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Old 09-17-2017, 04:39 PM
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Hi! As the title suggests I am new to the world of diesel. I purchased a 2017 Denali HD this week and I have some goodies on order to be installed in the next week or so. So far I LOVE the truck and the power that she bestows whenever you breathe on the right pedal 😁 I am certainly not new to trucks and I have modified plenty or street-rods in the past, but I have a lot to learn about diesels. Anyways, I'm looking forward to the journey and expect to learn a lot along the way 😀
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Old 09-17-2017, 05:41 PM
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Old 09-17-2017, 06:00 PM
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Old 09-18-2017, 12:32 PM
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Welcome! You will regret buying a diesel cause you will be hooked and your bank account will go empty.
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Old 09-19-2017, 06:36 AM
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Here are the "Before" pictures. I will post the "After" pics next week

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Old 09-19-2017, 07:35 AM
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Old 09-25-2017, 11:56 AM
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That's a very nice pickup!! Welcome! What all do you have planned for the truck? Hopefully with time they start putting more performance stuff on the market for them. I heard those trucks are pretty limited but you also want to save that warranty I'm sure.

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Old 09-26-2017, 01:42 PM
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Thanks! I am putting a 3" lift on the front to level things out along with new wheels and tires, adding OEM cab lights, tinting the windows and (hopefully) adding AMP running boards
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3" lifts are a bad idea. Get a real 4" lift that drops the diff you have to have a lift.


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Old 09-26-2017, 03:06 PM
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^^^that.


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Old 09-28-2017, 12:59 PM
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Even if I am only using the front end of the lift to level out the truck?
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Old 09-28-2017, 02:20 PM
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No point in buying a lift for that just crank the bars up a little. Just know if you don't get a real lift your going to wear the front end out faster.


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Old 10-02-2017, 05:55 PM
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Ya I agree with that. Cranking the keys up or leveling it will put everything out of sync up front getting a good 4 or 6 in lift is the way to go drops the diff keeping everything damn close to the stock geometry. Plus it will ride like shit with the keys cranked up. At least mine did before I put a fabtec lift on.

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