The head is the… if fan is wobbling, the fan hub bearings are worn out. Can't believe the truck is going on 17 years old with never a real issues - just change the oil, brake pads, ect and it keeps going like the day we drove it off the lot. . I didn't have the money to repair it, otherwise I would have. I don't think they make them like this anymore.
The regular cab, long bed variant measured more than 212 inches long, had a wheelbase of 131 inches and curb weight of almost 4,000 lbs. I wasn't thinking about going too crazy on a rebuild. Don't ask me what that is in litres per 100 kilometers, it has as much meaning to me as saying it gets X number of pussy cats per kilopascal. You can see the high spots and you sand till they disappear. By CarGuru22 This truck is fun to drive, powerful acceleration, good braking, Z71 made for good handling, comfortable and roomy for long trips, can pull a decent sized boat without even huffing.
Available were several other engines, including a 175-horsepower, 5. It is mounted to the valve cover. I just love my truck. The C designated rear-wheel drive variants, while the K designated four-wheel drive variants. Fun, Comfortable Truck That Can Be Used For Daily Commute, Camping And Hauling.
I'm a little concerned as such a big truck only has 5 bolt wheels! Be sure to replace the gasket when you replace the thermostat. Follow your top radiator hose into the intake manifold. Both regular and extended-cab models were four-wheel drive with front disc and rear drum brakes. Gas mileage sucks in town, at about 12 mpg. Wasn't happy about that, but must be how they're made. I had no complaints about this truck, except the cost it took to maintain it towards the end of its life. Traction sucks, but all the weight's on the front, and also the awesome power just bakes the tires, heh, heh! The regular cab, short-bed K1500s measured about 194 inches long, 77 inches wide and 70 inches tall with a wheelbase of 117 inches and curb weight of more than 3,800 lbs.
It gets better on the highway at about 20 mpg. The regular cab supported seating for up to three people, while the extended cab variant allowed for up to six people with front and rear bench seats. Both regular and extended cab variants came with a 25-gallon fuel tank, and fuel economy ranged from 11 to 14 mpg city and 13 to 19 mpg highway. I would like to remove that chip. The tbi setup is good the heads,intake,cam make it what it is.
Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. The diameter and width dimensions of the factory-installed wheels on your particular truck are given on the Certification Label on the driver's door or jamb. Primary Use: Commuting to work My Truck — With the 350, 5. He owned it for 14 years, then passed on to me when he got a new vehicle. I fixed my own by sanding the head against a piece of slate I knew was flat and sandpaper used for sanding floors. Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. A five-speed manual transmission came standard with the 1995 K1500 Silverados.
Take the bolt out of the left drivers side side of the housing and then take the nut off from the right passenger side side of the housing this will expose your thermostat. It's needed regular maintenance items such as brakes, a water pump, and some gasket re-sealing, exhaust system, but nothing out of the ordinary for something that's 16 years old. I have custom seats that are very comfortable. The extended cab short-beds measured 218 inches long, with a wheelbase of 141 inches and curb weight of 4,200 lbs. It Is The Best Truck Ever — i love this car because it had a little body lift and it was dark blue with crome bed rails, runing boards, and dual straits. The diesel transmission is not the same as the 460 gas. Best Vehicle I Ever Owned — Was my fathers truck before it was mine, he used it as his daily driver and for hauling construction supplies on and off the jobsite.
Also available was a four-speed automatic. The drive assembly is located toward the rear of the engine on the 4. Drove it for years and would still have it, but it rusted away. Trust me you dont have to tell me about the tbi350's. I would bet it is just the head warped. Pull the head, have it checked for cracks and planed and put it back.