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Old 08-09-2012, 10:03 PM   #1
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Default Thoughts on a 03-06 Silverado SS. What should I look out for?

Anyone have any personal experience with these trucks? I'm thinking about getting one for a DD and to trailer my Camaro. I deff want the awd, and would like to know if there's anything I should look for as far signs of possible drive train problems? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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I loved my 03 SSS. Transmission and front suspension are the main items to look at.
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Thanks, that's good to know. Now I just have to find a good deal on one. Seems like everyone wants sugested retail on them.
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even the owners of high mileage clapped out SS trucks want way too much for em.
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I sold mine for 12k with 85k miles on it. My buddy had one with a hurt motor that was a show truck and he sold it for 10k. The deals are out there just don't get in a hurry.
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even the owners of high mileage clapped out SS trucks want way too much for em.
True story I've been lookin for some time
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I think my buddy got his 04 about 3yrs ago for about 15k with @ 50k miles super clean from a dealership. His trans has lasted a while cam, 3200 stall, full bolt ons and a 150 shot. I think he ran somewhere in the mid to low 7s in the 1/8th spraying from a dig.
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here's an 03 with 36k miles for 16k...
http://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/ctd/3163060586.html

and an 06..but I'm not sure on it
http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/3180522604.html

thought I found another one but it ended up having like 220k miles...
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I called about the one in DFW with 36k miles and a maganacharger for 15900 but damn, that thing looks like someone went all out at VATOzone. Lol! I think some of the stuff can be replaced with stock parts but I didn't want to spend more than $13 on a 03-05 truck.
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Ro, buddy of mine is selling his single cab duramax diesel. Not sure how much he's asking for it, but I'll ask if you're interested. He's also got his 408 Silverado SS for sale, but it's a racetruck, lol. He's selling the trailer too. He's getting out of the race scene I guess, duramax, SS, and trailer are for sell below.

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Ro, buddy of mine is selling his single cab duramax diesel. Not sure how much he's asking for it, but I'll ask if you're interested. He's also got his 408 Silverado SS for sale, but it's a racetruck, lol. He's selling the trailer too. He's getting out of the race scene I guess, duramax, SS, and trailer are for sell below.

Thanks bro, but I'm gonna hold off.
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Watch out for salvage titles. Those trucks are the most stolen wrecked and rebuilt ones out there

Here's the site I use for free vin checks

http://tecius.com/vin/
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