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Posted By Chevy Lover

If you've done Chevelles then I don't see why...

If you've done Chevelles then I don't see why you'd have a problem with the Blazer. Take it slow and use a few pairs of eyes to keep an eye out for anything that you might have missed while...
Forum: General Chat
11-06-2009, 01:06 AM
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Posted By Chevy Lover

350 will give you better power than the 305 and...

350 will give you better power than the 305 and better fuel than the 383 stroker.
I have no problems towing a 5,000 lb boat with my 350
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Forum: The Lounge
11-06-2009, 01:00 AM
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Posted By Chevy Lover

Welcome back Dave. I've been gone for a while...

Welcome back Dave. I've been gone for a while also. That's life.
Sounds like you have an airlock in your cooling system.
10-21-2009, 03:01 AM
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Posted By Chevy Lover

And a welcome from Canada

And a welcome from Canada
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Posted By Chevy Lover

Have you checked fuel pressure or for a plugged...

Have you checked fuel pressure or for a plugged exhaust?
Forum: General Chat
10-18-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Chevy Lover

That's where it goes, it's an anti-rattle clip.

That's where it goes, it's an anti-rattle clip.
10-12-2009, 01:55 AM
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Posted By Chevy Lover

You'll probably have to scan for codes, possible...

You'll probably have to scan for codes, possible wheel speed sensor.
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Posted By Chevy Lover

Check the switch first. There is a metal rod that...

Check the switch first. There is a metal rod that goes down the column to a spring loaded switch.
10-11-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Chevy Lover

It could possibly be a sticking valve, try some...

It could possibly be a sticking valve, try some top engine cleaner and then an oil change.
10-11-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,648
Posted By Chevy Lover

If it's a 4X4 an you change the gears, you must...

If it's a 4X4 an you change the gears, you must match the front and rear to the same ratio.
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Posted By Chevy Lover

I agree. Have you checked the coolant level in...

I agree. Have you checked the coolant level in the rad and is it low?
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Posted By Chevy Lover

I don't know for sure. I would check that : they...

I don't know for sure. I would check that : they are the same length, same wiring connector, same options (cruise, pulse wipers etc), mounting bolt pattern at dash and at the coupler.
Sorry I can't...
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Views: 844
Posted By Chevy Lover

Get a section of rubber hose to use as a...

Get a section of rubber hose to use as a stethescope. Have a helper start the truck, parking brake on and foot brake applied. Then put it in gear and slowly accelerate to try and hear the tapping....
10-11-2009, 02:22 AM
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Views: 12,275
Posted By Chevy Lover

Smile Vote is in, tough choices...some things never...

Vote is in, tough choices...some things never change
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Views: 11,684
Posted By Chevy Lover

Yes, if you change the gear ratio in the rear you...

Yes, if you change the gear ratio in the rear you must also change the front to match.
If you had different gear ratios front and rear and put the truck into 4WD it would be like throwing on the...
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Views: 1,304
Posted By Chevy Lover

I always mark the driveshaft and the yolk (with...

I always mark the driveshaft and the yolk (with chalk or paint) to make sure that it goes back in the same position as it was removed. Changing the "phase" can cause a vibration. You may have to...
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Posted By Chevy Lover

Did you have the drive shaft off?

Did you have the drive shaft off?
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Posted By Chevy Lover

Are you sure the squeek is not from the steering...

Are you sure the squeek is not from the steering column? The ignition key turns a gear on a ramp with a rod that moves in the ignition switch near your "knee area" of the column.
Forum: Builds
09-27-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 62,248
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: New to me! 1974 K5 Blazer!!

I'm not aware of a factory roll bar. Factory seat belts were simple lap belts.
Forum: Builds
09-25-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 62,248
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: New to me! 1974 K5 Blazer!!

Congrats on the "new" truck Kyle.
The original jack was a crank style stored on the left inner fender under the hood.
07-30-2008, 12:00 AM
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Views: 715
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Rear differential

Try holding one wheel and have someone turn the other. You probably have some broken spyder (pinion or case side)gears broken. Try cleaning the case out with brake parts cleaner and checking for...
07-29-2008, 11:53 PM
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Views: 1,312
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Blazer 1977

I'll see if I can find an address of a company that supplies original manuals. This could take me a week or so.
Is there any repair that you are needing help with right away?
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Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: 1994 Blazer Full-Size - Troubleshoot Odd Noises...

The best way to check for bad needle bearings in the u-joints is to pull the cups off. Unfortunately that's almost as much work as replacing them.
Before you pull the driveshaft out, use a paint...
06-26-2008, 01:35 AM
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Views: 1,047
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Just joined w/ my 75 Blazer Convertible

Welcome to the forum. My '74 is a 350 small block.

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06-26-2008, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: I thought it was the carb....

Is it an automatic transmission and does it buck and sputter if you drive it in 2nd gear?
If it's ok in 2nd then it's probably a bad torque converter lock up switch and the wiring can be...
06-26-2008, 01:22 AM
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Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Brake issues 98 Blazer,,

Did you use good quality pads? Cheap brake pads can cause the condition that you describe.
06-26-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,981
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Engine tick when in idle?

For the ticking in the engine....perhaps an engine oil flush and change. I'd just put regular oil in, at least until you're sure the ticking is cured. The rocker nuts are torqued and should not be...
06-26-2008, 01:13 AM
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Views: 3,171
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: How to prep before Spraying truck bed liner...

You could try some scotch pads (from any parts store) to scuff the shine off the old paint so the new spray will adhere to the metal.
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Views: 2,532
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: 1994 Blazer Full-Size - Troubleshoot Odd Noises...

Worn needle bearings in the u-joints can make some odd "pinging, metalic" noises also.
06-24-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: New Guy from Indy

Welcome...from another full size owner..
06-24-2008, 01:14 AM
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Views: 687
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Interior Lights Hung Up

When you push the door jam switch is there a flicker at all?
I would remove the door jam switches and see if they go out, it could be a switch shorted to ground.
04-30-2008, 12:35 AM
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Views: 4,806
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: May '08 Voting!

I think it's safe to say congrats to yukonmedic.
Great participation again this month.
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Views: 1,312
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: just wondering

A bracket on the windshield pillar, some metal rods for framing around the window and support for the rear aluminum rods. Aluminum braces where the canopy mounts, with snaps attatched.

...
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Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: just wondering

I had a top made many years ago at a boat top shop. Can't remember the price.
As far as road noise goes, I can't hear the road over the exhaust pipes so it doesn't matter...lol
It doesn't leak...
04-25-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,145
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Help U-Bolt torque specs

Leaf Spring U-bolt Nuts

100N·m

74lbft
Forum: The Lounge
04-25-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Average age

We share the same birthday, April 22. I'm only twice your age.

At the top of the page go to calendars/birthdays and you can do the research and come up with the average age.
We'll look for...
04-24-2008, 12:32 AM
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Views: 531
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: T-case

Maybe this will help.
https://blazerforum.com/m_52228/tm.htm
04-24-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,448
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: loud clicking noise(video included).

This sounds reasonable. You can also take a long screwdriver, place the blade on the valve cover and the handle to your ear to hear it better. Try one valve cover, then the other. One should be...
04-23-2008, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,950
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: weird shifting/atc fuse keeps blowing


First diagnose and clear any engine DTCs or TP sensor codes that are present. Then inspect for any transmission DTCs that may have reset.




Inspect the connectors at the PCM, the...
04-23-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,933
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Checking ball joints

Make sure that your jackstands are out as far as you can get them without touching the tires. It sounds like your checking them correctly.
I also take a bar and pry up under the tire to see if...
04-23-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: front brake help/pedal stiff but not stoping?

This actually sounds like a leaking brake booster. If the booster is leaking vacuum the pedal will be hard and high. If it works properly it will assist foot pressure and the pedal will go down...
04-23-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: new guy from mid west

Welcome to the forum. I have 3 K5s myself. A '74, and '86 and a '90


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04-23-2008, 12:48 AM
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Views: 1,819
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: stuck in first gear

Check the TV cable to see if it's operating properly and adjusted correctly first.
If it came loose at the carb, it may be stretched or out of adjustment.
04-21-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: 4 x 4 wheels not engaging

You've alrady posted the same question in Engine & Transmission...no need to post twice.
04-21-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Newbie

Welcome to the forum.
My orange blazer is an '85. Love to see some pics.

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Forum: General Chat
04-18-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: low fuel

I won't let my fuel get low enough to find out. The fuel pump is lubricated by the fuel and if you run out of fuel, you run out of lubricant for the pump. I don't like the idea of replacing a fuel...
04-17-2008, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: GM NZ Can't help - can you please !!!

Start with Inspecting the Passlock sensor harness for intermittent or poor connections.

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Views: 1,625
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Gas? Air? Mixture?!? HELP!! lol

I just checked the link that swartlkk sent you and I would have given similar answers as #3 & #4.
04-08-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,041
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: Clicking noise?

I just listened to your video......a few times.
If you have a stethescope you should have a listen at various places to narrow down where it's coming from.
If you don't have a stethescope you can...
04-07-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,393
Posted By Chevy Lover

RE: 84 Chevy Blazer 4x4 Frame

Can you describe this "death wobble" with some more details?
Is the crack in the frame located near the steering box?
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