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03-23-2012, 10:00 PM
1997 K1500 5.7 with 198k. Just got the refund check and got the wife's blessing to spend 2 grand on maintenance and upgrades. New driver's seat, alt, water pump, ball joints, tie rod ends, shocks ......
03-17-2012, 12:40 PM
198,887 and rollin'
There were 265/75/16s on my 97 surburban 4x4 when I bought it 11 years ago. I've put more than 160k miles (and a couple of sets of tires) on it since and have never had an issue with tire performance.
Looks like the leak is indeed okay, whatever the cause. Saturday I moved my daughters - 100+ miles pulling a large U-Haul trailer on a relatively hot day. Lots of stop and go driving ... everything...
Well the latest update: After the weekend at the dealer, sitting either on the lift or in the lot, they still cant find the leak and continue to claim that the levels are normal. Now, I have pictures...
Okay folks, I need some of your brainpower and experience.
I have a 97 Suburban 1500 w/ 196k miles. Last fall I had a GM remanufactured trans installed by the dealer. (I like the warranty)
Turns out that although the little loop thingy is by the door, the latch is actually in the center of the seat. Both makes sense since the loop by the door lets you stand at the door...
For quite a while now the 60 part of my 60/40 middle seat will not fold down. I can tug on the little loop for all its worth but it doesnt budge. I verified the correct operation in the owners manual...
Have a '97 K1500. Bought it with 33k on it in 2001, just turned 190,000 yesterday. It was idle for a year as I saved my quarters for a new transmission. Had that installed a month ago... now am...
In the planning stages to have a GM remanufactured trans installed in my '97 K1500 (189,000). The dealer service agent estimated it would be two days and $1000 for the installation.
Owner of a '97 Chevy Suburban. It's been laid up for months with a nearly dead transmission. Finally have saved enough quarters and dimes to get the transmission replaced this month !! Looking...
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