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@  chromeGS : (19 August 2017 - 01:07 AM)

Long time since ive been on... hows everyone been

@  WildGS : (12 July 2017 - 04:11 AM)

You are making me do things....I need to spend time on stupid car stuff

@  Marchi1 : (12 July 2017 - 02:35 AM)

How is everyone doing tonight?

@  scottydoggs98 : (09 July 2017 - 12:52 PM)

some of the 99 pcms will work take a 01 bin, those you can change the vin # ive found.

@  scottydoggs98 : (09 July 2017 - 12:50 PM)

the vin is kept in the pcm, you cant change the vin @ with dhp on 01 up cars, so if you use a the cars pcm with dhp it will retain the cars vin#. so if you flash a new bin to the pcm, its vin stays put.

@  RacingRegal36 : (08 July 2017 - 11:05 PM)

i need a bin that will work with this vin: 1g4cu541914206781

@  RacingRegal36 : (08 July 2017 - 10:33 PM)

does anyone have a 2000 park avenue .bin file?

@  M_Dogg : (08 July 2017 - 04:33 PM)

Ha! This guy, what up pendejo?

@  SuperDave : (08 July 2017 - 02:58 AM)

Sup FUCKERZ

@  Tobias05 : (22 June 2017 - 01:17 AM)

ISS got shortened during install somehow and had to lengthen back to size.

@  Tobias05 : (22 June 2017 - 01:15 AM)

...if I am able to bolt down both ends with little resistance than I would imagine it is properly seated?

@  Tobias05 : (22 June 2017 - 01:14 AM)

Swapped rack and pinion, not sure if ISS is seated.

@  Marchi1 : (13 June 2017 - 11:32 PM)

getting there...you need to come into the City

@  alemstrom : (09 June 2017 - 02:26 PM)

What about you?

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alive and kicking

@  Marchi1 : (07 June 2017 - 12:31 PM)

Andrew! Wassup buddy?

@  supercharged... : (02 June 2017 - 12:20 AM)

lower

@  alemstrom : (25 May 2017 - 05:21 PM)

;) happens, you should be able to edit your posts, I know I am able.

@  phi_alpha : (25 May 2017 - 01:18 PM)

i thought this was the search bar... im an idiot

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Knocking sound, possible piston slap maybe?

Knocking pistons bearings tensioner coupler supercharger supercharged help

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#1 SilverbackRegalGs

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 09:11 PM

2000 Buick Regal GS

At idle, there's a pretty obvious knocking sound, but once the rpms get anything over about 1k, the sound gets very feint almost to the point to where you can barely barely hear it. I've replaced the tensioner for the supercharger belt, and I've replaced the coupler inside the snout ready. I'm at a loss. I've been asking people and they keep saying it sounds like rod knock or piston slap. When they say that, I think to myself, wouldn't you be able to hear both of those all the way through the rpms? The closest video I could find with the same sound is this.. https://m.youtube.co...h?v=nIpIrwsn5pg

This is my daily, so I'm trying everything before I have to get rid of her.
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Posted 12 March 2017 - 12:43 AM

take supercharge belt off and see if noise is still there if soo then take main drive belt off and see if noise there


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#3 tippietoejoe

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 07:39 PM

In some cases the noise will not sound the same during different levels of the rpm speeds...this is because the oil flow and way the bearing could be damaged..a rod could float and create less noise....there is also the valves to look at if you are hearing a knock to ticking coming off the top end...a floating valve can get louder and more violent with rpms aswell...Bryan has the best idea....if you think it's a sc issue than remove the belt...the screw will still turn slightly but not at all at normal speeds....if you still hear the noise do a compression check...if you still have issues the only way to check for a floating valve or worn guides is to remove them.
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#4 b4black

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:50 PM

Check into a cracked flexplate. Common problem and sounds like a bad bearing. Worse at isle, goes away with rpm. http://www.regalgs.o...ate#entry390405
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Posted 15 March 2017 - 10:40 PM

good call Rich.


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