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First Dent

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by gokartergo, Jan 9, 2001.

  1. gokartergo

    gokartergo 3/4 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    Well I bought my K5 in Nov. I put a new crate motor in it in Dec. I got about 2000 miles on it. Good enough break in. And it finally rained here. So I went out to play. I live on five acres of flat land.I have one little hill on it.That I need to disk So the weeds are up about 3 feet. And at the bottom of the hill is a Palm tree.That I hate. Will I came down the hill a little fast and locked up the brakes and sleed right into that F#*!K&N palm tree. Dented my front bumper pretty good. I don't think I did any frame damage. Looks like I will need to buy one of those S.E.C bumpers. And I am going to buy a winch to help me pull that palm tree out..........

    Become one with nature.................then marinate it

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    <P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1>Edited by gokartergo on 01/09/01 06:40 PM (server time).</FONT></P>
     
  2. Confederate9

    Confederate9 1/2 ton status

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    ive had mine since july and i havent gotten any dents, but scratches yes, i know it comes w/ the territory, jsut like made me little mad after a paint job, but now i figure take care of it, but dont stress over it.
    oh well. hopfully ill keep my k5 dent free. =)

    Confederate's w/ K5's!
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  3. 90K5

    90K5 1/2 ton status

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    It gets easier after each one, just remember, scratches and dents=character

    90K5

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  4. BigJim85

    BigJim85 1/2 ton status

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    When I got my '85 Jimmy in January last year it already had some dents and dings. The first ones I put into it were from wheeling up in the mountains that summer through some old mining towns. Me and my buddies were going down these terraces left over from a strip mining operation. I was doing good till the very last one, there wasn't anywere else to go but straight down the sucker and BAM! I tweaked the right of my front bumper into the sheetmetal, and the rear left too. Nothing you would notice if you weren't looking.

    <font color=red>If it's stupid but works, it isn't stupid.</font color=red>
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  5. MICHIGAN BLAZER

    MICHIGAN BLAZER 1/2 ton status

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    Lot's 'O' Dents = fear in the eyes of other motorists

    -if it's all dented up, you know it's not gonna be a big deal if someone tries to cut them off.......they don't care about another dent!!!!........I know I don't

    <font color=red>MICHIGAN BLAZER
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  6. BillyBob

    BillyBob 1/2 ton status

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    I got a few "dents" on mine. Most of 'em came with it. But, I put a few goodies on my truck. One of the first months I started driving, I was backing up. I popped the curb with the front wheel and my entire passanger's side fender was pushed in inbetween the end of the wheel well and the door. Later, I was doing a K-turn at night, dead tired, and I slowly backed into a tree. My rear bumper was curved in on the drivers side. I really don't see anything wrong with dents, since my truck is an entire dent.. Now rot holes.. those are a pain.
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  7. rocko

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    Dent's build character.. just like Scratches..

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  8. Emmettology 101

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    When i bought my Jimmy 8 years ago, it was straight as an arrow. After 8 years fo wheeling, there almost isn't one straight panel on it!

    One you get over that first dent, the rest are all downhill and easier to handle!

    Mike [​IMG]
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  9. HarryH3

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    The first dent is the hardest. After that, you aren't as concerned. [​IMG]

    I LOVE this line!!! "Become one with nature.................then marinate it"

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  10. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Hey Mike, I can relate! [​IMG] after a while it just becomes the next dent [​IMG]

    Harry, I saw this tag line on another site and thought I'd share:

    "If at first you don't succeed then skydiving is not for you!"

    [​IMG] I love that one!

    Rene

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  11. mybeast

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    That's what I love about my Jimmy. I bought it and it had dents, and just about everytime I go out I add a dent, but I don't care. That's why I bought it to have fun and have a constant project. Then when i'm drinking beer with my buds every dent and scratch has a story.

    When all else fails MASH the skinny pedal!
     
  12. 90K5

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    i had a dent in my door, but got it fixed when i got it painted. I added one in the back though, i was backing up in an alley and ran into a big plastic residental dumpster that was full of trash, and hit the corner of my truck on it.

    90K5

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  13. ROCKBUGGYK5

    ROCKBUGGYK5 1/2 ton status

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    dents ha rollovers are the [censored] you guys should try it my k5 will sit and rollover

    ROCKBUGGY K5 38S LOCKED AND CHOPPED
     
  14. Gopherkiller

    Gopherkiller 1/2 ton status

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    Just look at it like me...F*ck it it's a truck. The first dent ALWAYS hurts!
     

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