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Yesterday, 09:20 AM
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Posted By eshaw

It could (maybe) have a rack that is tweaked. ...

It could (maybe) have a rack that is tweaked. Try getting another rack and bolting it in and see if that helps.
06-16-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By eshaw

I try to match at least two fronts or rears like...

I try to match at least two fronts or rears like stated. From what I've read the AWD models have to have matching but that shouldn't concern you since it's a Blazer unless it had a conversion done...
Forum: General Chat
06-16-2019, 08:40 AM
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Views: 866,103
Posted By eshaw

Looks good Christine. I started mounting lights...

Looks good Christine. I started mounting lights in my rear bumper. I think what I'll do is wire them into the cargo light circuit. Still got a ways to go though....
Forum: Builds
06-15-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,558
Posted By eshaw

No problem, I'll get it done when I rebuild the...

No problem, I'll get it done when I rebuild the flange style differential I have to replace my slip in style that's in the truck presently.
Forum: Builds
06-15-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,558
Posted By eshaw

If you have access to it, I was wondering what...

If you have access to it, I was wondering what the differences were between the short stub axle (driver side) bearing diameters of the old style flange axle and the slide in new style. You've shown...
Forum: Builds
06-14-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,251
Posted By eshaw

You'll have to show us how to do the LED install....

You'll have to show us how to do the LED install. I think that deflector is supposed to keep dust from accumulating on the rear window like the earlier square bodies had.
Forum: Builds
06-12-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,251
Posted By eshaw

How are you going to attach your Lund visor? I...

How are you going to attach your Lund visor? I have one also that's lighted but I really don't want to put a bunch of holes in the roof. You just going to drill holes?
Forum: Builds
06-11-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,256
Posted By eshaw

And I thought I'm hard on my stuff! DO NOT ride...

And I thought I'm hard on my stuff! DO NOT ride in a vehicle with no top even with a cage and the proper belts in it unless it's a properly engineered cage. Those rocks have a nasty habit of...
06-10-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By eshaw

You can install radio controls also. From what...

You can install radio controls also. From what I've read there is a connector down underneath the dash towards the center console somewhere that makes it plug and play. I've also read that the crew...
06-10-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By eshaw

I'd love to stumble across a Escalade with...

I'd love to stumble across a Escalade with graphite interior. I have a wheel but the leather needs dyed to match my interior or I suppose I could just sell it since I have a perfectly good leather...
Forum: Builds
06-10-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,256
Posted By eshaw

Did you install a momentary switch or a toggle...

Did you install a momentary switch or a toggle switch? How did you wire it up?
06-09-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By eshaw

I used some graphite door panels and added the...

I used some graphite door panels and added the wood trim from an Envoy to them. It makes a nice accent. So what kind of wheel did you get, an Escalade?
06-09-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By eshaw

Do you have the door panels and steering wheel...

Do you have the door panels and steering wheel already? I never noticed it before but it looks like the wheel is perforated also.
Forum: General Chat
06-07-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,565
Posted By eshaw

Good luck, you're going to need it!

Good luck, you're going to need it!
Forum: Builds
06-07-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,558
Posted By eshaw

"Mine has gone across scales at about the same...

"Mine has gone across scales at about the same weight. 3X the trucks weight has got to be able to get me out of just about anything." Or start pulling stuff off!
06-03-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By eshaw

Welcome aboard.

Welcome aboard.
Forum: General Chat
06-02-2019, 08:22 AM
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Views: 866,103
Posted By eshaw

I don't know the answer to that question. I've...

I don't know the answer to that question. I've seen them in rear windows so I wouldn't think they'd have too much to say as long as you have one displayed. It's as permanent as a bumper, still held...
Forum: General Chat
06-01-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12,828
Views: 866,103
Posted By eshaw

Here's a pic of the bracket and how it looks with...

Here's a pic of the bracket and how it looks with a plate.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/blazerforum.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/20190530_153750_1658fd2812930d7c19634cdde3fc41fd87c633cc.jpg...
06-01-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By eshaw

I guess I'll be finding out, it's on the to-do...

I guess I'll be finding out, it's on the to-do list. My truck has 4 wheel disk brakes so maybe I won't need one.
06-01-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By eshaw

He'd have to incorporate a proportioning valve...

He'd have to incorporate a proportioning valve also.
Forum: Builds
05-31-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,256
Posted By eshaw

Did you get the wiring for your shifting figured...

Did you get the wiring for your shifting figured out?
Forum: General Chat
05-31-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12,828
Views: 866,103
Posted By eshaw

Got the license plate mounted to the wheel by...

Got the license plate mounted to the wheel by making a removable "T" bracket to hold it. Thought about making a wheel cover with a see through pocket that I could just slide a plate into that would...
05-31-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By eshaw

Sounds like you got air into the anti-lock brake...

Sounds like you got air into the anti-lock brake system. That would require that the solenoids be cycled to pump brake fluid into the ABS unit. Then it could be bled after that's completed. There...
05-29-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By eshaw

Someone will correct me if I'm mistaken but I...

Someone will correct me if I'm mistaken but I think that the Bravada was the vehicle with a full time front differential, not a Envoy. It has a viscous coupling and no two piece axle on the...
Forum: Builds
05-28-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,015
Posted By eshaw

I don't know how much the bracket is going to...

I don't know how much the bracket is going to help the CV angles. If I'm not mistaken the purpose of that bracket is to rotate the differential pinion down, it doesn't drop the whole differential,...
Forum: Builds
05-28-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,558
Posted By eshaw

Thanks, no big rush by any means. I'm going to...

Thanks, no big rush by any means. I'm going to pull the stub shaft from a later model one with the slip style at the yard and see how it compares if it ever stops raining here.
Forum: Builds
05-27-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,558
Posted By eshaw

Maybe what I had read pertained to the driver...

Maybe what I had read pertained to the driver side stub shaft needing the spacer sweated on to the bearing surface. This is going to bug me now! cleburne red; when you pull that stub shaft on the...
Forum: General Chat
05-27-2019, 04:57 PM
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Views: 866,103
Posted By eshaw

Don't know for sure yet, it may end up on the...

Don't know for sure yet, it may end up on the tailgate.
Forum: General Chat
05-27-2019, 08:41 AM
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Views: 866,103
Posted By eshaw

I'd seen that last picture of the truck with a...

I'd seen that last picture of the truck with a Blazer carrier before and I didn't care for it. For one the sheet metal is so thin on these trucks even with a bolster inside. When it's unlatched...
Forum: General Chat
05-26-2019, 06:18 PM
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Views: 866,103
Posted By eshaw

What year Camaro are the rims off of? Did you...

What year Camaro are the rims off of? Did you have to use spacers or anything?
Forum: General Chat
05-26-2019, 05:59 PM
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Views: 866,103
Posted By eshaw

I'm working on a spare tire carrier for my truck...

I'm working on a spare tire carrier for my truck that will mount to the back and fold down when I need access to the bed. It's still a work in progress but you can get the gist of it from the...
Forum: General Chat
05-26-2019, 05:53 PM
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Views: 866,103
Posted By eshaw

So what did you do to control your fans?

So what did you do to control your fans?
Forum: Builds
05-26-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,558
Posted By eshaw

Well, I for one hope that the axle shaft swaps...

Well, I for one hope that the axle shaft swaps for you, then I'll know also. I'd like to be able to swap the earlier shafts to a later differential so this will answer that question.
Forum: Builds
05-26-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,558
Posted By eshaw

"But what I'm most excited about is finding a...

"But what I'm most excited about is finding a bravada shaft. I've given up on trying to locate a 96 and older one, so I'm biting the bullet and getting the newer style. I'll have two different style...
Forum: Builds
05-24-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,256
Posted By eshaw

I'm doing the same swap for my 233, it's getting...

I'm doing the same swap for my 233, it's getting replaced with the 231 shifter and console. I kept the console when I took it from a earlier S10/Blazer. I see them once in a while and usually snag...
Forum: Builds
05-23-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,256
Posted By eshaw

I assume you installed the shifter for the...

I assume you installed the shifter for the transfer case after you moved the fuel lines. I've heard that if you drill where the indentation is that the fuel lines are right under that spot.
Forum: Builds
05-23-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,256
Posted By eshaw

That's my understanding of how it would work. ...

That's my understanding of how it would work. Another thing you might try is to just push the button for 4LO and shift your transfer case to 4LO and see what hapens. I'll be interested to see what...
Forum: Builds
05-23-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,256
Posted By eshaw

Ok, from what I've found in my notes, the yellow...

Ok, from what I've found in my notes, the yellow wire from the 231 shifter is 4LO. Ground the 4LO position and run a length or wire from the yellow 231 shifter wire to the correct wire on the ECU...
Forum: Builds
05-22-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,256
Posted By eshaw

I'll look that information up for you. I was...

I'll look that information up for you. I was just curious how much of the console you had to cut to clear underneath the dash.
Forum: Builds
05-22-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,256
Posted By eshaw

I'm surprised that you didn't have to rotate the...

I'm surprised that you didn't have to rotate the Cs on the front differential. Got any pics of the interior with the shifter? What are you referring to on the transmission not shifting while in low...
05-17-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By eshaw

Most of the mirrors I've seen have an insignia on...

Most of the mirrors I've seen have an insignia on the glass that depicts heat.
05-16-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By eshaw

Don't the stock radios have a lock feature when...

Don't the stock radios have a lock feature when they're removed? He'd have to know how to unlock it. If he's going to use a stock radio he could have someone add the steering wheel controls for it...
Forum: General Chat
05-15-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By eshaw

You could always be a trend setter and make your...

You could always be a trend setter and make your own.
05-15-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By eshaw

I'm of the opinion that the oil cooler should be...

I'm of the opinion that the oil cooler should be incorporated into the coolant tank like is done on our trucks to aid in cold starts like Christine states. I know a lot of the Police Interceptor...
Forum: General Chat
05-14-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By eshaw

Same body style so I would assume it would...

Same body style so I would assume it would interchange. It's not a ZR2 so that's not a problem. I would imagine it's a bolt on.
05-13-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By eshaw

Are you going to try and stick with the 3:73...

Are you going to try and stick with the 3:73 gears that you're currently running? You might want to start looking for a 4.3 marine intake setup for it also so the boost won't make havoc with the...
05-13-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By eshaw

I don't think the housing will accept the larger...

I don't think the housing will accept the larger gears.
05-13-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,153
Posted By eshaw

You might want to check some of the LS forums. I...

You might want to check some of the LS forums. I think I've seen somewhere that a fella took a stock 4.3/5.7 ac bracket and adapted it to a 5..3 engine package and it was a high mount so no notch...
Forum: Builds
05-13-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,558
Posted By eshaw

There's a lot of good quality marine carpeting...

There's a lot of good quality marine carpeting you could use too. I've got some on my boat that I cans hose off and let me tell ya, that stuff can get pretty nasty!
05-10-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By eshaw

I'd have to read up on the nuances of the 95/96...

I'd have to read up on the nuances of the 95/96 bodies incorporating the 5.7 but I'm sure it's been done before. I'd do my best to keep fuel injection if I were you just for the sake of drivability....
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