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Old 05-08-2017, 05:12 PM   #1
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re-powering the blazer

i really don't want to throw a bunch of parts at my 25 year old motor so I've been looking at crate motors to go along with my 700R4

Any suggestions ???
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Old 05-08-2017, 07:15 PM   #2
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Re: re-powering the blazer

I've had multiple Ram-Jet 350s and have loved them. Great torque, great mileage and all around easy install.
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Old 05-09-2017, 12:14 PM   #3
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Re: re-powering the blazer

What about a diesel?
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Old 05-10-2017, 11:07 AM   #4
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That's a ton of work.
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Old 05-11-2017, 03:24 PM   #5
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Re: re-powering the blazer

At some point I suspect i'll need a new engine in mine. My upcoming projects in no particular order (apart from first one) for the next few years:
- FIRST - Check hubs and entire driveline to make sure its all in good condition and efficient (ie allegedly free hubs aren't turning front driveline and costing MPG or damaging stuff)
- New gauge cluster
- Rack n pinion steering
- Fitting double stick shifter for NP 205 (do people use front wheel drive for road driving with this fitted?)
- 7004r tranny for decent mpg
- New engine , maybe if needed.
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Old 05-12-2017, 10:25 PM   #6
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Re: re-powering the blazer

I love the Ramjet in mine, but the good ole LS swap is a proven winner with lots of support.
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Old 05-30-2017, 05:43 AM   #7
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Who has the best prices on the crate motors?
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