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2002 Trailblazer Refresh Project

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Ok, my 2002 Trailblazer is starting to get some miles on it and is showing some age. Here is a list of what I need to do to it over the next two months.

Brakes. These are about to go out on me, so I will get them done and I will try to get some higher performance pads put on there and will have the rotors turned.

100k Service. It's time to get a tune-up and a 100k service. Not sure if I will get everything flushed, but I might just go ahead and get that done as I like the beast and she's treated me well. Oil/filter/lube is for sure, plus plugs and maybe wires. Coolant flush is on the docket and I will more than likely get the tranny flush as well. Tires will be rotated and re-balanced if need be.

Trim pieces. I need to get some of the trim pieces fixed on the doors and I need a new latch for my center console. That should be pretty easy to do.

Mini-detail. I need to get the carpet all cleaned out. Get the windows really cleaned and all of the junk out from the gaskets. I need to re-set the gaskets around the rear-doors as they are loose and coming off a bit.

Stereo and DVD system. I think I will get a drop-down DVD system installed (aftermarket) and have it wired to the stereo AUX so we can listen to a movie going down the road. The hand-held works pretty good, but we've taken some trips where it's just fun to listen to movie along with the kids in the back.

That's about it. I should be able to get to most of this in the next 90 days and I'll try to keep everyone updated on the progress.

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  1. TRPLXL2's Avatar
    Hey Steve those aren't your original brakes are they? I have always put ceramic pads on my vehicles and love them versus the semi-metallic pads. The EBC green stuff pads are the one's I use, and I love those things and they have no brake dust either.

    I just did a whole tune up on my S-10, and I was amazed at how much a difference it made at 54,000 miles. I got the plugs, plug wires, rotor and cap, and fuel filter done and it was $450 with labor which I didn't think was too bad.

    Good luck with your truck, can't wait to see how it turns out for you.