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im gettin my new truck today

so yeh im crossing over to the dark side but oh well. Its my uncles truck the blue book on it is 14,500 and hes giving it to me for 10,000. Its a 2001 silverado 5.3 v8 285 hp 325 tq, 40k miles, regular cab, tool box in the bed, um i think thats pretty much it. ill have pics up prolly tomarrow.
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nice man, z71 4x4 or 2wd? hopefully ill be following you soon with a z71
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Sounds like quite a vehicle! Good to have family help like that. Post pics when you can!

Is it 4x4?

Never mind this dark-side crap, lol -- a trucks a truck and each has strengths/weaknesses just like our Rangers do.
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most of the time people type 4x4 when it is. don't when it's not.

haha.

i am gonna guess 2wd. not going to offroad this one, are you?

glad to read your family is helping you out. real nice of your uncle to give you such a deal. sounds like a good truck. those 5.3l's can sound really nice with a decent exhaust system.

i have a friend with corsa exhaust on his. man, it sounds like a vette.
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its 2wd and no no offroading ima be taking it to the track to get my thrills lol um yeh dual exhaust is first on the list.
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^^^^ Yea my brother has Corsa on his Silverado and it sounds badass. Congrats on the truck!
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Cool man good luck and have fun with it.
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boooooo chevy!!!.........

glad your happy
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eh, chevy...


Good luck with it.
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ah poop ima liar its the 4.8 dissapointin lol. eh thats 270 hp 295 ftlbs still way more than the 3.0 lol
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ah poop ima liar its the 4.8 dissapointin lol. eh thats 270 hp 295 ftlbs still way more than the 3.0 lol
Just remember how much heavier the truck is than a Ranger
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GLad to hear you got yourself a new truck. I thought all Z71s were 4x4? What IS Z71 then? Thought it was like the Off-Road package for Chevy?
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im not getin a z71 its just a regular 1500 half ton
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Z71 is the same as FX4 its a package for the 4x4's. I dont know what all you get with it but its the same idea
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Congrats! Even if it does have a dern bowtie on the front..thats alright though...glad its a truck!
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Z71 is not the same as an fx4 package. I have NEVER seen a 4x4 chevy that was NOT a z71. My theory, Z71 is supposed to be some badass chevy off-road package, but it only means its 4 wheel drive.

Wheres a picture of a ranger peeing on a chevy emblem? anyone?
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you can roll it at the track to...
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yes i understand i can roll it at the track but if there were stats on truck rollovers that occured durring non street driving 90% would be offroad and about 10% would be on the track.
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Why a Chevy Real men don't wear bow-ties!

Congrats on it any ways. Get some pics upsoon.
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Z71 is not the same as an fx4 package. I have NEVER seen a 4x4 chevy that was NOT a z71. My theory, Z71 is supposed to be some badass chevy off-road package, but it only means its 4 wheel drive.
Actually it is. Z71 used to be the option code for the off-road package. I believe it included different shocks, skid plates, heavy duty air cleaner and some other stuff. I believe in 2005 they turned the package into its own model even though its pretty much the same thing. So yes you can get one without the package.

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Z71 Off-Road (1500 4x4 models) includes 46mm shock absorbers, off-road jounce bumpers and stabilizer bars, Skid Plate Package, high-capacity air cleaner and Z71 decals

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sweet deal!
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Why a Chevy Real men don't wear bow-ties!
you watch your Tongue! James Bond wore Bow-Ties

At least its not a ridgeline or a Titan....yucko.

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yeah well those silverados are nice and they run very well and it wont eat your wallet out of too much gas money
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Little Boys wear Bow-ties

"Eatin Dodges, ****tin Chevies"
My back window used to say that on my ranger..... til it broke and realized anything is stronger than that little truck
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yeah well those silverados are nice and they run very well and it wont eat your wallet out of too much gas money
won't eat to much money on gas??? my dads 2wd 2000 1500 only get about 13-14 MPG that's eating
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