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Forum: S-Series Tech 12-15-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Highway stability scare

Maybe related:
Have you driven the car until the tires have warmed-up and lost their overnight flat spots and then jacked up one wheel and spun it by hand? Is the tire actually round without...
Forum: S-Series General 12-13-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Differential / Riing Gear for TAAT on ebay

I see different part numbers. ...but, they are a bargain
http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/data/12617/thumbs/4B1B27A7-6CAF-427E-B1F0-FB612BFCD20A.jpeg...
Forum: S-Series General 12-12-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By bumpdraft
Differential / Riing Gear for TAAT on ebay

Ebay lists some new 21007430 Differential Ring Gears for MP6 and MP7 (Automatic) TAAT ...
Forum: S-Series General 12-08-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Dust cap for 98 SL1

Rock Auto shows them under Wheel Bearing and Hub Assembly.
I do not see the cap listed seperately. Just clean and paint them the best you can.

Alternately, if you’re running bare steel wheels...
Forum: S-Series General 12-06-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 19,493
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: How many miles left once Low Fuel light comes on?

:cool:
That is so true!
Inspect your vehicle for a drain plug in the bottom of the fuel tank.
I purchased a Fumoto valve for my Isuzu so that I can rotate the fuel out during storage and remove...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-29-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 578
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Solder or crimp?

Many many moons ago, my dad spoke of a recall of heavy truck speedometers due to failed solder. I believe it was in calibration of the tension spring for the gauge needle. The end of the spring was...
Forum: S-Series General 11-29-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Windshield Swap

That is the exact correct tool for a 1978 Olds Cutlass windshield.
I tried it on my SC2 and it bent...and I am not particulary strong.
Forum: S-Series General 11-29-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Good car cover for sc2?

Maybe not the answer you want, but as a temporary measure...
A packing blanket, a Harbor Freight tarp and something to weight it down. Ugly, yet effective.
Forum: S-Series General 11-29-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Windshield Swap

If you have an air-powered glass removal tool, it is relatively easy.
BTB glass tools are magic, but expensive.
http://btbtools.com/
For the front glass, something from Harbor Freight would work...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-25-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,117
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: DIY windshield replacement

I paid $150 for PPWarehouse glass and had to drive 40 miles to get it.


...and do not use excess urethane along the bottom of the windshield or the top of the dash will not fit. But, don’t use...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-23-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,117
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: DIY windshield replacement

True that !

To get the correct cured thickness of urethane, use pieces of Marson Spreaders cut into small wedges and stack them like shims. Temporarily attach them to the steel with sheetmetal...
Forum: S-Series General 11-16-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Rear disc brakes...

O.E. ‘98
Throttle Body is Rochester
Catalytic Converter and Spark Plugs are AC Spark Plug
Rack and Pinion are Saginaw Steering Gear

^Union Labor^
Forum: S-Series General 11-16-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Rear disc brakes...

:stoplight
Maybe they experimented with it, but when they started building cars, they used a COOPERATIVE collaboration with Union Labor working with, and advising, Management. This is probably one...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-15-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: Condition of Valve System?

Congratulations on purchasing from a functional person who knew how to change oil ! :whoa:
Forum: S-Series General 11-13-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: “Coated” Wheel Weights

Yes, I know. I realize that salt must never touch alloy wheels. There are stone chips that must be kept full of wax. — And even then, they will corrode if salt touches them.
I have not ever had a...
Forum: S-Series General 11-11-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 2,263,042
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Kept up with local traffic: 60 mph in a 45 and 70 in a 55 mph zone.
Forum: S-Series General 11-10-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: “Coated” Wheel Weights

^I have a leaf shredder/vac with a plastic camshaft.^


My hope is that the clip gouge will be up under the tire and not on the finished, clear-coated edge of the rim.

Two Front Defender...
Forum: S-Series General 11-09-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: “Coated” Wheel Weights

Here is the new AA “MCN” Series lead weight temporarily just setting on an OE Alloy http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/data/13558/thumbs/E64653C9-246A-40DD-AD41-E55685F1B4C9.jpeg...
Forum: S-Series General 11-08-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: “Coated” Wheel Weights

Sounds like the “coated”, in this case, is a coating to keep the lead from dissolving into the environment. I will verify the profile and see how these weights fit the alloy rims.

Thank you —I’ve...
Forum: S-Series General 11-08-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By bumpdraft
“Coated” Wheel Weights

Are these “coated” wheel weights? http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/data/13558/thumbs/507F301F-C545-421E-980C-4570A2CC38C7.jpeg (http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=57747)

Here is...
Forum: S-Series General 11-06-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 2,263,042
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

15” High-Pressure Eco-Tire Survival Kit arrived :cool:http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/data/13558/thumbs/E3912B94-8641-4F9B-A13B-03B78180FFA5.jpeg...
Forum: S-Series General 11-05-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: War on tailgaters.

Are you suggesting...skunk junk in the trunk? I believe you are!
Forum: S-Series General 11-05-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: War on tailgaters.

That was before ubiquitous mass surveilance.
What you want is a video recorder to start building your defense case before anything happens. If you’re an insider, and part of a harassment mob, then...
Forum: S-Series General 11-04-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: feel like the lone ranger..

Do not fear rarity. It will build character ;)
I am the last survivng member of the Isuzu Trooper II 2.2-liter TurboDiesel Owners’ Club and Emporium ...and I feel fine :) I set the agenda. Everyone...
Forum: S-Series General 11-04-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 2,263,042
Posted By bumpdraft
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Removed the wobbly Defenders and installed the wobbly Turanzas pending making the Defenders & ebay re-manufactured wheels safe for highway use.
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