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    Have a 2007 Chevy Avalanche - all stock, 5.3L, 4x4. Looking for MPG and some power increase. What does everyone think about Gibson cat back single exhaust w/ cold air intake or other options?

    Have a 2002 Chevy Suburban, 5.3L, 4x4 w/ 116K on it. Have intermit front brake ABS related engagement/grinding. Brake pads are fine and shop says they can not obtain any fault codes - what's the problem?

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    Welcome to the club. For more MPG's I would switch all the fluids (engine,transmission and axles) to synthetics. Exhaust are all about the same as far as MPG's and H/P. Its a personal thing with the sound of them. Sorry can't help with the brakes but I'm sure someone on this site can.

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    welcome aboard!
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    Welcome to the club! Keep us posted on your brake problem and solution.

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    Welcome!!!


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    welcome to the site... most things that add hp to your truck when drivin nicely will also increase mpg

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    The front speed sensors need to be replaced. And hubs cleaned where they mount

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    Welcome to the club Sapper
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    Do you know if I had both a cold air intake and cat back exhaust -does the computer need to be adjusted or will it work fine w/o any adjustments? Also anyone have ideas on which is better - drop in K&N filter or add a cold air intake kit?

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