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Video Review of a GoPro Smapole

Hot damn! Earlier this week I had the great opportunity to do a product review for Smatree but before I get into the details how about some background. In July I joined GoProFanatics.com, a GoPro user forum, to learn how to better edit video, learn new techniques like timelasping, intros, work flow, and storyboarding. Other…

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Won a Award for Best Restored Truck

Today kicked ass! Like more ass than I’ve ever kicked! It was the Big Rock Classic Car & Truck show in Duvall Wa. The shows was packed with a lot of great cars & trucks and people. Before getting into it, I would like to say the people, attendees, staff, all the vendors, sponsors, and…

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Carriage Works Roll Pan and Exhaust Tips

The next step in the Silverado’s upgrades is now complete – the exhaust and roll pan. The roll pan is a Carriage Works with square cutouts and matching chrome exhaust tips. Hoping for an aggressive yet not over the top look. Thinking it would be a weekend job, HA. Wrong again Tobster. As to avoid…

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Flat Black Paint Job on the Silverado

Today concluded the second largest step in the roll pan project, putting paint on. A few weeks ago the truck when to Dreamers, in Everett, where they welded the Carriage Works pan in, doing one hell of a job, and since then I’ve just been keeping the rust down. With Sun out and armed with…

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Sittin Pretti’s Summer Slam 2013 in Arlington WA

Well I did it; my first ever truck show. Sittin Pretti hosted Summer Slam 2013 at the Arlington Airport and being that it was so close to home I said “what the heck”. The truck has gone through a fair amount of modifications but compared to the other trucks mine looked stock with a lift…

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First Truck Show Next Weekend

Next weekend will mark the first truck, or car, show I’ve ever do. It has sorta came up by accident. Last Friday the Silverado was detailed here locally and while there I seen the Summer Slam flyer. Initially I thought to visit the show and talk truck and gather some ideas but then entering crossed…

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DJM 3/5 Suspension Install on a 2003 Silverado

When starting this install I felt confident in my mechanical knowledge base. From reading manuals, tech articles, and watching many hack jobs on YouTube, I felt this install should take a weekend. Well that was wrong but the project wasn’t all that bad. I started on a Friday night after work, put in hours on…