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Old 05-26-2018, 09:51 PM   #126
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Re: 87 V20 D/D and Road trip Burb

The JD7 brakes are what I run on my Blazer. They're a bolt on for the half ton if you have the right year banjo bolts. Easy fix if you don't. The one ton brakes are a totally different animal. Not sure what all you have to change to make those work.
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Old 07-08-2018, 02:27 AM   #127
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Re: 87 V20 D/D and Road trip Burb

Well it appears that I was wrong about the 4l80e not needing a controller.
I got 2 options.
One is spending a few hundred $ and buy a controller, or use the harness and computer from the 91 parts truck.

I am going to keep driving it as is and do some more research on the swap.

so as far as the brakes are concerned.

I went though the rear brakes, readjusted everything, bled them a bunch more times and got the brakes working good again.
After a few wks of driving, the rears are slowly starting to grab a bit more every time driven. They now are locking up occasionally.

Looks like I will be back in the system again. I wonder if I got the adjusters in backward.


I had to put off my trip north to pick up the 60 until the end of this month. I picked up a matching master cylinder and hydroboost unit for a 87 K30 with a 6.2. I will swap them and a new power steering pump after the 60 goes in.
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Old 08-03-2018, 02:18 AM   #128
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Re: 87 V20 D/D and Road trip Burb

I need to try to keep up here.

I have been just busy with life. I just got back from a trip to Southern oregon.

I have family and friends in the area and I was up there visiting a brother in law that was involved in a serious motorcycle accident. While I was up there I picked up another piece of the puzzle.

A month ago I picked up these tsl's and mounted them on some stock steelies. The dilemma now is what color to paint them.
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Old 08-03-2018, 02:26 AM   #129
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Re: 87 V20 D/D and Road trip Burb

That last pic inspired another thing to add to the list.

A sunvisor. But not a re -pop. I want the rounded edge version and they are proving difficult to find and $$$.

I found the one I wanted but missed out on it. After finding out how difficult they are to find, I had to jump on the next one that came up.


I hope to go pick it up next month.
Here is a pic of the style I want.
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Old 08-03-2018, 02:33 AM   #130
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Here is the actual one.

It came off a similar colored burb. I hope it's in good shape.
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Old 08-03-2018, 02:39 AM   #131
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Re: 87 V20 D/D and Road trip Burb

Which leads me to this.

Boom!

A trailer that can fit my burbs!

My father in-law was selling it so I jumped on it too.


I feel like I hit the lotto, but it's all hard work as payments.
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