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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-28-2004, 02:00 PM
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Looking for direction

Looking to chit chat with someone who has a 2000 or newer Chevy Tahoe or Silvarado. Just purchased a 02 Tahoe, fully loaded, and I'm looking to put some minor appearance and performance mods on it.

Any help or direction would be greatly appreciated.

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Minor appearance mods? I'd say go with exhast first, then maybe a billet grill. Maybe wheels / tires?

What are you trying ot accomplish with this truck?
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post #3 of (permalink) Old 02-29-2004, 07:10 AM
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By minor I mean I want to keep it looking clean. Need it to fit in my garage. The <nobr>truck</nobr> is immaculate now and I don't want to over do it. I can appreciate a car loaded with aftermarket mods, plastic molded everywhich way and 7 millions watts of stereo equipment but it's just not my style. I like clean, smooth and fun.

-I'm def interested in the billet inserts for the grill. I've checked them out on ebay.

-Some aftermarket lights would be nice. I've seen lights installed/molded into the roof rack which looked great.

- Suggestions on grill gaurds and or rear tail light protectors.

-I'm looking for the biggest tires that will fit on my stock rims. Something as meaty as I can get.

-I can get exhaust done for around $250.00. Split dual from the cat, not too loud, give it a nice rumble. Ideas?

- And any other "tricks of the trade" that tahoe owners have done. Example - air intakes, computer chips or anything else.

Thanks guys/girls for any response.

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Suggestions on grill gaurds and or rear tail light protectors

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In my opinion... don't waste money on tail light guards. Tail lights are not that much to replace... and in the event that there was an impact in that area, I would think the guards would cause more damage vs. preventing it. Besides, they look pretty cheesy to me. That's just my opinion anyway.

From what I hear (I have not tried it) 285/75/16's should fit under the stock suspension... BUT that's WITH the stock rims. Change the rims and that no longer appllies.
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If you want to trim your fenders a bit, it will fit on stock suspension with aftermarket rims... I have 285's on 16x8 rims and it fit stock on my suspension.. Trimmed about an inch in the front. I am going bigger tires this summer, and I should be able to get away with it on stock suspension.
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Get the exhaust done with a 50 series flowmaster if you want to hear it, 70 series if you don't want ot hear as much.

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