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how many miles is on your plow truck?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by bow2no1, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. bow2no1

    bow2no1 Senior Member
    Messages: 338

    i have a 02 2500hd 6.0L 4l80e origanal drive train. 142,000mi
  2. 2004chevy2500hd

    2004chevy2500hd Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    2004 2500HD 6.0L - 85,000 - lots of things have been replaced - very strong. Boss 7'6" SD straight blade...

    love the truck, except for the gas mileage


    OK - one more wish....Wish it was a 4dr.
  3. mycirus

    mycirus Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 589

    2008 CCSB Duramax has 25,000 miles

    2001 CCSB Gasser has 120,000 miles and I still love this one too. Runs great and is a great truck.
  4. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    2006 3500SRW DMAX/ALLY----113K miles and app. 4600 hours---best plow truck I've ever seen.
  5. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    2003 Silverado 2500 - 84,000

    2004 Silverado 2500 - 80,000

    2007 Silverado 3500 - 38,000
  6. Mr. Jon

    Mr. Jon Senior Member
    from Jersey
    Messages: 136

    2007 3500hd dmax 116k miles, starts & runs like brand new. Will buy a new one after 300k miles.
  7. ColvinsPS

    ColvinsPS Member
    Messages: 73

    95 f350 dually dump 4x4, 7.3, e4od- 96,000 miles. Just had an hd tranny rebuild done.
  8. carkey351

    carkey351 Senior Member
    Messages: 229

    2000 2500 -193,000 all original except that the transfer case has been on its way out the last 5,000 miles; will rebuild it this spring..
  9. Zigracer

    Zigracer Member
    Messages: 34

    2010 Silverado 1500. 4,800 miles.
  10. bow2no1

    bow2no1 Senior Member
    Messages: 338

    found the problem:mechanic:

    i did have my transfer case rebuilt last year, it was losing fluid. turned out there was a clip in there that had chaifed a pencil led sized hole in the case.
    according to the guy who rebuilt it he said the dealer had new clips right in stock and it was a slightly different. apparently GM has had problems with these, but not enough for a recall.
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2011
  11. blogsdon

    blogsdon Member
    Messages: 63

    2000 Chevy c/k 2500 gasser 157,000 all original. Runs great no tranny problems yet...knocking on wood:)
  12. rjlucas4th

    rjlucas4th Member
    Messages: 41

    2005 3500 SRW Duramax/Allison, just hit 158k and the only thing Ive replaced is a water pump, idler arm and pitman arm. Awsome trucks!!
  13. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    Then you would be a member of the infamous pump rub club.GM should be paying for your membership dues,but they won't.I hope your rebuilder also put that plate washer behind that clip,otherwise the same thing might happen again.
  14. Mr. Jon

    Mr. Jon Senior Member
    from Jersey
    Messages: 136

    My 2007 has slightly loose idler & pitman arms and I just ordered the support kit from Cognito. Check it out, it should fix the problem of these parts wearing out. http://www.cognitomotorsports.com/p..._Arm_Support_Kit.html?left_select_reset=reset
    Got it for $216 from Alligator Performance. My dealer wanted $800 to replace the idler & pitman arms so I'm hoping to solve the problem with this kit and save almost $600.
  15. rjlucas4th

    rjlucas4th Member
    Messages: 41

    Thanks for the info and link. I have actually debated ordering that kit for mine too. I put the new arms on myself last spring and it wasnt too bad and I replaced them with lifetime warranty ones from NAPA so all I will have in them now is my time if they wear out again. Cognito makes some pretty awsome stuff. Im looking at the 4-6 NTBD lift for my dually so I can put the fullsize rig wheels on it this spring. They are not cheap but def seem like the GM suspension experts.
  16. exmark1

    exmark1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,321

    2011 Ford F-350 2600 Miles
    2003 Dodge 2500 108,000 Miles
    2000 Ford F-250 137,000 Miles
    1999 Ford F-250 146,000 Miles
    1994 Chevy 2500 215,000 Miles
  17. chevyman51

    chevyman51 Senior Member
    Messages: 537

    1995 k1500 175,643 miles
  18. bill7101

    bill7101 Member
    Messages: 34

    1992 GMC 2500 238,000 runs strong, not sure if its 2nd engine or not but know the trans was redone before I bought it 4 years ago
  19. Blacksmith Cycl

    Blacksmith Cycl Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    2002 2500HD 195,000 miles!! This truck runs, drives, and looks like a low mileage truck! It was a parts truck at a dealership where my wife used to work and was METICULOUSLY maintained. I have a folder of maintenance records/repairs about 4" thick that starts with the origional window sticker!

    BTW...I just recently bought it and don't know much about the particualrs of the 2500HD models. Do you guys have any tips, tricks, or common problem areas specific to this truck? If you recently bought one what would be the things you would IMMEDIATELY check, service, or modify?

    Should I make this a seperate thread?

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,362

    The Cognito kit won't fix an already loose or worn out part. It will keep a new part from wearing as fast.