Offroad Trailblazers and Envoys

planning my build, help wanted!

Dumping ground for offroad Trailblazer or Envoy general discussion.

by BrandonB » Tue Jul 19, 2016 12:58 pm

turenuza.jpg
this is what id like accomplish
turenuza.jpg
this is what id like accomplish
Hey everyone,

I have a 2002 trailblazer LT 4x4 that I've been planning to build into an off road beast. Ive spent some time reading the material on this website to gain some understanding of what is needed to get a functional lift. My ultimate dream is to get my TB on leaf springs like the rock crawler builds, but thats on the back burner, for now.

I found a TB that is EXACTLY what i want my build to look like, the lift, wheel size and fitment, and bumper are spot on to what i am looking for. (File is attached for reference)

Are there any experts that can help me get the same fitment for my build? also, where i can get that bumper?

Thanks a bunch,
Brandon
BrandonB
Newbie
 
Posts: 2
Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2016 12:24 pm
Name: brandon
Vehicle Year: 2002
Vehicle: Chevrolet TrailBlazer
DriveTrain: 4WD

by escapepilot » Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:45 pm

Mike Barton (MDB Fabrication) can supply the bumper kit - he's a regular contributor here. Check the vendor's section for MDB and more bumper info. Liftmeister.com for suspension. Did you check the build threads for a build write-up of that vehicle?
escapepilot
Off-Roader
 
Posts: 103
Joined: Mon Sep 08, 2014 3:55 pm
Location: Duplin County, NC
Name: Shannon
Vehicle Year: 2004
Vehicle: Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT
DriveTrain: 4WD w/ G80

by navigator » Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:24 pm

viewtopic.php?t=2883
This is where the pic came from, Bartonmd's fab thread.
I don't know that I remember this truck.
That might be an old pic of Kyle's truck beside it.
I'm sure Mike or Kyle will chime in with more accurate info.
Looks like the guy is running a 3" body lift, I would guess he is likely also running a liftmeister 3" suspension lift with 1.5" wheel adapters with what I would venture are 285/70/17s on aftermarket wheels.
"Please consider a search before posting. Folks on this site PIONEERED functional offroad use of these trucks."
The answer to many common lift questions can be found
here
My Build Thread
User avatar
navigator
Moderator
 
Posts: 4649
Joined: Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:16 am
Location: NC, Winnabow
Name: Chris
Vehicle Year: 2006
Vehicle: Chevrolet TrailBlazer
DriveTrain: 4WD
Rank: Trail Ready

by bartonmd » Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:25 am

That's Jeff Hamilton's TB. 3" BL, 3" suspension, SS grille, 35's.

Mike
bartonmd
Contributing Author & Off-Road Vendor
 
Posts: 4460
Joined: Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:35 am
Location: IN, Indianapolis
Name: Mike
Vehicle Year: 2007
Vehicle: Chevrolet TrailBlazer
DriveTrain: 4WD w/ G80
Rank: Offroad Rated


Return to Off Road Discussion