Last post on Apr 10, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, HUMMER, Truck
#3 of 6 Re: 4.5L V8 Duramax diesel for 2010 1/2-ton GM trucks [rockylee]
Mar 04, 2008 (8:35 pm)
Hopefully they offer it in the sierra because we all know that the sierra is the gem of the GM truck line. Even if they do not offer a more powerful version the look of the sierra is so much better than the silverado anyways. I wonder how long after the debut will there be some aftermarket parts available for chevy and GMC i.e. exhaust, intake, and headers?
#4 of 6 Re: 4.5L V8 Duramax diesel for 2010 1/2-ton GM trucks [duramaxjunkie]
Mar 13, 2008 (7:47 am)
Headers don't typically come as part of the diesel upgrade package. I'm sure it could be done, but they would need to be much stronger and better insulating than gasoline-V8 headers. Turbo-back exhaust and intake are always big improvements.
IMHO, this is so better way to go than hybrid trucks and large SUVs.
#5 of 6 Re: 4.5L V8 Duramax diesel for 2010 1/2-ton GM trucks [rsholland]
Apr 10, 2009 (6:33 pm)
I wonder how the mileage will compare to the hybrid? The torque is obviously higher. And I suspect it will not have that lower air dam that restricts activity off-road. But, where I live, diesel is about 15 cents/gallon more expensive than regular gas. 25% better mileage should put it in the 15 - 21 mpg range.