1997 GMC Safari SLT

The True SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle / Van on a truck base) that does it all!

Maple Red Ext. with Grey Int. full trimming (Two bench sets, two leather and two cloth)
GM V6 Vortec 262 CID
New: Pennzoil Platinum Full Synthetic 5W30 Motor Oil
Old: Royal Purple Full Synthetic 5W30 Motor Oil
AC Delco or Purolator oil filters
Heat + AC (+rear AC)
Heater Core replaced (2014)
Top-Center console
JVC KD-G230 Audio Deck
Delete – Bose 8 Speaker (had woofers before but it rattled the panels!)
Boston Acoustic S75 (6 1/2) and S65 (4×6) Speakers
Realistic TRC-479 CB Radio w/ Wilson Lil’ Will antenna
NGK Iridium IX -> AC Delco Professional Platinum
NGK 6mm wire set -> AC Delco Professional 6mm
IAT modded (lower resistance)
K&N Drop in Filter or Volant Cone Filter
GM Throttle body restricter removed (CNC 75mm port)

AC Delco water pump
AC Delco Underpulley
AC Delco H.O. Alternator
B&M Shift Kit (Removed July 2007)
Corvette Servos (Yahoo 1-2 shifts and super fast / firm 1-2-3-4 shifts!)
Flex-a-Lite Tranny cooler 20,000GVW (Shell Oil)
Rear 3.73 + G80 (Pennzoil Synthetic Motor Oil)
DynoMax 17698 In/Out 3″
DynoMax wmc-15147
Jet Chips Programmer (shifts, firmness, speedometer correction, tuning)
2″ Body lift blocks and Torison bars cranked 2″ (5 turns)
3″ Shackle lift and Add-Leaf 2.5″ lift and 500 pounds
Rancho 5000 all round
Delete – Slotted brakes and organics pads (lol)
2500HD Calipers on Brembo rotors and Raybestos Ceramic Pros
Ebrake bracket changed

Toyo Open Country A/T LT235/75/15 (29.5″x9.3″ )
BFGoodrich Winter Slalom 235/75/15 (29″x8.9″ )
Michelin Harmony 215/75/15 <- sold (was for touring at stock height)
GoodYear Duratrac Wrangler A/T LT235/75/15 (28.9″x9.3″ )
Toyo Open Country A/T II LT235/75/15 (29.9″x9.3″ )
Headlamps: Toshiba HIR bulbs Modified! Lo-beam on Hella 35W 4300K bulbs
Fog: Destroyed in accident – X-Lite JDM 85W (H3) whites
Fog: Destroyed in accident – Hella Optilux 1250 w/ JDM 80W (H3) w/ inner amber reflector
Fog: KC HiLities 26, All-Season 2×6 Fog/Driving
AUX: KC HiLities 775, 35 series w/ KC 55W (H3)
AUX: Rear mounted KC HiLites 517, 26 series w/ 2x55W (H3)

New Hydroboost pump for power steering & brakes (yesh!)
Future: Shock relocation tabs (when I get a welder to use)
Future: Skid plate (custom)
Future: Headers (so far I cannot find any … custom? $1500?)
Future: AUX cooling fans on flip switch (bought but not installed)
Future: Find a way to pack two 10″ woofers in the panel without leaking air, rattling apart the panels and not allow dust in when off-roads 🙁
Fall -> Winter switch up: Touring tires

Spring Cleaning: Michelin Harmony tires (touring) and BFG Snows

Before removing side-steps again for Spring/Summer fun:

After removing side-steps. Note the clearance with the side-steps still allows me to crawl under the vehicle.

Current Photos:


Click here for more photos – Stock -> Lifted
Compare bright Philips UltraVision Headlights vs Toshiba HIR Headlight
Compare Lo vs Hi beam vs Lo + Hi beam (4 Headlamp Mod)
Compare Fog Vision+ 55W bulbs vs JDM 85W bulbs
KC HiLities 775
Philips 35W 4300K HID (Lo) + Toshiba HIR (Hi) + KC HiLities 775 + KC HiLities 26s 516

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