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Forum: Lounge
12-08-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By garagerog

Talking Soft Ride, good to cya back! Haven't seen you in...

Soft Ride, good to cya back! Haven't seen you in awhile. And that picture you just posted, wow! I want that under my tree for Christmas! Since I'm married I was talking about the beer of course. :D
Forum: Chevrolet
12-08-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By garagerog

The only mechanical tach I've ever seen was on a...

The only mechanical tach I've ever seen was on a 65 corvette, it was cable driven from the base of the distributor to the tach in the dash, same as the old speedometers were, no electrical leads. Now...
08-07-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By garagerog

If you're lucky it could be something as simple...

If you're lucky it could be something as simple as a tumbleweed wrapped around the drive shaft, but you'll probably have to get the rear axle up on jack stands and start checking things from there. I...
Forum: Buick
12-12-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By garagerog

Best thing would be to get it on a rack for a...

Best thing would be to get it on a rack for a thorough inspection. If the CV boot is leaking the CV may have rode up on the curb. Besides the parts you mentioned, pay especial attention to the axle...
Forum: Cadillac
12-09-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By garagerog

If you could get someone to get your Escalade up...

If you could get someone to get your Escalade up on jack stands so all wheels clear the ground and peer under the vehicle while it's engaged in both forward and reverse gears it may help to narrow...
Forum: Pontiac
11-30-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By garagerog

You don't mention front or back but I doubt...

You don't mention front or back but I doubt either one would fit. The goat was one of the great GM A bodies of the time, the Parisienne was a B body platform. Not to deride your Parisienne, but just...
Forum: Pontiac
04-26-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By garagerog

First off congrats on having such a great classic...

First off congrats on having such a great classic Pontiac, wow a 421 tri-power, what a torque monster and great motor! And btw welcome to the forum! I can't answer your question for sure because I...
Forum: Oldsmobile
04-26-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By garagerog

Welcome to the forum, sounds like you're off to a...

Welcome to the forum, sounds like you're off to a good start with the tune up and maintenance items you need to replace, I would just add to check the coolant and watch the level in the overflow for...
Forum: Lounge
03-17-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,329
Posted By garagerog

Call and tell the dealership it will be a deal...

Call and tell the dealership it will be a deal breaker if they don't allow you to take it in for an independent inspection, as far as finding a mech to put it on a lift and look everything under and...
Forum: Lounge
02-09-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By garagerog

Hard to believe that some recycling yard wouldn't...

Hard to believe that some recycling yard wouldn't take them if you had them "crush" ready, i.e. all the fluids drained and ready for the crusher, I know the price of scrap steel is down, but still ....
Forum: Pontiac
01-20-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,439
Posted By garagerog

I'm guessing there is a difference between the...

I'm guessing there is a difference between the spoiler and non-spoiler trunk lid torque rods, either in diameter of the rod itself or in tensile strength. The weight of the spoiler itself multiplied...
Forum: Pontiac
01-18-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,439
Posted By garagerog

Hi Barb, welcome to the forum, 2004 Bonneville...

Hi Barb, welcome to the forum, 2004 Bonneville SLE here, just ran out to the trunk to check mine for you, the torsion rod with the anti-squeak cushion (they cross over one another) has the hook on...
Forum: Buick
11-29-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,336
Posted By garagerog

Long drive or stop and go driving will put heat...

Long drive or stop and go driving will put heat in the transmission fluid and with a bad PCS you will get the same harsh shifts as you had with the Lesabre because of the increased line pressure....
Forum: Chevrolet
11-11-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By garagerog

Can't see where you do anything past the cat and...

Can't see where you do anything past the cat and secondary 02 sensor that it would adversely affect emissions, decibels yes. But what do I know, I've never lived in an emissions testing area, thank...
10-22-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By garagerog

Yes, a lot of miles, but unless you are a big...

Yes, a lot of miles, but unless you are a big believer in coincidences I would pay particular attention to the TSB that Tech II has so kindly posted for you especially the part about remote starters....
09-17-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By garagerog

Go back to the AC-Delco plugs called for in your...

Go back to the AC-Delco plugs called for in your owners manual. In my experience Champions don't work well in GM products and are best suited for small engines found in lawn mowers and such.

2004...
Forum: Oldsmobile
06-03-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By garagerog

Ok Tom, I know the part you're talking about....

Ok Tom, I know the part you're talking about. Those buckets use a 2 piece plastic molding to trim out the bottom parts of the seats that probably wasn't found on a bench seat. I think I would try...
Forum: Oldsmobile
06-03-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By garagerog

When you say the seat hits the seat belt...

When you say the seat hits the seat belt retractor is it the seat itself or the seat adjustment lever on the buckets? If it's the adjustment lever then I would surmise the stock olds bench had a...
Forum: 2000-2005
04-10-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By garagerog

I used the tool because I'm pretty much CS and...

I used the tool because I'm pretty much CS and paranoid about doing anything that can generate a spark in the area of the fuel tank. Years ago I knew a guy that tried to remove rusted fuel tank...
Forum: 2000-2005
04-10-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By garagerog

Guns, Kent-Moore makes a speciality tool for that...

Guns, Kent-Moore makes a speciality tool for that fuel pump ring, I picked up a used one on e-bay for $75 and sold it to a member here for $65 when I was finished, so it only cost me $10 plus postage...
Forum: Oldsmobile
04-03-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By garagerog

I'm leaning where tech II is going, there is a...

I'm leaning where tech II is going, there is a short somewhere when the gearshift is engaged, maybe get the Bravada on a rack or jackstands and look for a wire harness rubbing against the shift...
Forum: Lounge
03-24-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 49,879
Posted By garagerog

Well it had been way too long since I'd given...

Well it had been way too long since I'd given Bonne a thorough hand wash, way, way too long! Even here in SC it accumulates winter grime, it was filthy everywhere, even inside the trunk lid, door...
03-24-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By garagerog

Farmer, I'm shadetree at best and an old one to...

Farmer, I'm shadetree at best and an old one to boot, but from what I've read it depends on what ABS modulator GM has installed in your Jimmy, apparently some of them even require a scan tool to...
Forum: Buick
02-26-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,896
Posted By garagerog

All of the above plus brake fluid and power...

All of the above plus brake fluid and power steering fluid. In addition the fuel system may need attention, a vehicle that has sat may have had varnish formation, running a few tanks of fuel with...
Forum: Saturn
11-16-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,009
Posted By garagerog

check the battery and ignition wire connections...

check the battery and ignition wire connections on the starter solenoid? if they're ok try tapping the solenoid, sometimes they get "lazy" and a tap or two will make them work at least for awhile....
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