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View Poll Results: Should I keep my engine/tranny or should I swap?
Keep my engine/tranny 4 50.00%
Swap with a SSEI engine/tranny 4 50.00%
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Old 01-22-2008, 12:43 AM   #11
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Ok thanks for that info Grant. Question for you on all that information thought

How would I check if the LIM/UIM to see if it needs changing? and if it does how do you do it? What all is needed on doing it and what parts do you recommend?

Any certain transmission fluid you recommend and filter? any to avoid? How much fluid is needed after you change it? You think replacing the gasket would be smart to? If so do you put any stuff on it to keep it tacked down?

When you say if it looks good you can add a shift kit, how would I know if it looks good? And obiovusly Intense shift kit if it look ok.

What brand do you recommend for plugs and wires?

What Hi-flow cat do you recommend?

What sensors should I look at. When you say all, can you list what ones and is there somewere on here that shows were there all located?
No problem man, we are here to help each other. To check the LIM/UIM, see if your LIM gasket is black plastic. If it is and you have dex(pink) coolant in your coolant reservoir, do the repair. Refer to techinfo for repair info or just PM me. I just finished and can provide you with a parts list and tips. I am not sure what is best in tranny fluid and filter, I still need to do mine. The tranny fluid capacity is probably listed in your owners manual under specs. If your tranny is already messing up, don't put a shift kit in it. If it is in good shape and shifts as it should, no problem signs, a shift kit shouldn't hurt. Yes, either a Thrasher or Intense shift kit would be recommended. For plugs I plan on using Denso Iridiums. Just don't use Bosch. Hi-flow cat would be Magnaflow. All stainless, fairly cheap and good reputation. Sensors I would check would be O2. Also clean your TB when you do the UIM/LIM repair. It can cause a sticky throttle and can't help performance. For the Seafoam you just use 1/3 into the vacuum line, no more is needed. The other posters' directions were spot on but PM me if you are still a little confused.
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Ok I will be doing all those hopefully soon. I just got a job so thankfully money will be coming in so I can do all this..Still debating on what I want to do still. Only 2 votes in and I'm guessing it was you Grant and 93-sse but not sure and so far its 100%on keeping the stock engine/tranny. Just I love this car and much as I get disappointed with it...So still unsure but I will be doing those mantinences very soon..


Oh also Grant, my car doesn't have the manual the older people who sold it to me lost it, can't be to angry at them I guess that lost habits come along with that age.

And do you recommend Desno Wires as well? And specific kind?
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I'm sure Denso wires would be good as well. Denso has a very good reputation. Napa Belden wires or Delcos are good too.
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