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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-04-2007, 12:22 AM Thread Starter
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LB7, LLY What does it all mean?


I'm in the research phase of purchasing a used Duramax truck. I understand that LB7 is an engine designation but does it refer to anything specific about the engine? I think I want a 2000 - 2004 Duramax, I'm mostly picking this range because it puts them more in my price range. I have a Dodge Ram 2500 with a Hemi right now and kick myself for not getting the diesel. As my username implies, I want to start making my own BioDiesel. I'm looking for a Duramax, because based on people I've talked with and post I've read, it seems to get the best mileage out of the big three. I'm looking for a crew cab, 4X4, and I'd prefer a long bed (I could fit my motorcycle in there and still close the tailgate). I live in South Florida and there doesn't seem to be lot of used ones with all of those things I want. Texas seems to have quite a few, and they run between $19,000 to $24,000 for one under 100,000 miles. Any ideas or suggestions are welcome.
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The engine designations have to do w/the generations. Each designation they changed, some things, mechanical, upped the horse etc. I think a crew cab long bed will be hard to find. I had a problem when buying my 07 finding an ext long bed w/the options I wanted, ended up getting a new one. Compared to what htey were getting for used 30,900 for a truck w/30,000 miles or spend 38 on a brand new one, I got a new one.

1996 Gmc k2500 4x4 6.5 turbo diesel, with mods Blew the head gasket, put all new heads, valves, injecotrs gaskets etc on the truck only to get it together and find out it had no oil pressure, and sounded horrible (pry a spun bearing). SOLD
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