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Chevrolet S-10, GMC S-15, Truck
#83 of 122 1995 S10 with lift kit
Apr 30, 2006 (8:49 am)
Bought my son a 1995 S10 4wd pickup that has a lift kit. The shifter hits the dash when you shift. Does anyone know if someone sells a rear transmission support bar that will lower the back of the transmission slightly.
Jun 26, 2006 (8:13 am)
I don't know of any supports that are manufactured for this situation. How high is your lift? You may be better off trying to replace the shifter. That may be even easier than trying to locate or make your own bar (which can be done. Either by you or a company or friend that knows how to fabricate one to the correct specs. You may find one with 45 degree bend towards the rear that will ollow the shifter do fully move forward without hitting the dash. If you can't find something like this you may be able to remove the shifter and heat it with an torch and bend it yourself o(or someone with an oxy/acy set-up. I hope this helps. Good luck.
#85 of 122 1990 GMC S15 as a Tank
Jun 26, 2006 (4:07 pm)
#86 of 122 1990 GMC S15 as a Tank
Jun 26, 2006 (4:07 pm)
I just got a 1990 GMC s15 given to me and I love this truck, I need some input from some people pertaining to my idea of converting it to a tank.
Me and a few buddies came up with this crazy idea of painting it with Rhino liner insted of paint, all black with chrome grill, bumpers, black 5 spoke rims low pro's with chrome dishes. I personally think it would look pretty crazy, what does everyone think?
#87 of 122 Re: S10 wheels [rbhoppe]
Oct 08, 2006 (12:39 pm)
I have a 94 s10 2wd. I just bought a set of rims from a 78 trans-am and they bolt up fine and look great.
#88 of 122 Re: 1990 GMC S15 as a Tank [s15tank]
Oct 08, 2006 (5:00 pm)
Sounds cool, however, don't you think all the chrome will clash with the black Rhino liner?
#89 of 122 Re: Question about my S-10 pickup [tmac449]
Nov 18, 2006 (1:40 pm)
i have an 88 s-15 with the 4.3, honestly if u wanna get more power when u lift the trcuk just buy the 350 conversion kit, the motor mounts are about 50$ and u can find a cheap 350, but the 4.3 gets good milage for its size and its got a good amount of power, also you can get a crate 4.3 for around 1000$ so its a relatively cheap motor
#90 of 122 Re: tach install [robocop98]
Nov 18, 2006 (2:10 pm)
as for ther tach. one wire goes to ur + battery terminal, one to ur negative distributor cable, one to ur lights and one to ground, its a 10 minute installation
#91 of 122 LS-1 modification
Jun 27, 2008 (4:16 pm)
Okay - this is a pipe dream. But if I can make it a reality, I will. My truck is paid off. It drives great. It has no major problems to speak of. It has 105K miles on it. It is a 2001 2wd LS extended cab.
For the longest time I have always wanted to drop an LS-1 motor into it. You can get them from GM performance. I have no idea how much they cost, and haven't really researched it yet, although I am sure that the monetary amount needed to do such a conversion is not a couple hundered dollar job. That is why this is still a pipe dream, but I would really like to do it so I am thinking out the logistics of getting the motor into the truck all monetary needs aside.
Can it be done? And if so how difficult is it? What would need to be done to get this accomplished? Sounds crazy I know, but I know that people take the old 80's style S-10 and drop 350s into them all the time. Most of them are carbed and basic setups. This involves electronics, computers that involve everything from shift points on the transmission to the spedometer reading... so it's not just a simple transplant I'm sure.... but can it be done. Remember, price really isn't an issue since I know it probably isn't cheap and if I ever do it, I have an idea of what it would cost and I am willing to spend that much, but just not yet. (One, I can't afford it, and two, I have other priorities at hand. Oh yeah and 3, it's my only truck and so if I do the conversion I would have to go get another truck to use as a "truck"). When I am able to afford it, the other priorities will proably be taken care of.
#92 of 122 Bed Size for 95 - 99 Sonoma or S-10
Feb 22, 2007 (2:02 pm)