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    WTB: SS Rear Bumper

    I finally managed to score a set of cladding with all of the brackets for the single cab, unfortunately the seller had already sold the bumper. I am looking for a rear bumper in good shape with the brackets to mount it. Let me know what you have, thanks!
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    WTB: SS Rear Bumper

    I'm afraid you are probably right . Currently debating if it will be cheaper to buy a new one or to buy a used one and have it repaired. Do you have any ideas on what you would want for yours and what kind of work it would require?
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    2007 SS Clone

    Introduction: I have had this truck since I was 15 and plan to fill this space with documentation of the progress made along with future progress. I will eventually add to this including exterior and interior but I am in the middle of a motor swap though so I'll start with that . Progress: Front Bumper Cladding - Needs to be cut for a single cab and painted Rear Bumper Interior 3:73's and a Truetrac 6.2L Swap 5/7 Drop Motor Swap: This truck is finally getting the motor swap it deserves. The 4.3L V6 was good while it lasted, but we are on to bigger and better things. A huge thank you goes out to my dad, my cousin, and our shop employee Mike for all the help. Build Specs: Iron 6.0 bored out to 6.2 Complete LS3 rotating assembly Daily-able Cam Will post the rest of the build sheet soon but these are the main goodies. 11/25/2018 - Building the Motor We pieced the motor back together from the machine shop. 12/23/2018 - Pulling the V6 & Dropping the V8 Got the motor dropped in only to find out that it did not turn over when trying to stab the torque converter . Pulled the motor back out and we later found out that the head gaskets we were sent were for a 5.3 by mistake... 12/29/2018 - Dropping the Motor in, Part 2 We were told that we would need to go ahead and use a flywheel with a spacer to go into the V6 torque converter deep enough. After the gaskets were fixed and the motor back in, we found out that the factory V8 flywheel we had previously used was what we needed instead . Motor came BACK out again and flywheel was swapped over. Put the motor in again and finally got everything turning good. Third time is a charm, right? It was after this we ran into a new problem: The "2005 harness" we were given was most likely actually not from a 2005 and I will have to hunt down a new one...
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    2007 SS Clone

    The hood is the standard 06/07 hood. My grille is a painted standard 06/07 but if you go for the 03-05 style the mesh is unique to the SS trucks. You could most likely find the bumper cover and the brackets on here or on Facebook marketplace, I see a lot of parts go around there.
  5. My truck is a 2007 classic (03-06 body style) single cab silverado. We are converting it to a v8 and have got the motor bolted up to the 4l60e with the v6 converter using a 5.3 flywheel. We got a harness off a guy who claims it came from an 05 silverado. Whenever we started running the harness, we realized that there was nothing there for the electrical fans. After further examining the V6 harness, we realized that it also has a module that looks like some sort of alternator control module. I believe that the sole purpose of this is for the electrical fans?Alternator control module wiring:V6 harness plugs that are missing on the V8 (One goes to fans and other goes to the module):Would I be better off getting a proper harness for a 2006/2007 with electric fans or are the harnesses identical other than the alternator plug and the pinning for the fans (meaning I can pull them off the V6?Also, are all of the harnesses off of any 06-07 2wd 4l60e going to be identical?
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    Tire Size On 4/6 Drop

    I tried 275/45/20 on my 5/7 drop and the front wheels wouldn't turn in the fenders but at 4/6 they probably would have cleared. I now run a 275/40/20 on the stock SS wheel. This tool will probably help you as you can see how tall your tire is getting. https://tiresize.com/calculator/
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    Best Daily Driver Mods for an LQ9?

    I'm building a LQ9 bored out to 6.2 with a small cam and plan to daily it, I'll let you know how it works out for me lol. - Edit - Oh wow I just realized that this post was as old as it is. I thought it was recent as someone bumped it lol.
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    WTB: SS Rear Bumper

    Still on the hunt for one of these in good shape. I have yet to see one that wouldn't need some sort of body work other than just paint
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    American racing headers

    How is fitment and did you ever figure out if they were the 3/4 or 7/8? Curious what the differences are from the TSP over these since I have been looking at both brands a lot lately.
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    Silverado SS grill 200 shipped

    @Isegura was looking for one I believe.
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    2/2 drop

    You will either have to drop the rear 2" or do a 2/4 drop for it to sit level. I used the Mcgaughys kit when I dropped my single cab 2/4 before I went lower.
  12. There was a brief write up by Timmy on gmfullsize years back if I remember right. - Edit - Found the link for you: https://www.gmfullsize.com/threads/how-to-manual-to-oem-power-windows-03-07.121472/
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    Turbo build

    I have heard good things about KP and Trick turbo, I bet that they would sell the manifolds separately if that is what you are looking for. I'm sure others will chime in who know more about it as well.
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    Help with sale price

    If you decide to sell it I'd love to see some pictures. My dad has been looking for a really clean one in TX and might be interested.
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    Wanted! RED SS Cladding

    https://austin.craigslist.org/pts/d/silverado-ss-cladding-and/6686209203.html Not mine but found this on craigslist when I was looking for some before I ran across a black set. Best of luck!
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    2004 AWD Drop

    I think it will be fine on AWD if you go somewhere around a 2/4 drop. My single cab is lowered around 5/7 and I daily it but it's 2wd.
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    WTB: SS Rear Bumper

    Near San Angelo rught now but go up towards the DFW area a lot! @matslp448 Thank you! I'd really like to find one with the plastic pads and all but if I can't find any this may have to work.
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    Ceramic coated now

    Looks amazing, curious if there is anywhere local to me who does this kinda stuff.
  19. Anybody have a front bumper laying around? Preferably oem, my streetscene one always bothered me. Reason I ask is a horse trailer in my town ripped into mine yesterday and drove off, I am devastated . I know it will need brackets as well but I will take what I can get. Let me know! Thanks. - Edit - Last week somebody backed into my front bumper, AGAIN . I talked to the body shop who will be doing the work and they printed off an estimate but told me it would be cheaper for me to find a complete one rather than them buy one from the dealership, so I'd appreciate it if anyone could get to me with a front bumper cover, any of the brackets, ducts, silver grills, etc. Thank you so much! Have their insurance cash in hand ready to buy if I can get a good deal, if not I suppose I will be buying a new one.. Lol.
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    Photoshop skills?

    This is users BLAZE3's truck that I used as the base. I believe he is dropped 2/4~ and on 22s (SS Reps), I scaled the billet wheels to match that size best I could. Kinda a rough render, it is really hard to photoshop billets due to the reflections and the width of the wheel. Hope it helps!
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    Photoshop skills?

    I will try and get a render, stock height or lowered? I may have made the wheels a bit too big again, like I said it is a bit hard to scale haha. Hope this is what you were looking for.
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    Photoshop skills?

    Sure, can you link me to which ones? I am running across multiple models when looking into them.
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    Photoshop skills?

    Here is a quick render I came up with shortly. If you want a better one let me know, this one is not perfect by any means. The wheels in this may be more accurate to 24's rather than 22's, it is kinda hard to judge how big a wheel will be in photoshop unless it is the same size as the ones currently on the vehicle.
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    Photoshop skills?

    Post a pic of your truck and the wheels you want and I'll see what I can do
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    -which is worth more??-

    If it is an extended cab clone I can understand the whole "why buy a fake one" thing. It seems like 90% of the clones I see are regular cabs though which was never a factory option. I have been working on a regular cab clone forever now, it has been a fun project and it's getting a motor built for it this summer so it goes as fast as it looks . Lol.
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