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Forum: Ion General 05-29-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By kaylan87
What to lubricate my 05 Ion lock mechanism with?

Hey Guys,

So I have an 05 Saturn Ion that started feeling very stiff when turning the key in the drivers side door early last year. This car is a base 1 model...no power locks.

I dealt with the...
Forum: Ion General 01-23-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,370
Posted By kaylan87
Re: 2004 Ion trunk leak

Bummer dude.

My 06 Ion seems to have had a leak as well. And Im going to try the "hide in trunk while someone sprays my car with a hose" test as well. If anyways, Im just going to try caulking...
Forum: Ion General 01-22-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By kaylan87
Side Door Belt Molding/Trim...Fix vs Replacement

So like a lot of ION owners, the belt molding on my doors has started to warp some. It looks just like the following picture:

https://imgur.com/a/KSlqX

I looked up the parts for replacing...
Forum: Ion General 01-22-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By kaylan87
Part Number For Top Windshield Trim?

So the top Windshield Trim (where the windshield meets the roof of the car) is missing a piece on my 06 Ion. Dunno when it feel off. So I want to replace it.

Ive searched online a ton, but for the...
Forum: Ion General 09-15-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By kaylan87
How bad is this rust under my car? Mechanic says wire brush & rustoleum it. Thoughts?

http://imgur.com/a/iPeKf

Check out the pics. What parts are those btw? (im a car noob) I think one is the sway bar right? Whats the part with the holes covering the sway bar?

The bar looks bad,...
Forum: S-Series General 09-04-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Weird dipping/warp on bumper. Anyone else?

Behind Closeup:
http://i.imgur.com/pxfLxce.jpg

Ground View Outside Closeup:
http://i.imgur.com/tQWABaZ.jpg

Underneath View of Bumper Inside:
http://i.imgur.com/IT22vMe.jpg
Forum: S-Series General 09-04-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By kaylan87
Weird dipping/warp on bumper. Anyone else?

Check out the pictures. My Saturn has had this weird warp in the lower inside lip of the rear bumper since I bought it earlier this year. I finally found it annoying enough to want to fix it.

Im...
Forum: Ion General 06-30-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Anyone else have problems with water in their taillights?

I think Id rather find the leak and seal it rather than spend money buying a new taillight :P
Forum: Ion General 06-29-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By kaylan87
Question Anyone else have problems with water in their taillights?

My 05 Ion had what I thought was a simple condensation problem in the left taillight assembly. I wanted to fix it but put it off for a couple months.

Then I got pulled over yesterday and the...
Forum: S-Series General 05-04-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By kaylan87
Forum: S-Series General 03-27-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By kaylan87
Question What the heck is this dirty foam on the inside of my back doors?

This probably belongs in the general forum, but I wanted this to get more views...plus I figured maybe S series may have this on their cars too?

Check out this picture I took....
Forum: Ion General 03-27-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,829
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Whats Your Best MPG ???

Also, I average about 70 mph speed on the highway
Forum: Ion General 03-27-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,829
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Whats Your Best MPG ???

I average around 30 mpg in my 05 Ion Automatic. I expected more, but cannot complain. Id say I do about 70% highway driving.
Forum: Ion General 03-27-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Finally bought my first Saturn. Did I get a decent deal?

Thanks for posting.

Anyone else care to chime in? Its been a good little car so far.
Forum: Ion General 02-28-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By kaylan87
Idea Finally bought my first Saturn. Did I get a decent deal?

I've been lurking and lightly posting here for a few years. Ive wanted a Saturn for some time now because of the dent resistant body panels, less worry about rust in my northeast state, and the...
Forum: S-Series General 02-07-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 1,062,288
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Bonehead Saturn Craigslist find of the day

Im from around this area and have seen that car during my Saturn hunts.

Absolutely ridiculous listing. And its pathetic that this guy thinks anyones gonna contact him for that price...especially...
Forum: S-Series General 01-03-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Unsure if I should buy my first Saturn this week. Help weigh the pros and cons

Update,

So I bought a single owner Ford Escort today. 1998, less than 40k miles, white, pristine interior...exterior has no panel rust...like new tires, and the only problem was the front bumper...
Forum: S-Series General 01-02-2016, 12:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Unsure if I should buy my first Saturn this week. Help weigh the pros and cons

Im pretty aware of the fact that vehicles under $3000 are older with higher mileage. Im fine with that, as I simply need a decent commuter vehicle for a few months while I settle into my new job.
...
Forum: S-Series General 01-01-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Unsure if I should buy my first Saturn this week. Help weigh the pros and cons

Thanks for the discussion everyone. At the moment, it doesn't appear I will be getting a Saturn. I still really want one, but cannot seem to find a good car and a good seller in my area.

I viewed...
Forum: S-Series General 12-30-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Unsure if I should buy my first Saturn this week. Help weigh the pros and cons

Thanks for the post. I was really wowed by that guy crying over his car. Was it one of his first vehicles?

Anyways, tell me about the weather in the northwest. Im in the Northeast...so it gets...
Forum: S-Series General 12-29-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Unsure if I should buy my first Saturn this week. Help weigh the pros and cons

That's the thing, I don't have much patience for repair and rust this time around, so I am going to spend more if necessary. But I also don't want to overpay for something that's just needed...
Forum: S-Series General 12-29-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Unsure if I should buy my first Saturn this week. Help weigh the pros and cons

Now you guys have me really second guessing getting a Saturn. In this thread I've read that:

1. Automatics will have a slew of issues compared to Manuals. I can't drive stick btw...and won't be...
Forum: S-Series General 12-28-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By kaylan87
Unsure if I should buy my first Saturn this week. Help weigh the pros and cons

If this is too long, please skip to the bottom for a TL;DR question.

Ok, so about 2 years ago I was in the market for a used car and considered buying a Saturn. I ended up buying a late 90s Chevy...
Forum: S-Series General 11-18-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Is this 98 SL2 a good buy?

Just wanted to update you guys. I didn't buy that car. It was in poor condition and heres why;

Although it drove ok, it didn't start right away. Took about 4 or 5 cranks to start. It was one of...
Forum: S-Series General 11-03-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By kaylan87
Re: Is this 98 SL2 a good buy?

LOL! I know the ad is garbage. I normally skip over ads without pics, but my buddy told me I can miss diamonds in the rough by doing that. Considering I live in the burbs, and my price range, Id have...
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