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"Flat fender" a full size?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by the beast, Aug 5, 2005.

  1. the beast

    the beast 1/2 ton status

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    There was a cover truck on one of the mags a while back. Red K5 with tube fenders. I can't find a pic of it now.

    My fronts are already pretty trashed, so I figured, why the hell not?!

    Does anyone else run the flat fender type look? Especially full width. I've seen plenty of the narrowed type, but I like the look of my 89-91 grille conversion. Anyone find a way to make it work?

    Post up pics of them as well. :D
     
  2. k5freak44

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    ive got the mag give me 5 minutes
     
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    There ya go :D
     
  4. Kiwi John

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    Wow!! Sure hope that George is a CK5'r!
    I hope you keep a photo log of your build project too. Good Luck.
     
  5. blazinzuk

    blazinzuk Buzzbox voodoo Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I think to get the most benefit you have to remove some of the front grille too like this

    fendertrim.jpg
     
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    heres a few more pictures of it. http://blazerk5.com/hh1a.html go to page three and its at the very bottom. gives some specs and different shots of it.
     
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    Page 3??? :confused:
     
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    Here ya go

     
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    ahhh crap go to the photoboard and then page three my mistake :doah:
     
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    K10ANDYKHAMANIC has his fronts hacked
     
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    u got any pics??
     
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    i do like the look of it alot, but do you think it impeeds the view towards the front some? it looks like it does, on a climb it would. it might be kind of cool to taper the front then have some flattie fenders that are made with the diamond plate and tube and that are removable. just my $.02 cents. :rolleyes:
     
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    an impeded view is the norm wheeling a fullsize unless you trim/taper/hack it to bits. it was mostly to remove wasted sheetmetal and improve tire approach :D
    i hate wheeling his truck. my dodge is a fatty too. he is missin the floor of his bed so he can see good out the back. i could spot myself in my J**p.
     
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    Thats a great looking blazer. The thought of a flat fender never occurred to me. I think a slight taper towards the rear would be a great set up. Now, to use this without an exo-cage would be a little more difficult to do, but worth it for someone like me. The trees get tight on the jeep trails...
     
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    So you're feeling my pain?! :doah: Trails in New England are a little tight too. But I just LOVE sticking it to all the elitist Heep snobbers by taking mine places they say I'm "too big to fit" :D

    I think it MAY impede visability a little in the front, but you'd gain that back by going with tube doors or doorless. Plus it wouldn't stick out any farther than an exocage. But I agree. trying to make it work without an exocage is a challange.

    K10A I couldn't get the link to work. :crazy:
     
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    Sorry bout that..pretty sure he has a gallery on here...K10ANDYKHAMANIC
     
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