Blazer Forum - Chevy Blazer Forums - Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: bandidolenny
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
09-12-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By bandidolenny

Z85's have always sat a bit higher than the...

Z85's have always sat a bit higher than the regular S10 suspensions... the Baja editions even a bit more.

https://blazerforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=22576&dateline=1410504675
09-11-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By bandidolenny

Just install a rear shackle kit and crank the...

Just install a rear shackle kit and crank the T-bars.
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By bandidolenny

If your system works good now then there is no...

If your system works good now then there is no need to go changing out perfectly good parts.
When you take the system apart you should seal everything up with painters tape or something similar to...
Forum: Lifting Tech
09-11-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,726
Posted By bandidolenny

It's sits pretty level. But now that you...

It's sits pretty level.
But now that you mention it... I can remember back to the 80's when everyone drove around with 10"-12" lifts and 38"-44" tires on straight axle full size trucks. A slight...
Forum: Lifting Tech
09-10-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,726
Posted By bandidolenny

Put on a 6" lift last weekend - pics

I put a 6" suspension lift on my 85' K5 last Saturday. Here's a before and after pic. Now I need bigger tires!

Before......
Forum: Detailing
09-04-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,306
Posted By bandidolenny

A full size Blazer or Jimmy used K5 emblems. ...

A full size Blazer or Jimmy used K5 emblems.

K = 4wd... C = 2wd, except for Blazers and Jimmys (GM didn't bother badging them correctly because so few 2wd's were made).

K5 = Full size Blazer or...
Forum: Off Roading
09-02-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,446
Posted By bandidolenny

I love Port A and Mustang Island! I have Blazer...

I love Port A and Mustang Island! I have Blazer camped there and Big Shell many times since my 1st high school spring break trip back in 87 and almost every year since....
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By bandidolenny

Sure sounds like a misadjusted downshift cable. ...

Sure sounds like a misadjusted downshift cable.
Who installed the tranny? The same person that rebuilt it? Can you take it back to that person?
In the meantime... try shifting the tranny...
09-02-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By bandidolenny

Thanks!... It's good to be back! I went to a...

Thanks!... It's good to be back!
I went to a 2006 Z71 Suburban and then to a 1995 Toyota 4Runner but I have had many Blazers in the past and the K5 just feels so right to me. It's like reuniting...
08-27-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By bandidolenny

Already ordered the 6" lift! A few daytime...

Already ordered the 6" lift!

A few daytime pics...
https://blazerforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=22445&dateline=1409177762...
08-27-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By bandidolenny

I'm back!!!!!!!!!!

I am not new to this forum but I haven't been here in a while because I just haven't had a Blazer.

I had a sweet S-10 4x4 Blazer but I always said I would pick up another K5 someday and last...
10-03-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,490
Posted By bandidolenny

Try manually shifting your tranny when you want...

Try manually shifting your tranny when you want more acceleration. I would stick with the 3:73's but if you just gotta spend some money go with 4:11's.
08-26-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,367
Posted By bandidolenny

Did you possibly leave a ground strap off...

Did you possibly leave a ground strap off somewhere? Make sure that you have a good ground from the engine to the battery, as well as from the body to the battery.
Almost sounds like an ECM...
Forum: General Chat
08-23-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By bandidolenny

- There are 4 basic body styles... 69-72 (GMC...

- There are 4 basic body styles... 69-72 (GMC Jimmy started in 1970), 73-80 (1980 had a weird, one year front end treatment with square headlamps), 81-87 and 88-91 with the "sideways" quad headlamps....
Forum: Lifting Tech
08-23-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,213
Posted By bandidolenny

Get your wallet out because it gets expen$ive...

Get your wallet out because it gets expen$ive past this point.
08-23-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By bandidolenny

Sounds like a pump issue. Maybe they cracked a...

Sounds like a pump issue. Maybe they cracked a fitting or line when installing but who knows.
I would start by checking the fuel pressure at the engine at idle and under load. That will tell you...
Forum: General Chat
08-23-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,826
Posted By bandidolenny

Perfect candidate for a V8 swap! A small block...

Perfect candidate for a V8 swap! A small block V8 or 4.3 V6 will bolt right in. Just be aware that the NV1500 4 speed will not hold up to much heavy throttle, high horsepower style, driving.
08-22-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,367
Posted By bandidolenny

You are making this way more complicated than...

You are making this way more complicated than needed...
When you were in there, you pinched (grounded) or broke (opened) a wire (circuit) somewhere. It wasn't that way before so find and correct...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,062
Posted By bandidolenny

1991 was the last year of the K5 so I am assuming...

1991 was the last year of the K5 so I am assuming that you have a 1993 K1500 full size Blazer that came with IFS. ( I had a 94, one of my all time favorite trucks )
Sounds like you have an ...
08-21-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,376
Posted By bandidolenny

I have been away from this forum for awhile due...

I have been away from this forum for awhile due to the fact that I actually sold the Blazer in the pics above and went to a Z71 Suburban. Since then, I sold the Sub and crossed over to the other...
08-09-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,376
Posted By bandidolenny

2"BL and 31"s on 15x10" wheels ...

2"BL and 31"s on 15x10" wheels
https://blazerforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=16754&dateline=1376077648...
08-09-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By bandidolenny

There's nothing "scary" about cranking the...

There's nothing "scary" about cranking the T-bars... 10 minutes and your done.
12-20-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By bandidolenny

It's just humming because it doesn't know the...

It's just humming because it doesn't know the words! :icon_banana:
12-20-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,254
Posted By bandidolenny

Here's a link to a thread I did on trimming the...

Here's a link to a thread I did on trimming the fenders... https://blazerforum.com/forum/paint-body-interior-39/el-cheapo-fender-trimming-job-30332/
12-20-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,868
Posted By bandidolenny

If you put it in gear with the engine running it...

If you put it in gear with the engine running it should try to move.
Turn the engine off, put on the parking brake and get under it. Check the shifter linkage for smooth operation.
Also check the...
Forum: Lifting Tech
01-13-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,923
Posted By bandidolenny

No offense was meant... Remember... I bought a...

No offense was meant... Remember... I bought a RC 2.5" too.
I just wasn't happy with the end results since I could have accomplished the same amount of usable lift with a t-bar crank and rear...
01-12-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,865
Posted By bandidolenny

I ran 2" wheel spacers on the rear of my S10...

I ran 2" wheel spacers on the rear of my S10 blazer for years with 31's and I believe that they are safe on the rear... but I would not install them on the front due to the steering/cornering...
01-12-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By bandidolenny

Put a fuel pressure gauge on it and see what it...

Put a fuel pressure gauge on it and see what it says... but yea... sounds like a pump issue. You did replace the fuel filter when you changed the pump right?
Forum: Lifting Tech
01-12-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,923
Posted By bandidolenny

If you must install a suspension lift then just...

If you must install a suspension lift then just spend real money on a real 6" lift from one of the major manufacturers. Just my 2 cents.
01-12-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,506
Posted By bandidolenny

That is not even close to true... Apparently you...

That is not even close to true... Apparently you are not familiar with stop leak... lol.
Forum: Lifting Tech
01-11-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,923
Posted By bandidolenny

I wouln't waste my money on this kit... oh yea......

I wouln't waste my money on this kit... oh yea... I did.
Save your hard earned cash and simply do a torsion bar crank in front and shackles in the rear along with a body lift.

The 2.5" "lift kit"...
01-11-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,506
Posted By bandidolenny

As a last resort... Put a bottle of stop leak in...

As a last resort... Put a bottle of stop leak in and see if it makes a difference.
01-11-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By bandidolenny

If you are going for "lift' then I wouldn't waste...

If you are going for "lift' then I wouldn't waste my time and/or money with these... However, if you are looking for weight stabilization then it may be the product for you.
01-11-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By bandidolenny

Are you sure that you are getting ignition fire?

Are you sure that you are getting ignition fire?
Forum: General Chat
01-11-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By bandidolenny

Why air ride? Is this an "off-road" vehicle...

Why air ride?
Is this an "off-road" vehicle only?.. are you planning on being able to pass an emission inspection?
02-05-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,689
Posted By bandidolenny

I put these on my 98... ...

I put these on my 98...

https://blazerforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30286
02-05-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,299
Posted By bandidolenny

Also make sure that the engine is running at 195...

Also make sure that the engine is running at 195 degrees. A stuck open thermostat will kill your mileage.
Forum: General Chat
02-04-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By bandidolenny

The rear wheel track is slightly narrower than...

The rear wheel track is slightly narrower than the front.
02-04-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By bandidolenny

Put the belt back on and unplug your A/C...

Put the belt back on and unplug your A/C compressor... or turn your defrost off.
02-04-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,537
Posted By bandidolenny

Fuel pump... Try replacing the fuel filter first.

Fuel pump... Try replacing the fuel filter first.
Forum: General Chat
02-04-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By bandidolenny

I have only seen a few Syncrho-Mesh465 trannys in...

I have only seen a few Syncrho-Mesh465 trannys in K5 Blazers and Suburbans. They are more common in pick-up trucks from those years. Usually 3/4 or 1 tons... and will be backed by a NP205 transfer...
12-20-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,471
Posted By bandidolenny

Do your gauges work? Sounds like a bad...

Do your gauges work? Sounds like a bad connection to the main fuse block.
Forum: General Chat
12-20-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By bandidolenny

Hmmm... with your luck... maybe you should look...

Hmmm... with your luck... maybe you should look into some kind of heavy duty aftermarket winch bumper.
12-20-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By bandidolenny

You should not splice o2 sensor wires. That...

You should not splice o2 sensor wires.
That being said... try and find out why the sensor is throwing a code. Something is causing the code... the sensor is only detecting a problem. Could be a...
Forum: Builds
12-20-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 37,135
Posted By bandidolenny

Looks good! I did a fender trim job myself...

Looks good! I did a fender trim job myself once... here is a link to it if interested.

https://blazerforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30332
Forum: General Chat
12-20-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By bandidolenny

Just order a new one from somewhere like "LMC...

Just order a new one from somewhere like "LMC Truck" or maybe E-bay.
12-20-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By bandidolenny

I get up to Elko and Plymouth a few times a year....

I get up to Elko and Plymouth a few times a year. Welcome!
12-20-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,471
Posted By bandidolenny

Both batteries are good and the alternator is...

Both batteries are good and the alternator is charging? Is this a 24volt system? Bad battery cables can cause all kinds of havoc. Check your battery cables by cutting a few inches back into the...
12-20-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By bandidolenny

Yep... there are definitely some obsessed...

Yep... there are definitely some obsessed Blazer people here!... lol
12-04-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By bandidolenny

I think the dealer name for that part is a...

I think the dealer name for that part is a "widget mcdoodle thingy".
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.