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Forum: S-Series Tech 09-16-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By C52
Re: Need a new radiator

Actually it seems I have asked the question wrong, what I meant to ask was of the available rads for my vehicle on Rock Auto, other than the GM OEM, which one would be best? This is because my...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-14-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By C52
Need a new radiator

My radiator just sprung a small leak and I was thinking about either getting the CSF or Denso brand radiator from Rock Auto.

I will not spend the extra money for an all aluminum radiator or the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-02-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By C52
Re: computer for 97 SL1

Does this mean a custom programming could also be done, one not emissions focused but rather focusing on maximum MPG or horsepower?
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-21-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By C52
Re: AC Repair

I've decided to try to find the leak first before throwing parts at it. The UV light I have is the tube style and not very bright, harbor freight has one for about $8, then I will remove the AC...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-21-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By C52
Re: AC Repair

There is one other detail I forgot to mention, last year when I attempted to repair my AC I could hear a hissing coming from the low pressure hose valve so I did replace the valve, but it was still...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-21-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By C52
Re: AC Repair

The hand held vacuum pump I used is for testing vacuum diaphragms back when cars used to have rubber vacuum lines attached to such parts.

I've looked at all visible parts, and can see no leaks...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-19-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By C52
AC Repair

I'm planning on attempting another AC repair this year to hopefully get it working. Last year I used a hand held vacuum pump attached with a cut recharge hose and I got to a vacuum of the max on the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-02-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By C52
Re: P0420 ? / Will this Catalytic Converter work for me ?

As you live in a state without emissions inspections and the O2 sensor is before the catcon if you do not wish to spend the money you could simply hack saw the old cat con off and replace with a...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-19-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By C52
Re: clunking while braking, occasionally on steering

I have found the best way to proceed on problems such as these is to get a free front end inspection at a shop such as muffler man.

When I had such problems they showed me the play in my bad...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-19-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By C52
Re: Adding to the Tool Box

When I replaced my belt tensioner I followed this simple procedure:

Remove upper motor mount

Place block of wood on floor jack

Jack up engine with wood against oil pan.

This provided...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-06-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By C52
Re: Fuel Tank swap 98 Sc2 coupe from different years

Sorry for the confusion Billr, I was asking to original posted if he could post a picture.
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-06-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By C52
Re: Fuel Tank swap 98 Sc2 coupe from different years

If you could post a picture of the hole, we could eliminate all other possible repair options. As a fuel tank is not pressurized, depending on the location of the hole, I would have no problem JB...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-25-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By C52
Re: Hey everyone theres a Rrock Auto close out sale !

To find the close out parts for your specific vehicle, find your vehicle in the Rock Auto parts catalog, then to the right of the engine size you will see an orange RSS button, click on that then on...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-25-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By C52
Re: Motor Mount

I recently replaced all 4 of my motor mounts with the DEA Marmon mounts with the first design top mount, they made a huge difference as all 4 were bad and they had a package deal with all 4 mounts...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-31-2021, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By C52
Re: Idle then dies but doesn't

Although I'm not an expert like many here, the first thing I would do is check the IAC motor for proper function then remove it and check/clean any carbon build up on the pintle or where the needle...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-28-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By C52
Re: My latest problem

Here is a picture of the finished connection.

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=60631&stc=1&d=1611807235
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-27-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By C52
Re: My latest problem

If you view some of my many recent postings, I have been doing many repairs lately, and have perhaps removed the battery cable more than needed, like when replacing the fuel filter, and preparing to...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-27-2021, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By C52
My latest problem

After many times disconnecting and reconnecting the positive battery cable recently, the time before last it was very difficult to get the threads to "catch" to tighten down, and the last time...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-25-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By C52
Re: Fuel Rail Replacement

Because I damaged the soft aluminum part of the fuel rail where the fuel line connects, and made a repair most have thought to be unsafe.

See this topic:...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-20-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By C52
Re: Fuel Rail Replacement

I got a used fuel rail and made it as far as taking the bracket off of the intake manifold that holds the throttle cable when one of the bolts rounded off. There is no way to get a socket in there...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-18-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By C52
Fuel Rail Replacement

Is there a step by step guide somewhere on what exactly needs to be removed to replace the fuel rail? Mine has a round metal piece attached to it, none of the replacements I see on ebay have this...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-14-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By C52
Re: Fuel Filter Installation

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Forum: S-Series Tech 01-14-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By C52
Re: Fuel Filter Installation

Here is the finished temporary or not repair. I cut the metal line off of the old fuel filter, cut the bad part off of the fuel rail behind the raised part, filed the ends, deburred the insides,...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-14-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By C52
Re: Fuel Filter Installation

Is it possible to unclip the injectors and leave them untouched installed in the engine and just disconnect the fuel rail itself? Also if I had this all apart, if the injectors would not be too...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-14-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By C52
Re: Fuel Filter Installation

I just watched a video on compression unions, they said they are not for use with fuel, but they may work anyways? . I suppose I could flare both ends as you suggested, but doing so would require...
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