i was just wondering how these trucks are i have owned a 96 1500 and had some issues with it. but looking at the 5.3L i like it but does anyone out here have anything bad to say about them and please be honest. i want to be a truck guy again. but with out most of the problems. oh and what kinda MPG are ya getting with them. my buddie has a 07 and he says he is getting like 13 MPG.