A 1972 Chevy K5 Blazer Was Ringbrothers’ Custom Build.


This off-road capable Restomod is a modern take on the classic Chevrolet Blazer.

If factory 4x4s are built with off-road capability in mind, there’s one thing that hasn’t changed in decades, it’s that every aspect is about meat and muscle. When parts maker and automaker Ringbrothers set out to reintroduce the Chevrolet Blazer K5, its tuning had to be about meat and muscle, and the car had to stay true to its reputation for avant-garde customs, aiming to change anything about what’s what It took 8,500 hours of construction to subvert innovation and cutting-edge, and “BULLY” was able to easily climb this peak.

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body parts

BULLY has a huge range of unique 3D printed and machined parts – like air intakes, pedals and bumpers – as well as a huge selection of Ringbrothers part numbers such as door handles, hood inserts and taillight bezels. The new chassis and suspension are key add-ons.

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Building strength

For 1,200 horsepower, BULLY gets a Wegner Motorsports-built 6.8-liter LS3 V8, two Walbro 450 lph pumps, a 2.9-liter Whipple supercharger, a Holley Dominator, and a Bowler Tru-Street GM 4L80E automatic transmission. Motul lubricants run continuously. Ringbrothers modified the manifold and complemented the Flowmaster 44 exhaust system.

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Chassis and Suspension

Currie axles are bolted to the front and rear – Dana 44 and Dana 60 – and the triangular four-link suspension is equipped with shocks from the FOX 2.5 Race Series. Baer six-piston Extreme disc brakes provide stopping power at all four corners. The Road Shop handles the driveshaft, custom chassis and front sway bars.

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inside and outside

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‘Floating’ is the interior theme for the custom seats, upholstered by Upholstery Unlimited. Features Dakota Digital gauges and a Sparc Industries machined, Ringbrothers-designed carbon fiber steering wheel. Exterior carbon fiber is molded in areas like the custom hood and fender flares, and underneath are Cooper Discoverer STT PRO tires and 18-inch wheels, Gary Ragle’s custom design brought to life by HRE Wheels.