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Forum: Saturn S-Series 11-12-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,893
Posted By fenharel
Sounds like an angry whale

Exactly as the title says. I'm driving down the road, and when the road noise and wind noise isn't bad, I can hear a humming sound that I've never heard before. Below 30mph I can't hear it, around...
Forum: Styling Modifications 10-27-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,101
Posted By fenharel
Rims

About how wide/large of rims would look good on an SL? The ones I am looking at are 17 by 7. Tires are almost as much as the rims... Summer only rims/tires for sure. Def keeping the steelies for the...
Forum: Performance Modifications 10-26-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
I read up on it a bit, and it seems like the...

I read up on it a bit, and it seems like the state bargained with the EPA to extend their deadline or something? IDK.
Forum: Performance Modifications 10-25-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
Emissions enforcement throughout Michigan is very...

Emissions enforcement throughout Michigan is very sporadic. In Grand Rapids, they do not require emissions testing. But, I know in Detroit they require testing, and in the SW portion of the state...
Forum: Styling Modifications 10-21-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 991
Posted By fenharel
Interior mods

Been thinking about changing the dash lights. I want them all to be red. RED.

How to do? I imagine it would probably take a newbie like myself... probably an entire weekend. But, I'm a newb and...
Forum: Performance Modifications 10-21-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
Perhaps ricer sound isn't the description I am...

Perhaps ricer sound isn't the description I am looking for... I just don't want stock sound. I have heard some really nice, deep notes coming from 4-cyl cars. Just wondering how to replicate that.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications 10-09-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
Replaced the motor mount. Only to have my...

Replaced the motor mount.
Only to have my exhaust break loose this week. I knew she was rusty, but I was hopeful that it would last through winter. Damn it. Looks like I will be making that purchase...
Forum: Styling Modifications 10-03-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,733
Posted By fenharel
I know I want to black out the taillights and I...

I know I want to black out the taillights and I found some nice headlights. I saw something called halogen halo. I think it might make the front end pop a bit since there isn't much in the way of...
Forum: Styling Modifications 10-01-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,733
Posted By fenharel
After tightening up the body panels, fixing the...

After tightening up the body panels, fixing the rust spots and banging out the little dents... I think I'll give her a nice clean paint job.

Aluminum rims (SO MANY CHOICES... Though, I do have it...
Forum: Performance Modifications 10-01-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
Been giving it a lot of thought... And I think I...

Been giving it a lot of thought... And I think I might just keep my old gal non-turbo'd. I think it might be biting off more than I can chew. For now, anyways... (Maybe I'll look into getting another...
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-29-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
Searched around and looked at other people's...

Searched around and looked at other people's turbo projects... holy rusted metal, Batman, I am intimidated. Lol
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-29-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
I agree. I will likely be getting it replaced...

I agree. I will likely be getting it replaced this coming weekend... The others should hold through the winter. Should. May end up replacing all of them before winter, though. Just to be sure.

An...
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-29-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
OH, and I forgot to mention... I noticed a...

OH, and I forgot to mention...

I noticed a small vibration that I hadn't noticed before. On suggestion from my step-father, I checked the motor mounts. Stupid Michigan winter weather and salt has...
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-29-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
I'm glad that my enthusiasm is rekindling yours! ...

I'm glad that my enthusiasm is rekindling yours!

Any suggestions on where to find and order the forged internals that I will need for the rebuild?

Make it food and BEER, and you've got a deal....
Forum: Styling Modifications 09-29-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,733
Posted By fenharel
Turns out I have a good connection to a guy who...

Turns out I have a good connection to a guy who can help with the body work and paint, so I can save a bit of cash on that. Woo!

As far as getting used mods... I'm not knowledgeable on such...
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-29-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
" megasquirt "universal" engine management...

" megasquirt "universal" engine management system" ???
I, what? Please tell me that is *not* the actual name lol

I have not "built" a car before. This will be my first project. I signed up on a...
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-27-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
I suppose the introduction thread can stop in...

I suppose the introduction thread can stop in favor of this one. *shrug*
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-27-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By fenharel
I got the evillest look from my gf today... Was...

I got the evillest look from my gf today... Was discussing mods with a friend and she overheard me. Later- "You don't need all of that junk on your car." My response- "And you just bought a brand new...
Forum: Styling Modifications 09-27-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,733
Posted By fenharel
I certainly do not intend on buying used mods....

I certainly do not intend on buying used mods. Just... doesn't seem right.

With the adjustable coil overs, I shouldn't have an issue with switching out my stock rims for the custom ones and back...
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-27-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
I do want to go for a turbo. But, you know, noob....

I do want to go for a turbo. But, you know, noob. Haha

I have so many questions, and I don't know where to start lol

I suppose the first question, is what can I get away with when rebuilding my...
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-26-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
I think I will start small after the rebuild, and...

I think I will start small after the rebuild, and go with the upgrades to intake, and exhaust to start.

If I'm not able to get a lot of power from the engine, maybe I should look for quicker...
Forum: Styling Modifications 09-26-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,733
Posted By fenharel
Looking for wheels/tires right now. Thinking of...

Looking for wheels/tires right now. Thinking of keeping my old rims and putting winter tires on them since I live in Michigan. Don't want to spend 1k on nice tires and rims just to have all of that...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-26-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By fenharel
All of that said, I am probably looking at 1.5k...

All of that said, I am probably looking at 1.5k for the engine rebuild. (Probably on the conservative side...) As of right now, I'm not sure what everything I would need to go with a turbo. She is a...
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-24-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By fenharel
Straight up, I want to increase power and speed....

Straight up, I want to increase power and speed. But I want to still be able to drive it to and from work. So, I suppose drag would be closer to my goal after thinking about it.
Forum: Styling Modifications 09-24-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,733
Posted By fenharel
True. Perhaps some side skirts, maybe fender...

True. Perhaps some side skirts, maybe fender splitters, fix the damn bumper sag, and get a nice paint job... Maybe lower the stance a bit once I get some wheels. Hmmm
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