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Did a couple things to the Chev today.

Took off the bug guard.

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And my new stereo:

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And, I put one sticker on my tool box, lol:

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May 11th, I will have a brush guard installed by my buddy, and after that, I'm saving up for a headache rack, tint, and a leveling kit. Before winter, I'll be getting some A/T tires, as I just got some street ones on there now.

If I get my fence done tomorrow, I should have some time on Sunday to finish taking the head off the Ranger. Then we'll see what I'm looking at on that son of a *****.
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looks good without the cracked bug gaurd
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Lookin good!
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Mucho better. Are you going to get bigger AT's when you get them or stick with stock? If you want to know what the biggest size you can fit without rubbing is I can ask my buddy who has a similar truck with bigger tires.
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Mucho better. Are you going to get bigger AT's when you get them or stick with stock? If you want to know what the biggest size you can fit without rubbing is I can ask my buddy who has a similar truck with bigger tires.
I think I can go with 285/75-17's, but I am not 100% sure. I know I can't go smaller then 17's. If you want to ask your buddy, that would be sweet!
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Wut about a visor!??
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what's this about a chevy?
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Wut about a visor!??
Maybe. I am undecided on how they look on this body style of Chev.

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what's this about a chevy?
What do you mean? lol.

Just filled the truck up again. 17.5 MPG's with my foot in it most of the time. I'm gonna go soft this time to see what I can squeeze. Still, 17.5 is better then 13 that I was getting in the Dodge as of late.

Also just took her on the first night cruise. The headlights in this thing are AWESOME! I wonder what would happen with some Silverstar Ultra's in them.
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Maybe. I am undecided on how they look on this body style of Chev.
Undecided!?? UNDECIDED?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!!

You are now dead to me too.
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Undecided!?? UNDECIDED?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!!

You are now dead to me too.
I did see one today, and thought it would have been cool, except it was one of those half tons with the quadrasteer, so it had the ugly *** clearance lights that Chevy put on them PLUS the visor.

I do need the extra lift and bigger tires that come with the visor, though....

BTW, who is the one who took his visor off his truck? Yeah, that's right.

Don't you tell me I'm dead to you, Mr.
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Excuse me...that truck is lacking two important things...horsepower and sex appeal!
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Excuse me...that truck is lacking two important things...horsepower and sex appeal!
I dono.....I think I could probably take ya










































The power part, not the sex appeal.
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6" suspension lift 35" thats all i have to say about that!!
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nice headunit, i need another kenwood i still cant get my alpine to sound right
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looks 10 times better with the bug guard off, and the radio looks good
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Looks good but I think it would look better with the chrome along the side off and some black wheels and meaty tires.

You should do the 4-HI mod to your head lights to get even better light output. I did it and configured it so when I turn the bights on the lows and fogs come on also but, you can do any combination you want. The light output is alot better then stock brights.

Heres a link to a how to if your interested.
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Maybe. I am undecided on how they look on this body style of Chev.



What do you mean? lol.

Just filled the truck up again. 17.5 MPG's with my foot in it most of the time. I'm gonna go soft this time to see what I can squeeze. Still, 17.5 is better then 13 that I was getting in the Dodge as of late.

Also just took her on the first night cruise. The headlights in this thing are AWESOME! I wonder what would happen with some Silverstar Ultra's in them.

I didn't know you got the Chev, or how long ago for that matter lol. Nice truck though. Better than the Ram fo sho!
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6" suspension lift 35" thats all i have to say about that!!
Maybe some day I'll get a small lift and 33's, but I don't think I'll go 35's. Too expensive.

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nice headunit, i need another kenwood i still cant get my alpine to sound right
Now all I need is a sub and I think I'll be happy with the system. I just gotta find a sub that will fit under my rear seat, lol.

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Looks good but I think it would look better with the chrome along the side off and some black wheels and meaty tires.

You should do the 4-HI mod to your head lights to get even better light output. I did it and configured it so when I turn the bights on the lows and fogs come on also but, you can do any combination you want. The light output is alot better then stock brights.

Heres a link to a how to if your interested.
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I looked at it, but I don't know if I understand it right. I'll have to look at it a little better. The guy really didn't take enough pictures for like, placing the diodes, cause I don't see them, lol. I also don't have fog lamps, just the DRL's, high and low beams.

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I didn't know you got the Chev, or how long ago for that matter lol. Nice truck though. Better than the Ram fo sho!
I got it Tuesday night. Then on Wednesday, they announced that they were having a $2000 guaranteed trade in. The day AFTER I signed all the paperwork, and traded the Dodge in for $1500 :(
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wait when did you get a chevy?! haha how did I miss that!

nice truck though man, the 4.8 isnt terrible either
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wait when did you get a chevy?! haha how did I miss that!

nice truck though man, the 4.8 isnt terrible either
Thanks! I love the 4.8 a hell of a lot more then the 5.2 318, lol.
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ha that sucks on the trade in deal. I'm really likin the Chev though. Excellent buy for sure!
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If you want to do it some time and need any help just let me know.

For a box you might want to check out subthump.com. Some of their boxes arent the cheapest around but I got one and they are really well built. I have two 12" L5 solo-barics in mine. It sounds good but is kind of a small box for a subs like those so it doesnt hit the real low notes as well as it could.
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If you want to do it some time and need any help just let me know.

For a box you might want to check out subthump.com. Some of their boxes arent the cheapest around but I got one and they are really well built. I have two 12" L5 solo-barics in mine. It sounds good but is kind of a small box for a subs like those so it doesnt hit the real low notes as well as it could.
Where is yours mounted? Under the rear seat also?

I could probably see a design of theirs and build it myself.
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off goes the chrome strip crap!
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off goes the chrome strip crap!
Was going to do that today, but the weather crapped out on me.

Plus, I gotta figure out how to do it.
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