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Old 04-27-2017, 06:55 PM   #51
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Not a Sonic, but I picked up a '92 Isuzu pickup last week:



Super cheap, 300,000 miles, the thing runs like a top I can't believe it. A/C blows cold and heater core works. This will be my parts hauler and work truck.

4ZD1 gas Isuzu 2.3L motor, 2 barrel carb, MSG-5 speed mechanical clutch, 4.10 7.5" GM corporate rear.

I've been searching for an ultra-rare Borg Warner NWC T5 that came bolted up to an Isuzu 1.9L gas motor in '82-'84 S10/S15 trucks. I plan to swap it in the Isuzu truck (or use the Isuzu bellhousing/input shaft) to get rid of the Isuzu MSG trans for good, but parts are hard to come by.
My buddy used to drive a Red Dragon just like this. Yours is much nicer though!
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Another one you probably can't find, but may be the same transmission, is the 5-speed that came in 1982-1985 (maybe only 1984) Camaros and Firebirds that were equipped with the Iron Duke 4-cylinder. I would bet that was the same setup in the S10.

Upon further checking, it looks like it only had a 4-speed. I would have sworn our 1984 Firebird had the 5-speed.
I wonder what transmissions they used? I've put the Isuzu transmission on the back burner, changed the oil and adjusted the clutch and it runs better, just need to put a new clutch in the old girl.

I had an iron duke camaro for a few weeks, a paint and sell deal a long time ago, that had a 4 speed auto (2004r?). I think those were rare too in the mid 80's with the 4 cyl.
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My buddy used to drive a Red Dragon just like this. Yours is much nicer though!
Thank you! I showed the best side of the truck so it looks nicer
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GM Korea power folding mirrors:



They come stock with white caps, so I put some plastic primer on them and sprayed em black:











Next I'll add on the chrome caps.
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GM Korea power folding mirrors:
Do you have part numbers or links to where you bought all your stuff? Could you do a write up on it?
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Do you have part numbers or links to where you bought all your stuff? Could you do a write up on it?
GM Korea OEM mirrors:
PN's 95369909, 95369908

GM power mirror control switch, with folding option:
PN 95028588

Generic chrome caps for Korean Aveo mirror:
UPC 8806391567342

Just replace the stock mirrors with these ones, and put the new switch in place of the old one - wiring is a little tight with the new switch under the door panel, but it works. This gives the power folding option, all the wiring is there stock, no need to update anything.

To wire up the LED turn signals, you'll have to splice or add a wire from the turn signal circuit to the unused wire on the stock power mirror connector... haven't got to that yet.

Edit, link to Andrew's writeup for this mod:
RPO DLR Power-Folding/Turn Signal Outside Rearview Mirror Install
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VLED SMZ LED's, 25w 5k, stock fog housings


HID's


SMZ fogs + HID's


HID's + PIAA 3500k? high beam halogens


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Starting to make an ABS fuse cutoff switch


30 amp fuse on hot side of wire


The test run works great, the switch controls immediate on/off of ABS computer circuit.
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Switch on


Switch off


so far so good

Edit: After a few days of the ABS switch - doesn't work anymore. 'off' still cuts the ABS, but 'on' sets an ABS light now. After putting back fuse, and ECU reset, no issues.
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