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    Default Craigslist is AWESOME! Replaced my broken leaf spring and shackle for $40!!!

    If any of you are not checking out craigslist for good used wheels, bumpers, and many other parts, you might be missing out. My 2001 1500 Silverado is an 11-year rust-belt transfer to Las Vegas, and has lots of rust issues. This week, it snapped both the leaf spring and the shackle on the right side. It took me about a 1/2 hour to find a parting out 2004 Silverado, and the owner was happy to give me the already-removed spring and shackle for $40, in great shape with no rust and no cracks in rubber bushings. The non-jobber dealer price on these parts is over $500, with an install of $250 to $400. It took me about 3 hours alone in my garage to get it done, but it's back like it should be, thanks to CL. If you don't mind turning a wrench and getting a bit dirty, craigslist is a great source for parts.
    Las Vegas, NV...2001 Silverado 1500 LT Z71 Stepside X-cab, 171,000 miles, 5.3, cat-back duals, leveling kit, 3.73, 17" rims, more to come...

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    Man you got to love craigslist, I keep my eye to see if anything I want and is cheap ever comes up. The only problems with craigslist to me is there is so much useless junk to look through if you are browsing through parts and sometimes the people can seem sketchy lol
    2002 Chevy Silverado & 1995 Ford Bronco

    02 Silverado: 50K miles, 20" Motto Rims, Flowmaster 50 Series
    95 Bronco: 160K miles, 4" Superlift, 33/12.5/15 Mickey Thompson
    01 Civic: 75K miles, DD

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    Piermont,NY, back in Northern NJ now, But may be in IL soon....


    From tires to parts to getting side work I'm always on it....
    08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X

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    I like Craigslist a lot myself, I just put in the ad for local pickup only and I will NOT respond to e-mails. Amazes me that scammers try their BS and dolts fall for it.

    2013 Silverado LTZ White Diamond Crew Cab

    Advent OGM1 Navigation
    Husky Liners GearBox Underseat Storage
    Airaid MIT
    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

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