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My K5 progression

Discussion in 'Southeast Region' started by steve_kibbe, Nov 4, 2006.

  1. steve_kibbe

    steve_kibbe 1/2 ton status

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    Started out as a stock 88 K5 on 31's
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    Then Put some 32" m/t's on and took it wheeling for the first time...
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    Next step was 33" a/t's for the street...
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    Next came a set of zero rates for the rear and 33" tsl's for the trail
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    First body damage

    Pics to follow:D
     
    Last edited: Nov 5, 2006
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    man those ltbs look good on there Kibbe!
     
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    I'm glad you decided to ditch the steps. :D


    What's next Mr. Steve?
     
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    Those are some wicked looking wheels. Looking good.:waytogo:
     
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    Looks good Steve, have you finished my bikini top yet?:D
     
  6. steve_kibbe

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    Sorry, I had it at URE:doah:
     
  7. steve_kibbe

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    I'm glad I ditched the steps too, The wifey liked one on her side though...

    As for whats next:
    Some kind of 8 lug axles:wink1:
    Crossover
    Clock the t-case
    Steering brace
    Traction Bar
    Locker for said front axle
    Soft top
    Tranny cooler
    Paint job
    Recover head liner
    Rerout exhaust tips
    Headers
    Aluminum intake
    Holley TB
    MSD ignition
    New speakers/add a sub

    I'm sure there is more, but you get the idea:wink1:
     
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    You buying lottery tickets for that build? :D Oh, and don't worry about the paint. It will only hurt your feelings later.:doah: :haha:
     
  9. steve_kibbe

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    I'm not planning on doing this over night:D

    Its going to be a slow built with little or no lift for a while.
    Might be a motor and transmission in there as well.
     
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    First carnage...
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    Where did that come from? Kodak?
     
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    "Carnage"?:eek1: :haha:
     
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    It had to be, I noticed it when we got back to camp when I put the top back on.
     
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    Ok, dent...ding...smuge...:D


    Carnage is a harsh word.
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    3 weeks ago I would have called that carnage too.:D
     
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    Got some poly bump stops and clocking ring:D
     
  17. steve_kibbe

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    Worked on the K5 today.
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    Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeet! More! More! :D
     
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    Now you are getting somewhere.
     
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    Nice. Forgot about the carnage sustained. Did it buff out?:rolleyes:
     

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