Then again, you can find a decent 4wd with a banged up body, and blown motor, and. Dual exhaust was also offered on the 292 six-cylinders. Regardless, you need to set that thing at full choke to start. Chevrolet sold 30,000 K-series trucks and 23,000 Blazers to the U. Fuel prices were rising and that negatively impacted truck sales.
On average, our customers have rated our 1973-1987 Chevy truck leaf springs, 4. To remove them from the donor truck, I cut the rivet heads off with a torch and then knock the part free with a tapered pin and hammer. Also visible is a radiator saddle mount that's had the same treatment. Transfer case gears in the K30 trucks were now synchronized, allowing shifts to 4-Hi at speeds under 25 mph and power steering is now standard on all K-series trucks. Then all the ground wires, fuel tank filler neck, and brake lines at the master cylinder would have to be removed. Frame changes were made to fit new catalytic converters required on California trucks, and dual-exhaust options were not available in California.
Check out our article on. Our kits come in two-leaf through nine-leaf configurations with capacity ratings from 1,290 lbs. So it did not come with a rear sway bar, already replaced the front bar with the much larger front sway bar that Hellwig make, huge improvement on the understeering. It may be in the option list, which is likely found on a sticker in the glove box. So this is my chance to build a really nice truck. It might sound crazy, but if you think about it, it's not. Tons of learning on there.
I know you think dumping starter fluid in it will make it fire, but if it's gulping air, then it will never light. Sandblast, and paint the frame. Then scrape wire brush, and repair any rust. However, you would also need to find the document which tells you what all of those different option codes mean. If you do weld, remember to paint the exposed metal. Otherwise, a good used set of 4 of that style wheels can usually be bought in the U.
Sway Bars - Hellwig 7718 Rating: 5 Stars I live in the Medina Ohio area. This info was gathered from many sources. So I ordered the rear and it does a nice job of balancing out the truck, very flat. If I do buy a new carb, what style choke do I want? Until recent years, most all the 8 lug trucks were lug nut centered wheels. Hellwig 7718 Front Sway Bar, which works great as expected.
Engine wise, 1973 was the last year for the 307 V8 and the 454 now replaced the 402. There are paint chips, and fabric samples. Here's what one of the cab mounts looked like to start with. Need assistance selecting the right Hellwig product? Our pickup parts range from restoring the chassis to putting the final touches on the interior and exterior trim. Smaller patch panels are available to make repairs affordable, while complete replacement body panels can make installation easier. Rally wheels and a Sport model are now also offered as options.
You will be surprised how easy it actually is once the work is done. The frame rail forms are the same, that is all. We can even custom-build a leaf spring solution for a specialty design or unique applications. The automotive slang is in quotes for your reference. Rain gutters are now standard equipment on all models as is the new quick release tailgate for the fleetside models.
The vacuum leak is usually around the throttle shaft. Here's a list of engine specs. It is jam packed with info. I had originally intended to put it on the road, but it was pretty rough so it ended up being a parts truck: Cab, 4-spd, 203 transfer case and a decent 350 were what I saved. We are here to help in anyway possible to make your restoration fast, easy, and affordable. General Spring specializes in leaf springs, coil springs, add-a-leafs, load support and attaching parts for professional repairs and do-it-yourself mechanics.