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    Default 2001 silverado hd 6.0

    Im looking at the title mentioned truck with 111,000 miles and was wondering what a realistic expectation is on engine/ truck life. I know the tranny is probably the only concern but does anyone know how long a well maintained 6.0 usually lasts considering most people only buy 3/4 and ton trucks to tow and haul. any info is appreciated thanks
    2006 Silverado 2500HD, 6.0 Vortec, rhino spray in bed liner, LT package, westin step bars,true dual exhaust
    Mods to come: dixie horn, blacked out bowtie, recon smoked cab lights, recon led brake bar.
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    MY buddy had 264K on his, he got it with 60K. and it has pulled its entire life. its an 03.. hes never had to do a tranny either.. Still runs great.
    Mike

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    The 2001-2003 Silverado won the best pickup truck award from Car and Driver magazine and the 2001 Heavy Duty model won Motor Trend magazine's truck of the year award. They are made to last.
    2003 Silverado 2500HD 6.0L Vortec V8
    2" Body Lift
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    Skyjacker Hydro 7000 Shocks
    Skyjacker Steering Stabilizer
    35" Tires with 20" American Racing Rims
    Velocity Cold Air Intake
    Billet Throttle Body Spacer
    BBK Performance Headers
    MBRP Cat-Back Exhaust System
    DiabloSport Predator- Soon to be tuned by Diablew

    "Soon to be leveling-kit"

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