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Forum: The Billiards Room 08-02-21, 06:45 PM
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Posted By pinballlooking
Short update. A couple years later his OEM...

Short update.

A couple years later his OEM radiator went bad. I took his very nice all aluminum radiator off the shelf and installed it. ( I ordered another all aluminum radiator for my other...
Forum: The Billiards Room 09-16-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
I changed the oil on my sons Saturn over the...

I changed the oil on my sons Saturn over the weekend. He has put on over 20K miles on the rebuilt motor.
The other day we did replace the passenger window motor it stopped working. I had a...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-26-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
Yes, how you take car of stuff makes a huge...

Yes, how you take car of stuff makes a huge difference.

Here is someone that I know nothing about that just put a million miles on an old Saturn s series....
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-26-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
Thanks for the nice comments. Funny, the car...

Thanks for the nice comments.

Funny, the car is 6 Years older than my son.

I would love to see him to keep it that long and it would make a great second first car.

That is exactly one of the...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-25-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
Thanks, we a very happy they way it turned out. ...

Thanks, we a very happy they way it turned out.
It had some orange peel but that color sanding really brought it to life and got rid of the orange peel.
Putting 4 coats on let me do a good color...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-25-18, 11:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
I changed the oil on the Saturn on Sunday. He has...

I changed the oil on the Saturn on Sunday. He has put on 7,205 miles on the new rebuilt motor.
He his happy with the way his car turned out.
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-09-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
My arms are still sore. The color sanding...

My arms are still sore.

The color sanding process was this.
I worked on one part like fender at a time. I taped off adjacent edges.
All sanding was hand sanding. All buffing was with a power...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-07-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
He does not have time to finish it so I helped...

He does not have time to finish it so I helped him out.
I started on it Friday night and finished on it Sunday. Now he can start driving it again.

We are happy with how it turned out.
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-04-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
The roof is color sanded and the trunk is color...

The roof is color sanded and the trunk is color sanded.
I think we are going to put it back together and color sand over the winter break when my son has more free time.
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-01-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
The car looks a lot different. It still needs...

The car looks a lot different. It still needs color sanded 1500 grit then 2000 grit and buffed but it is the right color now.
We took out the plastic wheel well liners. I hate to see over spray on...
Forum: The Billiards Room 09-25-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
It is still over 80 here. Here is the order...

It is still over 80 here.
Here is the order just under $200 shipped.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8376&stc=1&d=1537894232

That is more reducer than I will need but...
Forum: The Billiards Room 09-25-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
We have it sanded. We need to wet sand it one...

We have it sanded. We need to wet sand it one more time with 600 grit. It is getting very close to painting.
My son does not have that much time cross country running and AP classes but we are still...
Forum: The Billiards Room 09-11-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
Glad to hear it is still on the road. Being...

Glad to hear it is still on the road. Being garage kept makes a big difference for the paint holding up.

My sons car has spent its life in the SC sun no garage.

I think the 90's we more...
Forum: The Billiards Room 09-11-18, 11:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
That is the look he wants. His clear coat was...

That is the look he wants. His clear coat was badly peeling. It will be red again.
I wonder if your old cars clear cost is still holding up. That was some bad years for clear coats.
Forum: The Billiards Room 09-11-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
Over 5K miles on the on the new motor rebuild it...

Over 5K miles on the on the new motor rebuild it is running great.
We are getting it ready for paint.
It sure takes a bunch of time getting it ready.
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 06-12-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
The car was throwing a code and we were able to...

The car was throwing a code and we were able to find it with a Tech2 clone tool.
So useful.
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/tools/6656-tech2-clone-tech2win-gds2.html
I took my other son's injectors...
Forum: The Billiards Room 04-25-18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
Here is an inexpensive ELM OBD2 code reader that...

Here is an inexpensive ELM OBD2 code reader that works with Torque
I wanted to leave a code reader in my son’s car. I did not want to spend that much but it needed to work with Torque so he could...
Forum: The Billiards Room 03-05-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
We have Zack’s car on the road. It is running...

We have Zack’s car on the road. It is running great. We have one CE code that is intermittent that I am tracking down. We have 225 miles on it so far. I filled it up at tank and we got 28 mpg.
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-28-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
One of my radiator brackets was missing. One...

One of my radiator brackets was missing.
One radiator top bracket made. I will pick up one sometime when I get a chance and I am picking up other stuff.
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-23-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
It is in now on to connecting everything back up....

It is in now on to connecting everything back up. It sure looks better here than on the engine stand.

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8186&stc=1&d=1519439311
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-22-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
I installed a new temp sensor in the...

I installed a new temp sensor in the transmission. Connected up PVC valve.
I also cleaned up the coolant hose fitting.
The motor is ready to go back in Friday night.
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-21-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
That is crazy. I am sure glad I have never...

That is crazy. I am sure glad I have never experience anything like that.

We had a warm day today. I was able to do the headliner.
I put a new OEM fuel filter on it. Installed new heater core...
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-20-18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
The injectors are DIY Clean. I used a computer...

The injectors are DIY Clean. I used a computer power supply to supply 5 Volts and acetone under pressure using an oil pump can. This worked well. The fuel rail and injectors are installed....
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-20-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
Intake is on. ...

Intake is on.
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8178&stc=1&d=1519139993
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-19-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,931
Posted By pinballlooking
I have to sand the bottom coolant connection. ...

I have to sand the bottom coolant connection.

I will use Pennzoil 5-30 to start it.
After it opens the thermostat twice then I will switch it to synthetic blend oil.
Then around 500 miles or no...
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