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Hey All - 

 

I have a 2016 Silverado LTZ 4x4 5.3 w/ 8SPD that I just paid off and am looking to go full long travel. Here are the current truck specs:

 

Front Shocks - King 2.5 Adjustable Reservoir

Upper Control Arms - Camburg Tubular UCAs

Rear Shocks - King 2.5 Adjustable Reservoir

Tires: 35x12.5x17 BFG KO2s

Wheels: 17in Method NVs

Lighting: 2-Baja Designs XL80s (SDHQ A-Pillar Mounts)

Other: Range AFM Delete

 

The current set up is ok, I can keep up with stock Raptors on certain trail runs. Given that I want more out of this truck, I'm looking at the following long travel kits:

  • Camburg
  • LSK Suspension
  • Dirt King 

 

I'm leaning towards the Camburg & DK kits as they're only +3.5 on each side vs. +4.5 for the LSK Kit. My garage isn't wide enough right now to accommodate +4.5 and will barely accommodate +3.5.

 

Here are the other mods to follow in the next 2 months:

  • Rear Bed Cage
  • Whipple Supercharger
  • +3 FiberWerx Fenders (All Corners)
  • 37x12.5x17 BFG KM3s
  • 4.10 Gears

 

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Looks great man! Can’t wait to see it done! Love seeing more and more people doing long travel, I know I love mine! Although I’m a bit jealous of your soon to be plans for the whipple. I’d love to do the same but am unable to at the moment, let me know how much better it moves those 37’s. I put 4.56’s in mine and it made quite the difference I can only imagine if I had a supercharger lol


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How much did you have to cut with the 35s? Truck looks good. You can also contact Brandon at BTF Fabrication, I know he offers an LT kit and he's got some great kits out there for other trucks too


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DUDE This truck is already awesome. Can't wait to see where it goes!!! 

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+1 for Dirt King. Their products and customer service are top notch. I only have their UCAs but, if I ever pull the trigger on a LT kit it will be dirt king for sure.

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Here are some new additions to the truck, all parts purchased and installed by the SDHQ team in Gilbert, AZ. 

 

New items:

Camburg Racing Long Travel Kit

Deaver U182s Leaf Pack

Mazzula Shackle & Hanger Kit

DirtKing Lower Arm Weld Washers

DirtKing Heavy Duty Upper Arm Alignment Cam Tabs

SDHQ Skid Plate

FiberWerx +3 Front Fenders

 

I'll post better photos once I have the fenders painted. Bonus photo of my truck next to BIGRED811s for those interested in seeing a comparison of a wider Silverado vs. Stock.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Looks nice with the paint on there !

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Love this build. You’ve chosen many of the same products I’ve been looking at. Would love to hear some feedback about the Deaver U182 springs. I have 4.56 gears with 33”-34” tires. I recommend you go shorter than 4.10s. Either 4.56 or 4.88 with your tire size. My highway RPMs are only 2250 at 70mph. The gears alone make you feel like you have a blower.

Maybe I missed seeing a driveshaft listed on your build. If you haven’t upgraded it yet, I’d start looking. I went with a one piece 5” aluminum shaft. Some guys like the two piece shafts.

Love watching this build. Thanks for sharing.

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