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    Motor seized?

    If the oil level is too high, it contacts moving parts in such a manner as air is mixed into it. The result is air pockets in oil galleries, and less liquid oil to cool parts such as piston skirts. The "foam" also sticks in place and doesn't drain back to the pan, and insulates parts from normal...
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    Hello from Michigan

    At least 2 Canadians.
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    What are you doing today?

    Looks like a few from the past are returning. Welcome back.
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    What did you do to your GMT today?

    Been off since Christmas so the Canyon has been tucked away in the garage. Replaced the battery in the equinox with an AGM as the old interstate was getting lazy.
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    Insurance write-offs / salvage buy-backs, etc. (liability vs. 'full coverage')

    I have always kept the full coverage on my vehicles until the end, if in a collision sometimes if the damage is minor they will repair. My daughters VW Jetta was hit from behind two years ago and we were sure it was a write off but they repaired it and the repair costs were just below the value...
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    How long do you plan on keeping your Trailblazer / Envoy?

    Sold mine in April last year as it was just taking up to much of my free time constantly repairing something. Sucked gas like it was going out of style and I started noticing that some big ticket things were likely on the horizon. As I suspected the new owner is pumping some money into her now...
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    New lift kit!!!

    When I did mine I used Massive speed systems with no issues at all, fully adjustable. Did the upper and lower control bars as well that are also adjustable.
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    What did you do to your GMT today?

    3M paint protection installed on the hood and fenders. 18” up.
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    What to do with '04 Envoy when transmission fails?

    You are at a point that I did not want to be in, I made the hard decision to sell mine before the big stuff started going. I think that you have to fix it, if you don’t you will get nothing for it but if you do then you can make the decision to drive it or sell it to the right buyer. Good luck...
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    Post A Pic Of Your GMT RIGHT NOW!!!

    Mine is as new as they come.That option comes on the full size only, great feature.
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    What came in your mail today?

    New seat and pedals for my mountain bike.
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    What did you do to your GMT today?

    Gave her a wash and tucked her back in the garage just before it started raining.
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    Post A Pic Of Your GMT RIGHT NOW!!!

    Late Late model
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    Not new, but I'm back

    I sold my 2005 Envoy and got a new Canyon Denali so I still get to stick around.
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    What are you doing today?

    A few hours to go at work then home bound to the pool.

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