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Forum: How To's, DIY and Write ups   12-23-2016, 05:30 AM
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Posted By dh dad
Did you replace the radiator mounts at the same...

Did you replace the radiator mounts at the same time you did the cab body mounts? Do they need to be loosened anyway to jack the cab up or is it 100% independent of the cab?

In this write up it...
Forum: How To's, DIY and Write ups   12-23-2016, 05:15 AM
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Views: 69,805
Posted By dh dad
Wish I knew that before ordering all the parts....

Wish I knew that before ordering all the parts. Oh well, my bolts look like complete crap too but you can order new bolts at GMPartsdirect for $4.50 so that plus the 924-130 would still be a ton...
Forum: How To's, DIY and Write ups   12-22-2016, 05:36 AM
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Views: 69,805
Posted By dh dad
I spoke to someone at Dorman and the reason for...

I spoke to someone at Dorman and the reason for the multiple part numbers is 924-134 comes with an extra bolt. Rep said GM changed the bolt size for body position 2 at some point over the years so...
Forum: How To's, DIY and Write ups   12-19-2016, 06:22 AM
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Posted By dh dad
Sorry to resurrect an old thread but in searching...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread but in searching forums this appears to be the most recent regarding body mounts. In trying to order the right parts the confusing thing is what exactly is body...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   07-14-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,172
Posted By dh dad
New M/T wheels and BFG KO2 285/75r16E tires....

New M/T wheels and BFG KO2 285/75r16E tires. Snowflake rated and cheap at $200/corner. Tires for larger diameter wheels go up exponentially.

http://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p471/kburati/KO2.jpg...
Forum: Exterior   07-09-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By dh dad
Looking for bed cover

There's a ton of options but I need something that meets the following criteria:

Easily removable to load Truck Camper, can't have mounting hardware that protrudes inside the rail reducing width...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-30-2015, 11:59 AM
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Views: 11,531
Posted By dh dad
I ran high quality hub centric 2" rear wheel...

I ran high quality hub centric 2" rear wheel spacers from Fred Goeske at WheelAdapter.com is your number one source for wheel adapters, wheel spacers, used wheels, and wheel studs....
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-30-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By dh dad
Honestly figure out what you want to do long term...

Honestly figure out what you want to do long term first. I had 17x8.5 H2 wheels with +24mm offset which is a 5.7" Backspace, same backspace as 18x9 +18mm offset and my 33"x11.5" (285/70r17) tires...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-25-2015, 05:57 AM
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Views: 961
Posted By dh dad
Classic revival

So after several years of neglect I've spent the past 6 weekends along with some nights after work giving my 2500HD some much needed TLC(NE winters are brutal on these trucks). Scraped and repainted...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-23-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,471
Posted By dh dad
That's likely due to the softer rubber plus they...

That's likely due to the softer rubber plus they are only a 2 ply sidewall. I wanted Duratracs too but I haul too much in the bed so went with a 3 ply sidewall BFG KO2 tire. My Rubicon will get the...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-22-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,019
Posted By dh dad
What about 19.5s and 245 tires? Just over 33" and...

What about 19.5s and 245 tires? Just over 33" and should work with leveling kit, possibly without leveling kit with right rim.

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Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-19-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,019
Posted By dh dad
What do you use your truck for? Most DRW trucks...

What do you use your truck for? Most DRW trucks are owned for a purpose, I know I had one back 10 years ago for hauling more than any SRW could handle but as soon as I know longer had that need I...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-13-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,467
Posted By dh dad
2500HD Classic fender Mod

So I had searched for a how to on this for the older body trucks and all that kept coming up on google was the 2007.5-2010 small fender mod so after studying that and exchanging PMs with wagnerLB7 I...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-13-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,536
Posted By dh dad
When my truck was new I was hesitant to do this...

When my truck was new I was hesitant to do this so spent money/time on the Cognito leveling kit and it never solved my rubbing problems by itself. As I just purchased new tires and my truck's now 8...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-12-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,536
Posted By dh dad
Either way you chose a good tire. Had you chose...

Either way you chose a good tire. Had you chose Toyo I would have still said you chose a good tire. There are those who hate this tire or that but most are pretty darn good these days as long as you...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-12-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,536
Posted By dh dad
And don't get me wrong, Toyo makes great tires...

And don't get me wrong, Toyo makes great tires and had they had a 3 ply sidewall in the Open Country AT II 285/75r16E I would have probably gotten that but I would have had to go up to a 295/75r16E...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-12-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,536
Posted By dh dad
Toyo makes 5 different Open Country tires, Open...

Toyo makes 5 different Open Country tires, Open country is the multi terrain tire lineup. The number of plies for E rated tires in this lineup varies from model to model and size to size. I looked on...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-12-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,536
Posted By dh dad
Which tire are they claiming that for? They're...

Which tire are they claiming that for? They're probably counting the SW plies plus the tread plies. Not all Toyo tires are "better", for instance the Toyo AT II in 285/75r16E is a 2 ply Sidewall tire...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-12-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By dh dad
Is that in reference to me or the guy who's had 7...

Is that in reference to me or the guy who's had 7 alignments in the past 2 years? I haven't had an alignment since 2009 and my inside wear isn't ridiculously aweful figure I'm simply due for one as...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-12-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,536
Posted By dh dad
BTW, I chose the same tire and just put them on...

BTW, I chose the same tire and just put them on the truck. Haven't driven it yet but looking forward to these tires with their stout SW and being snow rated. I think you made a good choice but time...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-12-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,536
Posted By dh dad
10 Ply tires don't really exist anymore, that's...

10 Ply tires don't really exist anymore, that's how tires used to be constructed. The industry simply never gives up the terminology even though times have changed just like a 3/4 ton truck can...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-11-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By dh dad
So alignments are performed based on the...

So alignments are performed based on the horizontal plane of the tire vs the vertical? Vertical never changes where horizontal changes based on tire wear. This would mean that alignments are only...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-11-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By dh dad
Just remember that ur tire load rating is at...

Just remember that ur tire load rating is at 80psi and rating decreases as u go lower. Saw a chart somewhere once but cant remember where. Granted 90% of LT truck owners ever come close to what their...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-11-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By dh dad
Alignment now or after new sneakers?

I know I have a front end alignment issue as my current tires have all the sipes worn off the inside tread (not enough toe in I believe). Got new wheels and tires on the way the end of the month,...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-11-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By dh dad
I agree but am surprised that a wheel like the...

I agree but am surprised that a wheel like the Pro Comp 7036/3036 is rated at 60psi as it's the highest load rated wheel in the Pro Comp lineup at 3500 lbs. Only way to achieve close to that load at...
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