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Time for Rear Shocks on the E-350

After a particularly nasty freeze-thaw cycle here in Michigan, the roads are destroyed and I need new shocks on the rear of the tow vehicle. Go figure. I installed a pair of Gabriel Ultra on the rear in March 2016.  After almost two years and roughly 34,000 miles they crapped out.  I don’t know if the dampening system was shot,…

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Clean Your MAF!

I pride myself on maintaining a very rigorous service schedule on our Chevrolet Suburban.  It’s not only our trusty tow-vehicle, but it’s our daily driver.  The manufacturers recommended service schedule are, in my humble opinion, the lazy-mans-maintenance and guarantee for increased operating expenses.  So, it didn’t surprise me that cleaning the MAF was not included in the “heavy-duty service schedule”.  Never-the-less, keeping this…

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