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Does it ever end

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by wayne, Nov 16, 2001.

  1. wayne

    wayne 3/4 ton status

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    Just venting a little. I went to do the shackel flip this week and started tearing into it and thought for now I would just replace the bolts and not worry about the bushings. Well I get into it and guess what?, bushings are shot to the point when I turned the bolt the whole sleeve spun and chunks of the bushings fell out. Called Steve over at ORD for a new set of greaseable ones (which I wanted to begin with) and had him overnight a set. Talk about expensive, $30 to have them overnighted to have them here today so I can finish this couple our job tomorrow. My word of advice on this, order new bushings before doing stuff like this because it is easier to have them and not need them then to need them and not have them.[​IMG][​IMG]

    See <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/Waynes-Toy>Project Mighty Mouse</a> here.
    <font color=blue>Wayne<font color=blue>
    <font color=blue>Happy Trails<font color=blue>
     
  2. Boss

    Boss 1/2 ton status Author

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    Duh!! [​IMG][​IMG]
    I'm kidding, I know what you mean though bro.
    Boss

    Pic of my truck Before N' After
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  3. wayne

    wayne 3/4 ton status

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    Thanks for the support.[​IMG] I should have known I was going to need them but I guess I had a brain fart on that with everything else going on.[​IMG]

    See <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/Waynes-Toy>Project Mighty Mouse</a> here.
    <font color=blue>Wayne<font color=blue>
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  4. 83ZZ502_Jimmy

    83ZZ502_Jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    Always it goes like this,

    If you need it, you dont have it. If you have it, you dont need it. It seems this way to me.

    John

    <font color=blue>"When all else fails, read the instructions, or get a bigger hammer"</font color=blue>
     
  5. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Or you really need the part your wife finally convinced you to sell or throw out...a week ago.[​IMG][​IMG]

    Rene

    <font color=green>Dyslexics of the world...UNTIE!</font color=green>
    <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/project_T2> tRusty pics...</a>
     
  6. wayne

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    That will never happen in my house!![​IMG]

    See <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/Waynes-Toy>Project Mighty Mouse</a> here.
    <font color=blue>Wayne<font color=blue>
    <font color=blue>Happy Trails<font color=blue>
     

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