For Sale By:Private Seller
Engine:SBC 350 PUNCHED 40
Drive Type: 4X4
Trim: K5 BLAZER
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
up for sale! k5 blazer on 2.5tons rockwells, 350 punched 40 over & fully built w/ aluminum heads. 780 double pumper carb, just dropped over 10k in this. new scs all time 4x4 with 3.5-1 ratio, new th400, all new drive shafts, welded rear, locking front hubs, front axle has a new chunk and new seals w/locking hubs, interior is gutted with rsx type s racing seats with custom mounts and brackets. no dash, trans cooler, aluminum fan shrouds custom made by ff dynamics. sub framed & 4-linked asking 17k obo. this is a turn key truck! get in and start beating on it. tons of fun i just dont take it out enough. since the recent build its been out 2 times. i normally run a half and half mixture of 116 & 93. it has all forged internals so its ready for a nice nitrous shot. if you have any questions please call me @ 561-601-5538
delivery is available for a additional cost.
THIS TRUCK HAS NO TITLE AND IS A 1989 K5 BLAZER. ONLY REASON IT SAYS 1979 IN THE HEADING IS TO AVOID THE TITLE AND VIN # BE ENTERED.
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During game five of the World Series, Chevrolet was set to do a spot of marketing for the 2014 Silverado - fans at Busch Stadium in St. Louis would hold up placards that spelled out the words "Silverado Strong," a theme that Chevy has been promoting since the Silverado's launch with the song "Strong," by Will Hoge. The St. Louis promo was ultimately called off, though, over concerns that it'd be insensitive to the visiting Boston Red Sox. (You can see the image of what the stunt would have looked like above, courtesy of one timely Reddit user.)
Now, the Busch Stadium stunt might not have been a big deal, had the St. Louis Cardinals not been playing the Boston Red Sox. Following the tragic events in Boston during the marathon back in April, the phrase "Boston Strong" gained traction among the city's citizens, especially at sporting events. So, you can imagine that Chevy's appropriation of the phrase might not sit well with some fans.
The stunt was ultimately shelved after images of the signs went viral before the game, leading to a bit of a public backlash. Chevy spokesperson Michael Albano said of the promo that it was meant to show the brand's "commitment to baseball and its fans." But after the images went viral, the company "realized there was the possibility that we may offend some of the very fans we were trying to honor," Albano told Automotive News via email.
That was fast. Mere days after showing a Police Concept based on the 2015 Tahoe at the SEMA Show, Chevrolet has announced that it will build a PPV model based on the SUV to do battle with the Ford Police Interceptor Utility (Explorer) and Dodge Durango Special Service.
You'll recall that the Tahoe has been police staple for several years, predating both the Explorer and Durango police variants, so the fact that the new model would spawn a police variant is hardly surprising. Like the civilian model, the 2015 PPV benefits from a more efficient 5.3-liter, direct-injection V8 that pumps out 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. It also features more high-strength steel, offering better crash protection, on top of optional safety items like lane departure warning, forward collision alert and a Safety Alert Seat.
The press release is rather light on police-specific items, aside from the auxiliary battery, which keeps the myriad of electronics in a modern police car running even when the engine isn't. Lightbars, 17-inch steel wheels on Goodyear Eagle RS-A tires and a push bar round out the mods for the Tahoe PPV. The cabin features a revised center console and room for laptop and other equipment mounts.
Bob Lutz sits down for Autoline Detroit - Click above to watch video after the jump
Autoline Detroit recently played host to Bob Lutz, and, as is always the case, the former General Motors vice chairman dished out some great commentary. Lutz was promoting his new book Car Guys vs. Bean Counters: The Battle for the Soul of American Business, and talk quickly turned to his role as it related to product development and high-level decision making at GM. While on the topic of brand management, Lutz revealed a few rather interesting tidbits about his former employer:
All Chevrolet vehicles were required to have five-spoke aluminum wheels and a chrome band up front, as part of the Bowtie brand's overall image.