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Lifted Diesel 1999 Chevy Silverado "Big Red"

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Introducing my latest labor of love, "Big Red." Started life as a two-wheel drive gas truck, until I got a hold of it!

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The list of modifications and scratch-built items is pretty long, but I'll do my best to sum it up:

  • Front grill modified to fit custom bumper
  • Front bumper built with evergreen flat stock and diamond plate
  • Craft wire tow hooks
  • Tow-mirrors
  • Lift kit components including all brackets, leaf spring mounts, steering stablizer, shocks and mounts
  • Transfer case mount and crosmember
  • Front and rear "Dana 80 Axles" with breathers
  • Driveshafts
  • Cummins engine swap (Diecast crane donor)
  • Engine/transmission mounts
  • 5 inch turbo back exhaust with 10 inch miter cut stack
  • Cold air kit
  • Exhaust heat shields
  • Windshield banner
  • Tint
  • Body color rear bumper
  • Camo headliner
  • Color matched interior accents
  • Pintle hitch (parts box) with scratch built mount
  • Train horns
  • Tires from SoReal Concepts painted black with added valve stems

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Edited by Pullin Gears

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That is awesome! Looks like one of those "mudder" trucks they build in the South. I'm loving all the scratch built parts.

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That looks amazing, I followed the WIP on this glad to see it finished. Great job!

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Very Nice, Also have a "big red" its a 55 chev with a diesel, not tow mirrors but has stacks Its no where near as nice as yours though, great job! 8_zps9e9ec6d8.jpg

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love it! although a little too high for my likes. (wheres the ladder to get in lol)

i always thought "cummins" was a dodge thing?

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Thanks for the compliments everyone!!!

Rusty-

Let me know when you start casting them and if you are going to sell any!

Jake-

I like the 55 dually!

Daniel-

Yea, I was gonna build a Duramax, but I already had the Cummins engine!

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Great concept and beautiful build! Love those 'trucknutz' :lol:

mike

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Very nice model with realistic details, the airhorn is a nice touch. The only bad thing, I can't see the window stickers because of the stack!

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