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Well I recently made the switch from my 99 ram to a 2000 Silverado extended cab z71 step side and so far enjoying the decision to switch. I was wondering if there are any common issues I should be aware of and if there is anything that is recommended to do. This truck is all stock with 216000 miles.
 

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The transmissions have been known to go out. It's hit or miss, as some guys go about abusing them and have high miles and are fine. The G80 locking raer ( that some have ) are not really built for abuse. Other than that, I dare say all other items are in line with most other 1/2 tons out there.

4x4, engine size, etc?
 

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Depends on what you want to go for, lots of threads on here on helpful ideas.
 

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Not really trying to get crazy with it, just looking to do anything I can to extend the life of the motor and tranny
 

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Good way to start is fresh fluids and filters, doing spark plugs/wires, fuel filter, clean your throttle body, flush the trans and replace filter and should be good to go. I have a 2000 stepside like yours. I've had it for 7 years best vehicle I've ever had.
 

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I'm planning on doing all of that. I'm thinking of a different intake, electric fan and I heard something about swapping out a sensor or solenoid on the tranny but not sure on that.
 

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Corvette servo you mean? It's a cheap easy mod that makes a pretty noticable difference.
 

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make sure ball joints and all other front end parts are in check.
 
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