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  1. #1

    Default Lots to do on my truck this weekend, any last bits of advice?

    So in a couple of days I'll be at my dads and we are going to do several things to my truck:


    • Installing AirAid MIT
    • Replacing engine belts and belt tensioners
    • Replacing alternator
    • Replacing rear diff cover seal and rear diff fluid
    • Replacing front wheel bearing/hub assemblies
    • Replacing front brake rotors
    • Replacing front brake pads
    • Installing 2" leveling kit


    Looking at that list, are there any last-minute tips or tricks I should know before I get started?

    Thanks!
    Clint (TX) 2001 Silverado LS 4.8L auto 2wd ECSB [GARAGE]
    Gasoline or gunpowder: If you ain't burning one, you ain't having fun!
    NRA Endowment Member 5 24 48 88 - Hendrick Motorsports FTW!

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    NEED LOTS OF BEER!!!

    2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Z71 Crew Cab "All-Star Edition"

    Line-X'd Bed
    Line-X'd Custom Brush Guard(Heavy Duty)
    5.3L Flex Fuel
    Factory Black Running Boards
    BF Goodrich All-Terrain KO's(265/65R18)
    2" Rough Country Leveling Kit
    EGR In-Channel Vent Visors
    Exterior PLUS Package
    Interior PLUS Package
    K&N Drop-In Air Filter
    Bowtie Mud Flaps
    Cat-Back Dual Exhaust
    Black Bowties
    DeeZee Toolbox(Debadged)
    Diablo Sport Predator(AFM Disabled)
    ProFlaps
    Towing Mirrors
    Next Planned Mods
    Bigger Tires
    Aftermarket Rims

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChevyBoy2009 View Post
    NEED LOTS OF BEER!!!
    LOL, true that! It's going to be hot!
    Clint (TX) 2001 Silverado LS 4.8L auto 2wd ECSB [GARAGE]
    Gasoline or gunpowder: If you ain't burning one, you ain't having fun!
    NRA Endowment Member 5 24 48 88 - Hendrick Motorsports FTW!

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    inventory the tools, then check it again. lots of rags, maybe some bandaids? busted knuckles are a pain.

    where did you get the air aid MIT? im looking at getting one.

    Alex


    2011 GMC Sierra SLE 5.3 Z71 4X4 Stealth Gray Metallic / 2004 Chevy Impala LS 3.8 Cappuccino

    Tow mirrors - Diablew Tuned - Flowmaster Regular 40 - Ready Lift 2.5' lift - BFG LT A/T K/Os - Carr Light Wing - TruckLite LED lights - Optima Red Top - 50% Front Window Tint - Line-X bedliner - Airaid MIT - Tekonsha P2 - ARS Billet Grill - Fia custom fit seat covers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sierraowner5.3 View Post
    where did you get the air aid MIT? im looking at getting one.

    Alex
    Cheapest place I found it was on Auto Zone's website.
    Clint (TX) 2001 Silverado LS 4.8L auto 2wd ECSB [GARAGE]
    Gasoline or gunpowder: If you ain't burning one, you ain't having fun!
    NRA Endowment Member 5 24 48 88 - Hendrick Motorsports FTW!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sierraowner5.3 View Post
    inventory the tools, then check it again. lots of rags, maybe some bandaids? busted knuckles are a pain.

    where did you get the air aid MIT? im looking at getting one.

    Alex
    I agree. Inventory your tools. Stay organized and have a lot of patience. Nothing sucks more than getting POed at a bolt that will not come out when you are just starting. Then the rest of your day just goes down hill. If you can't get a bolt out. Spray her down with PB blast and go work on the other side. Hopefully that side goes smoothly and then you can attack the problem bolt.

    1995 Silverado 4x4
    6" BDS Suspension Lift-3" Body Lift-Add A Leaf in rear -Trailmaster SSV Shocks-Duel Steering Stabilizer Kit -AirAid Cold air intake-
    4.56 Gears with Detroit Auburn Locker-Pro-Comp Traction Bars with duel shocks-Aluminum Skid Plate Kit-38.5" x 16.5" Mickey Thompson Baja Claws-Constant Dropping fuel gauge

    2005 Yukon XL Jet Power Programmer, Bilstein Shocks, Bilstein rear springs, Helwig Anti-sway bars, EGR Window Visors, EGR Hood Shield, Denali Headlights, Headlight harness upgrade, GE NightHawk Bulbs, White Night Rear lighting system, Russell Braided SS brake lines, PowerStop Brake pads, PowerStop cross drilled and Slotted Rotors, http://www.gmtruckclub.com/forum/sho...5-GMC-Yukon-XL
    2002 Silverado ext cab 2wd (Sold)
    2003 Yukon XL (Totaled)

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