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    Ryan
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    Denver, Colorado
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    2018 Silverado 2500HD Duramax

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  1. Communicating your driving information to OnStar.
  2. Thanks for the info. I'm pretty sure then that it will be the .30 caliber. I'll double check when I pick the gun up tomorrow. the serial number indicates it is a 1st year production model (ser 7079) and they made 14,500 of them in 1894.
  3. Some vehicles are more prone to sludge than others. Regardless of what oil you use. There were a number of Toyota engines in the Camry and Corolla in the 2000-2010 range that had this issue, small oil passages were the cause from what I recall.
  4. Those were some of the best years of GM Trucks... the GMT-800 platform. Not perfect, but an awesome fairly reliable power train. (the 5.7L from the previous gen too) Do I think these trucks can last as long? Maybe, but don't have as good of a feeling about them. So much crap on them now to meet tight emissions standards and to squeeze every bit of fuel economy out of them that they can.. Which means the more things that can go wrong. Actions taken to reduce weight and cost of build, because the materials for the cost of build has gone up along with inflation and all that other stuff.
  5. While I like air horns, they take up space and too much work. There are louder electrical horns out there. search amazon and youtube to find the one you like best.
  6. Welcome. I have to say that out of all the trucks I have owned, my 99 Silverado and 05 Sierra were my favorites. That GMT-800 generation were good trucks. Not perfect, but comfortable and reliable.
  7. Howdy folks- I have recently purchased a early 1900s vintage Winchester model 1894 .30-30 rifle. I'm new to rifles so trying to learn what I can. My dad was handed down his fathers (my grandpa) 1930s vintage 1894, which he used to hunt deer back in the day. It has sat since the 1950s with a crack in the receiver/hammer area. I've handled this gun over the years, starting as a kid, but obviously never shot it. I liked the way it felt when I handled it and aimed it, and the lever and trigger action was surprisingly smoother than I expected. Which is why I decided to go ahead an
  8. prices won't go up so long as manufacturing continues and doesn't get shut down.
  9. When it comes to Diesels in these half tons, there doesn't seem to be any clear winner when it comes to as few of issues as possible.
  10. You can't do a DEF or DPF delete if you don't have the tuner/programmers needed, and the EPA shut down all the known tuners that were providing those.
  11. 10,000 miles? Cylinders, valves, and injectors have carbon deposits on them in as little as 3000 miles. It's a sad side affect of direct injection engines. Same with the oil in the intake. Very important to run good top tier fuel, as well as additives to address the carbon build up. This is the case in all modern direct injection engines. Regardless of manufacturer.
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