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Old 11-30-2012, 02:11 PM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Just bought my first Duramx today! 2011 Crew Cab 4X4 and it's a stock LT. I'm not new to forums just this one. I appreciate any future advice from all.
There are a few things I'd like to do fairly soon...

Program the computer for better milage- What is the best way to do this? Are there chips or is it just a computer re-program?

Level the suspension- I really don't want to lift the truck anymore than it's current height(just barely fits into the garage). Can you lower the rear a few inches with shackels? I'm not planning on doing any major off roading so the clearence isn't too much of an issue.

I plan on towing a couple v-drive boats and a 5th wheel up to the mountains with my Duramax.

Looking forward to meeting some of you and don't be afraid to poke a bit of fun at me....It wouldn't seem right if no one did



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Old 11-30-2012, 02:15 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:15 PM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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Welcome to DF. I don't think u can lower with .shackle. but i may be wrong
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:31 PM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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Welcome! Post some pics.

There is tons of info and opinions on tuning the LMLs.

Just a note, any type of tune you decide to do will void your warrenty.

To bad you did not live closer, I have a 5th wheel hitch for sale right now:

http://www.duramaxforum.com/forum/pa...itch-sale.html
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:20 PM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:39 AM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:06 AM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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Thanks for all the input so far guys. Below are a few pics as requested. It's at the dealer and I should be taking delivery mid next week.



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Old 12-01-2012, 11:16 AM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
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Welcome to DF. I don't think u can lower with .shackle. but i may be wrong
Thanks for the welcome and input!

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Welcome! Post some pics.

There is tons of info and opinions on tuning the LMLs.

Just a note, any type of tune you decide to do will void your warrenty.

To bad you did not live closer, I have a 5th wheel hitch for sale right now:

http://www.duramaxforum.com/forum/pa...itch-sale.html
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Hey thanks and thanks for the link! I don't want to void the warranty thanks for the heads up.
Too bad you don't live closer I would definitely h be interested in your 5th wheel hitch....shipping would be a small fortune I bet.



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Thanks! I go through Casa Grand sometimes to get to Tucson where the boat shop is. If you see a v-drive behind a silver diesel on I-10 it's probably me.
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:31 AM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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Hmmm, four doors . . . very interesting.

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