My son’s first truck - ‘99 K1500 Z71

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The rest of his lights came in and he got it all swapped out. It looks much better!
 

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The rest of his lights came in and he got it all swapped out. It looks much better!
Very sharp!
I would recommend painting the grille mesh black so it doesn't show, really brings the "floating" grille bar look out. I'm going to do that to my new grille, once I get the Burb back from the collision repair shop. Going in Monday, to fix $2200+ worth of damage incurred on August 9. At least the other driver admitted fault and she has insurance, that is paying for the repairs.
Eventually I will put a new grille in Rawhide (my crew cab) but for now the one it has is okay. One currently in the Burb is busted up....
 

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Well, my son turned 16 a few weeks ago and he’s been enjoying his “new” ‘99 K1500. The ol’ girl turned out really nice and so far he’s done a great job of keeping it clean inside and out.
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I personally love the throwback 92-95 centercaps on the stunningly clean saw blade wheels! The 96-99 should've been smooth.

Also, I'm seeing the aftermarket stereo and the factory slave CD player... there is a pocket available to replace said (now non functional?) OE CD player. It was one of the first things I replaced on my '95. And having that pocket is perfect for storing a pair of shades!
 
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I personally love the throwback 92-95 centercaps on the stunningly clean saw blade wheels! The 96-99 should've been smooth.

Also, I'm seeing the aftermarket stereo and the factory slave CD player... there is a pocket available to replace said (now non functional?) OE CD player. It was one of the first things I replaced on my '95. And having that pocket is perfect for storing a pair of shades!
When looking at OBS pics he noticed the older trucks have the simulated lug nuts and liked them, so we ordered a nice set off of eBay. It’s surprising how opinions vary on these caps. He’s had a few people tell him that they hate the earlier caps and others prefer them.

He’s a 16 year old kid, and he’s done a few things to make it his own. He went with the state flag as front license plate which is super popular with the young folks here, though I personally would have chosen something else. He preferred the older caps and preferred the look of it without the toolbox. He also added the black bed rail caps, which I do like. The PO removed the side trim and he likes it better without it. I suggested he at least put the 1500 emblem on the door, but he likes the clean look without it.
I’m trying to not get too involved and I want to let him make it his own, but I’m so glad he’s not into the squatting, godawful huge rim thing!
 

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Well, my son turned 16 a few weeks ago and he’s been enjoying his “new” ‘99 K1500. The ol’ girl turned out really nice and so far he’s done a great job of keeping it clean inside and out.
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That big smile says it all, that's what our trucks are all about.
 
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