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Old 07-14-2017, 08:28 PM   #551
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Re: What did you do to your Blazer/Jimmy today?

Installed 4 new ball joints and 4 new wheel bearings.
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Old 07-15-2017, 08:20 AM   #552
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Has anyone done it this way? Pros? Cons? I'm gonna take the decent floor from this 72 P/U And put it in my 72 K-5

I dont know why, but when I attach my pictures to this site, they're upside down. They're fine in my library. I tried turning my photos upside down, but no luck.

When I figure it out, I'll re-post.

The pickup cab floor is good. I know I'm destroying a good cab for the floor but I think it's better metal than the patch panels I see on line.

Any thoughts?
I bought a K5 carcass for a few hundred dollars the rear floor area. A day's work of cutting welds, removing carriage bolts and I had a factory floor for my medium Blue CST. Sold the Blazer carcass for what I bought it for originally = free rear floor for me. Plus the repop sheetmetal is never as thick as the original factory GM stuff. My two cents.
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Old 07-15-2017, 08:25 AM   #553
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Re: What did you do to your Blazer/Jimmy today?

Helped my metal guy remove the front clip off my 72 Highlander. Getting rust repair to the lower "A" and "B" pillars, new torque boxes and outer rockers.
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Old 07-15-2017, 10:28 AM   #554
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Re: What did you do to your Blazer/Jimmy today?

In the first pic above you catch a glimpse of the screw used to affix the fender seal bracket used for CST applications - same as that used for the glove box hinge to the dash w captured washer.
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Old 07-15-2017, 01:13 PM   #555
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I disassembled my rear hatch catch mechanisms and actually got my rear hatch to work like it is suppose too. Now waiting for a temp sending unit so I can button up the engine and drive it.
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Old 07-15-2017, 09:20 PM   #556
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Re: What did you do to your Blazer/Jimmy today?

After my last post, I got an urge to upgrade my dash. Completed a Dakota Digital this afternoon with my son after the billet pedals and Holley carb upgrade from a few weeks ago.
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Re: What did you do to your Blazer/Jimmy today?

Spent part of the day dunking replated frame clips for the rear wire harness in Plasti Dip.
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Finished vintage Ac install
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Spent part of the day dunking replated frame clips for the rear wire harness in Plasti Dip.
I did the same thing to my wire harness clip. I was really amazed and how much the plastic dip shrunk when it dried. I had to dip them 2 or 3 times to match the OEM thickness.
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