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Old 06-30-2006, 04:06 PM   #1
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I got the car back today from the tranny shop. Car shift wonderfully, very confident.

Here'* my problem, when I first got the car she was pretty peppy bone stock. After I had to replace the */C, she lost a lotta oommph. I know this a poor example, but I can't even light the god damn tires up from a stand still, or turning left or right! You'd think after a pulley, intake, exhaust and now a new tranny with a "shift kit" I'd be able to do that! Gravenge is just a dog for some reason...



I'm so tired of pooring money into this car and getting just more problems in return...
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miles do tend to take a toll on cars....
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Get that thing into Wren'* hands ASAP. If there'* something amiss, I'm sure he'll figure it out.
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Get that thing into Wren'* hands ASAP. If there'* something amiss, I'm sure he'll figure it out.
yeah, I think we'll just do a thurough inspection at WCBF. Can't get down there before then...
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wow...even my LN3 chirps the tires...have you done a compression check? It is true, miles do that! I'll bet if you rehoned the cylinders, restoring that nice crosshatch pattern and replacing the piston rings you would see a MUCH bigger increase in power. And maybe just a tad of compression loss through the head gasket...? I know you know all this, but, you know...just my 2 cents.
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has it been acting out of the ordinary (other than feeling slower)? how'* gas mileage?
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****! I finally looked over at my boost gauge, I'm only producing 1-2 libs. of boost?! WTF?! That'* whats causing her to be so slow!

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has it been acting out of the ordinary (other than feeling slower)? how'* gas mileage?
Normal and normal...
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Sounds like the tranny shop forgot to put back on a vacuum line and it is dumping boost altogether. Check them out.
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Sounds like the tranny shop forgot to put back on a vacuum line and it is dumping boost altogether. Check them out.
Not seeing anything disconnected...
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well u did say it happened after u replaced the supercharger..maybe a bad supercharger
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