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Daryl Z71

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Daryl Z71 last won the day on March 28 2018

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About Daryl Z71

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  • Birthday 10/20/1987

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    2006 Silverado Z71

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  1. So at some point someone had installed the wrong shifter in this truck. It’s supposed to have the GMT900 style shifter with the manual gear selection button. Someone put the GMT800 style shifter in it for some odd reason. I bought the correct shifter as well as a new boot, and now everything works exactly as it should again.
  2. I’m going to start on rebuilding the entire front steering and suspension. I’m just going to gather all the parts I need and then tear it down and do it all at once. I bought some brand new AcDelco brake calipers a few weeks ago for the front. I painted and clear coated them yesterday.
  3. So I picked up a new project a few months ago, a 2006 2500HD LBZ Duramax with the 6 speed Allison. Truck has over 330k miles on it and needs a lot of work honestly, but I feel like I got it for a good price so I’m happy. Thankfully I can do the majority of work it needs myself.
  4. I usually wait 3 months but I read recently it's not necessary any longer...
  5. Not even the two I had without any major problems were flawless, but they were a lot better vehicles compared to the others.
  6. Got rid of my 2015 a month ago for issues with the 8 speed transmission. That was my last newer GM pickup, I've had six different ones over the years and have only had two that I didn't really have any problems with.
  7. Added an AEM CAI back in August as well.
  8. Also swapped out the tow hooks for some red ones from Rough Country.
  9. Just before winter I noticed that the truck wasn’t running like it should. Looked under the hood and noticed that it looked like the PCV valve was puking oil. My best guess was it was clogged since I had previously run CRC GDI cleaner through it twice to clean out the carbon/oil residue. So I decided to gather up everything I needed to perform a walnut blasting to the intake valves when spring came. Last weekend I was able to get this done. The valves weren’t as bad as I was anticipating, but either way I wanted them to be as clean as possible. The truck now idles almost completely smooth wh
  10. I have one sitting in my basement, but have not installed it yet. My transmission was replaced under warranty last year because it was hesitant to go into drive whenever the truck sat for 8 or more hours. It’s funny that they never installed a dipstick and use the excuse for it as people don’t need to do it themselves because they’ll screw up the transmission, but GM themselves can’t even get these transmissions right to begin with.
  11. I'm hoping they change where the lower fender meets the bumper. I think if they change the flow of that it will be a lot better looking truck.
  12. That is one good looking wheel/truck. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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