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    red replied to the thread New 2.8L Colorado Duramax.
    I was getting 18mpg in the crew cab at 60, dropped to 12-13mpg if going 65mph. But a th400 with 4.10 gears isn't exactly a good combo...
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    red replied to the thread Offroad toy?.
    Gin pole stuff got delayed temporarily. Need electrical power to run the lathe and currently having problems with electric at the shop...
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    red reacted to BoostN's post in the thread New 2.8L Colorado Duramax with Like Like.
    Now at two years of ownership. I'm setting on 43K miles.. so far, it's been a good one. Replaced the factory tires at 40K. Everything...
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    red replied to the thread Service trailer came early boys.
    Crudely cut out the center part of the angle iron bumper. Going to use some 4" C channel to tie the beds together underneath, serve as...
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    red replied to the thread Offroad toy?.
    Bit of work on the gin pole legs. Plan is for both trucks to be able to use them if needed.
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    red replied to the thread Offroad toy?.
    Now that's fancy hahaha. Trimmed the front fenders to clear the 33"s as well
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    red replied to the thread Service trailer came early boys.
    Got around to finishing the ends for the 25ft jumper/welding cables. Still need to finish up the longer ones (50 or 75ft can't remember...
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    red replied to the thread 1982 k30, sticking around.
    Drove the truck home last week and it stalled out, determined it was a fuel starvation issue. Pulled the fuel line off at the 1st filter...
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    red replied to the thread Offroad toy?.
    New tires on the front, 33x12.5"s instead of the 33x10.5" because I can get the 12.5"s cheaper. Does rub on the driver side front fender...
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    red replied to the thread Service trailer came early boys.
    Finally getting around to diagnosing and soon repairing the trailer problems. Was hoping to reuse the 1 spindle that didn't have a hub...
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    red reacted to MrMarty51's post in the thread 1982 k30, sticking around with Haha Haha.
    I will check that out and find an elimination kit if it has not already been done. Thank You AK. Okay, back to The regularly scheduled...
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    red reacted to MrMarty51's post in the thread 1982 k30, sticking around with Like Like.
    That is a sweet rig You built up. If I was closer, I`d be playing in Your yard all the time. LOL The steering on My 2000 does not seem...
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    red replied to the thread 1982 k30, sticking around.
    Electric vacuum pump is wired/plumbed so the trans can shift out of 1st gear. Have it running directly from pump-actuator and so far...
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    red replied to the thread Offroad toy?.
    It's springtime! Might as well take advantage of the convertible capability haha. Also have a pair of tires on the way for it. Sticking...
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    red replied to the thread Service trailer came early boys.
    Wrecker is currently gone for a few days and I've been spending some time on the trailer again. Being that it's heavier duty than I...
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