What does K5 Blazer mean?

What does K5 Blazer mean?

Keep It Simple
An Introduction: The First Generation Chevrolet K5 Blazer When asked by people who do not know what this means we tell them it’s an acronym that stands for “Keep It Simple”.

What was the first year of the K5 Blazer?

1969-1972 K5 Blazer: The beginning The Blazer’s story begins in 1969 when Chevrolet rolled out the first K5 Blazer to compete with the likes of the Ford Bronco, International Harvester Scout and Jeep Cherokee.

Do all K5 Blazers have removable tops?

Both were short-wheelbase trucks and available with either rear- or four-wheel drive. The K5 Blazer and Jimmy had “full convertible” removable tops until 1975. For 1976, GM introduced a half-cab design that was less prone to leaks and slightly safer in a roll-over….

Chevrolet K5 Blazer
Successor Chevrolet Tahoe/GMC Yukon

What is the difference between a K5 and a K10 blazer?

The K10 was a half-ton, short-bed truck also produced by Chevy and GMC during the 1960s. The K5 had an overall length of 184 inches with a 106 inch wheel base. The K10 measured 191 inches with a wheel base of 117 inches.

What transmission is in a 1990 K5 Blazer?

700R4 automatic transmission
The 350’s power is routed through a 700R4 automatic transmission that has been beefed to handle trail duty. It features a B&M shift kit, 28,000 GVW stacked-plate cooler, and 6-quart oil pan. Power flows from the 700R4 to an NP241 transfer case that has been modified with a High Angle Driveline slip-yoke eliminator kit.

Is my blazer a K5?

Introduced to the Chevrolet line for the 1969 model year, the K5 Blazer was replaced for 1995 by the Chevrolet Tahoe. The third generation was simply called “Chevrolet Blazer”, without the K5 name….

Chevrolet K5 Blazer
Manufacturer General Motors
Model years 1969–1994
Body and chassis
Class Full-size SUV