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Old 06-16-2011, 03:46 PM
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Alright guys! Its finally that time to trick out the GMC! It might be a bit slow of a build, but bare with me as I am only 18 and I also have long hair (If that matters) =]
Here's what we have to work with: 1999 GMC Jimmy SLT 4-dr
What its getting- Solid FOUR INCHES OF LIFT!!! (Plus lift from tire) Also, BFG mud terrain KM2's, Flowmaster, and other little odds and ends to make it look classy, stunning, quality, and sexyyyy! =]
To be fixed: rear rotor dust covers- they are going to be removed as they have been bent by some idiot auto shop! They rub and it is annoying, so I'm going to chuck em!


So, for starters, ill post some pictures of how she sits now! Enjoy the build! =]
 

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Old 06-17-2011, 03:29 PM
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Build postponed- motor blown this morning =[
 
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Old 06-17-2011, 04:07 PM
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Ouch that sucks man... what happened?
 
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Old 06-17-2011, 04:18 PM
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Yeah, what occured?

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Old 06-19-2011, 07:09 AM
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Haaha, gotta check in with the Guy workinlg on it for me and see what he says...ill call him up today and update you guys =]
 
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Old 06-19-2011, 11:53 AM
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Were you just driving along and there was an explosion or something?
 
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Old 07-12-2011, 01:55 PM
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Well, I was driving along and then noticed overheating. I stopped and added water and antifreeze...still no luck in saving the motor. So, I ordered a Jasper Longblock! =] It was expensive, but I plan on keeping it for a long tme. Its still getting lifted and its still going to run 31's. It should be finished by the end of this month! Work starts on the 20-22nd of this month! =]
 
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Old 08-02-2011, 06:15 PM
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Update- I should have it fixed by the end of this week at the latest. It was a long wait, but once I run it for a week and make sure everything is in check, im going to mount those KM2's and throw on that 4" of lift!
 
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Old 08-23-2011, 08:59 PM
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It LIVES! I've had it back for about 3 days now, and it is running PREMIUM! The only thing I had to do was hook up the vacuum hose for the transfer case actuator. Easy. So now, I am debating on tires once again because I am very picky. I WANT the TOYO Open Country MT's, but they are sold out alot of places. BFG KM2's are cool, but I heard bad things about them on ice and in the rain without siping. Any other tires that you guys would reccomend similar to Open Country's? I want a sidewall that is aggressive with bite and looks like the NITTO or TOYO.
 
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Old 08-23-2011, 09:02 PM
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You got it back and then the vacuum hose was disconnected? (just clarifying, my first thought was that you were saying the vacuum hose caused the overheating, haha)

I still don't see those pics, BTW!
 

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