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Forum: S-Series General 11-16-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Rear disc brakes...

O.E. ‘98
Throttle Body is Rochester
Catalytic Converter and Spark Plugs are AC Spark Plug
Rack and Pinion are Saginaw Steering Gear

^Union Labor^
Forum: S-Series General 11-16-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Rear disc brakes...

:stoplight
Maybe they experimented with it, but when they started building cars, they used a COOPERATIVE collaboration with Union Labor working with, and advising, Management. This is probably one...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-15-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Condition of Valve System?

Congratulations on purchasing from a functional person who knew how to change oil ! :whoa:
Forum: S-Series General 11-13-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: “Coated” Wheel Weights

Yes, I know. I realize that salt must never touch alloy wheels. There are stone chips that must be kept full of wax. — And even then, they will corrode if salt touches them.
I have not ever had a...
Forum: S-Series General 11-11-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 2,261,023
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Kept up with local traffic: 60 mph in a 45 and 70 in a 55 mph zone.
Forum: S-Series General 11-10-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: “Coated” Wheel Weights

^I have a leaf shredder/vac with a plastic camshaft.^


My hope is that the clip gouge will be up under the tire and not on the finished, clear-coated edge of the rim.

Two Front Defender...
Forum: S-Series General 11-09-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: “Coated” Wheel Weights

Here is the new AA “MCN” Series lead weight temporarily just setting on an OE Alloy http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/data/13558/thumbs/E64653C9-246A-40DD-AD41-E55685F1B4C9.jpeg...
Forum: S-Series General 11-08-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: “Coated” Wheel Weights

Sounds like the “coated”, in this case, is a coating to keep the lead from dissolving into the environment. I will verify the profile and see how these weights fit the alloy rims.

Thank you —I’ve...
Forum: S-Series General 11-08-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By bumpdraft
“Coated” Wheel Weights

Are these “coated” wheel weights? http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/data/13558/thumbs/507F301F-C545-421E-980C-4570A2CC38C7.jpeg (http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=57747)

Here is...
Forum: S-Series General 11-06-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 2,261,023
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

15” High-Pressure Eco-Tire Survival Kit arrived :cool:http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/data/13558/thumbs/E3912B94-8641-4F9B-A13B-03B78180FFA5.jpeg...
Forum: S-Series General 11-05-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: War on tailgaters.

Are you suggesting...skunk junk in the trunk? I believe you are!
Forum: S-Series General 11-05-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: War on tailgaters.

That was before ubiquitous mass surveilance.
What you want is a video recorder to start building your defense case before anything happens. If you’re an insider, and part of a harassment mob, then...
Forum: S-Series General 11-04-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: feel like the lone ranger..

Do not fear rarity. It will build character ;)
I am the last survivng member of the Isuzu Trooper II 2.2-liter TurboDiesel Owners’ Club and Emporium ...and I feel fine :) I set the agenda. Everyone...
Forum: S-Series General 11-04-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 2,261,023
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Removed the wobbly Defenders and installed the wobbly Turanzas pending making the Defenders & ebay re-manufactured wheels safe for highway use.
Forum: S-Series General 11-04-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: War on tailgaters.

You won’t need an oil sprayer if you let me try to rebuild your rack and pinion:D

I would not think an off-duty officer would tailgate for no apparent reason.
IF you suspect that off-duty...
Forum: S-Series General 11-04-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: War on tailgaters.

But, you want them to pass :whoa: Not passing is the problem. I want them to pass at 30mph over the speed limit and I want them to continue to hold their acelerator to the floor until they disappear...
Forum: S-Series General 11-04-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: War on tailgaters.

:stoplight They do not even know they are too close, as difficult as it is for sane, rational people to understand...
:stoplight Anything you do will be received as waking them from a nap.
The...
Forum: S-Series General 11-03-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 2,261,023
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

^The underhood critters will be confused^


The rim is good. It is a “remanufactured” and I checked it for wobble or run-out at the bead before I left ebay feedback.
That tire wobbles as much as...
Forum: S-Series General 11-03-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 2,261,023
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Front passenger Defenders tire after “rounding” it. https://imgur.com/a/ZnuWh2I

Michigan Defenders: http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/data/13558/thumbs/131BDA83-9327-40DF-A3B7-0BE6C9D1617A.jpeg...
Forum: S-Series General 11-03-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 2,261,023
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Ground the other (Pass Side) Michigan Defender to a “round” state.
And, bought some sharp 24-grit tire-grind belts...
Forum: S-Series General 11-02-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 2,261,023
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

While grinding the tire round, I noticed the wheel was not set-up properly when it was “remanufactured” and re-painted.
https://imgur.com/a/5nY9d2y
To compound the problem, I requested stick-on...
Forum: S-Series General 11-01-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 2,261,023
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Drove my new Michigan Defenders on the expressway for 100 miles.
They ain’t round :no: enough for fancy expressway drivin’.
Un-drivable from 55mph to 65 mph. When traffic slowed to 60mph, I was...
Forum: S-Series General 11-01-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Adding a Front License Plate Mount

Stick the plate on with double-sided foam tape until you find an O.E. bracket in a salvage yard. Until you mount the O.E., put a safety (string) on the plate so it won’t fly over the windshield the...
Forum: S-Series General 10-22-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5,682
Views: 2,261,023
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Ground a rear tire round :redjump:
:stoplight https://imgur.com/a/IQwLGGc
Forum: S-Series General 10-21-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,244
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Low Mile Finds

Gen 1 parts car. Looks to be in fair shape.
https://youtu.be/Cm-K8uQchMQ
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