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07-09-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By odat

Removing it may sound good in theory but when...

Removing it may sound good in theory but when removed there is nothing to keep transfer case fluid from leaking out as the drive shaft slip joint seals the tail shaft.
07-04-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By odat

Heat rises, heat from warmer water around...

Heat rises, heat from warmer water around cylinders rises to the heads. It also conveys to the radiator warming the thermo clutch.
Higher temps showing on gauge and thermo fan clutch running longer...
07-04-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By odat

[QUOTE - The Jimmy hasn't be started or ran for a...

[QUOTE - The Jimmy hasn't be started or ran for a few months. (Going on year 4 parked in the garage). [/QUOTE]

If this is the case just how did you manage to check the transmission fluid...
06-30-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By odat

In picture 1 and 2 the heat shield looks to be...

In picture 1 and 2 the heat shield looks to be sagged down just a bit and may be what looks to be the dipstick too. If that is so it will angle the plug slightly as you try to start it.

edit - how...
06-11-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By odat

As it has been mentioned before - Yes in the...

As it has been mentioned before -
Yes in the old school Pre.computer days all you had to worry about was dead shorting the battery and having it blow up in your face.
With the computer controlled...
06-08-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,698
Posted By odat

Well darn - with my reader the battery's are...

Well darn - with my reader the battery's are added in the pig tail for OBD1.
06-07-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,698
Posted By odat

The OBD2 systems supply power to the reader -...

The OBD2 systems supply power to the reader - OBD1 does not
Most code readers need a external power supply as in battery's for OBD1
Mine reader has too have 3 AA battery's added for OBD1
06-04-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,197
Posted By odat

Well Mike A stuck float, burnt points, ECT....

Well Mike
A stuck float, burnt points, ECT. pretty much easy to trouble shoot without special meters, computers, code readers and such. If I knew how to transfer it here I would but look at your...
06-04-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,197
Posted By odat

And every body wonders why my old school mind...

And every body wonders why my old school mind would rather have old school non computerized carb, points ECT ECT ECT . It really actually was just air - fuel - spark back then .....
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06-03-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By odat

When you go to sight offered the build up for the...

When you go to sight offered the build up for the union says thread sealant applied [where applicable].
06-03-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By odat

Sorry Christine This NOT one of your piece...

Sorry Christine

This NOT one of your piece of mind situations as you like to say - If you want to take the risk of breaking lose the fittings from the shell in the radiator...
06-02-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By odat

Do old school roll down the windows and do 70 mph...

Do old school roll down the windows and do 70 mph air cond. I'm out ....
06-01-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,119
Posted By odat

Have a speedy recovery - best of luck .....

Have a speedy recovery - best of luck .....
06-01-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By odat

Nobody is going to agree with me But ---- If you...

Nobody is going to agree with me But ---- If you had any pressure at all left in the system and if you didn't loly gag around changing the valve out you should be fine ---- The leftover vapors will...
05-31-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By odat

Parked for 8 or 9 years ? If so start out with...

Parked for 8 or 9 years ? If so start out with draining old fuel and replace the fuel filter
05-29-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,291
Posted By odat

They haven't been active since 2015 but for your...

They haven't been active since 2015 but for your answer there isn't a moving rod in a 2000 dist I'm pretty sure it's all computer controlled.
05-29-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By odat

Mike - I know that you have the pump out but...

Mike - I know that you have the pump out but every auto I have tore down inside of some of the pump attachment bolt holes were threaded for a puller - I fabed up two little slide hammer pullers just...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,533
Posted By odat

Quit guessing and throwing money and parts at it...

Quit guessing and throwing money and parts at it and test
Do you have a bright blue spark at the plug end while cranking -
Also engine would not have run right and sounded beautiful and then...
05-28-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By odat

Edit ... I stand corrected A standard TH400 uses...

Edit ... I stand corrected A standard TH400 uses a electric kick down switch on the throttle linkage that powers a electric detent solenoid on the valve body - The TH200R4 has a TV cable and is...
05-28-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By odat

Just so you know there is no set pressure reading...

Just so you know there is no set pressure reading while engine is running - it will vary during different power ranges and vehicle to vehicle - key on or off, engine off only ....
05-28-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By odat

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5 to 40 mph before it shifts to second sounds more like shift points are too...
05-28-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,159
Posted By odat

At least 200 the finer grit the better esp on...

At least 200 the finer grit the better esp on finish work .....
05-27-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,159
Posted By odat

so just spray the clear coat over the current...

so just spray the clear coat over the current paint now? And I did use Dupli-color. I just suck at spray paint lol I have dupli-color clear coat as well. Should I wash the dried new paint before...
05-27-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,159
Posted By odat

Before - reapply as needed - clear coat and if...

Before - reapply as needed - clear coat and if needed lightly wet sand again - Finer grit the better - Rattle can is only going to do so well - Dupli-color holds up well as it has more solids in the...
05-27-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,143
Posted By odat

For the belt chirping while turning the steering...

For the belt chirping while turning the steering wheel check the belt for glazing and tension on belt - 10 to 1 your belt is slipping - replace as needed - every body likes Gaterbacks but I think...
05-27-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By odat

Depending on what thermostat engine has in it -...

Depending on what thermostat engine has in it - 210 is about as high as I would want it to get - My morf has a 195 thermostat and pretty much runs there or just a little below .....
Forum: Builds
05-27-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,151
Posted By odat

The slide in axles as with most things new and...

The slide in axles as with most things new and improved isn't that much of a improvement ....
05-26-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By odat

Go figure - most warranties don't even make good...

Go figure - most warranties don't even make good toilet paper - Let see $635.00 $200 max in parts so at those rates ill say it again I really need to raise my hourly rate - Nah never stabbed anyone...
05-25-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By odat

Oh well Murf Laws - You replaced pads and it...

Oh well Murf Laws - You replaced pads and it seems that's all the front needed so front was cheap, Sounds like you may need to dive into the rears next tho ......
05-24-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,135
Posted By odat

Do a simple internet search for drac module - and...

Do a simple internet search for drac module - and yes a by my search transman was prob 100% right as that's your problem .....
05-24-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By odat

I have had a week of rain here myself, even tho I...

I have had a week of rain here myself, even tho I have a shop I feels for you . Well when the rain lets up see if she will turn over by hand then we will go from there .....
05-24-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By odat

Ok if you haven't rotated engine to see if it's...

Ok if you haven't rotated engine to see if it's seized just how did the rotor turn .......
05-24-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By odat

You may have a caliper not moving a 100% as it...

You may have a caliper not moving a 100% as it should and not putting pressure on the pad right - Many many moons ago Captain Hook advised replacing the calipers every time pads were replaced - as...
05-23-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By odat

Most have a rubber/plastic insert under the base...

Most have a rubber/plastic insert under the base - do yours have that ? I have cut a insert out of a heavy rubber sheet about twice the thickness of a inner tube, A heavy truck tube would prob do the...
05-21-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By odat

I stand corrected

I stand corrected
05-21-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By odat

I really don't see how without frying your system...

I really don't see how without frying your system - Inless you splice in a switch or cut the wire to kill the normal low beams then add a relay to turn on the low beams when the fog light switch is...
05-20-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By odat

My Morf was 1992 Jimmy running gear with a 86 RX7...

My Morf was 1992 Jimmy running gear with a 86 RX7 body so even if the old crap digital inst panel would have worked there was no way it use it. Most inst panels in the salvage yards are usually junk...
05-20-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By odat

You can use elect gauges. I have all elect gauges...

You can use elect gauges. I have all elect gauges in my Morf
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/blazerforum.com-vbulletin/1280x960/_cid_photo404_676b1ef20324bca8e211b93d905401eadbd6016d.jpg
. It's...
05-20-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By odat

Depending on the brand of the gauge, Summit is...

Depending on the brand of the gauge, Summit is one place that does carry sending units for some brands ....
05-20-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By odat

Sending units are set for the gauges they are...

Sending units are set for the gauges they are made for. If you tried using the stock sending unit I'm sorry but it's not going to work with a standard gauge .....
05-20-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By odat

Just because the light glows does not mean it's...

Just because the light glows does not mean it's getting 12 volts, check with a meter - with all grounds if rusty - corroded Ect. clean, repair, replace as needed
05-19-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By odat

Kool hope it holds up for you

Kool hope it holds up for you
05-19-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By odat

I don't know on the odometer I didn't research...

I don't know on the odometer I didn't research that far into it - And ya it's a blazer they have enough trouble staying in one piece off roading neither lone somebody thinking it's a stock built hot...
05-19-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By odat

Hmmmmm - interesting - learn something new every...

Hmmmmm - interesting - learn something new every day - so maybe I stand corrected - either way I wouldn't take or trust a stock blazer { without a Chit ton of mods } that fast anyways .....
05-19-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By odat

Also exhaust bolts - on some that style hold pipe...

Also exhaust bolts - on some that style hold pipe flange to exhaust manifold, cat flange to exhaust pipe bolts, Ect. They look as too be covered in carbon and lower half looks charred and has been...
05-19-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By odat

Pretty sure the speedometer has a stepper motor...

Pretty sure the speedometer has a stepper motor and it sounds like it's out, but you can order in a new stepper for the gauge and replace it. And by the way the only governor your blazer has is when...
05-18-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By odat

Even tho i agree with somehow reading codes the...

Even tho i agree with somehow reading codes the vacuum line that is easly missed is the vacuum reserve ball that's usually mounted inside the drivers side fender at about the master cylinder.
05-18-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By odat

Look for broken or disconnected vacuum lines. To...

Look for broken or disconnected vacuum lines. To a point it will cause the problems you are having and explain the noise.
05-18-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By odat

Can't be Christine as the blazer would be self...

Can't be Christine as the blazer would be self repairing.
The remote start theory is prob. right on the money
1ST - time was prob a bad positive connection or post in the battery and with your...
Forum: Builds
05-18-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,151
Posted By odat

yup heat shields, try a 1 &1/2 to a 2'' sharpened...

yup heat shields, try a 1 &1/2 to a 2'' sharpened putty knife - makes a great gasket scraper too .....
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