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01-01-2014, 01:16 AM #1
GreenHorn in a Blue Chevy
Hi All ! nice to find this group. as a life long Chevy Lover I finally own a Brand New Sparkling Silverado. it took me to age 50 to get one but well worth the wait. actually its the first Brand New vehicle I have owned, heck I have never even owned a new bicycle in my life. my last truck, Blue 2001 Silverado 6.0 2500HD crew got totaled in a snow storm last month when a guy in a rice burner slammed into my FL wheel and pushed it into the frame, bending the frame. WOW have things changed in the past 12 years. there is a lot to learn about the new truck. now I have to get a new phone, mine still has a hinge and don't do that Bluetooth thingie with the radio. who would have thunk it ?
01-01-2014, 01:48 AM #2
01-01-2014, 06:40 PM #3
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Congrats on the new truck, sorry to hear the reason for it though.
New trucks have come along way.
Back in 2011 I moved from a 1999 truck to a loaded 2011, nothing the same between the two.
Blue tooth for the phone, dual zone digital temp control, heated seats, power everything, better horsepower ratings and better fuel mileage, yea new trucks are more like a family sedan with a bed and the ability to tow.
01-01-2014, 10:57 PM #4
Thank's Guys ! and a happy new year to ya, im off to a good start
01-02-2014, 04:13 PM #5
Welcome to the Club! Sorry to hear about the old truck but now you've got a great one.
01-08-2014, 10:11 AM #6
Welcome to the Club from VA!2012 Chevy Captiva Sport LT V6 (The Spanish Prison)
Cobra 19 Ultra II CB and some generic CB antenna.
55W 10000K HID High Beams (just to remind the wonderful citizens of Hampton that their High Beams are on)
[_] Exhaust [_]Subwoofers [_]More HID's [_]LED's [_]MORE LIGHTS!!! [_]Carr Light Bar w/ 3 or 4 in round off-road lights. [_]Black out Badges [_]Black out exhaust tips [_]Black out imitation skid plates on front and rear [_]Hopefully find a way to keep fogs, low beams, and high beams on at the same time
01-08-2014, 10:57 AM #7
Welcome to the site! Great looking new truck!Clint (TX) 2001 Silverado LS 4.8L auto 2wd ECSB [GARAGE]
Gasoline or gunpowder: If you ain't burning one, you ain't having fun!
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01-10-2014, 08:43 PM #8
Welcome to the club, how you like your 2014? I love mine.2014 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 4x4 | 2.5" level/lift | 275/70/18 Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac
01-12-2014, 11:14 AM #9
I'm getting used to her. I went from a 2500 to a 1500, the old 2500 seemed to have a smoother ride. that may be due to the 1500 having the Z71 package. or may be the old 2500 was just loose and broke in. I was actually thinking of going away from the ranchero shocks and see if that made any difference. other than that, I Love the looks and handling. I only had the truck a few weeks so i'm still finding new pros and cons. mostly I think its just me and what I'm used to. over all, it is a big change. kind of like when you change girlfriends, some things you miss from the old one, only because you just got used to her and her ways. then the new girl comes along and does things you didn't know about.
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