One answerer's view: No, the truck has to say z71 off road or z71 4x4 for it to actually be four wheel drive now the z71's that just say z71 on the side of the truck are not four wheel drive they have skid plates and other off road features but they are not for wheel drive!!! The Sierra offers very good projected resale value, higher than the projected residual values for the Dodge Ram, Ford F150 and Nissan Titan and similar to that of the Toyota Tundra. My 2006 Z71 does not have wheel flares either. It was just time to update my ride, so after looking at other makes and models of full size trucks, I stayed with a Sierra. As to the Offroad skidplates, they are adequate protection for a glancing blow at slow speeds. Am I gonna get screwed by the dealership? Maybe a tad rough on washboard pavement but its not too bad.
Did they change anything for 2007 with what is included with the Z-71 package? All the four wheel drive trucks that have the lever on the floor like the 94 have a solinoid that acctuates the front diff. Of course we also have a wide range of quality used cars and trucks of all makes available at each location as well such as the one featured in this video. I only have about 5k on my 08 but most of them have been high way. I bought the wrong truck. I called back and spoke to a man for a few moments.
The stamped-in rear fender flares are designed to give the truck a muscular look. The diesel also comes mated to the tried-and-true six-speed Allison 1000 automatic transmission. The multiplicity of trim levels should allow you to fine-tune your Sierra to the equipment level you want, but options abound as well. Just better shocks and a really nice sticker for the side. Before the design process for the new Sierra got going, General Motors determined that it wouldn't be simply a Chevrolet Silverado with different badges.
This weekend I emailed him about purchasing the car. If this seems more noticeable at slower speeds and when cornering, this is probably caused by the intermediate steering shaft. I do not believe it affects towing capacities, but I am not positive about this. This truck will be on the highway most of its life so I want a nice smooth, quiet ride. I think It depends on what your gears are 4. However, she drives a Furd Mustang.
The first number is how long the diameter of the tire is from top to bottom , the second is for how wide the tire is from one edge of the tread to the other , and the third is simply for the diameter of the wheel in inches. Rear-axle ratios are either 3. Not all customers will qualify for all rebates on every car, please inquire to check a specific case for you. My first truck, a '97 Z71. Toll Free: 866 455-7638 Looking for Mountain Iron used cars, Preston used cars, Brainerd used cars, used trucks, new cars, or new trucks from one of the best Minnesota dealerships? It was the best car buying experience I've ever had. Active Fuel Management The Active Fuel Management system available in four different V8s cuts the operation of four cylinders when they are unneeded and enhances fuel economy.
Previously they injected a he … avy grease into the splines of the shaft, but now they actually replace this part with another that does not have the slop of the original part. The rear track is some 8. A choice of two- and four-wheel-drive models, various cabs and bed lengths and a variety of axle ratios are also offered. Tire-pressure monitors are standard on all but the big dualies. I personally would have gone for either a regaular 4x4 or a Z71 4x4 as long as the regular 4x4 had the G80 locker option. This truck will be on the highway most of its life so I want a nice smooth, quiet ride.
Aren't you guys forgetting the G80 locking rear differential? We are your local family owned Ford dealer. Standard wheels are 17 inches in diameter, while 20-inch wheels are also available. The Z71 on the lot just happened to have all the rest of the options I wanted and in an acceptable color. With Extended Cab models, includes rear and rear quarter windows. Towing package with integral brake controller and auxiliary transmission cooler. Will the Z71 help or hurt the ride??? An upscale look is highlighted by narrow gaps between body panels, enabled by the new version's significantly stiffer frame. Example: Quick braking and dodging debris in the road.
Not sure if it's just my truck but brakes tend to be squeaky at times. As to the Offroad skidplates, they are adequate protection for a glancing blow at slow speeds. The Z71 on the lot just happened to have all the rest of the options I wanted and in an acceptable color. Either by a mechanic or yourself; but you are required to know the basics. It does have skid plates which are nice too! It is illegal to exceed either of these weights. Please feel free to call or stop by, we are here 7 days a week for your automotive needs! The own … ers manual says 3. Am I gonna get screwed by the dealership? All fees and programming subject to change.