Yahoo Finance: This Beautifully Restored K5 Blazer Is Your Perfect Vintage Bronco Alternative
Vintage Broncos may be all the rage right now, but it’s not the only body-on-frame classic we love. This K5-generation 1971 Chevy Blazer is the perfect alternative if you want to stand out, and it’s for sale right now on eBay Motors. It’s just had a full frame-off restoration, and comes powered by a 454 cubic-inch big block V8. You should buy it.
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This Blazer was restored by a shop called Classic Ford Broncos in Columbus, Ohio, and comes with a host of upgrades to make it livable for daily-driving. Along with the bigger, fuel-injected engine, it’s equipped with a Vintage Air A/C system, new upholstery, and an upgraded stereo system with a modern Pioneer head unit. Power is sent to all four wheels via a four-speed manual transmission and shiftable transfer case.
From the outside, the car looks fantastic, with deep black paint and a perfectly matched set of chrome wheels. The chrome grille and bumpers look to be in great condition too, as does the roof panel. Underbody shots show a red-painted floorpan and no signs of rust. Inside, the dash and gauge clusters look to be in good, working condition. The two-spoke steering wheel and chrome glove box cover stand out nicely. The two back seats are finished in the same white upholstery as the front, flanked on either side by a set of subwoofers.
Of course, all of this restoration craftsmanship comes at a price. The seller has this Blazer listed on eBay right now with a Buy It Now price of $65,000 or best offer. That’s a lot of money, yes, but considering how much Bronco restorations go for, it seems pretty reasonable.
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