Shop Builds Chevrolet Suburban SUVs With Diesel V8 For Serious Towing


The company Duramax Specialties takes the 2003-2013 Chevrolet Suburban and GMC Yukon XL and fits them with a diesel engine to make the big, capable SUVs even better towing rigs. The work goes way beyond just swapping out the engine, though. After the conversion, you’d think this is something straight from the factory.

The company uses the LBZ, LMM, and LML versions of the Duramax diesel engines, and they connect to a six-speed Allison automatic transmission. Duramax Specialties fits them with GM factory components for parts like the water pump, belts, coolant bottle, and many other pieces. There are also some upgrades like an MBRP Inc downpipe, four-inch Flo-Pro aluminum exhaust, and a modified driveshaft with new U-joints.


The suspension receives some attention, too. The company fits parts like new lower ball joints, tie rods, and Bilstein…

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