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    That sucks, sorry to hear this. Your post...

    That sucks, sorry to hear this. Your post inspires me to install a hidden switch.

    If you have lights/accessories but no crank, one thing to check is the quality of the connection between the...
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    Life in the rust belt. This is off the '93. ...

    Life in the rust belt. This is off the '93. Chromate primer on the new parts, then blew some ppg clear I had lying around over it... we will see...
  3. Thread: Saturnwiki

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    It's back:...

    It's back: http://saturnwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page

    If the page owner should see this, many thanks!
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    I think you're right, it's uneconomical to...

    I think you're right, it's uneconomical to manufacture different versions of cars with so many states following CA guidelines these days. I suspect that if the '99 differs in any way it would be the...
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    Oh man, just saw this and tried to hit the site...

    Oh man, just saw this and tried to hit the site and it is indeed now a placeholder. I did grab some pages and exported then as .pdfs in 2013. I think even then I was getting them through google's...
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    Nice. A good move, though I doubt we're a high...

    Nice. A good move, though I doubt we're a high value target for anyone, still nice to see. Thanks. (I noticed that the latest Firefox was complaining about the login popup being unencrypted...
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    They seem to be a bit more here, but yes, still...

    They seem to be a bit more here, but yes, still the cheapest option. I have a couple of months before the second inspection, so I have a little room to consider my options. Amazing how well it runs...
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    Welcome, fellow wagon owner!

    Welcome, fellow wagon owner!
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    Got it, thanks.

    Got it, thanks.
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    Thanks for the Vue info. Springs/struts or are...

    Thanks for the Vue info. Springs/struts or are we talking all of the rubber parts? Are these things hard on front end hardware?

    As the present daily is an SW1, I have no expectation of luxury. ...
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    John: It's certainly within the realm of...

    John: It's certainly within the realm of possibility... just don't know exactly how I'll proceed at this moment. There's a JY <10 miles from here with a low mileage SOHC, gonna have a look and see...
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    I have no idea if they are good or bad either,...

    I have no idea if they are good or bad either, but let's assume for the moment that they have sufficient shielding and make decent contact.

    I'd do the following tests for starters:

    1. See if...
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    Yeah, advice well taken. Engine swap would be...

    Yeah, advice well taken. Engine swap would be both cheap and fast, going to see what I can find locally in the JY. Failing that I think I have to look at the longer-term ownership costs and see...
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    I deal with this sort of thing a lot where I work...

    I deal with this sort of thing a lot where I work (other equipment though, not cars). BTW, I think siris and toka100 both have excellent suggestions on this.

    I think continuing to find out what's...
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    Nice. Looks like you were making some serious...

    Nice. Looks like you were making some serious speed in places there. Looks like a pretty active club as well (had a look at their web page).
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    Looking for some wisdom

    So my daily commuter appliance (97 SW1) is due for the state emissions inspection and #2 cylinder has a burnt exhaust valve. It throws a misfire code on #2 consistently at idle and will surely fail....
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    I suspect they will come down more if you...

    I suspect they will come down more if you diplomatically point out the transmission issue, level of effort to fix, and so forth. It looks very clean and doesn't look like it would be a big hurdle to...
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    Yeah, I agree, dealer service is usually done to...

    Yeah, I agree, dealer service is usually done to a very high standard. I was shocked by what I found. I know the previous owners, they owned the car from new, and they gave me all of the service...
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    Rare 60 degree day means I'm crawling around...

    Rare 60 degree day means I'm crawling around under one of the cars replacing the gasket between the exhaust manifold and the downpipe because I grew tired of the smell of raw exhaust. Also sounded...
  20. Thread: Hello ^~^

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    Badges look good with that material in there. ...

    Badges look good with that material in there. Grille work makes it look like something interesting might be behind it.
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    FWIW, evilplastic has a breakdown of what...

    FWIW, evilplastic has a breakdown of what everything weighed when he gutted the interior of his 92 SC. http://evilplastic.com/p92-wgt1.htm He drives an atom now, so I guess he's not one for...
  22. Thread: 1g cluster.

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    No LEDs in the stock 1G cluster. All of the...

    No LEDs in the stock 1G cluster. All of the indicators are #73 or #74 wedge-base bulbs. IIRC, the "circuit board" is flex circuit material with copper traces... should be easily soldered where the...
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    An airport limo I guess? Really interesting,...

    An airport limo I guess? Really interesting, especially seeing this in the middle of a prairie. Nothing like that here. (Truck or grassland)
    I hope whoever buys it preserves it as-is. That is a...
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    I think you'll be happy to get one again. I've...

    I think you'll be happy to get one again. I've had a lot of cars over the years (and still have a bunch) and the Saturns are surprisingly good, dead simple, and they're loads of fun. I'm reminded...
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    Took the '93 SOHC to its last required emissions...

    Took the '93 SOHC to its last required emissions test today. Kid testing it seemed to be very interested in the Direzzas and Sparco Trofeos. After the test he came out with the report and said "Now...
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