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Old 09-29-2007, 04:49 PM   #15
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Congrats on the new burb!
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Old 09-29-2007, 05:04 PM   #16
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Which engine? Is she a 4wd? Tail gate or cargo doors?
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Old 09-29-2007, 05:20 PM   #17
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Congrats on the new burb!
YEA!!! My Airstream is no longer land locked. I am now about to head out to the open road. Right after I have the Burb check out by my mechanic.




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Old 09-29-2007, 05:24 PM   #18
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YEA!!! My Airstream is no longer land locked. I am now about to head out to the open road. Right after I have the Burb check out by my mechanic.




Thanks, Fyrzowt
Congrats.......Now yer talkin..Fill us in on all the details!!!!!
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Old 09-29-2007, 05:25 PM   #19
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Welcome to the Burb Club!!
mine is a 93 454.
great dedicated TV.
Enjoy your pullin
may make you change your forum name to burblover.
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Old 09-29-2007, 06:26 PM   #20
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If you end up looking at a 2000 or newer, there is an engine run hour meter. You can access this by holding in the odometer reset but for about ten seconds with the engine off. Take this run hour figure and divide it into the odometer mileage. the result is the average mph that the Sub was run during its life. The higher the number the better. Over 40 is super, the 30's is good, the 20's is OK, and under 20mph I wouldn't touch.

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What position is the key in while you do this?
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Old 09-29-2007, 06:36 PM   #21
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Great looking vehicle and good decision. All those little dents and dings on the black one point to an owner that is a little less than careful with his expensive equipment. AC if you start digging can head North of 2 grand if it is not functional. Besides, with patience the good ones are out there and you found one. White is the way to go, even a fully functioning ac in the desert will have trouble keeping a black vehicle ice cold.

Enjoy that bad boy, it will look great pulling your AS.
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Old 09-29-2007, 06:42 PM   #22
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Welcome to the Burb Nation, SaabL. We baught ours, a 99, 5.7, 4whd, black with tan leather, and full tow pacage, about 3 years ago. It had 50k miles, had never towed anything, and looked like new. ( $15k ) My only complaint is like all GM trucks the brakes could be better. The more you drive it, the more you will Love it. Hey, what's wrong with black? Just remember, "Wax on, wax off." LJH 6196
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Old 09-29-2007, 07:07 PM   #23
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Welcome to the Burb Nation, SaabL. We baught ours, a 99, 5.7, 4whd, black with tan leather, and full tow pacage, about 3 years ago. It had 50k miles, had never towed anything, and looked like new. ( $15k ) My only complaint is like all GM trucks the brakes could be better. The more you drive it, the more you will Love it. Hey, what's wrong with black? Just remember, "Wax on, wax off." LJH 6196
Now I was wondering why no one had jumped on me for dising the black Surburban. Please let me explain. Personally I think that black is in fact the most beautiful paint anyone can have on a vehical. I am a person that doesn't want to have to spend the time that it takes to up keep it properly. Most people really do not keep them polished enough. I couldn't do a Black car justise and I knew that. So when the white Burb presented itself I was releaved. I am also most likely going to be spending alot of time down in Florida. The heat down there is not kind to those in black cars.

So to all you "Black Burb Owners" I solute you as are a better men than I.
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Old 09-29-2007, 07:13 PM   #24
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Although I'm a Ford TV guy, I just want to congratulate you on making a great buy. And regarding the 4WD--while it adds 800-900 pounds to the vehicle weight, and that will cost you some gas, the first time you have to back your rig into an offcamber jacknife uphill loose dirt campsite and you switch on the 4WD, it will be worth it. Many a transmission in 2WD TVs has come home with Reverse cooked.
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What position is the key in while you do this?
The key does not even need to be in the ignition to access the engine run hours function. Push the manual trip odometer reset knob and the mileage will appear. Keep holding the button and do not release it. In about 10 seconds the engine hours figure will appear on the digital read-out.

This is a neat feature when looking at used vehicles because you can get this info without the owner or salesman being any the wiser. Almost no owners know that this function even exists. The vast majority of the salesmen don't have a clue, either.
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Old 09-29-2007, 11:22 PM   #26
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Cool thanks!

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The key does not even need to be in the ignition to access the engine run hours function. Push the manual trip odometer reset knob and the mileage will appear. Keep holding the button and do not release it. In about 10 seconds the engine hours figure will appear on the digital read-out.

This is a neat feature when looking at used vehicles because you can get this info without the owner or salesman being any the wiser. Almost no owners know that this function even exists. The vast majority of the salesmen don't have a clue, either.
Cool thanks! We're away from home in the MH at the moment but I'll check our Yukon XL when we get home.
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Old 09-30-2007, 04:07 AM   #27
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That was a close one
I think you came out much better...
But, you should feel guilty, poor guy with the white one, you should go back and give him some more money...thats just too good of a steal...I meen deal.
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. . So to all you "Black Burb Owners" I salute you as are a better men than I.
I thought that Black Suburbans could only be owned by the Secret Service, LAPD-SWAT, or CTU.

When they go out of warranty, they give them to Jack Bauer. He crashes them into walls and walks away without a scratch. I saw him do it. I was watching from an overpass 1/4 mile away, and it broke one of my kneecaps.
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