B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:36 pm

(3/7/17)

Replaced the OEM pitman arm with the Rare Parts extreme duty version, RP# 20609 3 master spline pitman arm. Steering is buttery-smooth now.
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:18 am

(3/10/17)

Replaced the OEM idler arm with the Rare Parts extreme duty version, RP# 20608. Also replaced OEM idler arm bracket with HD Moog replacement.
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:26 pm

(4/3/2017)

Installed OEM low profile steps from a 2006/2007 Limited Edition H2 (GM#15294290), and the rocker panels to match ((GM#19120874 (RH), 19120873 (LH)).
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:33 pm

(4/17/17)

Installed new Daystar torsion keys, and aligned the front wheels. Gained 2" of clearance in the front end.
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:34 am

(4/27/17)

Installed Warn Hidden Winch Bumper. Now to locate the intended winch for the bumper, and install that!
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:20 pm

(4/27/17)

Installed RH side GOBI ladder, and new interior grab handles with dry cleaning hooks. These grab handles originally only came installed on very early production 2003 model H2s, and Limited Edition 2006 H2s. GM#15079241/15079242
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Mon May 15, 2017 3:16 pm

(5/15/17)

Installed full width Truck Vault. Perfect for protected tool and firearm storage.
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:55 pm

(6/30/17)

-Installed new 37" BFG KOs. Ground clearance is now 13.5" at the front differential, versus the stock 9.9". No wheel well rubbing as far as street performance goes. Will test the truck for off road purpose here within the month.
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:46 am

(7/28/17)

Installed OEM rear air dam on the roof basket. Basket is now symmetrical.
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:23 am

(8/10/17)

Installed a custom decal, and acquired/installed a Hummer dealership sign in the garage.
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby Charles Helm » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:17 pm

Love the decal and the signage!
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:46 pm

(9/09/17)

Installed RubberDuck rear UCP (RD# RDH20-DLP-PC-R) to replace the crappy OEM stuff (OEM weighs 22lbs combined, RD is 79lbs), new OEM rear differential cover/gasket (GM# 12479235), and a Purple Cranium differential guard (PC# 63421).
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby Mark » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:02 pm

Very nice!
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:49 pm

Thanks. She's getting there. I'm starting to move into the more expensive things now lol.
OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
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Re: B-HMMWV Build/Upgrade Thread (H2 Edition)

Postby B-HMMWV » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:24 pm

(10/7/2017)

Had the stock tire carrier modified. Jerry can mounts were made, and a table installed.
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OEM Upgrades:
-Roof Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Hitch Cover
-Roof Rails
-Roof Handles
-Colored Grille
-LE Steps/Rockers
-LE Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB, Firestik Ant.
-Warn Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
-RD UCP
-PC Diff Guard
-Tire Carrier
User avatar
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Posts: 282
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