Dismiss Notice

Welcome To CK5!

Registering is free and easy! Hope to see you on the forums soon.

Score a FREE t-shirt and membership sticker when you sign up for a Premium Membership and choose the recurring plan.

[/shrug].....yay, snow.

Discussion in 'New England Region' started by Greg72, Mar 17, 2007.

  1. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2001
    Posts:
    15,680
    Likes Received:
    1,391
    Location:
    642 Days to BB2018
    I don't like seeing large accumulations of snow after I "spring ahead" on my clocks.

    That is all.

    :mad:
     
  2. NEK5

    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2005
    Posts:
    9,843
    Likes Received:
    37
    Location:
    Ipswich MA
    x2, how much did you end up with up there?
     
  3. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2001
    Posts:
    15,680
    Likes Received:
    1,391
    Location:
    642 Days to BB2018
    Based on what I just shoveled.....I'd say about 12" is the average.

    Pretty light stuff, with some icy stuff on top.


    I know it won't last long, but psychologically it's a real setback. I have been looking forward to some outdoor K5 wrenching. I've got a LOT of cool new parts coming in the next few weeks, and the thought of installing everything has me pretty stoked.

    :deal:
     
  4. DirtyJim

    DirtyJim 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    May 4, 2005
    Posts:
    665
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    San Diego
    yeah i got a few things to fix also. i got snow out of my trip to san diego. i should be drinking on the beach right now instead of using my snowblower
     
  5. vtblazer

    vtblazer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2003
    Posts:
    2,471
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Central VT
    Got one of mine today. :D

    After watching my kids ski in powder over their waists this weekend, I just can't complain about the snow, even though the 'to do' list is still pretty large and there's only 6 weeks until we leave for Rausch.

    dcp_4748fuelcellinshop.jpg
     
  6. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2001
    Posts:
    15,680
    Likes Received:
    1,391
    Location:
    642 Days to BB2018
    Kurt,

    Alright......spill........ :deal:

    Whatcha got there? Looks like a custom-made high ground clearance tank for Hobo??

    Stainless? How many gallons?



    :usaflag:
     
  7. vtblazer

    vtblazer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2003
    Posts:
    2,471
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Central VT
    Okay, ya busted me. :D

    Custom made, correct
    High ground clearance, correct again
    (only hangs down below the frame 3.5" compared to the stock 7.5")
    For Hobo, yeppers
    Stainless, nope aluminum
    18 gallons, just like stock.

    It's a sweet tank, mounts in the original location, has built in tank baffles and an internal pump for the fuel injection.

    Goes along with my latest body mod, a flush gas door.

    dcp_4733gasdoordone.jpg
     
  8. vtblazer

    vtblazer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2003
    Posts:
    2,471
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Central VT
    Test fit. :D

    dcp_4751fuelcellinstalled.jpg

    dcp_4757fuelcellinstalled.jpg
     
  9. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2001
    Posts:
    15,680
    Likes Received:
    1,391
    Location:
    642 Days to BB2018
    Looks like the low spot is your trailer hitch now...????

    Time for a "hidden hitch". :thumb:


    Lookin' awesome!


    :usaflag:
     
  10. vtblazer

    vtblazer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2003
    Posts:
    2,471
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Central VT
    I'm thinkin' it's time for the hitch to disappear all together.

    It won't ever get used, so why have it messing with the departure angle? :grind:Definitely the lowest spot now.

    dcp_4753fuelcellinstalled.jpg
     
  11. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2001
    Posts:
    15,680
    Likes Received:
    1,391
    Location:
    642 Days to BB2018
    Dear Diary.....April 12th in New England.

    MORE SNOW????? :mad:

    What the crap is this? It's supposed to be Spring now.....the local college girls are supposed to be strutting around in skimpy outfits in the sunshine, and I'm supposed to be watching them....

    3-6" predicted for today, and another storm is coming in 48 hours.


    GRIPES!
     
  12. vtblazer

    vtblazer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2003
    Posts:
    2,471
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Central VT
    Yeah, this bites for real! :(

    Whatz up with the whole global warming thing?
    Did they forget to turn it on this year? :whistle:
     
  13. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2001
    Posts:
    15,680
    Likes Received:
    1,391
    Location:
    642 Days to BB2018
    Man......if Al Gore gets the Nobel Prize we're never going to be able to shut that guy up!

    "I invented the Internet...."

    "Global Warming..."

    "Transfats...."

    "Blah blah blah..... I'm a bloated puppet"
     
  14. Chevy305

    Chevy305 6 Lug 14bsf Status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2006
    Posts:
    11,228
    Likes Received:
    485
    Location:
    New Hampshire
    I just drove up to UVM last night during the snow. What a sh!tty drive! New Hampshire didn't have a single highway plowed or treated when I was driving through it. It wouldn't have been a problem had I been in my truck but I was in my mom's Monte Carlo with a broken traction control dohicky.
     

Share This Page