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    whats up guys my name is chris. i just picked up a 1998 chevy 1500. its extended cab Z71. the guy i got it from took damn good care of it. paint is great interior is amazing and runs great. i got it for 4000 bucks. i am not new to working on vehicals i an a mechanic myself and im not new to moding i have owned plenty of LT1, and LS1 camaros and trans am, but i have never messed with this 5.7 vortec and looking for any tricks or free mods that can be done. also i was told the plugs from the factory are double platnum and like 7 bucks apiece is that true.

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    Welcome to the club,Chris. Run the factory a/c delco plug. There platnums and you can find them for less than $7.00 each.

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    Welcome aboard.
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    Hi, and welcome to the site!
    Eddie , 2000 Chevy Tahoe Z71 (old style)

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    Welcome to the GMTC !


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    Welcome chris!
    [/SIGPIC]2009 Chevy Silverado LT 1500 EXT CAB 4X4 Vortec 4.8L SFI,K&N air filter,Weathertech Floor Liners ,Weathertech Stone/Bug Deflector, Line X Spray On Bedliner, TruXport Rollup Tonneau Cover, Molded Mudguards, Viper 5701 LE 2 way Security Alarm/Remote Starter, Xm Satelite Radio,BILSTEIN 5100 rear shocks,BILSTEIN 5100 front levelling shocks,READYLIFT 2" rear lift blocks,Goodyear Wrangler Territorys -265/70R 17"

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    Welcome!!!


    Mike (Denver, CO) - 2008 Sierra 1500 Z71 SLE 5.3L 4WD

    SUSPENSION: Rancho 4" Suspension Lift; Rancho RS9000XL Shocks; Rancho Skid Plates; Rancho MyRide Wireless Shock Controller;
    TIRES:
    BFG All Terrain KO 315/70/17
    DRIVE TRAIN: 4.56 Gears; Detroit TrueTrac Differential; True Cool 40k Transmission Cooler
    PERFORMANCE: DiableSport Predator Tuner; Custom Tuned by Diablew; Magnaflow Exhaust; AFE Cold Air Intake
    ELECTRONICS: Kenwood DNX6180 Touchscreen; Subthump box w/10" Kicker; Driver Information Center (DIC); Rear View Camera
    ACCESSORIES: Westin Brush/Grill Gaurd; Westin Nerf Bars; Truxedo Tonneau; 20% Tint; Tow Mirrors w/Heat & Signals

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    welcome!! throw up some pics so we can see your ride!!


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