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Forum: Lowering Tech
05-29-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,106
Posted By LeWhite

There is a 2:1 ratio because the spring is half...

There is a 2:1 ratio because the spring is half way to the lbj. The spring wire is roughly 1/2 inch dia. When the spring is installed the ends are almost coil bound. To answer the question about one...
04-26-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By LeWhite

16 in. Prolly would be a better bet because there...

16 in. Prolly would be a better bet because there are more combinations available. Can you send them back and get the same size front and back. Blazers understeer quite a bit so a bigger tire rim in...
03-08-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,448
Posted By LeWhite

Did you ever wonder where the electric fans get...

Did you ever wonder where the electric fans get THEIR power from?
Forum: Builds
03-08-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By LeWhite

Forget the T bar crank. Set your ride to the...

Forget the T bar crank. Set your ride to the correct height. Buy what is correct or nearly so, and dont buy cheap. That screaming deal will cost you in the long run. So it will not really be a...
02-24-2016, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By LeWhite

check starter relay: In the middle of the fuse...

check starter relay: In the middle of the fuse box left side of engine. Just cause it clicks doesnt mean its good.
Also check ign switch.
Try to start in neutral not park.( checks grar selector...
Forum: The Lounge
01-12-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,722
Posted By LeWhite

$2.79 in Beverly Hills

$2.79 in Beverly Hills
Forum: Lowering Tech
12-08-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,402
Posted By LeWhite

I would say that 3 in would better. Any more and...

I would say that 3 in would better. Any more and re arched springs and drastically cut bump stops are in order. Either way turn your brake banjo around not to foul on rearby parts. The way to tell...
11-21-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By LeWhite

I have had the exact opposite experiance...

I have had the exact opposite experiance especially when not following manufacturers instructions.
Forum: General Chat
11-17-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,142
Posted By LeWhite

I guess the most important thing is heat in the...

I guess the most important thing is heat in the winter and AC in the summer. Oherwise you wont want to be there. Oh and tell the wife that the Haas is for the garage and the cars are for the driveway.
11-16-2015, 08:37 PM
11-12-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By LeWhite

It matters more that the system was flushed...

It matters more that the system was flushed completely when changing different types of antifreeze than what type you use. On the highway the fan isnt needed but radiator hoses that dont collapse at...
11-09-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By LeWhite

This truck appears to be 4wd and they cant use a...

This truck appears to be 4wd and they cant use a spring compressor. I would say by the looks of damage what is needed most is two cans of penetrating oil, a BFH and a MAPP torch. Unscrew the jack...
11-07-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By LeWhite

The best way is to lower the pressure in your...

The best way is to lower the pressure in your tires but a lot of other things come into play there. The smoothest ride comes from Monroe gas adjust after about six mounts and the tightest ride...
10-30-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By LeWhite

You prolly didnt get 'fuel pump prime' and the...

You prolly didnt get 'fuel pump prime' and the motor ran lean on startup. This in tern blew a vacuum line off the throttle body or manifold. Look again. You also could have split some of the ducting...
Forum: Lifting Tech
10-27-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By LeWhite

If the bolts are there, plumbing pipe and big az...

If the bolts are there, plumbing pipe and big az washers.
10-18-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By LeWhite

Used car dealers, in an effort to eliminate a...

Used car dealers, in an effort to eliminate a smokers foul odor, put an Ozone generaor inside. After about a day of Ozone the smokers stink is almost eliminated, but the interior plastics are...
10-14-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By LeWhite

You can have someone pump the pedal but make sure...

You can have someone pump the pedal but make sure they dont go more than half way down.
Forum: The Lounge
10-11-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By LeWhite

2wd or 4wd?

2wd or 4wd?
10-10-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By LeWhite

I have seen what you are imagining. A guy built...

I have seen what you are imagining. A guy built one for a subwoofer. As a fab guy I see no reason to go thicker than 16ga but a few for going thinner. I would not go more than one ga thicker than...
10-08-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By LeWhite

If you cut the ears off your dif and the mod...

If you cut the ears off your dif and the mod proves to not work out for you. Look me up, as I can reinstall them for you, better than stock.
10-06-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By LeWhite

the OP just doesnt like the way it makes him feel...

the OP just doesnt like the way it makes him feel despite how it will negatively affect vehicle dynamics to change track width. Just imagine a down hill off camber icy curve..... with your children...
10-06-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By LeWhite

You might want to look into longer or taller...

You might want to look into longer or taller lower ball joints. They will counteract some of the design flaws inherent in raising your Blazer and minimize some of the tendancy to roll over. The only...
10-05-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By LeWhite

I dont think a holly 950 is Gen1 . At 74k...

I dont think a holly 950 is Gen1 . At 74k shouldnt be too much wrong with tbi. It will work good and flow over enough for that engine, if you know what to do with it.
Forum: Lifting Tech
10-02-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 49,757
Posted By LeWhite

Wow 55 posts to describe how to install a lift!...

Wow 55 posts to describe how to install a lift! Something's very odd here.
Forum: Builds
09-30-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,127
Posted By LeWhite

. My uncle was telling me the lift shackles...

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My uncle was telling me the lift shackles are dangerous and will flex when driving. Not sure how correct he is since I have never heard of a single one of you guys having an issue. Maybe he's...
Forum: Lowering Tech
09-29-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By LeWhite

"I have not read anything about it messing with...

"I have not read anything about it messing with the breaks before though. What does it do? And what is the remedy to fix it if i run into that problem?"

"Another question i have is with adjusting...
Forum: Lowering Tech
09-28-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By LeWhite

Three inch would be pretty close to the bump...

Three inch would be pretty close to the bump stops. I think Energy makes shorter urithane ones. Three inch in the back screws with the brake lines but that is easily remedied. Could you be convinced...
09-28-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,957
Posted By LeWhite

Your Chevy doesn't want smaller back space, and...

Your Chevy doesn't want smaller back space, and for sure not 1 1/2in. Its trying to tell you but you can't hear, at least not right away. You will hear eventually.
09-26-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By LeWhite

I have the eqivalant to 30x10.25 and I am lowered...

I have the eqivalant to 30x10.25 and I am lowered about 1 1/2. Only rubs the back of the fender when full lock.
Forum: Builds
09-26-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,127
Posted By LeWhite

I dont think it would be accurate to think...

I dont think it would be accurate to think anything you do to a vehicle will cause faster wear. When you understand that Blazers were made to a price point its easy to see that modification that...
09-26-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By LeWhite

Orange or Green, your choise. What you really...

Orange or Green, your choise. What you really dont want to do is mix the two. Really!
Forum: Builds
09-26-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By LeWhite

As I understand the way Blazers handle it is...

As I understand the way Blazers handle it is probably wise to mount the same size tire and wheel front and back.
09-25-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,957
Posted By LeWhite

It has been getting harder and harder to get 15...

It has been getting harder and harder to get 15 inch wheels and tires with any quality and variety. This will only get progressively more difficult. Now is a good time to jump to 16in running gear...
09-21-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,957
Posted By LeWhite

late model camaro ss wheels are both black and...

late model camaro ss wheels are both black and have a backspace of 5.7
09-20-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,957
Posted By LeWhite

Probably want to stay pretty close to stock...

Probably want to stay pretty close to stock design back space. 1/2 inch difference at most.
09-16-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By LeWhite

Forrest Gump was right!

Forrest Gump was right!
09-15-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,081
Posted By LeWhite

Yeah I cut down a 15mm line wrench but because...

Yeah I cut down a 15mm line wrench but because line wrenches are six point I welded just the square hole of a 3/8 socket to the other end. Now I can flip it over essentially making a 12pt.
Forum: Builds
09-14-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By LeWhite

The Xtreme blazers have the best suspension...

The Xtreme blazers have the best suspension geometry of all iterations of the gen2 Blazers. Use that to
Your advantage. Tighten that up with some urethane bushings, lower it ever so slightly and put...
09-12-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By LeWhite

The things that you have done to your running...

The things that you have done to your running gear IE raised up and big tires, are in opposition to fuel efficiency. Either eat your cake or put it back in the refrigerator. Lower your chassis and...
Forum: Lifting Tech
09-08-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By LeWhite

Not me that needs some sleep. Milliseconds defore...

Not me that needs some sleep. Milliseconds defore I hit the reply button BF changed the thread and my post went here. It was supposed to go to the 'Remove Suspension Lift Kit' thread.
Forum: General Chat
09-08-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By LeWhite

Seems quite acceptable though I personally would...

Seems quite acceptable though I personally would like to see coolant ten degrees hotter for a possible increase of fuel economy. 180 for more than a couple of minutes will set a diagnostic trouble...
09-02-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By LeWhite

Late model Camaro 245 x 55 x 18 that are Z rated!...

Late model Camaro 245 x 55 x 18 that are Z rated! On my 2002 2wd they needed 2.24in adapters. On a 4wd the offset would be about right but the bolt pattern is very slightly different. ( about 0.030).
09-01-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By LeWhite

To me tasteful mods are not how much stuff you...

To me tasteful mods are not how much stuff you can hang off your Blazer such as bull bars and roof baskets. I like guys that do better upholstery, slicker wheels and tires, bigger brakes ect....
Forum: Lifting Tech
08-31-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By LeWhite

And if later you decide that you no longer want...

And if later you decide that you no longer want your front end hanging down any competent TIG should only charge 150/200 dollars to refab the missing dif mounts. Ask me how I know.
08-28-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By LeWhite

Sorry for not giving you the answer you wanted to...

Sorry for not giving you the answer you wanted to hear.
08-27-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By LeWhite

If you would go thru the trouble of designing...

If you would go thru the trouble of designing longer control arms; different length uprights; correct king pin inclination angle; proper center link position & length; new idler and pitman positions;...
08-26-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By LeWhite

Even if they aren't out of the fender, wider...

Even if they aren't out of the fender, wider should be better right?
Please let me know! Thx!

No!
08-26-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,258
Posted By LeWhite

Something is telling me ' This won't end well'

Something is telling me ' This won't end well'
Forum: General Chat
08-22-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,381
Posted By LeWhite

I'd vote for taking all the stick ons off the...

I'd vote for taking all the stick ons off the truck and put it on a slightly lowered colorado platform. Can you say Xtreme.
08-20-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By LeWhite

Haynes and Chiltons manuals are somewhat useful...

Haynes and Chiltons manuals are somewhat useful for cleaning up small oil spills from SMOOTH concrete.
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