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@  Crazyguy03 : (07 July 2019 - 07:50 PM)

Yes

@  tpivette : (05 July 2019 - 02:47 AM)

I stop back every once in a while

@  ejguillot : (30 June 2019 - 08:36 PM)

Wow, is anyone on anymore? Leave a shoutbox comment please!

@  ejguillot : (10 June 2019 - 04:28 PM)

unfortunately, I have to agree.

@  buck531 : (09 June 2019 - 03:14 AM)

this place is dead.

@  buck531 : (09 June 2019 - 03:14 AM)

congrats Alan!

@  buck531 : (30 April 2019 - 02:14 PM)

DOH

@  ejguillot : (22 April 2019 - 10:40 PM)

I haven't. Still on here occasionally, Facebook is the work of Satan. :P

@  marcleach75 : (08 April 2019 - 05:22 AM)

Has anyone had an issue with wobbling at around 20 to 35 mph?

@  Tobias05 : (06 March 2019 - 09:38 PM)

...trying to convince the wife not to throw a stock replacement system back on...

@  Tobias05 : (06 March 2019 - 09:38 PM)

... i think they have a house brand muffler now? Used to be a magnaflow...

@  Fast86GN : (04 March 2019 - 07:05 PM)

I don't think it would that loud probably depends on the mufflers used?

@  Tobias05 : (01 March 2019 - 03:31 PM)

ZZP 3IN SS Regal exhaust w/plog and DP too loud for a DD?

@  tpivette : (17 February 2019 - 01:03 AM)

Don't know where on the east coast you are, but there's one for sale on craigslist in south Jersey...https://southjersey.craigslist.org/cto/d/browns-mills-98-buick-regal-gs/6779489044.html

@  Frank : (15 February 2019 - 03:42 PM)

Hello everyone! Its been a long time!. Looking to get back into the game. Anyone have a GS on the east coast they wish to part with?

@  ejguillot : (14 February 2019 - 09:08 PM)

Still have a Regal GS project that has taken way too long to build, and it's nowhere near done.

@  ejguillot : (14 February 2019 - 09:08 PM)

Same here.

@  Tobias05 : (09 February 2019 - 04:20 PM)

Haven't been on in a while, hope everyone is doing well!

@  fastnysix : (05 February 2019 - 03:40 PM)

Yes, still here

@  tpivette : (04 February 2019 - 02:26 AM)

Showing some RegalGS love. Anyone still active and lurking?!?


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#1 iTurbo

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Posted 31 March 2019 - 04:36 PM

Can anybody tell me what the fuel tank capacity is for a '98 Buick Regal GS? I would check the owner's manual, but I don't have one. I seem to remember it being 16 gallons, but I'm not positive.

 

I'm having a problem where I can only get about 12 gallons of fuel into the tank when the gauge needle drops all the way down to the empty side. I'm not sure if it's a sender issue or what. It has a 7 year old Delphi fuel pump module installed. I think the level sender was part of that assembly.


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Posted 31 March 2019 - 09:58 PM

My 97.5 owners manual says 17 gallons. I've only ever been able to put 13 gallons in it a couple times and the car was screaming "low fuel." Just think of it as a way to keep the fuel pump cool.
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Posted 01 April 2019 - 12:53 AM

Yeah, I guess with the intended demographic for these cars when new, I guess I'm not too surprised there is a lot of overhead there.

 

I've never ran out of fuel, but I'm tempted to let it get all the way down to 'empty' and then carry around a small gas can with a couple gallons to test this out. It would be nice to know for sure. At least then I can see how much it really takes to fill between the spare can and filling up afterwards.


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Posted 01 April 2019 - 10:02 PM

You don't want to run it out or low anyway. I would think that is hard on the pump?
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Posted 02 April 2019 - 11:42 PM

You don't want to run it out or low anyway. I would think that is hard on the pump?

 

True, but I think it will be worth it to do once for peace of mind and knowing for sure about how much overhead there is.


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Posted 09 May 2019 - 06:37 PM

Well I got through the experiment. I filled a gas can with exactly 2 gallons of gas and drove around with it in the car after the fuel gauge bottomed out. It took about a week of driving to work/store etc before the car finally actually ran out of gas. I got lucky, because one morning the car just wouldn't start in front of my house. I put the 2 gallons in and headed to the gas station and filled up. It took another 15.3 gallons to fill it (with topping off).

 

So, it seems there might be a problem with the fuel level float arm. It was a new Delphi fuel pump module 7 years ago. At least now I know there are still about 6 gallons left in the tank when it gets down to 'E'.


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Posted 09 May 2019 - 11:37 PM

So the owner's manual was right.
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Posted 11 May 2019 - 03:21 PM

Yup. Not that I doubted it, I just wanted to get idea of what was really left in the tank when the needle reached 'E' for more peace of mind on road trips.


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Posted 12 May 2019 - 06:43 PM

Interesting to know.  Mine does that too - about 5 gallons of gas left when the gauge gets down to E.


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 07:12 PM

I can't get peace of mind when that damn fuel light is on!
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