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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Thumper, Nov 19, 2002.
Hehehe for a little while at least.
Thumper is fully dressed again! /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
BTW...what is that white crap? /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
Nice rig! Would that be a snorkle? Cool!! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
Here ya go Mike...tRusty and Thumper on a nicer day.
Good shots Rene. Mine didnt turn out too good, Nick was too far away to get a good one. Ya know, Crystal asked me after you had left... 'So how come you didnt go for a little tour in the woods while he was here?' and I thought hmmm why didnt we? Next time tho!
Mike, that rack on the top, is it mounted to the cap or does it mount under it on the rails?
Mounts under the rails. Its not a real good shot, but I will try to find a better one if you like.
Am I seeing things or do you have two raised sections in the hood? Like a tach or air intake? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
Nope, not seeing things. I cut those in as an air outlet actually. The truck runs very warm all the time, but especially on the trails. I found that in long grass, or in mud she heated up to the point that the heat was billowing out from the fenderwells, so I cut the holes and weldced on the scoops. They helped a lot to let the hot air out. You can actually feel the hot air coming out with your hand near the top of the windshield!
New defroster setup hey /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
We should have gone for a little tour./forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
I had to crop and zoom those pic's to get them sorta reasonable...Deb was too far away as well. I hate the auto everything 35 mm camera for that. The viewfinder gives you the impression you're too close, then when you get the pic back everything is so far away!! /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif
Digi-cam is so much nicer because of the preview screen...
Whats all that white stuff? Sand? you at the beach?
It's air conditioned sand...so you don't burn your feet. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
I think we are due for some snow down here in Atlanta. Last biggie we had was about 93. It was a horrible blizzard. Whole town was shut down for day's till it melted some and the snow plows could get the streets cleared up. Worse I had ever seen it. Took three days to get that 6-8 inches up.
I'm not joking either. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
Mostly if we get snow here it melts faster than it can be plowed...but last year we did have a storm that dropped 13" on us. It even stayed cold long enough that my wife had to shovel the drive-way./forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
I would have shovelled but I was wheeling that day.../forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
We left the snow shovel and snow blower in Michigan when we moved down /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif We get about 4 inches a year on average in Atlanta.
Hehehe, you guys are crackin me up. Pretty sure this sand would freeze your pinky toes Grim! We have actually lost most of that already. Our temps have been above zero C now for a few days and its supposed to keep up too. It had to snow on us for the club obstacle course day I suppose... just to make things interesting. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Was just curious, cause it did look like it was under the rails. Wouldn't work for me with the burb anyways. Just looking for different ideas on putting a rack on top of mine/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
You know your going to have to tell us about that snorkel right? /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif It looks like you used PVC pipe to make it, And from what I can see it the best one I've seen thats been made from PVC. So how'd you do it?
Ya ya, ok... the snorkel.
Its built from 3" PVC. I adapted it to 5" sewer size to fit over the stock corrugated air intake tube and sealed it on. The rest is pretty self explanitory by the pic. I had to heat it at one point just to make the angle right so it stands up. Also, I did the mod with the hood up (of course) and ran into a suprise when I tried to close it. Poor planning... I cut the hole and ran the pipe right where the hinge folds down... I couldnt close the hood. So I had to remove the hinge and I ended up using some lift cylinders. It turned out to be a better mod anyways, but watch your hinges! /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Heres the pic.
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