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Would have been cheaper to take the Blazer

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Blazer79, Jul 27, 2001.

  1. Blazer79

    Blazer79 1/2 ton status

    Feb 17, 2000
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    Guatemala, Central America
    I'm pissed. My daily driver is a 1989 2wd Toyota Truck. I took it on a 100 mile round trip to visit a few clients. The gas for this trip costs me about $9. The gas for that same trip on the Blazer would be about $20 ($11 more).

    On my way back, it was raining and passed through a "falling rocks" area. There were just a few pebbles (about 2"-3") and tried to avoid them, but my rear tire went over one of them. The results? Bent wheel and a hole in my $50 Pirelli P6000 tire. [​IMG] Besides, I had to pull over and change the tire in the middle of the rainy night risking myself to get robbed since I was carrying a good amount of cash.

    I'm sure I wouldn't even have felt them with the Blazer, but cheap me had to take the fragile truck instead of the strong Blazer.

    Sorry, had to vent.

    PS What kind of wheels should I get instead of the stock iron wheels in my truck? I've bent too many wheels now and want to go with something stronger, but cheap. Those are 14" x 5" (or 5.5") 5 lug wheels.

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  2. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

    Jan 12, 2001
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    Sell the Toyota and get another Blazer!!! [​IMG]

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  3. sapper

    sapper 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

    Jul 11, 2001
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    damn wes your mean

    Engineers up!

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