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Old 04-22-2009, 01:26 PM   eBay Motors  #11 (permalink)
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i believe 04 was the last year of the 5 speed
i the 6 speed can handle more hp stock then the 5 speed

and i would say get a lbz as well
yes the 6sp can handle more hp then the 5sp
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Old 04-22-2009, 01:28 PM   eBay Motors  #12 (permalink)
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and all the Dmax's r good lb7's have injector problems, lly's over heating but fixed with a lbz mouth piece and the lmm's r good once you take off the emission crap off.
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Old 04-22-2009, 01:31 PM   eBay Motors  #13 (permalink)
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I personally like the LB7 model trucks myself, however, for someone who has not owned one, the LBZ models will probably give you the least amount of trouble and the easiest modding experience.

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Old 04-22-2009, 02:10 PM   eBay Motors  #14 (permalink)
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I like the new LMMs its just has the DPF vs the LBZ but thats easy to get rid of. With the discounts now there hard to beat. You'll be driving a brand new truck that only you have abused
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cant go wrong with the LBZ, dont get weak till you hit 550hp. 551hp and youll throw a rod. the 6spd ally is strong but the weak points are 4th, 5th, and 6th gear when you start doin power adders.
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Old 04-22-2009, 02:31 PM   eBay Motors  #16 (permalink)
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personally I think, the 01'-02' Body style was the best, but as far as engine wise, either the LB7 or LBZ
I always thought the headlights looked better.
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Old 04-22-2009, 02:38 PM   eBay Motors  #17 (permalink)
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reading this makes me feel good about getting my 06 LBZ
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Old 04-22-2009, 02:41 PM   eBay Motors  #18 (permalink)
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you should feel good. very good.lol
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Old 04-22-2009, 02:51 PM   eBay Motors  #19 (permalink)
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cant go wrong with the LBZ, dont get weak till you hit 550hp. 551hp and youll throw a rod. the 6spd ally is strong but the weak points are 4th, 5th, and 6th gear when you start doin power adders.
Not true. Fleece performance has an LBZ that is over 700hp on stock internals. It's all in the tuning. IdahoRob has an LBZ with stock internals thats pusing a butload of power too IIRC. don't remember the #'s off the top of my head, but with Rob there's no way its under 550. Again, all in the tuning.
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Old 04-22-2009, 03:12 PM   eBay Motors  #20 (permalink)
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06-07 LBZ Classic are defenitly very good trucks, but the 7.5-09 cant' be beat. There are so many different things that GM did to these trucks to make them better. The LMM is a great engine but it does have the emmission crap. Spend a little extra and remove it and you have the best truck on the road.
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