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Dually Blazer

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dremu, Jun 8, 2005.

  1. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    the things you find on Craigslist...

    anyway, please note, these are just pics I stole from a for-sale ad, and I know nothing else about it. Should you be interested, it's not mine ... I just saw it for sale in the San Francisco, CA area on Craigslist.org.

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  2. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    why on earth would anyone go through the effort? only sane reason for having a dually is for towing... and the K5 just isn't the optimal tow rig. I just don't get it. Of course, I don't get lowered suburbans (or other fullsize SUVs for that matter) either and yet people do it.

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    just to be different I suppose. Nothing wrong with that. It's kinda neat looking but like you said, alot of work and not really better for anything.
     
  4. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    Yeah, I donno. Looks neat ... though is it just me, or are the front tires wider than the rear?

    :what: :dunno:

    And the seller wants $11K, I think, which is just funny, seeing as it isn't actually good for anything but looking neat.

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    always wondered how that would look...now i see.
     
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    Doesn't have a dually front end so I suppose the tires/rims are sticking out a bit. Have to carry two spares.
     
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    i would bet the owner hasn't thought that far ahead.
     
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    A guy in fremont has one too. Its on 35's or 38's, with a trussed 10bolt in the rear.

    If one set of tires won't kill a 10 bolt, why not try 2? :confused:
     
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    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    absolutely nothing wrong with originality or being different... its refreshing sometimes...I guess when I first saw it I was trying to find a justification beyond "being different" when perhaps there was never meant to be one. ;)

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    can you post a link to that page on craigslist?
     
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    I met the owner once at a gas station. It was a few years back, all I remember is he had a real chip on his shoulder and the price was $7K then. They are not dually rims on the front, the front axle is the stock 10 Bolt. Rear wheels are stock dually rims (16" x 6"). I can't remember what the rear axle is, actually, I don't think I ever got to take a look. As we were talking I told him I'd seen a few other Blazer duallies (car shows, magazines, etc.), he got pretty pissed off and called me a lier. I really didn't feel like sticking my head under his truck after that! He isn't a wheeler, so you can expect nothing more than a dually conversion on this one. The rest of the truck looked stock, nothing special ... and now it's a few years older too. $11K is pretty steep for that truck.

    Here's one you might pay $11k for ... and see, I'm not a lier!!

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    mofugly13 1 ton bucket of rust Premium Member

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    That guy is just a couple of blocks away from me. I used to see it all the time, not lately though. I've never met the guy who owns it, or even seen it being driven, it's always parked.
     
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    There was one forsale by me a while ago, it had a plow on it so I figured he wanted more traction in the snow?? Anyways I stopped and looked at it... Boy was it GHETTO!
     
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    Some were made factory like that in other countries, there is different demand in other countries, and different vehicles to suit them.
     

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