Chris Hamilton October 03, 2022 OBS Builders Guide
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.