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Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,050
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
I do know the difference, but both apply to...

I do know the difference, but both apply to one-another. Rubber will wear metal too you know, it won't rip it apart like a chain can, but it will make the teeth wear slowly but surely. There's also...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,050
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Does that not answer your question? If there's no...

Does that not answer your question? If there's no need to do something, why bother?
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 04:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,492
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
And what havent I backed up?

And what havent I backed up?
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 04:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,492
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Re-read it, it says manifolds aren't quite as...

Re-read it, it says manifolds aren't quite as effective as headers.

What do you mean headers are garbage? That's probably the best mod you can do to your exhaust for power.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,050
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Ask yourself this: Do mechanics change the timing...

Ask yourself this: Do mechanics change the timing belt gear if it's not necessary?
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 04:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,492
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Sure. As you may know, daily driver vehicles...

Sure.

As you may know, daily driver vehicles depend on back-pressure to perform properly. Let's start with the exhaust manifolds/headers. You have to understand this to why it affects your exhaust...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 04:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,593
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
The gears are fine. You don't have to replace the...

The gears are fine. You don't have to replace the gears. The gears don't take as much of a beating as 2 feet of chain. Only if the gears had any wear showing on them would I replace them, which they...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 04:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,593
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Haha, it's all done with a small webcam, so...

Haha, it's all done with a small webcam, so quality is somewhat...crappy. You want a picture of the crobar? It has a chain. I also tossed the chain, I would never put the same chain in an engine,...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 04:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,492
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
You lose bottom-end when you go with a bigger...

You lose bottom-end when you go with a bigger exhaust system, but gain more top. Fuel economy also drops, as most driving is done in the bottom-end.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 04:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,593
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
I have only the finished ones of my car, the ones...

I have only the finished ones of my car, the ones below, you think it came outta a car looking that good? But I have more of my current one if you like, I have the head gasket in about 5 different...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 03:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,593
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Nows when I break out the pictures of the 3.1 I'm...

Nows when I break out the pictures of the 3.1 I'm re-building.

A) No it doesn't, refer to pictures of intake

B) First off, you remove the head to clean it off, man, I like how you claim to know so...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 01:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,593
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Man, people don't post and rag if you don't know...

Man, people don't post and rag if you don't know what you're talking about.

A) There are no pins in an intake gasket
B) The rest of the intake gasket held down by the intake manifold, so it can't...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-11-2005, 12:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,593
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
You're an idiot. Aluminum is flexible, it only...

You're an idiot. Aluminum is flexible, it only has to flex about 1mm to get it out. How is that a hack? You've probably never even worked on one before. When it comes to anything to do with the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-10-2005, 11:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,593
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
In a sort, yes. People usually re-build engines...

In a sort, yes. People usually re-build engines because they can't find another, for instance the misses here with the sunbird, she wouldn't get the engine re-built, she'd just get a used...
Forum: Domestic Cars 04-10-2005, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,035
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Cavaliers need a top speed limiter? :laughing: As...

Cavaliers need a top speed limiter? :laughing: As far as I know the only engine that will drop in with "little" trouble is the 2.4. I wouldn't suggest making a Cavalier a "race car" either, they're...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-10-2005, 04:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,355
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Oh yah, forgot about those old style fuses, those...

Oh yah, forgot about those old style fuses, those are even easier to work with :thumbs: All you gotta do is touch the metal part of the fuse, easy as that.

I have MSN: liquid_0xygen@hotmail.com...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-10-2005, 04:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,355
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Told you :P. So yep, you forsure have a...

Told you :P. So yep, you forsure have a drain.

As I said in my previous post, quickest place to look is at the fuses, check every one, I'm not sure if your vehicle has them in the cab and under the...
Forum: Domestic Cars 04-10-2005, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,380
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
You probably need a new servo, which has a big...

You probably need a new servo, which has a big rubber boot on it, and a throttle cable hooked up to it, it'll have two vaccum hoses and an electrical connector hooked up to it. Get a used servo if...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-10-2005, 04:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,355
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
You must no't have been making good contact on...

You must no't have been making good contact on the cable then, because the ground cable is connected to the body, so it should make no difference, really.

So you have a drain, hook your battery back...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-10-2005, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
If you ask me, they're mighty gay. Just for...

If you ask me, they're mighty gay. Just for people who show off and just are asking to get their car broken into. Put the money under the hood where it makes a difference, not the Fast and the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-10-2005, 03:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,355
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
... Alarm systems have 1 shock sensor. The only...

... Alarm systems have 1 shock sensor. The only way to detect a broken window without a shock sensor is with that special conductive tape they put on buildings, and I'm betting your car doesn't have...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-09-2005, 11:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,473
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
And that's why you ignore the lights and watch...

And that's why you ignore the lights and watch the gauges :thumbs: My cars low-coolant level light comes on intermitantly all the time, now that it's getting hotter it's always on, I put the scanner...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-09-2005, 02:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,593
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Anything that requires replacing.. Crank, Cam,...

Anything that requires replacing.. Crank, Cam, Pistons, Rods, Lifters, Pushrods, Valve Springs.. those are just some of the common ones.
Forum: General Chat 04-08-2005, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,537
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
As a realible car and a decent car, I'd say an...

As a realible car and a decent car, I'd say an older Olds or Buick with the 3800 engine. Very good engines in those cars, very few trans problems, just an all around good old car. Around 89-93 area...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 04-08-2005, 04:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,593
Posted By 88GrandPrixSE
Not necessarily. The head gasket could have...

Not necessarily. The head gasket could have easily been blown after the O2 sensor was replaced, there probably was a problem with the O2 sensor, and the two just happened in succession, so it looks...
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