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Forum: S-Series General 01-20-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 217
Posted By Highmile
Re: Highmile Milestone 700k

Thanks all...

I really don't know if I'll make the 1 million mile mark or not. I add right at 30k/yr so 10yrs of driving to get to 1 million. I'm hoping to retire a couple of years before that....
Forum: S-Series General 01-20-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 217
Posted By Highmile
Re: Highmile Milestone 700k

No, the Odometer gear issues seemed to end after the 94 model year. I did replace one in my daughters car many years ago but never had an issue with mine.

Highmile
Forum: S-Series General 01-17-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 217
Posted By Highmile
Re: Highmile Milestone 700k

Speedpro pistons and hastings rings.
Forum: S-Series General 01-17-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 217
Posted By Highmile
Highmile Milestone 700k

Never had a doubt that I'd get here but I think about all the places this little car has taken me and it's staggering.

The last 100k have been pretty uneventful all in all. I did rebuild the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-13-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 533
Posted By Highmile
Re: Parts availability

be careful, I found there was a change in them in the 94 to 95 model year.

I bought a manual regulator for my 95 (which was a very early production car) and it didn't fit. Bought a 94 regulator...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-13-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By Highmile
Saturn contest

I say we find the spammer and hook them between 2 saturns like a tug-o-war. Winner is the one that gets the biggest piece.

Highmile.
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-13-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 267
Posted By Highmile
Re: How far to press the front hubs in?

I always shrink fit my bearings and axle flanges. Heat the knuckle to 300 degrees with a propane torch then retrieve the bearing from the deep freezer and drop in. Cool the knuckle with wet towels....
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-13-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 230
Posted By Highmile
Re: Sl1 brake help

did you adjust the rear brakes so they are lightly dragging on the drums?

a quick test is to put the parking brake on and try the petal again. If much improved then look to the rear for your...
Forum: S-Series General 01-13-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6,426
Views: 2,302,657
Posted By Highmile
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

ho hum... oil change, washer fluid top off, check all other fluids, check lights, vacuum floors, air up tires.

Highmile
'95 SL1 699k and counting
Forum: S-Series General 01-13-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Highmile
Re: new tire recommendations?

or do what I did and dump the 14's and pick up a set of used 15" steels and covers. So many more choices of tires.

Highmile
'95 SL1 699k and counting
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-13-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By Highmile
Re: New SL2 Owner, high idle speed-

I'd clean the throttle body and the air idle control valve before I jumped in and replaced the TPS. I've seen so many gunked up so badly that they would high idle like that. Restarted forces the air...
Forum: S-Series General 12-13-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,237
Posted By Highmile
Re: 2nd Gen Interior Center Console Handle 3D Print Model

you should be able to import the .stp file that he put out here...

Highmile
'95 SL1 697k and counting
Forum: S-Series General 12-12-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Highmile
Re: Should we keep our '02 Saturn?

Typo for sure...




Highmile
'95 SL1 697k and counting
Forum: S-Series General 12-12-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,297
Posted By Highmile
Re: Coil packs on 1998 Saturn SL2. Any body know?

Check your fuel pressure if you have a no start.

Highmile
"95 SL1 697k and counting
Forum: S-Series General 12-12-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 483
Posted By Highmile
Re: Annual Angst

Tell the MRS that every dollar you save on your Saturn is another dollar you can spend on her...

besides, 179k is a baby

Highmile
'95 SL1 697k and counting
Forum: S-Series General 12-04-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Highmile
Re: Should we keep our '02 Saturn?

Most of the time you can find serviceable subframes in the local u-pull-it type salvage yards. Also check craigslist and FB marketplace. There is one for sale here in the st Louis area for $50.
...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-20-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,924
Posted By Highmile
Re: Good Plastic Body Panel Glue ?

Download an app called Row52. Will show yards in your area if they are signed up on it. If they are it will also show their inventory.

Highmile
'95 SL1 696k and counting
Forum: S-Series General 11-15-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By Highmile
Re: Wheel Hub runout

I'd drive the studs out and then use a file laid flat on the surface to clean it up.

Old school shade tree would just jack one up at a time then put it in gear and hold the file against it.

If...
Forum: S-Series General 11-15-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,453
Posted By Highmile
Re: Straight Up Bragging Rights

No I've owned a number of others as well but none were saturns. I try to keep one car with fairly low miles for the Mrs to drive and to take on vacations and trips. THere have also been 3 pick-up's....
Forum: S-Series General 11-15-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Highmile
Re: Saturn Sl1 struggling to move

Could be something simple too. Would it back up more or would it not move at all?

Does the engine rev when you step on the gas while it's in gear?

Have you check the transmission fluid lately?...
Forum: S-Series General 11-15-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Highmile
Re: A2Saturn & Highmile meet up in St Louis

Hadn't thought about it but you are exactly right.

Highmile
Forum: S-Series General 11-15-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Highmile
A2Saturn & Highmile meet up in St Louis

I had the pleasure of meeting A2Saturn today as he passed thru St Louis in his immaculate 94 SL2. Even with the 430,000 on his car it is in amazing condition. It is exactly what you would expect from...
Forum: S-Series General 11-13-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,453
Posted By Highmile
Re: Straight Up Bragging Rights

Man you guys must be hard on cars...

I've owned 3 saturns.

93 SL1, traded to buy the 95 SL1 I'm driving now

94 SL2 I bought for $500 and fixed up for my daughter to drive. Lost due to...
Forum: S-Series Tech 10-09-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Highmile
Re: Thumping noise in front end

Check your motor mounts

Highmile
'95 SL1 694k and counting
Forum: S-Series General 09-27-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Highmile
Re: Replace a/c pressure switch.

Pressure switch is a 10 min swap if you take your time. Take a little care breaking it loose so you don't twist the line but after that it is an easy on/off.

I've only seen 1 go bad.

Highmile...
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