Lots of changes since my last update (crazy its been 2 years).
400whp tuned by a local shop
Carbon Fiber front splitter and side splitters (self made)
Fe... Show morenders rolled and new wheels/tires installed
Prosport Gauges, Kenwood deck
Ktuned shifter cable & shifter box bushings
Fixed the compressor surge issue, Mishimoto catch can install & other things here and there.
Got the exhaust fixed, roof wrapped in Carbon Fiber vinyl. New parts: Skunk2 pro-series IM bored to 72mm, blox 72mm tb, Grams 1000cc injectors, IC piping upp... Show moreed to 3inch. Rotrex cooler moved to under passenger headlight. Rear wiper delete. Show Less
as you can see in the above picture the body mount point in the background on the left is rusted through the body, I had to pull what was left in the metal d... Show moreown to weld the bolt hold plate back in place, then I welded some reinforcement plates underneath it to keep it from breaking through in the future, Gonna seal it up next to keep water from getting in there. Show Less
This is my New toy. a 1997 GMC Sierra SLE 1500xc. Bought it in mid December 2008 with only 114k miles on it. Bought it during some heavy snowfall and didnt p... Show moreroperly check the underbody, now about 1600 dollars later I got 2 body mount plates proffesionally replaced and the rest rewelded and 1/8 inch thick steel plates put in between the body lift brackets to keep them from punching through the frame again.She needs alittle TLC, but with the exception of a few little hiccups she is serving me well and running strong. This truck is mainly my commuter and work horse vehicle, so it doesnt get as much money or mods as my Acura.. but I still give her some attention.SPECIFICATIONS Engine Type 5.7 Liter V8 w/SFI* Engine Size 350cid/5733 cc Horsepower 255 @ 4600 RPM Torque (lb-ft) 330 @ 2800 RPM Wheelbase/Width/Length 141.5"/76.8"/218" Transmission Four-speed automatic Curb Weight 4575 Pounds Fuel Capacity 25 gallons Tires (F/R) P245/75R16 Brakes (F/R) Disc (ABS)/drum (ABS) Drive Train Front-engine/four-wheel-drive Vehicle Type Six-passenger/three-door Domestic Content 92 percent Coefficient of Drag (Cd.) N/A PERFORMANCE EPA Economy, miles per gallon city/highway/average 13/17/15 Base payload 1375 pounds Max-towing capacity 6500 pounds Show Less