1986 Chevrolet Blazer Overview

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1986 Chevrolet Blazer Overview

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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    Tail Light Issue!

    So I'm having a problem where the rear right taillight is working when you turn lights on but the left rear isn't. Then, when you put the turn signals on only the left rear works and the right does...

    8 views with no answers yet

    How Do I Know If It Is 5.0 Or 5.7 Chevy Engine

    need to know how can I learn if its 5.0 or 5.7 engine in blazer not original

    34 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

    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

    28 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)

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

    125 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 years ago)

    1986 2225000 For 800 Good Buy Or No

    body poor needs floor boards runs great

    34 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)