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How-To Articles

Practical advice on a particular subject that gives advice or instruction on a truck maintenance or service. How to articles are usually in the form of step-by-step instructions on how to accomplish a specific task on a GMC Sierra or Chevy Silverado.
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Interior

Discuss the cabin of your Silverado or Sierra truck. Topics in this area contain discussion of door panels and headliners or the dash and carpet, trim, and seats. Talk about your center console, seats, door handles, upholstery, steering wheels or any other item in the cab of your pickup.
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Exterior

Anything to do with the outer exterior of your truck. Discuss all body modifications and repairs including fenders and bumpers, truck beds and bed-liners, hoods and grilles, or doors and windows. All bed and body related things like bedliners, bed caps and bed rails, or campers and toppers.
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Suspension

Discuss the system of springs, shock absorbers, and linkages that connects your truck to it's wheels. The suspension is the the system contributing to the trucks handling, and keeps vehicle occupants comfortable and isolated from road noise, bumps, and vibrations.
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Engine

This is where all of our engine discussion and conversation takes place. Talk about engine diagnostics, adjustments, modifications, performance and care. Motor tuning and repair to gain horsepower and fuel efficiency.
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Performance Tuning

Are you looking to add more power to your truck? Better towing capabilities? Harder shift points? Now, you have a place to ask all of your performance tuning questions. There are separate categories for gas and diesel, so ask away and be ready to feel the power! This forum is for intangible performance ONLY.
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Exhaust

Topics regarding exhaust systems beginning at the headers down the pipes and through the catalytic converter and the mufflers and exhaust tips. We can also discuss emissions, performance cat back exhausts, or any exhaust related topics.
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Transmission/Drivetrain

Transmission and drivetrain related components. Discuss automatic and manual trans repairs and performance or talk about driveshafts or rear-ends and differentials. Diagnostics of 4-speed, 5-speed, or even 6-speed transmissions.
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Brakes

Lets talk about brakes and brake performance. Disc, drum, anti-lock brakes(abs). Discuss brake components like the pads, rotors, calipers, shoes. Pads can be ceramic, metallic, or other. Rotors can be standard, cross-drilled, or slotted.
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Wheels/Tires

Discussion about wheels and tires also called rims and rubber. Tires come in low profile radials, all-terrain passenger tires, sport or off-road tires and even swampers or mud boggers. Talk about backspacing, aluminum or alloys, inflation and wear.
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Climate Control

Topics regarding the climate control in the cabin. Discuss things like air conditioning, refrigerant recharging, and dual climate controls, a/c vents, accumulator or defrosters, heater core, or fan inside the truck.
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Electrical

Discussion specific to electric components of trucks. Category for alternators or batteries, starters and ignition parts, anything 12v and electrical issue like fuses, circuitry, wire, terminals, switches, connectors, bulbs, relays, and wiring. Voltage and amperage diagnosis.
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Towing/Trailers

Discuss towing and trailers and plows, or overdrive and hitch towing capacity (gvw) and tongue weight for heavy loads. This is the place for tow hitches, receivers, and trailer wiring as well as snow plowing.
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Mobile Electronics

Talk about audio systems and mobile video, navigation systems and GPS, car alarms and security systems. Discuss auto competition with amplifiers, subwoofers, sound quality, and SPL. Entertain with satellite radio, CB radio, DVD players, and game consoles.
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Uncategorized Truck Topics

This is an all-purpose area for Silverado/Sierra truck related discussion. These forums typically contain truck related but ill-assorted topics unfit for any other category.
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Detailing

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General A general all-purpose area of the site.

Announcements

Important announcements that everyone should take a moment to read. Site news, updates, and the latest SilveradoSierra.com happenings.
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Truck of the Month

A fun monthly contest where members can enter by posting pictures of their truck and everyone gets the chance to vote on their choice for truck of the month.
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Under ConsTRUCKtion

This forum is designed for members to post a timeline of events for their "truck build". What have you done to your truck? Keep a log of everything here.
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Member Introductions

Hello and welcome to the best Silverado and Sierra truck specific site. Please introduce yourself to the community and make yourself at home. Tell us about yourself and post your introductions and welcome messages here.
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Photochop Phorums

Vehicle image manipulation forums. Transformed photos of Chevy and GMC trucks that have been edited to reflect a desired effect.
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Downloads Download Silverado truck related documentation and digital goods for FREE. Transfer Sierra truck data from our server to your computer system. File shares and interchange ebooks, manuals, and other digital literature. This collection of electronic documents relating to Chevy Silverado's and GMC Sierra's will be provided as they become available.

Owner's Manuals

General Motors has realized that today's savvy consumers know the convenience of downloading large documents and foregoing the bulky paper version. Chevy and GMC have made the voluminous owner's manuals for their vehicles available on their web sites' and we have collected and posted them here, free.
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Electrical Manuals

Light Duty Full Size Silverado/Sierra Truck Electrical Manuals. PDF documents that include descriptions and operation information on the Body Control System, Datalink Comm, BCM, Headlamp, Trailer Wiring, Brake Control, Junction Blocks, Electrical Components, Schematics, Power distribution, Fan controls, Electrical Harness info, and so on.
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Technical Service Bulletins

Technical Service Bulletins, or TSBs, are recommended procedures for repairing vehicles. This forum is still in development and with the help of our members it will get better and better.
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Marketplace This area of the forum is for commerce related posts. When shopping for items for your truck - this is a good first place to look at what other members have found is available, and recommendations for where to look.

Deals Online

If you find things online (Craigslist, eBay, online vendors) that are of general interest to Silverado/Sierra truck owners, you can post the info and links here.
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Classifieds This area of the forum is for posting and browsing classified ads. All classified ads MUST be specifically related to Chevrolet Silverado or GMC Sierra ONLY.

Trucks For Sale

Silverado/Sierra trucks for sale. Classifieds to help sell your pickup or if you're in the market for a new truck you can browse the classifieds.
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Parts/Accessories For Sale or Trade

Buy, sell or trade parts for Silverado/Sierra trucks, accessories, auto parts, replacement, OEM, performance parts, salvage, aftermarket.
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Wanted

Want To Buy (WTB), requests for items, wanted to buy, willing to pay cash for, want-ads. Tell us what you're looking to buy. As always, the theme here is anything for a Chevrolet Silverado or GMC Sierra.
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Seller and Buyer Reviews

Please be sure to review the buyer of your goods or the seller of what you have purchased (whichever applies).
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Vendor Member Section

Vendor Deals

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CariD.com

Need to customize or repair your Chevy Silverado or GMC Sierra? Check out our selection of parts and accessories at CARiD.com, or give us a call at 800.505.3274 for professional advice.
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Carparts.com

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DiabloSport

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Diode Dynamics

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Discount Tire

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Konig Wheels

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MyAirbags.com / UpFix.com

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OE Wheels Distributors

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Rancho Suspension

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WheelsASAP

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Forum Support

Website Concerns

Website questions, comments, feedback. Topics of troubleshooting or complaints regarding components directly relating to this web site. Get help with all aspects of the site or offer suggestions and constructive criticism.
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Site FAQ's

Please check out the frequently asked questions about the site here. There are many questions answered about the site itself and a few HOT, common topics.
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Off Topic Discussions

Tailgate Talk

A collection of items that are not otherwise classifiable, and which have a limited potential purpose. It's the odds and ends that had a limited purpose once, are still functional, and one day may come in handy, but for now...miscellany.
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International

All other areas of the world. Europe, Mexico, South America, etc.
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