Buyers could choose from two optional engines. This is tank after tank over at least three years and is very well documented. We're often asked what book a 6. Rear discs help with two important areas - they reduce unsprung weight and they increase stopping ability. A rear-wheel drive non-turbo delivered an estimated 17 mpg city and 22 mpg highway with the manual transmission and 15 mpg city and 20 mpg highway with the automatic transmission. Since then, a couple of additional articles have appeared here that added new information and insight into the technical aspects of such a conversion. Improving performance, fuel economy, drive-ability and reliability are all important, and we strive to help 6.
Dual alternators were optional for the 6. The crew cab version sat on a 168. This book includes articles that will help the first-time buyer choose the right 6. In a previous segment, we discussed the machining operations performed to prepare the engine block for this project as well as the mechanical configuration that was selected. I want a diesel, but is this a good engine? Find out how they look and stop. What you'll find here are time-tested and proven methods, techniques and strategies that will increase 6.
Interior rear crew cab dimensions offered 40. Please see the table of contents for each volume to see what each includes. I think you'll be surprised. Got 15mpg on the return trip over Yakima pass and Cabbage Patch against a wicked head wind. Exterior options included side body moldings, a chrome grille, a rear-step bumper and a bed liner. This article takes this discussion a step farther, in that it offers a clean and relatively simple solution to effectively maintain control of the 4L80-E. All of us here at The Diesel Page hope you enjoy this book, and perhaps more importantly, hope you learn how to improve your 6.
Legroom in the front was 41. I have no idea how old the injectors are. What we'll do here is show you how pulley diameter affects tach readings, and explain how to improve tachometer accuracy. According to the manual, the first thing you should do is Disconnect the Engine Shut-Off Solenoid with the ignition switch off. Options included a tachometer, bucket seats, tow package, chrome rear bumper, locking differential, two-tone paint scheme, audio system with cassette player, four-speed automatic transmission and cruise control. We're interested in solutions to problems.
We don't sell any of the products discussed in this volume nor were we paid to include any product discussion, so you know you're getting only the best and most unbiased information possible. Disclaimer : By reading the website, readers understand and agree to all set forth on the site and herein and realize that although effort has been made to try to present accurate information this website, it could contain some errors, mistakes, opinion, and typos so use any information and with that in mind, if in doubt, reader should research anything they do not understand or question as reader is responsible for their own actions. Pyrometer and Boost Gauges: are recommended to monitor the engines fueling and turbo conditions, also very helpful in diagnosing some driveability problems. I haven't checked it for everyday driving. You might be wondering what you need to know about diesel engines to get the fuel economy, power and reliability diesel engines are noted for. Unfortunately, this level of performance came at a price. In addition, these cruise control modules can be used when converting an electronically fuel injected 6.
Can't express by appreciation enough! One often overlooked but equally important component in the cooling system is the ubiquitous fan-clutch. The answer to that question is what we're investigating this time. I also run Power Services additive for the cetane boost and 16 oz. Ok, fuse did not blow. You have to remove the distributor cap and then the rotor to gain access.
Extended cab, light-duty models spanned a length of 223 inches with a 141. Last I checked I got around 16-17 Highway. Kennedy Diesel sent us one of their new re-calibrated 6. If you fit into either category, or if you need to troubleshoot your existing cruise control system, this article is for you. By joining the center three main-webs together, dynamic forces are better contained and the studs eliminate the spreading force put on the block while torquing the main cap fasteners.
This tech page looks at the problem faced by owners of the electronic 6. Now i am getting 16. To change caster, move cams of control arm in opposite direction the same amount. Go here to see what's involved. The extended cab models sat six, split between front and rear benches. We've included a range of information within this book that will help you learn more about improving 6.
Lets cut to the chase. The products had proven themselves then, continue to do so, and have stood the test of time and have been sold now for well over a decade! The rear-wheel drive turbocharged delivered an estimated 15 mpg city and 19 mpg highway with the automatic transmission; four-wheel drive turbocharged models rated 14 mpg city and 17 mpg highway with the automatic. The gross vehicle weight of the standard cab version was 9,000 pounds. The 3500 series was the largest model in the light-duty truck category that also featured the 1500 series and 2500 series. I have a 34 gal tank, I normally run her down to about 6 gal.
I also stop at the dump almost every working day and unload the debris. Find out what is involved in changing a brake booster, and where to get the best prices. I hope this continues, tried it several times, took it for a ride, still hesitant to go somewhere and turn it off. The electronic control module for the 1986 Chevy S10 6 cyc is located under the rotor on the distributor. This gave us an opportunity to evaluate the fan-clutch through an entire summer towing season and consider its effect on engine cooling.