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Forum: Pontiac 07-10-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By rjolly87
But, there are also a few tweaks you can look at...

But, there are also a few tweaks you can look at just to liven it up a bit. Porting/polish, intake, high flow catalytic converter, adjustable transmission modulator, etc. On paper they don't do much,...
Forum: Oldsmobile 07-08-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By rjolly87
That should be standard issue vacuum hose. $50...

That should be standard issue vacuum hose. $50 replacement seems unnecessary. Just don't break the tree getting it off
Forum: Pontiac 07-05-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By rjolly87
I went to the tire shop, and I got this: ...

I went to the tire shop, and I got this:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.gmforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-20180705_125105_731e496cb4120411cd801e0c081999c40d14a573.jpg

Pay attention only to the...
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 07-01-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By rjolly87
This forum is not endorsed or supported by GM. We...

This forum is not endorsed or supported by GM. We have no ACTUAL say in any actual things.

What exactly were you wanting to do with the exhaust, and why?
Forum: Chevrolet 06-30-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By rjolly87
Probably the best bet. Mike didn't even mention...

Probably the best bet. Mike didn't even mention the possibility that it is working correctly, and an improperly functioning blend door is mixing heat in when it shouldn't be.
Forum: Buick 06-26-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By rjolly87
The air output selector if I remember correctly...

The air output selector if I remember correctly is vacuum driven by the ECC Unit in the dash (the bit with all the buttons). I believe it has vacuum lines on it, which go to a vacuum tree above the...
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 06-20-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 398
Posted By rjolly87
Have you tried unplugging the brake fluid level...

Have you tried unplugging the brake fluid level sensor to see if it quits doing it?

That's all I got
Forum: Pontiac 06-16-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 987
Posted By rjolly87
Now this I have to see! I'll be following...

Now this I have to see!

I'll be following the build progress closely :popcorn:
Forum: Pontiac 06-13-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 987
Posted By rjolly87
Series 2 L67 is probably the common (if you can...

Series 2 L67 is probably the common (if you can call it that) favorite, and carries a fair amount of documented swaps on the internet. Built out, several have cracked 400hp while maintaining daily...
Forum: Pontiac 06-13-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 987
Posted By rjolly87
What are your end goals? Do you plan on drag...

What are your end goals? Do you plan on drag racing, road course racing, or something completely different.

How much power do you want to make? What other cars do you want to run with?

What...
Forum: Pontiac 06-11-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By rjolly87
Have you had the car scanned for codes? Does...

Have you had the car scanned for codes?

Does the car still drive normally?
Forum: Buick 06-10-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By rjolly87
This is getting confusing, and this information...

This is getting confusing, and this information may help to confuse it more, but hey, it's worth a shot...


One thing that I have experienced was a condenser that wasn't able to dissipate enough...
Forum: Buick 06-10-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By rjolly87
Do NOT add ANY R-12 to the system. You can...

Do NOT add ANY R-12 to the system.

You can try adding R-134a, but I agree that it looks like either a failed compressor or possibly something on the expansion side.

If it's the compressor,...
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 06-06-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By rjolly87
Assuming there is no air trapped in the cooling...

Assuming there is no air trapped in the cooling system, I would just replace the thermostat. That's concerningly warm.


On a 195 stat, I wouldn't expect more than 200-210 even when you are...
Forum: Lounge 05-22-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By rjolly87
Market probably isn't there for it much any more....

Market probably isn't there for it much any more.

I would check WalMart if you have one locally. Sometimes the Supertech brand can be handy for some things.
Forum: Chevrolet 05-08-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By rjolly87
My first thought was the sending unit as well....

My first thought was the sending unit as well. When warm, it's typical for oil pressure to drop to 20psi, and if there is an issue with the sender that is only apparent at 20psi, that's how it would...
Forum: GMC/Chevrolet Truck/SUV 05-08-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By rjolly87
Assuming it is the correct viscosity, this...

Assuming it is the correct viscosity, this article offers an interesting angle on it:
https://www.amsoil.com/newsstand/diesel-oils/articles/can-i-use-diesel-oil-in-my-gas-engine/
Forum: General GM Chat 05-01-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By rjolly87
What model of scanner specifically? As...

What model of scanner specifically?

As mentioned, it's a hybrid system (OBD 1.5 as we so fondly refwr to it). It's essentially spits out OBD 2 codes over OBD 1 protocols using an OBD 2 port. An...
Forum: Buick 05-01-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By rjolly87
I don't remember using loctite, or any other sort...

I don't remember using loctite, or any other sort of bolt locker.
Forum: Buick 04-30-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By rjolly87
Okay, so in the '93 PA manual, Intake Manifold to...

Okay, so in the '93 PA manual, Intake Manifold to Head (lower) is 88in-lbs, Upper to Lower Intake Manifold is 22lb ft.

In the '94 Regal (W-Body), it lists the intake Manifold upper to lower as...
Forum: Buick 04-30-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By rjolly87
I won't be able to address your specific...

I won't be able to address your specific application, however I will try and dig up my '93 Buick PA and '94 Regal service manuals to see what they say.

I faced a similar dilemma when I had the...
Forum: Buick 04-02-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,101
Posted By rjolly87
I would say to rebuild, and make sure you have an...

I would say to rebuild, and make sure you have an overkill cooler on it.

If your transmission is roasted, and not suffering from a fragged differential, I suspect you are not pushing excessive...
Forum: General GM Chat 03-30-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By rjolly87
It's from a RWD FBody (camero, firebird). ...

It's from a RWD FBody (camero, firebird).

It's designed to pull intake air through the drive belt side of the engine, the complete opposite side of the FWD application.
Forum: 1992-1999 03-30-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,028
Posted By rjolly87
That intake pictured is from a RWD FBody...

That intake pictured is from a RWD FBody application, and will not work on FWD 3800s.

Also, this thread is 13 years dead.
Forum: Buick 03-29-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,101
Posted By rjolly87
I'm going to throw the question out there... ...

I'm going to throw the question out there...

Why? What is the ultimate goal at hand?
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