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Idea for a flatbed K5

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by CK5, Mar 29, 2001.

  1. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Check this 4-runner out, I bet this could be done with a Blazer (for the hard-core of course) you would have a flatbed with major departure angle and still have a rear seat. OK, who's going to do it? [​IMG]

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  2. muddin4fun

    muddin4fun 3/4 ton status

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    Not me!

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  3. HarryH3

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    Looks like a good solution for those guys in the midwest and northeast that have to deal with major body rot! [​IMG]

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  4. SlyDog

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    Looks . . . interesting? haha! Thats a little truck pullin it!

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  5. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    I could have done that last weekend, but I put on my new donor box instead...[​IMG]
    Pics coming soon I promise!

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  6. bigdaddy89

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    Where is the SAWZALL! That thing looks way cool.

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  7. smp

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    uuuuuhhhhhhhhhh
    That looks uuuuummmm interesting i think i would of made the flatbed a little longer and scraped the rear seat but i don't have any kids (or plan on it anytime soon) and then cram more gear and goodies back there. Good idea though


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  8. Goose

    Goose 1/2 ton status

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    I've seen truck cabs put on a K5 frame and then have a shortened flatbed from a truck. Kinda similar to this, real short with departure angles.

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  9. Wheels

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    Hey Steve, The '79 K5 that laketex, aka Capn Insano, aka the sawzall kid, has one pretty similiar to this. I was down in his neck of the woods here a month or two ago and saw it live and in person. Haven't heard from him in a while, wonder how he's coming on his project???
     
  10. Butch

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    Im not doing the flat bed, but I have got to get me one of those turbo charged Nissans for a pull vehicle. Or maybe this is just a momentary lapse in reason. I vote for project UAV to be the test vehicle and that way you can narrow it easier as well.

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    LOL, one word, Fugly :)

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    Don't do drug's...enuff said!

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    I just couldn't see taking a sawzall to my vehicle.

    Pete

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  14. MudFrog

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    I liike it... Only question is where would you put the gas tank? Unless you put it on top of the flat bed.

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    Looks like fun, find me a test dummy and i will try it!!! i like stuff like that!! bring it on!!!
     
  16. 4GUNZ4X4Z

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    Sweet, that really has me thinking. What about the hardtop? Is there a way to weld fiberglass togather?

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  17. ROCKBUGGYK5

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    THAT THING IS SWEEEEEEEEEETTTTTT NOT UGLY
    HES USING A FUEL CELL SOMEONE SHOULD DO IT HELL I SHOULD DO IT HAHA

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  18. 82Jimmy

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    Hm.........can you put a fuel cell in without a fuel cell?


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  19. 82Jimmy

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    ah shiot that didn't come out right~!~ Can I put a fuel cell in my blazer without a flat bed? I got a 32 gallon that sucks when I gotta fill up...hurts the book.......so why not make it 50gallons so i don't fill up as often and it hurts worse



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    Hey Stev-O. Well to tell you the truth, I have really started looking at doing something like that. However, I think that next winter we are going to pull the body and narrow it about 6 or seven inches and the bob it. I know that I have talked about it before, and I never really stopped wanting to do it, I just have been doing other stuff like the bumpers and the cage and the exoskeloten. Which by the way is goin so SLOW!!!! I got the front bumper almost done, But I am adding a winch inside the frame rails, so it is taking a little longer than planned, that I have been busy at work! Any way, next winter!!!!!![​IMG]

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