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Old 10-21-2007, 01:05 PM   #1
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Been out of the 4x4 scene for a few years. Had to sell my last truck because the new job was just to far to drive it daily. I've scraped up enough cash to pick up a 1972 K5 as a project/toy. The wife already calls it my girlfriend. OE style bumpers have been added and the exhaust has been changed. Just the beginning...
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Old 10-21-2007, 01:15 PM   #2
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Old 10-21-2007, 05:59 PM   #3
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welcome shoot me a pic of your "project" so every one can see it
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Old 10-21-2007, 06:53 PM   #4
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sweeet year of a K5,

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Old 10-21-2007, 07:24 PM   #5
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Old 10-21-2007, 08:35 PM   #9
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My girlfriend says the same thing...I just tell her atleast she doesn't have to worry about where I am or what I am doing.
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Old 10-21-2007, 10:14 PM   #10
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Old 10-22-2007, 06:25 PM   #11
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Hi from San Antonio - pics added

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Old 10-22-2007, 06:33 PM   #12
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PRoject huh looks done the paint is even cooler up close .... the blocks painted to match and the flame are ...SMOKIN... did I really just say that cant wait to put some dents in it with ya
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:28 PM   #13
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Old 10-22-2007, 09:05 PM   #14
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First Gens rock!! Mine's almost done. What are the specs?






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Old 10-22-2007, 09:47 PM   #15
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Love the 1st Gen. Looked around for a long time for one with a solid body so I could just focus on drive train.

Currently:
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8" Superlift springs, 2" body lift
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Immediate plans:
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Lose the body lift
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Old 10-23-2007, 05:57 AM   #16
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:09 AM   #17
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Old 10-23-2007, 11:23 AM   #18
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cool beans. contact projectfreedom, he might have a 14 bolt...but don't hold me to that. & kudos on losing the body lift. the rig will probably look better with 37s & the 8" lift.
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Old 10-23-2007, 11:39 AM   #19
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Right on. Hopefully he does. If not, I'll keep looking.

Want to get the axles and tires done first, then work thru the suspension. The wife made me promise that I won't do everything at once! The 8" Superlift springs are way too stiff for my taste. Want 5-6" of lift. I'm thinking DIY4X Shackle flip with 4" shackle and 1-2" Alcans in rear and 4" Alcans in front with 6" shackle. Should give me plenty of flex and smooth the ride out a lot!

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cool beans. contact projectfreedom, he might have a 14 bolt...but don't hold me to that. & kudos on losing the body lift. the rig will probably look better with 37s & the 8" lift.
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Old 10-23-2007, 12:29 PM   #20
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mine used to be on 3" and 35s. ride was actually pretty soft. keep us posted with updates.



EDIT: talked to projectfreedom, he sold the 14 bolt, but said he has a detroit for it
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Old 10-24-2007, 04:52 PM   #21
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lol I wish. pretty much just need the 'cage & x-members. have pretty much everthing else.
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