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@  Sapias Lupus : (26 November 2014 - 08:41 PM) Yeah I dont know about all that lol
@  gojo83 : (26 November 2014 - 06:56 PM) hey paul you run the hbody on the silver car right?
@  Marchi1 : (26 November 2014 - 06:14 PM) There is a copy in Texas that will rewrap wheels in new leather for like $200-$300
@  BlackBetty : (26 November 2014 - 10:31 AM) well if you change your LIM make sure you upgrade you aluminum coolant elbows n anything else while you are in there.
@  Tobias05 : (26 November 2014 - 03:02 AM) RT, if it makes ya feel better, I'm about to start on my 3rd LIM R&R. So far, 2 for 2, no leaks! haha.
@  Sapias Lupus : (26 November 2014 - 02:03 AM) Also any good steering wheel replacements out there (AM) Mine is nasty lol if not I'll look for a stock one unless someone knows a good restoration for them.
@  Sapias Lupus : (26 November 2014 - 01:44 AM) Anyone have a write up for the gauge in the light switch area??? I searched no results.
@  RegalTraveler : (25 November 2014 - 10:33 PM) haha. alright.
@  gojo83 : (25 November 2014 - 10:30 PM) when I get home Ill pm you a pic of my ex's lim gaskets
@  RegalTraveler : (25 November 2014 - 10:15 PM) ugh.
@  gojo83 : (25 November 2014 - 10:13 PM) the lim gasket
@  RegalTraveler : (25 November 2014 - 10:11 PM) so, leaking around those sensors, do you think that is the LIM or some other gasket?
@  RegalTraveler : (25 November 2014 - 10:10 PM) how messed up the supercharger or the gasket is?
@  gojo83 : (25 November 2014 - 10:07 PM) up to you but i bet you will be surprised how messed up it is when you remove it
@  RegalTraveler : (25 November 2014 - 09:58 PM) I wasn't planning on replacing it, might just drive it until it dies at this point. but the thought stemmed when I was planning on doing my SC coupler.
@  gojo83 : (25 November 2014 - 09:57 PM) so I would err on the side of 1200 based on what blackbetty said. i have a friend that owns a shop so its different and cheaper
@  RegalTraveler : (25 November 2014 - 09:53 PM) and yea, at a mechanic. Not a job I'm going to be tackling myself. especially without a garage and in the cold of winter.
@  gojo83 : (25 November 2014 - 09:53 PM) it also depends on which LIM gasket you use and where you source it from I have seen it in price from 38-64 so it really depends and if you get the alum coolant elbows they are a bit more and the injector orings are like 15 and the gen v gasket is 30+ depending
@  RegalTraveler : (25 November 2014 - 09:52 PM) I'm not sure if it's the LIM. I'm seeing antifreeze come up around what appears to be some kind of sensor at each cylinder. it just runs along the top of the valve cover and fills up all the holes in orange.
@  BlackBetty : (25 November 2014 - 09:50 PM) lower intake manifold gasket is 1200 at Dealership in my town. i did it myself no leaks for less than $100

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#1 Geojb

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 11:17 AM

OK need a conformation here.
This happens irregularly. No correlation to hitting bumps or any thing else.

On the dash, I'll get the full "Christmas lights", reset the gages and the Ding, ding, ding..... Then back to normal. Car stays running. ( crosses fingers as panic sets in )

It's just started doing this, this past week, Maybe once or twice a day.

Bad Battery connection?
or.
Ignition switch / key tumbler?

I don't remember which.

Who has "fixed this" Ign. switch by spraying contact/Maf cleaner in there?
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:24 AM

Exactly what mine did when the ignition switch went out. I have not done the cleaning myself (just the replacement), but there is at least one good article here (or a link to clubgp) that goes through the clean up routine.
I have taken one apart though, and will say that you do need to take care. Even though the parts are all relatively large (as compared to a watch?), but are finicky enough that you would want to have steady hands and a good memory for where they all go. Or take pictures as you go.

But the symptom is definitely the same as my switch. It really would rear up when I would use the turn signal switch, and only killed the engine after it had been doing it for a few weeks.
On the other hand, my '03 LS gave no prior warning when it went out and just literally died out of the blue going down the freeway. Oddly enough, when the GS finally gave out I was going down the freeway too. I guess it just "knows" when you're in an awkward spot.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:48 AM

Thanks, thats what I was afraid of.......
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:46 PM

Did this happen before you did your extensive engine work? I would check all my grounds and power feeds before I condemn an ignition switch.




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