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February 28th, 2019, 7:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By therewolf

You need to level the playing field. The engine...

You need to level the playing field. The engine to ground strap on these models (I've got one) is crap. And it's wedged, inaccessibly, between the rear top of the engine, the tranny, and the...
February 28th, 2019, 7:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By therewolf

Hey there Wilson , Welcome to the Chevy Forums....

Hey there Wilson , Welcome to the Chevy Forums. Be sure to take advantage of our rather
large information archive, by using the "search" feature.

If you're talking about Chevy 40/20/40 seats,...
February 28th, 2019, 7:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By therewolf

THIS. Also, that's a fairly subtle change,...

THIS.

Also, that's a fairly subtle change, most folks going to the trouble and expense of changing the axle ratios
generally jump a gear, like when I did mine. I went from 410 gears, which is a...
February 28th, 2019, 6:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By therewolf

A few years ago, my wife and I finally took the...

A few years ago, my wife and I finally took the "Great American Road Trip". Saw a lot of iconic famous sights out West.
The Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, The Petrified Forest, Devils Tower,...
February 27th, 2019, 8:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,364
Posted By therewolf

Relax, dude, I was just joking you. ...

Relax, dude, I was just joking you.

Actually I'm kind of envious, lately I've been wanting an old I6 with A/C, myself. Spent a week one afternoon replacing the
alternator in my Colorado.
February 27th, 2019, 8:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By therewolf

16.6 volts. Your engine to firewall ground...

16.6 volts.

Your engine to firewall ground strap is clean and tight?

Your Negative Cable is in good condition, and grounded to the block and frame?
February 27th, 2019, 7:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By therewolf

New gas filter? Check. (No, I mean...

New gas filter? Check.

(No, I mean literally, check it out. Make sure it's tight, not cracked or leaking,etc.);)
February 27th, 2019, 7:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By therewolf

Get 16s. They will allow you a higher tire...

Get 16s. They will allow you a higher tire profile, and a smoother ride.
February 27th, 2019, 7:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,364
Posted By therewolf

No oil in the oil? OH, CRAP! Is there water in...

No oil in the oil? OH, CRAP! Is there water in the water?:D
February 27th, 2019, 7:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By therewolf

Looks about 5/16-18 but I can't be sure. Wire...

Looks about 5/16-18 but I can't be sure. Wire brush, vinegar, and some bolt loosener.If you find the proper diameter, IIRC,
it is the Coarse Standard thread in that size. A sharp screw or nail will...
February 27th, 2019, 7:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,364
Posted By therewolf

Search the distributor. New rotor, cap, and...

Search the distributor. New rotor, cap, and wires? How is the vacuum advance? The nylon cam spur gear at the base OK ? Clean the distributor cap thoroughly, make sure there is no carbon tracking on...
February 27th, 2019, 7:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,242
Posted By therewolf

One thing which doesn't lie is dirt. Bring a...

One thing which doesn't lie is dirt. Bring a flashlight and a large piece of cardboard, or a piece of carpet, enough to
lay on. Look under the truck, at the differential, shocks, exhaust, under the...
February 27th, 2019, 6:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By therewolf

And Welcome to the Chevy Forum! Be sure to take...

And Welcome to the Chevy Forum! Be sure to take advantage of our huge archive. We have a few very special folks here,
who freely sacrifice their personal time, in order to forward and share TSBs,...
February 26th, 2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By therewolf

If you can find something which you can gerry...

If you can find something which you can gerry rig, you would probably just lose a little gas mileage, on an imperfectly fitting cap.
I just removed my cap, after 15 years, none of which, despite...
February 26th, 2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,236
Posted By therewolf

Dual climate control hack

This works for all trucks. (oh, yeah, only Chevy Trucks have this problem)

1. Go to local hardware store, and find a 3/4"ball valve with nipples which will fit 3/4"
heater hose, and 2 worm drive...
February 26th, 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 47,287
Posted By therewolf

Turns out it's a very simple mechanical solution:...

Turns out it's a very simple mechanical solution:

1. Find a suitable ball valve for 3/4" heater hose, and 2 worm drive hose
clamps. I took my time, and found this in ten minutes, at Home Depot....
Forum: Malibu
September 16th, 2018, 1:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By therewolf

What's the Y/M/M of vehicle, and the mileage?...

What's the Y/M/M of vehicle, and the mileage? What you are describing could be a rear main seal.
Forum: General Tech
September 16th, 2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By therewolf

That Warn will do. Consider getting it on a...

That Warn will do. Consider getting it on a carriage you can attach to your rear tow hitch, if you have one.
That way you have the option of keeping the winch inside the vehicle, out of the...
Forum: General Tech
September 15th, 2018, 5:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By therewolf

35s, that's a lot of tire. How about the stress...

35s, that's a lot of tire. How about the stress areas? Does that Vortec top end come with DR timing chain and
gears? I'm such a geezer, I remember getting L-blocks with those crappy old Nylon gears...
Forum: General Tech
September 14th, 2018, 9:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By therewolf

They make a nice product, but it seems you may be...

They make a nice product, but it seems you may be digging your hole even deeper. If you don't really need them, racing parts
are borrowing trouble. There's not only the cost up front, but also the...
Forum: General Tech
September 13th, 2018, 9:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By therewolf

To the man should you listen! Wise is he! Mmmmm. ...

To the man should you listen! Wise is he! Mmmmm.

OK all Yoda aside, I would go with a milder cam for a couple reasons. Gas mileage is one. Less tear on that new bottom end is another. one thing...
Forum: Captiva
September 13th, 2018, 9:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By therewolf

Welcome to the Chevy Forums. A little bit...

Welcome to the Chevy Forums.

A little bit of information, please, do you have an automatic transmission?

Is the shifter on the column (near the steering wheel) or on the center console?
September 13th, 2018, 9:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By therewolf

Welcome to the Chevrolet Forums, ChevyJan. We...

Welcome to the Chevrolet Forums, ChevyJan. We hope to be of help. Enjoy our site.
September 13th, 2018, 9:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By therewolf

Welcome to the Chevy Forums. After 5 years...

Welcome to the Chevy Forums.

After 5 years or so, I begin to suspect balky primary cables. Start by replacing your negative battery cable, and your engine to firewall ground-strap. Corrosion and...
November 29th, 2017, 3:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By therewolf

A radiator fan makes a "roaring" sound? Just how...

A radiator fan makes a "roaring" sound? Just how big is this fan?
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