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Old 07-23-2003, 02:46 PM
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Just dump the 6.0 and get the 7.3. I have 16,000 on my X and have had no problems. Oh, I almost forgot, 16,500 in a 3/4 ton Suburban is a ticking timebomb.
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Old 07-23-2003, 03:14 PM
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Warparty, is your truck 2 wheel drive? I have a 3/4 Suburban, 4.10 rear 4X4. I get 10 in mostly city driving, and 8 towing a 46 Black Thunder (around 16,500 with trailer and fuel). BTW, it pulls great!
No, it's 4 wheel drive. I was just thinking, maybe my odometer is different because I went up one tire size. There is a picture in the tow rig section if anyone cares.
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Old 07-23-2003, 04:16 PM
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I was a Ford guy in the early 90's, left and went to GMC in 92, get a new vehicle every year, and have been overall satisfied with the General. I have 2 2500 hd Duramax's not one problem on either, and just ordered a Ford 3500 dually crew cab with the 6.0 litre, I wish I could back out now.
I have two friends with the new ones, and if you have as good a luck with them as they have, you will be glad you did not back out.

I am simply blown away by the power. One of them drives the HELL out of his. He bought it from a dealer that did a complete 4 inch lift oversize tires and wheels and installed a chip and this thing is unbelievable!
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Chris, What is wrong with the boat that it is at a shop in Havasu?
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Old 07-23-2003, 04:31 PM
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Does anyone know which or what injectors I should be looking at. THanks Jeff
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Old 07-23-2003, 04:51 PM
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Chris, What is wrong with the boat that it is at a shop in Havasu?
We had an impellar let go a couple weeks ago out there. Plus Doug, at ALCO Marine, has been dialing in some props for us. I have been impressed with their service so far.

It's sad when the boat is more reliable than the tow vehicle. The Cig has been rock solid so far.
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Good to hear someone is finnally taking care of you instead of taking advantage!
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THANKS TROUTLY
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Old 07-23-2003, 05:00 PM
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Cig,

I thougth I saw a commmercial on TV a day or two ago that mentioned the 'burb was available with duramax power...was i seeing things??? might be worth investigating further...

here's an article i just found also...

http://www.autonews.com/article.cms?articleId=42395

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I've sold about 8 - 6.0's to my customers in the last 2 months. All have had bad idle quality problems related to ICP sensors. I don't beleive there is a true fix yet . I know when I picked up mine they had 16 program upgrades for the sensor and NON realy fixed it .....

One guys truck blows a huge cloud of smoke when started and runs REAL rough for a minute or two, then is OK.
Our's has a terrible idle and very little power off idle . WHen you get it wound up it is OK but no better then the 7.3's were power wise.

When they are right , they DO RUN !!

I've upgraded several now and even stock they are awesome !! CHip it and you better have your diaper on !

Best of luck to all of us ........
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