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Pictures & Trip Report From Indiana Fun Fest 4/16

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by gzzgfw, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. gzzgfw

    gzzgfw 1/2 ton status

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    Went wheelin' down in Southern Indiana Sat. A few picts were taken. The Fun Fest was hosted my Monroe county 4x4 club. It was basically a big party with some wheelin' thrown in.

    The K5 ran well although a header collector cracked pulling it off the trailer on Sat. morning, I just might make both exhausts open header!
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    The terrain was basically rocky ravines and some creek runs.
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    Here is a picture of Jim's squre tube K5, Tuned port, 60 & 14 bolt, full hydro. Pretty cool rig!
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    Finally got this thing flexing pretty good. Rides alot better too!
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  2. RustBuket

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    Nice pics! Looks like you guys had alot of fun. You're all about the square tube down there eh?
     
  3. gzzgfw

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    Yea, I guess so. Here is another old K5 tubed up with square,
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    On mine, I just got tire of body damage so the top rail is 3/16 angle and then 1/8" x 2" sq tube to produce a bed side. Now I can pivot around trees or rocks with nothing but tree sap on my paint!
     
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    Is round tubing structurally stronger than square? I really don't know. I'm sure sqare would be way easier to work with!
     
  5. gzzgfw

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    Strength comes from surface area and surface tension, which round has more, which is stronger. But hell, we're fourwheeling 1 mile per hour, not going 180 mph inside a concrete wall!

    Yeah it's easy to weld but you still have a bunch of miters!
     
  6. JK5

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    Looks like fun!!!! :thumb: :thumb:

    Did you modify your quarters????
     
  7. gzzgfw

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    You know the story, if you wheel it enough they eventually get MODIFRIED!

    Yeah, I cut off the outer skin and fabbed in some angle and sq tubing. Pretty much dent free now.
     
  8. joshua632

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    Dang! No body called me! Where exactly were you?
     
  9. gzzgfw

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    I live on the west side in Brownsburg. Plan on meeting at the new Redbird State riding area on May 21st. We'll be there.

    I was near Spencer, just south of Patricksburg, down in the boonies!
     
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    Looks good!!!! :thumb: :thumb:

    I hear yah...I'm taking mine off soon. :D
     

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