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Forum: Builds
10-28-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 32,059
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Well I haven't been around in a while. I forgot...

Well I haven't been around in a while. I forgot my password when I got a new phone and computer and it didn't automatically have me logged in lol.

Still have the blazer! It pretty much sits until...
06-09-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,285
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Im having a similar issue, wont start sometimes...

Im having a similar issue, wont start sometimes and will sometimes die at idle directly after start up. But when it wont start my dash lights also wont come on. i replaced the ignition control module...
10-25-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Could you get a picture maybe?

Could you get a picture maybe?
Forum: The Lounge
10-23-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Thanks guys! And yeah i wasn't a fan of the...

Thanks guys! And yeah i wasn't a fan of the intercooler at first but i like it now. It was required for the bigger turbo tho and not looks.
Forum: The Lounge
10-23-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Bought a WRX

Well i haven't been around much because i have been working crazy hours at a new job and going to school so no life. But 2 weeks ago i decided i wanted something faster than the blazer because that's...
09-07-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Interesting.. try an AC Delco coil and i bet that...

Interesting.. try an AC Delco coil and i bet that solves your problem. These trucks don't like cheap brands, its not a Ford ;)

Only other thought is a short, but if it works for a while then dies...
09-02-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,794
Posted By 97cherryblazer

P0300 with a twist

Alright well it looks like im a new victim of the damn P0300 code, but i have a twist that i have never seen on here before.

So lately my torque converter has been unlocking on me when im on the...
Forum: General Chat
08-31-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,676
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Its supposed to take 4.5 quarts with an empty oil...

Its supposed to take 4.5 quarts with an empty oil filter...
08-19-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,028
Posted By 97cherryblazer

I don't think so, what date was yours made? Half...

I don't think so, what date was yours made? Half way through 95 im pretty sure they changed it from OBD 1.5 to OBD 2 if its OBD 2 then i think 96-97 will work too. Do some research on that tho, im...
08-19-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,501
Posted By 97cherryblazer

I never changed my ignition switch because my...

I never changed my ignition switch because my truck stopped doing it but it did it to me again not too long ago. But I'm about 99% Sure its the ignition switch. What happens is they get too hot over...
08-17-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,540
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Www.s10v8.com Grab a cold one, sit down and...

Www.s10v8.com

Grab a cold one, sit down and start reading.

But if you have extra funds go with the 5.3 but 5.7 is definitely easier. Both have been done ;) search and read through v8 blazer...
08-06-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By 97cherryblazer

A bad cat can cause those symptoms, yes. If you...

A bad cat can cause those symptoms, yes. If you have the ability to take the temperature of the cat, let the engine idle for a while then see if the cat has a significant temperature change from the...
08-06-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By 97cherryblazer

If you used the same computer that was in the...

If you used the same computer that was in the truck then it should be fine, but if you got a new one it needs to be flashed (i don't think it would even start tho) but is the check engine light still...
08-06-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,599
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Its supposed to do that don't worry. Its so you...

Its supposed to do that don't worry. Its so you can listen to music if you take the key out, until you open the door. After like 5 minutes if you don't open a door it shuts off

My 2001 blazer did...
08-06-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,438
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Oh!! Well in that case you are lucky. I believe...

Oh!! Well in that case you are lucky. I believe jacking the engine up 2" should work (i wouldn't go more). Search around on Google "2wd blazer oil pan removal" should bring up threads from here. Ive...
08-05-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,438
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Unfortunately an easy way to get the pan out with...

Unfortunately an easy way to get the pan out with the engine still in does not exist. You have to drop the differential or cut out the pan
08-05-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,438
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Yeah that sounds like a lower end knock, if...

Yeah that sounds like a lower end knock, if you're lucky its a loose torque converter bolt (happens sometimes) but from the video it sounds like a bearing.
Forum: Builds
08-05-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,318
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Yeah getting the engine isn't what im worried...

Yeah getting the engine isn't what im worried about, i think a complete engine is about 350 here as well, but all the little things needed to make it clean is the spendy part. I wouldn't trust myself...
Forum: Builds
08-04-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,318
Posted By 97cherryblazer

I will definitely be paying attention to this...

I will definitely be paying attention to this build as i plan on doing this to my truck in the future. I really want a 5.3 but i may have to settle with a 5.7 (funds permitting). So what are your...
07-31-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 37,787
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Is there any warning lights on?

Is there any warning lights on?
07-31-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,186
Posted By 97cherryblazer

We would have to see a picture of what your...

We would have to see a picture of what your talking about. But if you see something and you know for sure its not a cat then im sure its a muffler of some sort. It would make no sense what so ever...
07-31-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,539
Posted By 97cherryblazer

So when you turn the key you hear a clicking...

So when you turn the key you hear a clicking noise? Double check that the connections to the battery are tight enough, and if you can check the connections at the starter. Generally clicking means...
07-31-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,834
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Does it only do this after its warmed up? Or...

Does it only do this after its warmed up? Or always? Is there a check engine light on? When was the last tune up done? And by chugging do you mean the RPM's jump up and down or does it just not have...
07-29-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,438
Posted By 97cherryblazer

You can turn the rotor 180 degrees (only other...

You can turn the rotor 180 degrees (only other way it can go) and if it starts then it was on exhaust, you have a 50-50 chance of getting it right the first time.

However, im thinking that may...
07-29-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,438
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Did you put the distributor back in correctly?

Did you put the distributor back in correctly?
07-24-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By 97cherryblazer

I think they are talking about the difference in...

I think they are talking about the difference in sensors on the engines between 99-03. Which is a valid question, its been gone over on here a few times, however i don't remember which ones are...
Forum: General Chat
07-22-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Some tuners give you basically a recorder that...

Some tuners give you basically a recorder that monitors how you drive and how your engine runs then they use that info to tune your PCM when you send both in but that's a lot of $$$. When you send in...
07-20-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Ohh yeah then you pulled the front diff drain...

Ohh yeah then you pulled the front diff drain plug, i was thinking you were talking abbot the fill plug.. which you will need to find now ;)
07-20-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Oops.. lol might as well change that too then....

Oops.. lol might as well change that too then. But if you put your finger in there and fluid was inside then its probably the front differential.
Forum: General Chat
07-20-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By 97cherryblazer

If the highway is flat, yes. But on a hill you...

If the highway is flat, yes. But on a hill you will find that you need 3rd gear more often than normal, which means worse mpg. But a lot of people here run 31's and have 3.42 gears. Its definitely...
Forum: General Chat
07-19-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By 97cherryblazer

They will set up your gearing to compensate for...

They will set up your gearing to compensate for the tires (they also correct your speedometer) and the tune adds power so it won't be as noticeable as it would be stock but you will see difference....
Forum: General Chat
07-19-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By 97cherryblazer

You can get a junk yard PCM however it has to be...

You can get a junk yard PCM however it has to be the right year and some numbers on it have to match yours, i don't remember which ones tho. I tried to get one but couldn't find one that would work...
07-19-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By 97cherryblazer

You might take a look at www.s10v8.com but i...

You might take a look at www.s10v8.com but i don't think anyone has put a TPI 350 in their blazer.
Forum: General Chat
07-19-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By 97cherryblazer

^^ Lol... good analogy. But i would guess you...

^^ Lol... good analogy. But i would guess you will get about 4mpg less than you do stock. I have everything on my truck that you want on yours and i get about 14 mpg average with city and highway...
07-15-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,765
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Before you get a fuel pump you might want to make...

Before you get a fuel pump you might want to make sure its not your injectors leaking
07-15-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,615
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Yes my next guess was going to me the pcv valve...

Yes my next guess was going to me the pcv valve as well
07-11-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Setting the distributor isnt too hard, the...

Setting the distributor isnt too hard, the biggest thing to worry about is keeping everything clean and debris out of the engine when you open up the lower intake. Ive seen a lot of seized engine...
07-05-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Sounds like your ignition switch took a crap...

Sounds like your ignition switch took a crap (fairly common problem) over time their insulation degrades and they overheat and at first will just kill the engine, usually at a slow speed without...
07-05-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,953
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Fuel pressure while running doesn't mean much....

Fuel pressure while running doesn't mean much. What is the pressure with the key in the run position and the engine off? It should be 60-65 and not drop below 55 psi after 10 minutes.
07-05-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,115
Posted By 97cherryblazer

There is no iac vac line, but the IAC valve is...

There is no iac vac line, but the IAC valve is connected to the throttle body. There is also a Throttle Positioning Sensor (TPS) attached to the throttle body but it is attached to the throttle...
Forum: General Chat
07-04-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Before my 31s I used to average 20-21 when i...

Before my 31s I used to average 20-21 when i drove highway 410 to work every weekend. About a 200 mile round trip from Everett to crystal. Now im lucky to get 18 with a roof rack and 31's :(
07-02-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,008
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Try flipping the cap the only other way it can go...

Try flipping the cap the only other way it can go (180 around) if you timed it yourself then you have a 50/50 chance of getting it right or 180 off unless you looked at which valve closed before...
Forum: General Chat
07-01-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,308
Posted By 97cherryblazer

pour coffee on the engine, that should speed it...

pour coffee on the engine, that should speed it up a bit
06-28-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,115
Posted By 97cherryblazer

My truck did the exact same thing when my Idle...

My truck did the exact same thing when my Idle Air Control valve was going bad, but that may or may not be your problem. If you didn't already know, IAC valve controls how much air the engine gets at...
06-28-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,602
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Stock is 6" bs so 4" will stick out 2" further...

Stock is 6" bs so 4" will stick out 2" further than stock and .5" further than what you have now with spacers. 4" bs is the most i would personally do.
06-27-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,219
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Ok, so if the fuel pressure is 45-50 with the key...

Ok, so if the fuel pressure is 45-50 with the key ON and the engine OFF then you dont have nearly enough pressure to start the truck. You most likely have a bad pump, AC Delco usually doesnt fail...
06-27-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By 97cherryblazer

I used Chevy 63's out of a 1500. Kept the longest...

I used Chevy 63's out of a 1500. Kept the longest of my leafs and trimmed the 63's to fit. Worked wonders
06-27-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,219
Posted By 97cherryblazer

When is the last time the fuel filter was...

When is the last time the fuel filter was changed? And when you had the intake apart to change the FPR did you notice any areas that weren't black but instead a gold/shiny color? That would indicate...
06-25-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By 97cherryblazer

Well i have to ask, did you put enough fluid back...

Well i have to ask, did you put enough fluid back in the differential? Heat means lots of friction, did you use the same shims that were in originally or did you put in new ones? If you did new...
06-25-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,047
Posted By 97cherryblazer

What exactly are your fuel pressure numbers? to...

What exactly are your fuel pressure numbers? to start it needs to be 60+ psi. did you have the codes read?? if so what were they. Are you positive you have good spark?

Edit: Take a look through...
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