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Bobbed trucks legal??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by PhoenixZorn, Apr 6, 2006.

  1. PhoenixZorn

    PhoenixZorn 1/2 ton status

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    I see many people doing front and rear end bobs on their K5s and pickups, but no one has ever discussed whether or not these trucks are still truly street legal. In Wisconsin, your tires cannot stick out past the fenders more than 3", thus Bushwacker flares are needed for just about any tire upgrade on a stock vehicle. Thankfully, 33s fit nicely under the wheel wells on the 70 K5, so I don't need to worry about it.

    Anyway... if you bob the front and rear of your truck, does it still qualify as street legal, or are 100% of these bobs for offroad only trucks?
     
  2. Muddytazz

    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    Are you talking bobbing or tapering?
     
  3. PhoenixZorn

    PhoenixZorn 1/2 ton status

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    Whoops... I guess bobbing would be shortenning... I'm talking about narrowing the front and rear ends...
     
  4. big dan

    big dan 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I was wondering the same thing. If your talking about tapering Im interested. I think tapered trucks look cool and want to taper mine but its gonna be my daily driver for at least 3 more years so I need to keep it as legal as possible.

    Edit:You answered before I got my post in. Anyway I wanna know too.
     
  5. SICNICK

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    depends on where you live, here in CO the tire coverage laws are very relaxed, suposedly only in Denver is it illegal...
     
  6. AZ79K5Project

    AZ79K5Project 1/2 ton status

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    Nothing that I am aware of in AZ that says you can't do it. Hell, in AZ you don't need fenders, mudflaps, headlights or most things when driving an Blazer in daylight. One brake light and hand signals is legal.

    P/U's only have to have mudflaps if raised. Wisdom of that?
     
  7. MT wheeler

    MT wheeler 1/2 ton status

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    Kinda sounds like Montana. All that is required for a windshield is some sort of eye protection. Goggles actually qualify.
     

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