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Hey guys, I figured it's time to get my build thread up, so here it is

Last summer it was time for me to get in to a truck, I was rear ended in my little car and well that was enough for me to say I'll never own a car again.



So I bought this.





When I bought it in July 2013 it had 143000 miles on it. As of today it has around 151000 on it. So far all I've replaced is the water pump.

I made a few changes soon after I bought it. Added a fiberglass tonneau cover, magnaflow muffler and exhaust tip, hids in my lows and highs









Later I bought edge evolution CTS and mounted it in my overhead console.



Then basically I went and replaced every incandescent bulb with leds. Bought new taillights from spyder auto, added hids in my fog lights and did the 6hi mod. I also replaced all the light housings on my front end with spyder ones, I got a billet grille insert and polished gmc emblem







Led strips were wired up for my footwells.



I installed some led switchbacks, deleted my drl, the white leds on the switchbacks act as my drl across the entire bumper light until I activate the signal, then flash amber.





Then somewhere along the way I decided to drive through a couple puddles .....



Oh and I installed air aid cold air intake



Anyways that's about it for now I think. Have a few plans for the weekend. Will be installing leds in my engine bay and in my bed. Both will only be turned on once the hood or tonneau cover is lifted. This will be accomplished by hood pin switches. I had attempted to install the bed lights a couple weeks back and stopped half way through because I wasn't happy with the job I did on the installation, so I bought more supplies and will be doing it for real this time. Anyways here was a pic I took the first time.



Another update coming once I get these projects done

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Here is project #1 completed. Better pics and a DIY guide coming later tonight.


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Do you have any part numbers for any of the led lights and where you got them from ?
 

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Ebay. Link will be posted in the guide I'm writing up right now. Going as fast as I can man lol. This is a simple mod but requires a lot of patience. Can be done for around $40 I think


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Alright lol, thanks a lot. I'll check back later on.
 

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They are from dt auto tech on eBay. Type 1 switchbacks. They alternate white amber white Amber when signalling. I don't really recommend them. You are better off spending more money for a quality set.


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Finished up the bed lights a little while back. I will be adding more somewhere where it will illuminate the middle of the box better.

https://vimeo.com/104879733

Also added this tailgate thing. Works pretty good.

On Thursday my truck was in at the dealer for a transmission flush and service as well as fuel injection system flush and cleaning of my throttle body and MAF sensor. Haven't been able to drive it yet but I will tonight. Hopefully the work they did makes a difference ...

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Got my new switchbacks in the mail last week. A lot better quality than the last set and amber is a lot brighter which is awesome. These are type 2 now. Like them better

Put some of those 194s with the little projectors on them for my corner lights






Also debadged my tail gate a couple weeks back, looked good until I washed it now i can kinda see where they were. I'm currently in the process of touching up all the chips and scratches so after that I will polish and wax it so hopefully that will help.



I'm looking in to getting a 22" light bar, I think the way I want it mounted is I wanna cut out the bottom black bar out of the stock grill which is behind my billet insert, I think it'll look cool but need to make sure the billet insert will still have enough support with only part of the grille there, otherwise will need to buy a whole new grill probably if I want it mounted there


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this is the un color matched version of my truck. essentially anything you had done, mine has had done.
 

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There is so much build in here I cant even stand it.
 

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Holy Lights batman.
 

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No more halogens, all LED.
Denali headlamps retro'd with MH1 bi xenon
21" LED bar
6 high mod
exhaust, tonneau, spray in liner, jvc nav, infinity audio, tint, etc etc.
 

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Looks nice! What kind of light bar is that? How exactly did you mount it there?


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Its from SuperbrightLEDs. Its just bolted down to the bumper horns right there. Was very simple.

I also have LED tails and all that nonsense happening out back

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