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 Mounted Off Road Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Wrap Around Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Trailer Hitch Cover
-Bright Roof Rails (x4)
-Exterior Tire Carrier
-Roof Handles (x4)
-Body Color Grille
-LE Side Steps/Rocker Panels
-LE Interior Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Extreme Duty Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB Radio, Firestik Antenna
-Warn OEM Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
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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 Mounted Off Road Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Wrap Around Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Trailer Hitch Cover
-Bright Roof Rails (x4)
-Exterior Tire Carrier
-Roof Handles (x4)
-Body Color Grille
-LE Side Steps/Rocker Panels
-LE Interior Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Extreme Duty Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB Radio, Firestik Antenna
-Warn OEM Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
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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 Mounted Off Road Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Wrap Around Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Trailer Hitch Cover
-Bright Roof Rails (x4)
-Exterior Tire Carrier
-Roof Handles (x4)
-Body Color Grille
-LE Side Steps/Rocker Panels
-LE Interior Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Extreme Duty Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB Radio, Firestik Antenna
-Warn OEM Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
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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 Mounted Off Road Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Wrap Around Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Trailer Hitch Cover
-Bright Roof Rails (x4)
-Exterior Tire Carrier
-Roof Handles (x4)
-Body Color Grille
-LE Side Steps/Rocker Panels
-LE Interior Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Extreme Duty Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB Radio, Firestik Antenna
-Warn OEM Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
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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 Mounted Off Road Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Wrap Around Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Trailer Hitch Cover
-Bright Roof Rails (x4)
-Exterior Tire Carrier
-Roof Handles (x4)
-Body Color Grille
-LE Side Steps/Rocker Panels
-LE Interior Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Extreme Duty Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB Radio, Firestik Antenna
-Warn OEM Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
User avatar
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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 Mounted Off Road Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Wrap Around Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Trailer Hitch Cover
-Bright Roof Rails (x4)
-Exterior Tire Carrier
-Roof Handles (x4)
-Body Color Grille
-LE Side Steps/Rocker Panels
-LE Interior Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Extreme Duty Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB Radio, Firestik Antenna
-Warn OEM Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
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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 Mounted Off Road Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Wrap Around Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Trailer Hitch Cover
-Bright Roof Rails (x4)
-Exterior Tire Carrier
-Roof Handles (x4)
-Body Color Grille
-LE Side Steps/Rocker Panels
-LE Interior Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Extreme Duty Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB Radio, Firestik Antenna
-Warn OEM Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
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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 Mounted Off Road Lamps (G/F/S/R)
-Wrap Around Grille Guard
-Tail Light Guards
-Roof Basket
-Trailer Hitch Cover
-Bright Roof Rails (x4)
-Exterior Tire Carrier
-Roof Handles (x4)
-Body Color Grille
-LE Side Steps/Rocker Panels
-LE Interior Grab Handles

Aftermarket Upgrades:
-RP G2 Tie Rods
-RP Extreme Duty Pitman/Idler Arm
-Cobra CB Radio, Firestik Antenna
-Warn OEM Light Mount
-Warn HW Bumper
-Daystar 2" Torsion Keys
-GOBI Ladder
-FW Truck Vault
-37" BFG KOs
User avatar
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Posts: 276
Joined: Sat Nov 01, 2014 11:32 am
Location: Texas
Vehicle: 2003 Hummer H2 Luxury Pkg

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