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DIY4X UD1 w/swingout Installed.

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by sincity78, Dec 18, 2006.

  1. sincity78

    sincity78 Registered Member

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    Got my UD1 rear bumper installed this weekend, here are some pictures..

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    Took some fanagling to get it on, but I'm very happy with it! :D
     
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    That looks awsome. Same one I want, but without the jerry can holder and WITH the hi lift jack option. What lift/tire combo you have there?? Nice lookin rig!
     
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    Thanks! It has the hi-lift option but I didn't throw it on for the pictures.

    It's 6" of lift with 37" mtrs. I'm planning on stepping back to 4" via shackle flip and installing the shock inboard kit on the rear and ford towers on the front. Less height, more flex.
     
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    Looks great!!! I wish I could afford one. Maybee Santa will bring me one!:D
     
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    Are the cans full? How well does it swing and does it flex when trying to swing back to it's home. Had a bumper on a jeep once that with cans full would not latch back in place.
     
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    They will always drop some when swinging home. There is enough play in the bearings alone to cause some drop. Some of this could be preloaded out but at the same time, I wouldn't want it to swing in and hit somebody's tailgate and damage it. A little lift is required to put it back in to position.
     
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    I know a little lift is good but it can be latched back with full gear is good to hear.
     
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    I want one soooo bad!! I have a new credit card with 0% burning a hole in my pocket:doah:
     
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    Looks very nice:thumb:
     
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    Thanks guys.

    I had about 7 gallons of water between the two cans. It swings real nice and only take a little lift to put it back into locked position.
     
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    No one going to flame me on how silly the tailpipes look now? You guys are just too nice! hehe
     
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    That looks sweet....
     
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    Tailpipes?!? I thought those were rickshaw handles!! LOL.
     
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    Haha, thanks! :laugh:

    I figure I'll have to do something about them when I do the shock inboarding on the rear.
     
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    I can help ya fix that!:haha:
     
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    I bet you can:D
     

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