Offroad Trailblazers and Envoys

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Trailblazer and Envoy related, but not off-road related...

by Rickalicka18 » Mon May 02, 2016 10:59 am

I switched sides and put it up a little higher. Shouldn't have any problems with overheating... The open mouth grille has wayyyy more airflow than the stock grille anyways so I think I'll be good.
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by Rickalicka18 » Thu May 05, 2016 6:44 pm

Cv shaft boot tore already :zombie: :wallbash: ..... Almost guarantee that its the napa brand cvs, and also heard some noises coming from my hub bearings so that also might be the culprit. Just ordered the detriot cvs that were recommended and two new hubs... Might go nuts if the next one's boot tears... But the passenger side is still stock and going strong, so I have hope.
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by Grimor » Sat May 07, 2016 6:15 pm

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Found a cheap mechanic to finish off my LCA install. Not sure how much I trust someone who hasn't learned to close their mouth when using an impact under a truck...
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by jdmser » Sun May 08, 2016 1:43 pm

Built a bracket to push the panhard bar back so it wouldn't rub on the diff cover anymore. Yes, I know my welding sucks.

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by Regulator1175 » Sun May 08, 2016 3:28 pm

Nice job. I did that same thing 2 years ago when I was told that it was only rubbing because I pushed my axle back to far. I am glad to see I am not the only one.
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by Aries » Mon May 09, 2016 9:36 pm

400 miles from home and my transmission decided to take a crap :hissyfit: I was driving along and as I started up a hill it felt like it popped into neutral. No drive, no 1st, no 2nd, no 3rd and no reverse. Fluid all up on the trans dip stick tells me the pump went or the torque converter crapped out. Trans Shop is going to pick it up in the morning and take a look. It sucks working away from home.
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by Fisker » Mon May 09, 2016 9:41 pm

Man that absolutely blows. I painted the front grille and bow tie black again today. Did it when I first got it but after some off-road and a winter it got alittle chipped. The red bowyie looked like I drove rudolf the red nosed reindeer lol so that got painted black too.
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by ColoTB » Thu May 12, 2016 6:26 pm

After some coolant leaking left me on the side of the road cooling while on the way home from work a couple of days ago, tracked it to a bad water pump and changed it out along with belt, thermostat and radiator hoses yesterday and flushed out the coolant at the same time. Also replaced the front rotors and brake pads.

Now I have a random shimmy/shake/vibration coming from the front passenger side. It does it sometimes when accelerating, some when braking and just at random times while driving. Might be 3 times in a block and it might not happen for 5 miles. Really weird.
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by Fisker » Thu May 12, 2016 6:27 pm

Ive liked how the tb looks without the front bumper cover, so today I took it of my rn to see how it looked in person. I like it a lot. I see some paint and skid plates in my future! :D :excited:
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by Fisker » Thu May 12, 2016 6:31 pm

ColoTB wrote:After some coolant leaking left me on the side of the road cooling while on the way home from work a couple of days ago, tracked it to a bad water pump and changed it out along with belt, thermostat and radiator hoses yesterday and flushed out the coolant at the same time. Also replaced the front rotors and brake pads.

Now I have a random shimmy/shake/vibration coming from the front passenger side. It does it sometimes when accelerating, some when braking and just at random times while driving. Might be 3 times in a block and it might not happen for 5 miles. Really weird.

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by Wahugg » Thu May 12, 2016 7:25 pm

I installed 87 springs to replace my collapsed 86's and found this. I don't think I've seen this before around the boards and would be interested to hear an opinion from others why it may have broke.

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My four wheel drive has also been out of service for a month now due to a bad disconnect. I bought the AWD replacement from US Powertrain to replace my faulty one but getting the old one out didn't turn out as planned......

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For the record the grease from my rebuild 50k ago was dried out pretty good and the ultimate cause of failure was a broken shift fork.

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by mason10198 » Thu May 12, 2016 8:06 pm

Holy crap man, that disco has HAD it :lol:

I'd give any info on that strut mount if I had some... All I can say is rust contribution maybe?

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by Norcrosski » Fri May 13, 2016 10:06 am

Several people on here have broke the disco same way

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by Rickalicka18 » Fri May 13, 2016 3:59 pm

Didn't do anything today, but I did just get a message from custom wheel offset telling me that the rim I want which was a dual bolt pattern of 6x4.5 and 6x5 was actually never in the 6x5(127mm) bolt pattern, but it was a typo that FUEL made. It's actually suppose to be 6x4.5 and 6x5.5. Anyways, they offer a blank option for that rim and custom wheel offset will be getting them custom drilled to the 6x5 bolt pattern....

Pretty annoyed that I first got the wrong rims so I had to leave the tire shop without new tires, then come back the next day on saturday at 8:00 to sit and wait 3hrs to get my new tires mounted on my stock rims, then had to spend my money to get the rims packaged correctly to be shipped back, to be told that it it was all typo... but glad that I will for sure be getting the right bolt pattern now.
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by mason10198 » Fri May 13, 2016 4:01 pm

That is the EXACT thing that happened to me when I tried to get fuels...

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by Rickalicka18 » Fri May 13, 2016 4:14 pm

Yeah haha... Idk how I haven't snapped yet. At least it'll be custom though lol...
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by M_C_U_02 » Sat May 14, 2016 5:50 am

Yesterday: Sway Bar links / Tires

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by moose1 » Sun May 15, 2016 7:51 am

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I found a field and my frame found the ground. rescued by a new holland skidder.
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by Cable810 » Sun May 15, 2016 9:59 am

Broke my front passenger shock tab. Now I've got no shocks in the front. lets just say its a little bouncy in the front.
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by tsmith1156 » Sun May 15, 2016 5:11 pm

M_C_U_02 wrote:Yesterday: Sway Bar links / Tires

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Looks good!
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