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Forum: S-Series Tech 09-28-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,354
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: oil drain bolt keeps spinning, will not come off.

pulley is off, that's just the start of the fun! the bolts holding the drain pan on are a PITE (pain in the eye, due to stuff falling on you) and are quite awkward. Loosen the passenger dog bone...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-22-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Any idea to improve the front suspension?

control arms and tie rods help a lot, i've replaced those, but not my struts, and handling was immediately improved. a proper alignment can be tricky to find done right, saturn has a particular spec.
Forum: S-Series Mods 08-17-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,444
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Minor Street Build Questions

power, efficiency, pick one; increased horsepower generally requires more fuel.
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-31-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: A/C Tools and parts list

O-Rings:

https://www.amazon.ca/Advanced-Design-Model-ATD-356-Assortment/dp/B000M5YYPU/ref=pd_bxgy_263_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=DQCT1JQTCWK9MVYPPZ80

Advanced Tool Design Model ATD-356 270 Piece...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-31-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: A/C Tools and parts list

Vacuum pump:

https://www.amazon.ca/Weber-Displays-Single-Stage-Suitable/dp/B00J7V0VCA/ref=aag_m_pw_dp?ie=UTF8&m=A27AEWDKNDG0DQ

Weber Displays Single Stage 1 - Stage 4CFM 1/3HP Rotary Vane...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-31-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: A/C Tools and parts list

Manifold gauge:

https://www.amazon.ca/Yellow-Jacket-41315-Manifolds-Gauges/dp/B0039K725O/ref=cm_wl_huc_item

Yellow Jacket 41315 Series 41 Manifolds with 2-1/2" Gauges, 60", psi,...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-31-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By robb_sc2
Information A/C Tools and parts list

Going to make this thread to post info about tools and parts needed for fixing A/C problems. Feel free to add/discuss/bash the suggestions and posts
Forum: S-Series General 07-28-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: 414,220. Retired

sounds like a saturn fan! one dies, another ready to step up and take its place. Good on you, I hope to do similar, though I don't think I'll find any sub 100k kms cars around here rust free.
Forum: S-Series General 07-27-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: How much damage will overfilling cause

As a side note, the oil pan is mostly perpendicular to the long axis of the car, and the dipstick comes down pretty close to the centre line of the short axis. All this means that whether your car is...
Forum: S-Series General 07-27-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Best speaker and size

no no, what you need are baffles. These are little foam pockets that you install around the speakers and they make the sound, especially bass, incredibly more defined. like these:...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-25-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: How important are these to structural integrity?

they probably wouldn't have built them if they weren't necessary...
Forum: S-Series Mods 07-25-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: 02 Saturn SC2 5 Speed Turbo?

here's a build by the company:

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/saturn-sc-turbo-specialty-file take a look at page 3, net cost, $28k. for a car that sold for $12k or so... and keep in mind the...
Forum: S-Series General 07-20-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,530
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: The $700 Saturn

is that a Sky/Solstice in the background?
Forum: S-Series General 07-10-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Top Tier Gasoline Benefits

to be fair, I think the Saturns are more like the malnourished/super skinny person with absolutely no muscles. Overweight? not my car... I either run out of gears or horsepower
Forum: S-Series General 07-10-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Compliment today

maybe the cop was a member of the board, and has his/her own stash of saturns :)
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-29-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: How/should I replace condenser in 98 Saturn SL2??

pretty sure someone will suggest this too, in more detail, but: you probably need to make sure high and low sides are correct pressures at a high idle (2k rpm). Condenser clogged sounds reasonable,...
Forum: S-Series General 06-23-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,762
Posted By robb_sc2
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-15-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Engine Swap Blues

not sure about the fuse blowing, but your fuel float definitely should read a changing resistance with movement of the float (unless this is some kind of fancy electronics in the gas tank...). What...
Forum: S-Series General 06-08-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Photo Contest - Best Background

high end neighbourhood?

I do like the green car/green scenery though...
Forum: S-Series General 06-06-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,173
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Hated to do it.. But it's done

Can't fault your logic! I just keep racking up the km's, but if the motor blows up, I'll probably get another cheap car while I fix this one. But I'm cheap, and hate payments :)
Forum: S-Series General 06-06-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Brake Guard

It's just the dust-shield, it is not a critical part, though it does keep dust/water/dirt away from brake parts, which is nice. Your brakes go spinning round and round at 1000's of rpms through all...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-01-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Missing OBDII Port?

an electric conversion, you should start a new thread with info, pictures, etc. I think some of us would be very interested!
Forum: S-Series General 05-30-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Am I pushing my Saturn too hard?

I do a twice-weekly trip of ~4 hrs at 110 kph (around 75 mph?) sometimes up to 130 kph for passing, flow, etc. Oil consumption is pretty consistent, around half a liter round trip, engine temps never...
Forum: S-Series General 05-30-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Selling My 99 SL2 After 2 Years

OEM floor mats, though!
Forum: S-Series General 05-25-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,936
Posted By robb_sc2
Re: Dimming headlights and gauge lights

I, too, bought my 1999 SC2 @ auction, about 6 yrs and about 150k kms ago. Other than brakes, tires, tie-rods, etc, been quite reliable!
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