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1989 Chevrolet S-10 Review
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89 S-10 — Great truck, lil 4cyl. Ran like a top. Easy to work on. Hauled its weight worth of crap daily. Got it cheap from a mobile oil changing service and drove it until the wheels fell off. Can't ask for more.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: chevy

Cons: ???

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I Wuld Recomend This Truck To Anyone — this is actually the prototype for the typhoon, the extreme and the syclone. in 1989 there were only 37 produced and today there are only 7 registered. it came stock with a 262 or a 4.3L but i replaced it with a 350 aluminum. not much room under the hood with the supercharger so i had to get a new hood so i thought might as well be a cowell hood. so i put i cowell 6 inch on it. i fel pretty lucky to be able to own one of these amazing little trucks. drives more like a go kkart than a truck. it has a sprot tuned suspension which came on it stock. havent rly messed with anything besides the new engine and the drivetrain and tranny. other than the body that is of course. did all the work myself so if it looks good dont be afraid to tell me. its a huge ego boost

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: everything. i love it.

Cons: really hard to find 3x9 for the rear sise speakers.

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Age Is Only A Number — shes has a 4.3 liter rebuilt engine with about 40,000 miles on it. last october she was given a new paintjob and all engine repairs were made. two main problems are gas mileage and the low idle it holds causing it to sometimes shut off when idling too long. otherwise a fantastic vehicle!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: the ppaint job, its electic blue and it produces a vvery hearty sound

Cons: gas mileage and the low idle

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S-10 — I drove it nearly 200,000 miles. It has been across the US 5 times. It was a very fun vehicle and extremely practical while attending school 300 miles from home. It was good transportation and great at hauling and moving my things and everyone else's!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: ran forever, and still does!

Cons: rusting slowly, build quality in 89 not that great.

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Flow — if you have ever seen my car you would know why the performance and appearance were terrible. number one it was orange... come on now. the one thing i can say about it is that i put the lil thing through hell and back and it kept going

Pros: it moved

Cons: it was ugly

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Wonderful Little Truck — This truck is what i wanted. Small but packs a hard punch. It has been trough many tough times and is still kickin. It gets semi good gas mileage and it has a few minor issues to be fixed but over all it ias a fun truck to drive. I have put time into this truck and it all worked out.

Pros: Lots of power, good speakers, fun to drive

Cons: A little rust but not much, Brakes could be better.

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Awesome Truck — When I bought this truck back 5 years ago, it was a work truck...and it LOOKED like one! The paint was faded, seats were torn, rims were standard s-10 ugly rims, lights were fogged up, and the underneath was completely covered in GA red clay dirt. Now, I have replaced the rims with a set of chrome IROC Rims, new tires, new electric blue paint, body kit, clear tailights, bumper/side, and xenon blue headlights and a custom grill. I put in a rebuilt 4.3L Engine about a couple of years ago. Everything inside the hood has been replaced except for the transmission. I replaced the bench seats with some bucket seats, replaced some of the dash, and put in some new wiring for the truck. All-in-all it is a kick ass truck!

Pros: Turned a "work truck" into a classy, elegant truck...while still able to haul some good loads!

Cons: NONE, its my truck. My Truck has NOTHING WRONG WITH IT!!

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Crazy — Although I didn't own it for very long, The baja was a killer lil truck. Very powerful and light. Although I bought it, replaced the fuel pump, and sold it in 3 days, So I can't say much about it

Pros: Looks Sharp and turns heads like crazy. The light bar is a nice touch

Cons: Alot of power in too light of a truck.

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Ment To Be An Offroad Truck — 4x4, bought to be offroaded and a winter truck, 4.3, bored over .030, camed, flowmaster, thing rumbles

Pros: good motor, dependable offroad

Cons: tranny sucked up water

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Nice Small Truck — A nice small truck. Looks a little cruddy, but hey its about function, not look. I love the 5 speed tranny and V6!

Pros: Great truck.

Cons: Nasty mint green.

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Reviews From Other Years

2004 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

Great Overall Truck By Cakana

I got this truck for a daily driver and for the snow. It drives great and handles very good in the snow. Only things bad are the size of the truck bed and it eats through gas with its V6 engine. Read More

Great Vehicle That Could Use A Slightly Better Gas Economy By Zane

acceleration above par braking smooth and not too sudden handles fantastic, great power steering build only issue is the common one that chevrolets have which is the front left tire has an issue that ... Read More

2003 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

Average Vehicle By kbrewer

This truck has served the purpose it was purchased for. You can haul a 4x8 sheet of plywood as I have on a couple different occasions with straps and the tie-off eyes in the bed. I have towed a 4x6 r... Read More

Great 4x4 Midsize By John

Is an excellent truck for offroad. At high speeds, the tires are a bit noisy, but that's what the great sound system is for. Is better on gas than you would expect in 2WD. If going on a long 4x4 ex... Read More

2002 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

02 Huntin/fishin Truck By cannonguy

I'm very pleased with this as a Wi truck and would recommend this to anyone looking for an inexpensive yet reliable truck. Not for the Baja circuit but suits me just fine for the tank trails of FT McC... Read More

My S10 By Chuck

I bought this as my third S 10. It was found in another state. I fell in love from the minute I saw it and bought it. It has been a great truck a work horse when needed and a family vehicle as well. I... Read More

2001 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

Great Truck By Kyle_Long

Wasn't sure about the truck at first. Bought it for my son, then he got wife's Yukon after she graduated college. I drove it for the last year, and was surprised of the gas mileage, and actually how... Read More

Fun To Drive By RICH1LT

Loved taking it to car shows and winning trophies took 1st & 2nd place alot. the only neg thing was it was a 4 cyl and when the air was on it cound not get out of its own way. but i loved working on... Read More

2000 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

Little Pitbull By MarcusPitts

In the ZR2 model this is really only a 2 person truck (the jump seat is uncomfortable for long rides). Affordable and drives amazing with the Bilstein Shocks. Even after 15 years the styling in the ZR... Read More

7 Of 10 Overall By treedoc

its a great truck likes ball joints good gas mileage its a little small but great to run around town in. I wish all car were a little simpler to work on . so you don't have to go to a computer to find... Read More

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