While not the most luxurious vehicle, it has proven very dependable. It had no body work done to it because it was only cosmetically affected. It definitly rides like a truck though. It's really fun to drive. General Comments: I bought this blazer with a bad engine. He did just replace the power steering and fuel pump, but aside from that, it's had no issues aside from normal maintenence. It's a little cramped on long trips, and this truck has seen its fair share of those.
I still don't regret buying the truck but it will become my daughters truck when she starts driving. Overall, the acceleration performance is snappy, but not breathtaking. And thanks for reading Autoblog. It smoked when floored and at start up. We loaded up the back. Oh, my truck had 138K miles on it when it was totalled.
I like that it had air conditioning. I have a small leak on the upper portion of the driver's side door. Look for our review of the standard S-10 pickup. I purchased this vehicle from an online site. I will keep it forever! This truck replaced a foreign car I was driving and crashed.
Since it was a weekend and we needed to get this done. One thing I should mention is that if you do a lot of off-roading, you will have to replace the upper and lower ball joints at about 100K miles, as they will go bad. . Absolutely no trouble accelerating and cruising in the freeway. They sold it to my uncle who gave it to me.
I put about 40000 miles on that bad engine and had absolutely no problems what so ever. And the plastic used for it is super strong and takes a huge beating. To sum it all up, it is a good reliable truck, way better then the old Dodge I used to truck around in, and If you were going to buy a mid-sized truck, I would definately suggest the chevy S-10 of any year. I like that it was only a 4 cylinder, which I was hoping would save on gas mileage. Sorry, I've been too negative.
And new wiper blades complete the list of all that has gone wrong. Primary Use: Commuting to work. I lose power steering and the battery light comes on and the truck rolls to a stop. Mine is the 5 speed standard edition, and it rides like a fun old truck. So we went to the local farm to pickup some compost. You will see everything from vintage, brand new, exotic, mainstream, old, etc.
The V6 is tuned for low-rpm torque. The engine is based on what General Motors calls Vortex technology. This truck is reliable, It has started up for me every morning sense I bought it in 2000. I do love the way it handles when you drive it. I put new brushes in the starter about 100,000 miles ago. It allows me to bring all my aluminum cans to the scrape yard without any problems.
So this truck has been great overall, and still runs strong. Me and my wife bought a Chevy s10, and we have never brought them to the shop sense the day I bought it, exept for oil changes and tire rotation. They go out of alignment and that plastic handle just does not hold up. There are 80k miles on it now, and it runs perfect. It's been hit from the front twice, had a tree fall on it it was in the driveway and my uncle dropped a tree the wrong way. Yes Review Date: 30th December, 2007 Today is June 14, 2010 and I am commenting on my own survey.
If it is at night, I can see the interior lights on the dash dim. It's a little bad ass truck. Mechanic says its the sensor and not the brakes. Because it is very specialized: It has a special frame, special tires, special wheels, special shocks, special springs. An elderly couple bought it brand new and took care of it religiously. Has racing stripes which go with the truck nice.
Another part of the truck I like is the keyless entry system it has it comes in very handy when your hands are full. The head seems to need the thinner oil to keeps the valves functioning optimally. Here's how to disable adblocking on our site. Seats are worn, but to be expected at 230,000 miles. Overall, I would recommend this truck to anyone who wants a vehicle easy to maintain with its North-South, engine orientation and not so complicated inner workings. On the day we went it had rained a day or two before so the compost was really wet and heavy. There are two things 2.