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first ever flex pic-and a flop

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by destinbeachman, Dec 24, 2006.

  1. destinbeachman

    destinbeachman 1/2 ton status

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    Never have had a lot of wheeling pics-always been busy driving:laugh: .Someone at a local ride took this last week and I thought I'd throw it up here and see what ya'll think.I know it doesn't articulate half as well as some of the really built rigs but I think it's pretty sexy anyway:D .I don't think this trail even had me lifting a tire.Anyway,it's just a 6" Rough Country spring lift with stock shackles,hangers and pretty average shocks.I'm headed towards a set of 2" rear springs,ORD flip,and all greasable everything.Any suggestions would be appreciated.I have been gathering parts for a while now and am just now getting to the suspension.I've been doing it piecemeal so I can continue to drive it.
    So,the flop.Actually,I just layed it over nice and easy on it's side.Dented the rear of the quarter by the light and just a touch up by the headlight.Both of wich I am replacing anyway.Still sucked.My spotter and I were wowing the jeepers by getting down one of the tighter spots and he got distracted and stopped guiding me for just a second and I continued creeping forward just a bit and,voila.I definitely suffered from a bad case of injured pride.But,I wasn't the first,and won't be the last!-

    flexed out 12-06.JPG
     
  2. CDA 455

    CDA 455 3/4 ton status

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    Looks great, man :waytogo: !!

    Now you have to tell me how to post pics so I can too :D !
     
  3. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    sweet glad to see ya out using your rig, :waytogo:
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    :D Flops are cool.
     
  5. destinbeachman

    destinbeachman 1/2 ton status

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    Somehow left this pic out.It still stings when I look at it :doah: This little section of washout was pretty nasty.There is about 200 yards of it and two other rigs went over.
     

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    CDA 455 3/4 ton status

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    Ouch :eek1: !

    So that's you?!

    That's part of wheelin!
     
  7. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    All flops coincidentally were to the passenger side....hmmm.

    It has been said that 1st Gens flop so much because the owners have such big heads.....it's makes them top heavy and more prone to falling over. :usaflag:

    Welcome to the club. :thumb:
     
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    hahahah Yup...Welcome aboard :doah:
     
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    Brought a smile to my face Greg :haha: :haha:
     
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    you mean those 1st gens can go off road too?
     
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    Just too funny. :thumb:
     
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    L.M.A.O. :haha: :rotfl: !!
     
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    At least Burt's airbag went off to protect the oversized K5 cranium.

    -Nate
     
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    hahahah my shirt does look like an airbag hahahah:haha:
    I like my pirate hat :haha:
     
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    Oh yeah,I feel much better now.Great job on the photo!:wink1:
     

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