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Old 05-04-2017, 10:36 AM   #1
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1971 2wd Great Motor Carriage..... Sprucing up my Jimmy!

I have been looking for a 2wd Blazer or Jimmy for quite some time, I finally scored! It was a long drawn out scenario of several conversations, then the owner almost changed his mind about selling, then the deal was back on, they the freight company flaked out, then I found another, then another etc, etc, etc....
Finally she landed, and I couldn't be more pleased! It was originally a 4wd, 2 owner Jimmy, the condition is amazing, we cannot find any surface rust on the frame, all panels look to be original, even has the factory tape over the seam sealer!
Let the fun begin! So far I have new bumpers, Flaming River column, drop spindles, Classic instruments cluster, new trim, the GMC hood emblems, billet tail and side lights, Raceline wheels 20x12 & 20x8.5 ordered, a Slightly" modified 6.0 LS with 4L80E tranny waiting on this Jewel!


















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Old 05-04-2017, 05:04 PM   #2
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Re: 1971 2wd Great Motor Carriage..... Sprucing up my Jimmy!

I like it. Congratulations. 👍
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Old 05-04-2017, 05:21 PM   #3
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Re: 1971 2wd Great Motor Carriage..... Sprucing up my Jimmy!

Awesome truck!
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Old 05-04-2017, 08:20 PM   #4
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Re: 1971 2wd Great Motor Carriage..... Sprucing up my Jimmy!

Very nice find. Congrats
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Old 05-04-2017, 09:16 PM   #5
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Re: 1971 2wd Great Motor Carriage..... Sprucing up my Jimmy!

Very nice ride - congrats!
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Old 05-06-2017, 06:07 PM   #6
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Re: 1971 2wd Great Motor Carriage..... Sprucing up my Jimmy!

Nice truck! I like the valve covers too!
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Old 05-23-2017, 07:46 AM   #7
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Re: 1971 2wd Great Motor Carriage..... Sprucing up my Jimmy!

Thanks all,
Not a lot going on with it right now, we are in limbo waiting on the Racelines to arrive and trying to get the Apache buttoned up!
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Old 05-24-2017, 10:13 AM   #8
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good looking K5, congrats!
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Old 06-01-2017, 12:49 AM   #9
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Re: 1971 2wd Great Motor Carriage..... Sprucing up my Jimmy!

Congrats, looking good!
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Old 06-21-2017, 02:48 PM   #10
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Re: 1971 2wd Great Motor Carriage..... Sprucing up my Jimmy!

Now that's a nice rig,
How much was those tires and wheels???
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Old 06-21-2017, 03:25 PM   #11
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Nice Jimmy!
What size tire are you using on your 20x12's?
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