I believe the float in the tank is stuck. Glow plug timing circuit died at about 200,000. Other unleaded gasoline engine options were a 292-cubic-inch inline, a 305-cubic-inch V8, a 350-cubic-inch V8 and a 454-cubic-inch V8. A feature that we take for granted today, it also came a dozen years after the competing International Travelall and a decade after the Jeep Wagoneer first offered theirs. If I try going above 60 the mileage really goes to hell.
For all years of this generation, the pickups and the Suburban all were available with the same trim packages — from bare bones Custom Deluxe to the well-appointed Silverado. I just hope to get 2-3 more years of use out of it here in Texas where the rust won't spread before moving on to a newer model Suburban. Suspension is shot, needs new shocks and springs. The towing capacity will be listed in the owners manual and is sometimes listed on the drivers door jam. People usually buy Suburbans for their ability to swallow up a huge amount of stuff, and as you can imagine, the is also. K10 and K20 models came with aluminum, chain-driven cases that had lower ratios but lacked the durability of the cast-iron, gear-driven case found in the K30 model. I have been a body tech for over 30 years.
With the 3 seats, there is plenty of room for family and friends. Love it, and at this price I would consider putting an aftermarket Atomic or Edelbrock fuel injection on it and throw the old carb into a storage box. Yes Review Date: 18th April, 2013 Faults: Tires were severly worn right rear delaminated on freeway 3 weeks after purchase Courtesy light switches on door frames are twitchy. The primary motivation in the 6. I have had my 1984 Suburban for almost 5 yrs now and I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world!!! The Army version had a higher output rating of 165 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque, quite an increase over the production engines.
It seats 9, has 4-wheel drive which works well, it gets 10-11mpg which is better than driving two cars that got 18mpg and 20mpg. The first is the suspension system, the second is the vehicle weight, the third is the drivetrain capability engine powe … r, transmission strength, axle gera ratio and strength. Many vehicles employed by the United States' Army were powered by the 6. It goes rig … ht on down the road at 5-6mpg. K10 trucks were available in axle ratios ranging from 2. Model year 1984 Year of manufacture 1984 First year of ownership 1998 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission 6. You also need to ensure the trailer has functioning brakes.
A 379-cubic-inch V8 diesel engine was also available. General Comments: It's a tank. After my first oil change at a fast lube joint, I spun a main bearing due to the oil filter not being tightened and inspected before leaving the facility. The motor still runs as good as it ever did and when everything is right will make close to 30 mpg. In those two years, the Suburban not only made greater inroads with market share, they were successfully pulling in new owners who would have otherwise have been car owners.
There is some surface rust in the door jambs, and on the bottom of a door or two, but it is just surface, no holes These 6. It has power to spare and seating for a regiment. It has a strong running 6. General Comments: The is a beast. Give me this 1984 model any day of the week.
This truck still has the original factory exhaust and catalytic converter system with slight rust on the tail pipe section only where the rear tires splash the pipe. The various engines created 210 to 360 foot-pounds of torque. Talk about an amazing time-machine! Probably just a long block replacement. It is a sticker with many 3 digit codes. This seventh-generation Suburban is a one-owner vehicle and it only has on it! Once warm after driving just a few miles, she will start without. The rest of the interior is either yellow metal to match the body , tan plastic to match the seats , or black plastic to match the instrument cluser. I have a button on the dash; the vehicle was donated to me Disabled Veteran.
The two-wheel drive C-series became the R-Series, and the four-wheel drive K-Series was renamed the V-series. New fuel pump at 195,000. It is also rated to tow around 9000 punds. He could never give me a good answer. I got this from the Chevy website. I laetr bought an 84 that came with a plow but only for a yard car but this one is rough.
Bad rust, but I'm going to restore it. If your truck has a weight of 5000 lbs with fuel and you put 1000 lbs of people and luggage in it, and have a 4000 lb trailer with a tongue weight of 480 lbs. I've seen 6000-7500 lbs listed on other sites, so there's a range of possibles. The truck was originally sold in Missouri and then lived in Colorado for awhile, so road salt has taken its toll on the body. I've got the same question, but I know a few more variables.
It was the last year that the 250-cubic-inch inline motor was available in Chevy trucks -- this motor was replaced in 1985 by a 4. But now I have to do that with every g. It doesn't seem like it is over what the odometer reads. Internal specifications for Chevy trucks were similar from year-to-year, with buyers having the choice between different sizes and types of motors, transmissions and other major parts. I don't get very great mileage granted, but I do get 15-16 mpg on the highway and I do not believe that is too bad compared to the 6. But, back to the interior.