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  1. chilliwak

    GM 6.5 turbo diesel problems..

    I have a 94 Yukon with a 6.5 turbo diesel. The motor is high mileage (400k) The truck strts fine cold but is a ***** to get running warm. At higway speeds at a constant throttle position the motor will get a surge that feels kie I have given the truck full throttle. Then it will almost die as if...
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    GM hydro boost brakes for newbies like me....

    Hello everyone. I am trying to locate all the parts and such to make my 1979 Chevy pick-up into a vehicle that has hydro boost brakes as opposed to vacuum brakes. Please post or repost any info you have here, including pics. I am a total new beginner to this issue so too much info is better than...
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    GM 6.5 liter diesel.

    I know there has been lots of talk about the GM 6.5 liter diesel before, but I could still like to know what to look out for.... Looking at buying a 94 GM with the 6.5 diesel. I have heard issues about the harmonic balancer, and also about cracked heads and blocks. *What are the telltale...
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    Tour de Canada part deux

    Hello all you adventurers and other cool:cool:people here at expo. Its time to start the new adventure with lots of offraod:truck:adventure, but also some beer:beer:,barbeque:steak:, and as a new feature hopefully some local babes:suning:! I am alone this year as Steinez cant make it so I will...
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    Bilstein Shocks

    Hello everyone. I am looking to purchase some Bilstein shocks for the old chevy. I have a huge canopy and was thinking some 5150s would do the trick. It seems that Bilstein does not have any shocks that fit an old 1978 pick-up like mine, not to mention that it has 6 inch suspension lift...
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    Bobbed Deuce build video...

    Hello everyone, here is a link to a 3 part video from Extreme 4by4. It show their project 6by6 to 4by4 conversion. Lots of fun! http://www.spike.com/full-episodes/yw6iiv/powerblock-xtreme-4x4-military-6x6-bobbed-deuce-part-i-season-3-ep-505 part 1 above...
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    Building your own canopy/camper.

    Building your own canopy/camper is easier than you think. You just have to have some time,basic hand tools and skills, and some money. I looked at used campers for my truck and they were $3000 plus, and then i would have to modify them to suit my needs. I came to the conclusion that it was...
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