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Thread: My K1500
07-11-2009, 11:22 PM #21
ya PB blaster is my friend and has been my friend for a long time lol1998 Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Blue on Blue- Bedlined Grill, Kenwood Head Unit, Leer Cap.
Soon To Come...
3" Rough Country Lift, 285/75/16 Goodyear MTRs, Black Tool Box and Backrack, Hunter Truck Accesories Grill Guard, Hella Lights, Uniden CB and Twin 4' Firestiks.
07-11-2009, 11:26 PM #22
lol, luckily, for me at least, I live in South La, so rust is not much of a problem for me. Now hurricanes and flash floods are.
Prime example- I was in my tire shop, went inside to go show a customer a non-fixable tire of theirs, inside a max of 2 mins, came out, my shop was almost flooding. The only thing that saved the shop from flooding was the drain that runs parralel to the doors.2010 Equinox LT
2.4, 6 speed auto, power lift gate, remote start, bluetooth, xm.
1995 Cheyenne C1500 ext. cab(my baby, my first truck)
5.0, 5 speed, Silverado appearance package, power nothing, bucket seats and console Silverado, painted black interior, eBay halo headlights, eBay chrome tails, eBay cai, dual Flowmaster 40's w/no cats, 15x7 American Racing Hopsters, Walmart fog lights, SS mirrors
07-11-2009, 11:33 PM #23
wow. thats insane. ya rust sucks, bolts snap alll the time. prime example i took off my valence 6 of the bolts snapped.
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07-11-2009, 11:41 PM #24
I've learned to deal with rusty bolts. Patience, PB, patience, heat, patience, PB, patience. Heat is really the ticket. If you're taking a nut off a bolt, just heat the nut nice and hot, blast a little PB in the threads and it should come right off. Bolts in a casting or other large object will come too, just takes a little more time. Make sure you use six point sockets, and get them on nice and tight. I'll often use a metric socket on SAE, and vice versa. Pound them on with a hammer if you have to.
As for the Michelin tires, there is no substitute. They just don't make a mildly aggressive tread like the BFG ATs.When you hear hoofbeats, look for horses not zebras.
07-11-2009, 11:47 PM #25
thank you for the tips. To be honest they have suprised the hell out of me the only thing i have found them not good in is really sticky thick goopy mud. they dont drean to well but other than that they have got me everyware and the only stuck i have had was in my backyard
07-12-2009, 06:57 PM #26
I hear the complaint on no aggressive tread design. Thats Michelin's only downfall.
07-12-2009, 07:33 PM #27
nice looking truck
2003 Z71 Silverado LS
Access roll up cover
Billet Grill insert
CB with PA system
Waiting to be installed
Two 8in RF HX2 punch( would have 12s but they got stolen)
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