The Blazer and Jimmy appeared as models. The S-series Blazer and Jimmy did not feature removable hardtops like their full-size counterparts and were only offered in a two-door bodystyle. The 1. The V6 was refitted with a throttle-body fuel injection system for in order to improve performance and fuel economy. In order for it to keep being competitive, the Blazer and Jimmy received a new 4.
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The Blazer and Jimmy appeared as models. The S-series Blazer and Jimmy did not feature removable hardtops like their full-size counterparts and were only offered in a two-door bodystyle. The 1. The V6 was refitted with a throttle-body fuel injection system for in order to improve performance and fuel economy.
In order for it to keep being competitive, the Blazer and Jimmy received a new 4. The 2. This new grille also did away with the separate metal filler panel under the grille, since the grille is taller and took its place.
Early production models between March and August were initially available as a four-wheel drive only; 2WD versions commenced production around Summer This came just months ahead of the introduction of the Ford Explorer , which replaced the Bronco II; six-and-a-half years after the segment-leading Cherokee debuted with four doors.
Although the first generation S-series Blazer and Jimmy were initially sold as 2-doors upon its original introduction, an episode of Motor Trend TV c. The interior was a carryover from with the exception of the center console and steering wheel X-bar style similar to the one used in the GMT trucks. Also, the "S" name was dropped from the Jimmy. Sport package had bigger sway bars, slightly modified suspension and 30x9. Body trim included also black plastic fender flares, front fog lights and spare tire carrier on the tailgate.
This deleted the Manual gear range selector with a 3 position switch located to the left of the gauge cluster in the same location that the rear defrost button would be located on non-electronic transfer-case and 2WD model Blazers and Jimmies when optioned with the electronic transfer case the defrost button assembly is positioned below the headlight switch.
The fuel lines, which were routed on the driver side frame rail to the TBI fuel injectors, were redesigned where the fuel inlets entered the rear of the engine same as the GMT This was phased in because of the L35 option which used a similar fuel line setup.
The serpentine accessory drive for the 4. From at least onward, all S10 Blazers and Jimmies came with 4 wheel anti-lock brakes as standard equipment.
The first two years of the ABS system had axleshafts with pressed-on ABS toner rings which was eliminated during the latter half of the model year rear ABS control was done via the vehicle speed sensor.
A 5-speed manual transmission remained standard through , but only with the TBI engine. Only the two 4. The grille alongside the S pickup was revised which was a chrome-plated version of the base work truck grille found on base S pickups , along with the addition of optional 5-spoke alloy rims for the 2WD model - basically a copy of the 3rd generation Camaro Z28 15" alloy rim.
Although the second generation S-series Pickup debuted in , the S Blazer and Jimmy continued unchanged in Much like the model year added a third brake light and the rear spoiler was discontinued. The redesigned S and Sonoma pickups used Ra refrigerant. The S Blazer and Jimmy seem to have used R until the end of their production run and subsequent replacement with redesigned models that looked like new-for pickups.
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