I will be posting build pictures and information about 4 trucks total so I might skip around from each truck. Please enjoy the build pics and please feel free to comment and or ask questions.
Lets get started!!
This will be our NCT.com flag ship build for SEMA 2011, many months in the making:
2011 Chevy 3500HD CC LB Dually 4x4 Duramax
If you look at the color it screams Prorang97, yes this SEMA build belongs to Mr. Prorang97. A truck build that was in the making before the past SAC build was ending it's last days as his own before the new owner very happily took ownership. I have to say, when Matt said he was done with the coil over LBZ I was shocked but as soon as I heard the new bug he had caught I know it was for a good reason and 100% for sure he would be much happier with all the new changes he had in his life from when we first started the LBZ build (Build thread seen here > 4-Linked Pure Performance build (Pic's)
) Basically the Toy Hauler bug hit and with 2 little boys family fun camping and on road trips are something that makes memories. So skipping over purchasing a 2007+ to 2010 LMM was very easy once we all heard about the NEW 2011 platform and higher tow ratings and tons of redesigned and upgraded chassis. He quickly posted the LBZ for sale and it went FAST!!! The person that purchased it contacted Matt with in 4 days of posting it for sale and the transaction was made a few days later....2011 Chevy 3500HD dually was put on order. Here is where NorCalTruck.com took it over from Matt and started doing some great upgraded that cater to hauling, street daily driving and off road when he needs to get his toy hauler out to the camp grounds and recover off road toys.
These trucks look great stock off the show room floor but most are not happy with that and want something personal and upgraded to suite their needs alittle or even alot better.
First attack on installing product - This truck will be hauling a very big load so a 24k rated fifth wheel hitch will do the job!
And I know everyone wants to see the load, here it is...... Keystone Fuzion 40' ToyHauler! I am in love myself with this toyhauler, so nice.
Now we get alittle more involved in the build!!
You should take note to this picture, things are going to change in the rear.
Mr. Smallwood, break this NEW rig down and lets get started chopping things up!!
Because we will be cutting and grinding, BLUE TAPE is your friend!!!
Who notices something already that has been installed? Anyone? OK lets say different?
Mmmmm BIG Bags!!! More volume + less PSI = Better ride
Right now we are mocking things up for the plan of attack.
Axle out and now we can get to cutting and grinding!
I asked on FaceBook....and I will ask here, what should we do with this darn thing? .... It doesn't look cool and I would hate to leave something like this stock....suggestions and or comments?
Again TAKE NOTES....Now you see it.....
NOW YOU DON'T......
Clean the frame up nice and smooth.....
Back to the axle and more cutting mounts off.
So what does everyone think so far?