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Rock Sliders - Started my project - Speaker Pods Too

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 1986Blazer, Jan 14, 2002.

  1. 1986Blazer

    1986Blazer 1/2 ton status

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    Alright - school started again and I started my rock sliders today.....I have posted my progress on my site.... I have also started my speaker pod and sub box projects... I have pics of them also..

    Damn, I am so productive!!!!! Too bad I can't get motivated to clean the apartment.

    http://www.geocities.com/keywestk5/Speakers.html Speakers Pods, etc....

    <a target="_blank" href=http://www.geocities.com/keywestk5/KeyWestK5.html>http://www.geocities.com/keywestk5/KeyWestK5.html</a>
    So I says to him, I said, "get your own monkey."
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    You'll have even more work to do when you receive the 8 lug conversion kits!
    later,

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  3. 1986Blazer

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    Yea....you are correct. I also guess I need to posts pics of the 8 lug conversion. More web page updates in the future.

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    So I says to him, I said, "get your own monkey."
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    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Chris....you are a WILD MAN!

    To most people......sub enclosures OR rock sliders OR 8-Bolt conversions would be a big enough project by itself!!!

    You're gonna make the rest of us look like a bunch of lazy bums if you keep working at this pace....[​IMG]

    I'm enjoying the pics though....keep 'em coming!



    -Greg72

    '72 K5 Blazer - 427BB/TH350/NP205/6" Lift/35x12.50's
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    Re: Rock Sliders - Started my project - Speaker Pods Too **& Bumper**

    Greg:

    I guess I did not mention I am also starting my new bumper in two weeks - here are my sketches:

    http://www.geocities.com/keywestk5/KeyWestK5.html
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    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Re: Rock Sliders - Started my project - Speaker Pods Too **& Bumper**

    Be sure to check out BobKs tire carrier....very similar in design.

    See it here: </font color=blue><a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/albun38>http://coloradok5.com/gallery/albun38
     
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    I am getting all the steel through the school at cost. I think the sliders are going to cost under $40 total. The bumper should be around $90. I will get back with total costs as I get the invoices from the college.

    Greg: Thanks for the heads up on the tail light situation - I'll check it out.

    Can anyone get the the TOTAL diameter of 35" tires?? I need these for my calculations.


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    Chris,

    The most accurate way might be to mark the sidewall and roll it for one revolution. Make marks on the ground for the starting point and ending point. THAT will be your measured circumference.

    Then use the formula for Circumference:

    .....Circumference = Pi * Diameter

    Except solve for Diameter:

    .....Diameter = Circumference / Pi

    That should give you a VERY accurate measurement for the diameter.

    BTW -&gt; It's not like I actually REMEMBER all this stuff from High School. To see my "secret" click here:

    See it here: </font color=blue><a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/albun38>http://coloradok5.com/gallery/albun38
     

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