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Chevrolet K5: A Powerful, Wide-Open Link From A Storied Past To Trucks Of The Future

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by adamforsythe, Jan 6, 2007.

  1. adamforsythe

    adamforsythe 1/2 ton status

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    Nope. Expensive, all wheel drive, low ground clearance, and not enough room for my family. The engine would be a nice upgrade though.


    I could not justify spending the kind of money that they want for a truck to wheel. If you wanted to use it for a dd with no offroad and mild towing then I could see that. Just not enough seat room for me though.
     
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    Nope, its ugly and not practical for us.
     
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    FOR MUD 1/2 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    440 Hp!!!
     
  5. bigjbear

    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    NOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Not this story again!
     
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    mr.smartass 1 ton status Premium Member

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    no... it looks like every other piece of crap that's out now... I bought my K5 because of the way it looked, the size and the big aftermarket... that thing has none of those.
     
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    I think it's high time to remove all refErences to a "new" K5 from the world...
     
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    NOT again!


     
  9. 73k5blazer

    73k5blazer Unplug the matrix cable from the back of your head Premium Member

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    Ehhh.....
    K5 needs removable roof, solid axles, and no 'lower' anything. That's an avalanche with the rear doors missing.
     
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    Corey 78K5 1 ton status

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    Goddamn people that was a concept from back in like 2001 that never had a snow balls chance in hell of going into production. Hell they have had two different design changes since that body style.
     
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    at least it wasent reposted in french like last time :haha:
     
  12. 73k5blazer

    73k5blazer Unplug the matrix cable from the back of your head Premium Member

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    Just one design change, really. That's a GMT800 truck. They just came out with the GMT900's for 2007. Other changes are only cosmetic trivial stuff.

    Yeah, we get the part that's it's 2001. But, when it comes to the K5 moniker, I think the people here are quite passionite about it and what it represents.
     
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    And even then, those only happened on the pickups...the Tahoe and Burb never changed 'til the 900 rolled out.

    I'd get one if it were solid axle and under $25k. I hate the idea that a 220hp 5 speed Colorado with the Z71 package is still $3k MORE than a 270hp 6 speed Nismo offroad package Frontier...and it has an electric selectable locking diff, not a gov-lok. Seems to be a thing in GM's pricing now.

    I'd have feared, of course, this would've been low to the ground, the highest being the average Z71 package and cost as a base at about $27k without the Z71 package. Glad this concept drifted off and out of memory.
     
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    It was based on the 2 door platform that was killed off before the concept was released, so you guys can quit worrying. I liked the idea but the execution (just like the Avalanche) sucked.
     

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