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What Should I DO?? HELP!

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Chaz88K5, Mar 6, 2001.

  1. Chaz88K5

    Chaz88K5 1/2 ton status

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    OK here is the deal...back in august i ordered a 2001 pt cruser...well it just came in today... and now i am debating weather to sell my 88 k5 and get the new one....i still have the 72 K5 so its not like i am gettin out of 4x4 stuff...i just dont see the reason for having 2 of em.....
    tell me what you think

    "Hondas look good under a k5's tires"
     
  2. BurbinOR

    BurbinOR 3/4 ton status

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    Well, you asked...........

    PT Cruisers might look cool to some, as do the new Volkswagen Bug...............but to others, they are a waste of a good idea. Underpowered, wimpy vehicles...........[​IMG] for that kind of $$, they should have put some balls under the hood.

    No offense.............

    <font color=orange>'79 - 406 TPI -<font color=orange> K5#5 - <font color=blue>See it at---&gt;<A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.blazzinor.coloradok5.com>http://www.blazzinor.coloradok5.com</A>
     
  3. Chaz88K5

    Chaz88K5 1/2 ton status

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    None takin....and i did ask for it =-)

    "Hondas look good under a k5's tires"
     
  4. californiak5

    californiak5 1/2 ton status

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    Take the money that you would spend on the wimpy PT Cruiser and make one hell of a trail rig out of one of your K5's and keep the other for the street. Just my $.02

    See Ya,
    Keith

    [​IMG] Born to Drive My K5 [​IMG]
     
  5. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    &lt;Insert evil Tim Allen grunts here&gt; [​IMG] Hmm, got a big 4x4 and a small Tonka car. Sounds like the making of a moster truck derby to me! ;-) You can drive over the PT Cruiser with EITHER of the K5's! Be sure you post pictures!

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  6. Chaz88K5

    Chaz88K5 1/2 ton status

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    that was my other idea....my 88 has a new motor and new tranny, rebuil rear end and transfer case has been gone threw...new paint job and new carpet...it like a new truck now...but the 72 is rough and needs alot of work.
    i think thats what ill do...take the 500 that would be my payments and fix up the 72 and 500 a month instead..
    thanks for the advice

    Chaz

    "Hondas look good under a k5's tires"
     
  7. californiak5

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    Yea, that sounds great. And when you are done you can change your signiture to :

    "PT Cruisers look good under a k5's tires" LOL

    See Ya,
    Keith

    [​IMG] Born to Drive My K5 [​IMG]
     
  8. Chaz88K5

    Chaz88K5 1/2 ton status

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    well i actully ran over a honda so i know personaly what it looks like....i dont plan on runnin over a PT...i still like those

    Chaz

    "Hondas look good under a k5's tires"
     
  9. Thunder

    Thunder 3/4 ton status

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    500 a month for a POS criuser Dont do it!!!! It is a huge waste of money for a little V W square back wana be car. You can get a hell of a lot more car for 500 a month. If you must have a car.Take a look at the new Pontiac Bonnivilles. Totally Hot. Great cars. And you can wave at all the cruisers as you blow em off the road.
     
  10. Chaz88K5

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    the only other car i would even think about gettin is a new pontiac fire bird....those look mean!!!...i love em...but insurance would kill me..i have 8 Speeding tickets and 1 at fault wreck so a high performance car just woulent go will with my insurance company.

    Chaz

    "Hondas look good under a k5's tires"
     
  11. ChevyCaGal

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    I have heard nothing but bad things from the 2 people that attend my church about the PT Crusiers they have bought. I'd take the money you'd be spending on that and do something else with it. (I have a Dodge Neon. It's a been nothing but junk. My mom now owns a Plymouth Sundance...junk as well. I think anything made by them is pretty crappy. That's my personal opinion...don't buy their brand!)

    "I love the sound rice burners make when ya run over them"
     
  12. Blaze

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    Good choice not getting the PT Cruiser. All they are is a Neon with a different body on them. They shoulda made them bigger with a panel option so they actually looked like an old panel van.

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  13. Chaz88K5

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    the panel is comin out in 2003

    "Hondas look good under a k5's tires"
     
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    shupach 1/2 ton status

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    man, u already have two kick ass 4x4's, if ur gonna get a street machine, do it right, dont invest alot of money on some rice burner, get urself a nice american V8(T/A or Z/28), my friend has a ram air t/a and he's done alot of work to it and it is really nice!!!!!!

    my opinion,

    phill
     
  15. Jason73K5

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    I rented a PT for a week and wasn't very impressed with it. They just aren't big enough to make a useful vehicle. Very little trunk space and gas mileage isn't anything special. They could also use more power. It's a cool concept, just not very well executed.
     
  16. Confederate9

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    i vote on a a body swap! put the PT on the blazer frame!!! lol!!!
    nah stick w/ k5s!!!!

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  17. Chaz88K5

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    i just called the dealer and told em to shove it up their ass....they wanted 3000 over sticker anyway...and with financeing over 5 years it would have cost me 39000...screw that...there is 39000 i could put into the 72 in the next 5 years =-)

    Chaz

    "Hondas look good under a k5's tires"
     
  18. windrider

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    Good job! I would buy a Ford before I would buy a Mopar,
    Unless it was one of there muscle cars. The folks had nothing but troubles with there Chrysler Concord.
     
  19. DANOK5NH

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    What in the world convinced you to buy a PT snoozer in the first place?? drop a 5.9 and I'd be ......interested.....

    If you ain't stuck, you ain't tryin!!!!!
     
  20. ragtop

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    ???5.9??? Drop in a 454 and really make it interesting!!!

    '88K5 - 350TBI, 700R4, 208, 3.42 10 bolts w/Auburns & 31s
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