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    3 days ago had the rear glass professionally...

    3 days ago had the rear glass professionally installed on the 97 SC2, with me heavily assisting the installer.

    http://sixthsphere.com/showthread.php/90937-Rem-amp-Repl-97SC2-Rear-Glass-How-to
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    Well, the rear glass has been located shipped and...

    Well, the rear glass has been located shipped and installed. (Safelite)
    Given the state of my ankle (broken fibula not tibia), I was not in a position to even attempt thinking about considering the...
  3. Thanks guys. When I save up the cash to do this,...

    Thanks guys. When I save up the cash to do this, I'll be posting in the turbo section of the forum after reading the whole damn thing first so as not to piss you guys off re-asking stupid shit
  4. Can a 1st gen (OBD I) Turbo SC2 pass state emissions testing (in general)

    So I have a nephew to whom I gave a 95 sc2. 233k body, 60K engine
    Have always wanted to turbo this car.

    Have always lived in a state where emissions testing is required -- 2 speed "idle" (steady...
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    Thank you for the well wishes. Most of pain that...

    Thank you for the well wishes. Most of pain that remains is related to elevation vs non elevation, as when I bring my leg down from the bed in the morning, I can feel the rush of blood as my bp...
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    Thank you for the ring tip, sir. As far as the...

    Thank you for the ring tip, sir.

    As far as the ankle goes:
    I was walking down the sidewalk at breakneck speed trying not to be late for an interview. I caught the toe of my dress shoe (which I...
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    1) Stared at the empty hole that used to be the...

    1) Stared at the empty hole that used to be the rear glass of my 97SC2
    2) Beat on the company that was to have shipped the replacement glass 2 weeks ago -- after 30 min, they could not tell me if...
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    Never heard of that before. What's the ratio and...

    Never heard of that before. What's the ratio and how long?
    I would think the acetone would be gone pretty quickly if you're doing it on a warm engine, as acetone has a high vapor pressure and is...
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    I'm having the glass professionally installed,...

    I'm having the glass professionally installed, but not many people know jack about 20 yr old Saturns, so like you said, I want everything in the way to be removed by me, not him, so he can do a...
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    Rem & Repl: 97SC2 Rear Glass --How to ????

    Well the new rear glass should be here soon. I have pretty much finished smashing and vacuuming glass out of the back of the coupe.

    I managed to find a new one through one of those auto glass...
  11. Means Motive Opportunity No piles of shit used...

    Means
    Motive
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    No piles of shit used parts to pick through.

    Never heard anyone refer to a full rebuild with brand new parts as "overkill".
    It's my DD and I cannot afford it breaking...
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    Today I longed to work on my 97SC2 clutch but...

    Today I longed to work on my 97SC2 clutch but since I just rolled my ankle and broke my tibia, not sure when that'll happen
  13. So add the Axle Seals Timken 4614N ...

    So add the Axle Seals



    Timken
    4614N
    3.90


    Timken
  14. Thanks for the input guys. I'll start running...

    Thanks for the input guys.

    I'll start running up the credit card right away.

    I'm doing the hydros because I'm surprised they lasted this long AND bec my former 95 SC2 hydros went at 235K, and...
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    Twenty years ago, I drove my brand new Black Gold...

    Twenty years ago, I drove my brand new Black Gold Metallic 1997 Saturn SC2 off the lot in Madison WI.

    This morning, I was daydreaming and tried to pull into the neighbor's driveway, as their house...
  16. 97SC2 Clutch Replacement: Am I forgetting anything?

    OK, time to tackle this before there's no time to get this to my buddy's lift.

    Below is my proposed shopping list which I'm ready to pull the trigger on ---pending input from the forum.
    The only...
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    Firmed up a parts list to order for my clutch...

    Firmed up a parts list to order for my clutch replacement to be posted elsewhere (shortly) for input
  18. Thread: Clutch kits.

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    Is the idea to launch a better designed...

    Is the idea to launch a better designed intermediate power handling clutch to the S car marketplace just as aftermarket support seems to be fading?

    I was pricing clutch kits, flywheels, and other...
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    1) Drove up an on-ramp and accelerated briskly...

    1) Drove up an on-ramp and accelerated briskly for the merge, only to find myself in 4th gear losing clutch contact at 3k RPM and the RPMs spiking at 4500rpm, then dropping back to 3k.
    Fifth gear...
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    Well, I've learned something....unfortunately...

    Well, I've learned something....unfortunately from your misfortune.
    Glad to hear the pieces are beginning to fall into place.
    And it IS sad that these cars are worth more $$ wise to the insurance...
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    TDA ---kudos for not chasing the reckless mofo --...

    TDA ---kudos for not chasing the reckless mofo -- running lights is just not worth it...you've already been in one accident as a result of that dolt

    As for insurance, I can't see how they could...
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    1) Stared at the RockAuto Box with my Timken...

    1) Stared at the RockAuto Box with my Timken bearings and SKF retaining clips inside. One day I may actually open it.
    2) Drove on the highway, which reminded me I need to do the wheel bearings,...
  23. Thank you for the detailed info. Sorry -- I...

    Thank you for the detailed info.

    Sorry -- I realized earlier today I had already asked the CV replacement question and received the OEM replacement advice. Dodo dodo do dododododo

    However,...
  24. I thought I had replied to your post, but it...

    I thought I had replied to your post, but it isn't here...so...thank you.
    I had not taken the time to look up the details. Had no idea you needed to be moving that quickly (relatively speaking) to...
  25. Thread: Door chime

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    I have 255K on my ignition switch (97 SC2) and...

    I have 255K on my ignition switch (97 SC2) and every once in a while this will happen.
    I have found it to be caused by the "spring loaded" sliding portion of the key insertion/detection mechanism...
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