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Anyone rocking S10's?

Discussion in 'Other Vehicles' started by Vbb199, Jan 4, 2019.

  1. TravisB

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    I had nearly the same thing as my first vehicle but mine was an 86 with a 4 speed and nova wheels. You couldn't break the speed limit but we did go through 3 of those engines. High RPMs will kill the little things. haha
     
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    I have owned only one s10. A 2001 v6 automatic. Definitely a good little vehicle. We all know there there is no such thing as one vehicle to do it all. I let my mom borrow it a couple years ago and she liked it so much I told her to keep it. What I really like about it is it can get 23 mpg and I can fix issues. It has 190k on it. I just put a water pump in it. $55 and it was easy to replace. You have to love vehicles you can fix that easy
     
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    My first ride was a 88 s10 4.3 short bed 2wd. Picked it up for 700 bucks and ran the he'll out of it for 2 years before it split the crank, had 425k miles when I sold it still ran but hammered like he'll and would only go 35
     
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    As I always tell people in Minnesota when it comes to a gm product. Rust is the only thing that matters. If you have a clean vehicle with little to no rust, miles are irrelavant. You can always slide in new parts. I have a 2000 suburban that I have to let go of because it's so rusty. It has 360k miles. But the rust is the only reason I am junking it. Miles are irrelavant.
     
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    I agree... I have a 92 the clock shows 320k+ and only rust on it is the extended cab corners.
     
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    That's
    That's my point. You could go to a million miles. People seem to have this belief that if a vehicle has 300k that its worn out. As long as the metal is good your fine.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    I never understood why the mpg of the later vortec engines were so much lower. Both my '91 4.3's we're good for 26-28 mpg on the highway.
     
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    HOW? lol
    I'm getting 15

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    Mine were 2wd, probably had a lot to do with it. Also TBI and not CPI. Back in high school, a buddy had a '94 Blazer with the CPI motor and I'm remembering now that he complained about his mpg. It was 4x4 too.
     
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    5C2EE322-EE89-4026-BB8C-DE4608185657.jpeg My little bitch from a few years ago
     
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    Mine was 4x4 and I un4x4ed it. Removed all the 4wd stuff put on 2wd drop spindles on the 4x4 arms and kept the torsion bars
     
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    Probably the 3.42 with 31x10.5's as well.

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    Is a thirsty little biatch, but peppy with the current setup

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    Patiently waiting on a 3.73 4x4 setup to come from the sky so I can get a little lower end grunt

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