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Long term plans for your rig...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 84gmcjimmy, Jul 5, 2004.

  1. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    I saw a title like this in another forum, so I thought I'd ask everyone. In a timeframe of approx. 6 months... what do you want to have done to your rig, or plan to do? Body monds, new tires, etc. Here are my plans:
    Take body off, completely take everything off, sand blast, por it, paint it. start putting misc things back on. paint drivetrain. find and buy d60/14bff. Buy HAD shafts front and rear. Paint axles black with por-15. buy a body lift and spring lift, install. buy doubler parts and finish it.
    Thats about all for 6 months.. alot to do /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif

    What are YOUR plans? /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif
     
  2. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    My long term plan for my K5 is too let it sit in my driveway till I can afford more parts. I'm done halfassing things. It can sit till I have the parts to do it right.
     
  3. camok10

    camok10 1/2 ton status

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    I have to put on my ORD crossover steering. /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif New Cam and Lifters, and put in the Riccaro bucket seats /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif that i recently aquired. Prehaps cut some of the back of the bed off and start working on an external-internal roll cage. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

    I also have to finish the doors, or just take them off. Also the dash needs a new glove compartment/pocket made.

    I have a little bit of work to do! /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  4. smokkey1

    smokkey1 1/2 ton status

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    Too much stuff /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif but by the end of this summer I plan on replacing th 14sf to a 14ff with detriot, ford shock towers up front, rock sliders and new steering box.
     
  5. daleearnhardt01

    daleearnhardt01 1/2 ton status

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    Hmm lets see all of this will be happening in the next month or so..

    6" BDS All Spring
    1" ORD Body Lift
    New Poly Body Mounts
    Dana 60 w/ 4.56
    14FF w/ 4.56 & Detroit
    ORD Crossover
    ORD Bolt and Weld Steering Braces
    Lets see and today I purchased 4 37" BFG Krawlers from Sears for real cheap... /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/weld.gif /forums/images/graemlins/weld.gif /forums/images/graemlins/weld.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grind.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grind.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grind.gif /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif
     
  6. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    EFI, 4 link rear, lots of 1.75" tube, Line-X'd s-10 cab swap, 100% custom desert-racing inspired aluminum/tube dash/interior, a 9500+ lb winch.

    j
     
  7. cybrfire

    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    Cage
    BB install
    finish up lots of little stuff.
     
  8. Ryan B.

    Ryan B. 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Replace kingpings and find the fix for my D60 Deathwobble, and keep my k5 daily driveable.
    Rocksliders, rockers and floorboards repaired, cage tied into rocksliders/frame.. maybe a winch..
    maybe find another first gen.. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
  9. 4xcrazy

    4xcrazy 3/4 ton status

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    Two frame rails, four seats, a steering wheel, a motor and four wheels,,,,,,just like everybody else out there,,CUTTING UP THEIR RIGS! /forums/images/graemlins/screwy.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
     
  10. 84_Chevy_K10

    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    Buy a welder
    Cage
    Hydro assist
    New tires
    5.13s

    In somewhat of that order.
     
  11. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    hmm in 6 months? My rig should be together, thoroughly bashed and close to being sold, parted out, or donating its guts to a buggy project.
     
  12. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    why are you going to sell/part out your rig after its finished /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
  13. K5MONSTERCHEV

    K5MONSTERCHEV 1/2 ton status

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    Paint
    lift the rear, so im level again
    T case/front driveline.
     
  14. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    upgrade to 6" lift
    38" TSL
    14bff
    cv rear driveshaft
    roll cage
    round tube bumpers front and rear
    mm12000 winch
    paint
    241 t-case with sye kit
    8 lug conversion on front
    502 ramjet
    Then it will be my dream truck but I think that would take a lot of money and time. Maybe one day.............................................. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
  15. RustBuket

    RustBuket 1/2 ton status

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    Well since I put on the 33's I think I'll need to regear to 4.10's or 3.73 or something. So I'm looking right now for a 14b rear and a matching front gear set. Also I'd like to by a 4" lift and maybe bust on the roll on tremclad and paint right over the rust and say screw it.
     
  16. Cmoe

    Cmoe 1/2 ton status

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    AC re-installed
    Electric Fans
    Flip rear shackle and get rid of the blocks
    Longer heaver front shackles
    Make Rockslidders
    Finish interior
    smooth and paint shell
    Have new soft top made
    Powder coat bummpers, and rockslidders Black/clear
     
  17. Hossbaby50

    Hossbaby50 3/4 ton status

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    Location:
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    Near future(3 months):
    Cage
    build front bumper
    rebuild winch
    paint hard top

    finish the current projects already underway:
    rocksliders
    rocklights
    headlights
    exhaust
    fender trimming
    wiring
    paint various things (sliders, bumpers, etc)
    etc.

    Wheeling season should be kicking into gear again here in 3-4 months when it cools off. I will wheel it as much as possible between now and March. Then I will shut it down and get everything repaired so I can drive it to Colorado when I move in May.

    Harley
     
  18. fortcollinsram

    fortcollinsram 1/2 ton status

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    Finsih the D60 install and regear the 14bff to 4.56 that is for the near-term.

    The long term horizon include:

    -Full 8-point cage
    -Completely re-vamp the interior and stereo and Armorthane the entire inside
    -Can-Back soft top
    -Cowl induction hood
    -MPFI for the 454
    -Doubler to go behind the sm465
    -High Angle drivlines
    -WTO hydro


    That ought to keep me busy for the next while, huh?

    Chris
     
  19. ugly_blazer

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    Finish the divorced t-case install
    New exhaust using Flowmasters
    Put on a fan shroud
    Longer front shackles
    Install 4 batteries from a semi truck
    Ford solenoid for the starter
    On board air
    Install CD player
    Disc brake rear and stainless lines front and rear
    Tube bumpers
     
  20. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    Long term is rebuild/repalce my transfercase as a precaution ( haven't had it die yet , but its original ) , redo interior , go to 4.10's , go to 35's , sliders fabbed , very minor trim , and bumpers fabbed . Oh and maybe respray the paint again when I don't have enough left to rub out ( real long term on that ) /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     

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