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Old 04-30-2019, 06:14 PM
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What you bought were cheap GM replacement lifters not the OEM lifters that were installed in the engine at the factory.If you shop around you can find the factory installed lifter that is reasonably priced although some parts outlets are asking $600. for a set
If you go to your Chevy dealer and ask for GM's replacement for an LS1,2,3,7,9, or LS based truck engine, you'll get the same lifter. Genuine GM stuff that doesn't cost near $600 for a full set. Less than two hundred bucks from Summit, Tooley has them for a little over 200.
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What old motorhead said.

But the ebay stuff is china knock off stuff most of the time. If they are much less than $140 or so, you are not getting real GM parts, but china knockoffs.
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No I bought OEM GM lifters in bulk box right from GM I know What I got and I know your Wrong
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Old 05-01-2019, 11:35 AM
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I didn't say that you didn't get GM lifters.Ask your dealer for a price on the factory installed lifter p/n 17122490.You got cheap replacements!!!!

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And people can believe what they want, but the stupid cheap stuff off ebay is almost all china knock off stuff. Just because the ad list "GM genuine" on them doesn't mean anything.
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Old 05-01-2019, 05:04 PM
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If there's any doubt, it's not a wise move to save a few bucks here. When a lifter goes bad, lots of bad things follow. At the very least, you're going to have to pull the heads, change the lifters, and change the cam. Then, there's all of that metal from the crapped out lifter and the buggered up cam matriculating though your motor. You're saving 50 or a hundred bucks....to risk that?
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Originally Posted by irok View Post
I didn't say that you didn't get GM lifters.Ask your dealer for a price on the factory installed lifter p/n 17122490.You got cheap replacements!!!!
So your saying he got GM lifters but they are cheap replacements? I don't see what sense that makes if I understand you and only makes this thread more confusing.
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What old motorhead said.

But the ebay stuff is china knock off stuff most of the time. If they are much less than $140 or so, you are not getting real GM parts, but china knockoffs.
Yup, Lotsa Morel knockoffs also. Quit cheaping out guys, you really think youre getting a deal? Come on!
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Originally Posted by irok View Post
I didn't say that you didn't get GM lifters.Ask your dealer for a price on the factory installed lifter p/n 17122490.You got cheap replacements!!!!
That part sells for $38+ from a forum GM dealer.
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Yes that is correct
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Old 05-02-2019, 11:39 AM
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$38. x 16 gets quite pricey.If you shop around you can find them for a third of that price

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Originally Posted by irok View Post
$38. x 16 gets quite pricey.If you shop around you can them for a third of that price
Ouch. This is suppose to be wholesale? price from a well known forum dealer. Bought a set years ago and cannot remember what I paid.
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Old 05-03-2019, 02:51 PM
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I've just bought a set including trays from ebay, provided they are genuine then I'm happy. They should turn up next week (I'm in the UK). I have no issue buying genuine parts at a cheaper price.
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As far as "saying" Genuine GM parts, I'm reminded of a joke many years ago about a town in Japan (of all places) that was re-named, Usa.. The joke went that because of that, they could call anything stamped from that town as Made In "Usa." In actuality there is a Usa now but not for that reason.
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Old 05-04-2019, 11:16 AM
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jim2092- Yes wholesale from a division of well known forum vendor.Anyone buying order the set of sixteen p/n 12499225 from gmwarehousedirect for just under $200. Careful who you buy from as lots of GM dealers are advertising that p/n but substituting with a cheap replacement lifter.When buying individually at $38.each the set of 16 for under $200.is the way to go

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Old 05-05-2019, 01:31 PM
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so below is the ad from the ebay vendor I purchased my lifters. Are you saying he is lying and not was described?

You found them!

GM 12499225 Hydraulic Roller Lifters

LS1, LS2, LS3, LS7 - (4.8L, 5.3L, 5.7L, 6.0L, 6.2L)

These ARE OEM 100% U.S.A. MADE Lifters!


Beware of non GM Lifters - Most Aftermarket lifters are Assembled in the USA with CHINA made components! MY customers demand GM lifters, they have tried others and ended with labor claims!
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Old 05-06-2019, 08:54 AM
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I love this guy, if you don't pay 38.00 a piece their not GM here are some pics my friend The lifter in the pic with the small oil hole and the small axle and the thin ring of none machined area ARE the china knock offs that you can buy on EBAY and the other lifter with the big oil hole and the large roller axle ARE GENUINE GM OEM LS7 LIFTERS THAT YOU CAN BUY ON EBAY AND THEY COME TO YOUR HOUSE IN A GENUINE OEM GM BOX WITH GM PART #'s AND IF GET THE TRAYS WITH THEM THOSE ARE MADE WITH GM MARKINGS AND PART #'s EMBOSSED ON THEM AND THEY MATCH IN EVERY DETAIL TO THE LIFTERS YOU GET AT A DEALERSHIP>>?>>

BOTTOM LIFTER BAD CHINA TOP LS7 GM GOOD

same thing bottom BAD Top GOOD
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Originally Posted by AORoads View Post
As far as "saying" Genuine GM parts, I'm reminded of a joke many years ago about a town in Japan (of all places) that was re-named, Usa.. The joke went that because of that, they could call anything stamped from that town as Made In "Usa." In actuality there is a Usa now but not for that reason.
and that's right, it was a joke, no truth to it.
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Old 05-06-2019, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by jonjoy View Post
I love this guy, if you don't pay 38.00 a piece their not GM here are some pics my friend The lifter in the pic with the small oil hole and the small axle and the thin ring of none machined area ARE the china knock offs that you can buy on EBAY and the other lifter with the big oil hole and the large roller axle ARE GENUINE GM OEM LS7 LIFTERS THAT YOU CAN BUY ON EBAY AND THEY COME TO YOUR HOUSE IN A GENUINE OEM GM BOX WITH GM PART #'s AND IF GET THE TRAYS WITH THEM THOSE ARE MADE WITH GM MARKINGS AND PART #'s EMBOSSED ON THEM AND THEY MATCH IN EVERY DETAIL TO THE LIFTERS YOU GET AT A DEALERSHIP>>?>>

BOTTOM LIFTER BAD CHINA TOP LS7 GM GOOD

same thing bottom BAD Top GOOD
Well judging buy your pictures of oem lifters these pictures on ebay seem to be the real deal.

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Old 05-07-2019, 02:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Oh Boy View Post
Well judging buy your pictures of oem lifters these pictures on ebay seem to be the real deal.
nd you would be correct Sir! Those are the LS7 lifters I bought off Ebay in your pics you can see the part #'s etched into too them, product counterfeiting has become a BIG deal and EBAY and AMAZON is very careful about how a product is presented, The china lifters in my pic are represented as "just like gm ls7" you need to read the description and apply the words meaning as in the English language
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