Here's Why The GMT800 Chevrolet Silverado Truck Lasts Forever; Featuring The Weirdest Example Ever!

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  • The ex-forest service truck is still for sale!

    Hoovies GarageHoovies GaragePrieš 2 mėnesius
    • The 6.0L still doesn’t have AFM or cylinder deactivation.

      Fletch SchubertFletch SchubertPrieš 2 dienas
    • Gone on 9/4/20..your welcome

      Peter ColePeter ColePrieš mėn
    • Still for sale?

      Adam BrzezickiAdam BrzezickiPrieš 2 mėnesius
    • @Trenzious our

      Jack DurhamJack DurhamPrieš 2 mėnesius
    • @Kongebil J What 5 speed did it have?

      Timothy KeithTimothy KeithPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I don’t want to impede but there is an Oil Field service company called FESCO that uses this same color.

    Ryan JohnsonRyan JohnsonPrieš 23 val
  • Funny how many people don’t talk about tires. You’re spot on about the tires, they matter so much.

    Bryan GBryan GPrieš dieną
  • I love my old f-150 5- speed thing is still running

    AncalagonAncalagonPrieš dieną
  • Mmm this screams cat diesel swap 😍

    Dutty DieselDutty DieselPrieš dieną
  • *This truck won’t die* Ford 7.3 diesel has entered the chat

    Taylor RoblesTaylor RoblesPrieš dieną
  • What type of transmission oil is right for the nv4500

    Five hundred 20sFive hundred 20sPrieš dieną
  • 2nd gen Toyota pickup and first gen 4Runner are the best trucks ever made

    Elisha HassellElisha HassellPrieš dieną
  • 0:13 Wait wait wait stop That's true the fords you see are years older

    Jurgen RavenJurgen RavenPrieš dieną
  • This is just pure " BullSh*t ".

    Bulvine ScatologistBulvine ScatologistPrieš dieną
  • Really a Chevy is more realible then a tundra?

    CharlieCharliePrieš 2 dienas
  • For some reason I have a sudden hankering for a big bowl of lime sherbet.

    Charles WilliamsCharles WilliamsPrieš 2 dienas
  • I like how your showing BLM pride by driving a truck that was used exclusively for BLM support

    Mic RibMic RibPrieš 2 dienas
  • You seriously make me nauseous with those goofy faces you make.

  • GM best trucks on earth!

    brainwashing detergentbrainwashing detergentPrieš 3 dienas
  • I have an 07 Classic, 3500 single rear wheel, crew cab, long bed, two wheel drive work truck. The only difference is mine has the LBZ Duramax/Allison. At nearly 400,000 miles and runs and rides like new. These truly great trucks!

    Bill BarnesBill BarnesPrieš 3 dienas
  • Could I buy this truck? 😂

    Marshall BussMarshall BussPrieš 3 dienas
  • forest service trucks are always manual. the long bed I'd because of the gooseneck keeps them from needing sliding hitch.

    Scott BScott BPrieš 4 dienas
  • I hav a 2005 Chevy plain jane silverado and just changed oil at 325 k miles. It has the is motor and the automatic trans is still going strong. I just make sure the oils and fluids are changed frequently.

    Henry FlooredHenry FlooredPrieš 4 dienas
  • I love that color so much. I wish every car was that shade of green.

    Filips MayFilips MayPrieš 4 dienas
  • Why I am and will always be a huge fan of manual transmissions. They simply do not break down (only if user has no clue how to drive a stick)

    J HJ HPrieš 5 dienų
  • I have a 4.8 vortec 5 speed. 2006. No problems at almost 120,000 miles.

    Wesley SeamanWesley SeamanPrieš 6 dienų
  • You sound like a Chevy fanboy

    Kristofer ChristensenKristofer ChristensenPrieš 7 dienų
  • Aluminum heads*

    Anthony SpeltsAnthony SpeltsPrieš 7 dienų
  • I get rid of vehicles with lots of lights on the dash. So idk what you mean by they last forever.

    LLC 5016LLC 5016Prieš 7 dienų
  • Can anyone say tow mater

    LLC 5016LLC 5016Prieš 7 dienų
  • I see these all the time now as law service trucks.

    LLC 5016LLC 5016Prieš 7 dienų
  • i want this truck !! i love that it a stick shift you just dont see that for a 2003 . it make driving it alot of fun. love to color also.. Only thing i dont get is why you would go diesel and not 4x4?? with a 5th wheel hook up

    chris pricechris pricePrieš 9 dienų
  • He’s so much better than Doug Demuro.

    Jay MoarJay MoarPrieš 10 dienų
  • Duramax and Alison has left the chat room.

    WorldDwellerWorldDwellerPrieš 10 dienų
  • You should get a FJ Cruiser with the bulletproof 1GR-FE engine! Rumored to last 1 million miles. I’ve seen those engines go beyond 500k without any major issues.

    est1977santosLAest1977santosLAPrieš 10 dienų
  • This truck looks great! But imo is worthless without 4x4. All these trucks rust out around here in the NE so sad

    Ryan longRyan longPrieš 11 dienų
  • na

    jack edmondsjack edmondsPrieš 12 dienų
  • Anybody notice it's a Chevy, but has GMC WHEELS

    Korbin ArringtonKorbin ArringtonPrieš 13 dienų
  • It looks badass too. Just got me one and I love it. Automatic though, would prefer the manual but I can't complain

    patrick ledfordpatrick ledfordPrieš 14 dienų
  • Correction...... if the truck is an 03 6.0 with the original LQ9 then the cylinder heads are aluminum not cast iron.

    Rusty ShacklefordRusty ShacklefordPrieš 14 dienų
  • Yes there is reason you see more Chevy's then fords and that's because Chevy's spent all there life in the shop so they are still trying to break even on it.

    TheBrokenBoltTheBrokenBoltPrieš 14 dienų
  • Driving a stick with throttle by wire has always been weird to me. That slight lag in the throttle response can mess with you if your not used to it

    Beers nGearzBeers nGearzPrieš 15 dienų
  • The GM 3/4 tons and 1 ton trucks have been very sturdy with the notable exception of the interior plastics. The new 2019/2020 Chevrolet/GMC HD trucks even have the makings to be a stout rig assuming the 6.6L gas V8 is as sturdy as the old 6.0L Vortec. The Duramax Diesel/Allison pairing has always been very good as well but likely way too expensive for a lot of fleets. I think the T800s were the last generation you could get a stick shift on a Silverado. I wish they'd bring a good 6 speed manual back.

    IllinoisTigerIllinoisTigerPrieš 15 dienų
  • Should see whistlingdiesels

    Santos ZelayaSantos ZelayaPrieš 16 dienų
  • *roller windows*

    AidenTheSubaruFan2001AidenTheSubaruFan2001Prieš 16 dienų
  • I want one, and im not intro trucks

    Ryan GrahamRyan GrahamPrieš 16 dienų
  • If only the s10’s were made as reliable

    LoneRangerLoneRangerPrieš 16 dienų
  • anyone else notice he said it is a 6.0 but has a plug in the bumper as if it was a diesel

    ToastybobToastybobPrieš 17 dienų
  • Looks like sumbuudy getting commish. I worked at a plant in Canada building these and recall the color well. But let me spin. The maintenance staff back at forestry had some time to kill so let's make sure we service the vehicle. They look busy & not their dime. Same with the student hires for summer. " make sure all the vehicles are cleaned as they come in " Then there is the tried and true corporate small block engine as it was known at the time. Proprietary wax coating on the frame delivered and we did the anti-corrosion paint dip to the " Mark Of Excellence ". The crew in the Tar Sands loved these trucks since they held up well in that environment and the the fellows that logged 1 M miles on this model had them serviced religiously. Any vehicle will survive and look good if properly looked after TH. All pickup trucks have their place and I have always placed the Silverado/ Sierra ( C/K) in the gentleman's corral

    Sidgy SOHOSidgy SOHOPrieš 17 dienų
  • I like the 8.1L big block myself

    Benjamin BurkhardtBenjamin BurkhardtPrieš 18 dienų
  • The truck was obviously used to tow a gooseneck trailer on a well maintained gravel road so the government didn’t need 4wd

    Benjamin BurkhardtBenjamin BurkhardtPrieš 18 dienų
  • My wife and ii have a 2006 rcsb half ton with the lm7 5.3, 4l60e, 4 wheel drive, 4.10 gears and we love our truck. And yes it a baby!, It has only 15,000 miles on it and is garage kept. We put the banks power pack on it and it is a hand full to drive. The power is amazing. We get 26 mpg on the highway, driving sensibly of course. The truck rides like a dream! Our dealership said it's extremely rare build that came from the factory as well. Our truck is victory red with dark charcoal velour interior all loaded out. Needless to say we get lots of attention when we are out in it. Thanks for sharing your video with us. It's nice to hear that others appreciate these trucks as much as we do. Keep up the great work.

    Casper HossCasper HossPrieš 18 dienų
  • Most likely it was used just as a transport

    GalviousGalviousPrieš 19 dienų
  • lies that at Best Pick up truck.

    Michael AniszewskiMichael AniszewskiPrieš 19 dienų
  • I bet I could kill it

    Jac VanwyheJac VanwyhePrieš 20 dienų
  • Ford didn't take a government bailout

    Ruff TuffRuff TuffPrieš 20 dienų
  • I don’t care what you say but Chevys are more of the prettier truck

    MR BILLYMR BILLYPrieš 20 dienų
  • Had a few GMT800s, none have ever had a knock sensor issue...virtually all CEL issues in my case have been with the evap leaks. Current 2004 Sierra 1500 has intermittent airbag warnings but only when I have an adult passenger in the passenger front seat...never a child. These things will last last one had an engine fire about a year after I sold it, guy put it out, replaced some vacuum lines that melted and put another 20k hard farm/snow plow miles before he sold it...still in use today. Biggest problem with them are the rockers on extended cabs turn to swiss cheese.

    Tim DoyleTim DoylePrieš 20 dienų
  • These don't hold up to constant off-road use. I've seen the underside of these fall to pieces in 60 or 70 thousand miles when used on surface coalmines. To be fair the high silica dirt and mud will destroy any automobile pretty quickly.

    April NapierApril NapierPrieš 21 dieną
  • Just wait until you find a rare 8.1L with the zf6 6 speed manual. I know because I own one. Hell with that 6.0 lol

    Joe PellishJoe PellishPrieš 21 dieną
    • I keep eyeballing a 8.1L Avalanche that showed up recently. A shame they only came with the 4 speed auto. 98k miles for $8000 and no rot is tempting though

      MytagforhaloMytagforhaloPrieš 10 dienų
  • Ya right, trans problems, electrical problems, brake problems, many, many Chinese parts. I was a gm die hard .til I had the 06 Silverado. Learned my lesson after that 1. Still have a few 99 and older. 2001 and newer, NO WAY.. oh ya I forgot to mention the air bag light problems. Why don't you show us all your dash lights that are on

    ben doverben doverPrieš 22 dienas
  • This made my 💓 happy an the way u described it was perfect spot on

    stepchildstepchildPrieš 22 dienas
  • Id bet They were pulling a horse trailer or snow machine trailer . Manual is way better towing

  • i have an 04 minus the manual and just had it all re done! michigan rust.. but still a good truck.

    Stefano FerriStefano FerriPrieš 23 dienas
  • Great job! What a nice review... do 2012 GMC please

    crgcrackacrgcrackaPrieš 23 dienas
  • Man says truck is bulletproof but yet he gets in talking about like most chevys the check engine light is on sounds very reliable when cheap parts and electrical are shorting out because of water most working trucks get wet so dont sound reliable to me

    Mason CarverMason CarverPrieš 23 dienas
    • Note to add i dont hate chevys but best years were the ole late 80s and early 90s cant beat a 350 or a 454 their reliable

      Mason CarverMason CarverPrieš 23 dienas
  • the truck of trucks mera pija

    Issa BendeckIssa BendeckPrieš 23 dienas
  • Thank Obama. Aka Socialist Trash.

    Ryan StevensRyan StevensPrieš 23 dienas
  • Where can I find one that truck? For my ranch uses,....???

    Jeff BegayJeff BegayPrieš 23 dienas
  • I would still be driving my '03 if it didn't rust away to dust. In Illinois, the salt will get it in the first 5 years or so, and there's literally nothing that will save it. It had some minor issues, but the worst was the front hubs that went out and they were rusted in so bad it took us about 4 hours to get them out. Brake lines rusted away and they were replaced and that was it. traded it in shortly thereafter. I gotta say that truck performed beautifully..... started every time, shifted and drove great and still had the factory exhaust after all those years in the salt!!! As far as your claim of "lasting forever" will be taken with a grain of salt (cough-cough... damn salt).

    S FERGS FERGPrieš 24 dienas
  • Dude, I've purchased an 02 2500hd 8.1 and an 02 2500hd duramax and that was 16 years ago and those sobs are still jerking houses off of foundation's lol!! My dad has a 08 2500hd with the 6.0 and it has 305,000 miles and that truck has been bulletproof since day 1 when he bought it new!. Now ofcourse you have to add in mechanical issues such as fuel pump, waterpump, ac compressor, hoses, alternator, batteries and tune ups but I mean that shit is cosmetic! They are gas guzzlers but they do the job they were built to do and do it for awhile! In my personal opinion because I now own a 2020 2500hd with the 6.6 gasser, I would take my oldies anyday over my newborn truck! The older trucks were stopped being made as durable just like the Honda fourtrax 300 was abolished.. they lasted forever even dry of oil and constant crashes and abuse and they weren't making any money off of them! Notice how you can buy a new 2020 or 21 vehicle and 3 weeks later you receive your 1st recall..?? Money gimmick bros! Ill take durability and reliability anyday over fancy electronics and a price tag too high you wanna commit suicide if someone attempts to put a load of gravel in the bed!!

    B. lifeB. lifePrieš 24 dienas
  • That is a rare combination truck. V8 5 speed crew cab long bed. Wow.

    Fix-it-break-itFix-it-break-itPrieš 24 dienas
  • Wish I had the time and money because I'd buy this and straight axle swap it and throw a independent transfer case np205 in it. Lol then it will be perfect.

    Cody DunnCody DunnPrieš 24 dienas
  • 400k kms on mine, regularily tow 10k lbs, did nothing but fluid changes. The 6L isn't heavy enough to destroy the front end every 60k miles like the duramax did. And it rides as good if not better than my 2020 F150

    hitempguyhitempguyPrieš 24 dienas
  • That generation Chevy truck was incredibly reliable. I bought an '05 brand new, and still have it and drive it all the time. And I still see these old Chevy trucks on the road every day, it seems they are everywhere and still going.

    Trevor JamesonTrevor JamesonPrieš 24 dienas
  • hm, i cant say i ever saw one of this pickups..... but most Europeans have no use for them...! maybe the first owner was European, we can drive stick, Americans cant...!

    Arl TratloArl TratloPrieš 24 dienas
  • this is a carpool truck the forest servase i worked at when i was 19 had one almost exactly like it we used it from hawling people and boss mans 5th wheel camper

    dudelamboZAC man guydudelamboZAC man guyPrieš 24 dienas
  • Same with tahoes and suburbans, you see tone of those and hardly any fords from those times. Another reason i avoid fords.

    Chris SmithChris SmithPrieš 24 dienas
  • Got my dads old 90 k1500. It looks like hell but runs pretty well. I love these old trucks

    Colin KlangColin KlangPrieš 25 dienų
  • One thing I can say about those GM pushrod engines is thay they do last. Too bad the interior, electronics and other parts don't hold up as well as the engines. GM has really mastered the pushrod engine. Those 3800 v6 engines were also unstoppable.

    rochab77rochab77Prieš 25 dienų
  • Keep up the good work love your videos!

    Travis CurlutuTravis CurlutuPrieš 25 dienų
  • I lease my vehicles for the very reason of complicated and sophisticated new vehicles and the cost of repairs when they break. I lease Ford vehicles (F150's, Escapes, Edge) love the creature comforts and good mpg but agree with you though, if I was going to buy a truck (Since I'm a Ford guy, nothing against other makes it's just what I like and familiar with) it would be the last of the carbureted 351 Windsor V8's 4x4. Source a good rust free one (LoL!). Easy and cheap to work on.

    Travis CurlutuTravis CurlutuPrieš 25 dienų
  • I have a 2010 F150. It has over 200,000 miles on it and I have had relatively no problems. Only thing I have replaced is light bulbs fuel pump and a timing chain.

    Stillamarine 1001Stillamarine 1001Prieš 25 dienų
  • I know two friends that have owned this truck and they both had problems with the transmission and engine in both trucks. This truck is garbage. Chevy has taken a nose dive in reliability in the past 20 years.

    Stillamarine 1001Stillamarine 1001Prieš 25 dienų
  • It won’t die. Whistlindiesel👁👄👁

    parker stockparker stockPrieš 25 dienų
  • That’s weird how it has manual transmission inflows my 2000 Chevy 3500 has power windows

    Garrett FoxGarrett FoxPrieš 25 dienų
  • Bring that tru k to MN. It will rot out in a year. And still sell for 8k

    klosnoskiklosnoskiPrieš 25 dienų
  • according to scotty kilmer his 94 celica is a better truck lol if its not a toyota its junk according to scotty my 01 lesabre just hit 200k miles this week hmm is it junk?

    icpizzaboyicpizzaboyPrieš 26 dienų
  • It won't die because it's so ugly no one wants to drive it. That's why it only has 113k miles. Now the new Chevy HD now THAT'S even uglier. I think it should win the Edsel award for ugly!

    Don DDon DPrieš 26 dienų
  • Me sitting over here with multiple fords with over 400k that are all original and I've had multiple chevys and they just cant take the abuse off road or towing that the fords can and they rust too out quick.

    hp mattershp mattersPrieš 26 dienų
  • That’s weird nothing but old Ford’s where I live and the Chevys you do see are covered in rust

    William CollinsWilliam CollinsPrieš 26 dienų
    • What's it like being in denial?

      Ron CookRon CookPrieš 17 dienų
  • Hoovie is like man this 2wd chevy is so BEEFY... meanwhile my 08 f350 srw weighs a measly 8k dry and has a real front axle and not shitty independent front suspension

    No UNo UPrieš 26 dienų
  • If it was 4wd it would be perfect

    Demented OffroadDemented OffroadPrieš 26 dienų
  • What’s up with the GMC caps on the rims?

    Ebbster GamingEbbster GamingPrieš 26 dienų
  • A 6.0 with a stick would be awesome. We have a old pannal van with the 6.0 and a shit ton of miles and rust. It's been here in Michigan hulling palats of salt for us for years. At this point its rotten to almost unsafe but the drivetarain is still very strong.

    chadgchadgPrieš 26 dienų
  • That gooseneck in the back is pretty light duty. My guess is it was set up to pull a light larger boat.

    chadgchadgPrieš 26 dienų
  • I have an 03 1500 series my grandfather bought new going on to 245k miles only major replacement had to do since was a transmission rebuilt but just as reliable as the day it rolled off the line just a workhorse that will never let u down as long as u take care of her

    Cole TiedemannCole TiedemannPrieš 26 dienų
  • I see older f-150’s like 1998-2006 more than I see a 1998-2006 Chevy Silverado or GMC Sierra. What I don’t see is a older dodge. Once they’re 20 here they’re like abandoned. I like the cat eyes and Sierra of the mid 2000’s. I even own one and drive one daily. Gm and ford are they only American trucks I plan on owning.

    The Alaskan HuskyThe Alaskan HuskyPrieš 26 dienų
  • Oh look... a truck. Thats just... a truck.

    KILLJOYKILLJOYPrieš 26 dienų
  • Towing horses

    Julian :.Julian :.Prieš 26 dienų
  • @WhistlinDiesel

    Matthew MassengillMatthew MassengillPrieš 26 dienų
  • It was built for towing on mountain roads because the stick shift so they could keep it in low gear and it is 2wd because when you put weight from a goose neck I gets a lot of traction because all the weight is over the axle

    Brenden WatkinsBrenden WatkinsPrieš 26 dienų
  • In 2005 I bought brand new Chevy 1 ton 4wheel drive extended cab long bed with a 364ci ( 6.0 ) power plant. Me and my family worked the hell out of that truck. Currently it has over 200,000 miles and still runs as good as my 2016 3/4 ton 4 wheel drive full cab long box. Chevy “ like a rock “

    Ken LoweKen LowePrieš 26 dienų
  • My land scaping company had one of these with 300k miles no issues, it rode super nicely and had an amazing interior

    prod yung 829prod yung 829Prieš 26 dienų