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Forum: Buick
05-31-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,404
Posted By CathedralCub

. . . leading me to wonder the same thing. At...

. . . leading me to wonder the same thing. At 20PSI it should stumble a little then stall at best.
Forum: Lounge
05-29-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By CathedralCub

LOL! I grew up in the Mojave desert. This is...

LOL!

I grew up in the Mojave desert. This is about true. :)
Forum: Buick
05-20-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By CathedralCub

A lot of . . . . . . is dictated by...

A lot of . . .



. . . is dictated by the springs. If you move your springs to the new struts then give the struts a couple hundred miles to break in, you'll probably be happy. If you swap for...
Forum: Buick
05-16-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By CathedralCub

I would add: do this when the engine is cool,...

I would add: do this when the engine is cool, record the outside temperature at the time the mark is made, and when checking, keep the current temperature history in mind. If it is 70 degrees at 9AM...
Forum: Buick
05-15-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By CathedralCub

That's a good idea. Mine on my 1997 LeSabre (so...

That's a good idea. Mine on my 1997 LeSabre (so same engine and intake in a slightly-lighter body) went out around 140,000.
Forum: Chevrolet
05-15-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By CathedralCub

I believe you need to pull the inner panel to get...

I believe you need to pull the inner panel to get to the wiring and possibly to remove the screws holding the camera and trim to the door.
Forum: Buick
05-10-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By CathedralCub

Good catch BossHog39! I saw the damper and moved...

Good catch BossHog39! I saw the damper and moved on without looking close.
Forum: Buick
05-10-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By CathedralCub

You could do that to inspect regardless of...

You could do that to inspect regardless of whether it's been replaced or not, but looking at the date stamped on it is way easier just to know whether it's been replaced or not.
Forum: Buick
05-09-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By CathedralCub

Look for the date code stamped into the top of...

Look for the date code stamped into the top of it. If it is newer than the engine then odds are good that it has been replaced.
Forum: Buick
04-06-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By CathedralCub

I'd use what the manual says to use. It's once in...

I'd use what the manual says to use. It's once in 100,000 miles and the rear plugs are a pain to get to so totally worth doing it right.

How many miles are on your LeSabre?
Forum: Buick
04-03-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By CathedralCub

Yup. Long ago I worked somewhere with a bunch of...

Yup. Long ago I worked somewhere with a bunch of them. First time I tried for the horn I thought it was broken . . . then I realized the little buttons. You definitely can't hit them easily by...
Forum: Buick
04-03-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By CathedralCub

Not sure about the Regal, but the LeSabre and...

Not sure about the Regal, but the LeSabre and Roadmaster had a skin over the airbag module that would tighten up and press the horn-contact membranes together in really cold weather. Funny thing is,...
Forum: Lounge
04-01-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By CathedralCub

Cool! onyour6designs has good stuff.

Cool! onyour6designs has good stuff.
Forum: Buick
04-01-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By CathedralCub

Agree. Many cars have some similar sound like...

Agree. Many cars have some similar sound like this. Maybe the solenoid is more broken in than it was. Maybe there was some sound mitigation measure that was installed to quiet this sound and 40,000...
Forum: Buick
03-28-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 871
Posted By CathedralCub

Oh yeah, the picture: ...

Oh yeah, the picture:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.gmforum.com-vbulletin/481x422/compressor_177b39eceba4892ae6b8f55c03888fc6eb72fed6.jpg
03-28-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,012
Posted By CathedralCub

Welcome aboard RustySuor! The newest post in...

Welcome aboard RustySuor!

The newest post in this thread is over five years old. If a thread is over six months old you should start a new thread instead of reviving an old thread. If necessary,...
Forum: Buick
03-26-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 871
Posted By CathedralCub

That's the 3.6 So the clutch plate is...

That's the 3.6

So the clutch plate is spinning with the pulley at all times that the engine is running?
03-26-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By CathedralCub

Nice car, looks pretty good for its age. Agree on...

Nice car, looks pretty good for its age. Agree on everything Soft Ride said. Good thing you have some history on it, that's always a bonus.
Forum: Oldsmobile
03-15-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By CathedralCub

I know the GMX130 platform that your Alero was...

I know the GMX130 platform that your Alero was built on was shared by:

1997–1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass
1997–2003 Chevrolet Malibu
1999–2004 Oldsmobile Alero
1999–2005 Pontiac Grand Am
2004–2005...
Forum: Chevrolet
03-15-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By CathedralCub

The original poster never came back, even after a...

The original poster never came back, even after a timely response from Tech II. They are likely not looking for a response, just venting steam to us for some reason. This thread is over 17 months...
Forum: Chevrolet
03-15-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By CathedralCub

Yep, they're good engines . . . until they get...

Yep, they're good engines . . . until they get coolant in the crankcase. Even then they seem to work fine for a long time. I know some got lucky and never had the problem.

My 1999 Sub would pound...
Forum: Chevrolet
03-13-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By CathedralCub

Have you checked if there is power to the circuit...

Have you checked if there is power to the circuit that powers the light?

In GM (and others) it is more likely that wires are broken in the flex joint between the body and door than it is for the...
Forum: Chevrolet
03-13-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By CathedralCub

What is the fuel pressure?

What is the fuel pressure?
Forum: Pontiac
03-12-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,787
Posted By CathedralCub

I think the only way you can be sure these...

I think the only way you can be sure these calipers will work reliably would be to replace them with quality units that have a warranty. You'll probably get another 151,000 miles out of the new ones.
Forum: Pontiac
03-07-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,787
Posted By CathedralCub

Careful not to get too much heat on the caliper...

Careful not to get too much heat on the caliper full of brake fluid and rubber(ish) seals.
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