My 2011 Avalanche

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  1. iCalvin

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    Lowered 2/4 with Belltech Spindles up front and DJM coils in rear.
    Spohn 4-Link
    DJM Kit and Freetravel Mod
    RideTech Standalone Coilover shocks
    Airlift bags

    Black Bear Tune
    Airaid Jr Tube
    Magnaflow muffler and SLP Resonator delete
    Oil Catch Can

    Boss 330s 22"

    Colormatched bowties and a Carriage Works grille and inserts
    EXT Rear Sail Panels and Light
    Escalade Power Folding Mirrors

    Z71 Aluminum Trim with colormatched dash trim pieces

    Quad Projector Setup (Retro of the Month March 2014)
    FXR + MH1 5.0 Retro. Iris Shrouds. Dual turn/parking.
    CBI Bulbs. Denso Ballasts. TRS Relay. Time Delay Relay. Colormatched and Tinted Reflector and Trim

    Python 574 Alarm + other security features
    Valentine 1 and Blendmount
    Lukas 7300 Dash Cam

    Pioneer AVH-x8500bhs
    Crescendo Components and Midranges
    Alpine 4 Channel
    Midgate box built for Sundown x-12
    Polk 1000.1
    Big 3, Isolated XS Power battery for auxilary and dual alternators.

    Llumar AirBlue 80% on Windshield with Pinnacle Ceramic Sunstrip
    Llumar Ceramic CTX 50% over stock on fronts
    Llumar Ceramic CTX 30% over stock on rears
    (if you run a radar detector, using metallic based tint hinders your detection signal)


    Thanks for looking
     
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    NathanJax Vacation Nathan Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Nice rig!
     
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    Very nice Avy Calvin.
    It looks clean and simple.
     
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    Looks good-great start. You will love having retro's...I know i do ;)
     
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    NORCAL SS SUV SUSPENSION GURU Supporting Vendor

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    Calvin check your pm. got a question for you
     
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    Thanks everyone for the response and comments. Didn't really get a chance to get on here due to finals for college taking up my free time. Norcal I replied back.
     
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    Donnie Yukonie That sounded expensive Supporting Member

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    Looks good man
     
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    Please tell us more about the rear shocks.

    What part number.....pictures?
     
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    http://www.ridetech.com/info/2011/12/ridetechs-new-2012-shock-line-up/

    The shocks are basically Ridetechs coilover shocks, I just run them as a shock, the body is threaded. The shocks alone are a work of art, I honestly did not want to put them on due to how amazing they looked. I will get a picture when I get a chance. The only thing that was bugging me about installing the shocks was that Ridetech's shock mount spacers were made for the smaller width mounts (dunno the actual name) so I had to find some quarter inch thick spacers. I honestly can't complained though due to the fact that I basically got them for "free."

    I ordered their new Q-series shocks awhile ago since they were suppose to be in stock by then. The q-series shocks are relatively new still and after waiting a week after ordering from Ridetech, I called them for an update and they told me they were actually not to be shipped out till January of 2013 (I got the shocks well over a month or two ago) so they gave me the choice to either wait or give me their coilover type shocks for the price I paid for the q-series. The shocks are amazing, they also look great as you can see them and all their glory through the spokes of my rim.

    The truck rides insanely well for being lowered, it feels exactly as it did stock height which amazed my dad as we have a 2/3 lowered Tahoe which rides like :Plugged:. My friend and I lowered the truck at my shop and he said we did a way better job than the people that lowered the Tahoe. He was amazed that I knew how to take apart ball-joints without tearing the boot up like the "pros" that did the Tahoe previously more than anything.

    If anyone has any questions about the truck feel free to ask. I am also going to do projector retrofits soon, I have been talking with Matt at TRS and the people at BlackFlameCustoms on how to go with that.
     
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    Nice!!
     

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