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1978 Chevrolet Blazer Review
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Good Ol' Truck. — Its an old 4X4 but its got to be loved, trust me this big ride can and WILL run circles around these late models in 2wd, i know because i've done it! It sounds great with the dual cherry bombs, the classic ones! Cheap to fix and reliable for the most part, not the prettiest, but it's not supposed to be.

Pros: Fast for what it is. Reliable and will get you anywhere.....almost

Cons: Not for those who want pretty.

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Despite The Flaws, I Loved This Truck — Loved it; miss it much. Replaced original 305 with a 350. Solid ride, good power, not very good gas mileage. Was a brown and white K5. A bit tall for me, could've used a grab bar too keep me from pulling up with the steering wheel. Had to rebuild the column twice. Replace starter 6 times due to poor design placement. Very close to headers. Even with heat shield, starter life was poor.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Tough and cool

Cons: Poor gas mileage, too tall for quick turns

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1978 K5 Chevy Blazer — Its got a 383 stroker. I got it from my dad. Hes had it for about 12 years. I have put on new brakes front and rear. New shocks. Axel shaft for the front. New water pump, fan clutch new exhaust welded up by my dad with cherrybomb glass packs. We plan to build up a new motor for the old girl new floor pans I got the doors hood and interior for her too. Big plans this year. Detroit lockers front and rear will be put in too....

Pros: Lift, motor, and sounds great

Cons: Body rough but new paint this year

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Classic V-8 4x4 That Is Really "like A Rock" — With the right tires, it rides on the highway the same as a big car. Throw on your mud tires lock in the hubs and its four wheel drive pulls like like an ox.

Pros: No smog control to constantly have repaired. Great power steering, super ground clearance, and lots of power.

Cons: Air Condition unit gave out years ago. Rust on the roof was always an issue.

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Big Badddd Blazer — I bought this Blazer about 5 years ago from an auction in New Mexico. The front end was wrecked so I rebuilt the whole thing. Then instead of normally painting it, I shot it with Hercu-liner (spray in bedliner). I did this because it was from the desert, and I didn't want it to rust being in the Northeast now, and then 2, because I knew I would want to off-road it, and didn't want to worry about scratching a nice paint job. Plus, I don't believe in owning a pretty truck. The orignal motor was a Chevy 350 V8, which I blew up, and then replaced with another Chevy 350, which...well I blew that one up too....hehe. I then found a BigBlock 454 V8 that I think was out of a 72-73 Chevelle, Impala, or Vette. it has a mild cam, Edelbrock performer intake, 850cfm Holley double pumper carb, headers and a 3inch exhaust exiting out of glasspacks. I estimate it at about 400HP. So, it's bg, it's loud, and oh wow does it have some grunt! It has been lifted with a 4 inch Rancho suspension lift and a 2inch body lift, and is currently sits on 38inch tall Toyo tires. Other things that have been changed out is the rear end and the tranny too. I'm almost always working on it, but I love the thing. I think future plans will be to strip it down and making it off-road only and hitting the mud-bogging pits with it. Anyway, I love the look of the old Blazers, and they're some of the best offroad vehicles you can put your hands on. It's definitely a beast, and tends to scare peole pretty good too.

Pros: BIG 454 V8 Muscle

Cons: Roughly...I dunno 3-4mpg....not joking.

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Chevrolet Blazer Reviews

It Can Take You Anywhere By Mrchevy

This car has been good to. It 2 doors which makes it a bit smaller therefore quite easy to park. I has a great turning radius for tight U-turns. Extremely easy to see all sides when reverse parking. M... Read More

Blazers Rule By Randy

gr8 vehicle......comfy to drive and has been 100% reliable fuel economy isnt that gr8 but overall it has been the best vehicle ive ever bought... only other thing is the back hatch button has been a p... Read More

2004 Chevrolet Blazer Reviews

Blazer. Tried And True 2004 By Garth

Chevy built this truck for many years. The V6 power is 180 HP for the 4.3. Later in production they added port fuel injection and counterbalancing. This is a sawed off 350 V8 and has been nicknamed t... Read More

Not A Great Vehicle By firstchevy

More dislikes than likes. Not too much power, too little for the poor fuel mileage to compensate for. Other than recent problems it did its job fairly and really no complaints about the 4wd. That act... Read More

2003 Chevrolet Blazer Reviews

Very Good I Have 88 Thousand On A 2003 Blazer Suv By heyyall

The seats are not comfortable. the seats are cloth and has not lasted aslong as they should have.....I wish that I had gotten lether seats and the back seat is slanted sorta and is not comfortable at ... Read More

Love It By newman30

Have had this car for 9 years, it has 165000 miles on it and is still running like new! We've only had to recently do repairs on it. Love this car, will own it till it simply won't go any more! Read More

2002 Chevrolet Blazer Reviews

2002 Chevrolet Blazer 4wd By dfazakerly

Good vehicle, Specific Maintenance items needed at intervals, when maintained properly. Blazer can be a very inexpensive vehicle to maintain and drive. Resale value in later years not bad. Cheapest, m... Read More

Reliable Sporty Transportation By scooby36

I like how the vehicle looks, the reliability is good, plenty of room in the front sitting area but while sitting in the rear seat you sit high and there is really not that much leg room. The perform... Read More

2001 Chevrolet Blazer Reviews

I Love This Vehicle But The Matinence And Gas Kills My Walllet. By Amanda

I have fallen in love with the blazer but im at the point of giving up on her as I have repaired quite a bit on her in a year. She is big she is rugged and she is fun to drive. I love the handling but... Read More

This Vehicle Rocks By tommypc

I like this vehicle a lot. The 4 wheel drive has been of great use during all this snow that we have been having this year. I have not run into anything yet that it can't pull itself through. If you n... Read More

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