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Old 02-23-2010, 10:33 PM   #101
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So after the thrash completed on Feb. 9 we loaded up on Feb 10 for our yearly trip to Dumont sand dunes in Commiefornia.



I'm not staring into the future I'm getting excited about a high dollar long travel buggy that wheelied up a big dune just outside of camp.



"UH, can we get this show on the road already!!"





Close this set out with a poser shot
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Old 02-24-2010, 04:00 AM   #102
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Looks great!

You had me scratching my head when I saw that first shot of the whole front end in white though...

Any "money shots"??? (i.e. a gratuitous tire roasting to test the supercharger?)



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Great pics, awesome to see your K5 all loaded up and being enjoyed with the kids! I like the heater box/fan setup - nice!
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Big Block, your truck is awesome. Can you give us some more details and pictures on your front suspension? I dont remember if you said but how much lift are you runnning?
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Absolutely awesome Chad.
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what a ride! looks like great weather and a great time!
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Oh man, that thing looks KILLER! You did a really good job with the Al's undercoating, too!
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Truck is killer and I love that it got romped at Dumont. (It's my favorite pile of Sand). Shy of the wheelies your truck should give those high $$$$$ sand cars a run for their money.
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Looks great!

You had me scratching my head when I saw that first shot of the whole front end in white though...

Any "money shots"??? (i.e. a gratuitous tire roasting to test the supercharger?)




Transparent colors usually work best over a light color base and the reason for the white sealer.

No burn out pics yet, the tune still needs a lot work, it's good at part throttle and at wide open but is a total mess in the transition. As soon as it warms up I'll get some drive time and get it all cleaned up. When I get some throttle response tuned in smoky burn outs should be pretty effortless.

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Big Block, your truck is awesome. Can you give us some more details and pictures on your front suspension? I dont remember if you said but how much lift are you runnning?
I'll take some more pictures of the front end the next time I have it up in the air. As far as lift it's roughly 5 inches in the front and around 6 in the rear.

When are you going to get a thread started on yours?

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Absolutely awesome Chad.
Thanks, AJ and Blaze

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Truck is killer and I love that it got romped at Dumont. (It's my favorite pile of Sand). Shy of the wheelies your truck should give those high $$$$$ sand cars a run for their money.
This is the third trip to Dumont for the Blazer and is the main reason I stepped up in the horsepower department. I love Dumont on President's day weekend, the 70 and 80 degree temps are a nice break from the nasty cold and inversion we get around here.
As far as keeping up with long travel buggies; I don't think 5,000 lbs of orange is going to stay anywhere near a 2,000 lb rail,but that's okay since I have a lot more fun than they do (and can fit more people while doing it) for less than a fourth of what most of those guys have tied up.
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Don't sell yourself short so fast. that 5000lbs will go most anywhere in dumont, I know my burb does(Untill she became worn out and tired). I will, ok should, no nevermind WILL have my Blazer up and running by next pres day and we should hook up and romp some sand.
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