1986 Chevrolet Blazer Overview


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The Vehicle Combination Is Tough Anf With The 6.2 The Mileage Is Even Good. by IdahoDude
 — This K5 Blazer has pretty much all the plush items (Silverado) yet still has the same durable power train of all the full size GM 4 x 4's. Over the years I have had several GM 4 wheel drives and have... Read More
Best Truck Ever by Jesse
 — this is a great truck.it hardly ever breaks down,has good acceleration,good braking,but the handling can get kinda sketchy at high speeds.it has needed repairs,like ball joints,rear axle shafts,and u-... Read More
K5's....making Trails Wider Since 1969 by Brent
 — The Chevrolet K5 is a great off-road rig. On the trail it has the ability to haul more gear and passengers than the Jeep. The one small drawback would be the fact that it can feel cumbersome at times... Read More

1986 Chevrolet Blazer Overview

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1986 Chevrolet Blazer

The SUV as we know it today was born in the mid-'80s, and one of the first models was the Chevrolet Blazer (introduced in 1983). Based on the Chevy S-10 truck engine and frame, the Blazer was a slightly smaller, more sporty choice for people who liked to go four-wheeling in a vehicle that could carry all their gear inside and didn't want to drive a huge truck like the Suburban.

The 1986 Chevy S-10 Blazer introduced fuel injection to its optional six-cylinder, 125-hp, 2.8-liter engine. The 1.9-liter, 2.0-liter, and 2.2-liter diesel engines were no longer available on the Blazer as of 1986, replaced by a 2.5-liter "Iron Duke" engine. However, a 6.2-liter 8-cylinder diesel engine was now an option. For 1986, the Chevy K5 Blazer also sported some interior changes: a new dashboard and door panels, plus new seat trim on Sport models.

Air-conditioning, power door locks, power windows (including the rear sliding window), and a limited-slip differential were all options on the 1986 Chevy Blazer.

1986 Chevy Blazer owners rave about its capabilities - towing and going through all kinds of terrain. Rust was a problem, however. The Chevy Blazer was a favorite of young men who wanted to jack up or low-riderize their toys.


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My 1986 S10 Blazer 4x4 Has A Water Leak.

The water comes out steadily like almost as soon as I put it in the radiator but it is leaking behind the first belt pulley

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1986 2225000 For 800 Good Buy Or No

body poor needs floor boards runs great

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Need A New Fan Clutch For My 86 K-5 Blazer. Anyone Know The Rear Axle Gear ...

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How Reliable Is The 6.2 Diesel Motor?"

Looking to purchase a 86 blazer with a 6.2. Is there a "red" version to the motor? I have heard they are a great motor? I hope I am right. Need help from/with anyone who has had one. Thanks!!

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