98 Safari AWD progress report

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98 Safari AWD progress report

Postby 4x4 VanMan [OP] » August 18th 2010, 5:27am

Hey all, been some time since my last visit thought I would post some pics of the Safari's progress. Its been an excellent rig that has taking us on many trips this summer and has been a work horse for work. Removed all the body cladding, the driver side they were all broken and are not cheap to replace. Really like how it turned doesn't look like a soccer moms rig anymore. Other mods to date include 2" lift, blazer spring mod, air shocks, 235/75/15 AT tires and tossing out the rear seats. Future mods planned include rear HVAC removal, Thinking about Linex linning on the bottom of the rocker panels after I weld up the holes from the cladding might Linex the bumpers also.
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Re: 98 Safari AWD progress report

Postby TheRealDaddy » August 18th 2010, 11:46am

Looks nice
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Re: 98 Safari AWD progress report

Postby 94 Van Guy » August 18th 2010, 2:16pm

A definite improvement.
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Re: 98 Safari AWD progress report

Postby astroturf » August 19th 2010, 12:36pm

Very Nice

Thanks for Sharing

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Re: 98 Safari AWD progress report

Postby Duck Hunter » August 23rd 2010, 3:30am

NICE!! that what I want to do with mine, and hey mine looks just SAME as yours but rwd.. what kit did you used?
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Re: 98 Safari AWD progress report

Postby 4x4 VanMan [OP] » August 23rd 2010, 4:23am

Thanks :driving:

Most of the lift is Overland 2 inch, bottom two leafs from an early 90s 2dr blazer.
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