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Old 11-27-2011, 07:52 PM
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I love the way this thing turned out. do you have any more pics of the change? maybe some pics without the skins? and if you dont mind how wide is the widest point on the body?
Thank you, yours is pretty cool as well.

61" at it's widest point.

The pic is the best I got. Need to find my cable for my old camera, I think I have better on it.
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Old 12-02-2011, 12:24 PM
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I like ig. Pretty sweet
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Old 12-25-2011, 11:47 PM
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Its really a good one.thanks for sharing.
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Old 04-06-2012, 07:31 PM
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It was this thread that got me to weigh my Blazer

Stock they weigh #4400 or so, thanks Google.

Its a '75, softopper, simple bumpers, M12,000winch, 'glass front fenders, hood, and rear 1/4's, p/u tailgate, no spare, no carpet, 3 bucket seats, BBC,TH350, np205, 60 and 14b. 42" tires with 20" aluminum beadlocks. It's really minimal and I assumed #5300?

Uh, no...#6300 WTF! I've removed weigh [sic] more stuff than I added, or so I thought.
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Well the bbc + 60 + 14bff + 42" tires add alot im sure. Way more than what you took off
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Old 04-08-2012, 10:36 AM
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Apparently yes

But a BBC, tons, and big tires =2000lbs

I was just so surprised with no full top, 'gate, front metal, interior, etc...

However, I was trail ready with spares and fluids, but no gear.

What the heck do I pull off next Helium in the tires
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Old 05-17-2012, 05:14 PM
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Apparently yes

But a BBC, tons, and big tires =2000lbs

I was just so surprised with no full top, 'gate, front metal, interior, etc...

However, I was trail ready with spares and fluids, but no gear.

What the heck do I pull off next Helium in the tires
Drive it and enjoy it till you can start something new, it sounds really cool! Somehow my K5 still gets around despite being a giant turd by current buggy standards. I hate to change it up when its all together and works every time.

I'm not sure the weight loss from dropping a BBC and going to a 6.0L or even better an all alum Gen3/4 but there's probably a couple hundred pounds there right off the front. Get rid of the giant winch and bolt on a 8 or 9K with rope. Past that watch out for stuff like 1/2" plate diff covers and other such crap and then there's not much else to do but use it for what it is.
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Old 06-01-2012, 01:49 PM
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True. I think my DIY4X4 pinion guard weighs 60lbs

Fiberglass has also been mentioned here. I run a complete 'glass front end and rear 1/4 panels. I wouldn't recommend a full 'glass body, but these things take a BEATING!! They flex quite a bit, and no dents Worst case scenario is to spend the $350 for a new PAIR, bolt on and go and the Po Po don't bug me about mud flaps either.

I'm sure when I roll it, they will crack
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Old 11-24-2012, 09:49 AM
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Wonder what Mine weighs.............Going from a Toyota to this was quite a weight change haha. Hoping to eventually lose more weight on mine to help towing it with my 1/2 ton.
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