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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 Base Reg Cab 119.0 WB Work Truck

2005 GMC Sierra 1500
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
16 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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February 10, 2013, 7:54 am

WJ P
 

Question: can new parts put a strain on old parts

1995 GMC Sierra 1500 V8, 115,000 miles, looks like it had alot of work done on the engine. I was told that a concern should be that alot of NEW engine parts can put strain on the old engine parts. That doesn't sound right to me.


March 25, 2013, 8:13 pm

Tyler O
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Not something you'll hear an experienced technician say.

The sole exception may be if a component was just about to fail, a correctly running engine will make more power.

Anyways, new parts are great, more the better really.


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