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Old 07-16-2016, 04:20 PM   #4881
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Default Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Changed out my jy spoiler for another jy spoiler with better paint

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5th gear swap- .643 gear
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Old 07-17-2016, 01:29 PM   #4882
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Today I have reached 100k miles of ownership. Not bad for a $1600 car.

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1993 SL2 AT - 162k mi
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Old 07-17-2016, 01:52 PM   #4883
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Finished off a two day project of replacing the intake manifold gasket, new radiator, transmission cooling lines, trans fluid and filter change, and motor oil and filter change. Now it's throwing a P0404 EGR code, looks like that's next on the agenda.

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Old 07-18-2016, 12:47 PM   #4884
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Installed new front pads in the 1995 SL1 and installed new bleeders [lucky they didn't snap off] then bled front brakes.

1995 SL1 222,950 Well Oiled!!
1997 SL1 54,540 Just A Teenager!!
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Old 07-18-2016, 10:00 PM   #4885
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Well, not really on the car, but got 3 jy rear hubs and the person that pulled them, literally hack sawed through trailing arms, struts, and the two rear bars.

So spent all evening seperating all the parts. Thank God for hydrolic presses and torches.

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Old 07-19-2016, 06:58 AM   #4886
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Radiator fan quit working and engine temp briefly hit the red yesterday afternoon while my 17 year old daughter was driving to work. Five minutes before she left my wife had just returned from a 4 hour highway trip with no issues. Luckily my daughter noticed something was wrong, pulled over, turned the car off and called me for an assist.

I swapped vehicles with her, waited for the engine temp to get to 3 quarters and I limped it home with the interior heater and fan at full to pull the heat away from the engine and turning the engine off at the longer stop lights.

I pulled the radiator fan out of my 99 SL2 project car and swapped it in to the SL1 and all is well again. Took me about 2 hours to remove 2 fans and install 1 as I had a problem with one fastener removing the air filter box.

I have a need for a new battery tray now in the SL1 if I ever want to fasten that one bolt again.

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Old 07-23-2016, 04:18 PM   #4887
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Actually what I did for my Saturn yesterday. New EGR valve, screen gasket, and a new set of NGK plugs. Two days now and no "service engine soon" light. Fingers crossed that it's finally happy.

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Old 07-23-2016, 05:44 PM   #4888
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detailed the interior of my coupe, and made a list for a junkyard run for an SL2 my parents just picked up

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Old 07-24-2016, 12:53 AM   #4889
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Replaced ECTS and spark plugs, now temp gauge reads proper 3/8 and I have already noticed my fuel gauge needle is not moving as rapidly.

It also looks like I have a pretty new water pump on there. Just got the car a week or so ago, so I have been going through the car...1997 SL2 120k miles.

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Old 07-24-2016, 01:32 PM   #4890
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A couple days ago I added ~10 ounces of MotorKoke to the transmission. This is a truckers fav add. Running good!

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Old 07-24-2016, 09:46 PM   #4891
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Removed the full-metallic brake pads and installed a new set of O.E. ACDelco ceramic pads.
The metallic pads were to shine-up the rotors after grinding off the creeping edge rust that was cheese-gratering the ceramic pads. The ACDelco ceramic pads that were on there for years had started to crack and separate, but I had a new set ready...
Also, tightened the control arm - to - cradle bolts for good measure as suggested by someone here at SatFans.
Also, replaced a missing air-dam retention spring.

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"It doesn't work like that." ~Locke~

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