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Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 Owners

This discussion is for owners of the Silverado 1500.

KarenS
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Owner's Clubs

Karen-Edmunds Community Manager

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  • mledtjemledtje Posts: 1,123
    So I guess I'm it.

    Mike L

    1999 Silverado 4x4 4.8L 5spd Reg Cab Longbed

    Average mpg - 15.4 w/pop up camper installed

    Longest trip 13,000 miles to Alaska and back to California via Iowa.

    Later
  • ryanbabryanbab Posts: 7,240
    you had to go an do it didnt you?

    Well just to let you all know i got this whole thing (club) started

    Thanks Karen !!!
  • mledtjemledtje Posts: 1,123
    Why didn't you tell me you wanted to be 1st? I waited almost a half and hour after it was setup!

    Mike L
  • mpalombompalombo Posts: 186
    Hello everybody,

    Ryan, Thanks for getting this setup.

    Mark
  • ryanbabryanbab Posts: 7,240
    i dont care that you went first

    i didnt know it was setup till i got back and had an email from karen. I talked to her about a wk ago to get this going

    hopefully many more people will be over here soon.
  • ricobeachricobeach Posts: 29
    Hey everyone,

    What are we supposed to talk about in this discussion that isn't covered in the others?

    Rico
    2000 Ext Cab, 4.2L, Auto, A/C, and tons of warranty work!
  • dallas75dallas75 Posts: 72
    Hey folks, been awhile. Thanks for getting this set up Ryan.

    Jerry M. 1999 Z-71, 5.3, Blue/Silver 24,000 somewhat trouble-free miles.
  • valkyvalky Posts: 21
    or is that another number?!? I guess that's for another forum.

    Nice job Ryan, I've been wondering when our own owners club was going to pop-up.

    Valky
  • ryanbabryanbab Posts: 7,240
    Pics of my truck are at


    http://www.picturetrail.com/ryanbab


    in case no one has seen em


    Ryan

  • 2001 Silverado Extended cab, Deep Green, Rhino Bed Liner, Husky ToolBox, DeeZee Rail Caps, DeeZee Stainless Steel Wheel well moldings, and Just getting started! oh and 2987 miles
  • bettisphbettisph Posts: 2
    Had the update done on transmission shifting and wish I had the old shifting back. Anyone hear of an update that would do that from GM?
  • michgndrmichgndr Posts: 160
    Just checking in.
  • jaguar0027jaguar0027 Posts: 387
    2001 Silverado Ext Cab 4x4 5.3 Pewter...

    1500 miles and lovin it so far...

    Jim
  • chuck2001chuck2001 Posts: 3
    Hi everybody.
    My truck's a 2001 ext. cab LS, Medium Charcoal Grey Met. w/5.3L, 3.73 rear end, locking diff. It's got deep tinted windows all around (except the windshield).

    It's not a 4x4, so what do you call it, a 4x2 or a 2x4?
  • rchrisliprchrislip Posts: 8
    My trucks the same as yours except it is a 2000. I have just begun shopping for a dual exhaust system fot it. So far I have found a Gibson split rear system that will run about $360 from a catalog. I just want something a little BEEFY and not too loud. Have you researched this yet?

    Thanks

    Ron
  • chuck2001chuck2001 Posts: 3
    No, I haven't checked into an aftermarket exhaust. Thought I'd wait until it's paid off sometime next year, before starting to add "extras". I did however, just get the driver and passenger side windows tinted to match the rear and rear-side windows deep tinting. I found out in March that I have skin cancer, and the tinting I had put on at Ziebart is supposed to block out many of the sun's UV rays.
  • obyoneobyone Posts: 8,065
    you will regret it.
  • truck96truck96 Posts: 22
    I bought this truck new in 96 had lots of rear end seal leak trouble, the one where the pinion shaft stick through, dealer replaced it 2 times and then wasn't long later the gears went to roaring guess what he overtigtened the pinion crush sleeve but i guess after new gears the 3rd time was the charm no more troubles. I have 56,000 miles on this truck and no problems yet but since day one there has been some ticking noise on the first startup every day i here gm had to much clearance on the bearings i just hope she will hang on till 200,000. Any of you guys have the ticking noise on startup.
    Later
    Greg
  • rchrisliprchrislip Posts: 8
    Thanks for the info Chuck and Obyone. After checking some mufflet shops here in Hampton,
    it looks like most of them offer a Flowmaster system anywhere from $255 to $400. Also some dude at Mizer said I didn't need a muffler as long as I have a Cat. Conv. but he would put on a turbo muffler and pipes for about $280. Some also offer a Vortec system and Midas (most expensive) has a Raven system. So I guess I may go with the Flowmaster, I don't know what series yet, I heard that a 70 series is pretty quiet, maybe a 50 will do.

    Ron
  • obyoneobyone Posts: 8,065
    If you do go with the Flowmasters, check this site out. The Flow owners have added a Venturi to their Flowmaster system with great results. Course you could skip the Flows and go with the whole PV system.


    http://209.35.112.209/performance/messages/118236.html


    http://www.pvmufflers.com/id24.htm

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