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    Anybody use a wheel well storage box?

    I have one but it had to be screwed into the truck. I really love it and it holds a surprising amount of tools and such. the one I have seems real durable as well
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    09 GMC sierra 1500

    Here is completed winch plate and installed on truck for anyone who might be interested. If I didnt have the setina bar it would have been easier just to buy the Rough Country unit, but I have been told mine sits higher than the RC unit, and I like to build crap and this little project showed me...
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    Big Rigs, Full Sized Only

    very cool
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    09 GMC sierra 1500

    Another mild update. designing and building a hidden winch mount with material I had on hand (Scrap) I am getting new tires tonight and am booked up the next few weekends so I am not sure if I will get installed before the weather turns. but I figured I would show progress And sorry for the...
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    No Boundaries - New trailer by Forest River

    on our 16.5 I am on our second round of resealing some of the roof points. I caught them before they turned into leaks. So now I try to go up every trip just to inspect. Our last trip for this year is the weekend of the 20 to 22 then she goes to sleep for the winter. This year has been a blast...
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    What yr is this GMC?

    closest I can get is 07-13, I have a 09 and it looks like mine
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    09 GMC sierra 1500

    Good morning So minor update installed a 3" inch front spacer on top of the strut and removed my 1.5 spacer from the bottom of the strut. this was done for 2 reasons one I wanted it a tad taller and 2 the lower spacer kept on seizing the lower strut bolts and it was a issue getting it apart...
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    91 XJ I need mechanical assistance

    if you jumped it out and it made no difference then there is another issue. and with out being there to actually look and test I am useless to you sorry
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    91 XJ I need mechanical assistance

    check the ballast resistor on the fire wall around the brake booster or the air cleaner mounted to the fender I had mine fail on the way home one dark and stormy night and it sounds suspiciously like your issue pic id from a forum and the what is this is the resistor its made of ceramic and if...
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    09 GMC sierra 1500

    the pic isnt the best but you get the idea
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    09 GMC sierra 1500

    Minor update: I will have pics later seem to have deleted the in progress pics on phone oppsy SO what I have done is taken care of a cosmetic eye sore to me the tucked wheels, yes I know this does nothing for performance or overlanding ability but to be honest the look of those wheels tucked...
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    No Boundaries - New trailer by Forest River

    So I have continued modding up our NoBo 16.5. 2 of my favorite mods to this point are A: I removed the sink from the wet bath man did that make using the bathroom a less cramped experience. B: I installed a set of JT strong arm stabilizers now it feels like a solid little cabin when set up no...
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    Pick-up Trucks

    At this point my truck is running a 2" level on the front and a Add a Leaf in the back with 33 inch tires on stock wheels, as I pull a 16.5 NoBo trailer to get out into the woods. I have in storage my old XJ which runs about 5 inches of custom lift and as much as I really wish the I had a solid...
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    Pick-up Trucks

    I have been building my 09 Sierra for a few years now, there is very few things in the aftermarket for these trucks its like the 07 -13 gm trucks are the ugly step children. So I adapt and am slowly building into a reliable daily driven adventure truck
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    2017 Silverado - upgrade opinions

    thanks very much