2020 Colorado Z71 Trail Runner
Once it's up and ripping, let me know, I really want to check it out.
After offroading on washboard roads I did notice a change in alignment that I adjusted when I got back home. If it happens again I think I'll make locator blocks that fit snugly into the 4 stake bed pockets and screw to the underside of the ARE topper flange. That way when the shell is held down by the jack screws, the fore/aft and left/right alignment will be controlled by the alignment blocks rather than the shafts of the jack screws.I don't mind sharing my final results once i get the video done. I am still revising the design...probably not going with the Topper EZ lift. After speaking to a few owners and the novelty wore off there are a few problems with the design that are not good for those that drive hard or for extended periods off road. Great on the street but on washboard roads and articulating over obstacles there are lots of alignment problems.
Fwiw, I love my Nomad tent set up. I can store the whole set up inside my truck so I have it with me whenever I want it. (Naps are good, m'kay)I love your build (and YouTube content). It is quite extensive. If you decide to go with the topper EZ-Lift you will need to modify the design of your slide out components since the rear jack screws would go through your sink/fridge drawer and foot platform slide. For a sleeping solution you might want to go with the Nomad bimini tent like Yeti has - which does not need the lift system.
Looks really good. Great work. Dumb question - on the AEV website, do I need to put 2 of each “kit” in my cart (front and rear)? Or just one and that entails both L and R flares? Thanks bro.AEV Highmark Fender Flares are labor intensive but so worth it.
Front Flare installation went well and the results are as expected ... top notch
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They eat up the 33s and make them look small
The new front fenders and templates
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Pinch Seam Trimming
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Lower fender mount and seam plate with body panel adhesive (3m 8116)
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Bison Closeout modification
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Finished minus inner fender liner
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They come as separate front and rear kits. Each kit comes with both left and right flares.Looks really good. Great work. Dumb question - on the AEV website, do I need to put 2 of each “kit” in my cart (front and rear)? Or just one and that entails both L and R flares? Thanks bro.
How does the ride of the Kings compare to the DSSV's?Time for the shock upgrade
Front - King adjustable coilover vs DSSV coilover (with Eibach Pro Lift Kit)
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Rear - King adjustable vs DSSV
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Front - Lower coilover mount
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Front - Sway bar relocation
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Front - Remote reservoir mount
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You should drive it! Then you can report back so we can all spend more $$.Yes. Yes I should.
Wait, no I should not. If I like it then I'm going to want Kings. Sh!t!! 🤣 🤣