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Out with the old, In with the New

Post by Ty on Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:29 am

So I had a sad moment on Tuesday. After driving the truck it the past 2 storms I decided that there is something wrong in the front end. Either ball joints, idler arm, tie rods I don't know but I figured it was time to say good bye  Sad  It treated me good for almost 9 years so I felt that it deserved a small tribute!

I don't have any pics when I bought it but After I put the first set of wheels she looked like this!!



7 years later the next set of tires and wheels



And then the sadness of the tailgate crunch. I couldn't justify a $1000 tailgate. And it all went down hill from there.





You will be missed!!!




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Re: Out with the old, In with the New

Post by Ty on Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:32 am

In with the new!!!

With the 3rd kid on the way we felt we needed a better family vehicle so I will have to wait a couple years for my next truck.






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Re: Out with the old, In with the New

Post by Kevin on Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:38 am

I miss every vehicle I've owned.  I wish I still had all of them. Very Happy

edit - I take that back. I don't miss that stupid K car, that thing can rot in hell. I wish I still had the rest of them though.

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Post by dutchman on Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:29 am

Please don't slide into the land of minivan hell...

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Re: Out with the old, In with the New

Post by Ty on Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:33 am

No mini vans for me!

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Post by Kevin on Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:22 am

Not to burst your bubble, but that's pretty much a minivan you just bought.  Very Happy

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GM_Lambda_platform

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Post by dutchman on Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:50 am

Didn't Chevy have a commercial with the Traverse and Howie Long?

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Re: Out with the old, In with the New

Post by Kevin on Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:00 am

Totally a minivan.

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Re: Out with the old, In with the New

Post by Monsteryota on Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:52 am

Yup mini van for sure but with a fancy name "cross-over" hahaha its trans lol
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Re: Out with the old, In with the New

Post by Ty on Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:30 pm

Call it what you want! It gets my wife and kids where they need to go safely. And it's Damn nice to drive.

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Post by Monsteryota on Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:14 pm

Lol that's why I bought a 90 runner for my wife lol
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Re: Out with the old, In with the New

Post by offroad_medic on Sat Dec 14, 2013 6:50 am

Kinda looks pretty similar to a minivan.....it can redeem itself if it has 4wd Very Happy
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Re: Out with the old, In with the New

Post by Ty on Sat Dec 14, 2013 6:54 am

AWD and the tires are as big as the ones on your runner Brad!

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Post by offroad_medic on Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:10 am

Ouch..... Right now they're probably bigger since it's still blown out in my driveway. Laughing
And for the record I'll have bigger functioning tires on Monday hopefully...
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Re: Out with the old, In with the New

Post by offroad_medic on Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:11 am

In all reality it looks nice and I'm sure my wife would be jealous and want one. I'm still trying to talk her into getting a 4th gen though.
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