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Forum: Builds
Today, 10:20 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,463
Posted By cleburne red

Eshaw, I'll get a measurement for the flange...

Eshaw, I'll get a measurement for the flange style driver side stub shaft in the next couple days. Didn't get a chance to get the seal and finish up yesterday. Got called in to work at 430am, didn't...
Today, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By cleburne red

As long as the size matches, I think it'll be...

As long as the size matches, I think it'll be fine. Both front and rear diffs are open, so I seriously doubt the fraction of an inch difference in size from wear will be enough to damage anything
Today, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By cleburne red

Yeah, the problem is in your tcase. I've rebuilt...

Yeah, the problem is in your tcase. I've rebuilt my 233 case (three button) but I think the 4 button is a whole different animal. I know on mine, you can pull the encoder motor off and shift the case...
Forum: Builds
Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,463
Posted By cleburne red

I can measure the older style flange shaft, but I...

I can measure the older style flange shaft, but I don't have a newer style driver side to compare with
06-14-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By cleburne red

Did you get the egr gasket with the built in...

Did you get the egr gasket with the built in screen?

Any other codes besides the one for egr?
Forum: General Chat
06-14-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By cleburne red

Well, I'm sure the Blazer gremlins will strike...

Well, I'm sure the Blazer gremlins will strike eventually, and he'll be forced to sign up! Lol
Forum: Builds
06-14-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,463
Posted By cleburne red

eshaw didn't you need me to measure some stuff...

eshaw didn't you need me to measure some stuff for you in the front axle?
Forum: Builds
06-14-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,463
Posted By cleburne red

I'm running out of room lol. Got two for...

I'm running out of room lol.

Got two for the 4wd, one by the headlights for the dual battery control, and room for seven under the radio. With the addition of the two winch switches, I'll still...
Forum: Builds
06-14-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,463
Posted By cleburne red

Also, my winch switches came in the other day! ...

Also, my winch switches came in the other day!
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I'll have my buddy...
06-14-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By cleburne red

Aww, man, that sucks. Just keep getting longer...

Aww, man, that sucks. Just keep getting longer and longer cheater pipes till it either loosens or snaps lol!

You live in the rust belt? I'm sure that's gotta play hell on fasteners. I'm lucky,...
06-14-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By cleburne red

It should spin free and easy in 2wd, at least on...

It should spin free and easy in 2wd, at least on the three button cases like what I have. You'll need to determine if it's either the tcase engaging 4wd when it's not supposed to, or if it's the axle...
Forum: Builds
06-14-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,463
Posted By cleburne red

So, finally getting around to replacing my leaky...

So, finally getting around to replacing my leaky front axle seals.

Got it all torn down, access isn't too bad with the diff in the truck ...
Forum: General Chat
06-14-2019, 08:21 AM
06-13-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By cleburne red

Try a 3/4". I've only got one 18mm wrench, and...

Try a 3/4". I've only got one 18mm wrench, and sometimes need a backup and a socket won't work. I use my 3/4" and it's close enough to work and not round the bolt head off. Now, if your stuff is so...
06-13-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By cleburne red

It'll still be 4wd, unless you swap in the Np236...

It'll still be 4wd, unless you swap in the Np236 tcase. The bravada shaft just makes it like you've always got your hubs locked in.
06-13-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By cleburne red

I can't remember exactly what size they were,...

I can't remember exactly what size they were, 18mm sounds right, though.

Getting that clip undone is awful. Never had good luck with it, always put up a fight.
Forum: General Chat
06-13-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By cleburne red

Are you asking when the first Blazer was made?

Are you asking when the first Blazer was made?
06-13-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By cleburne red

Thought I posted pics in my build thread, maybe...

Thought I posted pics in my build thread, maybe not though. Here ya go, either way
...
06-12-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By cleburne red

Glad you got it figured out!

Glad you got it figured out!
06-12-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By cleburne red

All you gotta do is swap the bravada shaft in,...

All you gotta do is swap the bravada shaft in, and never look back lol.

And with the cavalier seat swap, I was finally able to return the vise grip to my tool box!
06-12-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By cleburne red

Man, kids fit in a Blazer! Lol the 73 chevelle in...

Man, kids fit in a Blazer! Lol the 73 chevelle in my sig was my daily driver when my daughter was born. Kinda sucked strapping a car seat into it, though
06-12-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By cleburne red

Wonder if my 95 has the trans temp sensor? I've...

Wonder if my 95 has the trans temp sensor? I've been planning on adding an a pillar guage pod, one of the things I want to monitor is trans temp. Be cool to somehow tap into it for the guage.
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06-12-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By cleburne red

How tall are you? I'm 6' even, and I don't even...

How tall are you? I'm 6' even, and I don't even have the seat ran all the way back.

Maybe fab up some brackets to mount the seat itself farther back?
06-12-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By cleburne red

First I've heard of that. That would be pretty...

First I've heard of that. That would be pretty cool. I've been planning to install a trans temp guage, be nice if there was a factory sensor to tap into
06-12-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By cleburne red

Man, y'all have better luck than me! I had to...

Man, y'all have better luck than me! I had to replace one of the gears, it was all chewed up from partial engagement, and wouldn't lock in. Then, it came unlocked on me when i actually kinda needed...
06-11-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By cleburne red

Junkyard?

Junkyard?
06-11-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By cleburne red

I feel ya, man! If it works for you, go for it!...

I feel ya, man! If it works for you, go for it! You can get the bravada shaft and tube in a junkyard for around fifty bucks, though. All you really need is the shaft, you can reuse your old tube,...
06-11-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By cleburne red

You're not gonna mess anything up. You'll be...

You're not gonna mess anything up. You'll be hitting the cv axle, and you're replacing that anyway, right?
06-11-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By cleburne red

I thought it stayed with the axle. Like I...

I thought it stayed with the axle.

Like I say, I've only messed with that style once, doing the bravada swap on my truck. Mine originally had the bolt on cv axles.

Are you replacing the right...
06-11-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By cleburne red

Link no worky. What is it? OK just watched...

Link no worky. What is it?

OK just watched it. That works, at least for awhile. The slide collar won't stand up to continuous use, I don't think, or at least hard wheeling. It's a dumb design from...
06-11-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By cleburne red

It's not really a c clip, it's a friction ring....

It's not really a c clip, it's a friction ring. Only time I've messed with the slip in style cv axles like that, you just kinda beat on the backside of it, and drive it out. A couple good whacks,...
06-11-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By cleburne red

Be sure to not tow in overdrive, I've heard...

Be sure to not tow in overdrive, I've heard that's hard on the transmission.

Other than making sure the truck is mechanically sound, goos tires, etc, you should be good.

Depending on tongue...
06-11-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By cleburne red

Welcome to the forum! Can't believe you traded...

Welcome to the forum! Can't believe you traded for a minivan! Lol
06-11-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By cleburne red

Odat, I've never once heard of that. Do you have...

Odat, I've never once heard of that. Do you have any sources or articles discussing it? I have a degree in electronics, and that was never even mentioned lol
06-10-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By cleburne red

Never heard of it causing glitches, the amps...

Never heard of it causing glitches, the amps don't care which you take off first. You should pull the negative first, so that if the wrench slips, you don't short out your battery. If the negative is...
06-10-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By cleburne red

Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
06-10-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By cleburne red

Oh. That's pretty weird man. Yeah, maybe post on...

Oh. That's pretty weird man. Yeah, maybe post on the website problems section.
Forum: General Chat
06-09-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 56,548
Posted By cleburne red

Same reason people get a 2wd pickup. Need to haul...

Same reason people get a 2wd pickup. Need to haul or tow stuff on the road, and never plan to go offroad.
06-09-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By cleburne red

Welcome to the forum, and thanks for your service!

Welcome to the forum, and thanks for your service!
Forum: General Chat
06-09-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By cleburne red

Man, old school lol!

Man, old school lol!
06-09-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By cleburne red

Yeah, there's gonna be holes in the roof you're...

Yeah, there's gonna be holes in the roof you're gonna have to seal up somehow. Maybe you get lucky and can find some rubber plugs the right size to seal up. Or just silicone and put the screws back in
06-08-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,573
Posted By cleburne red

That's good advice, but after five years,...

That's good advice, but after five years, hopefully OP has fixed the situation
06-08-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By cleburne red

Also, are you on the mobile site, or desktop...

Also, are you on the mobile site, or desktop site? I use my phone, but prefer the desktop site. I also have an android, so it might be different for iPhone.

Are you just having trouble figuring...
06-08-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By cleburne red

I'm you checked it, but my 95 does that when it's...

I'm you checked it, but my 95 does that when it's low on fluid
06-08-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,870
Posted By cleburne red

First, this is a nine year old thread, lol. Let...

First, this is a nine year old thread, lol. Let it rest in piece!

I've always had decent luck cleaning corrosion off with a wire brush or maybe some sandpaper if it isn't too bad. If it's really...
06-08-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By cleburne red

H town, huh? Been down that way a couple times....

H town, huh? Been down that way a couple times. I'm a little south of Ft Worth.

That's a nice looking truck!
06-08-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By cleburne red

Can't you read obd1 codes just by jumpering two...

Can't you read obd1 codes just by jumpering two pins with a paper clip and counting check engine light flashes?
06-08-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By cleburne red

I can try and help you get them posted, it's a...

I can try and help you get them posted, it's a little tricky but fairly straight forward. Are you on mobile, or a desktop?
06-08-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By cleburne red

I always just completely remove the hub. You...

I always just completely remove the hub. You already have to split one ball joint anyways, just do them both and make life easier.

Sometimes you can get enough to get it out, but I'm afraid I'll...
06-08-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By cleburne red

Yep, agree with Tom. Match what you can, if not,...

Yep, agree with Tom. Match what you can, if not, make sure they're the same size. I've never used fix a flat, but I've also heard tire guys hate it. If you have TPMS, it'll mess up the sensors, also
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