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Hello everyone, Just joined this forum. My truck an 88 GMC Jimmy on 4" lift. I've done a lot of stuff and keep doing things to it. I will post pics and a full description of her soon. Until then, I hope to get some good ideas from here and try to be as helpful as I can!
 

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:sign0016:Stop on by and share your experience. Eager to see pics you your Jimmy.
 

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Welcome to the site!

My 87 Blazer w\4" lift
 

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Thank you for the warm welcome. Experiences I have plenty! Dwill, that is a nice truck, very similar to mine!! I have had some strange things happen with her. Strangest so far have been The Left Rear shock mount that broke off of the frame, and the floor board cracked under the driver seat. I re-welded and reinforced them both.
 

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Thank you for the warm welcome. Experiences I have plenty! Dwill, that is a nice truck, very similar to mine!! I have had some strange things happen with her. Strangest so far have been The Left Rear shock mount that broke off of the frame, and the floor board cracked under the driver seat. I re-welded and reinforced them both.
OMG, I have ad to repair those exact same things as well on mine. My drivers seat felt like a rocker until I welded the floor where it cracked and my last shock change required me to weld my left rear shock mount. I have had the tranny (700R4) rebuilt twice and dropped in a new GM crate motor a couple of years ago. I installed a Hyperchip and a Helix throttle body spacer and it really woke her up. I originally had Rancho soft-ride springs in the front with
4" blocks in the rear but over time the rear springs weakened making the rear sag so I installed an Add-a leaf in the rear which made it sit taller in the rear so I went to 3" blocks in the rear to give it a level ride height. She has not been my daily driver for the last couple of years so I only have around 5K on the new motor. My future plans are to replace my front and rear gearing with 456's w/posi in the rear so I can get more power out of the 35" BFG's.
 

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Good to know I am not the only one, lol!!! I had my trans rebuilt/ beefed up with Allison clutch packs. I did a valve job a little while back with a Crane cam and Eddlebrock Performer TBI intake manifold. Highly recommend that one!! I also have a helix spacer and just recently chipped her!! And of course, can't forget the ignition module and pickup coil that went out!!! I had 2.5" blocks in the back, now I'm all springs, what a difference! Next for me is some cosmetic work, and maybe a Slip Yoke Eliminator kit!
 

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Here's a pic of mine. We'll see if this will work!!
The Grille is my first attempt at making inserts, working on second generation now!!
 

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Welcome Toymyster, Love the grill job. Nice kick a$$ front bumper too. (It kinda says to the bush. " 'cuse me pardn' me comin' thru")
 

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Welcome to the site. Nice truck! Looks like you'll fit in well here :great:
 

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That is a very cool bumper! Mine is the old stand-by but boy is it nice to have something to stand on to work inside the engine compartment.

 

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Thank you guys!! Actually, the bumper and the winch came with the truck! One of the deciding factors in me getting this truck!! And yes, it is nice to have a place to stand on!!! And the winch has seen some use too!! Most pleasurable was pulling a Toyota out of the mud!!
 
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