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January 8th, 2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,370
Posted By yzzerdd

I replaced the plugs and wires this morning, and...

I replaced the plugs and wires this morning, and let me tell you, the car runs like it's brand new. In the year that I've had this LeSabre, it has NEVER ran this good. No more stalling, no misses....
January 7th, 2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,370
Posted By yzzerdd

Ah, my memory failed me. Broke out the voltmeter...

Ah, my memory failed me. Broke out the voltmeter today and got right down to probing. I have the TPS adjusted as perfect as I can with analog. I did several runs, and several code checks after...
January 6th, 2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,370
Posted By yzzerdd

I replaced the TPS just now. I unplugged the...

I replaced the TPS just now. I unplugged the battery, hooked it back up, and ran it for a minute. Code 34, mas airflow, is gone. Still have the TPS code. However, it may just need adjusting. I have...
January 6th, 2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,370
Posted By yzzerdd

I cleaned the mass airflow sensor, with...

I cleaned the mass airflow sensor, with significant improvement to the running of the engine. More power, and a bit less chug to it. Still doesn't run quite right. I've been trying to figure out how...
January 3rd, 2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,370
Posted By yzzerdd

Yeah, I was trying to replace the TPS this...

Yeah, I was trying to replace the TPS this afternoon. I have a new one, but it's damn near impossible to get to one of the two phillips screws. That is, without removing the throttle body, which...
January 3rd, 2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,370
Posted By yzzerdd

3800 V6 (Buick)

I'm working on my brother's car(my old car) and am stumped, so I thought I'd come here. It is a 1990 Buick LeSabre with a 3800 series 1. 4-speed automatic. Ran GREAT when I sold it to him a year ago....
October 2nd, 2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,134
Posted By yzzerdd

I'm 19. I learned to drive in an 87 Cutlass...

I'm 19. I learned to drive in an 87 Cutlass Ciera, and later bought the car after my mom sold it. It was my first car. I've since owned an 83 Custom Cruiser (had to replace the trans) and currently...
Forum: Cutlass
October 1st, 2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,059
Posted By yzzerdd

96(I know!) Cutlass Ciera TCC

Hello,

Used to be active on the forum when I owned an '83 Olds Custom Cruiser. Well I'm back in an Olds (finally), but it's a newer one. Anyhow, I'm hoping someone here might be able to help.
...
Forum: Site Help
February 2nd, 2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By yzzerdd

Which is roughly 11KB. Hmm. interesting. It's all...

Which is roughly 11KB. Hmm. interesting. It's all well within the forum limits. Only thing I can think of is to try submitting a full-size picture as your avatar and letting the forum convert it...
Forum: Site Help
February 1st, 2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By yzzerdd

What is the size of the original, in terms of...

What is the size of the original, in terms of disk space, not resolution? Right click on the picture, click properties, and it should tell you the size in KB of the file.

--Jack
Forum: Site Help
January 29th, 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By yzzerdd

It has to be 140x140 OR 19.5KB, whichever is...

It has to be 140x140 OR 19.5KB, whichever is smaller. Open the picture using Microsoft Paint, or whatever you use to edit pictures. Toy around with the attributes of the image, trying to get it to...
Forum: Body work
January 22nd, 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By yzzerdd

You could use the de-icer in a can to clear up...

You could use the de-icer in a can to clear up the door seals. But lately I've been contemplating another fix. Alot of the car manuals for cars I've had indicate to lubricate the door...
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 25th, 2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,908
Posted By yzzerdd

Theres a great saying that almost never ends...

Theres a great saying that almost never ends well:

"Hold my beer and watch this!"

--Jack
June 15th, 2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By yzzerdd

Yes, I've been following that thread since it had...

Yes, I've been following that thread since it had started. There does not seem to be a lick of frame damage on the car. It's too bad the T-bird didn't get to make it to my graduation ceremony last...
June 12th, 2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By yzzerdd

It's going to be about $250-$300 to get it out...

It's going to be about $250-$300 to get it out around this point in time. $20 a day. Plus, they raped me with a $200 notification charge...They notified me of it being towed there several days AFTER...
Forum: The Clubhouse
June 5th, 2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,376
Posted By yzzerdd

LMAO! Thats hillarious. Secret handshake. ...

LMAO! Thats hillarious. Secret handshake.

Both my parents were/are bikers, and I'm telling you, those activists were asking for it. Nah, the bikers don't seem like they were that pissed off,...
June 4th, 2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,163
Posted By yzzerdd

Around here, the going rate is about $20/can....

Around here, the going rate is about $20/can. There is ALOT available. You can even get it in unopened cylinders. Anyhow, I wouldn't expect to spend any more than $15-$20 per can, anywhere.

I...
June 3rd, 2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By yzzerdd

Well, being a student (graduating next week) and...

Well, being a student (graduating next week) and only having a part time job, I naturally had only liability on the car. The Mustang will be paid for up to $25K.

Yes, my car nose-dived when I...
June 2nd, 2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By yzzerdd

Totalled the T-Bird!

Sad sad day. At 3:45PM my T-Bird was no more. Was cruising along at 40MPH or so on a busy road at a busy intersection. There was a tore up Beetle in the middle of the intersection with an ex-cop...
May 16th, 2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,091
Posted By yzzerdd

If I were you, instead of getting one of the old...

If I were you, instead of getting one of the old hitches that just bolt to the back of the car with 3 bars that are bolted together, I'd take it to a hitch place and have a weight distributing hitch...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 9th, 2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By yzzerdd

Thankyou Sandy. Oh, it was pretty good. Put a...

Thankyou Sandy. Oh, it was pretty good. Put a cat-back on my car. Not very loud, but sounds just as I wanted it to. Quiet when idling, quiet at cruise, good mellow roar when I romp on it. Replaced...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 9th, 2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By yzzerdd

Thanks for the good wishes Allan. Sounds like a...

Thanks for the good wishes Allan. Sounds like a pleasant birthday.

--Ryan
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 8th, 2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By yzzerdd

Yeah, I heard that guy in Denton thought he had...

Yeah, I heard that guy in Denton thought he had gold there. Didn't realize prices were that high.

It may be Lavon...I was talking to a friend of mine and he said that in Garland there is a road...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 8th, 2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By yzzerdd

'Round these parts, the junkyards are fairly...

'Round these parts, the junkyards are fairly plentiful. I've been to 3 in the area, but there is a whole mess of them in Garland and a U-pull it in Arlington. The 3 I've been to have been pretty...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 7th, 2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By yzzerdd

LOL can't help but notice you reuse the card with...

LOL can't help but notice you reuse the card with sticky notes :D. Leaky sure looks happy.

Happy birthday Blue Vista. Day after mine. Well, actually, out in Ohio, I reckon it's the 8th. Mine was...
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 26th, 2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By yzzerdd

WOW. Here is a link: ...

WOW. Here is a link: http://cellar.org/iotd.php?threadid=18694

--Ryan
April 21st, 2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,755
Posted By yzzerdd

I too have an issue with detonation. Luckily for...

I too have an issue with detonation. Luckily for me, premium gas (or premium mixed with mid-grade) cures the problem completely. I have since adjusted my timing (it was 6 degrees advanced) and have...
April 12th, 2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By yzzerdd

Well, I think, even with a newer Oldsmobile, this...

Well, I think, even with a newer Oldsmobile, this is probably as good as it'll ever be. Heck, they accept (pretend to accept? lol) me, and I don't even have an Oldsmobile anymore, just an old Ford....
Forum: Small Blocks
April 11th, 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,606
Posted By yzzerdd

Sounds alot like my car did when I first got...

Sounds alot like my car did when I first got ahold of it....try putting in a tank of premium. My car would idle great, and with slow accelleration, or some sustained speeds, itd sound good. But under...
April 11th, 2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,431
Posted By yzzerdd

Don't forget the "I *heart* my Honda" sticker on...

Don't forget the "I *heart* my Honda" sticker on the back. Or the fake louvres, and all the other cheap glue on parts in the car section of Wal*Mart or Autozone. Oh, and the dark pee-yellow lights...
Forum: Eighty-Eight
April 10th, 2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By yzzerdd

LOL, duh, my mistake. I meant 307. I even had a...

LOL, duh, my mistake. I meant 307. I even had a long-winded argument with some kid that there was such thing as a 307. He insisted there was such thing as a 302, but no one ever made a 307. I showed...
Forum: Eighty-Eight
April 10th, 2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By yzzerdd

I'm not sure if this one counts....But I've...

I'm not sure if this one counts....But I've frequently heard my previous Custom Cruiser referred to as an 88 Custom Cruiser(as in Delta 88, not 1988. It was an 83). I've seen that in repair manuals,...
April 9th, 2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By yzzerdd

Ha, maybe you should check to see if someone...

Ha, maybe you should check to see if someone attached a big 'ol zip tie to your driveshaft. Its a common prank around here to loop a big zip tie around a driveshaft (FWD or RWD) and then when they...
April 8th, 2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By yzzerdd

Honestly, I'd say it is more than likely not the...

Honestly, I'd say it is more than likely not the tranny, but definitely the U-joints. I'd replace the U-joints and such, and see how things go. Inspect the driveshaft for damage as well. When you put...
April 7th, 2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,431
Posted By yzzerdd

After reading the article, I'm not quite sure if...

After reading the article, I'm not quite sure if I just witnessed an epic burn, or a genuine compliment.

--Ryan
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 7th, 2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By yzzerdd

WOW, look at the white walls on that bus!:eek: ...

WOW, look at the white walls on that bus!:eek:

Neat picture. Buddy Holly is pretty good, one of my favourites of the oldies.

--Ryan
April 5th, 2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,431
Posted By yzzerdd

Yeah, I wish I had an Olds.... Have had 3 though....

Yeah, I wish I had an Olds.... Have had 3 though.

I think there is a good amount of competition between Olds and Chebby myself. Probably some towards Fords too, but not that I've seen. I'm the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 5th, 2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By yzzerdd

Oops, replied to the wrong thread. On a related...

Oops, replied to the wrong thread. On a related note, though, I noticed you changed the last picture in your first post....I think for awhile you had the same two meat pictures for start and hour...
Forum: The Clubhouse
April 4th, 2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By yzzerdd

Happy Easter to all! --Ryan

Happy Easter to all!

--Ryan
March 29th, 2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,977
Posted By yzzerdd

LOL! When I had to remove the steering wheel on...

LOL! When I had to remove the steering wheel on my '87 Cutlass Ciera (several times), I just pulled really really hard on the wheel while grandpa tapped (not pounded) the shaft with a big 'ol...
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