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  1. Thread: Head Gasket Advice

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    While the manifolds are off, in the example of...

    While the manifolds are off, in the example of early engines, if better exhaust flow is the goal, this is also a good time to swap the passenger side manifold for the later '94/'95 style. This change...
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    He overhauled an SC/TEVES ABS pump motor for me last Sept.

    Ken
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    The usual culprit is the multi-wire ignition...

    The usual culprit is the multi-wire ignition switch down on the side of the steering column, inside the dash (not the lock cylinder assy.).

    These are prone to fail when the shell/connector move...
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    Correct. AFAIK, modifier for the trans is...

    Correct.

    AFAIK, modifier for the trans is meant to -increase- friction on the synchronizer rings. Those are responsible for helping the gears match rotational speed as they make contact and reduce...
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    Score! Thanks for the followup. Ken

    Score! Thanks for the followup.

    Ken
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    It is a hard plastic, vs. rubber/silicone, which...

    It is a hard plastic, vs. rubber/silicone, which tend to collapse under vacuum (not pressure) as found in these circuits. Might be best to avoid the risk if you DIY, especially when the proper...
  7. Thread: Weird reactions

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    Where are the range gauges on the tensioners? ...

    Where are the range gauges on the tensioners?

    Any soot from rubber belt shedding on the hood blanket over the snout?

    If you know you need at least one belt, get it done and see if your problem...
  8. Good news that - thanks for the wrap up, and...

    Good news that - thanks for the wrap up, and Happy Holidays!

    Ken
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    Sean I don't know which year SC you're working...

    Sean

    I don't know which year SC you're working on, but as I recall, early/90 sees hot at all times pin 8, and hot start/run pin 13. Nothing is going out to the EEC (pin 24?) if pin 8 isn't hot.
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  10. Thread: Cars and Kool-Aid

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    Cars and Kool-Aid

    My friend the single Dad and his two young sons decided that they would create a new kid-centric YT channel...something they could do together, while finding a use for some of the time they have on...
  11. I replaced that hose on my Anny less than a year...

    I replaced that hose on my Anny less than a year back. Not sure I recall all details, so... As already noted, that's one of the upper heater hoses. I think there is a PDF with an drawing that shows...
  12. Thread: Horn Pad

    by KMT
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    Horn Pad

    I have one - tried to send PM, but your inbox is full.

    Ken
  13. You can see the fire ring fail on the headgasket,...

    You can see the fire ring fail on the headgasket, back cylinder around 10 o'clock...pretty common location, I think, mine was down around 8.

    For the block, just clean it, being sure to inspect as...
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    Can you hear the pump run? Check high current...

    Can you hear the pump run?

    Check high current fuel pump relay fuse in the PCB in front of the battery. Consider testing/replacing the fuel pump relay, which I think is in the trunk near the fuel...
  15. AFAIK, the harness is in all SCs whether or not...

    AFAIK, the harness is in all SCs whether or not the VMM is installed, so you should be ok to run without it if you want.

    As for a double din, there was someone here that did it, but I recall one...
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    Got it, thanks - I thought maybe you'd be in the...

    Got it, thanks - I thought maybe you'd be in the market.

    Good luck w/the swap, keep us posted on how it works out if you have the time to share, pls.

    Ken
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    Suggest you wait & ask Charles those questions,...

    Suggest you wait & ask Charles those questions, but, those gears (vs. the rotors) are isolated to the snout, and nothing from any parts in there can get into your motor. In the mean time, I wouldn't...
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    Might want to talk to Charles @ magnum powers,...

    Might want to talk to Charles @ magnum powers, here in Oregon. He specializes in our M90.

    https://magnumpowers.com

    I'd give him a call for advice/options/rebuilding/parts.

    Not sure I'd rely...
  19. Shocks for the SC's auto ride control system are...

    Shocks for the SC's auto ride control system are very hard to find, meaning no longer available new from the parts industry.

    You can search here for tips on using non-ARC type shocks, or perhaps...
  20. Thread: Cruise Control

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    Yes - if it doesn't hold vacuum when you block...

    Yes - if it doesn't hold vacuum when you block off the BK/Y port, it seems to have failed.

    The valve at the pedal should vent/open to the atmosphere when the pedal is pushed.

    Put vacuum to the...
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    Msg. sent. Ken

    Msg. sent.

    Ken
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    Sending you an email... Ken

    Sending you an email...

    Ken
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    I don't remember the details, but I know I didn't...

    I don't remember the details, but I know I didn't fully skin either section.

    If you're only doing the 60% side cover, it might be less work to swap skins, tho.
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    Tim: As I recall, they come out w/the...

    Tim:

    As I recall, they come out w/the bolster...

    I swapped my bolster twice now, but I don't recall anything major when retaining the original seat backs as part of that process:
    ...
  25. Thread: Please Help

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    This is for an '89, but it may still provide some...

    This is for an '89, but it may still provide some help:

    http://mnharms.com/tutorials/disnostart/


    Good luck.
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