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Thread: Progess on my 09' GMC Sierra SLT
03-20-2012, 07:36 PM #1
Progess on my 09' GMC Sierra SLT
Hey guys, figured I'd start a thread that follows the progess of my new (to me) GMC Sierra. As of now, all I have done to the truck is a 20% tint to the driver and passenger windows (just did it today actually), added a Denali style punch grille, and took off the lower air valance. All feedback is encouraged! Thanks for viewing everyone!
Truck when I test drove it
Removed air valance
Tint (Also notice the grille )
Next up on the list is the exhaust. Thinking about running true duals with 2 Flowmaster Super 44's. We'll see.09 Sierra SLT
- Denali grille, black HALO headlights, smoked tails & brake light, 20% tint, Carbon fiber interior
- Top Gun Customz 2.5" leveling kit, 305/55/20 Toyo Open Country AT's on GMC 20's
- K&N 77 series cold air intake, Flowmaster super 10 series exhaust
Next up: Smoked fog lights
2000 Silverado Z71
- 4" body lift, 315/65/16 Mastercraft Courser AT2 tires
- Stainless steel Excalibur catback exhaust
- Lots more to come!
03-20-2012, 09:54 PM #2
Truck is looking good. Now you just need to work on your name since this one is white.
03-21-2012, 12:43 AM #3
03-21-2012, 05:58 AM #4
looks great man, the denalli grill really looks sweet on it.
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
03-21-2012, 08:57 PM #5
And thanks Alex, when I bought the truck my immediate plan was to add a Denali grille to it since it was the SLT model with the heated leather, 20" wheels, etc. Its nearly a Denali so I figured why not.
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03-21-2012, 10:19 PM #6
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These are some of my favorite threads. Watching someone's truck grow over time is pretty cool. You definitely have a great foundation to start from!
Mike (Denver, CO) - 2008 Sierra 1500 Z71 SLE 5.3L 4WD
SUSPENSION: Rancho 4" Suspension Lift; Rancho RS9000XL Shocks; Rancho Skid Plates; Rancho MyRide Wireless Shock Controller;
TIRES: BFG All Terrain KO 315/70/17
DRIVE TRAIN: 4.56 Gears; Detroit TrueTrac Differential; True Cool 40k Transmission Cooler
PERFORMANCE: DiableSport Predator Tuner; Custom Tuned by Diablew; Magnaflow Exhaust; AFE Cold Air Intake
ELECTRONICS: Kenwood DNX6180 Touchscreen; Subthump box w/10" Kicker; Driver Information Center (DIC); Rear View Camera
ACCESSORIES: Westin Brush/Grill Gaurd; Westin Nerf Bars; Truxedo Tonneau; 20% Tint; Tow Mirrors w/Heat & Signals
03-31-2012, 10:20 PM #7
Just order my muffler and tips off of Summit Racing yesterday and received them less than 24 hours later! It is a Flowmaster Super 10 Series muffler. 3" inlet and dual 2.5" outlets, and two 4" stainless steel rolled tips. Can't wait to get this on in the next week or so, it is going to sound amazing!
Cross another thing off the list!
03-31-2012, 10:32 PM #8
So, you changed your mind about running true duals on your pickup I'm assuming? Cant wait to hear what it sounds like either way! Keep us all posted on how it's coming!
I've got huge plans for Truck Norris, but they're kind of extensive and take a while lol.. but I'm definitely going to be showing updates as they come as well
PS.. good choice on the white
"If you're not living life on the edge, You're taking up too much space"
"Truck Norris"- 2008 TX Edition Silverado
- McGaughy's 4/5 Drop Kit
- Apline Type R 10s & Amp
- Pioneer 6 Disc Touchscreen Deck
- Nightmare Breed Motorsports custom tune
- Custom 3" dual exhaust through x-pipe dumped at axle
- Airaid CAI
- Badges and molding removed, roll pan, Truxedo roll-up cover (compliments of GMTC!), 3pc billet grille, factory fogs upgrade
"Kristine" - 1991 Nissan 240sx
- Cut to pieces, LS build pending
03-31-2012, 10:46 PM #9
Yeah man I was quoted prices that were higher than I was willing to pay at the moment, and I heard there are sometimes problems in the newer trucks with the o2 sensors when running true duals. (Don't know if there's anything to this, I'm by no stretch a mechanic. lol) So I went with the Flowmaster Super 10 series with duals straight out the back. Will have it installed by next weekend and I plan to make a before and after video.
And I hear ya about the plans and how expensive it gets lol! The exhaust is the last of my mods for the next few months, because most of my upcoming plans are more expensive. You should create a thread about the progress of ' Truck Norris', I like seeing the journey a truck takes.
03-31-2012, 11:34 PM #10
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