The direction and pitch of the seat helped in a variety of situations, e. Im fairly happy but at 155000 im ready to move on. So ride will be compromised. Some things I would like to do to it in include a grill guard, running boards, rims off an upper model four door Blazer, and possibly a better quality wood dash kit. I have done a lot of personalizing on it:leather seat covers, wood dash kit,steering wheel cover, dash cover, new floor mats, custom headlights and front turn signals not shown in picture , side window vents, fender vents, taillight trim, etc.
It was made of plastic and was only supposed to hold, If I remember correctly, 200lbs; which is okay for luggage but any sort of couch or furniture that might catch the wind on the highway was a concern so I didn't get much use out of that. The V6 engine is not only quiet, but strong. I bought this vehicle used from a friend with around 100,000 miles on it. It has been well worth every penny I paid for this vehicle. I would definetly recommend a Chevy Blazer, good build quality, reliable, powerful, and fun to drive especially in the country.
It was fast and blew hard and hot. I love the handling but do not love the maintenance costs lol. The stereo was old, like a car from 1991 rather than 2001. Some things I do not like about it: no four wheel drive, 2 doors, lot of plastic rattles on rough roads , sloped rear window cuts into cargo space. To all the Camero's and Mustangs lovers which you see every 3-5 cars , Don't come close to all the looks and compliments I get everyday rolling my ride. By dmoney3299 Great running truck i owned 2 blazers now and love them, i just haven a lil issues with it right know but after that i guranteed to last me a long time with the low miles it has on it. I am getting ready to retire and wanted something with more space to haul things otherwise I would have continued to drive the Blazer until it gave up on me.
My Exreme looks better then it did when I bought it brand new. The suspension was easy to manage when driving off-road. Primary Use: Family transportation Very Reliable. And riding in the truck felt more like a car than a utility vehicle. It has over 212,000 miles and is still going strong.
Primary Use: Commuting to work Chevy Did Their Homework Putting The Extreme Together. During the summer the seats wouldn't deal well with moisture, often being damp during the summer months. Its 250 foot-pounds of torque responds instantly to propel the S-10 through traffic, whether accelerating to merge onto the freeway or to pass a semi on a two-lane road. This vehicle has plenty of room and comfortably seats 5 people. She is big she is rugged and she is fun to drive. All cars rust up here with the salt and sand in winter.
Tire pressure was a constant concern. I do like the drivers seat adjustment options. The style of the truck looks really nice. It was worth every penny to rebuild, and upgrade the Vortex engine. The back end is rusting a bit, but that is to be expected in the northeast where I live. Electrical problems seem to be rampant in it because of the closeness of other parts and heat transference.
Maintenance was fairly routine until 120,000 since then its been a rebuild. Tire pressure was a constant concern. It has over 212,000 miles and is still going strong. But it still passed inspection again so it is good for another two years. Introduced in late-1982, the original S-10 Blazer gave outdoor enthusiasts a more compact, road-friendly alternative to larger off-road beasts like the Wagoneer or Suburban. The seating was really good, I felt as comfortable in the back seat as I did in the front.
A neutral position is also available that allows the truck to be flat towed without disconnecting driveshafts. The seat's material wasn't very good for summer time, being as they trapped heat and moisture and held them. The vehicle's turning radius was also good, I didn't have any problem with k turns and u turns. I love the size of the vehicle as well. The back end is rusting a bit, but that is to be expected in the northeast where I live. I would buy another one in a heartbeat, but unfortunately they don't make them anymore. I was able to fit 5 comfortably.
Also, when traveling I was able to fit my family's full size suit cases. The interior does rattle a bit and feels a little cheap and plastic, but everything still works. But when dropping off someone at the curb, it means they must venture into traffic to get to any cargo. Check out the new Crew Cab. The visibility around the vehicle was adequate, I never had a problem with spacing my vehicle. It does not require much maintenance, just change the oil and check the fluids and such.
The space in the back was good enough only when there were one or two passengers. . I do like the drivers seat adjustment options. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. The stereo was old, like a car from 1991 rather than 2001.