1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer CST recently completed restoration to the original glove box SERVICE PARTS IDENTIFICATION (SPID)tag. The original (SPID) or build sheet inside the glove box is in tact! The SPID lists all the factory installed options on the K5. Those are...
Medium blue color
Cheyenne (CST) trim package
350ci V8 engine
TH350 automatic transmission
Blue Sport bucket seats with console
Deluxe instrument cluster gauge package
AM push button radio
Single wall removable top with two dome lamps
Factory tinted glass
A GM factory tilt steering column has been installed
Recently completed frame off restoration. New partial floors, outer rockers, torque boxes and all 6 pieces of the structural "B" pillar supports were painstakingly replaced. Original General Motors rear wheel houses and rear raised floor area were installed. Blazer has absolutely ZERO rust!
The K5 runs and drives great! Rebuilt numbers matching 350ci V8 engine fires right up with the key, runs strong and doesn't leak or smoke. The Blazer steers and brakes like it should. TH350 transmission shifts like it should. Transmission was recently serviced with a new filter, pan gasket and fluid. The NP205 transfer case works in 2WD, 4WD high and low. Front and rear differentials were just serviced with new fluid and gaskets as well as a new front pinion seal. New Air Conditioning compressor was installed with new belts. A/C system was serviced and converted to R134. Air Conditioning blows cold.
I first met Clive Cussler in 1999 at a book signing. We ended up hanging out after the signing, discussing cars and the car hobby. I mentioned that I had always wanted to try SCUBA diving. He said that I needed to get certified as a diver and that he was sure I would love […]
Classic pickup trucks are generally narrowed down to Ford, Chevrolet, GMC or Dodge, with a few outliers such as Studebaker or International. Rarely does the discussion come around to the “Cadillac of trucks,” the heavy-duty Diamond T. The Pick of the Day is a 1949 Diamond T 201 pickup, from the final model year, that […]
Russo and Steele has canceled this year’s collector car auction at Amelia Island, Florida, that was to take place during the busy week leading up to the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, the auction company has announced. This would have been the second year for the Russo and Steele auction, which was set for March 5-6 […]
The small, scenic city of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is usually a quiet place, a wealthy enclave nestled along the coast on the Monterey Peninsula, and known for its storybook cottages and walkable village center. But every August, Carmel becomes something of a madhouse during Monterey Car Week, especially on Tuesday, when the Concours on the Avenue […]
Retro Classics is the annual collector car “trade fair” staged in Stuttgart, Germany. It opens February 27 and runs through March 1, and among the featured displays this week is that of the German Peugeot Pre-War Register. Though its name sounds more formal, the “Register” is actually a car club organized in 2000 by German […]
Topped by a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 that sold for £708,750 ($921,985), Silverstone Auctions reports its recent collector car auction at the Reis Race Retro show at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, England, produced £4.6 million ($5.98 million) in sales. The two-day sale began with an offering of race cars. Silverstone said 70 percent of those competition […]
This ClassicCars.com Marketplace featured listing is a 1997 BMW 540i for sale in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Equipped with V8 power, a sporty six-speed manual transmission and a fresh coat of ‘Hellrot’ Red paint, this car would be a head-turner everywhere it goes. The Joji Nagashima-penned design of the fourth-generation 5-series, incorporating a lion’s share of […]
One of the favorite classic cars that I have owned was a 1966 Volvo 1800S. I bought it in L.A. for $6,500 and immediately drove it with my friend John Nikas back to where I was living in Chicago. Aside for John and I (mostly John) having to rebuild the generator in a hotel parking […]
The Journal reported on the YouTube video and the wild offer with an even bigger caveat Want to buy a Greenwood Corvette for $5,000? Casey Putsch has one Needless to say, Putsch has been inundated with offers – some legit and some, as he sees it, nefarious. As he puts it in his newest video, […]
This ClassicCars.com Marketplace featured listing is a 1931 Ford Model A for sale in Dallas, Pennsylvania. Henry Ford famously said of his Model T, produced from 1908 to 1927, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants, so long as it is black.” That fallacy only held true in the 1914 […]