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  1. New to Me 86 Suburban 6.2 Diesel Engine options

    So I have recently acquired a new to me 1986 K20 6.2 diesel. The previous owner pulled the heads and discovered they were cracked. It sat up for a couple years and now I'm looking to get it road...
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    1986 Chevrolet Suburban

    1986 Chevrolet Suburban (2013-07-15 21:20:04)
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    Well its been over a year now and the original...

    Well its been over a year now and the original has been working fine, but we don't use the truck that much anyways. It's acting like it could use some fresh lube, so I'll do that in the upcoming...
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    Tailgate Window lift motor

    So, the rear window motor would respond to the key and the interior switch. However, it was moving slower and slower over the past few months. I removed the motor to get the AC-Delco part number of...
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    A quick update, it leaks. Just a little drop, but...

    A quick update, it leaks. Just a little drop, but I don't like it.(Just a standard NPT plug in a bulkhead fitting-Should have know better, I deal with all kinds of fittings at work and NPT are the...
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    I would check the fuel pressure. For the GM TBI's...

    I would check the fuel pressure. For the GM TBI's you have to buy or fabricate a fitting that goes in place of the fuel filter that you can hook a gauge up to. PSI should be 9-13 psi. Before that I'd...
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    I would definitely take the whole rig down to the...

    I would definitely take the whole rig down to the parts store. Most of the machines that I know of can only check for bad diodes, regulators, and voltage difference. But they can't test for amperage...
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    Drain Plug Location

    I know this isn't the most elaborate or exciting thing posted to the forum, but this is what I ended up doing. Seems to work well with no observed leaks. We'll see how it goes after a few heat...
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    After taking a better look I found the connector...

    After taking a better look I found the connector and the ground wire disconnected them, pulled tank, replaced pump and associated components, and put all back together, with some fanagling of course....
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    OK well I checked the pressure again this morning...

    OK well I checked the pressure again this morning while pinching off the return line with a pair of pliers> no fluctuation so it seems the pressure regulator is good. Got the tank down on the ground,...
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    I tried around town to source a pan from salvage...

    I tried around town to source a pan from salvage yards and a couple tranny shops, but nobody had one and to confirm clgoch187 several of the places stated they had problems getting the bolts loose as...
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    Update: It will still barely run and hunts for...

    Update: It will still barely run and hunts for idle. I bought this Fuel Pressure kit http://www.harborfreight.com/master-fuel-injection-pressure-test-kit-97706.html
    On sale and 20% off coupon!
    The...
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    In turbodiesel engines the primary difference in...

    In turbodiesel engines the primary difference in horsepower ratings from land to water is that you have an unlimited heat sink with a boat. Regardless if the engine uses sea water or a closed loop...
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    I'm pretty sure its a 4L80E, based on searches on...

    I'm pretty sure its a 4L80E, based on searches on the online autoparts stores its the only tranny available for my truck, it does have the enormous wiring harness attached to it, and the 17 bolt pan....
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    Thanks Murdog, I'll look into the cap and rotor...

    Thanks Murdog, I'll look into the cap and rotor tomorrow and update as I make progress.
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    I talked with my brother about them as well, as...

    I talked with my brother about them as well, as he's been doing AC work on houses for 15 yrs. He said I'd be better off getting a "100$" pump and some decent gauges. I don't need top of the line...
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    Transmission Pan Drain Plug Kit

    91 Suburban 5.7 4L80E

    Soon I'll be changing the tranny filter out and replacing only the fluid lost from the pan. No intentions of a flush, the fluid looks and smells good, and the tranny is...
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    91 Suburban died on interstate

    R2500 5.7 TBI 4L80E
    Only two weeks into ownership and I have the privilege of diagnosing and repairing our first major issue.

    Today the better half was driving down the interstate and it surged,...
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    Thanks for all the hearty welcomes and glad to be...

    Thanks for all the hearty welcomes and glad to be aboard!
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    For the sake of adding interest to the thread and...

    For the sake of adding interest to the thread and hoping to get an answer myself:
    I was wondering the same thing as they have a sale on the vacuum pump that hooks up to an air compressor right...
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    Well it looks we were really Jonesin for an older...

    Well it looks we were really Jonesin for an older suburban, we found what we were looking for and picked it up yesterday! I added a couple photos and hopefully one of those is showing up as my...
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    Backwards- Driver Return On Foot. Very true with...

    Backwards- Driver Return On Foot. Very true with many of the Fords I've own(ed).
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    Future Suburban Owner

    Hey Everybody!
    I am taking my second stab at heavy duty GM ownership here in East Tennessee.
    I guess a little history to start off:
    About 8 years ago I had a 1989 G20 work van with who know how...
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