Ringbrothers’ 1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer “Bully” brawls with 1,200 hp


Wisconsin scorching rod builders Ringbrothers introduced 4 new builds to the 2022 SEMA present, together with this 1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer.

Dubbed Bully, the Blazer boasts 1,200 hp courtesy of a GM-sourced LS3 6.8-liter V-8 topped with a 2.9-liter Whipple supercharger. That energy is distributed to all 4 wheels by means of a GM 4L80E 4-speed automated transmission and Dana 44 entrance and Dana 60 rear axles.

Ringbrothers Bully 1972 Chevrolet Blazer

Ringbrothers Bully 1972 Chevrolet Blazer

To deal with the steroidal energy whereas preserving off-road functionality, Ringbrothers went with a customized chassis with triangulated four-link suspension damped by two Fox Racing coilovers per wheel. The Blazer rides on Cooper Discoverer STT Professional tires, whereas stopping energy is supplied by 15-inch entrance and 14-inch rear rotors clamped by 6-piston Baer calipers.

The outside preserves many of the manufacturing unit styling, however with some refined updates. Carbon-fiber fender flares make room for the large tires, and the hood is created from the light-weight materials as nicely. The Blazer is painted in a shade known as Bashful Blue.

Ringbrothers Bully 1972 Chevrolet Blazer

Ringbrothers Bully 1972 Chevrolet Blazer

The inside was primarily based on a “floating” theme, with a dashboard composed of three particular person pods and seats upholstered in a method that makes them look a bit like garden chairs. The dashboard and shifter knobs are one-off items, as is the carbon-fiber steering wheel. A winch and Jerry can take many of the cargo space.

The Bully Blazer is one in all 4 autos Ringbrothers delivered to the 2022 SEMA present. The others embrace Patriarc, a 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1, Strode, a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro with a carbon-fiber wide-body, and Enyo, a radically reimagined 1948 Chevrolet pickup truck.


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