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Hey guys, I have an alternative solution to throw at ya. I drive a Suburban with the Vortec 5.7L and do not notice any lack of power. I've heard it's night and day between the Vortec and old 5.7...
Found a pic of my rims.
I love the change from stock to these and I found them pretty cheap.
As a side note to the lug pattern debate, I put the chrome 454SS rims on my Suburban and love the way it looks with 31x10.50 tires. I used to have the wheels that you have. I don't have a pic...
01-19-2009, 11:54 AM
Luckily my van is still under warranty. The dealer diagnosed a faulty BCM (body control module). Just a heads up for y'all van guys!
Van is still drivable but I do not have ABS until the part...
01-16-2009, 06:51 AM
I had this EXACT same problem with my 99, man was it aggravating! Glad you got it fixed!
BTW - Sorry I didn't read your post earlier and save you some heartache!
01-14-2009, 06:20 PM
We had to get the 12 passenger because child number 6 is on the way! We were way to cramped in a Suburban!
I can't wait til father's day, I'll have to buy it for myself for Valentine's!
I got a quote for 159, I think it's pretty reasonable!
What is a reasonable price for getting some striping done on my van that looks like bruiserman's...
Just the center striping...
01-14-2009, 08:10 AM
Thanks, seems like a good community with loads of resources!
01-14-2009, 07:35 AM
JCWhitney has them dirt cheap! They also have a sweet back up camera/GPS combo that I want!
01-14-2009, 07:30 AM
Tinted windows was a must in the South down here! Got that covered. I was thinking of maybe a bra for the hood, not the wraparound though.
01-14-2009, 07:26 AM
I have thought about wheels definitely. I'm not a big fan of aftermarket wheels, but I do like the ones off of the HD pickups. Right now it has factory steel wheels.
Pics will be going up in an...
01-14-2009, 07:24 AM
Two more posts and I'll be able to show some pics!
01-14-2009, 07:22 AM
11 years and counting active duty Air Force! I'm a tech school instructor at Keesler and love interacting with the guys out of BMT.
My '99 Suburban with the 5.7 is freakishly great, on a long trip averaging 70-73, I will get 19-20 mpg! In the city, it's drastically less at 13-14.
We just purchased our '07 Express Van with the...
01-14-2009, 07:03 AM
Just wanted to say real quick what a great looking site you have put together here!
My wife and I recently purchased a 2007 Chevy Express 3500 to replace our Suburban with 162,000...
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