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  1. #21

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    thanks guys. thank you everyone! im extremly happy with the truck so far. have just over a hundred miles on it, since I picked it up, and im averaging right at 15 mpg. thats almost all on post tho, 20-30 mph tops. im 4 cyl mode with the cruze on flat ground the DIC claims 26ish mpg. thats at about 40 mph.

    the old truck did 15.4 for a average. over a tank of gas. im hoping for mroe out of this one, but we will see. maybe with a cold air and a exhaust itll pick up a smidge. who knows.

    thanks again everyone.

    Alex


    2011 GMC Sierra SLE 5.3 Z71 4X4 Stealth Gray Metallic / 2004 Chevy Impala LS 3.8 Cappuccino

    Tow mirrors - Diablew Tuned - Flowmaster Regular 40 - Ready Lift 2.5' lift - BFG LT A/T K/Os - Carr Light Wing - TruckLite LED lights - Optima Red Top - 50% Front Window Tint - Line-X bedliner - Airaid MIT - Tekonsha P2 - ARS Billet Grill - Fia custom fit seat covers

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    just for giggles i looked at the dealer i bought the 11 from to see if they had my 05 listed yey, what do ya know, they do, and you can buy it for a cool 16k. not to bad of a markup considering the 13k they gave me for trade.

    http://www.vikingbpg.com/VehicleDeta...-MN/1745893623

    if you REALLY liked those rims I painted, here is your chance. lol. just thought id share this.

    as an update, took it on about a 40 mile trip, averaged right at 20 mpg on rolling ground with the A/C on.

    Alex

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    your old rims do look nice. But they should clean a truck before they put it up for sale.. Look at those wheel wells...
    08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X

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    I agree, it wouldnt have taken them 5 minutes to run it thru the car wash I KNOW they have there. I was rather amused they put the front air dam back on, I had taken it off and threw it in the bed when I traded it.

    a well, not my problem. maybe sgtsjj will drive down from up north and buy it!

    Alex

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    HAHA, funny you posted your old truck on here Alex. Anyone remember my red 06' Silverado I had before my Sierra? The dealer I traded it into did the same thing they did with your old truck. They put the front air dam back on as well as the nerf bars, washed and waxed it, and put it up for sale for an 'INTERNET SPECIAL' price of a low $14,999! I couldn't believe it. I only paid $10,800 for the truck when I bought it a year and a half earlier, and traded it to them towards my sierra for $11k. I can't believe dealer markup is so terrible. My truck was nice, but not THAT nice. I personally feel that your old truck is worth close to that ($16k), if someone knocked them down to around $14.5-15k, thats a heck of a truck. Just thought I'd share.

    EDIT: Just went to the dealer's site and I didn't see my old truck on there anymore! I hope to God someone didn't pay nearly $15k for a 6 year old 2wd V6 truck with 58k miles... but you never know..
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    09 Sierra SLT
    - Denali grille, black HALO headlights, smoked tails & brake light, 20% tint, Carbon fiber interior
    - Top Gun Customz 2.5" leveling kit, 305/55/20 Toyo Open Country AT's on GMC 20's
    - K&N 77 series cold air intake, Flowmaster super 10 series exhaust
    Next up: Smoked fog lights


    2000 Silverado Z71
    - 4" body lift, 315/65/16 Mastercraft Courser AT2 tires
    - Stainless steel Excalibur catback exhaust
    - Lots more to come!

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    Nice. You know trucks like ours look great even before mods are added.


    2011 GMC SIERRA CREW CAB 2WD W/5.3

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    i agree man. the color of our trucks just pops.

    Alex

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    as i told you before you made the right choice in the upgrade bud
    Go-Recon "xtreme" amber scanning tail gate light strip, Cobra ultra2 CB radio W/ 4 foot firestix antennas, dual exhaust with 40 series single in dual out muffler, 305/65R17 Mickey Thomson Baja ATZ on 17 inch Mickey Thompson Side Biters, 3 inch body lift

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    hey all, have another pic for ya, also gonna use this as the build thread for my truck....

    Alex
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    digging this thread up for additions later, maybe some pics tomorrow.

    animalyates its updating his, so it made me want to update mine.

    Alex

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