Um... Hello from So Cal.

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  1. Boatguy

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    Hey. New guy Kurt here. I just retired, and after a months long search, I picked up a 2017 Yukon Denali 4WD with 3600 Arizona mommy miles on it. I’ll be using it mostly as a tow vehicle and a road trip car. Why the Denali? I like new car tech, and you can’t take it with you. The 6.2 engine is a good fit as there’s a lot of hills around here and this car will only be driven 5-6,000 miles a year.

    I live in So Cal and drag a boat to ramps all up and down the coast as well as several trips to the snow each year.

    I’m gonna miss the Hell out of my Trailblazer, but the latest boat maxed out its tow rating (and then some) and I needed a safety margin.

    I’m looking forward to learning about this platform and contributing any way I can.

    So, do we have a secret handshake or something?

    Oh, she will live inside

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  2. Doubeleive

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    looks like the cr-v backed into a smurf
     
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    What you get for painting with your thumb. Sure wish I could transfer the Honda's LKA and ACC into the Yukon. The Yukon has them, but the Honda implementation is WAY better IMO. The Yukon does have air conditioned front seats, which are the coolest (pun intended) thing ever!
     
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    Welcome from another SoCal Denali! Which part? And where do you go on snow trips? Good looking truck! I love that color! Lucky your Denali gets to live in a garage! Haha. I wish mine got to! :D
     
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    Welcome from Miami Beach Kurt!! Very nice looking Denali. There are days I wish I had the 6.2.
     
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    Lookin good! Welcome.
     
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    Welcome Kurt! After your first trip you'll say, "What Trailblazer?"
     
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    Welcome from the I.E., and yes I love my cooled seats.
     
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    I’m in Diamond Bar. Snow trips are to wherever the storm is supposed to hit the hardest—anywhere from Big Bear (your stomping grounds?) to Mammoth or Donner.
     
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    I did my first trip the day I bought the Yukon. I drove it 7 hours home, stopping only once. Was hardly fatigued at all—which is really saying something considering I had gotten up at 0300 that day to get to LAX. The thing is a land yacht.
     
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