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Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   12-20-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By bam5128
Umm, I'm not sure of the relevance your mini rant...

Umm, I'm not sure of the relevance your mini rant had to this post or where you were trying to go with it. None of what was said was about making the truck "pretty".

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Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   12-20-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By bam5128
I just did rotors, calipers and pads no more than...

I just did rotors, calipers and pads no more than 6 months ago. I checked the CV boots and they all still looked good so I was going to hold on those.

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Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   12-20-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By bam5128
So, I'm planning on getting the following: ...

So, I'm planning on getting the following:

Tie rods (PPE)
Moog UCAs, Lower Ball joints, idler arm, and pitman arm
Rancho Steering Stabilizer

I was looking at the pitman hidler arm support kit...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   12-17-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By bam5128
I was planning on doing that for the UCAs....

I was planning on doing that for the UCAs. Undecided for the LCAs though.

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Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   12-16-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By bam5128
I have close to stock size aftermarket wheels....

I have close to stock size aftermarket wheels. Tires:265s, and stock ride height.

What did you do with the steering gearbox?
Sounds like I should just do the idler and pitman arm at the same...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   12-16-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By bam5128
I'm at 135k. I'm not sure at what mileage they...

I'm at 135k. I'm not sure at what mileage they went out but I have been chasing down a sound and noticed these things just now. Truck is at stock height. I have after market wheels but they are about...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   12-16-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By bam5128
Front end Rebuild?

I currently have a bad upper ball joint and tie rod (of course on opposite sides). I am planning on replacing the inner and outer tie rods (thinking PPE or Kryptonite) and upper control arms with the...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   11-13-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By bam5128
1 turns on/off your interior light for when the...

1 turns on/off your interior light for when the door opens
2 is for the light at the back of the cab that shines into the truck bed
3 is the dash/interior lights. It adjusts the brightness with...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   11-12-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By bam5128
The shifts become more firm. It helps to save the...

The shifts become more firm. It helps to save the clutches burning up (especially with additional hp-I believe supposed to be good up to 500hp but I would check that).

Whoever installs it should...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   10-18-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By bam5128
I certainly wouldn't be against it! Sent...

I certainly wouldn't be against it!

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Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   10-17-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By bam5128
Just to tack on a bit when you do the...

Just to tack on a bit when you do the transmission flush, I recommend using Transynd. It will last you much longer and give better protection. Also, if you can I recommend doing the transgo jr when...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   09-30-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By bam5128
That is it! I was planning on going with spicer...

That is it! I was planning on going with spicer through Amazon. Funny how Amazon tells me it won't fit my truck... (me listening to Amazon is kind of what started this fiasco)

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Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   09-30-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By bam5128
It seems the 2 piece were used for the long beds...

It seems the 2 piece were used for the long beds w/ CC or EC. I have seen some other posts on other forums where people said they had the steel shafts with the larger yokes as well... they seem to be...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   09-30-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By bam5128
I don't have any reason to think it's...

I don't have any reason to think it's aftermarket. I bought it from a guy I knew in September 2017. It's the steel shaft (covered in rust). The u joint caps are about 1 3/8" in diameter where as the...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   09-30-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By bam5128
Additionally, I believe the 1410 may be the wrong...

Additionally, I believe the 1410 may be the wrong size for mine. It shows 1.2" diameter and my u joint caps are ~1 3/8"

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Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   09-30-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By bam5128
May I ask your reasoning for non greasable? I'm...

May I ask your reasoning for non greasable? I'm used to hitting my front end every 3000 miles or so and always greasing my vehicle in the marine corps so I figured it would be worth the small extra...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   09-28-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By bam5128
06 ECSB 4x4 U joint

After 3 trips to advance, an amazon order and a few hours of internet research, I have no idea what U joints are for my truck. Can someone please help?!?!?

2006 ECSB 4x4 one piece steel...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   09-11-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By bam5128
I may be wrong but I think he was talking about...

I may be wrong but I think he was talking about the front of the drive shaft u joint

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Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   09-11-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By bam5128
Maybe the u joints are my issue after all... 134k...

Maybe the u joints are my issue after all... 134k miles isn't high for them from what I've read but I suppose not terrible. It looks like you got the acDelco ones with the zero fittings. That's the...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   09-07-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By bam5128
I've had this clunk going on in mine when...

I've had this clunk going on in mine when stopping and pulling out. Ive recently replaced the trans mount when doing transgo jr and pump rub kit. I've pulled and greased the rear drive shaft splines...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   09-05-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By bam5128
Out of curiosity, when was the last time you...

Out of curiosity, when was the last time you flushed it and what kind of fluid did you use?

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Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   08-12-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By bam5128
I thought it was a matter of the splines not...

I thought it was a matter of the splines not being greased before. I pulled the driveshaft and greased the splines (they had none) and replaced it and the noise was still there.

Or are you...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   08-12-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By bam5128
Had a buddy with me this weekend who got out and...

Had a buddy with me this weekend who got out and stood next to the truck to listen. He said he feels like it's coming from around the middle of the truck. The noise also seems to be getting...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   08-08-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By bam5128
Sorry for kind of hijacking your post...

Sorry for kind of hijacking your post Blumaruder...

I have also noticed that on occasion I will hear the same noise when coming to a stop leading me to believe it may be suspension related (ball...
Forum: 06-07 LBZ & LLY Duramax Powertrain   08-07-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By bam5128
Just tried it on my way home from work to see if...

Just tried it on my way home from work to see if I could duplicate the noise with the brakes on. Nothing but a little spin on the tires

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