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02-17-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Basic remote start 04 LeSabre 01 Silverado

Hey gang.
With the recent temps here in NY, and the issues that it creates with our FD/EMT calls in this weather, my wife and I are considering remote starters for both my 04 LeSabre, and my 01...
02-17-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,109
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Thanks guys. But actually, now the truck has...

Thanks guys. But actually, now the truck has almost 140k on it. Did exactly the same thing as it did with 91k. No worse, no better.
It does seem to be better in colder weather. Since we've been...
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02-05-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 782
Views: 52,100
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Wasted a lot of gas running all over for parts....

Wasted a lot of gas running all over for parts. :mad:
Truck has had a bunch of issues in the last week. Money has been tight, so I let the brakes go a lot longer than I probably should have.
So, I...
02-05-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,109
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Wow, I had almost forgotten about starting this...

Wow, I had almost forgotten about starting this thread! Searched a Silverado Misfire, and there it is...
Been really busy, with life, work, etc, but glad to see this site is still up and running!!
...
Forum: Lounge
02-05-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,290
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Its been crazy, even here in the central region...

Its been crazy, even here in the central region of NY. We just keep getting more and more white fluff, and running out of room. Unfortunately, the 4x4 is down due to the rear calipers coming apart,...
04-09-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Hey David! I'm just down the road from you...

Hey David! I'm just down the road from you (relatively speaking). Your employer is practically in my backyard.
With GM, almost anything is possible with enough time, money, and research. You might...
03-18-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Final drive ratio makes a difference, too. I have...

Final drive ratio makes a difference, too. I have an 01 Silverado 5.3L, but it came with the HD tow and Z71 packs, which gave it a 3.73 geared diff ratio. Other trucks out there only got a 3.42...
03-08-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,218
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Ok. So, how do I get wires all the way from the...

Ok. So, how do I get wires all the way from the engine compartment back into the bed? Can I run some underneath somehow, if I put them through some type of weather resistant tubing? I may add a...
03-07-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,218
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Best places to run wiring out of cab? 01 Silverado

I have a few projects going on, and really need to find better ways to run wires from the cab in my 01 Silverado to the engine compartment, and also into the bed, from the dash.
I used the one...
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03-05-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 11,076
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Yeah, especially NY. And it varies by county....

Yeah, especially NY. And it varies by county. Ours, and the neighboring one are strict (we border 2 counties in our little town). But, I used to live in Delaware county, and its as close to a shall...
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03-02-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 62,472
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Well, I put my new amber roof lighting to good...

Well, I put my new amber roof lighting to good use right away. Ended up on traffic control duty with the Silverado at about 12:30 this morning. Came up on a deer that someone hit and ran. Deer was...
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03-02-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 11,076
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Easy there, gang. Its all a matter of opinion. ...

Easy there, gang. Its all a matter of opinion.
I use my truck as a DD. If I didn't drive so much every week, I'd lift mine up like that too. But I drive a ton of miles for work, and have family...
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03-01-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 11,076
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Bought a new rotating amber roof light, and a...

Bought a new rotating amber roof light, and a steering wheel spinner for the Silverado.

I have amber lights for storm spotting, and some of the other NWS projects I'm involved in, mainly to keep...
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02-24-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Agreed. I had this happen recently. I paid $30,...

Agreed. I had this happen recently. I paid $30, then went to pump the gas. It never stopped, and it went over $30. I just put in another $1 worth, and went back inside. It was busy, and I handed the...
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02-12-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

I'd actually pay more if we could just get gas...

I'd actually pay more if we could just get gas without the stupid ethanol here. All I want is some 87 for the LeSabre and the Silverado, and some 93 for the Turbo. Ethanol free, that is.
My cars...
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02-11-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

I'd tell them, no question. You guys do realize...

I'd tell them, no question. You guys do realize that "sticking it to them" is only hurting the station owners, right? They aren't making money off gas. Its pennies of profit to them. Its not going to...
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02-09-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,800
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

We got about 6" here. Not much to write about....

We got about 6" here. Not much to write about. Its February in upstate NY.. we get snow. But the way some people drive in this stuff, you wonder if they just were transplanted here from Florida. ...
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02-02-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,882
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

government (yeah, I had to go there...)

government (yeah, I had to go there...)
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01-22-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,529
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Plugged in? C'mon, mine started just fine here in...

Plugged in? C'mon, mine started just fine here in the insane low temps.

Of course, the optima yellow top I put in made a huge difference.

Only thing I hate, is my doors don't want to seem to...
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01-19-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

The BFGs ATs have served me well in the nasty...

The BFGs ATs have served me well in the nasty crud we have up here.

My local mechanic does a lot of tire work. A lot of times, if someone is buying new, and the old tires aren't too bad, he will...
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01-19-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 62,472
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Oil change...done. When I got a good picture...

Oil change...done.
When I got a good picture of the mess that is headed our way tomorrow morning, I had to get it done tonight. 4-6" dropped on us in gusty 50mph winds with temperatures falling...
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01-19-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 62,472
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

Did some work on the Silverado. Needed a new...

Did some work on the Silverado.
Needed a new battery. Its been slowly dying, and turning over really slow when its gotten really cold out. Seems to take a long time to bring it back to a good...
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01-12-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,742
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

We have no choice here. There is only one...

We have no choice here. There is only one station, nearly an hour drive from me, that offers 0%.
I have had to replace all the fuel lines in my LeSabre, all the lines, filter, pump, injectors,...
Forum: Lounge
01-06-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 62,472
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

The Silverado and I made a really quick, middle...

The Silverado and I made a really quick, middle of the night 2am race to the ER. My dad has had a history of heart problems, and got up with intense pain in his left arm.
Where we live, it would...
Forum: 2000-2005
01-01-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,750
Posted By SilverSleeper8704

One upgrade I might suggest is replacing your...

One upgrade I might suggest is replacing your battery cables while you are swapping stuff out. Never can be too careful, and good cables will help all your electrics work smoother. I think there's an...
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