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Forum: S-Series General 05-06-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By Chub
Re: Photo Contest: Saturn Stand-Out!

I know it isn't what you want, but I can't resist entering this because it really does stand out... It's been a couple of years since I posted it anyway.
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Forum: S-Series Tech 04-06-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Chub
Re: FFR: Brake line length

Good information. I was just thinking about rerunning my rear lines, too. Thanks for the measurement.
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-06-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By Chub
Rear Caliper Parking Brake Adjustment

Anybody ever have any luck fixing these things when they stick or don't properly engage? I keep getting replacement calipers and they never seem to work for very long. I failed my state inspection...
Forum: S-Series General 03-27-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Chub
Re: Thermal R&D

The reason that they list it as 1997+ is that the 1991-1996 coupes are a bit smaller in length than SLs / SWs (which you were alluding to anyway). From personal experience I can tell you on the 1st...
Forum: S-Series General 03-14-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By Chub
Re: Saving 25% on every Advance Auto purchase

You can always get 25% off or better from Advance by going to online coupon sites. Not that I like advertising but I always use RetailMeNot.com and they have a 25% coupon every day. Sometimes they...
Forum: S-Series General 12-01-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By Chub
Re: More Fog Light Issues

I had the same problem you did with not being able to find a 95 pod switch with a fog light button. However, if you are handy with a soldering iron you can add the fog light components to your 95...
Forum: S-Series General 10-21-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,454
Posted By Chub
Re: Extinct Car Day Lawn Show - Oct. 20 2018

Looks like a good time. Hope I can make it this coming year. I just moved to Maine so I'm not too far away anymore... Need to repaint my car first, though, it looks pretty bad with rubberized coating...
Forum: S-Series General 06-29-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 49,572
Posted By Chub
Re: S-Series Spot and Shot

https://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_aqY3v7Heu80_600x450.jpg

I don't have a good story to go with it other than I found it on Craigslist.
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Forum: S-Series General 06-20-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Chub
Re: Water leak

Two most likely culprits:

1) the smile joint between the firewall and the spaceframe

2) your A/C drain is clogged and the condensation is draining into the car

To fix option 1, it is a pain...
Forum: S-Series General 05-10-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Chub
Re: Junkyard

Only good yard for Saturns I know east of Harrisburg is Harry's You Pull It. Got plenty of good parts from there but the junkyards seem to be drying up lately... However, you can check the inventory...
Forum: S-Series General 04-19-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Chub
Re: SUNROOF: same part 3rd gen sedan and coupe?

I don't know if the 3rd gens are the same as the 1st, but from what I have seen the SL modules are 1/4" wider than the coupe ones. Long story short--they don't fit. You can swap parts between them...
Forum: S-Series Mods 03-22-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,292
Posted By Chub
Re: Shaggin Wagon, 98SW raised floor (rear seat delete)

If you want to run extra audio gear you need to run wiring for it directly from the battery. If you don't run new wires, you'll be sorry. And if you want a really big subwoofer / amp combo then you...
Forum: S-Series General 03-03-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,250
Posted By Chub
Re: Does anyone else find S- Series Seats uncomfortable?

I found my 1995 SC2 seats to be extremely uncomfortable. I'm not that big (6' 180lbs) but I hated them enough to mod my car for a seat swap. It took way too much welding work, but I have black...
Forum: S-Series General 01-13-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,940
Views: 308,082
Posted By Chub
Re: Saturn Craigslist Deal of the Day!

Just couldn't resist...

Lots of gold in this post.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/cto/d/1995-saturn-****box/6450219501.html
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-12-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By Chub
Re: How bad is this rust?

Not bad at all. Your car looks much nicer than mine did. Here's my write-up about how I fixed the rust:
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Forum: S-Series Tech 12-01-2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Chub
Re: Instrument Cluster Swap

Good to know. Thanks for the info. I'll give it a try!
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-01-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Chub
Re: Instrument Cluster Swap

According to the parts swap interchanges it says that they would swap, but the '95 model certainly has been found to have some special parts. I don't have a drawing for the '96. I have one for the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-30-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Chub
Instrument Cluster Swap

I've done some looking but haven't been able to find the answer. Does anyone know if a 1996 instrument cluster will work in a 1995? I accidentally shorted out the speedo on my '95 cluster (doesn't...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-27-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Chub
Re: Coolant light on, collant tank full.

Check the ground splice pack just below the tank. The sensor grounds out here and if the ground is corroded it will think the tank is empty. Pull it apart and sand it up well before putting it back...
Forum: S-Series General 11-13-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Chub
Re: AC issue - need advice please

Yes, I am aware of this. I am saying that the low pressure side is much higher than would be expected with only a 12oz charge. I would think that the low pressure side should be less than 25psi with...
Forum: S-Series General 11-13-2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Chub
Re: AC issue - need advice please

Sounds to me like the thermal expansion valve has failed closed and now you can't add any more refrigerant to the system--which is why your pressures are high but you only put one can into it. A...
Forum: S-Series General 07-24-2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 856
Posted By Chub
Re: New speakers---do I need a new receiver too?

Definitely, yes. If you are going to be replacing the speakers the stock head unit needs to go. The quality difference between stock and aftermarket will be VERY apparent. I wouldn't even bother...
Forum: S-Series General 07-17-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,901
Posted By Chub
Re: 1993 Saturn SW Power Sunroof HELP!!

Most likely the electronics have bad connections from decades of being in extreme heat. I have had the same problem happen with each of my sunroof modules. In order to fix them you need to de-solder...
Forum: S-Series General 05-18-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Chub
Re: What is this cable?

Gear selector for the automatic trans. Looks like you are the victim of a tranny swap. Good thing they went from auto to 5-speed.
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-15-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Chub
Re: exhaust SC2

You can make anything fit with a welder and an angle grinder...

But besides that point, the 1st Gen SC2s were shorter than the other s-cars so their exhaust is shorter overall by a few inches....
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