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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by milspecjimmy, Jan 26, 2003.

  1. milspecjimmy

    milspecjimmy 1/2 ton status

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    by the end of summer i hope to do the following to my K-5:
    1) ORD zero rates
    2) Atron Rear disc conversion
    3) locker in the rear
    4) 38" TSL's
    5) full smitty built cage
    6) open up the front fenders
    7) make hard top into a slant back like a military hard top hummer
    8) repaint
    9) winch
    not all in this order, but all along the way. then when this is done i want to get a 73-75 and start all over /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  2. evilandangry

    evilandangry 1/2 ton status

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    2 more inches of lift. This will happen in March, complete with anti-swaybar dissconnects (thanks Kumma /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif)and shackle flip (BDS suppling the lift of course. BWT will be selling my 2.5 BDS lift)

    35 inch swampers. (I liked my truxus 33's so maybe)

    Rear bumper/tire carrier

    And if this is dreamworld a 383 with TBI.
     
  3. Sandman

    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    - Hydraulic steering
    - Roll cage
    - Battery relocation
    - Maybe some fiberglss.

    We'll see what else. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  4. FL84K5

    FL84K5 1/2 ton status

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    3 inch body lift
    6 inch suspension lift
    and MAYBE 39.5 inch TSLs, they might have to wait until fall/winter though. /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
     
  5. bryguy00b

    bryguy00b 3/4 ton status

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    1) different truck
     
  6. crwln73

    crwln73 1/2 ton status

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    ARB
    42 TSLs /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  7. OL14BLAZ

    OL14BLAZ 1/2 ton status

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    Hmmm lets see-

    1) 5.13 R&P front and rear
    2) Shock towers front and rear
    3) Atron wrap bar in rear

    And about 1000 more things if I hit the Lotto /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Eric /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
  8. zcarczar

    zcarczar 1/2 ton status

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    1) Long Travel Leaf Springs from Deaver
    2) 2.5" Sway A Ways in the front, and maybe 3" Sway A ways in the back
    3) Maybe Some fiberglass
    4) On board air
    5) Get new seats and finish interior
     
  9. bigjbear

    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    Find a job! Oh, you ment for my truck. Well, as soon as I find a job I'll make more plans. /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

    Your # 7 sounds intresting, do you mean out of glass? The only Blazers I've seen fastbacked (I just made a word /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif) were done w/ a soft top.
     
  10. great scott

    great scott 1/2 ton status

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    I still need a winch, roll cage, fule injection, and a diffrent bodie /forums/images/graemlins/crewcab.gif
     
  11. cybrfire

    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    New lift to clear 44's with some trimming
    gears and lockers
    finish big block rebuild
    get the doubler kit
    roll cage installed
    put all the interior back together
    install stereo system
    hook up all electonics(lights cb, scanner and so on
    winch
    this could go on forever....
     
  12. Pure Insanity

    Pure Insanity 1/2 ton status

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    Short term......(as in the next few weeks)
    1 Get tranny rebuilt AGAIN!
    2 fix rear hub bearing leak
    3 weld rear, MAYBE front
    4 fab a snorkle

    Short long term.....(maybe this yr)
    1 cage
    2 swap in 205 Tcase

    LOONG term....(next yr or 2)
    1 D60 front (or go Rockwells /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif)
    2 few more inches
    3 44 Boggers
     
  13. ZonkRat

    ZonkRat 1/2 ton status

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    New parts for crossover steer. Front driveshaft with longer travel . Rear shaft with 1350 joints . 2in front springs{will make lift 8in}. 203 doubler setup.. Front locker,OX or ARB. HS9500i winch . Nice sterio to drown out TSLs sometimes . Be happy to get first three... Fantasy--Get on cover of 4X4 Offroad{might as well wish big} /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gifer on 38s in TENN.
     
  14. Seventy4Blazer

    Seventy4Blazer 3/4 ton status

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    first is the D60 rebuild.
    next is some 6 inch springs up front.
    then the BIG stuff starts.
    roll cage, FULL.
    fuel system, fuelcell and pump.
    TBI conversion. need a manafold and Vortec heads
    windshield.
    guages.
    doubler
    42 or so tires.
    rims for above tires
    cutting brakes
    t-case e-brake
    line lock
    put the engine back together, cam and above TBI
    install it all.
    then figure out how to get it out of the garage.

    oh, figure out how to make a few parts i have gotten from members fit right.... some i knew needed mods before i got them, most "should olt right in"
    yeah, i wish.

    my list is actualy longer than this, by a lot, but its not to be done all by summer. i dont have that kind of cash.
    Grant
     
  15. milspecjimmy

    milspecjimmy 1/2 ton status

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    yeah, i plan on using an existing glass top, along with some sheet metal and some frame work.
     
  16. k5ntexas

    k5ntexas 1/2 ton status

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    1. 14bff with discs and 4.56's, d44 up front with 4.56's.
    2. 454 built mildly.
    3. 6 inch front springs.
    4. shackle flip with 57 inch springs. zero rates if needed.
    5. at least 35 inch tires.
    6. cut all top off and make a soft-top.

    not all in the same order just lil by lil. i need a job tho and i need to get my business going good.

    jacob
     
  17. MJB774X

    MJB774X 1/2 ton status

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    1.convert 14bff with atron setup (eldo calipers)
    2.install the six inch springs up front
    3.springer flip
    4.full cage
    5.beard seats
    6.diamond plate lower 6" all the way around
    7.convert front to 8 lug
     
  18. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    1)frame painted
    2)get d60/14ff
    3)driveshafts
    4)fix body
    5)paint
    6)put back together
    7)wheel before 4th july
    My truck is down to just the frame and need to get it done
     
  19. ZonkRat

    ZonkRat 1/2 ton status

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    Thought I'd get trashed for 4X4 cover thing.Got pic in there for 91 Smokey Mtn. Trek.Won't see truck beat up like mine on cover on anything. /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gifer on 38s in TENN. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  20. madmike

    madmike 1/2 ton status

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    1. Build new motor: 402 BBC
    2. Detroit locker in rear, something? in front
    3. 36" Super Swamper TSL radials

    Hopefully done by early summer, so I can wheel with some fellow CK5'ers I've met here in the arctic Ohio. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     

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