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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #25 on: September 24, 2016, 07:27:07 AM »
Yea picked up the color and clear at Napa. It's been a while since I did this, the color went on perfect. Putting on the clear I musta spaced out for a split second because it ran like hell on me in a spot. No biggie, it all gets wetsanded anyways. It isn't perfect, a couple forgotten sanding scratches here and there, but it's a helluva lot better than it was.
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #26 on: September 24, 2016, 11:10:37 AM »
One of these days I'll learn how to do that.

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2016, 06:09:34 PM »
I see you've added whitewhall tires

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #28 on: September 25, 2016, 06:50:34 PM »
I see you've added whitewhall tires

 :lol:


Shitll buff out :lol:
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #29 on: September 25, 2016, 09:01:22 PM »
I didn't even notice that. :lol:

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #30 on: October 23, 2016, 07:54:29 AM »
Never posted a "complete" picture. Still got the whitewalls :lol:






In other strange events I was trying to track down why it was clicking and clunking in the rear. To my surprise someone installed a Detroit Locker in it. That's going to make it super sketchy in the snow...

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #31 on: October 23, 2016, 10:51:42 AM »


In other strange events I was trying to track down why it was clicking and clunking in the rear. To my surprise someone installed a Detroit Locker in it. That's going to make it super sketchy in the snow...

Or a hell of a lot of fun!

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #32 on: October 28, 2016, 08:33:18 AM »
A proper detroit or a lunchbox locker? 

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #33 on: October 29, 2016, 06:34:39 AM »
A proper detroit or a lunchbox locker? 

That is yet to be determined. I have alot of work I gotta do to the truck in the spring so I'll find out then.

Meanwhile I've been cruising Craigslist for seats and a center console. I fucking hate the bench seat with nowhere to rest my arm. Found a Blazer with a blown motor that the guy was parting out. Paid the guy $80 and this is what I got.



I consider the radio a bonus. The CD player don't work, but hell the old radio in my truck would only pick up AM. :lol: I use satellite radio anyways, so I can finally get a tuner.

After an hour and several beers, there's no way you can tell they came out of a 230K mile Blazer. Hopefully today I can get everything modified and put in. I know they're not the right color, but I'm a sucker for good cheap parts!



Old Radio:



New:



I was fully expecting to have to call the hotline for an unlock code. Nope, worked right "outta the box."
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #34 on: November 11, 2016, 03:28:19 PM »
Seats installed, ready to mock up the center console.



Center console.



Still need to source a new seat motor and wire into the factory harness, but right now I have it adjusted to where I need it. I know the color isn't right, but for the price, I really don't care.
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #35 on: May 13, 2017, 06:30:58 PM »
Sooo in order to replace the spark plug sure you gotta assume this position:



Right in the fucking wheel-well. Fucking GM...

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #36 on: September 29, 2017, 04:56:42 PM »
Soo... Decided the S10 needed tint after the GTI got done. The rear window was done at one time, but had turned purple. Being a beater, decided to do it myself. Started with the back window, which I learned the hard way do not do it outside! It's ok, but better than what was there. Put 20% on the back window and 35% on the sides. Not perfect, but it's a beater. It's a 10' away look.

Workin' on it...



Done





Did the passenger side last, and after some practice (and several beers  :lol:) it came out perfect. Might tackle the Jeep next, it seems easy.
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #37 on: October 06, 2017, 03:13:37 PM »
Been driving the truck to work more often an I commute all backroads and state highway. The mountain visibility can be terrible and times, so I needed to remedy the situation. Bought a 20" LED light bar and harness. I know they're mostly for offroad, but I have it pointed down to avoid the blinding of other cars.

Mounted



Next was the wiring. The kit I bought had the trigger wire just connected to batter positive, and that didn't suit well with me. The relay was fused. I had a fuse tap on hand and wanted the light to only come on with the lights. Got my tester and did some investigation. Found the rear light fuse.

Lights on



Lights off



That should do it. Not the most optimal solution, but it works.

Relay mounted and wire routed. Put what I can in wire loom for a cleaner look. There was extra trigger wire, but decided not to shorten and splice it for anything I might do in the future.

Put together



This was the best place I could put the switch, as it was the only readily available spot that had room behind it. Didn't want to put it where the 4wd switch would go as I know the red light would bug the stew out of me.



Will have to do a night drive to see what the final result is, but it should yield what I want.

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #38 on: October 06, 2017, 03:19:02 PM »
Do those LED Bars actually project down the road? I see them on almost every Jeep or beater Pickup around here.  All they do is blind me. But when I've been on the opposite side of one, I don't really see any light on the road ahead of the vehicle.

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #39 on: October 06, 2017, 03:23:00 PM »
If you aim them right they do. I still have to do a night drive, but I think I got it right. Went uptown for a beer and liquor run with it on and faced about 6 state troopers. They are super anal around here about that stuff, but I was left alone.
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #40 on: December 21, 2017, 02:14:12 PM »
Fuck. >:(



Yea that's coolant. It got worse from there, so bad the whole floor ended up flooded with coolant. Also filled up the HVAC box enough to leak outside. There was a steady stream up my street and up my driveway. Guess I get to spend my vacation pulling the dash and replacing the heater core next week.
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #41 on: December 21, 2017, 02:26:59 PM »
Holy shit. One of my biggest automotive fears is a bad heater core just because of the amount of work involved.

At least it's an older vehicle. I would have to imagine newer vehicles are more difficult.

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #42 on: December 21, 2017, 02:31:30 PM »
Holy shit. One of my biggest automotive fears is a bad heater core just because of the amount of work involved.

At least it's an older vehicle. I would have to imagine newer vehicles are more difficult.

It went out with a bang I can tell you! Going up the mountain at a good RPM all of a sudden I smelled coolant and instantly the dash went into a nice coolant fog. I had to Ace-Ventura it to see where I was going. I'm sure the person behind me had a good laugh.

Mitchell Automotive online says it's a 9 hour job, but they say you have to pull the hood and fender to remove the outside AC box just to get to a bolt. There's a couple shortcuts on the net.

BTW, you're more than welcome to help. All the beer you can drink and I'll pay your tolls to get here :lol:
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #43 on: December 21, 2017, 04:57:43 PM »
If it wasn't a holiday weekend, I would definitely consider it. :P

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #44 on: December 22, 2017, 03:09:47 PM »
Yea it'll have to sit till after the holidays for me as well. Took vacation next week so I'll attempt it Tuesday. Borrowed a 125,000btu heater from work so I'll be warm and toasty in the garage.
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #45 on: December 22, 2017, 03:25:49 PM »
I've got a Mr. Heater Big Buddy in my garage. It works okay - doesn't make it real warm but it seems to do fine cutting the chill. Takes about an hour to go from 40* to 50*.

A 125,000 should do the job no problem.

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #46 on: December 22, 2017, 03:34:32 PM »
Tried it out just a little while ago; it went from 45 to 65 in 5 minutes :lol:

Completely un-insulated and barely any attic floor either. I think I'm gonna buy one now. :lol:
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #47 on: December 22, 2017, 09:05:57 PM »
Holy shit. Is it a torpedo heater?

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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #48 on: December 23, 2017, 11:58:44 AM »
Yeah.



Trying to organize the garage to fit the truck in here. It's a tight squeeze with the GTI, Camry, and all the other crap (snowblower, bikes, etc...).
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Re: 1999 S10
« Reply #49 on: December 26, 2017, 05:22:09 PM »
Well that was 5 hours of pain in the ass! You don't know what you missed Kal :lol:



Since the 4 cylinder is a little longer than the V6 it was more of a bitch to get the bolts to the core out. Got it done though. 9 hours my ass!

Hopefully by the time it needs another one it'll be too rusted out to worry about it.
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