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Forum: Maintenance and Repair   03-29-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By 2000sable
Use the sparkplug nonfouler trick and don't...

Use the sparkplug nonfouler trick and don't replace the cats at all. (http://www.civicforums.com/forums/229-electrical/329421-diy-o2-sensor-bypass-spark-plug-non-fouler-trick-installation-w-pics.html)
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes   03-28-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,170
Posted By 2000sable
Is your brake fluid clear? If it's dark, bleed...

Is your brake fluid clear? If it's dark, bleed it out it's wet fluid and probably the cause.
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain   03-28-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By 2000sable
1. Stop barking the tires. 2. Try some SeaFoam...

1. Stop barking the tires.
2. Try some SeaFoam Transtune for about 200 miles or so.
3. drop the pan and change the filter and whatever fluid drains via pan drop (use mercon V).
4. let us know how...
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   03-28-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,513
Posted By 2000sable
both are outstanding deals! Thank you!

both are outstanding deals! Thank you!
Forum: Aesthetics, Interior, Wheels and Tires   03-27-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,146
Posted By 2000sable
I use them. Love them.

I use them. Love them.
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes   03-20-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,100
Posted By 2000sable
I've been lucky. My setup is still like new...

I've been lucky. My setup is still like new after 30k miles. I almost went quick strut but went with a rock auto close out sale instead and moog springs.

And after looking them up on the...
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   03-20-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 23,012
Posted By 2000sable
162,000 original motor and transmission. 0-20...

162,000 original motor and transmission. 0-20 Mobil 1.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair   11-05-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,498
Posted By 2000sable
This stuff stops transmission shudder....

This stuff stops transmission shudder. (http://www.lubegard.com/%7E/C-113/LUBEGARD+Platinum+Universal+ATF+Protectant) I guarantee it.
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   11-05-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,940
Posted By 2000sable
The Viva 2 are a walmart only goodyear tire... ...

The Viva 2 are a walmart only goodyear tire... Get the road hazard with them and keep the 65k warranty paper work and receipt. They are a loud tire with poor wet, dry and winter traction but......
Forum: Maintenance and Repair   10-31-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,244
Posted By 2000sable
I've used 5-20 and 0-20 Mobil 1 at 10-15k change...

I've used 5-20 and 0-20 Mobil 1 at 10-15k change intervals for the last 58,000 miles with no problems. At 158,000 and some change now. Just saying. What is most important is caring about your car...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair   07-18-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,265
Posted By 2000sable
+1 - Probably leaking.

+1 - Probably leaking.
Forum: Aesthetics, Interior, Wheels and Tires   06-30-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By 2000sable
70 and 65 is the hieght of the tire from bead to...

70 and 65 is the hieght of the tire from bead to tread. He's going to a thinner shorter tire. As long as they fit on the rim and the rim fits the brakes...
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain   06-30-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,283
Posted By 2000sable
One thing to remember that Transmission fluid...

One thing to remember that Transmission fluid expands when hot. It's summer and the temps are rising. Havoing newer fluid means more expansion. Whatever you do do not over react to this situation....
Forum: Aesthetics, Interior, Wheels and Tires   06-29-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,251
Posted By 2000sable
I had twodiffernt brands of tires ona Windstar...

I had twodiffernt brands of tires ona Windstar for a short time and the AB would "stutter". I matched the new tires and the "stutter" went away.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair   06-29-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By 2000sable
If it is a mount, fix it sooner rahter than...

If it is a mount, fix it sooner rahter than later. A bad mount WILL cause transmission failure.
Forum: Aesthetics, Interior, Wheels and Tires   06-29-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,251
Posted By 2000sable
If he mixes 205's and 215's I guarentee you all...

If he mixes 205's and 215's I guarentee you all that the ABS will "stutter" like a mother F**cker.
Forum: Odds and Ends   06-29-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,056
Posted By 2000sable
Unions are needed more now than than they have...

Unions are needed more now than than they have been in the last 40 years. Real wages are down and have been declining every years for the last 11 years. The problem with that is the companies...
Forum: Electronics, Security, Audio and Visual   06-29-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,787
Posted By 2000sable
Smile Very good . Thank you. New battery. And so it...

Very good . Thank you. New battery. And so it begins.:P
Forum: Aesthetics, Interior, Wheels and Tires   06-28-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,251
Posted By 2000sable
Yes. Think about it. Changing the width of the...

Yes. Think about it. Changing the width of the tire changes the tires traction. How bad or good this will be I have no idea.


You aren't talking about mixing 205s and 215s are you? Do not...
Forum: Electronics, Security, Audio and Visual   06-28-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,787
Posted By 2000sable
Unhappy Parasitic Battery Drain

How does one go about finding a parasitic battery drain?:unsure:
Forum: Odds and Ends   06-28-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,056
Posted By 2000sable
Talking Mopar fan? Seriously?

Mopar fan? Seriously?
Forum: Odds and Ends   06-28-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,056
Posted By 2000sable
Angry I design surgical implants, well actually, I am...

I design surgical implants, well actually, I am part of a team that does, and the failure mode for lug studs when tightening has to be at the threads. It is unimmaginable to me that the lugs can't...
Forum: Odds and Ends   06-27-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,056
Posted By 2000sable
Cool Shop cut me some slack and total bill was $150. ...

Shop cut me some slack and total bill was $150. Honda's of all creeds have had the shearing lug stud problem for over a decade. There are more recent threads on the topic, including a how to for...
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   06-27-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,270
Posted By 2000sable
With a civic always check the lug studs by using...

With a civic always check the lug studs by using a tire iron and backing off each lug nut, if it feels like it won't back off after starting to back off and it is going to break, it's sheared. Stop...
Forum: Odds and Ends   06-27-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,056
Posted By 2000sable
My wife was making a left hand turn Saturday and...

My wife was making a left hand turn Saturday and sheared off three ****ing lug studs on the front drivers side! Had it towed to a tire shop. Looks like $300-450 to get it home.

From here on I...
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