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Forum: General Truck Tech 06-21-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By primem
the alternator should have one red and one brown...

the alternator should have one red and one brown wire going to it. if you pull the 20amp gauge fuse go the mystery wire lose power?
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 04-07-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By primem
yep...happens when you buy the cheapest brake...

yep...happens when you buy the cheapest brake parts available
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 04-07-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By primem
yep...some conversion vans are even worse. ...

yep...some conversion vans are even worse.

I'm in rust free alberta now so the torch sits in the corner and gathers dust. don't miss the rust belt at all...and my 12 year old car is rust free.
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 04-04-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By primem
if the upper eccentric bolts are seized in the...

if the upper eccentric bolts are seized in the bushings they can take more time to remove.
Never had this problem on something so new and I used to work in the rust belt.


Most problems come...
Forum: General Truck Tech 03-30-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By primem
tape on are more secure, quieter. in...

tape on are more secure, quieter.


in channel are cleaner looking but can be a pita if you have auto up power windows.
Forum: New Member Area 03-30-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By primem
yes, a diesel would be preferred but I have never...

yes, a diesel would be preferred but I have never seen one for that price. the problem with getting an old high mileage diesel is the cost to maintain it.


injectors can go for over $500 each x...
Forum: Chevrolet Avalanche Forum 09-18-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,820
Posted By primem
the grass is alway greener

pretty much every complaint you have mentioned; I have fixed on new chevy's.

Every chevy customer is complaining about the 2014 new lights for being dim...the nice part is with the new hid lens, a...
Forum: Exterior Accessories 09-10-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,444
Posted By primem
most of the trucks chrome is actually chrome...

most of the trucks chrome is actually chrome covered plastic trim. the rear bumper caps and front bumper valence are the only chrome metal parts; and its low quality. the $400 bull bar chrome is...
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 08-14-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By primem
no e85 stations in Canada that i'm aware of....so...

no e85 stations in Canada that i'm aware of....so I can't test this. I am interested to see what the results will be.


do you think the trucks mpg calculator is accurate?
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 08-13-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By primem
I've read that afm will improve mileage up to 4%....

I've read that afm will improve mileage up to 4%. be happy you have a 2013 and not a pre November 09 afm 5.3.




if you go CH3CH3CH30H fuel....there may be a minimum fill requirement...some...
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 08-09-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By primem
I have a 5 speed manual with my 4.8. my mileage...

I have a 5 speed manual with my 4.8. my mileage is 16mpg city and 24 highway imperial gallon.
I would gladly trade for the 4speed auto. the manual has 2000lb less towing capacity and no torque...
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 07-29-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By primem
something that old will need at least 1-2 grand...

something that old will need at least 1-2 grand in repairs to fix everything and change all the fluids. and that doing it yourself.


I have bought and fixed many 10 yo + vehicles;...
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 07-28-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By primem
do you live in a rust belt? if yes, forget about...

do you live in a rust belt? if yes, forget about it. anything that old will be full of holes and need brake and fuel lines. if you live in the south or where they don't salt the roads, the body may...
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 07-21-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By primem
replacing parts indiscriminately gets expensive...

replacing parts indiscriminately gets expensive real quick.


Scan tool data would help rule out some things.
Forum: Ford Heavy Duty 07-17-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,882
Posted By primem
agree with the last comment gasser all...

agree with the last comment


gasser all the way. Only reason for a diesel is max towing capacity. Yes they are 30% more efficient but the maintenance on an old diesel is big $. if your not...
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 07-17-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By primem
tbi is throttle body injection; 2 injectors in...

tbi is throttle body injection; 2 injectors in the throttle body which gm used in the late 80's early 90's
2000 models went to multipoint fuel injection...ie 8 injectors in the intake manifold.
...
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 07-08-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,789
Posted By primem
spin the a/c tensioner and make sure its not...

spin the a/c tensioner and make sure its not worn, noisy or seized. turn the compressor by hand and spin the pulley. the compressor should have some compression resistance and the pulley should...
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 07-08-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,219
Posted By primem
oh great, Gm customer service is here. don't...

oh great, Gm customer service is here. don't turn this into a warranty complaint forum like the chevrolet fourm.... that site is absolutely wrecked.
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 07-07-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,789
Posted By primem
yeah, I kept the $300 for the leveling kit in my...

yeah, I kept the $300 for the leveling kit in my pocket.


lets have the a/c questions!
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 07-07-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,789
Posted By primem
I have a larger tire size on mine and the raise...

I have a larger tire size on mine and the raise look it created was enough for me. I adjusted the torsion keys enough to keep the ride height even side to side. I think it sits perfect. I have seen...
Forum: Chevy/GMC Small Trucks Forum 07-07-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By primem
owners manual or the underhood refrigerant label...

owners manual or the underhood refrigerant label should show the refrigerant quantity. It probably came with r-12 from factory; check the fittings to see if its been retrofitted. r-12 systems use...
Forum: New Member Area 07-07-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By primem
These trucks hold up very well. My 2000 has 355...

These trucks hold up very well. My 2000 has 355 000 kilometers. The previous owner did not maintain this truck either. The fuel filter was completely blocked and the spark plugs had no center...
Forum: Exterior Accessories 07-07-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,444
Posted By primem
Red face looks great and the price is fantastic. aries...

looks great and the price is fantastic. aries bars up here in Canada are $400+.


here is a shot of the one I straightened and pulled off a smashed truck
Forum: Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 07-05-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By primem
a few of my co-workers hate ngk plugs in a chevy....

a few of my co-workers hate ngk plugs in a chevy. good for Asian cars. I use oem as much a possible.


don't know for spark plugs but cheap aftermarket suspension components are junk.
I...
Forum: Dodge/ Ram 1500 Forum 06-23-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By primem
it is an pcm controlled alternator....try...

it is an pcm controlled alternator....try checking the voltage output with all electrical loads on and the engine at 2000rpm.


start with voltage drop tests of the insulated and grd circuits
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