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Dually blazer

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Nov 16, 2003.

  1. sled_dog

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    Pretty cool I think. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I was considering doing it to my K5 for a while but couldn't find any pictures of one, then I find out there is one just a couple miles from me /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
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    am I the only one that doesnt like duallys? they havent made much practical sense in years (if not decades) since man kind learned how to make heavy duty tires... and they just make a rig look butt-ugly, literally.

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    You obviously have not towed a heavy load with a dually through lane changing high speed traffic.
     
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    It doesn't even have a real dually rear end... /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif [ QUOTE ]
    Equipped with bolt on dual wheel kit that can be used on Chevy pickups and suburbans.

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    It just has an aftermarket wheel adapter kit.
     
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    You obviously have not towed a heavy load with a dually through lane changing high speed traffic.

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    towing is the devil. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif i see heavily loaded (in the bed) duallys all the time, but hardly ever see one actually towing much of anything. oh well, 99% of peeps never use 4wd either.

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    huh.....that kinda ruins it, and wouldnt that put more stress on a standerd srw axle...speacially a 10 bolt!? lol.. but it could be done easy enough..just swap a 14 bolt dually in it...and throw on the bubble flares and you got urself a true dually..ive thought about it...prolly wil do it to one of my trucks someday..
     
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    Well that statement came from an incedent in Salt Lake city:

    My first trip to EJS, I had a '98 Dodge x'tra cab 4x4 with the towing package. I had to make some quick lane changes and my Blazer on the trailor pushed and swayed me all over the place. There were some tense moments.

    The next year, I towed wity my 1 ton dually 4x4 Chev and there was no comparison. I had to flip lanes and go here and there and it was no problem at all. I was sold.

    You get used to how they look after a while. Normal trucks start to look a little thin and light in the back. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     

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