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OBS Chevy New Parts Spotlight v2

Chris Hamilton October 03, 2022 OBS Builders Guide

Parts Now Available for ’88-’98 Chevy Trucks

Champion Aluminum Radiator Only (40-inch width) ’88-’98 GM Truck/SUV

These all-aluminum radiators are available in a three-row variation. Fits all ’88-’98 C1500 Truck/SUV with 40-inch radiator. This will not fit trucks that use the radiator with a 34-inch overall width radiator.

Features:

  • All aluminum, including brackets
  • Integrated trans cooler
  • Aircraft-grade 2mm thick fittings and tanks
  • Billet filler neck
  • 3/8-inch spaced tubes
  • 14-16 fins per inch
  • OEM-style brass petcock
  • 100% TIG welded
  • 16-pound cap included

Specs:

  • Overall dimension: 20.375” H x 40.625” W
  • Driver side inlet; passenger side outlet
  • Trans cooler fittings: 1/2-20 straight thread
  • 1-5/16” hose in; 1-9/16” hose out
  • Saddle-type mounting

Champion Radiators
714-974-1650
www.championradiators.com        

LS Swap Headers

Speed Engineering headers are made of 304 stainless steel and offer great quality, performance, and affordability. The company’s headers are mandrel bent, TIG welded, and feature polished stainless steel construction. All its headers have been dyno proven. Speed Engineering stands behind its headers and says you will not find a better fitting, quality built, budget header for your vehicle.

Features:

  • Mandrel bent tubing
  • Full 1 5/8” primaries
  • 2 1/2” collector
  • V-Band collector construction
  • Collector merge spikes
  • Port matched flanges
  • Gains over 18+ rwhp
  • V-8 engines only
  • 4.8L, 5.3L, 5.7L, 6.0L, 6.2L engines
  • CNC machined flanges
  • Polished 304 stainless steel
  • Standard graphite manifold gaskets

Speed Engineering
559-348-0200
www.speed-engineering.com 

QA1 Complete Shock Kit

With QA1’s Proma Star single adjustable coilover shock, you can easily adjust your compression and rebound valving and get the hard-core performance you need. One knob allows you to choose from 18 valving options that adjust both compression and rebound valving simultaneously, allowing total suspension control in one easy-to-reach location.

Features:

  • Simultaneous compression and rebound adjustment coilover
  • Lightweight aluminum
  • Ride height adjustable
  • Spring mounting hardware included
  • 100% dyno tested and serialized revalveable and rebuildable by the QA1 Factory or QA1 Authorized Service Centers

QA1
952-985-5675
www.qa1.net

Boyd Aluminum Gas Tank

This Boyd Aluminum Tank includes a 41001 in-tank EFI assembly with Aeromotive 340 pump. The pump fitting on the plate is threaded for a -6 ORB fitting (9/16-18 O-Ring).

Each tank is intended to mount to the bottom of the frame rail. It is not necessary to remove the “X” shape rear cross member as the tank will sit below it. The mounting tabs will require drilling and trimming to clearance frame rivets and bed mounting holes.

If you have removed that cross member when adding 4-link coilover or airbag kits, it is possible to mount the tank to the top of the frame rail. Additional fabrication to the bed floor will be required.

Features:

  • In tank Aeromotive Stealth 340 pump
  • 3” tall twist cap bed filler
  • Tank dimensions: 31.5 x 24 x 10 inches
  • Tank material: .125 aluminum
  • 1/2” NPT vent
  • 3/8” NPT return
  • #6 ORB draw
  • Three baffles
  • Approximately 22 gallons

Boyd Welding
805-388-1188
www.boydwelding.com

Belltech Sway Bar Set

Anti-Swaybars are designed to improve handling and steering response by minimizing body roll while not affecting ride quality. Belltech Anti-Swaybars are manufactured from cold formed solid or hollow steel and use swedged ends for their superior strength and reliability. All Belltech Anti-Swaybars include high grade mounting hardware, polyurethane bushings, and are powdercoated gunmetal gray for a durable, lasting finish.

Fits:

  • 1990-1993 Chevrolet Silverado 454SS
  • 1988-1998 GM Silverado/Sierra C2500 2WD (8-lug)
  • 1988-1998 GM Silverado/Sierra C3500 2WD

Belltech
888-562-3214
www.belltech.com

’88-’94 HDX Gauges

This instrumentation package is a great upgrade from the original cluster. Not only will you be gaining a tachometer, but you’ll also have precise instruments with a large, full-color TFT message center that allows for auxiliary readings. The whole works can interface with just about any drivetrain you can stuff between the fenders.

This system replaces the entire factory instrument cluster and lens assembly, fully remade with a billet aluminum housing and optical grade polycarbonate lenses. Requires uses OEM or reproduction front bezel.

Dakota Digital
605-332-6513
www.dakotadigital.com

PPE Billet Aluminum Oil Filter Mount

This 6061-T6 billet remote filter mount has a higher flow rate than stock and is compatible with a variety of filters, including HP4 and HP6A Racing Filters. It features one outlet and three inlet ports so it can be mounted in your choice of four different positions to suit your build. Two threaded oil filter adapters and two Neodymium magnet-equipped service plugs are also included.

Pacific Performance Engineering (PPE)
725-238-2002
www.ppepower.com

React/Aldan Coilover Kit

Aldan American and React Suspension have teamed up to offer OBS fans this complete coilover kit that utilizes factory control arms for a clean and simple installation. Adjustable down to a 5”-inch drop up front when combined with a drop spindle. The rear suspension kit from React includes the most popular pieces to have a well working suspension setup under your C1500 OBS truck. Converts to a parallel 4-link system with Panhard bar, included C-notch, U-bolts, and rear frame crossmember. Adjustable down to a 7-inch drop in the rear. Does not work on 454SS trucks.

Features:

  • Parallel 4-Link with Panhard bar
  • QA1 rod ends for Panhard bar
  • Poly bushings
  • Includes mounting hardware
  • Satin black powdercoated
  • Run up to 10” wheels in the back
  • Achieve up to a 5/7 drop when combined with drop spindle
  • Adjustable from 4/6 to 5/7

Includes:

  • Front Aldan coilover kit
  • Rear React coilover kit
  • Single adjustable coilovers

Aldan American
310-421-0685
www.aldanamerican.com

Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kit

 Performance Online now offers you the option of upgrading the rear of your 1988-’98 OBS Chevy, GMC truck to disc brakes and match the front. These kits are available in 5 x 5” bolt pattern and come standard with GM ratcheting calipers. These kits will improve 60 to 0 foot stopping times and increase driver feedback.work on 454SS trucks.

Features:

  • 11.625” vented brake rotors
  • 5 x 5” bolt pattern
  • GM D154 calipers w/brake pads (mid ’80s Cadillac Seville)
  • Brake hoses and banjo bolts
  • Caliper mounting brackets
  • Hardware
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Available upgrades:

  • Drilled and slotted rotors
  • Stainless brake hoses
  • Powdercoated calipers available in red or black

Performance Online
888-984-2621
www.performanceonline.com

Affordable 2-4 Drop Kit

Not looking to slam you truck or spend a bunch of hard-earned cash? Check out this 2-4 drop kit for 1500 C/K trucks from Western Chassis. Deluxe kits offer aggressive drops, great ride, maintains OEM geometry, and is offered at an excellent value. Best part, the MSRP is only around $550.

Western Chassis
866-461-4437
www.westernchassis.com

Rear End by Currie for Big Lip 10”/12” Wheels

These rear ends built by Currie as a Pro Performance exclusive. They are built to specific dimensions to accommodate big lip wheels. Take the guesswork out of knowing how much to narrow when getting that big lip for your OBS.

Fits:

  • 10” wheels w/ 4.25” backspace
  • 12” wheels w/ 4.25” backspace (12” wheels require widened wheel tubs and revised suspension to allow room, No leaf springs)

Pro Performance
480-420-8175
www.azproperformance.com

5/8 drop for 3500 C/K trucks

Lower your full size 3500 dually the right way with Belltech’s complete component lowering kit. Made up of a variety of combinations of Belltech’s individual lowering components as well as all the grade 8 installation hardware and alignment pieces necessary to achieve the advertised lowering amount. Choosing your kit has never been simpler.

Fits:

  • 97-00 Chevrolet Silverado/Sierra 3/4 Ton & 1 Ton (Ext/Crew Cab) 4” or 5” F/8” R drop

Belltech
888-562-3214
www.belltech.com

 

 

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