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    Default Old Brake Fluid!

    I would've taken pics, if I wasn't so greasy and dirty at the time, but man... my brake fluid was nasty!!! I bought new fluid to do the suburban, since it is one of the last fluids that came with the truck when I bought it in fall 2011 (still need to change the coolant and transfer case, too). I emptied the reservoir to wipe the thing clean, since a light film of gunk often builds up on the interior walls. When I went to wipe, I noticed giant, thick piles of goo, like river bottom silt or sludge! This thing was holding maybe a tablespoon or two of sludge in it!

    After a good cleaning, I asked my 6 yr old son if he wanted to help work on the truck with me. He was eager, so I had him pump, while I opened and closed the bleeder valves. He was excited, and so was I... it is so much fun working on automobiles with your boy!!!
    Last edited by janikphoto; 07-08-2012 at 10:36 PM.
    I like you.

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    want to do mine next?! LOL

    "If you're not living life on the edge, You're taking up too much space"

    "Truck Norris"
    - 2008 TX Edition Silverado
    - McGaughy's 4/5 Drop Kit
    - Apline Type R 10s & Amp
    - Pioneer 6 Disc Touchscreen Deck
    - Nightmare Breed Motorsports custom tune
    - Custom 3" dual exhaust through x-pipe dumped at axle
    - Airaid CAI
    - Badges and molding removed, roll pan, Truxedo roll-up cover (compliments of GMTC!), 3pc billet grille, factory fogs upgrade
    "Kristine" - 1991 Nissan 240sx
    - Cut to pieces, LS build pending

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    Quote Originally Posted by 08_rado_rocker View Post
    want to do mine next?! LOL
    If you were closer, I would! My little helper and I are quite a team!!! Well... I would, assuming your truck sits as high as mine. I'm an inch higher than the stock 4x4, and I could just slide under and open the bleeders without taking any wheels off or pulling out jacks and stands. Piece of cake! The only extra effort was power washing anything that got brake fluid on it. That stuff will eat through paint pretty quick!
    I like you.

  4. #4

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    haha... im far from decent ride height. 2 inches lower and 5 inches lower in the back vs stock 2wd height

    Just noticed you're in Dallas. Have you seen where Steve was trying to get a DFW meet going in august?

    "If you're not living life on the edge, You're taking up too much space"

    "Truck Norris"
    - 2008 TX Edition Silverado
    - McGaughy's 4/5 Drop Kit
    - Apline Type R 10s & Amp
    - Pioneer 6 Disc Touchscreen Deck
    - Nightmare Breed Motorsports custom tune
    - Custom 3" dual exhaust through x-pipe dumped at axle
    - Airaid CAI
    - Badges and molding removed, roll pan, Truxedo roll-up cover (compliments of GMTC!), 3pc billet grille, factory fogs upgrade
    "Kristine" - 1991 Nissan 240sx
    - Cut to pieces, LS build pending

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