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Forum: S-Series General 01-23-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Manual Fan cooling switch mod burned up today!

Wha....why...:dizzy:
If you're going to tap into the load side of the relay your entire new run HAS to be able to hold the 30+ amp load of the radiator fan. Looks like you failed to realize this and...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-23-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: 1996 SL2 engine/trans into 1995 SC1

Keep the '96 exhaust up to the catalytic converter
plug the rear O2 port (leave sensor in if you like)
pull the '95 harness off the SOHC and reattach to the DOHC (swap the knock sensor)
drill &...
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-23-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 43
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: SC2 top end mods for fuel economy

You might try looking at the specs listed on DifferentRacing.com, in "Tech Articles" and search on Sixthsphere.com I know I've seen them posted on DifferentRacing's site at least and 6s has enough...
Forum: S-Series General 01-22-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: 97/98/99 sl changes

ABS/TC has no impact on 5spd swaps.

If you want to put the non-ABS MC in you have to change the fittings on the lines (or find adapters). Most people just pull the fuse.
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-21-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 589
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Cranks but won't start

Test fuel pressure while cranking as well, it should drop some but if it goes below 44psi @ 12.4-12.8v it's out of spec (should still start though). Not sure what the minimum starting fuel pressure...
Forum: S-Series General 01-21-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Potential project car

Fixed lol

Click but no engine cranking is usually the starter but can also indicate a battery with low charge or corroded cables. If you'd rather test parts to verify they're working/not-working...
Forum: S-Series General 01-20-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: 94/95 sl2 for sale

Check the normal spots for rust; the driver side cradle, the rear door sills, the rear trailing arm mounts. Check for worn out parts (I've been known to bring a floor jack with me), push buttons,...
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-19-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Curious? Anyone ever put an Ecotec into an SL Saturn?

http://sixthsphere.com/showthread.php/85158-My-95-Saturn-LSJ-engine-project-new-vid-with-sound-on-page-8
https://sixthsphere.com/showthread.php/86256-Couple-new-mods-for-the-LSJ-SC2...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-19-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Saturn Fuel Pump and Line Replacements

Fuel system with blown up diagram and part numbers, if it's something still supplied there's a price as well:...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-18-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Swapping a 97 sc2 dohc into a sohc s chassis??? How?

To put a '96-'99 DOHC into a '96-'99 SOHC...you swap engines, PCM and exhaust from the engine to the cat-con. That's all, if it's a 5spd. If it's an automatic you also have to swap to the DOHC's...
Forum: S-Series General 01-17-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 576
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Driving on Ice

If you're actually sliding on ice, about all you can do is cry unless you have studded tires and even then crying is only marginally less effective.

If you're sliding on anything else (and best to...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-15-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Valve body replacement - drop transmission?

Huh...sounds like they're reading from the same strange book that tells people to remove the front passenger wheel to replace the alternator and do an oil change :dizzy:

Only "big" parts that need...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-15-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: 1998 SL2 Both Tail Lights Only Not Working

IIRC the taillights have a tendency to corrode the sockets. The wires should be self-healing, so sticking a pin into each one near the socket and measuring voltage at the wire shouldn't be a problem...
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-15-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Engine/Transmission swaps

The transmission's are fairly light, 60-90lbs (autos on the higher side, manuals on the lower). Plenty of room in the cabin for a couple of 'em, along with an engine (though the lighter SOHC's are...
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-14-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Engine/Transmission swaps

If it were me, the engine & trans would come out the top and a DOHC 5spd with dual intake cams would be going back in. Pull the harness from the PCM to engine bay, worry about the rest of the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-14-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Replacing thermostat is there a housing gasket?

Everything I could find said my old '94 Cavalier 2.2L required a 195f thermostat, so when it was running very hot I replaced it and everything else with another 195f 'stat. Stupid thing still ran hot...
Forum: S-Series General 01-14-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: New Saturn parts car i guess

To add/replace anything inside the doors you have to take the outer skin off. When the car is new or not lived in the rust belt this is a fairly simple task...otherwise you're better off cutting the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-13-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Can't shift out of Park...anyone have pic of solenoid?

Might be possible to unplug, but the style of connector is a giant PITA even when it's out in the open and easy to get to (attached). If she can see the wires cutting is an option but I DO NOT...
Forum: S-Series General 01-13-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: 95 Sl2

1995 was the first year of the updated cluster, dash and center console for every model. '96 SL and SW's got the full 2nd gen update while SC's got it in '97.


You won't like the mouse belts in...
Forum: S-Series General 01-13-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 567
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Alternator recommendation

Officially:

People are usually able to get it to complete by doing a cold start, then a 30-45min highway run. Helps to have a OBD II reader of some sort with you so you can check which monitors...
Forum: S-Series General 01-12-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: 95 Sl2

Exterior is identical. Interior is the same from the doors back, not including what you mentioned.

Nobody actually wants the '91-'94 front belts anyway...at least not after the novelty of the...
Forum: S-Series General 01-11-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Transmission not shifting out of first gear. Please help

Verify you bought a MP6 transmission.
https://ww2-secure.justanswer.com/uploads/tracker40/2011-03-11_191047_1.gif

There are 3 upgrades available for the OEM valve body and 2 main sources of it...
Forum: S-Series General 01-09-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Speakers/ Amp

Get a cheap motorcycle amp and run a dedicated power wire for it from the battery. Those idiots always have their system cranking in the summer so they can hear the music over the straight pipes they...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-08-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: Electrical Issues, Dies after Starting Sometimes, Hot Battery Cable at Fuse Box

Don't go over the 11ft/lb torque spec on the side post terminals of doom or you'll end up replacing the battery because the terminal stripped out. Check the bolt fitment as well, if it has too much...
Forum: S-Series General 01-07-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By fetchitfido
Re: New saturn owner

The blue wire is for the power antenna or amplifier you could also add...or just about anything you want to turn on when the radio is on.

Verify you picked the correct yellow wire for power and...
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