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Forum: S-Series Tech 05-22-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Posted By Waiex191
Re: 97 SL1 Manual Tranny Fluid

I used Castrol Transmax Dex/Merc
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=51138&d=1503713637

No complaints so far. 7K miles on the '99, 700 on the '98.

Edit: the 0W20 is...
Forum: S-Series General 05-22-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By Waiex191
Re: Head and block compatability

Bob,
I recommend replacing the whole thing with an S Series. All kidding aside, there are Ion forums here too and they probably know the answers.

S Series cars are awesome though.
Forum: S-Series General 05-22-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 298
Posted By Waiex191
Re: Engine knocking sound

Sure we do!

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=230898
Forum: S-Series General 05-20-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By Waiex191
SL fender size for shipping

Does anybody have an unmounted fender they can measure? I am looking at buying a fender for the SL2 and need an accurate size for shipping. Funny how small size changes make for significant price...
Forum: S-Series General 05-20-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 285
Posted By Waiex191
Re: '02 Saturn SL1 upgrade advice wanted

Pretty awesome! My thermostat had no issues, and I am on the original radiator as well. I did replace the thermostat and hoses while rebuilding as it seemed like a good idea.
Forum: S-Series General 05-20-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 285
Posted By Waiex191
Re: '02 Saturn SL1 upgrade advice wanted

I don't have a scientific recommendation. Before my rebuild I would use Castrol for the oil change, and a cheap store brand (Walmart or Menards) for the top offs.

I am also a fan of green Prestone...
Forum: S-Series General 05-20-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 285
Posted By Waiex191
Re: '02 Saturn SL1 upgrade advice wanted

I definitely would. If you have a thirsty oil burner I would go cheap.
Forum: S-Series General 05-19-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 10,933
Posted By Waiex191
Re: 99 SL2 rebuild thread

We rolled this tonight.
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=53103&stc=1&d=1526784085
Forum: S-Series General 05-19-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 285
Posted By Waiex191
Re: '02 Saturn SL1 upgrade advice wanted

A do it myself rebuild cost me about $1400. Others have done it cheaper by honing rather than going to a machine shop. Paying someone to do it would probably cost twice that. How much cheap oil can...
Forum: S-Series General 05-19-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 41,844
Posted By Waiex191
Re: S-Series Spot and Shot

Family trip up to Devil's Lake, Wisconsin in the '99 SL2.
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=53097&stc=1&d=1526777158
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Forum: S-Series General 05-19-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 41,844
Posted By Waiex191
Re: S-Series Spot and Shot

Went to pick up my younger son from driver's ed this AM. Parked next to a green SL1.
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=53084&stc=1&d=1526749268
Forum: S-Series General 05-19-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 10,933
Posted By Waiex191
Re: 99 SL2 rebuild thread

We did a straight rebuild. We are saving the extra credit for the airplane project! Car has over 210K miles now, over 6K since the rebuild. Runs and drives great.
Forum: S-Series General 05-19-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5,453
Views: 2,241,976
Posted By Waiex191
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Correction on my previous post - filled all seats of the SC2. Stupid autocorrect.
Forum: S-Series General 05-19-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 289,936
Posted By Waiex191
Re: Saturn Craigslist Deal of the Day!

Another time capsule. $2000
https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/cto/d/like-new-1996-saturn/6593119659.html
Text:
1996 Saturn sl 5 speed loaded leather moon roof 72450 miles all maintanience records...
Forum: S-Series General 05-18-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5,453
Views: 2,241,976
Posted By Waiex191
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

I filled all 4 seats in my SL2. Went to lunch with coworkers and showed off the $500 Saturn.
Forum: S-Series General 05-18-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By Waiex191
Re: Engine swap

If the oil pan, cam cover, and water pump are not leaking now, I'd leave them alone!
Forum: S-Series General 05-18-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 224
Posted By Waiex191
Re: How do I get the front bumper cover off

If the bolts just spin, the tab has broken and you are spinning the clip nut. Most likely​ it won't retain the door skin anymore. If you can remove the rest of the tabs it should come off. My...
Forum: S-Series General 05-17-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By Waiex191
Re: Tires & Ideas Rugged/Adventure/OffRoad 02 SL2

All kidding aside, it sounds like the Saturn is the wrong car for you. You need something with more ground clearance and genuine off-road capability. Like this:...
Forum: S-Series General 05-17-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 224
Posted By Waiex191
Re: How do I get the front bumper cover off

They are clip nuts. You can get them at the auto Parts store.
Forum: S-Series General 05-17-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 224
Posted By Waiex191
Re: How do I get the front bumper cover off

Snap them and replace them with new hardware.
Forum: S-Series General 05-17-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By Waiex191
Re: Tires & Ideas Rugged/Adventure/OffRoad 02 SL2

Found it:
https://jalopnik.com/is-this-saturn-the-work-of-a-madman-or-an-utter-genius-1783620553
Forum: S-Series General 05-17-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By Waiex191
Re: Tires & Ideas Rugged/Adventure/OffRoad 02 SL2

Who has the link to the Saturn welded to an S10 frame?
Forum: S-Series General 05-17-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 10,933
Posted By Waiex191
Re: 99 SL2 rebuild thread

This is beyond bent!
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=53067&stc=1&d=1526558792
Forum: S-Series General 05-17-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,415
Posted By Waiex191
Re: 98 SC2 project. Drive for now, maybe rebuild later.

I now have two rear swaybar links. I used generous heat and PB blaster.
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=53065&stc=1&d=1526558371

Headlight out so I can check the...
Forum: S-Series General 05-16-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,164
Posted By Waiex191
Re: I bought a 99 SC2 slowly bring it back to life.

I've tested this and can confirm the objective was met.
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