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Old 12-12-2018, 10:41 AM   #41
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Spent some ricer money, got all interior bulbs switched over to LED. Went ahead and purchased "stickers" to repair the flaking paint on the heater controls. Not recommended, light bleed through the stickers is pretty dominate.



Need to find a schematic for the rear radio/ac controls in the center console, doesn't have any backlighting right now. Doubt it's a fuse.

Still too cold to clean, got 13" of snow, so will have to clean all the salt out of it once it's time. 4wd and stabilitrak work like a charm though, this ol girl was a perfectly timed project/purchase.
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Old 12-16-2018, 07:32 PM   #42
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Doing work on the wrong vehicle, but I've got time as the snow and salt are still on the road.

Replaced the driver's seat foam. Wow what a difference, feels like a new truck. Old foam was completely shot. Highly suggest this upgrade for anyone with a lot of miles.



Went and did some impulse shopping. Bought a kenwood head unit with back up camera. Finished installing it this afternoon, it's really nice and much better than the base radio that was in there. Had to break it in proper.



And already know what the next purchase is going to be..
I can get a stock setup from Napa for $240 but looking around to see what else is available.



Cleaned and conditioned all the leather, looks and smells a lot better in there. Still need to yank the seats and clean the carpets.
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Old 12-16-2018, 09:41 PM   #43
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rear ac by Carson Brantley, on Flickr

I've got this left over from a console swap in my Tahoe. It doesn't have any rear controls so I don't know if it works or not, but its yours for shipping if you want it....
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Old 12-18-2018, 06:16 AM   #44
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Man I greatly appreciate the offer but don't think I'd do anything with it. Finally remembered to look and mine has the climate controls as well.



Ordered my exhaust off Amazon. Napa said one pipe was out of stock, the other items had to be shipped in from other states. Just took the walker#and started searching. Figure with Amazon I could send it back if not needed. Hopefully will be here by the weekend.
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Old 12-23-2018, 03:56 PM   #45
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Anyone interested in a free flowing exhaust for a Tahoe/Yukon?





It did sound good but glad it's gone. The vibration from dod at speed is gone, damn thing is really quiet now, it's nice. I opted to run the extra resonator at the tailpipe instead of keeping the stock tailpipe with nice stainless GMC tip.

You think the sticker guy was exhausted after this? :bigpimp



New exhaust installed, happy with the welds, it's a stainless steel muffler.



Found low profile vent visors, don't protect from rain too much but don't have the wind blowing sound going down the road. I like em but can't wash the window all the way..



Finally got a chance to wash it, thing is so neglected there's no UV protection, water started steaming off immediately in 48 degree weather. Looked like it's had a lot of bristle automatic car washes.



Done for now.

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Old 01-19-2019, 02:59 PM   #46
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My current view, figure I'd drop the pan, check things out, and get some fresh fluid in.



Pan didn't look bad but had a Wix gasket, so unsure of what mileage is on it. Hoping to add a little more life to this thing. Currently helping a bud rebuild a 4l60e out of a 99 suburban, remembering how much I love these things..

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