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Blazer neglect

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by hi pinion, Jul 13, 2005.

  1. hi pinion

    hi pinion 3/4 ton status

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    Ok :D , ive had my blazer parked for 2 months now,,, mabey 3 months,i just havent had the time latetly. My question is, how long before stuff starts frezzing up,,etc? Seals going dry etc??? :smile1: Like a general rule of thumb, of how often to start it up and what not? :)
     
  2. pauly383

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    I'm anal , I'd do it every other day , as a matter of fact I need to go get gas for the Chevelle now since I ran it dry :D
     
  3. hi pinion

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    Yeah,,and??? :D
     
  4. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I drive mine on weekends.
     
  5. Boondocks

    Boondocks 1/2 ton status

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    My K5 is at my parents house on the other side of the country from me. My dad drives it for me once or twice a month.

    Everything is well with it the couple of times a year I get to drive it. Although, my visits usually include upgrading something on it. :D
     
  6. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    I know how ya feel. My 82 Jimmy has been sitting in my garden for the last 2-3 years. It doesn't have a drivetrain(eng/tranny/tcase) and the floors are pretty shot... Maybe someday I will get to it.



    As long as you keep starting up your K5 every so often you should be ok...
     
  7. Roz

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    rule of thumb 1mo for 15 min imo
     
  8. highrlr

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    I know how you feel. I have a perfect '89 that I bought last october, drove it for 2 months and then started modifying it and have maybe driven it 50 miles since then. I have the time to work on it, I just dont have the money to buy the rest of the parts I need to finish it like front and rear gears and a detroit for the rear plus labor for install since I have never done gears and I dont want to mess them up. Then I need new front and rear drive shafts and a few other small things. It kills me though since I have already put about $4k into off road parts so far and have not been able to test them out :mad: But anyway back to your question, I just start mine and run it as often as I can, I figure it cant hurt? I have already burnt 1/2 tank of gas jsut putsing around my yard :doah:
     

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