1972 Chevrolet Blazer K5 Custom - Trucks & Auto Auctions

5th Annual Northwest Collector Car Auction

Lot 134
1972 Chevrolet Blazer K5 Custom
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5th Annual Northwest Collector Car Auction
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1972 Chevrolet Blazer K5 Custom

This is a one-of-a-kind 1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer SUV that has been meticulously restored with attention to detail and finished in a stunning Triple-Black theme. The K5 is finished in Jet Black and features truck-style upper and lower wood-grain trim, as well as custom Cheyenne K5 billet emblems from Rad Machine on the factory GM font.  The original Cheyenne Super has been transformed into a K5 form and has undergone a true nut-and-bolt, rotisserie restoration with no expense spared!  The body tub has been coated inside and out with U-POL Raptor lining for sound-deadening and heat transfer, and Kilmat for added comfort. The suspension features a 4-inch Rough Country lift and steering stabilizer, while the factory chassis has been sandblasted, bodyworked, and painted in Smoked Charcoal base coat/clear coat for a smooth finish The restored double-wall top has been torn down and retextured with black inside and out, and has all-new seals and glass, upgraded with gas struts on the rear hatch

It is powered by a brand-new GM Performance LS2 crate engine producing 450hp paired with a new TCI automatic transmission and an NP205 transfer case. The engine bay has been extensively detailed with Omaha Orange finish, retro script Holley coil pack covers, and black Holley mid-mount serpentine system.  FItech fuel injection, aluminum radiator with dual electric fans, and  bronze Cerakote exhaust manifolds with dual exhaust.  Wilwood power brake booster with disc brakes, power steering, Vintage Air system, and neatly tucked wiring from American Autowire, all done in cloth-style loom and heat shrink.  Lift kit, locking hubs, and aluminum fuel cell.  The chassis is plumbed with all-new stainless-steel brake lines, a HotRod braided fuel hose, and fittings from the aluminum EFI fuel tank.  The Blazer rides on brand-new 17-inch slotted U.S. Mags wheels and 35x12.50 Mud-Terrain tires.

The interior features restored factory seats in custom bolstered form finished in classic black and houndstooth inserts with frenched-in seams, wood-grain panels, wrapped deluxe door panels, and a factory console with upgraded cup holders. The retro gauges are RTX Dakota Digital display, yet still maintains that stock look. It features a Classic Performance Products tilt column, a SureGrip wheel, an Autosound digital but stock-appearing radio, and black slide controls for the Vintage Air system. The dash is finished off in classic wood grain with a Cheyenne Super glove box emblem and features all-new factory green-tint glass and seals throughout.

A classic Blazer built correctly with no expense spared.  Don’t miss this one!



Color: Basic Black Nite
Engine: LS2 Crate Engine
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive Type: 4WD
VIN: CKE182S134325
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Buyer Fees
Sales Tax: 8.9% (sales tax does not apply to out of state vehicle purchasers)
Buyers Premium (based on winning bid amount): 10%
Classic Car Plates: $45.25
Documentation Service Fee: $200
Washington State License & Registration Fees: $302.75
Bid Increments
Bid Increment: $1,000.00
Terms and Conditions

All persons participating in a TAWA auction agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions, which shall form a binding contract between the participants and TAWA:

FEES: 10% Buyers Premium is applied to all items purchased.  If you are a Washington State resident we will collect all license and registration fees along with a $200 negotiable documentation service fee.  Out of state customers will have a $60 temp and transfer fee added to your vehicle purchase along with a $200 negotiable documentation service fee.  There is a 3.5% surcharge on all debit and credit card transactions. 

PAYMENT AND PICKING UP VEHICLES: TAWA accepts the following forms of payment: Cash, Cashier’s Check, Personal or Company Checks and credit cards. All out of state checks must be accompanied by an irrevocable Bank Letter of Guarantee, unless known by the auctioneers.

Merchandise becomes the full responsibility of the buyer at time of payment and the buyer assumes all risk of loss and damage to property at that time.

All purchases must be paid for in full on Tuesday May 30, 2023 by 4pm. All items must be removed one week following the auction unless prior arrangements are made. If you are an out of town buyer, please contact our office to make arrangements at 509.282.8466. Vehicles left beyond this date will incur a $20 per day storage fee.

DEPOSIT:  Auctioneer reserves the right to charge the customer’s credit card on file a deposit of up to 25% of the invoice total.  This deposit can be applied to the invoice there by reducing the amounts due.  If an invoice is not settled according to the payment terms of the auction, this deposit will be forfeited to Auctioneer as liquidated damages for non-payment.

TAWA reserves the right to resell any property not paid for in full by the conclusion of the stated pickup period. In any such event, the Buyer will still be responsible for payment for the original purchase and the costs of collection of this payment and/or damages resulting from the resale of the property.

TAWA will charge a $1,000 deposit to the credit card on file immediately following the award of bidding on any vehicle.  THIS IS NON-REFUNDABLE. 


GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: All Bidders agree to the following:

1. Every vehicle is being sold “as is,” including any and all defects, and without any warranties, express or implied.


3. I am assuming the entire risk that a vehicle I purchase will have defects, whether present now or arising in the future, whether visible or hidden, including, but not limited to, defects in the paint, windows, tires, frame, doors, brakes, steering, engine block, drive train, sensors, display, interior, transmission, fuel systems, suspension, tubes, electronic components, and each and every other part. I understand that defects in a vehicle I purchase may render it inoperable or unsafe to drive. Despite knowing these risks, I agree that TAWA, its owners, employees and agents shall not be liable for any defects in any automobile I purchase, for any reason, whatsoever. I agree to hold TAWA harmless from and against any and all claims, liability and damages with respect to any defect in any automobile I purchase.

4. TAWA and its owners, employees and agents act merely as agents for Sellers. Statements regarding the description and condition of automobiles made by the owners, employees and agents of TAWA, including those made on its website, advertising, auction materials, and at the auction itself, are based on a rudimentary vehicle inspection and a short drive of up to 1.5 miles. I understand that statements by TAWA are not intended to be relied upon by me, may contain errors, and I agree that I am not purchasing in reliance on those statements. I understand that all statements by TAWA regarding the description and condition of any vehicle are expressly disclaimed and do not constitute any promise, covenant, agreement or warranty.

5. Every vehicle is available for inspection prior to the auction, and that it is my sole responsibility to determine the condition of a vehicle prior to purchase.

6. By making a bid, I am making an offer to purchase the vehicle at the bid price, which if accepted, forms a binding contract to purchase the vehicle between TAWA and myself. I understand that any such contract includes the terms in this Acknowledgement.

7. Purchases may not be removed from the premises until secure payment in full is received. I understand that if payment is made by means other than cash or certified funds, the purchased property will not be released from the premises until the funds are cleared.

8. I may not rescind or challenge a purchase for any reason, including dissatisfaction or discovery of defects.

9. All bidders must be 18 years of age or older and must possess a valid driver’s license.

RESERVES: All auctions are with reserve unless specifically stated otherwise. Reserves, if any, are not disclosed unless advertised as "ABSOLUTE." Auctioneers at their discretion may place a reserve bid on behalf of the seller, lienholder or pre-approved absentee bidder.

DEBT COLLECTION AND INTEREST CHARGES: The buyer agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees and other costs incurred by TAWA in its efforts to collect unpaid funds from the buyer. The buyer agrees that a fee of 2% of the outstanding balance per month be added to any unpaid balance due TAWA.

LAWSUITS: Any litigation with arising out of an auction shall occur in the County in which the vehicle was located at the time the auction took place.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: If, for any reason, after a reasonable time has passed TAWA is unable to make available or deliver any purchased vehicle, or portion thereof, or any documentation required to transfer a purchased vehicle to a successful bidder, then the sole liability of TAWA, if any, shall be limited to returning to the successful bidder the moneys the successful bidder paid MTBA, if any, for said purchase. In the event of such refund then the successful bidder shall return and surrender the vehicle to TAWA and sign any and all documentation necessary to transfer title to TAWA or a different person/entity in TAWA’s discretion.

REGISTRATION: All registration information the bidder provides to TAWA shall be current, complete, and accurate. All bidders are responsible for any bids placed under their bidding numbers and passwords. The security of bidder information is the responsibility of the bidder. Bidders must notify TAWA if they believe that their bidder number and password have been compromised.

INTERRUPTION OF SERVICE: TAWA shall not be held responsible for any interruption in service, errors, and/or omissions, caused by any means and does not guarantee continual, uninterrupted or error-free service or use of its website. Technology can and does fail. Bidder acknowledges that this auction is conducted both in person and electronically and relies on hardware and software that may malfunction without warning. TAWA, in its sole discretion, may void any sale, temporarily suspend bidding and re-sell any items or lots that were, in TAWA sole discretion, affected by any malfunction. The decision of TAWA on malfunctions shall be final.