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Signs that you're a hard core Four Wheeler

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Scoobydoo, Aug 7, 2000.

  1. Scoobydoo

    Scoobydoo 1/2 ton status

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    Signs that you\'re a hard core Four Wheeler

    Signs that you're a hard core Four wheeler:


    - You find that you need a new house because you've outgrown your garage and
    the neighbors are threatening violence if you park one more vehicle on the
    street or in the front yard.

    - The requirements you give your real estate agent are (in order of
    importance):
    1) 8 car climate controlled garage with an attached shop, 8' high doors.
    2) Outside parking for 6 cars, a motor home, a crew cab dualie, a
    28'enclosed trailer and a 34' 5th wheel.
    3) 3 phase 220V outlets in the garage for your welder.
    4) A grease pit.
    5) Convenient to a hazardous waste disposal site.
    6) Deaf neighbors.
    7) Across the street from a paint and body shop.
    8) Some sort of house with a working toilet and shower on the property
    somewhere -or- hookups for the motor home


    -Your email address refers to your truck rather than to you.
    - You buy new parts because you don't know where you put the spares.
    - You're looking for a tow vehicle and still haven't bought furniture for
    your house!
    - You measure all family acquisitions in terms of the number of parts that
    could have been purchased.
    - You look at the purchase of tools as a long term investment.
    - Your garage holds more vehicles than your house has bedrooms.
    - You have enough spare parts to build another truck.
    - You have truck parts in your cubicle at work.
    - Your Christmas list begins with another set of BFG MTs and E-Z Locker and
    your 'significant other' knows what they are
    - After your answer to "What did you do this weekend?" the next question is
    always: "And you do this for fun? Right?"
    - You have a separate drawer for 'garage clothes'.
    - People know you by your "off"s". "Oh, you are the one stuck in the mud at
    Fishing Creek last weekend!"
    - You talk to other cars on the road, calling them by the manufacturer's
    name.
    - Your criteria for selecting a significant other include auto repair
    skills. Air tools optional.
    - You plan your wedding around the club schedule.
    - You astound the clerk at Sears by bringing in a snapped breaker bar every
    other week or so.
    - You give out 4 wheel Parts Wholesalers number when a friend asks for the
    best hardware store.
    - You hate long distance driving, but you will gladly drive 800 miles to the
    trail.
    - You save broken car parts as " momentos".
    - You know the exact story behind every one! (see above)
    - You would choose a "Locker" over air conditioning if it were an option.
    - Your idea of a good time is sitting around figuring out gear ratios and
    the ideal crawl ratio for given situations.
    - You own five Trucks and only one of them is street legal.
    - There's a poster of Moab up on the wall next to the family portraits.
    - Your video collection contains more wheeling videos then regular videos.
    - Your friends call to tell you they found another way into the woods rather
    than to see how your doing.
    - You refer to "Friends" by the type of truck they drive rather than names.
    - You filled out the Top Truck Challenge Voting card but threw away the Census 2000 forms.
    - 90% of your work e-mail is wheeling related
    - You keep trying to coerce your significant other to allow you to remove
    the doors on the mini van.
    - You refer to the local construction site as "The testing ground".
    - You can remember how to get to every trail you've been on but get lost
    going to your in-laws.
    - "The Big Question" refers to Bogger or TSL.
    - When someone says someone is Biased you immediately think of tires.
    - Your truck no longer fits in the garage.
    - Your truck has gone to super model status and doesn't leave the garage for
    any trail less than a 4 .
    - Your daily driver is considered a mild trail rig.
    - Drivers behind you can see the car in front of you, under the truck.
    - The term "Open with Attitude" is tattooed on you, or you're thinking about
    it.
    - You base your next vehicle purchase on it's crawl ratio and what's
    available for it in the after market.
    - People see pictures of your truck flexed out and ask "Is it broken?".
    - You stopped washing your truck cause it shows off the scratches.
    - Your boss asks you not to bring the truck to work anymore because it won't
    fit in the parking garage without the antenna scraping the ceiling.
    - You've actually replaced a fluorescent light in the parking garage cause
    your antenna hit it.
    - Your club web site is your home page.
    - You are in search of a house that borders state forest and refuse to buy
    anything that's not even remotely close to it.
    - You'll drop a couple grand on new axles but the kitchen sink still leaks.
    - The vacation pictures are all off road.
    - You ALWAYS have your drinks on the rocks!
    - You look at an opening in the woods and can determine the best line.
    - You base your social class on your recent RTI score rather than how much
    money you make.
    - Working on your truck is considered relaxation.
    - Every time you see a lowered truck you wanna get out and slap the driver
    silly.
    - You look at other cars and think to yourself "I can crawl over that".
    - You consider Rubicon as the holy land.
    - Tellico no longer scares you.
    - You carry more parts to the trail than home.
    - You've installed or thought about installing a lift on the lawn mower.
    - You consider anything without 4wd-Useless.
    - Your ideal vehicle is a Unimog.
    - Your truck cost as much as an italian sports car.
    - When someone mentions "Xtreme" your eyes light up!
    - Motivation involves someone saying "you can't make it".

    And the #1 Sign you're a hard core wheeler:

    - When someone refers to "The Good Book", you think of "The Chevrolet Owners
    Manual"
     
  2. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Re: Signs that you\'re a hard core Four Wheeler

    When someone mentions body work you immediately start to think of fender trimming.
    If it does'nt smell like gear oil you don't trust it.
    There is nothing that motivates you to try something like the guy telling you "Man did you see that Jeep do that?"

    Rene 81 Jimmy,350,SM465/NP205,FF14 bolt,HD Dana 44,3.73's,4"susp.,35"Grabber MT's,body in progress
     
  3. James90

    James90 1/2 ton status

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    Re: Signs that you\'re a hard core Four Wheeler

    man I am going to be laughing my ass off at that all night!!!

    [​IMG]Go prepared

    I have a Shotgun a Rifle and a 4WD(K5) and Country Boy Can Survive!!!!
     

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