2002 Dodge Durango SLT+
“BIG BLUE D”
1985 Chevrolet c20 silverado
Head to Head
About “BIG BLUE D”
Hi, I found my durango at an local chevy lot back in 08 when I was just browsing. When I first saw it, it was love at first site as it was extremly clean and I loved the two-tone paint. I went back the next day and traded the crappy expedition I had for 1month in for it and new it was the right choice right away.
While this is a daily driver she doesnt get many miles added on her in an yr, its alot less then the adverage DD. While not kept under a cover or in a garage she is kept in the best condition I can do and I think it pays off! The whole car apperance wise is atleast 9.5 out of a 10.
I honestly think she has saved our life or serious injury as when we were rear ended by an mustang at 60+ mph which slammed us into a pt cruiser we came out with minimal injury and the car did not look like it was just rear ended unlike the mustang looked like it was involved in a head on crash.
It also has had minimal problems with it other then the tie rod needs to be replaced which is an common problem. With 67k miles on the clock I think that is pretty good.
She also moves out pretty good to when you need it as 300lbs of torque and awd creates an fun ride. will most defintly hold its own against the adverage car.
Thanks for reading about Brandy!
About “brown beast”
my dad bought this1985 chevy 3/4 ton truck for me for my sixteenth birthday from an old farmer we know and im planning on making this truck THUMP!!!!!! More than it already does!!!!!!!!!
Specs for “BIG BLUE D”
4.7 liter magnum/powertech v8 with 235 net hp @ 4800 rpm and 295 net torque @ 3200 rpm
4wd, 3.55 posi, 16in rims, 5,800 lb curb weight, 5spd auto with O/D, 130mph
Specs for “brown beast”
the engine that we put in it has about 380hp and about 400lbs ft of tourque. havent timed 0-60, or 1/4 mile but it will do about 150mph with the 3speed automatic tranny thats in it.
Factory Options for “BIG BLUE D”
she is basically fully loaded exept video prep group. 5.9 magnum, and alarm system.
she has advanced 4wd transfer case, black/tan leather interior with extra cost wood accents, extra cost patriot blue paint with extra cost silver trim, runnning boards, a/c, dual air zone, climate control, heated seats, infinity sound system, homelink garage door opener control panel, third row leather seating, heads up display, trailer hitch upgrade,power steering, tilt steering wheel, increase/decrease lumbar pressure, cruise control, 3.55 gearing, 4.7 magnum/powertech engine, bug guard, upgraded stereo, power windows, power 6 way seats, power locks, remote control system, center consol, auto dimming mirror, window tint, heated and foldable mirrors, side skirt air bags, roof rails,slt plus luxury equipment group, rear window wiper, and steering wheel controls.
Basically this is the durango for people that want LUXURY!
Factory Options for “brown beast”
all power and three speed automatic tranny.
Mods for “BIG BLUE D”
She is stock exept for a couple apperance mods including highly polished stainless steel exhuast tip, chrome dodge trailer hitch cover, chrome dodge liscence plate from ( front and back ), blue valve caps, blue pilot winshield wiper blades, black and wood steering wheel cover, and new off road tires.
peformance, Autolight iridium spark plugs, homeade CAI, removed thirdrow seats, removed spare tire and jacking equipment, removed under hood seals.
future mods include: blue/black/chrome stereo, blue lights for dash and overhead lights, dark tint all around, black with chrome accent headlights, chrome dodge tailight covers, unknown 18in wheels, small 2 or 3in lift.
peformance wise, homemade cai with k&n filter, madrel bent 2.5 exhuast piping, mild weight reductions, tune, basically mild stuff.
Mods for “brown beast”
gooseneck hitch, new 350, radical racing cam, and flat top pistons. New exhaust and 3 inch lift in the rear getting installed soon!
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