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01-22-2013, 08:45 PM #11
1995 Silverado 4x4
6" BDS Suspension Lift-3" Body Lift-Add A Leaf in rear -Trailmaster SSV Shocks-Duel Steering Stabilizer Kit -AirAid Cold air intake-
4.56 Gears with Detroit Auburn Locker-Pro-Comp Traction Bars with duel shocks-Aluminum Skid Plate Kit-38.5" x 16.5" Mickey Thompson Baja Claws-Constant Dropping fuel gauge
2005 Yukon XL Jet Power Programmer, Bilstein Shocks, Bilstein rear springs, Helwig Anti-sway bars, EGR Window Visors, EGR Hood Shield, Denali Headlights, Headlight harness upgrade, GE NightHawk Bulbs, White Night Rear lighting system, Russell Braided SS brake lines, PowerStop Brake pads, PowerStop cross drilled and Slotted Rotors, http://www.gmtruckclub.com/forum/sho...5-GMC-Yukon-XL
2002 Silverado ext cab 2wd (Sold)
2003 Yukon XL (Totaled)
01-22-2013, 08:52 PM #12
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Another 350 hitting insane miles...
1996 Chevy Tahoe LT 5.7L V8 4X4 205,000+ miles. Built proudly at Janesville Assembly in Janesville, Wisconsin
Basic mods: Lights all over, bunch of electrical work, and a couple cooling mods.
Check out my other mods in My Garage: http://www.gmtruckclub.com/forum/sho...t-Tahoe-4-Door
01-22-2013, 10:06 PM #13
I change it every 3k... For some reason, my truck will read "Change engine oil" even before the 3k miles...00 Chevy Tahoe LT, 5.3 4x4
01-23-2013, 02:30 PM #14
I was tossing around the idea of changing the oil every 8K miles, but changing the filter every 4K miles.
I did not change the oil the day I got the truck, but every new vehicle I have ever had I have changed the oil at 1K miles and then 5K after that.
As far as checking the oil color, unless the oil is the consistency of tar, you cannot judge the oil by its color or looks.
2013 Silverado LTZ White Diamond Crew Cab
Advent OGM1 Navigation
Husky Liners GearBox Underseat Storage
EGR Rail Caps
K&N Air Filter
Flowsound 40 Muffler
Hypertech Max Energy Tune (only top end limiter removed and AFM disabled)
Chrome Tailgate Handle Cover
TonnoPro HF-155 Tonneau Cover
WeatherTech Front and Rear Splash Guards
Husky Liners X-Act Contour Floor Liners
WeatherTech Side Window Deflectors
01-23-2013, 03:06 PM #15
01-23-2013, 04:14 PM #16
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x2 on what Pikey said about the timing chains, I have heard that before but don't know how valid it is.
01-23-2013, 05:14 PM #17
01-23-2013, 06:16 PM #18
How is it way over kill? I have 13/14 year old tahoe with 155k on it. I don't use synthetic either. Its costs me 20/25 bucks every 3ish months... Big freakin deal...
01-23-2013, 06:53 PM #19
If you like changing the oil in your Tahoe, go ahead, it's still way overkill.
01-23-2013, 07:08 PM #20
I've been changing oil every 3k for every single one of my cars/trucks/motorcycles since I began owning them. And the way I see it, it never caused any problems by changing it too often. Its cheap enough, so why not?
You did create this thread to get people's opinions right? Not to call anyone who doesn't agree with you "OverKill"
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