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Winter Wheeling

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by vtblazer, Dec 10, 2005.

  1. vtblazer

    vtblazer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    6 inches of snow...no big deal but that same snow on a 40 degree day with still unfrozen ground underneath and it's one slick combination.

    We drove about 5/6 miles of fire road to the top of a local mountain.

    This was the last hill with alot of icey ledge, from there we turned around and headed out.

    Fun day, no carnage, no breakage but did need to winch when we broke through 4" of ice only to find out there was another 18" of mud underneath.:D

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  2. cleanK5

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    sign me up! that looks like a ton of fun...
     
  3. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    How does the truck work now that you have some lockers in it?? I'll bet it feels like a whole different truck!!! :thumb:
     
  4. vtblazer

    vtblazer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    :woot: :woot: yep, you betcha...:waytogo:

    It was basically a "mash it/try to steer it/hang on" kinda day.

    The heavy snow (great snow ball snow) wanted to pack into the tread like concrete, had to clear 'em out ya know.:D
     
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    Looks like a blast - glad you got to go out and enjoy it.
     
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    Look's like alot of fun!!! :bow: :bow:
     
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    Hey guys. I don't mean to be a wet blanket, but please make sure this is a fire road you are allowed to wheel on in the winter. Tread lightly and all that crap. I used to wheel a lot like that when I was younger, but now I've seen how many roads and trails have been closed here in Idaho because of wheelin' like that. I'm not raggin' on you or anything. Please just be careful or you just might find a gate on that road by next year.
     
  8. vtblazer

    vtblazer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    It's a class four road, all is well.

    As far as "wheeling that way" it looks worse than it really is, that's pretty much nothing but snow being pushed around in the pics.

    Tread lightly is always the priority.

    Thanks for the concern though...
     
  9. tom4

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    Sure wish it would snow in Texas, is 80 outside!!!! One day I will drive my blazer w/ 1:5.13s to Michigan and do some wheelin' in the snow. (yeah... thats not gunna happen)
     

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