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Old 11-30-2009, 10:13 PM
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Default I took a trip to Colorado - The Good and the Bad

Ok. I took a trip to Colorado thanksgiving weekend and I must say it was a LONG drive. It was 800 miles one way with the speed limit 75 most of the way.

The Good,

-The truck is very very comfortable.
-Got decent mileage (for going 80 3/4 of the time) 17mpg on the way up, 20mpg on the way back.
-Sirius and the Mygig are a perfect match!
-Storage capacity was more than enough for all the christmas gifts and decorations we took.

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-WIND NOISE............... Holy crap it was a f-ing swirling wind tunnel.
-Vibration of the steering wheel....... at 80mph it was doing the samba in my hands.:banghead:


Overall it was a great trip! Can't complain too much however I am going to take it in to the the dealership to see what they can do for the vibration and the wind noise.

Got a couple of pics so enjoy!



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Wow! Those pictures of the mountain are beautiful.
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MORE pics!!!
I miss Colorado!!! I am glad your trip was a safe one! Sucks about the wind noise! Your gas mileage was pretty good too! I averaged 15 mpg pulling a trailer from California to Missouri!
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Sweet . To bad about the wind noise and vibration .
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Nice Pics man, thanks for sharing them with us.
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Nice pics.thanx
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mountains are beautiful!!!! my 08 doesnt have the vibration but it does have alot of wind noise!
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my 09 doesn't have the wind noise your describing. Hope they can find it. I read a post here about taping up your doors and other seams in the body untill you find the source. Sounds like you should try it, so when you go to the Dealer, you can tell them exactly what you did and where you found the air leak.
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That's a good suggestion, FNG. I've seen that used to track down wind leaks in door and window seals.

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