September 20, 2022

1979 Chevrolet Blazer Restoration

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Embark on a journey through the rugged beauty of classic off-roading with Texoma Classics as we meticulously restore a 1979 Chevrolet Blazer in Sherman, Texas. This vintage Chevrolet Blazer isn’t just an SUV; it’s an icon of American adventure and style, and we’re dedicated to bringing it back to its former glory. Join us on a captivating visual journey through the restoration process, where the spirit of classic Blazers meets modern craftsmanship and innovation.

At Texoma Classics, our passion for preserving automotive history shines through in every restoration project we undertake. With the 1979 Chevrolet Blazer, we’re not just restoring an SUV; we’re rekindling the essence of American off-road capability. Our team of skilled artisans and restoration experts meticulously breathe new life into every aspect of this iconic vehicle, from its distinctive design to its rugged performance.

This isn’t just a restoration; it’s a transformation. As we pay homage to the original aesthetics while infusing modern upgrades for enhanced off-road prowess and reliability, we’re crafting a Chevrolet Blazer that captures the spirit of adventure while embracing the demands of today’s trails. Whether you’re an off-road enthusiast, an adventurer, or someone who appreciates the timeless appeal of vintage Blazers, our restoration projects epitomize the essence of American automotive heritage.

Witness the magic as Texoma Classics turns this 1979 Chevrolet Blazer into a rolling testament to classic off-road adventure, ready to conquer the trails once more. Explore how we’re turning dreams into reality, one restoration at a time, and envision the possibilities for your own journey with Texoma Classics, where vintage Blazers are reborn with a touch of modern ruggedness.

Chevy Blazer Restoration at Texoma Classics

Restoring a classic truck like the Chevy Blazer from the ground up is no small task. Texoma Classics will be doing electrical work, automotive upholstery, and paint before installing Dynamat to keep the vehicle safe, quiet, and comfortable for any adventure that might come its way!

We’ve started removing some of the interior components from the 1979 Chevrolet Blazer in preparation for upholstery restoration work. Don’t worry about the mess, these carpets will be replaced during the restoration process. We’ll also be reupholstering the seats, headliner, sun visors, and most other interior components.

We removed the rotors & four-wheel drive to be able to replace with new ball joints.

Ball joints , steering knuckles and rear brakes have been torn down.

We have painted the steering spindle and vacuum plates.

We had rotors turned to keep them from warping.

Installed the new ball joint spindles and replacing drag link ends.

The new upholstery for the seats has been completed.

Driver and passenger door panels have been removed to diagnose power window motors and locks.

New brakes and brake drums have been installed.

The fenders, hood and core support have been removed.

Removed the trim from the body.

Beginning to teardown the interior.

We have begun removing the hardtop in preparation for media blast.

The entire interior has been removed.

Removed the master cylinder from the firewall.

After media blast, we discovered a lot of rust and damage. After talking to the client, we will be getting a new body to replace this one

We have epoxy sealed the core support, fenders, inner fenders and doors.

We received the donor body in.

We have begun to teardown the donor body to have media blasted.

We have removed the body from the chassis.

The body has been media blasted.

We have begun to do some metal repair but cutting out rust and replacing with new metal.

The front portion of the floor pan is complete.

We cut out more rust a the back of the cab also, tack welded in a patch panel

We have welded in the patch panel for the rear of the cab. Now the passenger side floor pan is complete.

Cutting out driver door jamb to replace on the donor body.

Completely cut out door jamb to weld in the one we just cut out.

We have begun to weld in the replacement door jamb.

The door jamb is almost completely done.

We have begun removing the paint from the hood to have epoxy seal sprayed.

We have epoxy sealed the hood.

We have begun doing some body work on the hood.

Beginning to cut out a section to replace with a new panel.

We have cut out the panel that is being replaced.

The new panel has been complete.

Prepping the fiberglass cap to be epoxy sealed.

Sanding fiberglass cap after being epoxy sealed.

We have painted the fiberglass top white.

We have power washed chassis to prepare it for paint.

We have installed the body and core support on the chassis.

We have gotten the floor pan painted black.

We have begun doing some bodywork on the passenger door.

We have gotten more bodywork done on the passenger door.

Passenger door has been completed for the bodywork.

We have begun sanding the hood to prepare for epoxy sealer.

We have officially initiated the process of mocking up the core support.

The original body bushings will need to be replaced due to dry rot.

We have installed the intake manifold to the engine.

 We have installed the brake master cylinder.