Greetings from Franklin, TN

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by Trucking, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. Trucking

    Trucking Member

    Just picked up a pretty black 2010 Silverado LT. Crew/leather/climate control/5.3 w/6-sp/20" wheels. Pretty standard otherwise. Got a DIC average MPG of 21.6 driving from Texarkana to Nashville, and an actual fill-up calculation of 20.3 MPG. Cruise set to 70mph for first 3 hours until heavier traffic dictated zipping around trucks and driving somewhere around 70-75-80 mph. So I am VERY impressed. My previous Nissan Titans couldn't get more than 17mpg under the same conditions. My 2009 Nissan Frontier 6MT only averaged 19-20 at best. The GY Eagles (I assume original at 57k miles) still has 5/32 left but some highway vibration and thumping at lower speeds so new Cooper Discoverer HTP (Discount Tire proprietary) mounted today. The Line-X application is scheduled in 2 days. 6th Chevy, 6th pickup, 2nd Chevy pickup. My first Chevy pickup was a '64 4x4 with the 292 six, back in 1976, a rusty 12-year old truck.
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2013
  2. donyms

    donyms Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the club, it's great to have you aboard. :glasses:
  3. starsilverado

    starsilverado Rockstar 100 Posts

    welcome from a former 10ECN
  4. retired2001

    retired2001 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the G M T C !
  5. Trucking

    Trucking Member

    Thanks all. Good to be here. And I never saw 10ECN before, very clever.
  6. Curky

    Curky Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    welcome to the club, glad to have you here
  7. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Welcome! :great:
  8. Bighornkid

    Bighornkid Rockstar 100 Posts

    Welcome to The Club.
  9. starsilverado

    starsilverado Rockstar 100 Posts

    Thanks I was going to put it on my plates but dont want to give the VA. DMV anymore $$$ than I have to
  10. Trucking

    Trucking Member

    Yeah, it all adds up!!

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