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  1. Strange behavior with my locking rear on the '99 K1500

    I was driving on the road in town when my rear locker well locked! All of a sudden I could not make a turn without scrubbing the inside tire! It did not matter which side was inside left or right. I...
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    I agree with the fuel pump diagnosis. It sounds...

    I agree with the fuel pump diagnosis. It sounds like what happened in my '99
  3. Well I welcome the change! In fact I am going...

    Well I welcome the change!

    In fact I am going to BUY a SMART car just to stick in the back of my Suburban - it takes up about the same amount of space as the SPARE TIRE and is handier! I can use...
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    I just put on four Bilstein HDs and my truck is a...

    I just put on four Bilstein HDs and my truck is a totally different animal!

    It rides so much better and now can corner like a much smaller vehicle!

    The truck had the original shocks on her for...
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    Thank you!!

    Thank you!!
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    Anybody? Bueller? Bueller?

    Anybody? Bueller? Bueller?
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    Looking for barn doors

    Hi! anybody parting out a Suburban or Tahoe with barn doors? Preferably in black? I need to replace the ones on the '99 'Burban as they are leaking When she was rolled on her side, the door...
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    God was my co-pilot yesterday!

    I was driving on the highway in the left lane just entering Maryland on US 15, when a motorcycle entering the road from an on-ramp on the right tried to passs a bunch of slower bikers, gunned his...
  9. I will swap that this weekend. I have seen the...

    I will swap that this weekend. I have seen the temps fluctuate from under 200 to 210, but never higher.
    Again, it could be the gauge cluster. I really need to replace it,but for $300+ I have been...
  10. Thanks, Charlie! I will definitely change over...

    Thanks, Charlie!
    I will definitely change over to 15W50 at the next oil change. I know Chevies run with lower oil pressure, but my Mercedes diesel with 311000 miles on it runs at over 50psi even...
  11. I will try the 15w50 at my next oil change Is...

    I will try the 15w50 at my next oil change Is there a Mobile 1 in that weight? I have only used M1 from the beginning with this truck.

    On a funny note, The gauge seems to have settled down. My...
  12. Wow nobody is having oil pressure gauge issues?...

    Wow nobody is having oil pressure gauge issues? Nobody has run a mechanical gauge off a Vortec 5.7?
    I find that hard to believe...
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    On my '99 I run a K&N. It is the stock...

    On my '99 I run a K&N. It is the stock replacement kind, but I have the heavy duty filter setup where the filter is attached to the intake hose with a clamp. It almost looks like a replacement cone...
  14. What is your oil pressure? 1999 Suburban Vortec 5.7

    I have a couple questions about the oilo pressure in your 199x Suburban with the 5.7 Vortec...

    The gauge always seems to read low to me. When she is cold the pressure till get to just below 40.
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  15. Thread: O2 Sensor hell!

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    I go the bungs red hot and the sensor would not...

    I go the bungs red hot and the sensor would not crack open for me. I will have to get a piece of pipe to fit over my big 1/2 inch drive 2 feet long "persuader" bar. Unfortunately, I don't think I...
  16. Thread: O2 Sensor hell!

    by jn1965
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    O2 Sensor hell!

    My'99 was tripping codes related to the O2 sensors so I bought a set of four Bosch sensors.
    My issue is that I cannot take the old sensors out! I have an O2 sensor wrench that I bought for my BMW...
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    Thanks for the info!

    Thanks for the info!
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    O2 sensor R&R

    How hard is it to remove the four O2 sensors? I might as well do all of them at once. Can I do it with the truck on ramps or do I have to drop the exhaust like I had to do on my BMW? Any recommended...
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    What is the working voltage range for the O2...

    What is the working voltage range for the O2 sensor? The 99 is tripping this code now.

    I was just resetting the CIL-- no emissions test in my area, but now the engine is running rougher than...
  20. Thread: crushed truck

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    See how much they want for a buy back. Then if...

    See how much they want for a buy back. Then if you don't want to fix the body panels, make it a trail truck.
    Otherwise instead of going the bondo route, hit the local junkyards and buy the proper...
  21. Poll: What would be even nicer than the 'Today's Posts'...

    What would be even nicer than the 'Today's Posts' would be a 'New Posts' button that would give you the new posts since the last time you hit the button. Over on mercedesshop.com/shopforum that is...
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    When I do a Seafoam, I use an entire can in the...

    When I do a Seafoam, I use an entire can in the intake. I use an additional can in the gas tank.

    Last time I did it , about nine months ago, it still created S M O K E! I had fun taking it on the...
  23. Hilarious! Last time I helped somebody on...

    Hilarious!


    Last time I helped somebody on the highway, the guy had stalled out his car on the side of Rt 81 in the mountains of Pa. I stopped and he told me that he had run down his battery...
  24. Thread: True Duals

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    This sounds like what I want to do on the...

    This sounds like what I want to do on the 'burban. Did you run X over pipes as well?

    Did you replace the cats?
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    Looks like somebody(tried to) replace the...

    Looks like somebody(tried to) replace the bearings and hit the edge with a hammer! You probably need a new unit.

    Try these guys...

    http://www.everdrive.com/partdetails.aspx?sku=1519642
    ...
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