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Old 02-18-2004, 11:17 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by PontiacDad
With no belt your water pump wasnt working, did you overheat the engine?
I believe he said:

and my pulley belt is hanging off
That just means no supercharger. He should've had water pump, power steering, AC, etc....., just no boost. But, just to let you know, with no cooling system, the engine doesn't stay cold very long at all, believe me.....

I drove my friend home in my STE 1.5 miles when I had a big hole in the radiator so there was no coolant in it, and by the time I got home (about 5 minutes after I left) the temperature gauge was pegged (260*F), and the SES light was on. I didn't notice it 'till I was a block away from my house though. I'm just hoping I didn't warp a head or something. Its very possibly being iron block and aluminum heads, but I haven't seen any symptoms of it yet. (luckily)

So with no water pump, don't try to drive anywhere very far away, you probably aren't gonna make it.

1990 Maroon Grand Prix STE McLaren 3.1 Intercooled Turbo, 14.695 @ 94.49 on 12psi before cam/heads/etc.
1990 Bright Red Grand Prix McLaren 3.1 Intercooled Turbo, 14.819 @ 92.72, 189whp
1999 Grand Prix GT 9.75:1|K&N|160 tstat|No Ubend/Cat/Res|UD Pulleys|Ported M90/TB/Heads|XPZ|2.55"|Pacesetters|Stage 2 I/C. 12.442 @ 112.78
2000 Blue Bonneville SSEi Supercharged Gutted Airbox|K&N|3.4"|1.9'*|WP Pulley|Custom DHP|180*stat|41932'*|No Cat. 14.681 @ 94.80
2002 Dark Cherry Grand Prix GTP Supercharged & Intercooled
12.084 @ 114.38 w/1.743 60', 315.6whp, Fastest Stock Cam M90 GTP!
NOW XP CAMMED, 340.6whp with XP, stock heads, Gen 3 M90, 11.984 @ 115.84 w/1.750 60'!
Most HP Stock Heads Gen 3 M90 GTP!
2004 Red Monte SS Supercharged K&N|3.4 Pulley|1.9'*|180*stat|41919 plugs|3" dp|No cat/ubend|DHP|Shift Kit. 14.2 @ 98
GOT BOOST??? Friends dont let friends drive stock!
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