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Well, the K5 is gone

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by big pappa b, Feb 26, 2005.

  1. big pappa b

    big pappa b 3/4 ton status

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    We moved here to NC a month ago and shortly after that I put the K5 up for sale. It has just been sitting on the trailer in the front yard....until today. I now look out the window at an empty trailer cause it's gone.















    That biotch is now up in front of the garage :saweet:
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    Got a little work done on it today. Took the hard top off, put on mew front bumpstops, removed the gas tank with 10 gallons of OLD BAD GAS

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    Had to fix a little rust that had started under the hard top near the cab

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    also got the holes drilled for the soft top brackets. Tomorrow I get to drill the other 54 holes to put the snaps in :ignore:

    Also cut out the pass side floor pan to get ready to put in new panel and damn near burned the truck to the ground. I had to grind off the spot weld leftovers off the floor supports and some sparks made their way into the insulation under my dash. For about 20 minutes I was smelling something like rubber burning assuming it was a neighbor burning trash. Then I looked up and saw smoke and a very bright cherry and dripping rubber from under the dash. The hose quickly came into play. Glad I didn't put in the carpet yet :doah:

    Monday I pickup the ram for the hydro assist and the lines. I'm still trying to figure which fuel cell I want to buy. Don't think I'm gonna spend the cash on an aluminum one but that is still undecided

    So, looks like I won't be selling anything for a while :pimp:
     
  2. jjlaughner

    jjlaughner 3/4 ton status

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    I almost sh!t...... :blush:

    :screwy::shame:

    glad to see it's in front of the garage and being worked on, maybe another few weeks it will be warm enough for get me outside to work on mine :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl:
     
  3. dontoe

    dontoe 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Scared me...thought it was sold!
    Bhaahaaha!:haha: :haha: :haha:
     
  4. 86chevybanshee

    86chevybanshee 1/2 ton status

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    what kind of rear shackles are those?
     
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    I was about to call the cops. thought somebody backed up, chained and hitchet it up and drove away with a free k5
     
  6. darkshadow

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    and why would they leave the trailer and take the truck insted of both?
     
  7. big pappa b

    big pappa b 3/4 ton status

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    Those are the "now extinct" Echobit shackles with ford 57" rear springs
     
  8. 86chevybanshee

    86chevybanshee 1/2 ton status

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    ok thanks

    truck looks good, glad you didnt sell it
     
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    sapper 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    DAMN.....i was going to try and buy the trailer:cool1:
     
  10. big pappa b

    big pappa b 3/4 ton status

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    Sorry man...NO TRAILER FOR YOU :D
     
  11. SkulzNBonz

    SkulzNBonz 1/2 ton status

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    I almost had a heart attack. After the hell of moving, transporting, and shipping those heavy a$$ axles to you, I'd have to come out there and make you buy the rig back:laugh: Glad to see you working on it. By the way, I finally used that gift card. Thanks again.

    John
     
  12. big pappa b

    big pappa b 3/4 ton status

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    Hey, I had to move those axles too...twice :screwy:
    I really don't know what I was thinking. I've wanted to build another 4x4 for such a long time and now I have it. what I really WANT is a new diesel tow rig. I don't see that happening anytime soon since the wife is not working right now and is 6 months pregnant. Think I'm just gonna upgrade the cam in the burb and go from there, maybe chip too if I go too big on the cam ;)
     
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    flatline 1/2 ton status

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    Man you have one nice Blazer! I love it, Olive Drab is my favorite paint!


    keep us posted on your progress and buy a CO2 fire extinquisher for your projects ( so it doesn't coat everything in a powdery mess )
     

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