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    you need to get some pics up of your new baby!!!
  2. The Silverado was a little large for pulling behind the motor home. It was a great truck and I do miss having all that room, but this new one is sure nice. A lot lighter than the other one. It has lots of power, also.
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    congrats on the new truck! why'd you downsize?
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    Thank you! Talk to you later.
  5. Thanks, I'll check it out!
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    They do make tonneau covers made for trucks with tool boxes and they are great! There are 3 different types that I know of. Here is the link to the site where I got mine. from the looks of your tool box the handles are high enough you shouldn't have a problem and now that I beat my problem I love it!

    The other ones are less expensive but I went with the ExtangRT because I liked the low profile and didn't want the snaps

    http://4wheelonline.com/GMCChevyExta...vers.2377.9994

  7. I've been "under the weather" for the last couple of weeks, but am feeling better now. I lost 10# in one week and it messes up your system to do it that fast. Hope all is well with you and your!
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    bob how ya been
    ???
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    Thanks, for whatever reason I was thinking that the other 5 quarts would come out but that is not the case lol

    Thanks bob!
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    oh Duh I get it, well im getting close to 4k so I have a little while
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About retired2001
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VietNam Vet / U.S. Army
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Canyon Lake, Texas
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Trucks & RVs & Traveling
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2010 Colorado Z71 Crew Cab
2007 Winnebago Adventurer
39' motor home

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2010 Z/71 Colorado C/C
Black 4X4 w/5.3L V8
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2007 Winnebago Adventurer
w/8.1L Chevy & Allison 6spd.
Canyon Lake, Texas

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Been awhile, so I'll update my progress.

by retired2001 on 03-22-2011 at 02:05 PM
I bought my truck to pull behind my motor home and as a daily driver. I now have the base plates (for towing); brake buddy wiring; tow lights wired; front windows tinted; i-pod hooked up to "XM1" via a "gateway". Now all I have to do is get myself in shape to drive to Oregon by May.
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New Truck!

by retired2001 on 01-06-2010 at 02:03 PM
Well, my wife let me go to the car dealer by myself and I drove home a new Colorado! It is a 2010 Z/71 Crew Cab 4X4 V8 and it is Black on Black! It had 3 miles on the "clock" and is definitely brand NEW! It also has the G80 w/4:10 gears. I will probably wish it had 3:73s, but it sure has plenty of "get up and go"! I'll get some pic's when the weather clears up a little. Meanwhile I'll enjoy that "new truck" feel!
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Oil Change, again!

by retired2001 on 01-11-2009 at 07:21 PM
Well, I went by O'Rilleys and bought a new Fram oil filter and a quart of Royal Purple. I was supposed to change the filter after 4000 miles, but it got streached to 5500. My son came by and pulled the oil filter and put on the new one, added a quart of RP and hauled off the old stuff. Looks like I need to buy one more quart, to top it off. Good for another 4000 miles!!!
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Another oil change plus "State Inspecton"

by retired2001 on 10-17-2008 at 07:15 PM
Well I had to have the truck inspected and I had the oil had the oil changed at the same time. I was going to go back to Mobil 1, but there was only $7 difference to stay will Royal Purple. I'm good til the next oil change and it only cost me $94.45! Oh well, oil is cheaper than PARTS!
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Another Oil Change out of the way

by retired2001 on 08-01-2008 at 02:08 PM
I went to get my oil changed this morning and it only cost $32.99. This time they only changed the filter, lubed, svc'd and "topped off" the oil (1.5 qt.) of Royal Purple. You pay for the original oil change where they change out all of the oil and filter and svc. After that every 4000 miles you change filters and "top off" the oil. I've gone through 8000 miles now and have not seen any real improvement over the Mobile 1 I was running. I will probably go back to Mobile 1

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