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Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by vyellow, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. vyellow

    vyellow New Member

    Hey guys!
    I have a 2wd 2002 silverado ex cab w/ 5.3 litre california spec. Need to get new shocks prior to a trip to Montana in late spring or early summer. I occassionaly pull a 19 foot runabout w/ kids and stuff for the lake. I will be pulling quite a load this summer helping my dad move. Have about 150,000 miles on it. Any suggested preventive maintenance at this mileage?
  2. ntbush83

    ntbush83 New Member 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the club! Well I just hit the 100,000 mile mark and changed spark plugs, engine oil, filter, and rear diff clean and fluid change (that was the best thing, it was so dirty and oil was all runny, good idea to do before towing). Another thing I'd say before a long trip is make sure everything is good and lubed up especially U joints and front end.
  3. retired2001

    retired2001 New Member 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the G M T C !
  4. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood New Member 1000 Posts

  5. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer New Member 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the club.

    ---------- Post added at 09:01 PM ---------- Previous post was at 08:56 PM ----------

    Along with the normal stuff (spark plugs, fluid changes) I would remove the throttlebody and clean both sides with a t/body cleaner and old soft toothbrush, DO NOT use carb cleaner. Get some CRC MAF cleaner (in the silver can) and clean the MAF. Also don't forget the fuel filter.
  6. ntbush83

    ntbush83 New Member 1000 Posts

    x2 on the MAF cleaner!
  7. Bigbomber

    Bigbomber New Member 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the club!
  8. murdog94

    murdog94 New Member 1000 Posts

    Welcome aboard!

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