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@  dezldave961 : (06 August 2021 - 11:43 PM)

Going to move towards RWD chassis soon, so it's more fun to use. Z7 kit needs gone, MP112/L26 chillin', 2 GenV's on ice, and T67 currently on my L32. Cheaper than LSx playtime yo tinker with this.

@  dezldave961 : (06 August 2021 - 11:40 PM)

I'll gladly do mega builds with my stash! Getting stationed at a new spot next year, and might need projects.

@  kevandkaye : (05 August 2021 - 10:52 PM)

How cool would it be for everyone here who has leftover parts, send them ALL to one person for a superbuild? Sorry, peeked in and got chatty!

@  kevandkaye : (05 August 2021 - 10:50 PM)

Sure am missing the days when Buicks were built by Buick.

@  kevandkaye : (05 August 2021 - 10:50 PM)

Paul's a mod?!?! I take you more for a resto......

@  ejguillot : (03 August 2021 - 10:28 PM)

Well, my project Buick is dead. Piston smacked a valve, piston/block/head is trashed. That killed my enthusiasm. Will be posting a parts for sale list real soon.

@  Marchi1 : (22 July 2021 - 05:30 PM)

Its even worse... he has been a memeber for 13 years and has 2 active posts.....

@  dezldave961 : (21 July 2021 - 11:38 PM)

Some people don't know how the internet works, and think deleting after posting somehow works like an Etch-A-Sketch. (You made 2 posts 13yrs ago about fixing an ignition switch, which I'd never know if you didn't ask about deleting... Look up Streisand Effect.)

@  Marchi1 : (21 July 2021 - 01:53 AM)

and just quit using it. there is very little update and while I can delete it why would you?

@  Marchi1 : (21 July 2021 - 01:52 AM)

that hurst I have been here in less than months

@  esqueue : (15 July 2021 - 05:50 PM)

A moderator hasn't been here for months

@  esqueue : (15 July 2021 - 05:48 PM)

How do I get my account deleted?

@  sky72lark : (25 June 2021 - 01:20 AM)

SELLING 99GS SEE FORUM, THANK YOU

@  dezldave961 : (16 June 2021 - 11:10 PM)

Good deal. I'll be resolving some issues when I get back from a work trip, as well.

@  ejguillot : (14 June 2021 - 01:05 PM)

Also rechecked the flexplate and rocker arm bolts, all were torqued to spec.

@  ejguillot : (14 June 2021 - 01:05 PM)

Update on the tap/knock noise: resolved most of it by resealing my exhaust. Front header to crossover pipe leak - noise at 1/2 engine RPM.

@  ejguillot : (04 June 2021 - 07:15 PM)

I'll recheck those, thanks for the heads up.

@  dezldave961 : (03 June 2021 - 04:50 PM)

Also, check that the rockers are all torqued, still. Re-usable bolts like to be around 25 or so, but settling in from running may back one out that was torqued while partially under load on a cam lobe.

@  dezldave961 : (03 June 2021 - 04:48 PM)

Did you do anything with the flexplate? Those 3 bolts tend to come loose and rattle over time, if not torqued with loctite.

@  ejguillot : (03 June 2021 - 04:46 PM)

doing OK. Tune's all fixed, but hearing a tap/knock noise from my engine that is no longer fading with higher RPM. Not good.


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#1 Itis1760

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Posted 08 May 2016 - 12:31 PM

Hey guys, don't have a regal yet but I'm looking to get one as a sleeper project. Figured I would join the community to try to learn as much as I could before buying.
Is there a sticky for what to look for when buying? Anything in particular I should look for?
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#2 OhMyGS

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Posted 08 May 2016 - 02:18 PM

You'll have to do some searching for a specific thread. Watch for rusted strut towers in the rear as well as rusted rocker panels.  Leaking coolant around the lower intake manifold (LIM) also.

 

Welcome to the site.  Be sure to read the Newbie Guides; there are two.


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#3 Itis1760

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Posted 08 May 2016 - 11:49 PM

from what I've read.. My first mod should be a smaller supercharger pulley right? Boost to the moon!
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Posted 08 May 2016 - 11:55 PM

Did you read it? Pretty sure that's not right.
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Posted 09 May 2016 - 12:38 AM

Yeah I was kidding, maintenance first, pulley is basically the last thing to do
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Posted 10 May 2016 - 11:32 AM

Did you read it? Pretty sure that's not right.

Ha ha nice way of saying it....Alan

 

Boost to the moon....funny Paul

 

By the way welcome and good luck on your purchase


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Posted 10 May 2016 - 11:39 AM

Welcome!


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Posted 11 May 2016 - 12:10 PM

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