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BenK

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Posted: 07/13/21 01:10pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

OP's 8.1L Sub is a GMT800, not the GMT900 with the welded in receiver that also serves crumple zone duties

But...the OP has that, IMHO, dumb receiver design and suggest, if it hasn't been already, replace it with a traditional receiver

https://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/27745475


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Posted: 07/14/21 06:28am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

BenK wrote:

OP's 8.1L Sub is a GMT800, not the GMT900 with the welded in receiver that also serves crumple zone duties

But...the OP has that, IMHO, dumb receiver design and suggest, if it hasn't been already, replace it with a traditional receiver

https://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/27745475


You are correct. GMT800


Putting 10-ply tires on half ton trucks since aught-four.

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