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So first off I'll say that I like pictures so bear with me......:flipoff2:

Lots of interesting details, and it's not done yet, but I've only owned it for 2 months so I've still got some time.

Specs.......(as it came to me)

1981 K5
10/12 govbomb
stock other than aluminum intake, headers/duals/flowmasters and rv cam.

Specs........(either done as of now or coming soon)

60front full hi-steer, custom diff guard
14ff rear detroit no spin
my own version of a doubler:flipoff2:
52's up front all hangers relocated
63's in the rear, all hangers relocated
interior cage
H1's recentered
Plate bumpers, hidden 12,000lb winch, hidden hitch
tube sliders

bla bla bla bla..........

Album can be found here:

I'd say hope you enjoy, but it's mine and I don't give a shit......:flipoff2:
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lots of very nice work!!

did you add the same corner braces to the front bumper as the back?

It's also 7.00 x 7.00 x 1.96 x 4.10 = 393.764:1 crawl......(if both are in reverse):eek::laughing:

It NEVER was an issue of practicallity, it was because I was told I couldn't do it.

i dont know anybody that would have told you that you COULDNT, i diffinately would have told you NOT TO.
intrest level, 100%

interest level, 0%

you do very nice work, and are an excellent faber, just dont do so much of it.:(
So I went to go camping the other weekend and had a few issues, loaded and leaving the optima yellow top crapped at a light......Got it replaced, and was leaving again when the PS belt crapped out. Turns out it was rubbing the underside of the water pump pulley, and trying to bind up the motor.
Fixed that all and the motor squealed a few times and started to clunk.
Pulled valve covers and oil pan in a mall parking lot, just to find that I had snapped a rod stud on #2, it spit the bearing and ovaled the rod and cap.
Turns out the motor is a fresh rebuild(didn't know that) but the builder had the oilpump pickup turned up to the crank.......
Replaced 1-4 rod bearings, cleaned, checked and retorqued everything, 1 new piston and rod in #2, buff the crank and threw it back together. It's never ran so good.......Especially for an emergency last minute late night rebuild in the dark.
Loaded again, the first light out of town I let out the clutch and found this..........

Now for all the naysayers, the WELD failed, and it's now at the machine shop getting a slug machined to fit between, then pressed, welded, pinned, and heat treated.
Worked it out between a welder friend of mine, and a buddy that owns a machine shop.
She'll be kicking again asap. And I'm getting a spare built same time.

Out for next weekend:D

you lieing bastad :flipoff2::flipoff2:

so not only was it your input [not your freinds] but your second trannies at that!!!!

hope this one works out better.

which tranny do you dd with 1 or 2?

fwiw you should be useing #2, the 1:1 of the first tranny will act like the #2 is at the motor and not getting XX torque qpplied to the input.
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