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Old 05-02-2010, 01:12 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I don't think there is much difference between my LBZ (360 HP) and the LMM (365 HP). The LMM has 5 more HP and added emissions which probably negate the 5 HP, and a new body design. If it were an LB7 I might put a programmer on it, but IIRC they are 300 HP, have no cat, and pull well. My brother in law has an LB7 with the Banks 6 gun and 4" exhaust and can keep up with me on flat ground, and only slows a bit more than I do going over the Grapevine. I agree with LtEng5, how much power do you really need, and IMHO if you are climbing lots of hills you might be 5, maybe 10 minutes behind everyone else at the end of the day, and I would be happy with that.

07 Chev Classic Crew Cab D/A LBZ Long Bed 4x4
AirLift Airbags
Autometer UltraLite II Boost/Pyro with Pillar Mount
LT265/75-16 BFG Rigged Terrain T/A's
American Eagle 16x8 Series 102 Wheels
MBRP 4" Cat Back Exhaust
Reese 16K Signature Hitch

2001 Ford Excursion - Powerstroke - Sold
2002 Toyota Tundra - Sold
2006 Toyota 4Runner - Sold
2008 Jayco Eagle 299RLS 5th Wheel - Sold
2011 Tundra Crewmax
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