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What have u done to ur GM truck today?

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Talk & GM News' started by devilsalmostfree, Feb 28, 2010.

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  1. pmf608

    pmf608 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I had the oil changed in my Avalanche... synthetic as always. Then I drove it to pick up a 5 gallon bucket of 15W40 oil and a K&N oil filter for my Duramax. No synthetic for that... synthetic oil in a Diesel would be crazy expensive at 10 quarts per oil change.

    Then I went home and did an oil change on the Sierra. Its almost ready to work hard this summer.
     
  2. PantheraUncia

    PantheraUncia Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts


    When does Surreal skip a step? Something must be going on.
     
  3. jsmith4816

    jsmith4816 Member 2 Years 100 Posts

    Replaced the alternator. This weekend I am going to give it the spring detail I do after every winter (car was last week). A friend is hooking me up with both a front and rear bumper from 94 he is taking to the scrap yard, so those will be replaced in the coming weeks.
     
  4. Gonna get it washed an all taped up to get painted tomorrow. Interested to see how my trim does through the wash!!!! Hope I don't have to redo it :(
     
  5. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Active Member 2 Years 1000 Posts

    Mainly drove the truck, but she's developing a lifter tick on cold starts.
     
  6. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Identified a P0161 code as a bank 2, sensor 2 oxygen sensor issue. It's pouring out, so no chance to see if it's just a wiring issue to the sensor. I'll take a deeper look when time and weather permit.

    I also ordered a sensor socket kit (for multiple sensor types) since I don't have one. The truck's at that age/mileage where this is probably a worthwhile investment/item to have handy.
     
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2013
  7. aloxdaddy99

    aloxdaddy99 Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    I bought an O2 sensor socket a few years back. Don't use it much but when it is needed it is nice to have.
     
  8. Noticed I got a low rear tire so gonna find out if I got a hole or something :(
     
  9. JimmyA

    JimmyA Member 1 Year 100 Posts

    Drove it to work and when I got home, hooked to boat to catch some Crappie and Catfish tomorrow! Life is Good........
     
  10. pmf608

    pmf608 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I drove around and bought various brass fittings, 2 ball valves, 2 Napa 4770 Fuel Filter Heads, a Napa Fuel/Water separator, a Cat 1R-0749 2 Micron absolute fuel filter. Tomorrow I'm going to pick up some 1/2" Fuel Hose and then I can start building my remote fuel filter system for the Duramax. The flatbed will be convenient for this project since it will give me a nice open spot to mount the filters where the cab will protect them from rocks hitting them.
     
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