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I love it, but it's time to let go....

Discussion in 'Chevy Suburban Forum (GMC Yukon XL)' started by Naptime, Jun 18, 2012.

  1. Naptime

    Naptime Rockstar 100 Posts

    What I thought was bad gas, is far from it. The shop got the motor pulled apart and it's surprising the thing ran as well as it did.
    It'll need a new motor and I'm not willing to make that leap.
  2. Sierraowner5.3

    Sierraowner5.3 Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    that sucks dude. always liked your suburban.


    LOVINTHESTORM Active Member 2 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Sorry to hear man. Hope you get a new GM product soon.
  4. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    New motors are cheaper than new vehicles...
  5. rileyjr16

    rileyjr16 Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

  6. Coach24

    Coach24 Rockstar 3 Years 5000 Posts

    I think I know where someone can get a nice burb that just needs a drop in.
  7. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Why not find a low mileage replacement engine, a lot cheaper than a new car payment.
  8. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    it is a sweet ride.. I say Nice new Crate motor.... I always liked that style too....
  9. Jimmeh

    Jimmeh Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    While it's obvious that a new engine will be cheaper than a new car, sometimes it's time to just make a change. Good luck no matter what you do!
  10. Naptime

    Naptime Rockstar 100 Posts

    Here's what it's boiling down to for me. If I throw another 5k(+) at it. I'll have a truck that I'll likely only be able to sell for little more than the cost of that motor.

    The replacement will be a cash purchase so I wont have a payment. Looking at a newer Jeep Unlimited. I like Jeeps too.
    As a side note, I really enjoyed the impotent expression on the Jeep drivers faces when they locked on this Suburban rolling their way.

    All that said. I am conflicted and appreciate the comments.

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