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Same can of worms with my 2010 Sierra. Replaced bumper, found out hitch was rotten. Replace hitch, noticed rear shocks were bad. Tried to replace shocks and spare tire winch was seized. Cut off tire winch and replaced shocks. Decided while i was there to change rear end lube, all cover bolts so rusted they were no longer bolt heads. wtf. :whiz:
:( I heard this can be an issue. I have a 2013 Sierra, I should probably check mine.
 

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Because every good Farm truck needs to have a $100 CL tool box in the back :thumb:





Now my kids are not sharing the back seat with all my tools :woot:



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That is either a stripper pole or one hell of a drive shaft :teehee:




Shaft it is.




After years and years of abuse it was time for that big bitch to go :finger: I am done with putting carrier bearings in this thing, this new shaft is 26 Lbs lighter than the old one and the u-joints are stepped up to the 1480 also :woot:


The girth of this shaft is impressive :teehee:







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My truck is a 04 quad cab long bed, in 07 the mega cab short bed trucks started running a OEM one piece drive shafts. After doing some research the trucks are identical from the frame down, and the OEM part number was not hard to find. I talked to 2 different shaft shops they could make it but it would have a 90 mph max and cost me a grand, :( I got this one shipped to my door for around $550. Just for fun I kick the big pig this morning on I94 and she ran 105 as smooth as a 15 year old truck can. :woot:




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Apparently I can't do a simple oil change and tire rotation without it turning into a shit show :(






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I just got back from a wheeling trip and knew some maintenance was going to be needed. So, I grabbed some oil and decided to check up on everything as my front rims had break dust all over them. Upon further inspection the front breaks were fine but the back ones were toast. I had a seized up rear caliper that ate my pad during our long drive home. So it was that game of phone a friend to get a ride to A Zone for parts and get it back on the road before work tomorrow.



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I knew it was on its way out but I thought if I babied it along it would hold up but this morning I had no 2nd gear for my drive to work there goes another 3k:( to the up side the tranny shop can start on it tomorrow :rock:



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I knew it was on its way out but I thought if I babied it along it would hold up but this morning I had no 2nd gear for my drive to work there goes another 3k:( to the up side the tranny shop can start on it tomorrow :rock:



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How many transmissions has this truck had? Doesn't it have an ungodly amount of miles on it? Glad to hear you can get it fixed quickly.
 

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How many transmissions has this truck had? Doesn't it have an ungodly amount of miles on it? Glad to hear you can get it fixed quickly.
This is the 4th rebuild over the past 16 years, I have a little over 750K on, hoping to hit 1 million before the next rebuild. :thumb:





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Stock rebuild, or having some goodies put in it?
I have tried everything from stock to wild!!!! I have found I get the best performance out of a Mild build up as I am not throwing 1000HP's :( at it but the stock setup will not keep its shit together. :usa:




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