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Old 09-07-2006, 11:09 AM   #1
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Default If I may ask 2 */C related questions?

On a 95 SSEi

1. Do you need 1 or 2 bottles of */C oil when doing a refil?
2. When I had the */C apart I had a moment laps of intelligence and cleaned the rotors with Laquer Thinner. I know I know......never do that. My question is: I know I probably removed the coating off of the rotors so, have I caused any long turn damage, a loose of possible boost, both, or other?


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While you may have cleaned the epoxy off the rotors.. It'* not the end of the world and you need to keep moving forward on the car.

See my rotor cleaning post here.
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...54&highlight=A

I put those back in and drove about 3,000miles or so.. fuel mileage was fine.. power was lacking a little if you stomped the pedal from a stop. Otherwise..all seemed normal with slightly lower boost readings at wot.
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Thanks Bill, excellent right up. we now have 2 things in common. Can anyone shed some light on the first question?
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Buy two, use one, the other is your spare. M62'* use one, M90'* use two.

Take a pic of your rotors. Are they shiny silver now, or still a dull gray?
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Buy two, use one, the other is your spare. M62'* use one, M90'* use two.

Take a pic of your rotors. Are they shiny silver now, or still a dull gray?
Thanks Wren, I already have it all back together and had it running so pictures are going to be very difficult at this stage. Originally they had a dark brown, black, burnt type color, now they're a dull grey. I took it for a test drive around the block and noticed that it has more pickup than the 90 SSE but then we're talklng a difference of about 49 bhp. In general though, the pick up isn't something I would brag about sort of speak and the boost gauge doesn't really get up there much.
I believe stock HP on the 95 SSEi is around 225 bhp?

PS. not mods done other than a very slight port and polish of the */C.
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It doesn't sound like they're shiny aluminum, but the coating could have been weakened, and come off later with use.

You should be able to hit about 7-8psi with the stock pulley. Is it less boost now than before you cleaned it? Or the same? What are you getting before/after?
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It doesn't sound like they're shiny aluminum, but the coating could have been weakened, and come off later with use.

You should be able to hit about 7-8psi with the stock pulley. Is it less boost now than before you cleaned it? Or the same? What are you getting before/after?
Wren, the stock gauge goes up to "70" is that 7 psi of boost, is so I has never reached that ever.

When I purchased the car, it was in need of repairs and since those repairs it has never been plated, so I don't have any before/after mesurements. I would say that the boost is about the same as when I took it for a test drive, but then it was in need of a coupler at the time. When I take the car around the block it probably gets up to around 40 to maybe 50 on the boost gauge.
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Forgot you were one of them.

Your gauge is in KPA, not PSI. As I recall, 40-50 is about normal stock, so your rotor coating may be intact.

A worn coupler has no effect on boost whatsoever unless it'* completely broken.
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LOL

7psi..he'* Canadian eh!

If they were dull gray.. you might have been lucky.
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7psi..he'* Canadian eh!

If they were dull gray.. you might have been lucky.
My Lucky............I wish, but I can always hope.............As for being Canadian, Yessum and proud of it.
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