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Moab was hard on parts

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Butch, Sep 4, 2001.

  1. Butch

    Butch 1/2 ton status

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    Man what carnage:
    WhiteWhomper: broke trans housing in half, and left front centering pin on springs
    Schneggie: broke lock rite rear
    Storm Trooper: Starter packed with mud
    White chevy pickup: Front seal tranny
    Black chevy pickup: ring and pinion
    Mitch (93 yoda): knuckle bearings
    Dirk (86 K-20) tie rod
    Jimmy (Red yoda): stripped steering box bolts
    Brandon (grey yoda): Both front axle seals leaking badly
    I was lucky Blazer only had one nut come loose, but flat spotted tires on my pickup when everyone on Vail pass decided to go from 75-0 for no appearent reason. Picks will be coming soon. Body damage ran rampant.

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  2. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Ken told me what happened, bummer. I hear Dirk is now sporting a flat bed, any pics?

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  3. Butch

    Butch 1/2 ton status

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    I think I have some once they are developed. It looks pretty nice. He also bobbed 12" off the rear.

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    Wow, some major damage there. What tranny does WhiteWhomper run?
    Boss

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    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Whomper now runs two 700R4's [​IMG]

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    Wonder of wonders....yet ANOTHER 700R4 BITES THE DUST!!! (Bet that white Chevy pickup that blew a front seal was a 700 also, 700s are NOTORIOUS for front seals blowing).

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    I had a hard time getting down the hwy with the locker the way it was. Thanks to Stephen Watson at Off-Road Design, He allowed me to come to his shop to take out the locker and put in regular spider gears even though the shop was closed and he was not working that day. I called him at home asking for help, there was no way I was going to be able make it up any mountain passes with the way it was. I will have pics up by tomorrow night latest, maybe tonight if I get time.
     
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    DENTS,DENTS,TAILLIGHT I PUT THE BUMPER IN BOTH REAR QUARTERS, GAS CAP DOOR, DRIVER SIDE DOOR ,THEN THE ROCKSLIDERS PUT A WRINKLE ABOVE both rear wells.sorry about the caps lock,
     
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    I took my Dad with me this weekend out here in AZ. A funny comment he made- "You people actually do this on PURPOSE?"[​IMG]

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    I ran Moab rim, spider/rim, Kane creek, then went over to lake powell at halls crossing and ran the east side of the Hole n the wall.

    One warn hub, one warn clutch ring, one flexline, one 1350 12bolt yoke, one 1350 u-joint, Riped the lt ft shock mount off the axel tube. Rold the front of the rear axels spring perches over too! Sure makes other runs look tame! We did more on the Hole n the wall run than I've done in the last 2 years of runs.
     
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    It was a great time though.
    Wish I had a still picture of my high speed mud crossing.
    Still washing the red out. Next time I won't send the mud 6 ft. up the bank. [​IMG]
    Glad we all made it back. So when are we going again??

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    ....[​IMG]<font color=blue>[/b]"8" Lift -<font color=purple>38.5's"[​IMG]....
     
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    Yea lg had a pristine Blazer Sunday morning and a bent up trail runner by that afternoon. Your wife must be an understanding lady. But boy was it fun.

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