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How to get the K5 in a garage??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by CaveBlazin, Mar 2, 2007.

  1. CaveBlazin

    CaveBlazin 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Ok so I need some innovative ideas on getting my K5 in my garage with out taking the suspension off. I've thought about getting some kind of rolling device, taking off the tires so that it can hold the calipers and push the whole rig inside the garage. I cant work on it outside because I live in an apt complex that FORBIDS the working on automobiles unless your in your garage. I have a really nice large gargage heated/cooled for year round wrenching fun. Any ideas would be grrrreat!!
     
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    Maybe you can let the air out of the tires just to get it in and out of the garage.
     
  3. ryoken

    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    how about just some rims and 4 of those roll-around dollies for cars..

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    smaller tires ?
     
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    How much room do you need and what size tires do you have.
     
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    cut the top off:hack: :grind: :D
     
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    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    yeah, i guess the pertinent things aren't known here... whats he running and how much does he need to drop...

    edit/doh!!!!
     
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    x2 on letting the air out of the tires.
     
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    :hack: chop the garage to fit, and forfeit the security deposit. it's the complex's fault for making it too short.

    seriously, though, x3 on airdown. air back up in garage to save sidewalls and rims. rolling on junkyard rims without tires MAY be an option.
     
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    I had some stock rims that were 8 lug (16") from a Ford and I went to the local tire shop and asked then if they had any low profile tires off an import or something that I could have. They gave some worn out ones to me for free and mounted them on the rims for next to nothing, because they didn't have to be balanced or anything. My damn 14-bolt almost drags on the ground now, but I could have 12" suspension lift and it will still fit under the smallest of doors.
     
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    thats how i had to do it.:rolleyes:
     
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    Pics?
     
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    I'll try letting the air out but It will be close. I have about 7" of lift with true 35' tires well pretty close to 35. Its gonna be fun trying LOL. Thanks
     
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    How tall is the garage you gotta get it into?
     
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    I don't think that will work if you have true 35 foot tires.
    Mike
     
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    rims with no tires. or rims with really small tires. I have 16" rims with 225/75R16 tires for when I want to lower the truck and still be able to move it. looks dumb but it works.
     
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    I need to measure the height but I'll be moving the blazer this week so I'll let yall know how/what I had to do to get it in the garage. I may have to do what someone else said and FOURGO my security deposit and do some roof cutting LOL....
     
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    Yeah, what he said...:rolleyes:
     

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