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    Default RedThunder from West Virginia

    Hey Gang! New to your forum, Just recently traded my 2007 F-150 for a new 2011 Chevy Silverado LT extended cab. The Ford was my Fathers until he passed away in April of this year. His truck was never drove the last 2 years of his life and when I got it, I put just over 1500 miles on it since April. With just over 12,000 miles on it to start, the motor let go, with anti-freeze and oil mixing, the mechanic said either bad seals or a crack block was the cause. With Warranty run out, I was lead to a sales man who did me right and took care of me with my 2011 Chevy Silverado with just 26, 000 on her. I knew my Dad would understand, if this would happen to him while he was alive. This is my 3rd truck and my 3rd bowtie I have ever owned. I enjoy the drive of my Chevy and hope to be around for a while on this forum.
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    Welcome to the G M T C ! Sorry about you loosing you Dad.


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    Congratulations on the new Chevy and welcome to GMTC. I am sorry for your loss and I am sure your dad would understand. He would probably be pissed that something fairly new with low miles would have that serious a problem.
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    Welcome to the Club!!!

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    Welcome to the club. Good looking truck, I'm sure your dad would approve.
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    2005 Chevy Silverado Z71 Crew Cab
    6" Skyjacker lift w/Edlebrock dual front remote resoviour shocks, single rear remote. Rancho skid-plate.
    17" x 9" M/T Classic Lock Wheels, 35" BFG A/T or M/T tires
    4.10 PercisionGears w/factory locker, T/A Performance rear-end cover
    Banks CAI intake, ported throttlebody, JBA coated headers, over-sized Magnaflow cats, Magnaflow cat back exhaust, Diablo tuned
    B&M aluminum deep transmission pan
    Warn brush guard w/Warn 9.5 XP winch, PIAA bulbs, Line-X bedliner, AWS Black tool chest, Extang tonneau cover
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    Hi, and welcome to the site! Sorry to hear about your loss!
    Eddie , 2000 Chevy Tahoe Z71 (old style)

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    Welcome from another WV that joined today

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    Quote Originally Posted by grape2 View Post
    Welcome from another WV that joined today
    Hey there we're practically neighbors, I'm in Beaver

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