Hello....returning member!

Discussion in 'Introduction' started by Desert Dawg, Aug 14, 2018.

  1. Desert Dawg

    Desert Dawg TYF Newbie

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    Hi Everyone,

    It has been about 15 years since I have been on the site. I am former Tahoe owner myself having owned a 1997 LT 2-door Sport 4x4 (should have kept that one), a 1997 LS-2-door Sport 4x4, a lifted 1999 2-door LS 4x4, and a lifted 2004 Z71.

    Here is my old 2004:

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    Anyway, been trying out a lot different builds over the years so here are some of them:

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    I have a lot more but too many to post. This is my current build and daily driver;

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    I am now ready for a change and thinking very hard about going back to a SUV and probably the Tahoe. I really want the new 6.2L V8 and 10-spd of the RST, but I actually take my rigs off-road so that won't work. I also have a real fondness for the Z71 so thinking of a 2018-2019 and maybe supercharging it (?). I love the fact it comes with hill decent control, skid plates, and other handy tidbits for off-roading but still great for daily family use. Either that or a Land Rover since I have had those as well but will probably go with the Tahoe since I am fan of full sized rigs. I am trying to work out the suspension details I want since the factory setup won't quite work but don't want a drop bracket lift. I would like to go with my Tundra setup that has +3-inches of lift and 35s using a King/Total Chaos setup but I know the Tahoe won't handle 35s off-road without more lift. So maybe dial down it to 33s and call it good.

    Anyway, I have been lurking around the forum to get ideas and getting close to a decision so I thought I should say hello!
     
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  2. Miami-Dade

    Miami-Dade Super Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Welcome back from Miami Beach&NYC Paul!! Nice fleet of trucks you had. Your old 2004 Tahoe looked awesome!!
     
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  3. Desert Dawg

    Desert Dawg TYF Newbie

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    Thanks Gary! Yeah, I really enjoyed the '04 Z71 a lot which inspired to come back to a Tahoe. I found a new one today in Velvet Blue which looked really good with the Z71 package (and I typically don't go for dark blue trucks but this really good). Anyway, looking forward to the change!
     
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    inmypassatlife Full Access Member

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    Those tundra clubs get all the good group buy discounts!
     
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  5. Desert Dawg

    Desert Dawg TYF Newbie

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    Yeah, I haven't really taken advantage of those but you're right; same for the 4Runner clubs too. I would think Tahoe/Yukon clubs would have even more considering the shear volume of owners?
     

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