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    Default Opinions on a Big Block 8.1 Suburban or Yukon XL

    Hello everyone,

    I'm looking into purchasing a 01-02 Suburban with the Big Block 8.1.
    Anyone out there got one?
    I hear they're thirsty for oil?
    I'm also not sure if they came with an Allison tranny or a 4l85E, maybe both were offered?
    Either way, BIGGER IS BETTER!
    But I'd still love to hear any feedback from anyone who's got one!!!!
    I've convinced my wife that it'll be better for towing our TT. (Laredo 303TG=7500#'s dry)
    I've found one ( by complete fluke ) right next door, a 2002 with 80,000 miles for $11k Canadian ( about $10k us )
    Any feedback is appreciated!!!!

    I'd love to add another 'burb to the family!
    Last edited by bluestreak94; 10-18-2010 at 06:57 PM.

    2004 Chevrolet Suburban
    5.3L
    1/2 Ton
    Spectre Cold Air Intake
    Flowmaster Series 40 exhaust with custom 5" stainless rig exhaust pipe out rear side
    Freshly rebuilt 4L60E with new Borg Warner HD 1-2 clutches and Z-pac 3-4 clutches
    3.73 Posi rear end with limited slip diff ( G80 :great: )
    Kool Vue OEM style towing mirrors

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