Blackcurrantkord's Big Black...aka Yukon

BlkCurrantKord

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I've had this thing for almost 4yrs now, it's my dd, baseball & kayak hauler, winter beater w/ a heater (and A/C) and general all around, do it all, vehicle. It was originally my dad's for a few years before he upgraded to a Expedition (don't ask why) and rather than him get nothing for it on trade, I bought it as I was looking for a truck and a second vehicle for the outdoors stuff I do to keep wear n tear off my subaru.

Since I got it all I've really done is basic maintenance and some very light mods.

'99 Yukon, SLT, 5.7L V8 4x4
Grey Leather Interior
3.73 gears
Rear A/C
Tow Package

Exterior

Composite to sealed beam headlight conversion w/ LED headlights
-with all new necessary marker lights
50" led light bar (freebie off a co-woker) that was warrantied (awaiting install)
Bull bar w/ Hella 450's w/ yellow tint (CL and summit racing)
Extra cross bars for roof (junkyard!)
Roof basket (craigslist)
New pass door (was broken into)
New pass fender & liner (rotted, painted in my driveway)
Diesel chrome front bumper (old was rotted)
Yakima kayak mounts

Interior

Alpine Hu (stolen) - replaced with my old Panasonic one
All new speakers (Pioneers I think? I dont remember)
BMW leather seat covers ($10!)
CRV front floor mats (freebie from work)
Pilot cargo tray (freebie from work)
Trans tunnel cup holder/console thing (freebie from junkyard)

Engine

K&N intake (summit discount rack)
New chain, plugs, wires, water pump, oil pan gasket
Flowmaster cats (summit discount rack, mine were going)
Gibson catback exhaust (b/c why not)
New p/s lines

Suspension

Firestone A/T's (stock size)
Bilstein 4600's
All new suspension in the front end (tie rods, endlinks, steering components, upper A arms, etc)
New front calipers & pads, turned rotors
New drums, shoes, hardware
16x8 Black American Racing AR172 Baja's
265/75r16 Kumho AT51's


Future stuff
2in body lift
New windshield
Gibson Headers
LT4 Hot Cam & supporting valvetrain
Khaki bedliner on the body
Black bedliner on bumpers/grill


Pics

Before & after of it getting broken into at work. Me searching all over CL for a clean (rust free) door in my area for 2 weeks. Insurance was no help on this one but the guy did get caught.






Before & after of the lighting upgrade (bumper too)










New fender & liner (can barely spot the K&N)









 
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Is this the one you drove to my house a couple years back? Looks good. My dad offered me his '95 GMC Safari SLX for $1500, might take him up on it.

I need to see these BMW leather seat covers haha.
 
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i see what you did there, wordsmith :lawl:

lol, I honestly didn't intend for it like that, I swear. Srsly though, the stock lighting on these things sucks, horribly. I was driving with my highbeams on in anything other than dusk b/c I couldn't see, at all. These LED lights are amazing and I can still drive with the highbeams on b/c you can't tell they're on, lol.

Is this the one you drove to my house a couple years back? Looks good. My dad offered me his '95 GMC Safari SLX for $1500, might take him up on it.

I need to see these BMW leather seat covers haha.


Yup, same one. My dad found the seat covers at some garage sale, supposedly they're for a 5 series, I don't know. They fit pretty decently. The driver's seat bolster is torn/worn so that's why I have them. They are leather though, just wrong color, lol. Couldn't find a decent pair of good seats in the area and didn't feel like dropping $$ to make some aftermarket ones fit.
 
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Wasn't this the same one used in true lies with arnold lol
 

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