When I bought my truck, it had been sitting in field for two years. You can read more about that here: About the Chevy K2500. Sitting for that long in one spot is not good for tires. I knew I needed to replace them but I didn’t realize how they would affect the ride of the […]
The cab panels for my 1990 Chevy K2500 have arrived! These will be used to repair the rusting common to this generation of Chevrolet trucks. The driver’s side wasn’t as rusted so I could get away with just getting the smaller/cheaper panel for it. I plan on trying to use body panel adhesive to attach […]
This is an ongoing log of the fuel economy for my 1990 Chevrolet K2500. You can see more info about the truck here (engine, tires, etc): About the Chevy K2500. Total Miles: 6,981 Total Gallons: 503.54 Average MPG: 13.9 Best MPG: 15.9 Worst MPG: 12.0 | Date | Miles | Gallons | MPG | |————-|——-|———|——| | […]
Here are some pictures of the stock rims that come on a 1990 K2500 Silverado (Scottsdale trim). I’m putting these up because it’s sometimes hard to find pictures of vehicle-related items like this and maybe this could help someone.
Year: 1990 Engine: 5.7 liter TBI 350 cubic inches Horsepower: 210 (157 kW) Torque: 300 lb-ft Trim: Scottsdale 4-wheel drive Tires: 245/75/16 Miles when purchased: ~214k Current miles: ~219k I bought the 1990 Chevy K2500 in September 2016 from my father for $500. I’d say it might have been worth more like $800, but I […]
Since I got my truck a few months ago, it has been smoking. It would put out smoke the worst when I started it. It would also smoke some when I would idle for a while then hit the gas. Everything I read pointed to bad valve seals or piston rings, so I assumed I […]