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Forum: General Saturn Sky Discussion   Yesterday, 08:24 PM
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Posted By The_Ghost
No...HPTuners only programs the ECM...it does not...

No...HPTuners only programs the ECM...it does not touch the BCM.
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   01-11-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By The_Ghost
Just remember...if it's higher mileage, you risk...

Just remember...if it's higher mileage, you risk blowing it up because the engine isn't worn in for more boost/hp/etc.... Might not be right away, but it can happen.
Forum: Getting Your Saturn Sky   01-10-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,359
Posted By The_Ghost
That would be your HPFP is leaking. So...

That would be your HPFP is leaking.

So first things first...you need to get the air line fixed before you look at anything else....

IF....you are still getting the p2178 too rich at idle,...
Forum: SKYRoadster News   01-07-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By The_Ghost
I know as much as they do....I sold cars for 3+...

I know as much as they do....I sold cars for 3+ years and I worked in service and parts for 8+ years, not too mention F&I and put the deals together for sales... Making sure you don't get screwed is...
Forum: SKYRoadster News   01-07-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By The_Ghost
Trust me....if you're a good customer and you've...

Trust me....if you're a good customer and you've bought a few cars from them and you've had most of your service (warranty and maintenance) done there, they give away the house. Or they will cut...
Forum: SKYRoadster News   01-06-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By The_Ghost
This is a common misconception among people that...

This is a common misconception among people that a dealership makes $7000 on a car and is obscure. Maybe a Lambo or Ferrari dealer....but not a domestic or comparable foreign....even a luxury...
Forum: SKYRoadster News   01-05-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By The_Ghost
Actually the F&I manager (financial manager as...

Actually the F&I manager (financial manager as you called them) gets your credit approved and tries to sell you some of the products they sell (warranties, alarms, etc)...they have a set price they...
Forum: General Saturn Sky Discussion   12-23-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,436
Posted By The_Ghost
I've had a dyno tune, pushed to the ragged edge,...

I've had a dyno tune, pushed to the ragged edge, and I havent had any internal failures. I'm at about 340hp at the crank (283hp at wheels). The only possible failure I have currently is my balancer...
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   12-21-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By The_Ghost
Yep....the tuner that tuned my car, shut mine...

Yep....the tuner that tuned my car, shut mine off....even though I asked him not too.
Forum: Technical Saturn Sky Discussion   12-09-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By The_Ghost
Solo Street Race Performance exhaust....no...

Solo Street Race Performance exhaust....no mufflers and isn't loud till you get on it.... I know...I have it... Start the video at 3:05 if you want to hear hard acceleration....
...
Forum: General Saturn Sky Discussion   12-03-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By The_Ghost
2.4 are notorious on every single vehicle they're...

2.4 are notorious on every single vehicle they're in to plug around the 90k-110k, some even sooner. I've seen it on Terrains, Skys, Solstice, G6, Malibus, Impalas....all of them. I'm guessing with...
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   12-01-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By The_Ghost
People use battery tenders all the time here. ...

People use battery tenders all the time here. Furthermore, I realize our battery size is hard to find, but have you tried Menards? That's where I've gotten mine. If they dont carry it, they'll...
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   12-01-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By The_Ghost
So why not go back to an ACDelco?

So why not go back to an ACDelco?
Forum: General Saturn Sky Discussion   11-23-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By The_Ghost
Do you want "cashmere" or "suede"???? Be careful...

Do you want "cashmere" or "suede"???? Be careful what you tell an upholstery shop. Cashmere is a wool...suede is a brush leather and alcantara is a blend of synthetic material that gives a suede...
Forum: General Saturn Sky Discussion   11-23-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,436
Posted By The_Ghost
Sorry....any type of "enhancers" don't really...

Sorry....any type of "enhancers" don't really work on the 2.0L turbo cars.
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   11-16-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By The_Ghost
Did you change the entire unit or just the...

Did you change the entire unit or just the gasket? If you did the entire unit, that should fix the problem, unless you have a leaky injector, which is rare....
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   11-14-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By The_Ghost
Nope...it's a sealed unit, so I would assume that...

Nope...it's a sealed unit, so I would assume that the bladder goes bad. If you left it go long enough, you would get the p2178. My issue is that all oil I've ever smelled has a hint of gasoline to...
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   11-13-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By The_Ghost
I can vouch....mine failed and continued to run. ...

I can vouch....mine failed and continued to run. You "should" get a p2178 "too rich at idle" if this is happening. You may also get backfiring if you leave it in gear during coast-down.
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   11-10-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By The_Ghost
One is for higher boost engines IMSMC. Just go...

One is for higher boost engines IMSMC. Just go stock unless you're pushing over 25psi of boost.
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   11-10-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By The_Ghost
Here is a quote right from e3's website: A...

Here is a quote right from e3's website:

A black, feathery carbon deposit on your spark plugs can be an indication of a weak spark or an overly rich fuel mixture. Causes may include a stuck choke,...
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   11-10-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By The_Ghost
LOL....no biggie. Just a quick note, there won't...

LOL....no biggie. Just a quick note, there won't be any sputtering or unusual effects of a leaking HPFP. If you have a manual and leave in gear during coast down, you might get backfiring...if you...
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   11-10-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By The_Ghost
You are much like me 8 years ago when I bought my...

You are much like me 8 years ago when I bought my car....looking for something better then what GM gave me. Trust me, as I was told, when I was a baby owner of a Kappa, the OE stuff like...
Forum: General Saturn Sky Discussion   11-09-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By The_Ghost
Hey...went to high school with a kid named Rusty...

Hey...went to high school with a kid named Rusty Bolt.....is that you?
Forum: Saturn Sky Redline Discussion   11-05-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By The_Ghost
On the turbo cars, even though the manual says...

On the turbo cars, even though the manual says 100k, it's actually about 25-35k. Performance really falls off after about 60k on them and then the CELs follow. Don't waste your $$$ on gimicky spark...
Forum: General Saturn Sky Discussion   10-27-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By The_Ghost
It's cheaper to take one pic. We do this all the...

It's cheaper to take one pic. We do this all the time....Photoshop is my best friend. We take the same pic and "mirror" it or change the color all the time. All of the Akebono pads on all of the...
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