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Finally bought 1 - hello from Great Britain

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by punkieys17, Dec 19, 2007.

  1. punkieys17

    punkieys17 New Member

    Hi Guys,

    after years of wanting a 'burb I managed to find a US serviceman willing to sell before he finished his tour.

    So just bought a 2003 Gold 1500LT - great condition - bar the normal steering clunk !! - but thats just a few hours away from being cured with a replacement shaft.

    I've got 3 children and we used the truck to drive half way down France in the Summer - 15 hours in a smaller car would have caused a mini-war in the back.....what a difference space makes.

    Only downside is, of course, the MPG's as the gas price over here is now around $8.80 - so going from empty to full in a gas station hurts.

    Plans for the truck include reversing sensors for the front and rear, a camera and later to put extra video screens in the headrests.

    tata for now from the land of Royals, cream teas and castles,


    Julian
  2. Cableguy

    Cableguy New Member 1000 Posts

    Welcome aboard, Guvna! Sound like a sweet truck. My family is from Manchester myself.
  3. dwill3015

    dwill3015 New Member 1000 Posts

    Hello and welcome to the club!:great:
  4. GaryL

    GaryL New Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the site!! How about a picture of that Burb in front of one of those castles you mentioned?
  5. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Super Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    Welcome aboard.
    Bet you'll never lose it in a crowded mall parking lot.
  6. Davandy

    Davandy Moderator 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the site :sign0016:
  7. Holy Smoke

    Holy Smoke New Member

    :sign0016: From North Carolina, USA.
  8. RatRod

    RatRod New Member

    Welcome, wow,that is a small fortune to fill the tank. There is a Hypertech unit out to help with fuel economy.
  9. finalday7

    finalday7 New Member 1000 Posts

    :sign0016: and 8.80 that sucks bro
  10. phoebeisis

    phoebeisis Active Member 1000 Posts

    Welcome aboard. You're right about the space.We are going to use ours as an evacuation vehicle(3 adults,1-2 dogs,4-5 cats-lotta stuff) (NewOrleans),and a summer road trip vehicle.We take a 3300 mile (roundtrip) road trip every summer(when we have the $$).The Suburban will make it a lot easier,since we travel with a long legged dog,and we sleep in the back(30 hours one way) to save motel $$.
    You can fit a big mattress-air or otherwise back there.
    Your gas is >$8.I shouldn't bitch about $2.93/gal then.
    Luck,
    Charlie

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