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Old 05-17-2017, 11:12 PM
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Ok guys ive been gone for a while and am getting back into the diesels, still have the one in my sig but the rust of indiana winter has gotten the best of her. I was going to just redo the truck but im finding that i can actually buy the same year truck with zero rust for about the same price as what its gonna cost to redo mine. so the truck im looking into is a 2001 qclb 4x4 auto with 275,000 miles on it, leather interior sound system and a fass fuel system 5" exhaust and a brand new torque converter. i have a fully built tranny that i can put in it and my juice w/attitude will plug and play also. My only concern is the 275,000 miles what do you guys think??? thanks in advance for your opinions
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Old 05-18-2017, 03:33 AM
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I wouldn't worry about mileage. As long as it was cared for.
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Old 05-18-2017, 11:59 PM
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Sounds like you have a GREAT donor truck. I would pull the trigger if the price is right for you!!!
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Old 07-04-2017, 06:49 AM
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Well fellas i bought another 2nd gen, 2000 excb sb 4x4 nv4500 dual disk, with 190,000 on the clock over all a pretty decent truck, think i will look for a new bed from down south the wheel wells are starting to rust but she only set me back 9,500.. do have a question and i need to check what gearing it has but at 70 on the interstate it is turning 2000rpm is this normal?????
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Old 07-04-2017, 04:30 PM
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70 mph at 2000 rpm is 3.55 gears. Congrats
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Old 07-04-2017, 11:00 PM
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So is 2000 rpm at 70 normal for these?? I didnt wanna run what i normally would on the interstate was affraid of what the rpm would be
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Old 07-05-2017, 04:48 AM
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These engines are fine to run anything less than 3200 all day long. I wouldn't worry about it.
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Old 07-05-2017, 07:38 AM
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ok sounds good thank you for the info sir
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