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Got my fenders trimmed, and a treat... **pics**

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by txbartman, Feb 16, 2003.

  1. txbartman

    txbartman 1/2 ton status

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    Well, I pulled of the Bushwackers and got out the sawzall today. When getting ready to post the picture, I decided to add a treat. The first pic is of my rig in June 2001 with the 100% stock setup and 32" BFG ATs. Second pic is from last Summer with the 4" lift, 35s, and Bushwacker flares. The final pic is from today with the 8" of lift (4 susp+1 axle offsets+3 BL) and 42s! Quite a change in less than 2 years!

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  2. sled_dog

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    looked real good at each stage, though I must say the 42s just finish it off /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
  3. sdavid

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    How strong are your Smittybilt bumpers and nerf bars? I like the way they look on the K5 body, and in East Texas I don't need rock worthy armor. I just don't want to back into a tree and bend them all up. Did you have to modify the back bumper to fit the K5 body/frame. I know Smittybilt does not have an exact model for the K5, but they do for K10. Or do you not advise to spend the money on them. Anyway, they look sweet on your rig.
     
  4. Tweetysuarus

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    Looks awsome! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    Bill
     
  5. BamBamblazer

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    what a difference! it looks great, really like the rack. Now that you have the flares off, what ya gunna do with them?????? Think you might wanna sell em??????? Hint Hint


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  6. Seventy4Blazer

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    i dont like the third pic....
    but thats only because i need the tires and rims.... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    keep up the good work man.
    Grant
     
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    what did you do about the holes on the fender above the wheel well? i have flares to and havent decide how i want to cut them to help eliminate the holes. thanks. chris
     
  8. bcontractor

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    boy , those 42 give it big balls !!!! looks good !!!
     
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    Stomper ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ GMOTM Winner

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    #1 Good /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
    #2 Gooder /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
    #3 Good Gawd /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    That thing is bad!!

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  10. txbartman

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    I didn't trim up as far as the holes. Doing so would expose the inner fenders. As a matter of fact, on the front, I didn't trim up at all. It still has the same upper lip to the well. I just trimmed the back and fornt of those. On the rear I trimmed up about 1.5-2 inches. I plan to knock in the holes a little with a ball peen and fill with bondo. Then some primer and ready for new paint (someday, after all the cutting is done).
     
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    I have been very pleased with my bumpers. I have hit trees and other such stuff, but have yet to bend them. Then again, I don't hit them hard! I didn't have to modify these at all, but these were for the K5. But then again, these are almost 10 years old!
     
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    Look good for 10 years old! Thanks for the info. Those might be just what I am looking for. Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, or something like that. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Lokks good B

    HAH, I rmember when I first met you, and I quote...."I am nover goin to need anything very big, this is a dailey driver, nothin hardcore!!!!" /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
     
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    lol that's what they all say /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    yeah... and? /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     

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