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Forum: S-Series General 05-04-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By zmarrott
Re: DOHC engine valve cover interchanable?

it might be an engine out of a 96? it was replaced at 212k by the previous owner. got the paperwork for it somewhere. anyways, another question. whats the best way to get a snapped off bolt out of...
Forum: S-Series General 05-04-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By zmarrott
DOHC engine valve cover interchanable?

so i have a '95 SC2 and yesterday i went to change the valve cover gasket and realized my plastic valve cover is cracked in many places. i repaired 2 cracks that went through and realized theres a...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-08-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 95 SC2 Head Gasket Replacement

because this happened
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-08-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 95 SC2 Head Gasket Replacement

coolant went onto ALL chlinders whe i pulledd the head off other than that i wasnt leaking coolant into the cylinders. coolant level was holding pretty well since i last filled it about 2 months ago
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-08-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By zmarrott
95 SC2 Head Gasket Replacement

im part way through replacing the head gasket and opun removing the head, i noticed something peculiar about the cylinders. 1 looks almost perfectly clean, 2 looks way too dirty, and 3 and 4 look...
Forum: Ion Tech 03-05-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By zmarrott
2003 Ion 3 low power

my uncles car been running bedly for a few months now and we arent sure what is wrong with it. just ran a compression test and it put out 180+ psi on all 4 cylinders. when the engine is at temp it...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-05-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

so instead of doing a leak down teat due to how expensive they are, i just pulled cylinder 1 and 2 spark plugs and disconnected their fuel injectors on the hunch that my head gasket break was between...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-03-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

coolant is fine at the moment, and if it is leaking to the cylinders, i havent lost much. i havent driven it since saturday. ive only ran it low on coolant once about 3 months ago when the water pump...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-03-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

so got the compression ressults. cylinders 1 and 2 are pushing about 30 psi and cylinders 3 and 4 are pushing 150-180. thats just confusing to me. i tested from left to right and after getting to...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-02-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

will definitely test that when my friend gets here. and pulling that fuse will be much easier than unplugging each plug and injector for the compression test
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-02-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

ok so now that cylinder location is cleared up, thank you oldnuc, if theres a burned valve would i hear anything if i place a stethescope to the top of the headders for each cylinder? havent gotten...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-02-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

going off of the coil packs its 4 1 2 3. ive never seen an inline 4 actually be 1 2 3 4. firing order is probably something like 2 4 1 3. i know how they the basics of how they work, but i need to...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-02-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

and to be honest the ses light is probably cuz of what i did with the intake temp sensor. its not actually in the intake, just dangling in the front corner of the car somewhere
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-02-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

it was a true cold air, untill the original filter broke from being too close to the ground. so i took off the lower half of it and now it functions as more of a ram air than a cold air. i presume...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-02-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

just to check: from left to right the cylinder numbers go 4 1 2 3 correct?
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-02-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

OldNuc, the exhaust ends after the CAT and isnt the issue. its run like that many times without issue. and ive been getting the code since the exhaust was still stock. it came as a result of the cold...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-02-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

ive been getting a check engine light constantly ever since i installed my cold air intake over a year ago. its off when i start the car but comes on after about 10 min. dont remember what code cuz...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-01-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

oh, one more question for the night: if per say it is a timing issue, does anyone know if the dohc engine would make contact between the valves and the pistons on total timing failure? i dont know...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-01-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

well i do redline it commonly, so that would make sense. not able to do anything yet on it for probably a few days tho. should it be fine running it to go get parts and tools? im trying to be very...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-01-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

would a burned valve happen suddenly? i feel like that would be a slow process. it happened while i was driving, and it started fine, then part way through the drive it suddenly changed. didnt notice...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-01-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
Re: 1995 SC2 Timing Problem

how do you get a specific cylinder from a basic description of the problem? i do have a valve tap, but its been there for almost a year and im pretty sure it was an intake valve because i couldnt...
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-01-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By zmarrott
1995 SC2 Timing Problem

So just today i felt the exhaust note of the car change and have a big reduction of power. ive narrowed it down to a timing issue due to it sounding very similar to my uncles ion that had the timing...
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-19-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,872
Posted By zmarrott
Re: '95 SC2 weak power steering

tensioner is brand new. had to replace that a few weeks ago due to it squeaking on the alternator. where might i find said valves to check them?
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-18-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,872
Posted By zmarrott
'95 SC2 weak power steering

So recently my beast of a car decided to add one more thing to the list of needed repairs. im not sure the cause but my power steering has become all but useless. i dont really notice it much while...
Forum: S-Series Mods 11-21-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,623
Posted By zmarrott
Re: S Series Model Similarities

though again comes the issue of i cant find any first gen sc1 near me
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