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  1. If you're going to check for rear window leaks, why not do it this way? Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  2. I have seen a posts where people have asked about these. I recently needed them to install the sport bar on my truck. I was able to get them from GM in pdf format. Here you go. http://cloud.tapatalk.com/s/5f32f0c61d70a/84571746.pdf Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  3. You're right. They should. I bought an inbound truck in early July. It did take longer to arrive than the dealer thought it would take, but I was able to get weekly updates from them. They know where the truck is sitting, whether a transport truck has been assigned to deliver it, etc. Every step in the process has a 4 digit numeric code assigned to it, which GM and the dealer can check on to see what's happening. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  4. Last month I bought exactly what you're looking for. I was only able to get the $5,000 rebate, plus another $2,331 knocked off. These trucks are selling fast. You'll either have to custom order, at which point the only discounts you'll get are what's available when a VIN for your truck is produced, or find something already inbound to get the current offers. I've been told a custom order is about 2 months out, and you're likely looking at 2021MY at this point. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  5. Finished the high mount brake light wiring today. That concludes the build until I get this move to California done with. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  6. If you call GM at 1-800-222-1020 they may be able to give you an answer Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  7. Got up early and started working on the truck again this morning. I started by removing all chrome badges on the tailgate and hood. The only badges that remained were the Z71 badges, but only because I haven't found a suitable replacement. After debadging, and removing the old adhesive, I stuck on black badges from GM. I then followed up by installing black vinyl lettering in the embossed portion of the tailgate. I think the black on the blue looks really good. I then started working on installing the sport bar. The bar is mounted, and the wiring was routed to under the truck, but it started to rain, so I grabbed a plastic baggie and an elastic and covered the connector at the end to protect it from water damage. I also wrapped the cable around my running board and loosely zip tied it so it wouldn't come off while driving. I'll be able to finish this project on Monday. A bit of advice for those who are looking to install a tonneau cover and sport bar -- do the sport bar first, or you'll either have to remove it or get a helper to assist. Fortunately, my 10 year old son was available (he was only playing video games anyways), so I made him turn some wrenches today. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  8. Almost everybody uses Takata Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  9. Today resulted in a big fat goose egg of progress. I've spent a good chunk of the day trying to obtain the installation instructions for the sport bar. My primary area of focus is the wiring. The dealership closest to my house want able to find them, but did give me a number to GM. I called that GM number, and they redirected me to Marketing Support. Marketing Support is escalating my case. I then called a 2nd dealership. They've been a bit more helpful. They are working to actually track down the install instructions. I'll update this when I have more info. Edit: I have in my hands a printed copy of the sport bar installation instructions for the T1xx trucks. I'm planning on installing the sport bar in the morning. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  10. Yet, GM offers a similar product through the accessories catalog that sticks onto the outside of the door, which, by the same logic, creates even more drag. The EPA should put car manufacturers out of business that offer those products. /sarcasm Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  11. Agreed that it doesn't make any sense at all Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  12. More pics regarding previous post Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
  13. After a few days off with everything in my home being packed up on Monday, a tropical storm on Tuesday, and a movers showing up to pack my belongings into a semi, I'm back at it. However, not all was lost during that time. I did drop my truck off at Line-X on Tuesday afternoon so they could spray my truck first thing Wednesday morning. I did pick my truck up from Line-X Wednesday evening. Today started off with a trip to the local Chevy service department so they could reflash the ECU for the GM CAI install. Once i got home, and my daughter went down for her nap, I started on the GM sport bar. Unfortunately, I didn't get very far due to a lack of printed instructions. I also wasn't able to locate any online, nor try to figure it out on my own due to the electrical work involved. Fortunately, I had something else I was able to swap to -- Rough Country trifold hard tonneau cover. This was a very easy install, but the tweeking for alignment and fit was tedious and time consuming. On a scale of 1 to 5, 1 being easy, is rate it a 1.5. There's no drilling or cutting for installation. All you need is a 1/2" wrench for 6 bolts, this earning the 1 rating. The additional .5 rating is due to having the bed sprayed by Line-X before doing the install. The removable caps for additional tie down locations were sprayed over. Instead of taking the time to cut them out so I could do the water drain tube into the hole, I decided to drill a 5/8" hole into the removable cap and insert the tube into it. I also ran into an issue with closing the tailgate due to the tonneau cover sitting too low. I only needed to raise the mounting rails a tiny bit. I spent a bit of extra time on this to ensure the tailgate opened easily, but the tonneau cover weather stripping would still do its job effectively. After I completely finished the installation of the tonneau cover, I decided to do a loose fitting of the GM sport bar. There is going to be a tiny bit of overlap with the weather stripping. It doesn't appear to be much, nor does it appear to impede effectiveness of the tonneau cover since the mounting rails are designed to prevent water from getting into the bed of the truck. The weather stripping is just a means to direct water away from the mounting rail water channel. Also, the first flap of the tonneau cover will not fold flat due to the sport bar getting in the way. This isn't an issue for me, but may affect others more greatly. I don't usually haul big items in my vehicles. If I do, the removal of the tonneau cover can readily be performed without tools in the parking lot of Lowe's. It'll be a bit awkward lifting it up with first folding it, but it looks like it'll be manageable. If I need to transport a push lawnmower, tiller, pressure sprayer, etc I can open the first flap and use some homemade straps with nylon and buckles that i can procure from Amazon to hold it open while driving down the road. And, it appears my visibility of the back won't be greatly affected. Overall, I'm very happy with the tonneau cover. Oh, one last thing. I was able to spend some time troubleshooting why Android Auto wasn't working. Turns out a couple things were at fault. First, the cable I was using was broken. The outer sheathing was cracked and showing wire. Once I noticed that I switched to another cable that wasn't damaged. The damage cable is now in the trash. Although replacing the cable didn't result in the desired affect, I thought it would safer get rid of it. I also ended up having to delete and reinstall the Android Auto app on my phone. This did achieve the desired result. Android Auto now works with my phone and truck. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
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