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  1. We don't like our Avalanches.....we LOVE them,...

    We don't like our Avalanches.....we LOVE them, and I have for years... it wasn't a direct trade from the '06 Colorado to a '12 Avy.....my '06 Colorado after 10 long months was traded in late '06 for...
  2. Traded my Colorado W/T for a '12 Avalanche my...

    Traded my Colorado W/T for a '12 Avalanche my wife's Trailblazer for a '13 Avalanche.....the Colorado never was much good for hauling large items, poor to mediocre ride, underpowered when loaded and...
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    Excessive oil consumption 5.3 Al engines with AFM -TSB issued

    I've traded my older Tahoe and Avalanche for newer '12 and '13 Avalanches even though the vehicles were running fine because I didn't want to run into oil burning issues in the future out of...
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    I love it! Found out about a replacement unit...

    I love it!

    Found out about a replacement unit on one of these board.AlphaTherm makes an upgrade exact replacement unit for the original GM heated washer units removed under recall. So I finally...
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    I guess it is whatever works best with the least...

    I guess it is whatever works best with the least amount of effort......I was fairly greyed and the Mothers darkened it only with a lot of scrubbing and it was never a completely uniform...
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    2012 with painted sail

    No reason to wait for the 2013 Black Edition to save $1500. which is a just a 2012 with $25. emblem. The '12 had a $5K rebate plus owner loyalty plus they were hot to trot the last '12 Avy out the...
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    2012 with painted sail

    Just bought a black 2012 Avalanche LT manufactured Mar '12 and the wife gets the old 07. The 12 came with a smooth finished sail, saddlebags and tailgate spoiler painted in the same black gloss...
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    Recalled heated windshield washer

    Anyone still have one of these installed? I've got at least 7 recall notices on this that they want to remove it and give me $100. compensation. They claim that it could start a fire (melted...
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    Made a mistake in my last post......Product is...

    Made a mistake in my last post......Product is called Bondo Restore BlacK.......and it still looks good after 15 month without a wash or wax......still acceptable but slight grey streaking like...
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    Used Bondo Back to Black gel on the sail on my...

    Used Bondo Back to Black gel on the sail on my Avalanche in April as per my previous post.....including the area over the top of the 3rd brake light which weathers really badly. Truck is not...
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    Sound like using heat to slightly melt the top...

    Sound like using heat to slightly melt the top layer of plastic to remove surface oxidation may work, but I don't like to use anything more powerful than a hair dryer (to remove or replace stick on...
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    See a lot of Avalanches with fading black sails...

    See a lot of Avalanches with fading black sails and trim.

    My 2007 Avalanche (no cladding) is not garaged and the black plastic on the rear sail takes a beating from the Sun. It turns white on the...
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    The 2011 Tahoe, and I believe all 2011 Chevys,...

    The 2011 Tahoe, and I believe all 2011 Chevys, specifies only dexos 1 synthetic oil or equivalent.....Mobil 1 is certfied as meeting these specs on the GM site. Probably the factory fill.....first...
  14. I keep getting the notices on my '07 Avalanche,...

    I keep getting the notices on my '07 Avalanche, and I have no intention of removing it. Mine has worked great for the past 4 years. It's worth more than $100 and an empty hole in the dash to have...
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