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Forum: S-Series Tech 10-18-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By 54packman
Re: Engine swap

ok thanks, I can see if I can also find a pcm for the twin cam motor as well too
Forum: S-Series Tech 10-18-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By 54packman
Engine swap

Quick question, can a single cam engine be replaced with a twin cam engine without changing the PCM, I just spun a bearing in the bottom end in a single cam sc1, and know where there is a good twin...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-20-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By 54packman
Re: High Idle and Multiple issues 2002 Saturn SL2 Manual trans

i would try a leak down on cylinder 2 or 3, or just even pressurize one of the two cylinders that has low compression, with both the intake and exhaust valves closed on that cylinders. leave the rad...
Forum: S-Series General 03-20-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 29,864
Posted By 54packman
Re: Saturn SL2 Spark-Plug blasphemy

i was up to a 4 quarts to a tank, so i would drive till i got to a 1/2 tank and add two more quarts, did this for a couple of months, finally tore the motor down and did a quick rebuild and drilled...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-17-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By 54packman
Re: Engine Spaghetti Electric Mayhem

I have seen some after market slave cylinder have a bleed screw on them which would help.
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-11-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,180
Posted By 54packman
Re: Lower Control Arm/Steering Knuckle

I would have someone there the steering wheel left to right and it making the noise, iand feel the top of the strut as well as the ball joint, you may be able to feel it chatter, have had ball joint...
Forum: S-Series General 07-22-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By 54packman
Re: 1999 SC1 Ignition Cylinder Lock

I have gotten lucky , I pulled a lock cylinder at the wreakers, and that key would unlock the door, or just take the door locks too...
Forum: S-Series General 07-22-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By 54packman
Re: 1999 SC1 Ignition Cylinder Lock

What is wrong with yours???, could maybe find anothe at the wreakers a lot cheaper too
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-21-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By 54packman
Re: Window off track

There is almost no access to the interior of the door through the inner panel, you can get at everything if you take off the outer door skin.
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-21-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By 54packman
Re: Power Steering Fluid Leak from Rack 1998 SW2

You have to find the leak frist, you only have 4 parts of the power steering system, pump, pressure line, return line, and the rack, best is to go from the pump down and see where it is wet, have...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-21-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By 54packman
Re: please help!! windshield wipers quit..

I have seen many where the wiper arm shafts have seazed up, disconnect the rods going to the motor and make sure you can move both shafts before condemming the motor, it is a real pita removing the...
Forum: S-Series General 07-10-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By 54packman
Re: 99 SL1 Paint Code

That was my car after a Beck taxi took out the side, so I just changed the door skin and mirror, I do have another mirror too, those parts where on my car like that for a couple of weeks till I found...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 07-10-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,767
Posted By 54packman
Re: wrecked front end

Done many, you need a spot weld cutter, to drlll all the spot welds, and a welder to put it back in. If its only the rad support I can have them done I. A few hrs but if the frame rails are bent it...
Forum: S-Series General 07-10-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By 54packman
Re: 99 SL1 Paint Code

Iam in Oshawa now, the door is in colborne right now, but will pick it up on the weekend and will have it Monday, did you get another mirror yet? As I think I may have another as well too.
Forum: S-Series General 07-09-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By 54packman
Re: Time to say Goodbye?!? snif...

I have to do the exhaust on mine too, but everything is rusted from the cat back, one night I should stay late and bend up a new piece of stainless to put in, and then use a stainless magnaflow on...
Forum: S-Series General 07-09-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By 54packman
Re: 99 SL1 Paint Code

I just may have what you need,I picked up this door and fender for my car and was to my to repaint it but found a red door and fender a week later at the jy
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-04-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By 54packman
Re: All these codes

If its running like crap , with an EGR code, try blocking the EGR ports frist, then deal with the cam shaft error, bad plugs,wires or coils or coil pack module, then replace o2 after the cat, and...
Forum: S-Series General 07-02-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By 54packman
Re: Failed smog 3x due to NOx. Out of ideas....

Another thing to check is the engine thermostat, if the motor is running a bit hotter than normal the NOX will also go up, we had a GM 3.8l that had no EGR and had to pull the thermostat, and run...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-29-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,497
Posted By 54packman
Re: Installing New Brake Lines & Master Cylinder

Top front , goes to front left, top rear goes to right front, lower rear goes to back left. And front lower goes to back right wheel.
Forum: S-Series General 06-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By 54packman
Re: bench bleeding concept

Some new maste cylinders will come with a bench blessing kit, I find they don't seal well enough and do suck air back, I have a bunch of different fittings and already made up I keep in my box, once...
Forum: S-Series General 06-20-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By 54packman
Re: Master Cylinder questions

I normally check master with engine off, and pull the vacuum line out of the booster. As you push the brake pedal down there is about 1/4 to 1/2 inch travel in the booster, sometimes easier to feel...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-17-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By 54packman
Re: water pump gasket

I normally use the yellow weather strip adhesive to hold the paper or the orings in place
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-17-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By 54packman
Re: 99 SL2 drove through high water wont crank

Just pull all the plugs out, and then crank the engine, any excess water will blow out the plug holes, crank for 30 sec or so , as starter will have almost no load. Check plug conditions and replace...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-15-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By 54packman
Re: Loss of power?

You could always use an vacuum cleaner and see how much suction you getnon the other end , or put it on blow and see what will go through.
Forum: S-Series General 06-12-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By 54packman
Re: Tightening LCA/Cradle bolt

One problem I have noticed is if you tighten the bolt with the control arm hanging, when the control arm is moved up past the normal ride hight position it can put too much strain on the rubber...
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