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Emergency 9-1-1

Are you broken down somewhere and in need of immediate assistance? Post in here, tell us where you are and what's wrong and hopefully some local members will come out and help you. EMERGENCY SITUATIONS ONLY.
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GM Diesel Engines

Duramax Seventh Generation: 2020+ (L5P)

Discuss the seventh generation of the 6.6L Duramax diesel engine & associated components. Engine related discussion ONLY.
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Duramax Sixth Generation: 2017-2019 (L5P)

Discuss the sixth generation of the 6.6L Duramax diesel engine & associated components. Engine related discussion ONLY.
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Duramax Fifth Generation: 2011-2016 (LML)

Discuss the fifth generation (2011-2016) of the 6.6L Duramax diesel engine & associated components. Engine related discussion ONLY.
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Duramax Fourth Generation: 2007.5-2010 (LMM)

Discuss the fourth generation (2007.5-2010) of the 6.6L Duramax diesel engine & associated components. Engine related discussion ONLY.
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Duramax Third Generation: 2006-2007.5 (LBZ & LLY)

Discuss the third generation (2006-2007.5 LBZ & LLY) of the 6.6L Duramax diesel engine & associated components. 2006 LLY engine discussion also belongs in this forum due to the similarities of the 2006 LBZ and the 2006 LLY. Engine related discussion ONLY.
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Duramax Second Generation: 2004.5-2005 (LLY)

Discuss the second generation (2004.5-2005 LLY) of the 6.6L Duramax diesel engine & associated components. 2006 LLY engine discussion belongs in Third Generation forum due to the differences of the 2006 LLY and the 2004.5-2005 LLY. Engine related discussion ONLY.
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Duramax First Generation: 2001-2004 (LB7)

Discuss the first generation (2001-2004 LB7) of the 6.6L Duramax diesel engine & associated components. Engine related discussion ONLY.
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2.8L Duramax

Discuss the 2.8L Duramax diesel-powered Chevy/GMC and all associated components
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3.0L Duramax

Discuss the 3.0L Duramax diesel-powered Chevy and GMC and all associated components
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6.5L Diesel Engine

Discuss the 6.5 GM diesel engine & associated components. Automatic transmission questions & problems belong in the 4L80/85 - 4L60E - 6L90 Transmission Forum
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6.2L Diesel Engine

Discuss the 6.2 GM diesel engine & associated components.
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All Other GM Diesels

Discuss any other GM Diesel engines... 5.7l Olds, Chevette Diesel, or anything else that doesn't fit anywhere else...
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Upcoming GM Diesels

Discuss new GM diesel engines in development as well as the currently mothballed 4.5L Duramax.
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Builds

Doing a build? Got questions? Ask here and Share your story (& Photos!) here as it proceeds.
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Frankenstein

Did you put a 6.5 in a Camaro? A Duramax in a boat? A Cummins in a Chevy? A Powerstroke in a van? Then you must have a touch of the good Dr. Frankenstein. Post your stories, questions, discussions in here... this is intended to be a place to discuss your questions on how to, what to do, etc...
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Speciality Forums

Drivetrain - 2020+

Discuss front and rear axle, transfer case, brakes, etc. Transmission questions belong in the appropriate transmission forum below. Seventh Generation...
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Drivetrain - 2017-2019

Discuss front and rear axle, transfer case, brakes, etc. Transmission questions belong in the appropriate transmission forum below. Sixth generation...
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Drivetrain - 2011-2016

Discuss front and rear axle, transfer case, brakes, etc. Transmission questions belong in the appropriate transmission forum below. Fifth generation..
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Drivetrain - 2001 - 2010

Discuss front and rear axle, transfer case, brakes, etc. Transmission questions belong in the appropriate transmission forum below. First through fourth generation...
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Suspension & Steering - 2020+

Discuss OEM & aftermarket suspension, lifts, street suspension, air ride suspension, steering components, etc. Seventh generation....
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Suspension & Steering - 2017-2019

Discuss OEM & aftermarket suspension, lifts, street suspension, air ride suspension, steering components, etc. Sixth Generation...
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Suspension & Steering - 2011-2016

Discuss OEM & aftermarket suspension, lifts, street suspension, air ride suspension, steering components, etc. Fifth generation...
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Suspension & Steering - 2001 - 2010

Discuss OEM & aftermarket suspension, lifts, street suspension, air ride suspension, steering components, etc. First through fourth generation.
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Wheels & Tires

Discuss wheels & tires. Sponsored by Discount Tire
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HVAC

Discuss Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning related issues on Duramax equipped trucks.
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Interior

Discuss upholstery, trim, gauges, etc. No audio & electronics please.
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Exterior

Discuss body work, frame, molding, paint, etc. No wheels & tires please.
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Electrical

Discuss anything related to OEM & aftermarket electrical devices including: stereos, speakers, video, batteries, starters, the body control module, lighting, etc.
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Maintenance & Fluids

Discuss products, techniques, intervals, and fluids for maintaining your GM truck including oil and oil additives, fuel and fuel additives, alternative fuels (Bio-D, SVO, WVO), filters, grease, and maintenance specific tools.
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3500 Dually Trucks

Discuss topics and issues related specifically to 3500 Dually GM trucks. Please keep engine and drivetrain topics out of this forum and in their appropriate forums.
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Medium Duty Trucks

Discuss GM Kodiak/Topkicks, 4500/5500 & up medium duty engine & all associated components.
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Vans

Discuss topics specific to vans equipped with a GM diesel engine.
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Towing

Discuss Anything Related To Towing With Your Diesel. Any RV-specific discussions belong here.
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GM Transmissions

Allison OEM

Discuss repairing & maintaining an OEM Allison automatic transmission.
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Allison Aftermarket

Discuss aftermarket Allison upgrades as well as repairing & maintaining them.
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ZF-6 OEM

Discuss repairing & maintaining the OEM ZF-6 manual transmission.
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ZF-6 Aftermarket

Discuss aftermarket ZF6 upgrades as well as repairing & maintaining them.
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4L80/85E Transmissions. 6L90 Transmission

Discuss the 4L80/85E transmissions found in the 6.2/6.5L equipped vehicles and Duramax equipped vans. 6L90 discussion.
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Power, Performance & Tuning

Seventh Generation Duramax Electronics/Tuners

Discuss 2020+ Duramax engine electronic upgrades including C.A.R.B compliant tuners
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Sixth Generation Duramax Electronics/Tuners

Discuss 2017-2019 Duramax engine electronic upgrades including C.A.R.B compliant tuners, etc..
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Fifth Generation Duramax Electronics/Tuners

Discuss 2011-2016 Duramax engine electronic upgrades including chips, tuners, programmers, etc.
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Fourth Generation Duramax Electronics/Tuners

Discuss 2007.5-2010 LMM Duramax engine electronic upgrades including chips, tuners, programmers, etc.
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Third Generation Duramax Electronics/Tuners

Discuss 2006-2007.5 LBZ & LLY Duramax engine electronic upgrades including chips, tuners, programmers, etc.
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Second Generation Duramax Electronics/Tuners

Discuss 2004.5-2005 LLY Duramax engine electronic upgrades including chips, tuners, programmers, etc.
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First Generation Duramax Electronics/Tuners

Discuss 2001-2004 LB7 Duramax engine electronic upgrades including chips, tuners, programmers, etc.
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Fuel System, Air, Exhaust & Emissions Upgrades

Discuss upgrades to the Duramax fuel system and air system. Bigger turbochargers, more turbo chargers, air boxes, exhaust systems, emissions systems, and fuel pumps all go here.
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Propane, Nitrous, & Water Meth

Discuss the addition and use of propane, nitrous oxide, and water methanol injection.
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Other Performance Discussion

Anything not covered by the other performance forums.
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Competition

Competition Results

Post results of drag racing, sled pulling, & dyno events. New personal bests and improvements also belong here. Upcoming events belong in the appropriate events forum.
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Drag Racing

Discuss truck setup, driver technique, rules, regulations, organizations, etc. for drag racing.
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Sled Pulling

Discuss truck setup, driver technique, rules, regulations, organizations, etc. for sled pulling.
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Bench Racing

Post your kill & smoke stories, friendly smack talk, bench racing and call outs in this forum.
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The Information Place

Technical Service Bulletins (TSB)

Listing of Technical Service Bulletins for GM trucks.
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Buying or Selling a Truck Questions

No Ads If you're looking to buy a new truck (new to you, or brand new) or selling a truck, come on in and post your questions here...
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VIN Check Requests

Request VIN history reports. Read The Sticky "READ BEFORE POSTING-HOW TO GET VIN/BUILD SHEET INFO Effective June 3, 2015"
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Warranty Issues, Service & Recalls

Discuss all of your General Motors Warranty, Service and Recall related issues here.
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Do It Yourself, Useful Articles & Product Reviews

Detailed articles containing procedures, steps, & images to aid the do-it-yourselfer plus product reviews.
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Other Vehicles

GM Gassers

Discuss any of the GM gas engines & associated components.
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Tractors

Discuss anything farm tractor related.
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Any Other Vehicles

Discuss anything else - diesel powered or not - including Ford Powerstrokes, Dodge Cummins, Big Rigs, Volkswagon, Mercedes, etc.
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Other Topics

The Home & Property Place

Need help figuring out how to hook up a water heater, install a garage door, set a fireplace? Ask in here...
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Shop Talk

Discuss everything in your shop/garage including tools, machines, layout, etc.
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The Food Place

Do you have a favorite recipe? Do you like to eat? Want to talk about it? Come on in...
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Off The Beaten Path

A forum dedicated to weekend trail warriors, swamp divers, mud eaters ATV's and rock crawlers.
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Seen any good, bad, or ugly trucks? Take a pic and post it here...
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The Guns & Ammo Place

Do you own a gun? Do you hunt? Have questions about ammo? Come on in...
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Truck Uses

Discuss the many practical uses for our trucks including towing, hauling, trailering, off-roading, snow plowing, and anything else that comes to mind.
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The MacGyver Place

A forum for discussing DIY solutions for your truck and/or your equipment. Share your tips, your ideas, and your solutions... or ask for help from others
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Marketplace

Great Deals

Have you found a Great Deal? This forum is created to share and find discounts, sales, and other deals found online. (No Commercial Vendor or Private Party postings allowed)
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Member Feedback

Help the community by posting feedback regarding Market Place transactions.
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Regional Discussions

Events, Rallies, & Regional Discussion

Know of an upcoming event or rally? Wanna talk with others in your area? Looking to create a Club? This is the place to have a discussion.
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Georgia Diesel Owners Club

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INDP

INDP is Drag racers, Sled pullers and all around diesel enthusiasts. for Indiana residents only.
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Montana DP Member Club

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Old School Oil Burners (Old SOBs)

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Pacific Iron Mountain Truck Club

Primarily serves BC & Washington - The purpose is to bring all owners of (~GM~ Dodge~ Ford~) together. To have a comfortable place to gather, discuss & answer technical questions, arrange meets, & is open to anyone who shows a passion for trucks in general ( no matter if your stock OR highly modified ) this is a place for you!
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The Suburban Club

Own a 'Burb? Join likeminded owners here.
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TN Diesel Place Club

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BDS Suspension

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CARiD.com

Need to customize or repair your truck? Check out our selection of parts and accessories at CARiD.om, or give us a call at 800.505.3274 for professional advice. www.carid.com
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Dirty Hooker Diesel

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