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    Rear axle bump stops

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Chevy MODEL: Blazer YEAR:1999 MILES: 151200 ENGINE:4.3 (VIN W) DESCRIBE ISSUE....does anyone other than Timbren make rear axle bump stops for these?
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    99 GMC Yukon

    Thanks for the info. It looks like we will be very busy once it quits raining. I"m doing this for avery nice man I have known for 20 years who has a lot of family problems. Four troubles on this van and this is the last one.
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    99 GMC Yukon

    Thank you for the reply.As cheap as I am, I use the Alldata DYI which has a heading for sunroofs, but only shows the wiring for the vanity mirrors in the sun visors.
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    99 GMC Yukon

    Does anyone have a set of electrial diagrams for the sunroof on these things? Elsewhere I found a comment that if the battery power is removed with the sunroof open that the BCM thinks it is closed and must be reset with a dealers scan tool. I would like to verify that this is the problem...
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    1998 Honda Accord

    Had a 1" pnumatic impactor and many tanks of air,failed to budge the Crank bolt. Any and all suggestions or tricks to get this thing loose are welcome and will be tried. This is the 2.3 4 cylinder.
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    GMC 4.3 6 cylinder

    Sorry I didnt make myself clear.They were both new ones. These were both engines assembled from scratch after having the necessary machining done.
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    GMC 4.3 6 cylinder

    :'(I could us some advice on this one. In the past few months I have put together 2 of the late model Vortex engines with the composite(read cheap ass plastic) timing chain covers. Both started leaking after a short time. One was in a Blazer where the whole engine has to be raised to get the...
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    94 Blazer 4.3 cpi ran out of gas

    No,just slightly nuts like almost all the folks doing this stuff. ;D
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    94 Blazer 4.3 cpi ran out of gas

    Something for all of you to take note of on this subject:If somebody sugars the gas tank or dumps in some good old red Georgia dirt,the fuel pump grinds it up,it goes right through the filter and will plug up the injectors or(if its sugar) get burned in the cylinders. The result is a hard...
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    2000 Dodge caravan brakes...again

    Basic question but I have to ask anyway:You did measure the inside diameter of those drums? The max diameter is stamped on them somewhere,and if exceeded will cause the condition you describe since the cylinders at max reach cannot exert any real pressure against the drums. $.02
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    AC trouble with 93 Taurus 3.8L

    Last year I did a 93 Mercury Villager(Escort wagon). It was owned by an elderly gentleman and had only 93k on the clock.Still had R12 in there! Did the compressor,dryer flush, all new o rings and an orifice tube,PAG oil and 134A . Came out with 42 degree air at the center vent. Amazed me! I...
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    AC trouble with 93 Taurus 3.8L

    A theory is something that remains such until proven by fact. The fact is you need to have someone slap a set of gages on that thing and show you how low the freon level is. Your problen runs much deeper that a recharge however. We don't know how many miles are on this car or if it has been...
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    Boat question...Please help. I'm completely lost!

    Your compresson is in the mud. 105 psi is barely enough to run a lawnmower. You should see at least 130-140 per cylinder, and the vacuum should top out around 18-20 inches. You might want to take old timer's suggestion about looking at the valve overlap,but if you don't want to tear into this...
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    AC trouble with 93 Taurus 3.8L

    You are low on freon. That is why tje system is short cycling. First thing to do is get a set of gages on it and get the high and low side pressure.
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    1993 Chev Blazer

    When it's good and warm,pull the front oxygen sensor and check the exhaust back pressure(or just see if it runs better). The catalytic converter may be plugged. $.02
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