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1997 Chevrolet K 2500 Silverado (P.O.S. or Big Pig or the truck previously known as Work Horse)
Last updated Feb 5, 2014
My wife got this truck from her daughter's father as partial settlement for child support arrearages. She lets me drive it, I think mostly to piss off her ex. We used it to haul my stuff from Ohio up here, including my Trans Am and my Nova. Now it seems like every time I want to work on another car something else on this pos breaks or malfunctions and needs fixed. I'm about ready to set it on fire and roll it down a hill! (that's an annual thing. lol!)
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Vortec 5.7 V-8
Engine Block Heater
4 Speed Automatic
4 Wheel Drive that doesn't work
CD Player that doesn't work
Steel Ralley Wheels
LT 265/75 R16 that don't grip ice or snow
Spray In Bedliner
Bedside Mounted Toolboxes
Stainless Steel Lower Body Accent Panels
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Feb 5, 2014
I didn't think it would ever make it this far! 240,000 miles! It's not in the greatest shape but it starts even when it's more than -20 outside and runs without a problem. The brakes are working properly (finally!) and the transmission is still shifting...
Jan 6, 2014
I got the brakes fixed and they work good. The radiator hasn't given me any problems. The stupid truck starts every day. But the power steering is still screwed up. The tires...
Dec 29, 2013
Seems like it happens every year about this time. We're well into snowfall season and something goes bad on this truck I guess that just because I'm the "car guy" I'm supposed...