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Pics of my Sliders

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Boss, Oct 2, 2001.

  1. Boss

    Boss 1/2 ton status Author

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    Steve, Wayne, Sapper, and everyone else who asked me, here are just a few pics I downloaded on my sliders. I have a bunch more with more detail, but didn't have enough time during lunch to download. I'll try and download more tonight if I have time. Here yah go.
    http://coloradok5.com/gallery/BeforeNAfter
     
  2. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    Cool i like the small square tube look!
    great stuff!!
    Let us know when the rest are out there!!
    Thanks

    72K5[​IMG]Led Zeppelin[​IMG]Rock ON![​IMG]
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  3. Grim-Reaper

    Grim-Reaper 3/4 ton status Author

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    Now that looks stout! I like the way you braced back to the inner rib to control any way the slider may want to rotate. And tying in right at the cab suports I'm sure will help take the load. That is the hot ticket. it distributes the load acros s the whole body and beefs up the cab suports. Once that is all welded in the truck should gain a lot of structural integrity and be able to fend off the meanest rocks.
    Nice job Boss. Look foward to seeing that in person this weekend.

    I don't need no damn shop manual, I got a pornographic memory.
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  4. Boss

    Boss 1/2 ton status Author

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    Thanks Burt and Grim!! Appreciate the compliments [​IMG]

    Grim, definately can't wait to meet you in person. You're a legend in my book [​IMG] Can't wait to see Dollar too!!
    Boss

    Pic of my truck Before N' After
    <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/BeforeNAfter>http://coloradok5.com/gallery/BeforeNAfter</a>
     
  5. Grim-Reaper

    Grim-Reaper 3/4 ton status Author

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    Ahhh I look taller on the www. [​IMG]

    I don't need no damn shop manual, I got a pornographic memory.
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  6. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Cool beans, nice work Boss, did you do that yourself?

    Steve

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  7. MudFrog

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    Very Very Nice Man!!

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  8. Boss

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    Thanks Steve. Yep, I did do that myself. I bought the material, cut and welded/fabbed everything up and put it under in 1 weekend. Could've done it in 1 day, if I had the stuff cut and welded before I started.

    Pic of my truck Before N' After
    <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/BeforeNAfter>http://coloradok5.com/gallery/BeforeNAfter</a>
     
  9. wayne

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    Yes he did it himself Steve. He lives about an hour from me and I have spoke with him about doing the same thing to my truck because I need new inner and outer rockers anyway.

    See <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/Waynes-Toy>Project Mighty Mouse</a> here.
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    <font color=blue>Happy Trails<font color=blue>
     
  10. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Cool, I'm almost afraid to get a welder, look what I did with a sawz-all. [​IMG]

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  11. wayne

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    I can't wait to take or should I say let Boss take the sawzall to my truck. I met him a couple of months ago at the Carlisle truck show and he has one hell of a truck. He is pretty cool to hang out with too but I wish we had more time that day.

    See <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/Waynes-Toy>Project Mighty Mouse</a> here.
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    <font color=blue>Happy Trails<font color=blue>
     
  12. Depdog

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    Looks good dude, they are beefy, I can tell you from experience, mine are exactly the same way and they take a pretty good pounding without being in the way.

    Cant wait to meet ya and wheel with ya this weekend, yall be careful on the way down and we will see ya Friday Night.

    Depdog

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  13. Mreetz

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    Did you use a MIG welder on that? With or without the gas setup? Those look great.

    1984 K-5
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    buildin a 400 for it, any info greatly appreciated
     
  14. Boss

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    Dep,
    yeah, thanks for the design, I basically used your idea. It will get tested this weekend!! [​IMG] See you Friday Night, if you're still awake [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Mreetz,
    Yes, MIG (gas) CO2/Argon mix. Flux would be no gas.

    Pic of my truck Before N' After
    <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/BeforeNAfter>http://coloradok5.com/gallery/BeforeNAfter</a>
     
  15. Mreetz

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    I've been working with my MIG to get a little better at it. I've been told to go to the gas mix for a hotter weld.

    1984 K-5
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    buildin a 400 for it, any info greatly appreciated
     
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    I dont know about a hotter weld, but deff a cleaner weld. I use pure co2, it works good (as long as the wind does not blow it away) and it works just fine.

    Depdog

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  17. 78Jimmyish

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    What kind of gas are you using? For a good MIG on steel use a Argon/CO2 mix. 75%/25% Nice smooth and FAST.
     
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    Boss those look great thanks for the pics

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  19. Jason73K5

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    Get the welder, it balances out the sawz-all. You can then cut off what you welded on and weld on what you cut off!

    73K-5: TBI350/TH-400/NP-203/14FF/D44
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  20. yeild2me

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    i agree......constant battle between sawz-all and welder [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    350 TBI, 700R-4, NP241, D44-14FF, 4:10's, 38.5 TSL/SX's, full conv., full cage
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