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Chris89cougar
07-18-2006, 05:12 PM
My car doesn't run anymore what happened? lol

the-big-e
07-18-2006, 05:17 PM
I have one like that, but not that bad......:D

ThunderDave
07-18-2006, 05:25 PM
I think your water pump pulley broke and hit the crank pulley. :eek: :rolleyes:
Or maybe it's the balancer that broke and hit the water pump pulley. :eek: :(

7birdslater
07-18-2006, 05:36 PM
Ouch. Hope you can get all the pieces off the crank.

Chris89cougar
07-18-2006, 06:13 PM
Actually the crankshaft broke and the pulley went into the waterpump pulley.

90coug
07-18-2006, 06:20 PM
That doesn't look like a fast fix! :(

Tickler
07-18-2006, 06:25 PM
sounds like new motor time.

Chris89cougar
07-18-2006, 07:25 PM
I'll probably sell the car as is or part it out. I am not pulling the motor again.

Kevin Varnes
07-18-2006, 07:30 PM
Whoa back the bus up. If the crank is okay it is quite fixable. Many people have had the same failure and successfully repaired their car.

Young-SC-Owner
07-18-2006, 08:09 PM
i think he said the crank broke not the harmonic balancer:(

Chris89cougar
07-18-2006, 08:35 PM
Yes it was the crank that broke

Merlon
07-18-2006, 08:47 PM
i want dibs on the JLT true cold air intake:D

Chris89cougar
07-18-2006, 08:57 PM
LOL i just got the JLT CAI last week.

Merlon
07-18-2006, 09:07 PM
i was going to get one, but im a poor mo fo.

instead i went with a piece of bent tubing from the maf down, and a filter.
okay, not jlt!:D

CougarXR/7
07-18-2006, 10:28 PM
A broken crank ?, wow there is an "Aw ~~~~" moment. Wish you were closer to the Chicago area, I want to trade my trusty 93' Vicki for another S.C.. The 93' is in really great shape, the 35th needs work and I want another S.C. now

thirdbird
07-18-2006, 10:37 PM
aw hell!:( :( :(

David Neibert
07-18-2006, 10:41 PM
Ouch.....Did the balancer look okay when the underdrives were installed ?

David

Jogi
07-19-2006, 06:06 AM
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DutchSCFan76
07-19-2006, 06:44 AM
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Chris89cougar
07-19-2006, 10:18 AM
Ouch.....Did the balancer look okay when the underdrives were installed ?

David

As far as I can remember it looked okay, but I guess that doesn't mean that it was.

scbird1
07-19-2006, 11:44 AM
Just so you know alot of people think there crank broke and infact the balancer breaks into. The crank only sticks out about a inch or so from the timmig cover. Part of the balancer will stay with the crank. Just look very closley before you pull the plug on your car.

FredSC
07-19-2006, 01:59 PM
Like SCBird1 is saying, you probably just broke the balancer. It has about a 3 inch snout that goes into the engine over the crankshaft. In fact the front seal goes around this snout. Looking at the crank, you should see a circle within a circle. The outer circle (should have rough irregular front edge) is the balancer snout and will have to be removed. SC's have forged cranks which can really handle a beating.

If you put underdrive pulleys on a stock balancer, that would cause the imbalance that broke the balancer. the balancer and pulley are neutral balance when together, if either one is changed, the pair need to be balanced. Most people when they go BHJ get a set of aluminum pulleys which are both neutral separate so they stay neutral together.

chazzwozzle
07-19-2006, 07:00 PM
Actually the crankshaft broke and the pulley went into the waterpump pulley.
if the crank did indeed brake you might have gotten an engine with a cast crank rather than the forged one. i believe only some of the 89 engines had them

thirdbird
07-19-2006, 07:52 PM
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Chris89cougar
07-26-2006, 10:19 PM
Well I finally got around to taking part of the motor apart. I found this so far.

part of the oil pan, a main bearing and part of the timing chain.

Young-SC-Owner
07-26-2006, 10:22 PM
:( :( thats not good:eek:

merkur
07-27-2006, 11:12 AM
What were you doing when it happened? RPM, load, temp, boost. I would suggest the economy sized JBWELD would be in order.

David Neibert
07-27-2006, 11:30 AM
Well I finally got around to taking part of the motor apart. I found this so far.

part of the oil pan, a main bearing and part of the timing chain.

Your probably better off buying a used motor and rebuilding.

David

Chris89cougar
07-27-2006, 01:21 PM
I don't think I am going to fix it. I bought a new car anyways.

A 2006 Chevy Cobalt SS (http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/9/web/549000-549999/549352_16_full.jpg)

90coug
07-27-2006, 02:05 PM
I don't think I am going to fix it. I bought a new car anyways.

A 2006 Chevy Cobalt SS (http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/9/web/549000-549999/549352_16_full.jpg)

How much was that SS Cobalt? Like 27K ?

Chris89cougar
07-27-2006, 03:13 PM
no it was 22k

Young-SC-Owner
07-27-2006, 09:37 PM
nice little cars id say IDK any stats on em


ANYONE GOT ANY stats id like to know em:D

Chris89cougar
07-29-2006, 01:49 PM
this is what Car and Driver says:

Chevrolet Cobalt SS Supercharged
Vehicle type: front-engine, front-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 2-door coupe
Price as tested: $24,560 (base price: $21,995)
Engine type: supercharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4, aluminum block and head, port fuel injection
Displacement: 122 cu in, 1998cc
Power (SAE net): 205 bhp @ 5600 rpm
Torque (SAE net): 200 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm

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Transmission: 5-speed manual
Wheelbase: 103.3 in
Length/width/height: 180.3/67.9/55.7 in
Curb weight: 2911 lb

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Zero to 60 mph: 5.9 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 14.4 sec
Zero to 130 mph: 29.8 sec
Street start, 5-60 mph: 6.2 sec
Standing 1/4-mile: 14.4 sec @ 100 mph
Top speed (drag limited): 145 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 160 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.88 g
EPA fuel economy, city driving: 23 mpg
C/D-observed fuel economy: 20 mpg

Young-SC-Owner
07-29-2006, 01:58 PM
sounds like a fun lil car ya got there:p