Recent content by Sal Lubrano

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    Smog pumps

    Why do some manufacturers install secondary air pumps / smog pumps while other don't? I understand why they are installed. To pump oxygen on cold start helping with hydrocarbons. If some manufacturers can get away without installing them, why waste money? For those cars without them how do the...
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    Brakes. Educate me please.

    I have been in two different vehicles when a brake line ruptured from rust/age. (99 Saturn/2002 Chrysler) Fortunately, both times the cars were not moving. Why is it when a line breaks the pedal goes to the floor and there is no braking force applied to the good lines? Aren't all the master...
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    Thread tap question please

    Thank you for the help. Seems like it is not necessary for the basic auto repair.
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    Thread tap question please

    Does anyone know what hsg means? (High speed ground) How is that different from hss (high speed steel). Need to purchase a plug tap m6 *1. I know there is carbon steel, hss but how does hsg compare?
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    Smc gauge

    Awesome. Thank you. One more question please. What is the approximate pressure that pump produced on max 10.
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    Smc gauge

    What was the range of the pressure gauge SMC supplied with the old style round in tank pump, single jet non progressive style kit? Does anyone know what pressures this system produced at max setting? Also, is the E7012 still the best replacement pump for this old style without going external.
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    200r4 tv cable (kick down cable)

    http://www.highwaystars.net/cable-transmission-throttle-valve-detent-replaces-gm-25532115/ If you are looking for new.
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    Private label parts

    Looking on Rockauto for some random parts not specifically for our cars but for some beater. So many different private labels on new and rebuilt parts. Is there anyway to find out who is the supplier to these companies? Are all these private labels just Chinese junk? I would think some of...
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    Powermaster or Accumulator

    Thank you. I was able to get the parts I needed to repair mine. Now, I am trying to get a decent core for rebuilding. Hopefully with an good motor.
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    Value of these parts

    He is asking 600.
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    Value of these parts

    What do you think the value is for all these parts? Thinking of purchasing them? Reman unused mass air from Kirban New unused accumulator bowl from Kirban Used scan master New EGR Used throttle body Rjc power plate Used spare ecm New cam sensor shaft, just needs your used black cap And other...
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    Brake fluid amount

    All done. Two 24 oz jars was more than enough even with the larger ball. Thank you.
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    Brake fluid amount

    Prestone has a higher dry boiling point. Wet is the same. That page is pretty good.
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    Brake fluid amount

    Thank you. Is this with the newer oversized accumulator ball? Some good info on fluid here. https://www.lelandwest.com/brake-fluid-comparison-chart.cfm
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    Brake fluid amount

    Does anyone know how many ounces is needed to just replace the fluid in the the brake accumulator and reservoir?
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