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Old 01-03-2014, 02:11 PM   #1
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Default Been gone a while....got a different HD Vehicle

So its been a long time since i've been on the forum....been crazy busy summer and winter along with raising our now 2 year old girl....man does time fly!

Anywho....I no longer have my 06 F350, had a change with work over the summer and had to go to a van. So for the last 6 months i've been driving this....

Its an 06 Express 3500 with a Duramax Diesel.....so I figure it still counts as an HD??????

I will be doing an upgraded downpipe along with 4" exhaust and some EFI Live tuning come this spring. I plasti-dip'd the badges, bumpers, chrome grill and wheels. And it now has Cooper S/T Maxx A/T tires on it...(gotta beef it up a bit)

Also just added some tow mirrors...

Pic with Mirrors installed....

I always said I would never own a Van or a Chevy.....dang Karma came a got me!

All in all I am very pleased with it, the Duramax is a smooth running unit! i average 15mpg between city/highway and 90% of the time I have a 12' dump trailer on behind it so I am very pleased withe the economy!
2006 Chevy Express Cargo Van
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2006 F350 CC LB 4x4
MBRP - SCT X3 Vivian Tuned - Glowshift - Insight CTS - Sinister Coolant Filter -20 x 10 Moto Metal 957's - 295/60/20 Nitto Trail's - Vortex Liner - B&W

2002 F250 CC SB 4x4
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Old 02-25-2015, 12:25 AM   #2
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Wow I have been away from the forum for a very long time too! That van has the LBZ motor. Best Duramax made IMO. Gotta get it tuned. You already have a liftpump on that van so stock trans tuning will put you at 425-450 rwhp. If you tune it you might want to get a FPRV (fuel pressure relief valve) shim kit.
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I've always wanted to get something like this just for fun! This is really cool and yes, it's HD all the way!
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