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Old 04-22-2012, 09:23 PM
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Hey Sean! nice lookin rig there!!
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:52 PM
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Thanks bud

Everything seems like it's trying to stop me from getting my TC in saturday. The wife's car broke down again so I need to fix that asap. Hopefully I can get that done this evening and tomorrow evening though. TC is still scheduled to go in saturday. I know if I keep putting it off it will never get installed lol. It's going to be a busy weekend for sure...
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what happpend to her caR??
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I believe the water pump has broken. Only about 5 or 10 thousand miles on it too. Cheap chinese parts. It came with the timing belt kit, I should have left the oem pump in. So tonight I will do the whole job again. Lift motor, pull off timing set, replace pump, and reassemble. Should be able to do it in about 2-3 hours this time, but getting the timing set correctly and adjusting tension takes a careful eye and patience...
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but getting the timing set correctly and adjusting tension takes a careful eye and patience...
And that's when I start throwing wrenches
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Yea things end up getting tossed.. especially when I have to do it over again. Hope that TC gets put in for ya soon man.. I got headers been sittin for a while I want to put in but other things keep coming up also lol
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I think I just set a record. I changed out the pump and reassembled just about everything, it took under 3 hours from when I opened the garage until I closed it. All I have left to do is put the serpentine belt back on, airbox back on, fill with coolant, and put a splash gaurd and the wheel/tire back on. But I have the motor mounts bolted back down and everything, all the hard work is done. 30 min max tomorrow evening. Everything went pretty smoothly, I did throw a wrench or two and spit out a few curse words though. Let's hope I'm not a tooth off (or worse) when I fire it up tomorrow. I was setting the belt and tension in the dark so that worries me...

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I think I just set a record. I changed out the pump and reassembled just about everything, it took under 3 hours from when I opened the garage until I closed it. All I have left to do is put the serpentine belt back on, airbox back on, fill with coolant, and put a splash gaurd and the wheel/tire back on. But I have the motor mounts bolted back down and everything, all the hard work is done. 30 min max tomorrow evening. Everything went pretty smoothly, I did throw a wrench or two and spit out a few curse words though. Let's hope I'm not a tooth off (or worse) when I fire it up tomorrow. I was setting the belt and tension in the dark so that worries me...

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They get paid for how much time they can waste so they won't lol
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