Great looking rig!
My 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe started its life being born at Janesville Assembly in Janesville, Wisconson
Tahoe was then bought for $30,464 by an unknown buyer but based on what a Chevy dealer told me the original owner(s) bought it as a special purpose service vehicle i.e. police car or such.
Tahoe was then bought by a used car dealer who used it as his personal car for awhile until he broke a rear brake line and decided to sell it.
I bought the truck in June of 2011 and since I have been trying to fix her up and bring her back to factory specs and condition.
Here's the vin look up:
Navigator back up light
55 watt driving lights under bumper
Hopkins 7 blade wiring harness
Sylvania Silverstar Ultra Headlights Low/High
Sylvania LEDriving 168/194/2825 licence plate lamps
Sylvania Silverstar lights all around
Stock exterior features:
Factory 5,000lb class III receiver
Power towing mirrors
OEM running boards
Chrome bumpers w/ chrome accented black trim
Chrome accents everywhere
Patriotic magnets on rear
GMTC sticker on back window.
Magnets with stickers for B&M and K&N, then need to find a Procomp sticker
Needs to be repainted
New OEM reproduction grill
OEM reproduction bumpers
OEM reproduction chrome accented black trim
Back up cam
DIY light bar for more aux lights
DIY tailgate light bar
NNBS upper reflector mod
Kenwood radio head unit,
GM stock premium sound system
Aftermarket floor mats
3 tool boxes(electrical box, basic tool box, and power tool bag)
Premium power leather seats
Leather wrapped steering wheel
Beige/tan interior color.
Wager heated seat cover
Sylvania LEDriving 168/194/2825 front map lights and entry lights
Sylvania Silverstar 194 bulbs in map lights
Sylvania Longlife 211-2 dome lights
Sylvania Longlife 194 door courtesy lamps
Momentary on that flashes park lights and dash lights.
On-Off that switches on back up light when not in reverse
On-Off-On that controls park lights(up) and aux lights(down)
Better head unit
Fix damaged leather
OBDII monitoring system
View screen for back up cam
Radio and driving the car :P
5.7L Vortec V8 with 250 HP and 330 ft lb of torque
4L60e automatic transmission Rated at 360 ft lb
New Process 241 electronic shift transfer case
G80 rear limited slip diff
American Axle Manufacturing front diff
American Axle Manufacturing rear and front one piece drive shafts.
Factory aux tranny cooler
AC Delco PF52 oil filter
Valvoline SynPOWER oil
Shepherd Auto Parts 34" OEM radiator
New AC Delco hoses and thermostat
105 amp stock style Valuecraft alternator
Duralast 800cca battery
Factory AC Delco/Remy starter.
Big Three upgrade using 1/0 AWG KnuKoncept Fleks Kable
Upgraded oversized fuse leads using 4 AWG KnuKoncept Fleks Kable
Under hood storage box mods:
Scosche ANL fuse holder w/ Raptor 150 amp 24K gold fuse
Bussmann 6 ATC fuse block
Grote 7 way terminal box w/ easy connect 10AWG ground
Different colored wire for each power lead
Full ABS brake system (needs to be fixed)
Front:AC Delco disks with factory calipers and AC Delco pads w/ dust prevention system
Rear: AC Delco drums and pads w/ dust prevention system
Full factory stainless steel exhaust system
2 B&M 13,000 btu tranny coolers
B&M remote tranny filter
B&M cast deep transmission pan
Autometer tranny temp gauge
Autometer oil temp gauge
Dual Procomp 12" aux cooling fans with temp/manual control
B&M aux remote oil cooler w/ fan
Power steering cooler
140 amp AC Delco alternator, DC Power 185 amp alternator or Singer 250 amp alternator
Goodyear Gatorback belt
K&N drop in air filter.
Theres a lot of other things not worth listing.
Factory Bilstein shocks
Front is independent torsion bar with sway bar.
Rear is solid live axle with leaf springs and sway bar.
Replace factory shocks with new Bilsteins
Add Roadmaster Active Suspension
Factory wheels :D w/ GT Radial Adventuro A/T tires (fronts almost bald)
The factory tires were BFGoodrich as you see on the spare.
New BFGoodrich Rugged Terrain T/A 245/75R16 E tires
Fix or replace factory spare's rim.
Maybe a TPMS
Great looking rig!
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Minus some places on the hood being down to primer and flaking off yah she does look great.
1996 Chevy Tahoe LT 5.7L V8 4X4 200,000+ miles. Built proudly at Janesville Assembly in Janesville, Wisconsin
Basic mods: Lights all over, bunch of electrical work, and a couple cooling mods.
Check out my other mods in My Garage: http://www.gmtruckclub.com/forum/sho...t-Tahoe-4-Door
Added new info and pics
Re Did my pics so you can see the shocks. Will get a pic of the Bilstein logo on the factory shocks.
Added tons more info and made it easier to read!