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Forum: S-Series General 08-27-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: If Jay Leno Adds A Saturn to His Collection?

My guess would be the ďOne of noneĒ yellow Sc1 that was a competitive turbocharged racer.
That had to be online close to 15 years ago. Wonder what happened to that car?
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-26-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Shifter sticking

Thanks Billr,
I will give it a try. Would be a blessing to not have to add another repair to my list.
Been feeling like Russí repair shop around here lately.
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-26-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Ccrussell
Shifter sticking

Hi,
Recently we experienced heavy rains and the interior of my SC2 got fairly soaked.
Think it came in through the sunroof, which is the least of my concern:
Yesterday the key could not be removed...
Forum: S-Series General 08-13-2021, 02:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: I hate ABS

Was it not Bendix that pioneered ABS for aircraft first?
I have owned several abs equipped vehicles over the years, and generally do not care for it. My brain is wired reaction wise to how I learned...
Forum: S-Series Mods 08-10-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Let The Headliner Repair Begin!

Nice job! Looks very professional.
Love the black color.
Watch out with the Methyl Ethyl ketone, is some wickedly nasty stuff. Like skull and crossbones. Absorbed easily through the skin. Used in...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-09-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Torque converter seal

Thank you sir.
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-08-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Ccrussell
Torque converter seal

Hello,
I am changing the transmission in my car with a salvage yard transmission .changed both axle seals wondering if it is also necessary to change the torque converter seal? May seem like a...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-19-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Ccrussell
Sl1 flange gasket

Hello
Does anyone know if the flange gasket for the exhaust manifold to down pipe is 2 1/4 inch? I have replaced these before and have another that is currently leaking. Probably due to the pipe...
Forum: S-Series General 07-16-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Economy ? Seriously ?

My SC2 automatic is good for consistent 31-32 mpg.
My SL1 automatic is consistent at or above 40 mpg. Hence my preference during the daily commute. At 800 miles per week itís obvious better choice....
Forum: S-Series General 07-16-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Log Books

Yes I do also.
Keep them in the garage near the tools. Too hard to remember which car got rotors and which is due for periodic maintenance etc …
fuel mileage I do at each fill up just for fun.
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-16-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Painting the Headliner?

I used 3M spray adhesive. Costly as mentioned, but has held together as well as first installed, nearly 8 years ago.SL1 car.
Want to do my SC2 soon but been putting it off as it is more complex with...
Forum: S-Series General 07-14-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: How did you get involved with Saturn

Wow,
I lived in Danbury Ct in the early 90s. Kids both graduated HS there.
Nice town.
Forum: S-Series General 07-10-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By Ccrussell
How did you get involved with Saturn

I thought about this many times I donít know if thereís a thread here about this in the past?
Anyway just about 20 years ago my wife turned me onto Saturns she had a twin cam manual trans. A lot of...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-10-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Pulling SC2 transmission

Hey,
Well I am starting to pull it apart today think Iím going to leave the intake manifold in the car pull the motor , then pull the transmission separately Iíll have more room to work once itís...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-10-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Pulling SC2 transmission

Well the ďnew ď transmission has arrived. Came out of Kansas, covered in red soil like it had sat for a long period. Came with all connectors in place, thatís good. Sure to have kept the connections...
Forum: S-Series General 07-08-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Where does everyone look for old S-Series for sale?

Hey,
Used to be there were many S series on local Craigslist listings. Rare anymore.
I find facebook to be too flaky . Sadly even a great junkyard near me currently has only 1 in stock, which...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-07-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Pulling SC2 transmission

Hi
Yes, yes see your point. At this point it is coming apart as a package.
True , reinstallation will be much easier putting the transmission and so forth back on the engine.
Thankyou
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-07-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Pulling SC2 transmission

Hello,
The auto doesn't have the input shaft to worry about so comes out easy enough independent of the engine.[/QUOTE]
So you are saying it is possible once separated from engine , to pull...
Forum: S-Series General 07-06-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 16,858
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: S-Series Mileage Milestones 100k 150k 200k 250k and beyond

354,000 on my 99 sl1. But in all fairness thatís with a new engine rebuild and lots of maintenance
Forum: S-Series General 07-06-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Fake Bumblebee?

Hey
Still kicking myself for a pass on a 99 bumblebee last year at beginning of covid.
Blown engine on a ( diy oil change) otherwise nicely maintained vehicle. Oh well
Forum: S-Series General 07-06-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Massive Parts Lot - Orange SC and S-Series Parts For Sale

Hi;
Do you have four decent struts? Ship to 12566
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-06-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Satty- perfect jackstand/lift- Hope this helps someone

Hi ,
I just looked at those. What kind of stroke will those allow? Iím at that age also.
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-05-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Ccrussell
Wheel swap

Hello,
Does anyone know which wheels will swap on to an S series car from the rest of the Saturn line up ?
thanks
Or inexpensive wheel swaps otherwise?

I wish to put nicer wheels on a Sl1
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-05-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Pulling SC2 transmission

Hello,
Thanks for the clarification .
well I really didnít feel like pulling the motor, but, I guess at this point Iíve done it so many times itís not the end of the world.
Out the top it is...
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-04-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By Ccrussell
Re: Pulling SC2 transmission

Oh hi,
I should have mentioned this is an automatic. So it can be pulled from the top without pulling the engine? Or dropping the subframe? Perhaps I am misunderstanding.
Pulling the pair from the...
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