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Old 03-11-2017, 08:52 AM
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Rest easy and my thoughts and prayers to his family
Trying some new things...
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Old 03-11-2017, 08:56 AM
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Damn RIP Mike. I was just talking to you last week

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RDL Y-bridge
166,000 miles

2003 C&C lb7/zf6
275,000 miles
LBZ & 4x4 Conversion in progress...
Turned into a frame off restoration
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Old 03-11-2017, 08:56 AM
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RIP Brother
2011 LML maybe a little not stock
Previous Dmax: 2003,CCLB,4088r,mikel trans and other goodies
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:01 AM
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Country boy Limo.
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Rest easy my friend, and prayers go out to his family and friends.
2006 CCLB LT3 Victory Red

SDP Built Trans w/ Goerend G billet stator
S472sx-e .87/1.0ar w/ SDP Piping
Wagler street intake
Tuned by Aaron Wiebe
Custom 80" Trac Bars by MBS Diesel
ADII 165
Full Kryptonite Front end
PPE manifolds up pipes
Special Thanks to: Scott@ SDP, Aaron Wiebe @ All In Truck Performance, Lyle & Clay @ Bama Offroad, and Justin Goode @ MBS Diesel

Best time to date: 12.80 @ 110.78
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:06 AM
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Sad to see this.

Rip mike
13.44 @ 98.69
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:08 AM
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That Kid....
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Had good times helping Mike with projects on his truck, learned alot from the old man. Good guy to hang around with.

Rest In Peace.
Black Mesa Technologies
Leroy's Diesel Performance


A few LML parts, Built Trans, Fuel, and Tuned with Custom In-House Software
505K Miles

In-House Tuning, Built Trans
300K Miles

Big thanks to Mike L., Ira, James, Nate, Jon, Steve.
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:09 AM
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RIP mike
10' LMM
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:10 AM
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Default Rest in peace Mike (C20ELEPHANT)

RIP Mike. It was a pleasure to meet you and to have hung out together. Even though we didn't see eye to eye on some things, we still talked many times about parts and wrenching on trucks. You will be missed by me and many others..... take care up there buddy and go burn some tires off!

02 LL7 2500HD CC/LB dmax/alli "The Limo"

BIG THANKS TO: Mike L, Steve, Trent, Guy, Dan, Ruben, Josh H, Scott, Brian and everyone else who has put a hand in to help me.

best time to date: 12.39

motor died/bent rods = 3/11/11
back from the dead 7:04pm 4/9/2012

Limo is back in the garage, now driving a built chevy tracker
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:12 AM
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Heavy & Slow

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Sad to hear that, I will miss reading his opinions here and on DP.

I knew he had been fighting it for years, sorry to see cancer eventually won. He gave it a good fight. You will me missed Mike, RIP.

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Old 03-11-2017, 09:14 AM
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That's sad news. It's easy to forget there's a person behind the screen name and not just the internet talking with you. Never met the guy but had a few conversations with him.

Rest easy
Sierra Denali 1/2 ton, current DD.

05 GMC 3500 ECLB SRW, built trans w/ 1056 converter, EFI by PPEI... SOLD
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:17 AM
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Seems so sudden. RIP buddy

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2003 CCSB LT LB7 deleted

Some cool stuff, some fast stuff, some slow stuff
EFI by Kory

Special thanks to Evan@Limitless
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:26 AM
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So very sorry to hear that. Life can be so fragile sometimes. Rest easy, my friend.
Basic old man '04.5 Sierra SLT long CC tow rig, EFI Live by Rob, trans by Mike L, Magnaflow DP, Airdog II 165, Ride Rites, LBZ MP, po' man CAI, HIDs, stock height, Cognito tie rods, Bilstein 5100s, Isspros, H2 wheels with Toyo OC 285-70-17s, B&W GN & Companion, Prodigy P3 and some other stuff but I can't remember what it is...
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:34 AM
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Shit that sucks. Thanks for letting us know, I've talked with him quite a bit. Rest easy and give the heavenly streets some black smoke
Limitless trans
EFIlive - PPEI
Built front end
All the bolt ons
33x11.5 on 17x9 -12
HB/brake upgrades
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:45 AM
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Originally Posted by FC5452 View Post
Anyone carry it over in the DF he was a frequent poster over there as well, im sure all of us jump back and forth between the sites.

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I posted it on duramax forum and am trying to log into diesel place.
Thanks for bring that up Kory.

What's a turbo...
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:51 AM
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Rest in peace


Gauges, Danville Tunes, 5" Dumped, Trans by Evan, DP Stg2r, Sleeved/Braced and some other odds and ends crap that we all have
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