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Had the k5 out for its best off roading yet

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Aug 31, 2003.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    First time I really hit wooded trails and did some terrain navigation. Coudl be a lot mroe fun but it was dark. Hit a nice mud hole a few times. I figured out that what I need to do as of right now, lights, lift, traction bars, bigger(better) tires, and way better gearing. I knew all this before but it just really set it in my mind. Now I'm deciding whether the k5 will stick around... damn descision
     
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    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    Forget the traction bars. You only lose ground clearance. Stiffer lift springs will cut the hop dramatically, as will good shocks.
     
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    my springs are stiff as boards. Was ripping donuts and climbing out of a mud hole(chose wrong gearing and had plenty of trouble with that one), and the shifter was violently shaking so I took it as my rear axle was hopping since it sort of felt like that too.
     

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