Found my Silverado's GMC twin.

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by stchman, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. aloxdaddy99

    aloxdaddy99 Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    I'd put my sound deadning and shocks up against almost anyone!!
    I just think the grill on the Silverado's don't look as "strong" as the Sierra's.
     
  2. TRPLXL2

    TRPLXL2 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    By QC I am guessing you mean "quality checks"??

    I have been a quality tech in the past at a GM plant, and trust me the parts are the same on both trucks lol!! Other than cosmetics, right now I am making 2KXX A pillars, this is for the new 2014 body style trucks, one part goes to two different locations GMC>>>CHEVY Potato<<<<Potatoe

    BIQ is the new ISO standard of quality, It stands for "Built in quality". They eliminated my quality job, and now they find and fix defects on the line. I can tell you we get a lot more rejected material from the GMC locations, as they are very picky.
     
  3. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Your shocks and sound deadening aren't OEM. LOL!
     
  4. stchman

    stchman Active Member 1 Year 1000 Posts

    I've never ridden in a Sierra Denali, but I highly doubt they are any quieter.

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    You replaced the shocks and sound absorbing material on your 2011 Sierra?
     
  5. nickgiacalone

    nickgiacalone Rockstar 100 Posts

    I always say I'm going to buy a GMC "next time". My dealership offers both (2 separate lots but can deal with th same salesman for either of the 2), but every time it comes down to it, NOTHING beats the front end of the Chevys.
     
  6. stchman

    stchman Active Member 1 Year 1000 Posts

    Why do you always say you're going to buy a GMC next time?

    I personally think the GMC grill is a tad better looking than the Silverado, I just don't like the fenders at all on the Sierra NNBS. The accents that go around the rear wheel wells on a Sierra especially are positively hideous, the Silverado fenders look so much nicer. I also prefer the tail lights of the Silverado with the reverse light in the middle.

    Once again this is just my opinion.
     
  7. JimmyA

    JimmyA Member 1 Year 100 Posts

    I purchased a GMC for a more Man'ly look! LOL The Chevy front-end didn't appeal to me........
     
  8. stchman

    stchman Active Member 1 Year 1000 Posts

    I don't think one is more "manlier" looking than the other.

    I really wish that GM would NOT put those cheap looking ebay LEDs around the 2014 Sierra headlights.
     
  9. nickgiacalone

    nickgiacalone Rockstar 100 Posts

    I think they intrigue me just for a change. Sometimes I see one I really like, but usually just driving by. When I actually stop and look at them I definitely prefer the Chevy.
     
  10. Drake_korthos

    Drake_korthos Rockstar ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    I've noticed a trend of liking different year front ends of either truck. For example, I absolutely LOVED the front end of my 2006 Silverado, but was not a fan of the GMC front end of that same year. Once Chevy went to the new body style in '07, I preferred the GMC front end. Now, I really like the front ends of the Chevy 2500's over the GMC's. Overall, I love both trucks. It just depends on the year for which one I like more.
    So far as which brand is better than the other? Well I think that's a matter of opinion. Both sides have "data" supporting why theirs is "better" than the other. The biggest difference I've personally noticed is the difference in the standard features at each equipment level (LT, SLE, SLT, LTZ, etc...). GMC seems to have a lot more standard per level than Chevy. Well, at least from what I've noticed on the websites! ANYways, that's just my 5 cents! Both trucks do look awesome though. They are both well maintained, which says a lot about the owners. Good job folks, and sweet rides!:sign0021:
     

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