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Power windows

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Suffergauge, Sep 15, 2002.

  1. Suffergauge

    Suffergauge 1/2 ton status

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    Is there an aftermarket motor that you can buy that is strong enough to actually do it's job? Especially on the back window. I was thinking of swapping out to a 100 amp alternator, but that would only help with the engine on.

    Jeff
     
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    Not trying to take Suffergauge's post by any means, but I'd like to hear responses about the passenger side front window too(suburban). I know they sell them because I have LMC and other various catalogs, but I wonder if there is something I can do to the existing motor to make it faster. Just that window is slow. I have to cross my fingers and hope that the window will make it to the top (or to the bottom for that matter). Thanks.
     
  3. Z3PR

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    I'm also intrested. I'd like to convert my manual rear window to power.
     
  4. Muddytazz

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    convert the manual rear window to a power rear window is easy, just find a rig with a power window set-up and grab all the parts and put them in yours. you'll just have to run a power wire up front to get to it. pretty simple.
     
  5. HarryH3

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    The motors that you have now are 23 years old. You'd be amazed at how much better a new one would work. /forums/images/icons/wink.gif I've bought new Delco window motors for side doors for $45 or so.
     
  6. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Somebody here told me once that door motors for a Grand Am (?) were a direct bolt up for our truck doors. The benefit of these motors was that they were both faster and cheaper.

    I don't remember who it was but he worked at a glass shop and said they used them a lot. Maybe he, or somebody that's done it, will see this and reply.
     

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