UPDATE just bought a bodykit from Anydys auto sport 24/05/12
Heres the link to HIDs and LEDs i installed.
Having fun, Project car, rebuilt the whole motor, cleaned the tranny.
17" VOX Rims 205 40 17 General Exclaim UHP, Using nothing but full synthetic oil, Castrol Synthetic.
Had the Head reconditioned at Arsenault Cylinder Heads Ltd in shediac,NB.CAN.
How to Seafoam your vehicle (Also called Top Engine Clean)
This is a carbon deposit cleaner that when used can help eliminate the
carbon deposits that build up in the top end of your engine block. I
perform this about every 15,000 miles on my own vehicle.
Steps to seafoaming:
1. Bring your vehicle up to normal operation temperature
2. Separate seafoam canister into 3 equal parts (one will be for sucking
through a pvc line or brakeBooster
line, one for gas tank, and one for putting in the oil filler cap)
3. Locate the PVC valve that runs through the intake manifold, for this is
where you will initially suck 1/3 of the seafoam canister through.
(If PVC is non accessible then you can use your brake Booster line in the same manner.)
4. Once engine is at normal operational temperature, have another person
sit in the drive seat and bring the engine RPM up to around 1500.
5. Pull your PVC off (or brake Booster line) and start slowly sucking 1/3 of
the seafoam in through either of these locations. Be cautious & steady
handed, you don't want to stall the engine out.
6. Once you've sucked all of the 1/3 portion up turn the engine off &
replace pvc or brake Booster to its
7. Once engine is off, unscrew your Oil Filler cap & pour 1/3 of the
seafoam in as if it were oil.
8. Unscrew gas cap and put the remaining 1/3 seafoam in.
9. Leave the car alone for 15 minutes.
10. Come back to the car and start it up, let it idle for about 10-15
seconds and then BRING ENGINE RPMS TO A STEADY 2000-3000RPM for no more
than a couple minutes.
(major revving or fluctuation can knock carbon deposits loose so please
keep a steady foot)
11. Once this is complete, take your car for a 10-15 mile drive, while
doing so make sure to bring the engine through its total rev band spectrum
to make sure all the carbon deposits have been cleaned out.
12. Once the drive is complete, bring the car back home.
13. CHANGE YOUR OIL & FILTER & SPARKPLUGS WITH KNOWN GOOD OEM SPEC PARTS.
(The reasoning behind this is that the seafoam lowers the viscosity of your
oil, thus weakening its ability to control wear on your engines major
mating surfaces and your plugs get buggered up with carbon after this
tuneup due to the carbon coming loose during the tuneup.. So an Oil/Filter
change & Spark Plugs are a must after seafoaming is complete
14. Tune Up is complete!
Saturn Idle problem.mov
In this video we show you how to replace an idle air control solenoid and
clean the throttle body on a 1996 Saturn. This car was having a
excessively high idle. It would stay at 1500 RPM even though your foot was
not on the gas pedal. This was caused by carbon build up around and behind
the throttle body as well as a defective idle air control solenoid.
Jonesy's Auto Club videos are for reference and entertainment only and
should not be taken as a direct step by step guides. If you attempt a
repair like the one seen in this video please use the proper safety
equipment, take your time and do the job right.
Pimped Out Saturn SL2 (Subs, TV's, Pa System, TInt, Playstation, Blacked Out)
UPDATE: got new 18" Konig rims with Kumho tires, front license plate and
bar across "grill" in the front were both removed, subs and tv's were
swapped due to badd trunk rattle with NO solution. so tv's are in the
trunk, got "shag" carpet in the trunk and on the bk of the back seats,
black emblems, "Saturn Racing Team" decal on the top of the windshield,
painted calipers and drums black. repainted the dash, painted molding above
the windows black, Weapon-R cold air intake, and more. so pretty much I
need a new video ASAP. lol
*2 12 inch Type R
*Q-Logic Ported/Sealed Box
*2 15 inch Sony TV's
*Power Acoustic PTID-6500
*150 Watt PA System (Speaker is OUTSIDE)
*Blacked-Out Taillights and Side markers
*Sony Playstation 2
*5 % tint
*Bulldog 200 Deluxe Remote Start
All installation was done by myself, including remote start and tint job.
Any questions or comments are appreciated!
Instrument Cluster Light and Domelight Replacement/ LED Conversion on 98 Saturn SL2
This video was a fun one to do. You can use this as a video on replacing
the standard bulb that goes into the socket, or you can replace them with
LED's! Recently ran across a few threads on a popular forum for Saturns
about putting in LED's. Thought this was a good idea. I got my bulbs from
superbrightleds.com. Below are the part numbers:
74-CWHP3 Mini Wedge Base - for the instrument cluster
RL4410-CWHP9 Rigid Loop Festoon - Domelight
I kind of skipped over the removal because there was another video already
made. Props to Richpin06a for a great instructional that helped me. link
for his video is below:
I am piggybacking off his video to show the light replacement on the
This might be long, but I hope you enjoy it.
Thanks for Watching!
Who races a saturn 4 door car?
My 1997 saturn SL1 converted. I took out the sohc and put in a dohc,
header, 2 & 1/2" Exhaust with Dynomax muffler. High voltage
MSD coils, 8.8 wires. It had a bored throttle body and true cold air
intake. I installed an egr block off plate and I used fuel injectors from a
Pontiac grand am gt. The transmission is the original 5 speed from the sohc
setup which has lower gearing. The car was dropped a little by cutting the
strut springs. The wheels are 16" aluminum. The guages were changed as well
with the motor swap as can be seen at 4:57 in the vid, so the readings are
accurate. Note how it pulls from 60 to 90mph. Pretty decent for a naturally
aspirated 4 cylinder.
Some cool clips and pictures of my 2000 Saturn SL.
1994 Saturn SL2 Compression Test - Do I need to replace piston rings?
First time doing a compression test. Apologies for noob comments during
the video : )
Cylinders 1, 2, and 3: 210 psi right away
Cylinder 4: 170 psi
After adding a capful of oil to each cylinder, they all go up to between
225 and 250, with the 4th cylinder at 235.
The things I'm reading say piston rings are worn. The difference between
the first 3 and the 4th is 40 psi. The difference after adding the little
bit of oil is +/- 12.5 psi across all 4 (less than 6% variation, or 10%
from highest to lowest).
So the question is, is it bad enough to warrant an engine rebuild?
I used to get 36 mpg freeway now I'm getting 30. Some of that could be due
to other problems though.
2000 Saturn SL2 Exhaust and Seafoam 09072011
Just had this Exhaust put on today
I also just rolled over 130,000 mi. (130,009 mi. to be exact), so I did a
seafoam at the end of the video (single bottle, 1 1/3 cups in the tank,
rest in the brake Booster).
To hear it drive around, click here:
List of Modifications:
K&N high-flow filter on 2 1/2" stainless steel short ram intake
Intake heat shielded with Thermo-Tec CoolAir Tube Heat Shield
OBX 4-2-1 headers (primed, painted, & clearcoated with VHT FlameProof)
Wrapped with DEi 2" Titanim Exhaust
Wrap (down to flex pipe)
Wrap sealed with DEi Black HT (High Temperature) Silicone Coating
Hi-Flow Catalytic Converter
1 7/8" to 2 1/4" stainless steel pipes (after converter)
(Reversed) 2 1/2" Cherrybomb Glasspack muffler at the end
Muffler spray painted black with High Temperature paint (to hide the black
burn marks from welding on the muffler)
3A Racing 2 3/4" ID-4 1/2" OD oval tip welded on end of the (reversed)
Front Strut Tower Bar (Brace)
NOS Steering Wheel Cover
"Bling" (09) Highschool Graduation Tassel
Pilot Billet Aluminum Pedal Covers with Carbon Fiber Grips
Nokya A/T Chrome Billet Aluminum Shifter Handle
"Blue Flames" seat covers
Official (Silver) The Fast and the Furious carbon fiber-imitation foam
light-up (sequential-flashing) seatbelt pads
"8-ball" cigarette lighter
I'm currently putting out around 165hp and 160tq and getting 28mpg in the
city and 38 mpg on the highway.
To see my last seafoam (with the stock Exhaust) click here:
2002 Saturn sl2 and it has taken everything the only car I lost to is a BMW