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Forum: Vue General 02-19-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: New Vue owner - rust proofing question

You bring up a good point, though I would think the worst thing you could do is bring your heavily salted car into a garage, (especially a heated garage), in the winter. The corrosive effects of...
Forum: Vue General 02-19-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: My last Saturn: End of Life

No ABS on an '07? thought that was a standard by then.



Forgot the first Gen U bodies which are quickly disappearing.




Like Arthritis, frostbite & pneumonia, perhaps the high cost of...
Forum: Vue General 02-14-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: New Vue owner - rust proofing question

My thoughts on Rustproofing, once the car has been in road chemistry I wouldn't do it as it will trap any remaining chemical within the coating, you can however spray with used oil or such, & coat...
Forum: Vue General 02-14-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: 2007 Vue seat swap! Sick of my park bench factories...

You would have to evaluate your frame & undercarriage, the yearly budget for my Vue is going into constant bearing replacements. Woodpecker is in an area where he is not battling the elements & road...
Forum: Vue General 02-01-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: 07 VUE V6 AWD Oil Change and transmission questions

Gone up quite a bit recently! :eek:

I use the Maxlife myself.




Suggested if it leaks, I only replaced mine once in the 10 years or about 12 oil changes, the last couple times a garage did...
Forum: Vue General 01-16-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: Subframe to frame mounting bulge is rusted off

https://www.forcbodiesonly.com/mopar-forum/attachments/vue-2-jpg.146223/

https://www.forcbodiesonly.com/mopar-forum/attachments/vue-3-jpg.146224/


I'll have to agree, a repair of this...
Forum: Vue General 01-16-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: Frame rust

I used to mix plastic roofing cement with mineral spirts, then paint it on & filled the rockers & lower doors (made temp funnels out of aluminum foil to keep the drain holes open)... all in all you...
Forum: Vue General 01-14-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: Frame rust

I find they are more aggressive too, they mix it with a blue chemical, & a green & the liquid brine is really aggressive so say the people that cross over from PA. Some municipalities here are...
Forum: Vue General 01-11-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By Bismarck318
Another Rust Thread????

Another Rust thread? I though these things didn't rust? & someone on this board from LA told me I was being environmental irresponsible by spraying the undercarriage with motor oil.:rolleyes:
...
Forum: Vue General 01-11-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: Frame rust

Hmmmph, you North Easterners don't know how to take care of your vehicles very well. :hmpf: :D

I hear all kinds of noises going on.. rolling & otherwise, my garage says they are just "noises", I...
Forum: Vue General 12-18-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By Bismarck318
2006 Remote (Silicone Button Pad)

Thought it was the battery, though putting on a battery test drained it to weak after a minute.

Lots of dirt got inside, found the bottoms of the buttons silicone area were cracked allowing pocket...
Forum: Vue General 12-18-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: Interior Handgrip Driver's Door

Was the wood grain an option?

My whole panel is separating from the edge of the armrest to about 6" up the door. :tear:
Forum: Vue Mods 05-11-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: 02-05 saturn vue All 4 headlights on?

Probably a typo below

The only color of lights to be used is white or amber mounted on the front, and red mounted on the rear. Using red or blue colors is legal in Ohio.
Though they doubtfully...
Forum: Vue Tech 05-11-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: Delay when put in drive

Hondamatic Delay (kind of like a transmission in the cold), had an Accord did the same thing. Not like a typical GM where you can put it in gear & slam your foot on the gas.

If you are new to the...
Forum: Vue General 04-20-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: 1st Gen Vue rear liftgate compatibility?

Afterthought, what does that gate weigh??? & wouldn't that be a laborous task to hold in place to align it.... & let alone get it transported to your location?

Do yourself the favor & since the...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-20-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,124
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: How to remove chrome trim from rear hatch (rust spots)

Bump to top, thinking ahead, if i decide to fix this at some point I may want to find an older black one to replace my caustic damaging chome appliqué handle.

Do the older black ones come with the...
Forum: Vue General 04-19-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: 1st Gen Vue rear liftgate compatibility?

Tut Tut... "I live in CaliFlaTexAz & I never seen one of these lift gates rusting like that, you northerners must not take very good care of your vehicles" :D

I noted mine is starting to go...
Forum: Vue Mods 04-19-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: 02-05 saturn vue All 4 headlights on?

Not necessarily a law, but as automotive lighting has evolved quite a bit since I started driving, standards had to have changed, I would think the high-beams of yesteryear would not have such...
Forum: Vue General 04-13-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: Headliner drooping

No wife or GF, no problem! :)

Thanks all for the insight I may experiment since I have 2 sides to fix.
Forum: Vue Mods 04-13-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: Does anyone in here know how to do the 4 headlight mod?

I mentioned in the other thread, holding this switch midway, I eventually smell something burning, unless the '05's & earlier wiring is different?

I'm trying to think of my prior vehicles always...
Forum: Vue General 04-12-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: Headliner drooping

Has to be a non toxic water base.. I have the "purple dries clear" stuff now but I should test it first! :D

Think the purple stuff is Elmers.

The 3M spray can be a mess!
Forum: Vue Mods 04-12-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: 02-05 saturn vue All 4 headlights on?

You forgot the all important texting on the mobile phone! :D

They have an ashtrays in the Vue? :?:
Forum: Vue Mods 04-12-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: 02-05 saturn vue All 4 headlights on?

In gods name why? aside of annoying oncoming traffic, but if you must (seems like headlamp brightness requirements & laws are never enforced).

Holding my bright switch half way both sets can stay...
Forum: Vue General 04-12-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: Headliner drooping

Interesting thought on both the Glue stick & the Credit Card seems like a good way to stretch it out...

Was the Glue stick a water base? I had one a few years back that was like an adhesive but...
Forum: Vue General 04-05-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By Bismarck318
Re: DRL dashboard light came back to life

I can't remember the last time I seen a Vue in my area with functioning DRL's! Mine is the last I seen working & they haven't been working in several years now.



Try tapping on the bezel near...
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