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Old 07-28-2013, 09:23 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by TEXASCOASTIE View Post
Jounce bumpers AKA bump stops go to dmaxstore.com new Z71 pointed style are like 50 bucks. One 15 mm nut hold them on 10 min job tops.

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Thanks Texas! You've pointed me in the right direction. Glad I'm not looking at big $'s for a repair. Doing searches and coming up w/ quite a bit of info.

Looks like the way most people are going is the Z71 pointed style as you say. Have seen anyone actually confirmed the material difference, if any, between the two types? I'm sure as heck not going back w/ the original type. 30k miles on my 7 year old truck -- they must have disintegrated b/c of the air.

Any step by step install instructions anywhere? Can I do this w/ truck on ground or do I need to jack up?
2006 Chevy 2500HD Crew Cab 4x4 Duramax LBZ LT, Fire Engine Red
Purchased April 2013 with 25k miles; 62k miles as of Feb 2016 | DSP5 by Idaho Rob (extra mild tunes; running enhanced stock tune for EGR block) -- 4/1/14 | Edge CTS, EGT probe and Dash Pod -- 4/1/14 | Kennedy twins, wire harness and MEGA filter (soon) -- 3/XX/16 | MA pump upgrade kit -- installed 9/7/13; refilled w/ Transynd | Double drain, double pan drop and refill w/ Transynd on 8/17/13; double drain on 12/14/15 and refill w/ Transynd | Suncoast shallow pan filter lock -- installed 8/17/13 | Nicktane adapter -- installed 8/4/13 | Z71 jounce / bump stops -- installed 8/4/13 | Front wheel bearings replaced at 60k Jan 2016
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