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    guess ill find out she runs better now actually... just gotta get the trans flushed, its got 95xxx and it hasnt been dont yet
    2000 GMC 1500
    Stepside
    5.3 Z71

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    Default Oil Wedge.

    Quote Originally Posted by 2COR517 View Post
    What's the oil wedge?
    The way I understand it (and I may be wrong), when the engine is not running, the crankshaft rests on the bearing. When you start your engine, the crankshaft climbs the bearing and pulls oil under it. Combined with oil pressure, the oil is wedged between the the bearing and crankshaft. Viola!
    '99 Silverado 1500,Z71,ext cab,5.3L,50 series Flowmaster, 3" exhaust.

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