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Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, SUV
#13 of 34 Remembering the Old Days...
Oct 26, 2006 (2:55 am)
Remembering the old days a wishing to be back there again. It was sure nice to have a place to go and find information about the GM-900.
When I was searching the internet to find information on the 2007 Chevrolet Suburban that I had ordered, I came across a forum. I noticed that it was called “2007 Chevrolet Tahoe/GMC Yukon”. But with the exceptions of the Suburban body is 20” longer, wheel base is 14” longer and a few other things they are same vehicle. Chevrolet, GMC different trim and options…but close enough. I found that it was very informative and it gave me something to do while I was waiting for my vehicle to be built.
After the vehicle arrived I kept checking the form to find out further information about the vehicle, like problems, concerns, accessories, tips... I wasn’t looking for a specific problems or anything in particular but I did find good information and items that I would not have known or found out about if it wasn’t for that forum. I went as far as having a shortcut on my desktop! After the form was stopped I tried checking the other forums and found myself getting tired sifting through 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003…it became a pain. Going from checking the forum from 4 to 6 times a day, to once a day, I was hoping that someone in authority would reactivate it. I came into the forum at about post # 1500, I then found myself going back and reading all the others to catch up...yes, I have no life.
Be it a Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon, Yukon XL, Avalanche, we all had one thing in common, 2007 GM-900.
As it was said before “Just my 2 cents worth.” Maybe if others will put their own 2 cents in, we could get enough money together and bribe the hosts in starting a 2007 GM-900 Forum Tahoe, Suburban, and Yukon….
#14 of 34 What the hosts mean
Oct 26, 2006 (3:07 am)
is that you can simply go one level up from this discussion, by clicking the link that says "Chevrolet Suburban & Tahoe" in the line at the top of this page reading "Created by twernst10 in the Chevrolet Suburban & Tahoe Message Board", then on the resulting page click the "Track this group" link at the top right side above the list of discussions going on.
Once you do that you'll see the list of discussions with new posts in them each time you come here. And because most of them are fairly specific as to what they're about (for instance- "2007 Tahoe/ 20"Wheels"), you now have a much easier time seeing if there's anything that might be of interest to you. If there's not anything posted about a problem you're experiencing, you can start a new one with the appropriate title. And since you're most concerned with 2007 issues, you can even include the vehicle model info as in the example, so anyone else can easily filter the list without having to browse through hundred or thousands of posts in a single mishmash topic.
The new change is a very good thing. And if you feel lost the old standby "Search" is still around to search through all the topics under a grouping, or even in just a single topic. It may take some time to adjust to, but trust me, in the end it's MUCH easier to find things this way.
#15 of 34 Re: What the hosts mean [jerrywimer]
Oct 26, 2006 (3:53 am)
I understand what the hosts are trying to do, and in some cases it makes since. As I stated before "I wasn’t looking for a specific problems or anything in particular..." I was looking for general discussion. I found it very nice and good reading to go to the last known post and start reading again. Now you have to check different post to find all the information about “2007 Tahoe & Suburban” instead of one.
#16 of 34 Re: What the hosts mean [jerrywimer]
Oct 26, 2006 (7:02 am)
I guess I am the father of this new discussion. I want to thank Tidster and the other host (sorry I forgot your screenname) for allowing my "Bring Back The 2007 Tahoe Board" to morph into the old general 2007 Tahoe/Yukon board. I think we all agree that the need for the general board to be open is great. It allowed us to ask general questions as well as specific ones. With the specific questions creating their own "new" boards. I am happy that so many of my fellow '07 owners are active in this new discussion; it will once again allow us the opportunity to ferret out problems, concerns and most importantly joys that we have with our new American Beasts. . I agree with others and the hosts that one way to keep track is to search, one way is to subscribe to email notices, and one way is just to loyally check the boards. I prefer the latter.
Now let me re-ask a question from many months ago. I have developed an overhead rattle. I believe I have tracked it down to the rear overhead light, the one in the cargo area. My question is, what fixes did the dealer do for any of you? Is there one I can do? I have to bring my '07 in for an oil change next week and would like to have some posibilities before I ask them to spend the day fixing it.
Thanks again to our hosts for responding so quickly and allowing us to have this forum.
#17 of 34 Re: What the hosts mean [twernst10]
by Stever@Edmunds HOST
Oct 26, 2006 (7:08 am)
the other host
The underscore throws a lot of people off.
#18 of 34 Re: Remembering the Old Days... [pdsniper]
Oct 26, 2006 (12:53 pm)
The new way really is nice once you get used to it. I subscribe to the entire make/models that I'm interested, and whenever a new topic is started, it automatically shows up as I click through on "read new posts". I read almost everything, but if something shows up that I'm not interested in, I use that nifty little scrolly wheel on my mouse and get to the bottom and click once more.
Give the new format a chance. I'm learning a lot from you guys and gals. This is the most civil and intelligent auto forum that I've come across yet, and now the format is more modern. Please take the time to get used to it. Thanks!
#19 of 34 Re: Bring Back the 2007 Tahoe Board [twernst10]
Oct 28, 2006 (1:34 am)
I also agree. Bring back the Chevy Tahoe board as well as the 2007 Tahoe board. While you're at it, bring back the Honda Accord board as well as the Toyota 4Runner board which are two others I frequent.
It used to be very easy going to a board and have a general conversation, and go to an alternate board for problems and solutions relating to model year. Now discussions appear to be spread all over the place in new boards.
For example: This board, and especially the Honda Accord board have no place where someone can have a general conversation about the vehicle without going to the related Problems and Solutions forum, OR, opening a new board about a single topic, which is what is happening now all over these forums. Definitely a step backwards for those of us who want to read about current or future vehicles.
#20 of 34 Re: Bring Back the 2007 Tahoe Board [twernst10]
Oct 29, 2006 (5:36 pm)
Not that it matters what I want, but I cast another vote for bringing back the 2007 Tahoe/Yukon forum. I started researching the '07 Tahoe before it came out last January and continued to do so until I bought my LTZ on July 1st. I found a lot of really useful information on the forum. Since my purchase, I continued to find a wealth of information on problems/issues and accessories. It was convenient to only have to click once to hear everything the contributors had to say. Sure, there were discussions that I wasn't necessarily interested in, but I could just check back and catch a thread that was of interest. I realize the new system is not rocket science, but it just seems entirely less convenient to have to click on each topic heading only to find that the particular discussion is not of interest or relevant to my concerns. I liked having everything under one discussion - from cargo mats, bowties, and rear fascia closeouts to rear window molding and mileage concerns. You do a great service here and the readers are clearly knowledgeable (and frequently passionate about their views!), I just preferred it the way it was. Thanks.
#22 of 34 Re: Bring Back the 2007 Tahoe Board [tahoedave]
Nov 09, 2006 (6:49 am)
As I stated in an earlier post, take a look at www.maxima.org, www.ford-trucks.com/forums/index.php and you'll see how a useful the site is when broken out by generation of product. When I'm looking for answers for my 2007 Denali XL, I don't want to have to wade through post for vehicles covering all model years.
I took a look here again this morning to see if the 2007 Yukon/Tahoe/Suburban specific thread was back. It's not and I continue to find the "new" system too cumbersome to deal with.
Hopefully the structure will be re-thought.