Saturn ION Pedders Xa Coilover Install.f4v
Alan's autocross Saturn ION gets a set of Pedders Xa coilovers installed DIY style in a driveway. This video serves as a Do-It-Yourself guide. After watching this video if you are not confident you can do the install on your own, don't do it without the assistance of a more experienced DIY mechanic or take your car to a Pedders shop. Overall, it is not a complex install. If you have changed struts on a car you should be able to handle this porject.
Quick Saturn Ion Review
Big thanks to my friend Chris for lending me his beautiful Saturn Ion Redline for my first unofficial review video Had to make this review short and sweet. Next review coming soon... And here's a hint.. 600HP...
Saturn Ion key ignition stuck, part 1. Repair part 2 link below
Please Deactivate Adblock, because it removes on screen instructions to this part 1. A more important part 2 was added ( How to fix it permanently) just click on the following link http://youtu.be/gSXk5LQDflo The problem was on a 2005 saturn ion with automatic transmission. The key refuse to return to OFF position and to come out of ignition slot . Ignition only accept ACC ON START. ( this switch will also causes the doors to lock inadvertenly if you climb out of the car and leave it running on its own). On this video, watch How to MANUALLY OVERIDE IGNITION SWITCH SOLENOID and troubleshooting, in my case , it lead to the automatic transmission SHIFTER PARK MICROSWITCH, it failed frequently. As I got closer to the microswitch, loosing daylight , my cam focus was acting out the shifter is totally black making it hard to shoot I had to speed up and get it done. WATCH CLOSELY HOW I SLIGHTLY BEND THE MICROSWITCH LEVER TO GIVE IT MORE STRENGHT, i used a needle nose plier . The microswitch is held in place by a removable plastic clip ( it's got a green line painted onto it as you can see on the still image just prior to click on the play icon ) I removed with a small flat tip screwdriver pushing from the Inside out , no need to unclip top shifter panel. So after all this, I went for a test ride, the problem disappeared, yes! it works, so far so good but a permanent fix is required , it is best to replace it. So, watch part 2 you will see better how to fix it. http://youtu.be/gSXk5LQDflo ( new update 23dec 2014, I just received a GM RECALL for this exact problem)
Honda Hater's Ion Redline Burning Rubber for 2 Blocks 1st Time
Have to give my car back to the bank unfortunately. So I decided how long I could do a burn out down the couple blocks by my house. I was roasting them all thru 2nd gear and had to stop for a stop sign. I'm sure I could have kept going thru at least some of 3rd. :-) That's what 300hp in a front wheel drive car gets ya :-D