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Does anyone have the Trailblazer EXT with the Gen IV Vortec 5300 V-8?

I'm interested in seeing what you think about it if you have it. How you like it, etc.
 

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Just some facts about that engine. It's really something! :-O

It's got 300 horsepower and 330 lb.-ft. of torque, AND it has Displacement on Demand (DOD) technology which allows for the on-board computer to shut off unused cyls while driving if the load is light. I know that technology's been out for at least 20 years, but it looks like they're getting it right.
 

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To tell the truth, right now we're just looking to haul groceries and the little 6-month old monkey pictured to the left. We do plan on getting a small trailer, maybe a pop-up, so we can drive to New Mexico or Colorado and do some camping in the summer/fall. Right now, having the extra power isn't a necessity, BUT it's fun to be able to blow the doors of some smarty who's sitting in a dodge hemi durango. :)
 
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