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Dvanbramer88's 2002 Trailblazer LS Ballin on a Budget Build

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by dvanbramer88 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:24 pm

2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4x4

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Drivetrain Specs:

4.2L L6 Vortec 4200
-200,000 miles

Fully built 4L65E transmission
-Borg Warner High energy green clutches
-Borg Warner high energy band
-Upgraded Valves
-Transgo HD2 shift kit
-Corvette Servo
-Low stall GM92 Torque Converter (1400-1600 stall)
-B&M Trans Cooler 70268

3.42 Gears, open differentials

AWD sleeve in front Axle Disconnect


Suspension Modifications:

Front Suspension
-Liftmeister 3" Lift blocks
-Moog 81114 Springs
-Bilstien HD 24-103336 struts
-SuspensionMaxx Sway bar end links


Rear Suspension
-Skyjacker C25R springs
-Bilstien 5100 shocks BE5-6248-H5. 33-185552
-HippoSS panhard drop bracket
-Rear Sway Bar Deleted

265/75/R16 LTE Falken Wildpeak AT3W tires

Exterior Modifications:

CB antenna mount
Removed roof rack bars
Rear wiper delete
LED tag bulbs
LT black mesh grill

MDB Fabrication oil pan skid plate
MDB Fabrication Radiator skid plate
MDB fabrication Winch Bumper


Engine Modifications:

PCM performance tune
-Removed Torque Management
-Increased ignition timing
-Lowered threshold for PE

Magnaflow Stainless 14"x9" oval muffler
4" slant cut exhaust tip
Resonator Delete

Interior Modifications:


Removed Rear Headrests

Recovery Equipment:

3/4" Shackles
30' Static tow strap (x2)
20' 3/4" Kinetic recovery rope
8' Tree Saver Strap (Also used as a Bridal strap)
Jumper cables
5# Fire Extinguisher
D-handle Shovel

Smittybilt X2O 10,000# winch with synthetic rope (98510)

Electrical Modifications:

Viar 300P compressor
LED interior light conversion
Cobra 29 WX NW ST CB radio


Future Modifications

Fabricated adjustable rear control arms
Rock sliders
Gears
Last edited by dvanbramer88 on Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:09 pm, edited 4 times in total.
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by dvanbramer88 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:29 pm

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by dvanbramer88 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:38 pm

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by dvanbramer88 » Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:50 pm

Winch pictures. Remote mounted the solenoid pack for a clean look.
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by dvanbramer88 » Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:52 pm

CB pictures.
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by dvanbramer88 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:14 pm

Rausch Creek 2017
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