With the limited number of vehicles built and the fact that some parts were probably off from specialized tooling, is there a list of suggested parts to start acquiring for a just in case years down the road there is no longer a supply?
I am not thinking of a total vehicle, and not maintenance items or those you would likely upgrade when the original one goes out such as suspension, but rather those that one day could just put in a bind of trying to find and wishing you had a spare one/ set. I have searched and have not found a list of suggested parts, so maybe this is just not feasible, but I thought I would ask.
As example it seems the 03-05 had interior door handle issues, but appears 06 does not? Those with automatics have an ignition switch problem from what I seem to remember. Stuff like this. Maybe there is even a key aspect to the roof control/ lift mechanism that is available today that is starting to fail as vehicles see higher cycle rates? Mine is an 06
Last edited by 57vroom; 12-05-2012 at 04:54 PM.
My SSR: "Kate" a Haughty Redhead, '06 Redline FPR 6 spd. #23333 Build Date 2/16/06
Aaaah, Kevin - the SSR is not for the faint of heart -only for lovers of a magical little truck!
I have had almost zero failure (the aforementioned door issue with my 2005) with one of the 2 SSR's I have owned. You might drive yourself nuts trying to sort out the things to keep in your cargo, but once you fill it you may as well own a Corvette! HaHa!
Kidding, but I have so much faith in the people that own and love the SSR that we will always be able to have our issues sorted out.
For sure have a spare ignition switch available (used in several other GM's so not an issue down the road), think about the spare tire assembly, but after that you just gotta have fun. Many of the items on the SSR are commandeered from other GM's.
Items like the roof are an issure for me. I worry about the roof but what the heck do you do, carry a spare?
"Such are the Vagaries of Life"
Ah, I'm Just Truckin' With Ya!
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