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Forum: Engine & Transmission 12-02-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By swartlkk
You need a transfer case from an AWD 99+ Bravada...

You need a transfer case from an AWD 99+ Bravada or the AWD Mini-Vans (Astro/Safari 99-05 IIRC) that came with the NP136 transfer case.
Forum: Steering, Suspension & Drivetrain 11-28-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By swartlkk
Photo of the rear brake rotor from my old 2000...

Photo of the rear brake rotor from my old 2000 Bravada AWD:
Forum: Lifting Tech 11-26-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By swartlkk
1" Zero Rate 'Add-a-leaf' spacers...

1" Zero Rate 'Add-a-leaf' spacers (http://offroaddesign.com/catalog/Zero%20Rates.htm) are what you are looking for. I picked up a used set a few years ago for like $20.

Shackles won't work on the...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 11-17-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By swartlkk
3-button or 4-button 4wd? The 3-button setup...

3-button or 4-button 4wd?

The 3-button setup does have vacuum lines attached to the vacuum switch on the side of the transfer case. Inside the switch are two o-rings. If the inner o-ring were to...
Forum: Full Size K5 Tech 11-12-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By swartlkk
There is a cutout switch that will restrict the...

There is a cutout switch that will restrict the close function if the switch is not triggered. This is to prohibit the window from being opened without the tailgate being in the closed position as...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 11-12-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By swartlkk
I'm sure I have posted this somewhere in the...

I'm sure I have posted this somewhere in the past, but couldn't find it in a quick search.

Anyway, I have this labeled as the schematic from the '99 FSM for the auto HVAC option.
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 11-05-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By swartlkk
Known issue on the GMT360/370 platform vehicle....

Known issue on the GMT360/370 platform vehicle. It can sometimes be an issue with the alternator, but more often than not, it is an issue with the ground circuit(s); typically grounds 102 & SP201....
Forum: The Lounge 10-09-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
I still don't know whether I am going to set it...

I still don't know whether I am going to set it up in my garage (24x24) on top of the workbench I built a long time ago or if I'll take it to my shop (40x60) to setup. The shop is a dirtier place in...
Forum: The Lounge 10-08-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
I just started printing parts for the MPCNC...

I just started printing parts for the MPCNC (https://www.vicious1.com/specifications/) (mostly printed CNC by Vicious1.com) engraver/router. I'm going to be using a Makita 30k rpm 1.25hp router and...
Forum: General Chat 10-06-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11,916
Views: 760,897
Posted By swartlkk
DAMN! Glad he's ok! Keep an eye on his neck/back...

DAMN! Glad he's ok! Keep an eye on his neck/back as whiplash can take a few days to show symptoms and can be a real problem later on down the road.
Forum: Full Size K5 Tech 10-06-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By swartlkk
You have to let us know what the code is that is...

You have to let us know what the code is that is popping up. Being OBD1, you should be able to trigger the check engine light to blink out the codes by using a paperclip to jumper two terminals in...
Forum: The Lounge 09-09-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: The Lounge 09-08-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
Very cool! My latest project is to make an...

Very cool!

My latest project is to make an adapter for our Trimble CR600 laser receiver that has a broken dove-tail mount. I have prototyped the male & female dove-tails to make sure that things...
Forum: Tires and Wheels 09-04-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By swartlkk
The post states "01" for which newguy is 100%...

The post states "01" for which newguy is 100% correct. Who knows what OP is referencing with a username of "1989" so I wouldn't read into that too much.
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 08-22-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By swartlkk
As an engineer, I root cause symptoms to get to...

As an engineer, I root cause symptoms to get to the true cause so as to not waste time & money. Hopefully your new parts were Delphi or AC Delco for reliability sake. ;-)
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 08-22-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By swartlkk
50psi is way too low for a dead-head pressure...

50psi is way too low for a dead-head pressure test at the fuel filter. Should be closer to 90psi or more. And it definitely doesn't bode well for the pressure to drop immediately which is an...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 08-22-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By swartlkk
Lets start with what prompted you to replace the...

Lets start with what prompted you to replace the pump & spider to begin with? Typically a fuel pressure and leak down test are the first two things done to determine the cause of a fuel related...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 08-22-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By swartlkk
Fuel pump dead-head pressure is considerably...

Fuel pump dead-head pressure is considerably higher than the 60psi that the regulator maintains to the injection spider. As a result, there will be fuel bypassing back to the tank via the return line...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 08-19-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By swartlkk
$439 for a $130 part and 15 minutes worth of...

$439 for a $130 part and 15 minutes worth of labor... Damn! And misdiagnosed to boot.

Glad you got it figured out and repaired, but I'd be pretty pissed with the first shop.
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 08-12-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By swartlkk
You've checked that the injector is electrically...

You've checked that the injector is electrically sound, but not that it has a known and consistent spray pattern. This is not done as you typically have no idea of the age, usage, or fuel quality...
Forum: The Lounge 07-25-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
PETG definitely needs to be printed slower. I was...

PETG definitely needs to be printed slower. I was able to manage 40mm/s at 245C. I think layer adhesion was best at 235C, but I wasn't able to go much over 20mm/s print speed without having issues. I...
Forum: The Lounge 07-24-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
Just a quick update on some of the prints I have...

Just a quick update on some of the prints I have done to date. This thing is nuts when dialed in! Filament variations cause most of my frustrations, but I'm getting better at calibration when...
Forum: Website Problems and Suggestions 07-13-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By swartlkk
I'm not sure what good it will do, but someone...

I'm not sure what good it will do, but someone started a Petition to get Photobucket to reverse it's decision (https://www.change.org/p/photobucket-reverse-the-photobucket-third-party-rule).

My...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 07-13-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By swartlkk
I see it as well.

I see it as well.
Forum: General Chat 07-11-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By swartlkk
The floor shifter was an option. Same 4L60E...

The floor shifter was an option. Same 4L60E transmission.
Forum: Website Problems and Suggestions 07-11-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By swartlkk
Jared, try it now. The time limit has been lifted...

Jared, try it now. The time limit has been lifted which should allow you to edit any of your old posts.
Forum: Website Problems and Suggestions 07-10-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By swartlkk
I'll have to see what IB can do about this. I...

I'll have to see what IB can do about this. I cannot change the 'Time Limit on Editing of Posts' option. I will see if they can setup a new usergroup that will give you guys the ability to edit your...
Forum: Paint, Body, & Interior 07-09-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By swartlkk
It would be easier to go the direction you are...

It would be easier to go the direction you are asking than the other way around, but that is just because there is more structure in the roof area on the liftgate models than there is in the tailgate...
Forum: Full Size K5 Tech 07-09-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By swartlkk
There should be another string of characters on...

There should be another string of characters on the frame that has both numbers and letters.

This is for the pickups, but should be enough for you to identify the year with the correct number.
...
Forum: Website Problems and Suggestions 07-07-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By swartlkk
Even the most restricted usergroup, privileged...

Even the most restricted usergroup, privileged wise, can post in this section while they cannot post in any other section so it can be a valid question if someone were to be inadvertently/incorrectly...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 06-20-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By swartlkk
Drop the driver side knee bolster (panel above...

Drop the driver side knee bolster (panel above your legs, below the steering wheel). The RKE module is a black box with a fairly large label on it. It should have an FCC ID listed on the label. This...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 06-11-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By swartlkk
Responding from my phone or I would include a...

Responding from my phone or I would include a link to the article. You can have a look at my signature below for a link to the tech article index post. It should be one of the first few in that post.
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 06-09-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By swartlkk
Sure sounds like intermittent ABS activation...

Sure sounds like intermittent ABS activation likely due to a dirty or faulty wheel speed sensor. There is a tech article on what to check to determine the cause.
Forum: The Lounge 06-08-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
For a student or hobbyist, Fusion 360 is free....

For a student or hobbyist, Fusion 360 is free. The license for a hobbyist is only 1 year, but from what I understand it is renewable. It is an easy enough program to use.

I spent 10 years...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 05-31-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By swartlkk
What you are thinking is a blower air volume...

What you are thinking is a blower air volume decrease (as in a decrease in the amount of air flowing through the system) from cool to heat may simply be a difference in audible volume (sound) due to...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 05-29-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By swartlkk
If the indicators flash appropriately, just fast,...

If the indicators flash appropriately, just fast, you could get a different flasher or mod your current one to remove the load sensing feature that lets you know there is a bulb out to see if that...
Forum: The Lounge 05-29-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
The switch box is done, however, in my haste to...

The switch box is done, however, in my haste to get the 6hr print started, I skipped modeling the shunt bolts and have some interference between the gauge and the shunt bolt/nut. It's not a big...
Forum: The Lounge 05-28-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
I think it was somewhere around a 40 minute...

I think it was somewhere around a 40 minute print. 0.2mm layer height and 40mm/s print speed.

I just started a 5hr print that is an enclosure for the end of my power supply that will house a...
Forum: The Lounge 05-28-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
It's 100% fill with the supplied PLA from Tevo. I...

It's 100% fill with the supplied PLA from Tevo. I haven't cracked open any of my ABS yet. It's a proof of concept for right now. The oil caps are plastic as well and do not have to be tightened all...
Forum: The Lounge 05-28-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,758
Posted By swartlkk
I built my Tevo Tarantula a month or so ago. For...

I built my Tevo Tarantula a month or so ago. For a sub-$200 base price with about $150 in upgrades, this thing can produce amazing quality. I use a 4mm thick borosilicate glass on the bed with a...
Forum: Full Size K5 Tech 05-22-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By swartlkk
You are probably going to have to try lubricating...

You are probably going to have to try lubricating the latch assembly inside the door, then try it and see if it has loosened up. If not, lube some more and come back in a day or two to try again.
...
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 05-15-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By swartlkk
I would agree that the hazard switch you linked...

I would agree that the hazard switch you linked to looks similar to the pictures of your current switch. Given that there are only a few members that own RHD models on the forum, you'll likely have...
Forum: Paint, Body, & Interior 05-15-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By swartlkk
You guessed it. It's the same as the 2002.

You guessed it. It's the same as the 2002.
Forum: Full Size K5 Tech 05-15-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By swartlkk
Sorry, can't hear anything amiss from your video....

Sorry, can't hear anything amiss from your video. It's difficult to diagnose in such a way.
Forum: Full Size K5 Tech 05-15-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By swartlkk
What did the axle shaft look like? Any grooves on...

What did the axle shaft look like? Any grooves on the exterior of the shaft?

How well did the new bearing/seal fit into the axle tube?
Forum: General Chat 05-12-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By swartlkk
A quick google search for S10 Door Hinge Detent...

A quick google search for S10 Door Hinge Detent Roller (https://www.google.com/search?q=s10+hinge+detent+roller) returned the following tutorial:

Car Door Won't Stay Open - How To Replace Hinge...
Forum: General Chat 05-06-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11,916
Views: 760,897
Posted By swartlkk
Glad to see that article still being used!

Glad to see that article still being used!
Forum: 2nd Gen S-series (1995-2005) Tech 04-20-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By swartlkk
The MFI (injector at the end of the lines) spider...

The MFI (injector at the end of the lines) spider will not provide any additional mileage benefits over a properly functioning SCFI (injector in the main body and a pressure actuated poppet nozzle at...
Forum: Engine & Transmission 04-19-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By swartlkk
ICM == Ignition Control Module...

ICM == Ignition Control Module (http://easyautodiagnostics.com/gm/4.3L-5.0L-5.7L/how-to-test-the-icm-1)

It is located on the same bracket as the coil.
Forum: Engine & Transmission 04-19-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By swartlkk
Another thing worth checking is the catalytic...

Another thing worth checking is the catalytic converter. It isn't that difficult to pull one of the upstream sensors (remove it from the exhaust and disconnect it from the wiring harness). It's...
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