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    Today, 10:14 PM
    Try this: http://mnharms.com/tutorials/disnostart/ - you'll need an LED test light (computer safe). Harbor Freight sells one for $10 I like, but I...
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    Today, 06:26 PM
    These cars live/die on their electrics and suffer when not driven. Circuits can be compromised without the car rusting ;) Corrosion can hide not just...
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    Today, 02:51 PM
    The most common issue in that example, where it didn't have the additional issues when parked and you can't talk to the EEC now might be power and...
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    02-19-2019, 09:00 PM
    Some good info courtesy racecougar in this thread: http://www.sccoa.com/forums/showthread.php?132710
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    02-19-2019, 12:38 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Rough, miss-like idle in Technical Forum
    David: I always assumed 3-digit codes were OBD-II centric, but according to this page, they are '91 (some) and up:...
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    02-19-2019, 11:06 AM
    KMT replied to a thread Rough, miss-like idle in Technical Forum
    Noted, thanks. Is your '91 OBD-I or OBD-II? I've only seen 2-digit so far on my '90 w/OBD-I, and matt has an '89. Ken
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    02-18-2019, 08:11 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Rough, miss-like idle in Technical Forum
    Copper RTV spec sheet says this about that: "Chemical / Solvent Resistance The product retains effective properties in contact with most shop...
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    02-18-2019, 12:46 AM
    KMT replied to a thread Rough, miss-like idle in Technical Forum
    I meant bare metal where that large accessory bracket attaches to the front of the engine. The DIS -does- need the silicone paste that comes with...
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    02-17-2019, 10:32 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Rough, miss-like idle in Technical Forum
    SCs live/die by their electrics/electronics. A compromised harness can include visual damage as well as hidden. Some wires are shielded to fight off...
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    02-17-2019, 06:20 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Rough, miss-like idle in Technical Forum
    At least it's something to go on ;) Like I said...don't keep firing the parts cannon at it. Might be wiring/harness. Inspect the harness for the...
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    02-16-2019, 11:54 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Rough, miss-like idle in Technical Forum
    Disconnect the cam sensor and try to fire it up...might take more than one try. See if it runs differently/better. Double check plug wire layout:
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    02-15-2019, 08:03 PM
    Nice - sounds good from here...thanks for sharing.
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    02-15-2019, 02:30 PM
    KMT replied to a thread New Crank Sensor in Want to Buy
    This is the one you want...early style: Keep looking.
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    02-15-2019, 12:49 AM
    KMT replied to a thread SC Videos in Non Technical Forum
    For sure - might have been 3rd/direct. Besides putting it on the dyno, I had it in with a vibration complaint above 80 and I think there may have...
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    02-13-2019, 06:32 PM
    KMT replied to a thread SC Videos in Non Technical Forum
    Thanks. I think on that run he soft pedaled it up to around 55 to get the AOD in OD, then took it up from there to what looked like 107mph. Total...
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    02-12-2019, 08:06 PM
    Avg. 20# cu.ft. - ouch. One would be bad enough, but two :( Either have a moonroof? Insurance...comp, at least?
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    02-12-2019, 04:28 PM
    Yes, special. There are currently no new replacement units available, however. If at all possible, it is best to keep what you have if you wish...
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    02-11-2019, 03:17 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Rough, miss-like idle in Technical Forum
    Can you get it to a local auto parts store and ask them to read the codes for you? I'd like to know more about why you mentioned something about...
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    02-11-2019, 01:18 PM
    I think that kind of gauge action, especially after the system has been opened, typically indicates air in the system. If you're confident the...
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    02-11-2019, 01:41 AM
    KMT replied to a thread Rough, miss-like idle in Technical Forum
    First thing I'd do is stop firing the parts cannon at it. Can you re-check and list current codes? Have you had a look at the plugs yet? Do...
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    02-10-2019, 02:46 PM
    KMT started a thread SC Videos in Non Technical Forum
    Just pushed four SC-centric videos to youTube. One is a short video w/thermal imaging, one is a vanity/montage, one is a windshield replacement...
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    02-06-2019, 10:12 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Push button start in Technical Forum
    Is there a (temporary) wire keeper on the switch itself? IIRC, there should be small piece of paper, like what we oft find in a fortune...
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    02-06-2019, 10:04 PM
    KMT replied to a thread New Crank Sensor in Want to Buy
    Good info, thanks - For anyone working this type of mod, be sure to maintain OE-style wire shielding and 'case grounds' to help avoid EMI.
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    02-06-2019, 08:24 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Push button start in Technical Forum
    Yep. Want to see some real fail, wait 'till you get a look at the old switch ;) Should be installation instructions w/the new switch about...
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    02-05-2019, 07:57 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Radio advice in Technical Forum
    As noted above, the scosche adapter for the amps in the rear is: https://www.amazon.com/SCOSCHE-FD07B-1989-94-Premium-location/dp/B000OQ8AAM ...
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    02-05-2019, 12:16 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Radio advice in Technical Forum
    In addition to the other features I noted above, I like having the single DIN look w/the optional 7" pop-out articulated display.. Looks standard...
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    02-05-2019, 12:01 PM
    Check the metal dust shields to see if they are contacting the rotors...including jacking it up and seeing if either wheel bearing has play/noise in...
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    02-04-2019, 11:43 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Radio advice in Technical Forum
    No idea if that can be accomplished. I yanked both rear factory amps and used a Scosche adapter to put the factory speaker harness back online. ...
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    02-04-2019, 11:19 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Radio advice in Technical Forum
    There are -two- amps - check power to, and output from, both while you're at it. From the link above, see: ...
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    02-03-2019, 04:22 PM
    KMT replied to a thread Radio advice in Technical Forum
    Sorry if I missed it - did you sanity check to make sure the circuit/amp is ok back there? I'd do that before I got too far into replacing the sub...
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