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  1. #1
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    May 2011
    Bridgeville, PA (Pittsburgh)

    Default I Need New Ideas!!

    Alright every spring I treat myself to a few grand worth of accessories to add to my truck, so after I these last few pieces are installed I'm pretty much out of things to do.

    I have nearly every cosmetic aftermarket part you can buy lol. I know they're in my sig but I'll give a short overview as to what I've done.

    Wheels and tires
    Headlights, taillights, and 3rd brake light all blacked out and LED
    All chrome removed leaving it red and black
    Sound system completely redone (headunit, 4 component speakers, and sub)
    Bully Dog Programmer

    The only other things I can think of are a lift, fender flares, and towing mirrors. Obviously the lift and fender flares have to wait until next year because those are a couple grand right there lol.

    I dont have any pics right now, but after she gets out of the shop I'll post up a few pics.

    Any other ideas to make it stand out just a little more? I've literally gone through every aftermarket item on both summit racing and auto anything haha.

    2010 Red Silverado Crew Cab Z71 LT
    Blacked Out
    15% Tint all around
    22" KMC Slide Series Black Chrome Rims
    305/45/22R Nitto Dune Grappler Tires
    ReadyLift Leveling Kit
    K&N CAI
    IPCW Black Halo Projector LED Headlights
    IPCW Black Third brake Light
    IPCW Black LED Taillights
    Street Scene Front Bumper Valance
    Street Scene Black Chrome Grille
    Black Bowties
    Magnaflow Dual Exhaust
    Alpine Touchscreen Headunit
    4 Kicker RS Componet Speakers
    Kicker 12" L7 subwoofer w/ Kicker ZX1500.1 Amplifier

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    New England


    definitely anxious to see some pics. You could maybe add more mods to the interior? How do you like the IPCW headlights? Any issues so far?

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    I'd like to see pics. I'm looking for idears for my '08 Sierra.

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    Ya, know, there's a member here on the site that does Gorilla Hydro-Dip.

    Start popping off dash panels and send them out to sstoner911 for a whole new look. I am

    1999 Chevy K2500 Suburban 350
    K&N, reworked cai, Thrush cat-backs
    Vinyl, cranks, floor shift, and rear air!

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    May 2011
    Bridgeville, PA (Pittsburgh)


    @AMac - The headlights look awesome and I havent had any issues yet. I did notice that they were slightly dimmer than the stock headlights, but not by much. I havent gotten around to getting brighter bulbs yet simply because they work well enough for me so i dont want to drop an extra $100 on bulbs.

    @KidHauler - I actually already pm'ed him about that and I'm still trying to choose a good design and pick which parts I want dipped. I was planning on getting the pieces in Victory Red so that they'd match the exterior. The outside would be red w/ black, and the inside would be black w/ red.

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    You could always put in a bed liner, or tonneau cover. Also could look into getting a custom tune done for your truck to go with that Bully Dog Programmer. Maybe a brush guard or bull bar? Just some food for thought!

    2010 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE Extended Cab Z71 4X4 5.3L Flex Fuel
    MagnaFlow single in duel out system
    Volant CAI & Ram Air Scoop with Power Core Filter
    Rhino Tuff Grip Spray in Bed liner
    Undercover Classic Tonneau
    Trail FX Bug "deflector"
    AVS Window Deflectors
    Black Powder Coated Nerf Bars
    RECON L.E.D. Interior, 3rd Cab light, Projector headlights, and Taillights
    ATX Crawl Wheels wrapped in BFGoodrich Rugged Terrain tires
    CalTrend Neoprene seat covers
    2" leveling kit from Max Trac
    Diablo Trinity with Diablew Tune

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    Bridgeville, PA (Pittsburgh)


    I was thinking about a rhino liner for the bed, but I have a dent in the tailgate and can't decide wether it's worth replacing just to get the bedliner installed. Tonneu cover isn't a bad idea, but i cant decide between that or a black toolbox!

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    You could always spend a bunch of money to put it all back to stock again... Then you can start teh process all over again. That way, you would never run out of things to do!
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    One part many fail to upgrade is the brakes. You have installed some power adders. That will get you up and going faster but nothing to stop you faster. Larger diameter rotors, improved compound pads, maybe even increasing the number of pistons on the caliper.

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    Aftermarket bumpers

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