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I'm finally running 1 tons

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by BOWTIE, Nov 9, 2001.

  1. BOWTIE

    BOWTIE 1/2 ton status

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    I\'m finally running 1 tons

    It's been awhile that I started the swap and I'm a little closer to that done mark, If there is such a thing.[​IMG]

    here are some pictures.
    <a target="_blank" href=http://community.webshots.com/album/24927226KvKxeEXxUF>http://community.webshots.com/album/24927226KvKxeEXxUF</a>

    I'll post more at a later time.


    ric

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  2. rocko

    rocko 1/2 ton status

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    Re: I\'m finally running 1 tons

    Sweet.... ready to do some wheeling?
    Look's great Ric.... My truck is almost done.. just need to get the brakes fixed.. them I'm ready to go..


    I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work. www.rocko.rockcrawler.com
     
  3. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    Re: I\'m finally running 1 tons

    I'm jealous[​IMG]. Lookin good.

    <font color=blue>It's easier to teach a child than to fix an adult.</font color=blue>

    <a target="_blank" href=http://community.webshots.com/user/geltyone>Webshots Pics.</a>
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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  5. BOWTIE

    BOWTIE 1/2 ton status

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    Re: I\'m finally running 1 tons

    Thanks guys....

    Rocko, not quite ready to hit the trails yet. I need to gear the front to match the 5.13s in the rear and at the same time drop in a locker.


    Almost there.
    Ric

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  6. solowookie

    solowookie 1/2 ton status

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    Re: I\'m finally running 1 tons

    man, that is one really good looking k5!! I don't know why, but the brown &amp; black k5's I've seen just look mean!

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  7. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    Re: I\'m finally running 1 tons

    what size boggers are you running?

    -Zakk
    '77 K5 SB 400 TH350 NP203 p/t 6" Lift D60 14BFF 4.10's 36"Wrangler II's

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  8. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    Re: I\'m finally running 1 tons

    nm...just read your profile. when you are flexin' do the wide boggers hit the body? i was thinking of stepping up to 39.5's &amp; i think 39.5x18 might be a bit wide

    -Zakk
    '77 K5 SB 400 TH350 NP203 p/t 6" Lift D60 14BFF 4.10's 36"Wrangler II's

    [​IMG] CK5's MOAB 2002 OR BUST!! [​IMG]
     
  9. BOWTIE

    BOWTIE 1/2 ton status

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    Re: I\'m finally running 1 tons

    zakk,
    Before the swap I was able to flex the suspension and have minor contact with the front fenders with the tires turned and some fender trimming. I was still running 14" wide wheels with the 39s.

    After the swap I cut the fenders even more since I used a 14x15 wheel with a 3 1/2 backspacing to fit the D60 and that kicked out my tires even more. I'm still in that trial and error part of the swap and from what I can see it looks like I'm gonna have to cut the rear fenders as well.


    Ric

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  10. Zepplin

    Zepplin 1/2 ton status

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    Re: I\'m finally running 1 tons

    How are the 5.13's on the street? Or is your K5 trail only?
    I am still debating between 4.88's and 5.13's. I will be running 38.5 Super Swampers with a TH400 and NP205. Mostly mud and street driving.

    TIA

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