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Forum: Buick 05-08-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By eltatertoto
i dont see why not, the mounts are the same. you...

i dont see why not, the mounts are the same. you will need new control arms though.
Forum: Buick 04-23-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By eltatertoto
Mid project update. Got the rack in, everything...

Mid project update. Got the rack in, everything is done but the outer tie rods. Counted the threads and measured everything, so I shouldnt be too far off to drive the 20 miles to my alignment Guy....
Forum: Buick 04-12-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By eltatertoto
Thanks for the update! On a side note, what...

Thanks for the update!

On a side note, what does this module look like and where is it located? I have been having some issues with mine commanding the blend doors to work properly. Tried swapping...
Forum: Buick 04-09-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 843
Posted By eltatertoto
Park Avenue engine cradle bushing issues!

Hey guys!

So, i just got home from work. Decided to take the toll road and let the old car stretch her legs one last time before i park it up for the summer. I noticed there was one heck of a...
Forum: Chevrolet 04-08-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By eltatertoto
sounds like the w body ground bus issue to me....

sounds like the w body ground bus issue to me. pull the carpet back near the drivers kick panel and check the ground block there. alot of the time it will get corroded from people getting in the car...
Forum: General GM Chat 04-08-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,203
Posted By eltatertoto
i use rain-x washer fluid. works great. washes...

i use rain-x washer fluid. works great. washes the windows well, and when the windshield stops beading, just hit the washers for a second.


as for the blades. trico, trico, trico!

the last...
Forum: Buick 04-08-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By eltatertoto
sounds to me like its not getting any turn on...

sounds to me like its not getting any turn on signal from the car if you tried another unit. on my park avenues the c&f light up just before it powers on. if this was not the case, and it worked...
Forum: Buick 04-07-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By eltatertoto
well, mounts didnt fix it. had it aligned, and...

well, mounts didnt fix it. had it aligned, and put the wheels from my old car (current daily driver with NO vibrations) on the new car, and still have the vibration. took it to a shop i deal with at...
Forum: Buick 04-02-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By eltatertoto
new rotors. they are so thin to begin with, i...

new rotors. they are so thin to begin with, i dont know if it would even be legal to turn them. got em for $20 ea with my discount, so it wasn't really worth it to turn them.

brakes didnt fix it,...
Forum: Buick 02-21-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,474
Posted By eltatertoto
how to fix you're grinding A/C compressor! (VIDEO)

hey guys. for the past week or so, ive noticed the compressor on my car making a colossal amount of noise. i actually had a compressor on hold till i got paid today. last night though, i looked at...
Forum: Buick 01-04-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,943
Posted By eltatertoto
The plastic piece is just a dust cover to protect...

The plastic piece is just a dust cover to protect the flats on the tie rod i guess. Not really sure what its purpose is. Pops right off with a screwdriver so you have access to the flats to remove...
Forum: Lounge 12-25-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 782
Views: 49,310
Posted By eltatertoto
incredibly stupid design. art- might want to take...

incredibly stupid design. art- might want to take a hair dryer to the temp sensor in you're grille. my compressor wont kick under 40*F. thanks to the fantastic gm electronic climate control.

also...
Forum: Audio (and aftermarket electronics) 12-12-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,762
Posted By eltatertoto
Yep. Amp has to come down. I believe its a bunch...

Yep. Amp has to come down. I believe its a bunch of 7mm bolts. Its also worth noting, if it has the 9 speaker system with the rear door speakers, the deck speakers are bass only.
Forum: Buick 12-04-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,787
Posted By eltatertoto
just a side note, advance auto sells that kit for...

just a side note, advance auto sells that kit for the same price. its listed under "air strut installation kit" after they look you're car up. usually in stock, because the shops always buy the kit...
Forum: Buick 12-04-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,185
Posted By eltatertoto
the seats on almost all the buicks are pretty...

the seats on almost all the buicks are pretty easy. 2 bolts in the rear, move the seat so its over the track's footprint after you undo those bolts, then you tip the seat forward then pull up/back....
Forum: Lounge 11-27-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 49,310
Posted By eltatertoto
well, not so much new. its another 99 PA i bought...

well, not so much new. its another 99 PA i bought in april. found out the cradle bushings were bad on the "old" 99, and was quoted 1600. having never done them, and not being able to find anyone who...
Forum: Buick 11-27-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,787
Posted By eltatertoto
hey art. trunk bolts are easy. just pull the...

hey art. trunk bolts are easy. just pull the carpet back. i was even able to get my impact in there with a swivel. say goodbye to the bottom bolts. they use friggin speed nuts made from stamped sheet...
Forum: Buick 09-04-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By eltatertoto
well, the noise was the traction bars. (the ones...

well, the noise was the traction bars. (the ones that come from the center and go over to the wheels) they have a tie rod type ball joint on the end and those were toast. replaced those and the noise...
Forum: Buick 08-12-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,185
Posted By eltatertoto
i just read thru this thread and noticed you...

i just read thru this thread and noticed you havent mentioned checking the trunk seal itself. my newer gen park avenue was actually leaking UNDER the seal. mated up to the trunk fine, no light...
Forum: General GM Chat 08-09-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By eltatertoto
my driving light install

hello all. today i decided to install some driving lights because on my way home from work at night, i drive on exclusively 2 lane hilly back roads that are covered by trees.

i started by making...
Forum: Buick 07-30-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By eltatertoto
https://www.gmforum.com/general-gm-chat-88/how-fix...

https://www.gmforum.com/general-gm-chat-88/how-fix-broken-exterior-door-handle-300988/
Forum: Forum updates and suggestions 07-04-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By eltatertoto
chatbox!

chatbox!
Forum: Lounge 06-07-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By eltatertoto
anybody checking out the hodrod power tour this year?

hey all. figured i would post up the link, assuming they will be passing near you. they will be 20 mins from the house on wed, and roadkill will be there, with they're 55 chevy with a hemi in it. the...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 06-06-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By eltatertoto
looks good, art!

looks good, art!
Forum: Lounge 05-31-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By eltatertoto
well, it ran on the rigged up jump box for...

well, it ran on the rigged up jump box for roughly 2 hours. just enough to polish off the 12 pack i had in there between the 4 of us. then it started beeping and saying low battery. lol
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