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Old 12-23-2009, 09:26 AM   #11
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LOL @ ghost 5spd. I wish I was that imaginative.

Good trucks over all. 228k on mine when I bought it, still at a whopping 228k. Still goes and pulls fast. Has a few minor leaks but doesn't smoke a lick. Well built motors IMO
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Old 12-23-2009, 08:18 PM   #12
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Yeah the one I am looking at seems like a decent truck. Are the auto trans any good in these?
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Old 12-23-2009, 09:55 PM   #13
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Mine shifts a little funny, but Its positive and shifts fine.
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mine has 340 000 km on it, and still VERY strong.
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Definitely a descent setup, I've had a couple 4.0 OHV's and they're all dependable and will go high mileage, I get around 20 mpg highway with 31" tires. Depending on if you have the standard M5OD or the auto 4R55E the manual is a good tranny but the auto you need to make sure to keep up with fluid and filter replacement I think its every 30k and not overheat it and it will be a good transmission, I've overheated mine a couple times but has kept going but have heard different stories from folks that's over heated theirs.
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Common Problem on a 4.0?


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haha I hope the newer SOHC has that problem too
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haha I hope the newer SOHC has that problem too
lol it does.
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rust, tick tick, from the push rod/rocker issue... older heads can crack if you beat the piss out of them every day or neglect the proper maintenance schedule.
my 94 4.0 has 250,+++mi and will be getting new push rods and rockers for the first time since the factory build. it has needed nothing else, other than maintenance. it still grins a little more when it has to pull a chevy out of a hole.
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