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Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Chevrolet, Truck
Jun 21, 2001 (10:39 am)
This discussion is for the Silverado 2500 owners.
#2 of 118 Somebody has to be 1st
Jun 21, 2001 (10:59 am)
So, I guess I'm it.
2000 Silverado 2500 4x4 6.0L 5spd Reg Cab Longbed
Average mpg - 14.0 w/pop up camper
Longest trip 7500 miles to West Virginia, Michigan and back to California
#3 of 118 and someone had to follow...........
Jun 22, 2001 (12:22 pm)
2000 Silverado Ext.Cab 3dr., 2500 Shortbed 2wd, 5.3 4spd. auto, locker, trailer pkg. Installed Borla Cat Back Dual Exhaust at 700 miles (anybody need a new o.e.m. exhaust system??)
Ordered 12/99, Built 2/9/00 Took delivery 2/26/00 - 17000 miles to date, no major problems 12-14 mpg around town 17.8 mpg best highway so far.
Towing 18 1/2' travel trailer 10 mpg. Well didn't buy it for the mileage obviously.
#4 of 118 And then there was four
Jul 06, 2001 (6:49 pm)
2000 silverado ext cab s.b. LT with fourth door 6.0,3:73 gears. mpg,not so good. Put on a few after market accessories.I pull a 29' fifth wheel camper and other toys.See the pics at http://www.picturetrail.com/careyace I have pics of some accessories and some of my c/k trucks I had too.No problems to speak of as of now.Bought it off the lot in March 2000 and its got 18000 miles.
Stuck in a pic of the window sticker too.
#5 of 118 Guess I'll make it Five
Jul 08, 2001 (12:26 pm)
2001 Silverado 2500HD 4WD, SB, 4dr, 4.1 axle, 6.0L engine, auto, snow plow prep. Picked it up just a week ago. LOVE IT!! We'll see how things go as I rack up the miles. Not happy with the Chevy splashguards -- not long enough to keep the mud (and my gravel driveway) from hitting the rocker panels. Would have preferred the painted running boards, but told by the dealer that they wouldn't work with the wheel flares (which come standard). Opted for wheel-to-wheel step rails, due in a week. Also planning on getting a rhinoliner. Anyone had any experience with them?
Jul 08, 2001 (8:20 pm)
Have had my rhino liner since april of 2000.
No negative things to report about it
#7 of 118 Ryan.......Since when do you own a 2500 ???
Jul 10, 2001 (7:46 am)
Last I heard it was a 1500. Or are you wishing you bought a real truck? haha
#8 of 118 Careyace
Jul 10, 2001 (7:55 am)
Go to my photo album and take a look at the mud flaps I installed (they would be under the Borla photos), they are readily available at any good auto parts store (Autozone, Pep Boys, etc) and the install involed no drilling into the truck metal I used all existing holes to install, they are 100% better then those preformed ones that do diddly when they are needed most, cover more surface area and don't trap dirt behind them as the preformed do.
#9 of 118 rayt2 / jovanotti
Jul 10, 2001 (6:32 pm)
I think you met to respond to jovanotti in regards to the splash guards. If you look at my pics I didn't have any when the pics were taken but I have since put on the "preformed" guards and they seem to work pretty well.
jovaotti,I also did a spray in liner but I did line-x. I think the bigger name liners all hold up good but I could be wrong.
#10 of 118 Careyace.
Jul 16, 2001 (11:00 am)
Be sure to check behind those preformed mud guards now & then because they do tend to trap dirt/sand/grit between them and the body making the paint prematurely wear off and rust to invade the space.
Been there done that....