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Got a new K5

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by nerraw117, Feb 23, 2005.

  1. nerraw117

    nerraw117 1/2 ton status

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    Saturday i went and picked up a K5 from a fellow member (SF87K5) its an 85 K5 blazer with a 355 engine, 203 Transfer case, 14BFF rear and 10 bolt front, for pics go http://community.webshots.com/user/nerraw117

    now i was thinking of what everyone thought about it, and anyone think of any plans? full trail rig (only drive it to trail, dont care about looks), half/half (care about looks, drive it every once in awhile and wheel it every once in awhile)

    i was leaning toward the trail rig

    PS. the rust on the lower front quarters are a little worse now then in the pics, but thats all the rust it has is them couple of places, know a good place to get them front lower quaters at besides lmc?
     
  2. 83k5inthefort

    83k5inthefort Registered Member

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    Trail Rig!

    IMHO, your rig would need a lot of cosmetic work to make it a 'half-and-half', so I'd just finish the job of tearing it apart. Rather than spend $$ on interior and exterior cosmetics, spend it on suspension and drivetrain mods. Looks like you can have a lot of fun with it!
     
  3. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    At least Danny's truck went to someone that seems to care about it. i personally like the double duty build...saves needing a trailer and a tow rig and can still be a hell of a lot of fun.

    It doesn't have to be especially pretty or pristinne to serve as a street driver as well as wheeler.

    Rene
     
  4. nerraw117

    nerraw117 1/2 ton status

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    so ur saying not fix rust and stuff? i would think rust needs fixing lol
     
  5. nerraw117

    nerraw117 1/2 ton status

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    anyone else?
     
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    I agree with Rene and i told you want I was going to do after I painted it.
     
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    I think he's saying whereever there is rust CUT IT OFF :D Or at least that's what I'm saying!
     

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