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Old 10-21-2002, 11:23 AM
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Does Chevy put the Dura Max in the Suburban 2500? Why dont they put it in the GMC Yukon XL????

I would rather have the Yukon or the Suburban. I don't really like the lines on the Excursion. I like the Yukon the best, but diesel is much better for towing.

Whats the deal?? Can you get a Yukon, or Suburban 2500 with a Duramax?
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Old 10-21-2002, 12:53 PM
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FORD is releasing a new 5 speed automatic designed just for the new 6.0 engine. I'm just waiting for it's release in January.
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Old 10-21-2002, 01:18 PM
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Now that would be a sweet ride, a Yukon XL Denali with a Dmax.
I don't think that would happen , it would price it's way right out of existence.
I'm sure it would be over 50k, not too many people are going to dish that out.
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I would.....

Please please please please GM build a Suburban with a diesel. I couldn't live with myself driving an Excursion with a Powerstroke, but they are making it the only choice. Anyone heard any info on if they are ever going to build one? Supposedly the frame rails are 2 narrow to fit the diesel. Anyone else heard that?
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Madmax,
Now that you brought that up I remember hearing something like that ,it was either frame rails , trans tunnel or fire wall.
whether it's true or not I don't know.
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Correct me if i am wrong but i looked at a GMC with the duramax about 1 year ago and i think i remember it being about 4kand some change MSRP, yesterday i look and it is over 5K
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Guys, Have you seen the power update through the several different performance websites? For about $800 , you can add approx> 90 hp and up to 250 lbs. of torque to the duramax. It has 4 different performance levels in the module. That would put the duramax at need 400 hp and about 750 lbs of torque. Sounds like a hoss. The web sites are under duramax performance in the search area.
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Old 10-22-2002, 08:33 AM
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We have the '01 D/A ext. cab dually. No warranty issues, tows like crazy. Towed the Formula from north of Toronto, Ontario Canada to West Palm Beach FL, straight through 75 mph, 12000# on $170 U.S. in fuel. I challenge anyone to beat that for fuel economy. The Mrs. towed through the Virginia Mountains with the cruise on through the night and never slowed down. Scared the hell out of me too when I woke up.
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Hey Street, My buddy Karl has a 2002 that he just got that 4 stage chip for! HOLY COW what a difference!!! I thought the truck was fast stock! On the way to the factory last weekend he was towing his Powerquest 380 home. He said soeone tried (And i stress the word tried here ) to pass him up on the right in the mergeing lane. He saw them coming and gave it some gas off the line and broke the tires loose in posi! Let off and rolled a few feet and got back on it....same thing! Tried again to gain some ground and he's moving about 15-20mph........broke em loose again!!! And that was in stage two!!! Stage 4 is the balls to the walls performance and its like someone grabs you from the back seat and pull ya when he gets on the gas!! I am beyond impressed with this motor!!
Oh and today he's installing a gauge pillar with EGT and boost gauges.....and an exhaust brake from Banks.....he allready has a banks cat-back on it and he changed teh tries to 265's. Oh and he replaced the headlights with true HID systems! Very sweet!
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