Folks, I've owned GM trucks for 25 years: a '93 GMC stepside regular cab, a '97 Chevy stepside regular cab Z-71, an '07 Silverado extended cab Z-71, and a '10 Silverado extended cab Z-71. These new trucks are, quite frankly, the butt-ugliest thing that I've ever seen on the road. I've loved all the GM trucks I've owned, but I recently pulled the trigger on an '18 F-150 SCREW XLT with the ecoboost 3.5 and FX-4 package. I'm not in love with the new Ford yet (and honestly wish I'd never traded my '10 Silverado), but I'm REALLY glad that I didn't buy a new Silverado or Sierra. What the hell were they thinking - or smoking - when they designed these things?
Like the title says, is there any way to add Bluetooth audio streaming capability to an OEM (non-Bose) head unit in a 2010 Silverado? As much as I'd love to swap out the stereo, I just can't justify spending the money on a 6-year old truck. Thanks in advance! Scott
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What he said. You can buy the vinyl on eBay if nothing else... I'd try a local sign shop first, though.
I have the Du-Ha brand in my 2010. It's great, and one advantage of the Du-Ha over some of the others is that it has a built-in gun rack. That works awesome for keeping the deer rifle stowed away in the truck during the season... out of sight, and legal for transport too!
I tow a pretty heavy travel trailer (about 7,500 pounds, about 1,000 pound tongue weight) with my Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Z-71 (6.2L, 3.42). In pursuit of a better towing experience, I installed the Addco swaybar recently. I had previously done some 1,500 pound overleaf helper springs to keep the truck level (I also have the 2" Rough Country leveling kit in the front). I haven't towed yet because life keeps getting in the way... All I can say at this point is "dang!" I really didn't expect my ride to be significantly compromised when empty, but you can definitely tell that it is much rougher. In fact, I'm even considering removing the sway bar! I actually don't tow that much, and I could put it back on when I'd be talking a longer trip. Anyone else have experience with this? Thanks, scott
I don't have any experience with it, but I did download and install OS 7 yesterday. So far, no observable change in the operation of Bluetooth or Siri. However, tell me more about how you get navigation over your truck speakers via Bluetooth. I'm intrigued.
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