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    Fixed

    It turns out the locking mechanism in the door latch/post area was jammed up with junk. Kept pressing unlock and watching the unlock wire inside the door kept moving a little more until it unlocked....
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    After looking at the working passenger door my...

    After looking at the working passenger door my guess is the piece of metal that moves to allow the latch to rotate has either had it's spring broken or ???
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    97 Suburban - Driver's Door Won't Open

    The drivers door on our Suburban cannot be opened from the inside or outside. The inside and outside make the appropriate clicking noise by the latch mechanism however the latch does not release....
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    DFW Transmission Shop

    Can anyone recommend a dealer in the DFW (prefer north Dallas, McKinney, Plano, Allen, Garland, etc.) that they have used to rebuild a transmission?
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    Coolant Hoses - Recommendations

    My '97 350 Vortec blew one of the coolant hoses yesterday. Replaced it with one from the parts store to get home however I noticed it was in need of replacement and many of the lines seem to be long...
  6. Thanks for the response, forgot to respond that...

    Thanks for the response, forgot to respond that the distributor was replaced. With my work schedule just took it into the mechanic since he is reasonable.
  7. 1997 Chevy Vortec Distributor - Broken Screw Flange

    Performed a tune-up on my 97 Suburban 350 Vortec and everything was going great until I went to tighten the front screw for the distributor cap. It was tightening fine and just starting to get snug,...
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    Good news indeed, wasn't sure if the community...

    Good news indeed, wasn't sure if the community here abandoned me when I had a problem with my engine removal (and soon replacement) or if it was due to technical issues. If I don't get a response in...
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    tvrc18, don't sweat it (unless you like doing...

    tvrc18, don't sweat it (unless you like doing that kind of worrying). It is unfortunate but as unplugged said buying new can be much worse if you can't afford new but do it anyway. I made an error...
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    Yep I did, well add that to the list of mistakes...

    Yep I did, well add that to the list of mistakes :)

    Since I'm not going to sit here and beat myself up too bad lets talk about the problems. Is the transmission toast or can I refill the torque...
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    :happy: Well the engine is out, made a few...

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    Well the engine is out, made a few mistakes but went pretty well. The wife came out and helped a little so that helped as well. Will be figuring out the engine plan next week but won't have...
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    Has anyone used an external company to do a TBI...

    Has anyone used an external company to do a TBI rebuild? Figured since it is original as well (IOW high miles) maybe give it a 'spa' treatment as well.
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    On a side note heard a funny story from a friend...

    On a side note heard a funny story from a friend I was out hunting with. A friend of his runs a transmission shop and when my friend was visiting him recently the transmission shop owner said that if...
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    Nice to hear you made it out of that. If I...

    Nice to hear you made it out of that.


    If I missed it I apologize but how many miles do you plan on driving a week and in what conditions (highway, city)? Do you plan on going into 4WD for some...
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    Just got off the phone with City Motor Supply...

    Just got off the phone with City Motor Supply and they roll through Austin twice a week and only charge $20 if I meet their delivery truck. Since I'm too far outside of town for their truck to come...
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    Thanks for the information, this may make me...

    Thanks for the information, this may make me rethink the Goodwrench option as that would save me enough money to buy some additional tools and parts since I'm on a fixed budget. It appears even with...
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    350 Engine Replacement Project

    Looking at replacing a recently blown motor in my '87 4WD 1/2 ton, have found a few dealers online however I've also left some voicemails with parts departments at car dealers locally (yea I'm...
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    Flatman, nice truck. Rumpamuro, the thing I...

    Flatman, nice truck.

    Rumpamuro, the thing I was thinking though is the MP3 wouldn't put out enough power for the speakers, right? I'm not much of a speaker guy and could just buy an amp myself but...
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    Portable MP3 Player Setup Assistance

    Maybe some of the stereo studs/studettes can help out.

    As our fleet of Suburbans build (some have stereos and some don't) I'd like to convert all of them to just have a plate where the stereo was...
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    Sticky: Alternative

    Again, for those of you who have a large impact based on fixed income spend some time researching veggie oil. There is a place here in Austin where I can buy it dewatered and filtered for...
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    Guys/Gals you really should look into a diesel. ...

    Guys/Gals you really should look into a diesel.

    Recently picked up an older diesel burban and will be designing a veggie oil pre-heat myself. After that I'm going to be looking for a supplier of...
  22. UPDATE: Was contacted by someone in Central Texas...

    UPDATE: Was contacted by someone in Central Texas based on a craigslist posting. For those of you in the market for Ranch Hand style for older vehicles in the Central Texas area check here:...
  23. Heavy Duty Front & Rear Bumpers 80's Suburban

    Good day all,

    We're looking for some Ranch Hand type bumpers for mid-80's suburbans. Currently our stable is an 87 but we'll probably have an 85 added this weekend and we're always looking for...
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    Sticky: Gas Buddy looks interesting although we live in a...

    Gas Buddy looks interesting although we live in a small town so most of the time we know the stations that are usually the cheapest. It turns out that gas in town in usually cheaper than when we run...
  25. Poll: Actually you didn't offer an alternative (the...

    Actually you didn't offer an alternative (the closest was protecting my stuff from siphoning) that fit. After watching the seasonal nature of gas prices my wife and I decided that we could capitalize...
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