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The new addition to the corral...

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by fabjunkie, Apr 1, 2007.

  1. fabjunkie

    fabjunkie 1/2 ton status

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    Well the Z was giving me problems and was about to go to the shop for the fourth time in a month and a half for the same problem. The wife was getting tired of it and said I HAD to get something new. :D Here's a little peek.

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    say its a 2500???:D
     
  3. fabjunkie

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    Unfortunately not. If I towed a lot, hell if at all, I would have definatly gone with the 2500.

    1500 2LT, 5.3, tow package, etc, etc. Everything I wanted but XM. 9 hours :rolleyes: and 2 dealerships later, I left with this.
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    One of my favorite features.
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    I had fun playing with and figuring out all the buttons today. :D This thing drives like a dream. It's a little rougher with the 20's, but IMO, they fill the wheelwells sooo much better than the 17's. I didn't really like these when they first came out, but it grew on me, even moreso now. Man, I really need to raise the front or drop the rear to even it out. :eek1:
     
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    That's super nice. What kind of power do they make now? I saw on TV the other night and they said they were the only company with a gas motor truck making over 300 hp and getting over 20 mpg.
     
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    It's at 315hp/338tq. I drove both the 3.42 and the 3.73 geared. Much to my surprise, the 3.42 felt peppier. That's what I ended up with. I probably would've gone the 3.73 route, but they didn't have one with the rest of the package I was looking for. Either way, it's no slouch.
     
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    the new trucks have really been growing on me and my Dad. Wouldn't be surprised if he gets one soon. And I vote for dropping the rear vs lifting the truck. 2wds are meant to sit low. Will really fill that rear wheelwell nicely if you drop it an inch or two.
     
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    time for a D60 swap and removal of that snow plo...eerrrr... bumper! :grin: :thumb:

    nice truck.

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    Thanks guys. Anyone know of any CK5 type forums other than fullsizechevy :rolleyes:?
     

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