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Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 01-03-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By FixitNick
Re: 2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

finally it was time to install the 35s, kids were having a blast because the now think my truck is a tree house or a playground lol, little guy Matthew was there to give a hand and my other assistant...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-31-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By FixitNick
Re: 2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

Happy new year everyone!!! there is no better way to celebrate but with a burn out, also celebrating 1,000 followers on instagram and 500 subscribers on youtube, it doesnt matter, its stupid, who...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-30-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By FixitNick
Re: 2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

Went out to get alignment done, drove good with no issues, just needed slight adjustments, nothing major, after driving the suspension settled and all of the angles on the joints and axles looked...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-29-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By FixitNick
Re: 2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

finally its all done, the rear was pretty fast to do, it now sits all leveled and nice. So far the lift project took me about 13 hours to do, a little longer than i expected, but i took my time and...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-29-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By FixitNick
Re: 2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

Finally the front has been finished, is has been a challenge since I have never done such a lift with so many moving parts and needed modification, I have done lifts on a Ram 2500 and an F250, but...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-29-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By FixitNick
Re: 2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

why would the rear axle vibrate? because of the block installed? had no issues no.
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-28-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By FixitNick
Re: 2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

All the modifications have been done to the frame and the differential and now installing back all the parts. SO far it has been an interesting experience. Would i do it again? yes, but i would have...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-28-2017, 02:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By FixitNick
Re: 2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

this year has been crazy as far as rain goes, usually by now its raining all the time and snowing a couple hours away, never seeing in this dry ever. As for the lift, i think most lifts above 4"...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-26-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By FixitNick
Re: 2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

Another day under the belt, since I'm doing about 2 hours a day before work, it feels like it's taking longer than it should be, but so far I'm about 6-7 hours in the lift install, so it's not so...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-26-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By FixitNick
Re: 2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

Day 2 of the lift project continues, my little helper helped me out a little, Was able to remove more parts from the front, gotta modify the front differential and cut frame sections and weld in new...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-25-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By FixitNick
2017 Silverado Z71 4x4 Zone 6.5" Lift Install Project

Wanted to install lift on my truck myself to save some money. Picked up a zone lift on ebay for $1,000, after calling some places to install the lift and seeing how much they charge to install i...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-22-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

My truck has a 2.5" leveling kit, picked up these wheels and tires for a good price and wanted to install on one side to see how it looks, obviously a lift is needed, but i was curious how tight they...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-22-2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

thanks man, my fav wheels, and i have looked through tons of them, cant wait to install them!!, doing 6" lift on the truck
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 12-20-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

Installed all the doors back on because it was starting to get cold and raining, so the jeep life will have to wait till next year lol. Also picked up a set of new tires 35s and wheels 20x9 with...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 11-06-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

what you mean Roche? yes it worked, had to program really quick, i made a video, just gotta edit and post, it was fairly simple, but a little different from what i found on youtube tho, might be...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 11-06-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

Sure might be a little silly looking but so much fun driving it, the looks I get is priceless lol. Got the door jamb resprayed and then he side of the bed repainted as well. Sadly the rains are here...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 10-28-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

I see why the jeep guys love this feature, it's actually pretty fun lol , removed all 4 doors enjoying the weather. Getting the side painted hopefully Monday. Might keep doors off till it starts...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 10-24-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

My truck didnt come with a factory garage door opener, I looked around and found a used one for $60, it was a different cover, but i figured id give it a shot to see if it will work, came with a...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 10-24-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

i might have found a loophole and passed without CHP... still waiting for title in the mail, knock on wood!! lol yes the boy was sleeping, didnt expect him to come out till i was done, i usually run...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 10-06-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

I had a dirty problem with the truck about a month ago, i thought i had resolved the issue that i thought would last a big longer than it did, but sadly the bandaid lasted less than expected. So i...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 10-04-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

Finally me and my boy got a chance to install the roof airbags into the truck, i have a CHP inspection coming up, so these little pillows have to be in and no air bag light should be on to show that...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 09-28-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

Got a chance to finally finish both front and rear door internal guts swap, what a pain!! But both doors are finally finished and installed and fit perfectly. Im so glad i didnt have to paint...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 09-27-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

its the most hated part of any car i do, its all just so tight and every car or truck has a different way of removing motors and glass etc.. gotta do rear door now!! ewwww
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 09-21-2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

Got to transfer all of the front components from the damaged original door into the new door shell, all the locks, sliders, window and wiring harness etc. Everything closes like new and nothing is...
Forum: Chevy Silverado Forum 09-18-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,761
Posted By FixitNick
Re: Injured 2017 Silverado Z71 Build Project

The rocker panel that i cut off another black silverado has been installed, thus allowing me to put on new fender and new doors, finally its looking really good and exciting.
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