Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon Rear Air Bag Kit - GTC Lays Out A Rado
3. Then, we installed the...
3. Then, we installed the lower link bars and the lower shock-mounting brackets.
4a. After that, we installed...
4a. After that, we installed the upper 'bag crossmember, which was positioned directly over the lower 'bag bracket with the rear-end set at ride height.
5. Then, we removed the 10...
5. Then, we removed the 10 stock bolts, which held the differential cover in place and installed the GTC Fabrication wishbone differential bracket using the supplied Grade 8 bolts.
6. We removed the upper gas...
6. We removed the upper gas tank crossmember, including the crossmember mounts on the framerails. Then, attached the wishbone link to the differential bracket and the new upper gas tank crossmember. With the rear-end in its correct position, we used the gas tank's indention and attached the wish bone link to find the correct placement for the new crossmember.
7a. With the lower link axle...
7a. With the lower link axle tabs welded onto the rear end, parallel to the framerails, we set the lower link bars to 18.5 inches and marked the framerails to drill the holes to mount the lower link frame mount. The lower-link frame mount can also be welded on at this point.
8a. We ensured the upper shock...
8a. We ensured the upper shock crossmember was level and 1 inch from the top and side of the notch, then we welded it into place. The shock crossmember was built to be installed in a diamond shape with the tabs facing the rear of the vehicle.
9. And there you have it....
9. And there you have it. A completely installed GTC Fabrication Canyon/Colorado/I-370 five-link kit, laid out on 22-inch wheels, ripe, and ready for some road time.