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  1. For Sale Price reduced to $250.

    Price reduced to $250.
  2. For Sale Diablosport inTune i-1000 - $280 w/ free shipping

    Selling my Diablosport inTune i-1000 for $280 w/ USPS Priority 2-day shipping.

    Comes with:
    -Box
    -USB cable
    -OBD II cable
    -Instructions

    Not accepting less than $280. Only accepting PayPal....
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    What difference do you notice and how big of a...

    What difference do you notice and how big of a difference is it?
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    Ok well that's good to know. I SeaFoamed it back...

    Ok well that's good to know. I SeaFoamed it back to back so it should be nice and clean. I think I'm just going to give up and accept the fact that this truck is not going to give me the kind of...
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    I did take it for a drive and nothing... I...

    I did take it for a drive and nothing...

    I seafoamed it again but this time work the spray through the throttle body. Sprayed am entire can through and then shut it off. Went to take a shower and...
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    You'd think that people would use the smoke as an...

    You'd think that people would use the smoke as an indicator that it was working. Regardless of what your neighbors think about your smoking truck...
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    Seafoamed the Av

    So today I decided to Seafoam the Av to see if that would help out with the gas mileage. I put about 1/3 of a can through the brake booster vacuum line and shut it off for about 15 minutes. When I...
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    Thanks for the info! I would love to get mileage...

    Thanks for the info! I would love to get mileage like that!

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    Took the truck to the dealer today. They said they checked everything and it all seemed fine. maybe the truck is...
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    brand new Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza filled at...

    brand new Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza filled at 36 psi approx.

    I appreciate all of the responses. Maybe the truck is just THAT BAD on gas. My 2011 Silverado averaged 16 mpg and I thought that...
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    That might be the next thing to do after I take...

    That might be the next thing to do after I take it to the dealer. It's under warranty and I want them to see if there are any recalls or TSBs applicable to it and see if they can find anything wrong...
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    5.3L. I keep the rpms under 2000.

    5.3L. I keep the rpms under 2000.
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    No codes. I even check every once ina while. -...

    No codes. I even check every once ina while.

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    what did you think of those plugs? Pretty dirty?
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    Poor MPG. New plugs, wires next?

    Hey all,

    My Avalanche has been averaging around 12 MPG per tank. It's 4x4 with 3.73s, stock ride height, with Diablo 87 octane tune, and a K&N CAI. I made sure I reset the computer by...
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    Going from a Z71 Silverado to the Avalanche I was...

    Going from a Z71 Silverado to the Avalanche I was able to notice the difference. It felt like a much smoother ride going over bumps and such. I do miss the gas mileage I got with the Silverado,...
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    Silverados have leaf springs and Avalanches have...

    Silverados have leaf springs and Avalanches have coil springs (I believe). This allows for a much smoother ride in the Avalanche but towing capacity suffers as a result. Getting airbags for the rear...
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    Update: I brought it by the dealer and they...

    Update:

    I brought it by the dealer and they looked at it. It turns out there was a bad connection on cylinder 6's fuel injector and that's what was causing those trouble codes. They repaired the...
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    It doesn't have any LED bulbs in it and I did get...

    It doesn't have any LED bulbs in it and I did get a CARFAX. Everything checked out. I brought it by Advance Auto Parts today just to see what their code reader would say and I got the following...
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    Rough idle and shifting, loss of power - 2008 Avalanche

    Hey all,

    Just traded in my 2011 Silverado for a 2008 Avalanche LT 4x4 w/68k miles.

    I have had it for less than a day and so far the problems I've had are:
    1) Service stabilitrac
    2) Service...
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    Sticky: At first this hurt my brain but once I broke...

    At first this hurt my brain but once I broke everything down it became very simple. Great formula!




    Thanks!
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    Sticky: I think 4.10 is probably going to give you the...

    I think 4.10 is probably going to give you the best of both worlds. You have a low gear ratio but not so low to kill highway gas mileage.

    I have, however, seen some people put lifts and giant...
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    Sticky: Sounds right to me. One thing I want to point...

    Sounds right to me. One thing I want to point out is your gear ratio still stays the same no matter what unless you actually change it. If you have 4.10 then changing your tire size isn't going to...
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    Sticky: Without a doubt you helped your towing capacity....

    Without a doubt you helped your towing capacity. And going from 29.5" to 32" tires isn't THAT substantial. I have a friend who went from his stock approx 30" tires to 35" then to 37" all with a 3.42...
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    Sticky: I've been researching and trying to figure out a...

    I've been researching and trying to figure out a way to answer this but it appears that "effective gear ratio" is determined using different tire sizes.

    Honestly, if I were calculating it I would...
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    Sticky: Effective Gear Ratio

    Hey all,

    Just wanted to give you guys a quick class on "effective gear ratio". Effective gear ratio is your gear ratio after you've changed your tire size. I'll give you a couple of examples of...
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    The don't always run the VIN when they make an...

    The don't always run the VIN when they make an offer on your trade... A dealer mistaked my 4x4 Ram 1500 Hemi for a 2WD...
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