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    Mandatory breathalyzers for new cars

    Another point to "black market bypass" gadgets would be Vehical inspection/emisson testing. In order to get your tags for the year, it must pass inspection. Of course there will always be a small black market for that..... lol BUT would be another money grabber approch like emisson testing...
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    07 Tahoe 5.3L DoD killed it, Mama wants a 6.0

    trunnion and push rods added to the list, Will be sitting down, filling out the order this evening. I haven't read any of the articals yet, but intend too. Busy with OT to buy this tahoe stuff. Was talking to the wifes' boss ( he runs a body shop) Sounds like a pile of LS4's and a few square...
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    07 Tahoe 5.3L DoD killed it, Mama wants a 6.0

    Yep got the cam sprocket (3bolt) kit along with a single row chain. So I NEED the .080 push rods? or can the old stock ones work? This tahoe isn't going to see anything over 4200RPM ish. Its why I went with the low lift stage 2 cam, something like 5800 Rpm is its max perfomance. If i'm...
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    07 Tahoe 5.3L DoD killed it, Mama wants a 6.0

    just an update, with ya'lls input and doing some looking around , this is whats going to go down; Texas Speed & performance AFM/DOD delete kit, TSP Stage 2 low lift 212/218 .550-.550 112LSA cam with springs, Melling High Volume oil pump. Going to pull the engine, pull the pan, rear main seal...
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    Mandatory breathalyzers for new cars

    I'm sure with in time, there will be many new added features, just like this, I see GPS intergrated with this blow start thingy, atonomus systems and all those other annoying features , lane assest, along with that "someones beside you" light thing in the mirror. Wifes '17 50th SS has all...
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    07 Tahoe 5.3L DoD killed it, Mama wants a 6.0

    Yeah after I posted that AMS kit I ran into Texas Speed site, that stage 1 cam they offer along with the kit, looks about right It's her tahoe, but I have to do all the work. ;-) and Its our tow unit as well as her back up winter unit, so , alot to play with as in numbers as ya stated. I...
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    07 Tahoe 5.3L DoD killed it, Mama wants a 6.0

    Thoughts on the AMS Racing AMF/DOD delete kit? They are currently sold out, but is this Kit with the LS9 cam a step in the right direction? Just poking around to see whats out there..as for kits. AFM DOD Delete Kit with LS9 camshaft for 2007-2013 GM Chevrolet 5.3L Trucks / SUVs
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    07 Tahoe 5.3L DoD killed it, Mama wants a 6.0

    well , Its parked for now ( the Tahoe) The Wife works at a body shop and has worked on some replacement parts and from what I am hearing a full on Paint job? Its black. I'll slip through some adds hear and there, I won't do a top end rebuild without paying attention to the bottom end ...
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    07 Tahoe 5.3L DoD killed it, Mama wants a 6.0

    Funny this was all "commented" while I was fading my thinking too this. Yes I can turn a wrench, but my mechanic yrs fade around 2002/05 for some. Folks that tinker almost on the dialy/weekely know more of the "ins and outs" over just me just pulling out what I have and rebuilding or...
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    07 Tahoe 5.3L DoD killed it, Mama wants a 6.0

    Thanks for the info, Yeah I know down the road other stuff will have to swapped, but for how she drives it for the most part lol it should hold together for a while, if she breaks it, guess it will get parked until then..lol Watching alot of Richard Holdener yt stuff, I'm liking that SS2 Cam...
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    07 Tahoe 5.3L DoD killed it, Mama wants a 6.0

    Looking and gathering all the details on a 6.0swap. Tahoe has 220,xxxmi and the #1 cyclinder (lifters) is where the noise is coming from. We were aware of this, just not now, winter is on us, but anywho, What I found so far, go for the 07 6.0 almost all the sensors are int he same spot. Will...

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