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The Truck

We got the bone-stock 2007 GMC Sierra Classic 2500HD in December 2011 after an unfortunate incident with a cow permanently retired our previous vehicle. Just five years later it’d become an entirely different truck.


Fresh off the lot.

Flexing at the beach.

Easily gliding down an embankment.

Ehren was the sole fabricator, welder, designer, and installer on everything (Brittany helped from time to time with grinding, cutting and troubleshooting). It took us all over the country, from Texas to the Pacific Coast and through many nooks and crannies of northern Nevada.

Demonstrating the refueling system from the spare gas tank.

Some modifications:

  • Solid axle swap
  • 16.5″ double beadlock Humvee rims with 37″ tires
  • custom-built racks, brackets and exhaust system
  • manual transmission and manual transfer case swap
  • custom-built rear bumper and rock sliders
  • ARB front bumper (only thing Ehren didn’t build himself)
  • Dual-battery system (starter and deep-cycle)
  • Dual-alternators
  • 1981 model-year Warn M8274 winch
  • Spare gas tank mounted in place of stock tire carrier