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WHO HAS THE BADDEST TOUGHEST BLAZER ON CK5????

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Brians 60s, Feb 7, 2001.

  1. Brians 60s

    Brians 60s 1/2 ton status

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    With ck5 fastly approaching 2000 registered users I was wondering who has the baddest blazer on the sight. Motor,
    axles, tranny-transfer, wheels-tires, looks and most inportantly functionality, etc etc, those who feel that they are
    in the running should post pics.

    "IF YOU'VE NEVER BEEN STUCK.....YOU'VE NEVER BEEN WHEELIN"!!!
     
  2. Thumper

    Thumper 1/2 ton status

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    Just start at the top of the readers rides page and go all the way down man!

    :)

    Mike


    <font color=blue>Thumper
    85 Fullsize Jimmy
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    <font color=red>Lets Go Wheelin! </font color=red>
     
  3. My vote would be for Shawn Spicklers\' K5

    I think Shawn has one of the sweetest rides out there. Big Block, 6" lift, soft and hard tops, SM465/NP205, custom shafts with 1350 CV's, Dana 60 and 14 bolt FF, 4 wheel disc brakes, sweet paint job, RS9012's, and more probably what else could a man want? Potent Rodent Rocks !!

    [​IMG]<font color=red>BigBurb[​IMG]
    <font color=purple>IF YOU'RE SCARED, SAY YOU'RE SCARED !!
     
  4. baby blue

    baby blue Registered Member

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    Re: My vote would be for Shawn Spicklers\' K5

    ..........ITS ME GUYS.............................
    my blazer has half ton drivetrain 10 bolt axles an inline 6
    27 inch tires .oh i almost forgot it also has custom open diffs that i spent 800 on

    babey blue
     
  5. BurbinOR

    BurbinOR 3/4 ton status

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    Oh Brian, whatchuupto? Gonna get the pissing match started [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]................lol. Lots of great rigs here, many specific areas have their better points, lots of it is opinion of course.

    Too many great ones to split hairs over.............

    Tho its hard to argue with Harv..........Shawn and Steve have the two that come to mind. Tho I wouldn't trade my motor for anyones..........

    <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>
     
  6. shaggyk5

    shaggyk5 1/2 ton status

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    Honestly, going for looks, functionality, and just plain old bad-assness, im in kindof a three way tie between Steve (Fox), Shawn, and Depdog. Between the three of them they basically have everything I want my truck to someday be.

    --matt
    shaggyk5: 85 Blazer, 6" lift coming soon!
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    nuthin like a heavy chevy!
     
  7. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    For a K5, and from what I have seen and read on this site, I would have to vote for..........POTENT RODENT!!!
    Now, can anybody tell me who has the baddest K30?!?!
     
  8. Brians 60s

    Brians 60s 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah, I have looked at readers rides and there are definately
    some fine rides in there, but I believe there are also a lot of
    people with sweet rides who are not on there and I was wondering if someone would step forward and show there
    beasts. I agree with the posts so far as to who is in the runnings, but where I was going with this is thinking how bitchin it would be to hold an anual CK5 top blazer challenge
    for members only. It would just be really hard to get everyone
    there who could enter, but it would definately be something to
    remember.

    "IF YOU'VE NEVER BEEN STUCK.....YOU'VE NEVER BEEN WHEELIN"!!!
     
  9. KENBARBOUR

    KENBARBOUR Registered Member

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    Dont forget Stephen Watson at ORD. His truck has all the cool stuff that you can get. And the stuff they dont make--he makes it himself. And sells it to us. Right on!!!! My truck-hardly the baddest but its on its way. Check it out in the readers ride at my real name ken barbour. I'm sure mines one of the ugliest. So ugly i'm afraid to post pics.
     
  10. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Shawn's is set up nice now, for an all around proven trail rig, Stephen Watson has to be at the top of the list, I also like DBLAZER's K5, both of these guys get it awn!! There are a lot of others as well.

    Steve
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  11. CBLAZER81

    CBLAZER81 1/2 ton status

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    NOT ME!!!!! ask Steve how well Butch's winch works.

    Chuck
    81 Blazer
    <font color=blue>does anyone have another F#@d that I can park on?</font color=blue>[​IMG]
    <font color=red><A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.chucks81k5.coloradok5.com>http://www.chucks81k5.coloradok5.com</A></font color=red>
     
  12. Confederate9

    Confederate9 1/2 ton status

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    my vote is split between steve w/ project uav, and BIGBURB
    i love tha burb man!!!

    <font color=red> Confederate's w/ K5's! </font color=red>
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    K5: Because size DOES matter
     
  13. Depdog

    Depdog 1/2 ton status Author

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    WOW, I was wondering how long it would take for somebody to make a post like this. This is the kinda thing where you aint gonna look modest no matter what you say, so O.K. MINE.

    Its not near the prettiest, it does not have 1 ton axles, but pound for pound mod for mod I think that I have one of the baddest K-5's around. Never fails to amaze the Jeep (you pronounce that Heep in spanish) crowd at the events and trail rides I go to. It begrudgingly gains their respect by Performing on the trail, I have even rescued a few Jeeps with the old Beast.

    Most trail rigs are never truly "finished", mine is pretty close although there will always be something just out of reach that I think I cant live without. For my side of the country and the wheeling we have here it ROCKS.

    There have been a lot of folks here that have copied my ideas and I am proud of that, after al, what do they say "imitation is the sincereset form of flattery". I saw Stephen Watsons K5 early on and was inspired to create. I built my K5 by myself from the ground up. Only had help from friends when something was just to big or heavy to do by myself.

    I carry tons of spare parts, am locked front and rear, have on board air and on board welding, not to mention loads of vehicle recovery equipment. I could make a HUGE list of the stuff thats on my K5 and in it, but man that would take a while and I realy dont feel like typing that much.

    This is the post where you toot your own horn, hope I dont offend anybody my tooting mine!

    Depdog

    <font color=blue>Weenie K5, little mods' Small Tires!</font color=blue>

    <A target="_blank" HREF=http://depdogsk5.coloradok5.com>http://depdogsk5.coloradok5.com</A>
     
  14. riz

    riz 3/4 ton status

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    <font color=purple>HANDS DOWN, MINE IS NOT !!!!!! I agree with Thumper, all of the rigs in the readers rides section !</font color=purple>

    <font color=purple>L8r,

    .Riz.<font color=purple>

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  15. Damn Dep,I'm going to have to LAY THE SMAC down on the old green blazer at tellico and show you why its called BigBad82K5!!
    jk
     
  16. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    No No No its me!![​IMG] Comon now gotta love the first gen K5! Ain't notin finer than the sweet sound of my FullSize Full Convertabel Rockin K5!![​IMG]
    We should come up with some kinda voting thing, well that might not work most that have spent years of busted knukels empty wallets fightin with the wife cuz you bought parts instead of grocerys, years of having a vison for your K5 then year after year forming that vison into reality........[​IMG].......
    I still like mine the best but I would be VERY PROUD to run a trail or two with ANY member!!![​IMG]

    72K5[​IMG]Led Zeppelin[​IMG]Rock ON![​IMG]
    <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.burt4x4.coloradok5.com>http://www.burt4x4.coloradok5.com</A>
     
  17. shaggyk5

    shaggyk5 1/2 ton status

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    Im gonna have to say, that of all you guys, (who do all have sweet trucks) mine is still the greatest. A wheezed 305, NEW 31" tires, (oversized), rustyy floor air conditioning, imaginary 6" lift, gas tank that has a gallon of diesel fuel in it, ( PLEASE dont ask ) and non working tailgate definately adds up to the best rig on this site. Just ask anybody.

    --matt
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    nuthin like a heavy chevy!
     
  18. Shawn

    Shawn 1/2 ton status Premium Member Author

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    I really appreciate the comments! Mine still needs tons of work. Roll cage, front bumper (my Warn sucks), Doubler, 38" tires are just a few of the things that come to mind. Oh yeah, the engine needs to be installed! [​IMG] Hopefully this weekend.

    No one would argue Steve Watsons is the king and lately with the addition of 1 ton axles, and 42" Swampers, it's just a beast. He's also talking about adding a big block [​IMG]. I got the pleasure to ride in Watsons last summer. That thing just took the trails like it was nothing and rode like a Cadilac compared to mine. His custom springs really work.

    I started going though some of the readers rides and Blazers I've seen previously and there's so many that stand out as a well built Blazer. There's no way I can list all of them but here's just a few.

    Steve Fox (duh), Big Daddy89, Dblazer, blazer72, rockblazer, Steve Frisby, Depdog, Grim, Thumper, trustyk5, Mudzer, Boss, Burt... I can go on all day. Lets not forget the Blazer of the Month over the years. I'm only talking Blazers, not Subs or trucks. For Subs, Titanic and BIg Burb come to mind.

    Take care guys!

    Shawn
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  19. Boss

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    Definately, Shawn's, Steve's, Dep's, Stephen are on top of the charts (that I've seen and read about). I can't boast my rig up right now, b/c it's not worthy compared to theirs. I know there are many more out there, but my brain isn't working right now, but those rigs listed just jumps out.
    Aww...thanks Shawn, for listing my rig. Hey Shawn, I will definately have1 ton axles, crossover steer, TSM disk, 37" meats, and all that other stuff you helped explained to me under my rig this May!!! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Boss


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  20. bigjbear

    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    Depdog, toot away. I like the Beast in a 1/2 ton package. You have my vote. I rember the first time I saw your truck. Rember the ice storm the morning that 4WP had their grand opening? My friend & I were checking it out in the parking lot. When I got back from the CK5 Tellico run last year and told him you were there, he was bummed he didn't go.

    Jim '80 GMC
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