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Re: 19trax95's 2015 High Country Duramax

Postby 19trax95 [OP] » Dec 17 2019, 1:13am

I don't think I'm going to lift this one. Maybe level it a tad. I want to focus more on the performance and reliability mods on this one before I go after the visual effects.
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Re: 19trax95's 2015 High Country Duramax

Postby thkbaron » Dec 17 2019, 2:14am

Nicely done! I picked up my Power Wagon today. I'm pissed because the girl messed my tire request up. I wanted 315 70 17s on there and ended up with 295 70 17's. She also didn't face the white letters out. I do like the tires though. I may toss the whole set up on craigslist and see what happens. I'll still go with a smaller wheel though.. I really like the truck. I'm glad you picked yours up man! Congrats.
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Re: 19trax95's 2015 High Country Duramax

Postby 19trax95 [OP] » Dec 17 2019, 2:16am

Thanks. I seen your truck in your thread. Looks good. In my personal opinion I think the white letters wouldnt look best facing of with those wheels. Black out looks better imo.

But that thing is up there. Is that stock for the power wagons or does it have a small lift on it?
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Re: 19trax95's 2015 High Country Duramax

Postby Chevyguy317 » Dec 17 2019, 2:41am

First off, congrats on the new truck!!

What made you go to the Duramax life? Wanted more towing capacity?
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Re: 19trax95's 2015 High Country Duramax

Postby 19trax95 [OP] » Dec 17 2019, 2:47am

Mainly was at the point with my 17 that i was really wanting more power. And all I had left was either build the motor or go forced induction. And then a gear swap.

Either case I was looking probably around $6-7k plus by the time I was done.

The duramax as a lot more potential to make power. Granted it's still pricey, but a simple delete and tune for around $1600 can have me at nearly 500hp and 900 ft/lbs torque on the max effort tune. The more mild tunes are still no joke either.

Heck even stock this thing pulls like an animal. Can pass on the highway without it even downshifting from 6th. It just hunkers down and pulls.
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Re: 19trax95's 2015 High Country Duramax

Postby Chevyguy317 » Dec 17 2019, 3:09am

I look forward to the build updates, I'm sure the thing will be a monster!
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Re: 19trax95's 2015 High Country Duramax

Postby 19trax95 [OP] » Dec 17 2019, 3:16am

This is definitely going to be a longer term build I think.

There are a few main things I feel I absolutely need to do. First being lift pump.

Then delete and tune. I'm torn if I should just do it right away or wait until I have my first issue with the underbelly torpedo.

I do have some warranty left on the truck. There is a few months left of the GM powertrain left then I did get a supplemental warranty which covers me for 100k for electronics and powertrain, including the fuel system. I normally do not get the extra warranty, but it was actually a reasonable price and the terms were decent imo. Obviously when I do tune/delete that goes out the window though lol.
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Re: 19trax95's 2015 High Country Duramax

Postby Chevyguy317 » Dec 17 2019, 3:26am

Ya I was just going to say... deleting the tune will void any warranty you got. Would the lift pump void any warranties? I am not really sure what that is.
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Re: 19trax95's 2015 High Country Duramax

Postby 19trax95 [OP] » Dec 17 2019, 3:30am

Yes the lift pump would would warranty. But that doesnt leave a trace if your take it off. The tune does.

Basically the lift pump feeds fuel to the high pressure pump. Makes its life easier while also filtering, de-airating and separating any water from the fuel.
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Re: 19trax95's 2015 High Country Duramax

Postby hunt4steve » Dec 17 2019, 5:06am

NICE, gotta update your Sig now to the new bigger rig.
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