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    Smile New transportation vehicle!

    Just bought this puppy this past saturday. Needs some minor interior work and new tires but I'm still totally stoked to be able to access some "new" terrain Anyway here she is......

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    Sweet! Tell me it is the 4.3!! The Blazers/s-10 are great vehicles.

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    Nice! ive always lusted over the ZR-2 but want four doors. I am the proud owner of a 2000 Blazer, 130k on the clock and still going strong. The only thing id change is better mileage but its kinda a portly little vehicle and it handles great in the snow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carraig042
    Sweet! Tell me it is the 4.3!! The Blazers/s-10 are great vehicles.

    -Brett
    Yep it's the 4.3!
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    Wow spazzy that's not that many miles for a 2000! Lol mine just broke 109K and it's an 04 but hey, you treat these things right and they will last almost forever. Idk why but I can already envision the bike on the roof
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    Make use of that off-road capability and you'll pretty much enjoy the outdoors, off-roading and mountain biking: perfect


    To be honest, I sometimes lusted for a Chevy Blazer/S-10 ZR-2, they look like they can seriously tear up some terrain!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajd245246
    Wow spazzy that's not that many miles for a 2000! Lol mine just broke 109K and it's an 04 but hey, you treat these things right and they will last almost forever. Idk why but I can already envision the bike on the roof
    I know im lucky, It's my baby, i bought it in late 2005 with 88k on the clock. A yearish later i started college and im lucky to drive it once or twice a week running errands.

    Yea the engine is bulletproof. Id heard horror stories with the tranny but mine has been great (knock on wood). The only issue ive had is exhaust related (and some minor rust) (but i live in WI and its parked outside) the salt eats away at the underside...

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    My '95 s10 with the 4.3 (manual tranny) has been pretty much flawless. It has right at about 150k on it. It is my daily, and only, driver and I love it. Get some A/T tires and you will be set.

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    I was thinking either A/T or M/T. However with winter approaching I think it would make more sense to get the A/T's because I've read reviews that most M/T tires aren't very good in snow.
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    I have had my 2000 BlaZeR2 for 6 years or so. I have 143K on it runs great. It is rusting out, but what do you expect for Syracuse, NY...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tracerprix
    I have had my 2000 BlaZeR2 for 6 years or so. I have 143K on it runs great. It is rusting out, but what do you expect for Syracuse, NY...
    Eh same here, only from the great northwoods of Wisconsin. Ive been preemptive striking the rust every 6-9 months and grinding/priming/painting, its gotta get me another 5 years through pharm school i can afford any holes yet.

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    I worked for a Chevy dealer for a bit and those things do last a long time. The only real problems I remember from working on them is the interior fell apart (close the door and the handle stays in your had) The bottom end of the engine sometimes devolved a knock because GM changed to lead free engine bearings. And the lower ball joints go bad and the way the front end is designed it make it kinda hard to tell when it happens (just Google proper way to check S-10 ball joints)
    But otherwise they kicked ass. Just fight the temptation to get a little extra lift from the front end by cranking up the torsion bars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chewymilk99
    I worked for a Chevy dealer for a bit and those things do last a long time. The only real problems I remember from working on them is the interior fell apart (close the door and the handle stays in your had) The bottom end of the engine sometimes devolved a knock because GM changed to lead free engine bearings. And the lower ball joints go bad and the way the front end is designed it make it kinda hard to tell when it happens (just Google proper way to check S-10 ball joints)
    But otherwise they kicked ass. Just fight the temptation to get a little extra lift from the front end by cranking up the torsion bars.
    Yea I know about the torsion bars, kinda bummed but cranking them will just mess the car up. My interior isn't terrible but it's definitely worn, the driver's side window has this huge knocking sound about midway up. LOL but other than that it isn't bad, I do notice an occasional knocking sound from the engine bay area so I'll have to look into that a bit more...
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    Here are pics of my truck. It has 146k not 143k what I thought before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tracerprix
    Here are pics of my truck. It has 146k not 143k what I thought before.
    I love those tires! What are they? And the fogs add a nice touch too.
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    BFGoodrich AT. Awesome tires.

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    WOW, I christened the truck today! First time offroading and I can't believe how well it did, especially with the condition of the tires. For those of you in the northeast you know how New Jersey got hammered with rain earlier in the week... Well it was MUDDY ,I didn't do any of the deep water crossings because I went by myself (with a friend in the car of course) but I'm surprised how well it did in the deep muddy ruts. This thing is a tank!
    "The sound of a car door opening in front of you is similar to the sound of a gun being cocked."

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