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 Post subject: My junkyard built S10 Blazer
PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 6:24 am 

Joined: Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:24 am
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It is a $400 1991 Blazer Sport 4 door bought for the princely sum of $400 off Craigslist and driven home on 2 cylinders. Turned out to be a super easy fix and I've been driving it off and on ever since. It's never left me stranded and never really broke down on me until recently when the speedometer wires got pinched in the transfer case shifter and shorted out. It's also 99.9% rust free.

I had specifically wanted a 4.3 TBI truck with a floor shifted transfer case. I wasn't looking for a 4 door but this one was too nice to pass up and now I actually prefer the 4 door.


Since buying it, I've made the following modifications using parts from corresponding car/truck/van:

Third brake light: 1994 S10 Blazer
Hood strut: 1994 Olds Cutlass
Wheels/tires: 1993 GMC Jimmy 2WD
Rear window: 1993 GMC Typhoon
Spare tire carrier modified to hold HiLift Jack: 1994 GMC Jimmy
Reel Out Underhood light: 1992 Olds Cutlass

Steering wheel: 1986 Chevy Corvette
Steering column from the pivot pins up: 1989 Cadillac Deville
Gauge cluster: 1993 S10 Blazer - I did have a modified tach cluster from a 1988 Blazer in, but took it out.
Express Down front windows: 1995 Pontiac Bonneville
All-Window-Down - I tap the back two window switches and all 4 windows roll down by themselves: 1994 Olds Cutlass
Updated chime module with automatic locks that lock at 9MPH, turn signal chime if I leave my signal on too long: 1996 Olds Cutlass (my chime is a less annoying "ding, ding, ding" instead of the original "doooooooooooooooooot"
Overhead console: 1994 S10 Blazer
Homelink for above: 2000 Olds Bravada
Compass/Outside Temp for OHC: 1996 Jimmy
Auto-dimming rear view mirror with inside temp: 1999 Cadillac Escalade
Remote Keyless Entry with illuminated entry and factory alarm: 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix
Leather power seats with power lumbar: 1993 S10 Blazer
Retained Accessory Power: 1995 Chevy Camaro
CD player modified for iPod AUX input: 1995 Buick Riviera
2 piece sunvisors with vanity mirrors: 1994 S10 Blazer
Cargo mat: 1993 Olds Bravada
Dome override switch: 1995 Pontiac TransSport
Window lockout switch: 1992 Olds 98
Glove box lock delete: 1999 GMC Jimmy

Under the hood:
Steering shaft: 1988 Jeep Cherokee
Horns: 1999 Cadillac DeVille

I have some more plans for it, but I'll need some rare parts to complete them.


Jay - Austin, Texas
1989 GMC Sierra C1500 SportSide - $800 toy
1991 Chevy S10 Blazer 4x4 - $400 POS
1995 Oldsmobile Silhouette - Now with slipping trans mod, soon to be L67'd.

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