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Here's some Florida lovin'

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Rasberry, Aug 25, 2002.

  1. Rasberry

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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    Man, I wouldn't even attempt that shick, but then again my truck is pretty stock. Not running 44's or what ever those huge things are.
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    I think you'd be better off ditching your axles and hooking your driveshaft up to a fan. Kind of an air boat/K5 thing /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    Blazer Boy, I'm in agreement with you, but you might need to put some sort of floatation devices on it too. Otherwise it might sink.

    Kirk
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    alright thats what im used to... the best part is draining 2 gallons of mud and water from your transmission and transfer case, repacking the wheel bearings regularly and getting to know the best power washers at the local u-wash-em.. good "clean" florida power line fun at 2 feet (or less) above sea level. 44's, rice and cane's, lockers and 650hp on the bottle. bwwwaaaaahhhh! /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    Yeah what fun! $20 worth of quarters, Death threats from the owner of the coin wash, Repacking and or replacing wheel bearings once a month or more, Fried tranny's, Hydro locked motors, Rust Wife hosing you off with the garden hose before she lets you in the house then bitching about the mud outline in the driveway...Yeah what fun /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
    I think I'll stick to steep hils and rock. Jamming a basket ball in the door or fender to pop it back out is sure a lot less work. /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    that mud is insane, Ya'll have got me beat anyday. I think I'll stick to the nice mix we have up here in GA though, too much of anything gets to be a little boring....plus the parts ya'll are breakin sound a bit too expensive for a college budget /forums/images/icons/smirk.gif
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    Just as many parts, if not more break in rocks than in the mud. Its the rocks under the mud that break them. Mud is VERY forgiving on parts. As long as you keep up with maintence.

    Ken H.
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    Ok, you want to be that way... /forums/images/icons/cool.gif

    Torn body panels, dents everywhere, snapped axles, dented dif covers, bent tie rods, busted lights, busted mirrors, tire chunks missing,

    Yeah, sounds like lots of fun in the rocks.

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    Everyone has their fun, depends on where you live. Here in MI all we have is mud and sand. Have to make do with what you have.

    Ken H.
     
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    yeah mud is very forgiving... till you hit that hidden stump with the hawgs spinning at 120 plus /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    The only thing I've ever broke in the mud was a tranny and it was half way out the door anyway. I don't run to deep in mud either. I'm only running 35's. Mudding with no top is lots of fun too.

    Its all good,,,, mud, rocks, sand, its all outdoors tearing vehicles up.
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    Hmmmm I have been wheeling the likes of Tellico for 5 years....Yeah I have taken a LOT of body damage but I have not broken any drive line parts worse than a u-joint. the fact of the matter is the U-joint failed from water getting in it.
    I Broke my first Mirror two weeks ago. Stalled the engine trying to get up a STEEP off camber hill on really loose soil. Locked the tires and slid backwards into a tree. Mirror got wasted. $20 worth of damage.
    Now tailights...Hehehe I have gone through about 9 in the last 2 years. /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
    Tail lights...yep I go through a lot of them.
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    Thanx tons for those pics! /forums/images/icons/smirk.gif I really wanted to make a run to Sea World this coming weekend. All summer I planned to be there for Labor Day weekend but the Blazers not ready to get crazy yet. (still sportin 10 bolts w/ 38s and no front shaft. D44 and 14FF waiting to go in.) I could ride over but I hate sitting on the sidelines. I had almost gotten over it till I seen those pics! /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    South GA Mud!! Yea what else is there to do in South GA and Fla.
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    Tellico isnt what I consider just rock crawling... it is true wheeling, like the Badlands... a combination of everything. Good stuff.

    Ken H.
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    What happened to your pics Keith? I seen them last nite, today thier gone.
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    ???? /forums/images/icons/mad.gif
     
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    Re: Here\'s some Florida lovin\'

    Your side pic was missing too now that I think of it. I can see it now though.
     

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