Fuel economy figures for the Jimmy varied depending on the drivetrain used; 4-wheel drive Jimmy variants always achieved lower fuel economy figures due to the added weight and drag of the 4-wheel drive components. All M1009s, including its derivatives, are powered with the 6. It was available in 1969 as four-wheel drive only; in 1970, a two-wheel drive model was offered. None of the information is entered into the databases by ourselves. The full-size Blazer was discontinued for 1995, replaced by the which featured a two-door and four-door body style. After researching what year Blazer or Jimmy I wanted to purchase as my second truck I discovered that, in my opinion, the 1988-1991 model years were the best.
Effortless power steering and 4-wheel power disc brakes make for easy navigation and dependable stopping power. The Blazer body also used double sided, galvanized exterior sheet metal. After 1987, when was introduced in the truck engines, the 350 was made the standard power plant. The Envoy featured many of the same amenities as the upscale Oldsmobile Bravada and distinguished itself from other Jimmy models with distinct body cladding and trim. Warn winch just in case. This engine generated 190 horsepower at 4400 rpm and a healthy 250 pound feet of torque at 2800 rpm. Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog.
Curb Weight-manual 4378 lbs Vehhistory. This resistor pack can be bypassed and the glow plugs run directly off of the 12 V battery. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. A new option for 1990 was power mirrors. There is an overlap of 12-bolt rears into the early '80s, while the 10-bolt front axle was phased into production in the late 1970s.
Towing capacity for the Jimmy ranges from 3900 pounds to 5700 pounds, depending on the drivetrain. Although Blazers were manufactured until 1982, the majority sold were. My Classic Garage is proud to partner with BridgePoint Risk Management, who offers a new breed of insurance for classic, antique, exotic, special interest, and limited edition cars that is designed exclusively for a collector like you. A majority of them are painted green or in the camouflage pattern, though some vehicles that saw desert use were painted tan. Corporate 10-bolt axles were upgraded to 30 spline axle shafts from previous 28 spline.
Since all we do is sell classic cars, we do it better than anyone else and our expertise in financing, shipping and all things classic, means you drive away a customer for life. A 4-door variant of the Jimmy was finally released in 1990, allowing the Jimmy to compete on an equal footing with the Ford Explorer and Jeep Cherokee. In a world where shipping a small package can cause numerous headaches, the thought of shipping an automobile across the country, or even the world, can seem intimidating. The Jimmy was also available with 4-wheel drive as an option on both 2-door and 4-door body styles. A tilt-steering wheel became optional.
Although the was introduced in the spring of 1987 as a 1988 model, the K5 Blazer, Suburban, and crew-cab trucks retained the earlier platform until 1991. Please refer to our terms of service for more information. In 1970, introduced its own model of the truck, called the Jimmy, which was discontinued in 1991 and replaced by the. The rear seat arm rest were eliminated from rear seat to make room for shoulder belts and pads were added to the wheel housings. Classic cars come in all shapes and sizes and you can find them right here. This also included the electric motor drive cable which goes to the window regulator to the motor similar in design to a speedometer cable , which usually would fail under heavy abuse. The 1989 Blazer had new base and up-level grilles, as well as new headlight bezels, body side moldings, and front bumper rub strips.
All models offered a 20-gallon fuel tank except the Special, which offered a 13. In 1976, a half-cab design was introduced and used until 1991. While it's got all the off-road ruggedness you could want, this Jimmy ably doubles as a comfortable cruiser in everyday driving, with air conditioning that's blowing strong and cold, tilt steering, cruise control and power windows and door locks. Both of these were originally aimed at the short series, which were much smaller than other trucks. The innovation of the Blazer was to simply offer a shortened pickup truck, which both increased interior space, and lowered the cost of production with a shared platform. A 4-speed automatic transmission was standard on the 4-door Jimmy and optional on the 2-door body style. More new features for 1988 included a fixed mast antenna in place of the old windshield antenna, a trip odometer as part of the gauge package cluster, and an improved pulse windshield wiper control.
These figures ranged from 15 miles per gallon in city driving to 18 miles per gallon on the highway to 16 miles per gallon and 22 miles per gallon, respectively. Options throughout the Jimmy model range included leather seats, cruise control, overhead console with storage, keyless entry, heated mirrors and premium audio system. Two new exterior colors, Brilliant Blue and Slate Metallic were offered. The Blazer had 8 inches 200 mm of ground clearance and an approach angle of 35°. The 2001 model year featured the 4.