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Took the Bluggy for a Drive (dial up beware)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Sandman, May 31, 2006.

  1. Sandman

    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    Finnaly got the Bluggy setup pretty close so we took it out to Boise, Idaho and hit Carnage, Meat Grinder, Gatekeeper, Top Ripper, and Two headed Dragon. Great run.

    This is my '82 Blazer. There is a buildup thread in the Center of Gravity. Overall the thing works great and I'm real happy with it. I need to finish up the roof and mount the seats in the back for my kids.

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    Brilliant!
     
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    Looks good! :thumb:
     
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    Very Cool!:waytogo:

    Very Jealous!!:weld: :grind: :hack:
     
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    Cool, it's a whole new world wheeling in a buggy!
     
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    Your not kidding! Its amazing how different it is. Way more fun. :D
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    ...holy crap...that thing looks clean...very nice...i'll be looking out for your build up thread...
     
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    Damn you've come a long way since I saw you in Moab Matt. From the looks of it I'm going to have to make a stop in Idaho one of these trips to check out some of your trails!

    By the way define Bluggy lol.
     
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    Yeah he made me tuck my tail and back out instead of follow him in a few spots. His works amazingly well. Makes me want cut off somemore sheetmetal.
     
  12. Sandman

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    Well its not a truck so truggy didnt sound right. Its not a Buggy as the drivetrain and suspension and frame are all GM stuff from the factory.

    So.. Blazer + Buggy = Bluggy? or Blaggy? Buzer? :D
     
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    love the rear tube work. Not the "greatest triangulation ever" but it looks cool and isn't going to hurt anything. Quite different from the days of a full body
     
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    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    Its actually not done back there. I plan on mounting seats for the kids and there is going to be a cross bar there. So it should be fine.
     
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    lol makes sense now :haha:
     
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    Matt, I am absolutely amazed how far you have gone with that Blazer. I still remember your first time (if not maybe second) in Moab, and pulling up in that beautiful Blazer at Lower Helldorado, and wondered if you lost your mind.

    I haven't kept up here lately, but the latest version looks great. I am sure you will have more fun then ever.

    Now, I need to find some time in the garage......
     
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    Good job man! :bow: Now come to AZ in the fall :D
     
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    Looks awesome Matt! Quite different from the last time I seen it.
     
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    Pretty impressive!!!:D

    I didn't care for the name truggy myself..
    I'm using the name Kayfuggy!!!
     
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    Good job! Looks built for business!!
     

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