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Old April 18th, 2013, 03:19 PM   #1
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Bought my first tow rig now i might got to more meets and trail rides.
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Old April 18th, 2013, 03:34 PM   #2
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That's really cute.
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Nice! Ive been looking for something like that for a while. I need to upgrade from my trail blazer. Btw. I am in Lansing, Ive been trying to plan a meet in greet for a while but nothing seems to work out.
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Nice! Ive been looking for something like that for a while. I need to upgrade from my trail blazer. Btw. I am in Lansing, Ive been trying to plan a meet in greet for a while but nothing seems to work out.
Yea, I've seen it in the meets section. Were having a baby n a week so things have been hectic for us. We are on meridian rd just east of Okemos. We just updated from our trailblazer we want to get a camper and the trailblazer would of never cut it.

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We have an 09 as well. Our is the chevy model though. Love the Suburban. This our second one. The first one was a 99 we had for 10 years. Once you own one for the family there is really nothing else you can go to.
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Nice! I think that headlight cost $500 to replace.
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I see the grill, but I can't tell is it a real Denali? We bought a 07 XL, and this thing doesn't tow worth a freaking crap. Very first time I towed my Jeep we broke the air ride/stability control. Now anytime the key is on the air pump or whatever constantly runs - a host of error messages on the dash as well.

We pulled the Jeep up to Silver lake - In tow mode we averaged 4k rpm - got about 8 miles to the gallon that trip!!

I hope it's the Denali so you have the more powerful engine, but at the very least before you tow anything, I strongly suggest a set of airbags or something so you don't make the same mistake we did.

I am super bitter about the whole deal as I begged my wife to get a crew cab Dmax so we could pull stuff - you see who won.

None the less - sexy looking ride - Love the factory 20's!

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We have an 09 as well. Our is the chevy model though. Love the Suburban. This our second one. The first one was a 99 we had for 10 years. Once you own one for the family there is really nothing else you can go to.
My mom leased two Tahoes, then bought a 1999 from the first owner. Still have it today, with very minimal rust. Runs like a top with 210k miles. She upgraded to a 08 Suburban LTZ so I know where you are coming from!
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I am super bitter about the whole deal as I begged my wife to get a crew cab Dmax so we could pull stuff - you see who won.
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I see the grill, but I can't tell is it a real Denali? We bought a 07 XL, and this thing doesn't tow worth a freaking crap. Very first time I towed my Jeep we broke the air ride/stability control. Now anytime the key is on the air pump or whatever constantly runs - a host of error messages on the dash as well.

We pulled the Jeep up to Silver lake - In tow mode we averaged 4k rpm - got about 8 miles to the gallon that trip!!

I hope it's the Denali so you have the more powerful engine, but at the very least before you tow anything, I strongly suggest a set of airbags or something so you don't make the same mistake we did.

I am super bitter about the whole deal as I begged my wife to get a crew cab Dmax so we could pull stuff - you see who won.

None the less - sexy looking ride - Love the factory 20's!

Mine is a chevy and doesn't have the air pump auto leveling. I pulled a 30 foot enclosed snowmobile trailer fuller loaed with four sleds and gear home from the state of wyoming with now problem at all. I thought it pulled well. I did put firestone airbags in the rear coils when I got home though. Now if I ever pull with it I pump 20lbs in each airbag with the shrader vavle. Levels it out nice.

I do have a crew cab duramx now so we don't tow with the suburban much anymore.
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No its not the Denali. Its a SLT with the appearance package. It does have the 5.3 with the Autotrac 4WD System and Stabiltrak. I hope i don't have problems but if I do I will have Allpro come up with some solution for me. Thanks for letting me know the est. mileage I would get in tow, I was wondering.
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No its not the Denali. Its a SLT with the appearance package. It does have the 5.3 with the Autotrac 4WD System and Stabiltrak. I hope i don't have problems but if I do I will have Allpro come up with some solution for me. Thanks for letting me know the est. mileage I would get in tow, I was wondering.
Mine is a 5.3L as well and on my trip back from wyoming towing the 30" enclosed snowmobile trailer I averaged 12 MPG at 72MPH.
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No its not the Denali. Its a SLT with the appearance package. It does have the 5.3 with the Autotrac 4WD System and Stabiltrak. I hope i don't have problems but if I do I will have Allpro come up with some solution for me. Thanks for letting me know the est. mileage I would get in tow, I was wondering.
Bummer. We had a dealer look at it, they told us around $300 per shock to replace. Can't remember how much the pump thing was.

I gotta find that Denali grill overlay - that is hot.
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Bummer. We had a dealer look at it, they told us around $300 per shock to replace. Can't remember how much the pump thing was.

I gotta find that Denali grill overlay - that is hot.




Add a distinctive appearance to your Yukon XL with one of these Grilles specifically designed and engineered for your Yukon. Choose from all chrome or white mesh with a chrome surround. Both include the GMC emblem.

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Ive see it on ebay for 200 shipped.

you can ge the Denali on cheaper ~150

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