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My K5 progression.....oh man Pics

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by GEORGIA GABE, Nov 6, 2006.

  1. GEORGIA GABE

    GEORGIA GABE 1/2 ton status

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    Ok, so I bought it for $400 bucks with a blown engine... it sure was pretty though
    4 inch lift on 33s... man its shiny
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    the first wheeling trip to Beasley knob

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    the k5s maiden voyage to tellico

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    how bout some 35s... man still shiny

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    built me a bumper... aint it purdy

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    monteagle maiden voyage.. note the pimp rollbar

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    built a soft top... still shiny

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    Dixie run last year

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    New black wheels and hardtop with removable windows

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    no more shiny

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    new soft top, no doors and lockers front and rear

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    and now with 42s, hummer beadlocks, eaton rear and a little more trimming

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    So now we just gotta get a sixty and some new transfer cases.... weeeee
    gabe
     
  2. Chaddy

    Chaddy 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Keep up the good work!:waytogo:
     
  3. muddybuddy

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    very nice! i had seen most of those pics before, but i like the stance with 42's! recentered H1's? i like! still just 4" lift?
     
  4. GEORGIA GABE

    GEORGIA GABE 1/2 ton status

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    Still just 4 inches of lift.... prolly more like 5 in the rear and Im going to build some zero rates for the front and move the front shackles forward... I love it now, It finally looks "right"

    thanks everyone...
    gabe
     
  5. 83ZZ502_Jimmy

    83ZZ502_Jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    Definately a transformation! :thumb:

    I liked the shiny, but its hard to beat how much more capable it is now... :)
     
  6. 79BRUISER

    79BRUISER 1/2 ton status

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    Very nice tranformation. What made you decide to paint it white?
     
  7. GEORGIA GABE

    GEORGIA GABE 1/2 ton status

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    Its actually a sand color... thats just my phone camera so it doesnt come out right at night with the shop lights... its all military flat colors.
    gabe
     
  8. big dan

    big dan 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I really enjoyed the pics you posted of that shiny truck. always thought it looked good but after hangin out here and doin some wheelin of my own I like the way it looks now even better. keep up the good work.:waytogo:
     
  9. muddybuddy

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    any firewall clearance issues with 4" and 42's? doesnt even look like there is much trimming
     

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