Originally Posted by barry1me
Only thing that concerns me about the 8.1ls if you hear some of them use oil, and also if you have to replace/rebuild an allison it gets expensive.
I think my brother's 8.1 had damn near 200k on it last I drove that truck (It's a dump truck/work truck, very few grandpa miles).
Who cares if it uses a little oil anyway? Is oil expensive?
The 8.1 can shit and get, I bet that truck is faster with a boat in tow than a 5.3 is empty.