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by cgneon
Sat Sep 06, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: rear bearings keep goin bad.
Replies: 12
Views: 363

Reused once on the hub I'm about to replace. Getting a new car soon anyway so if it lasts another year I'm happy
by cgneon
Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: rear bearings keep goin bad.
Replies: 12
Views: 363

Reused the nut with loctite and torque wrench yes.
by cgneon
Sat Sep 06, 2014 6:50 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: looking for a how to on replacing oil pressure sending unit.
Replies: 6
Views: 379

I saw where the sensor was and ended up just taking it to a shop. Cost me 40$ and saved me a ton of aggravation. It's easier to reach from underneath.
by cgneon
Sat Aug 30, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: rear bearings keep goin bad.
Replies: 12
Views: 363

[i I haven't had an issue with the Timken unit I installed in my how to , and currently the driver side unit/both fronts is/are still good with over 200,000 miles. I'd go with Timkens any day of the week, given a choice. :thumbup: Generally, I have not had many problems with parts that I have order...
by cgneon
Sat Aug 30, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: finally joined
Replies: 7
Views: 314

welcome to the party!
by cgneon
Sat Aug 30, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: rear bearings keep goin bad.
Replies: 12
Views: 363

Well yeah that's what mine look like from the back side same as yours. It's the front where the studs are like in the pic i linked that i can see the bearings and grease.
by cgneon
Sat Aug 30, 2014 2:45 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: rear bearings keep goin bad.
Replies: 12
Views: 363

Ok thanks. Yeah that's how the old ones looked taking them off. And that's how all the new ones looked so I figured it was normal. I couldn't see a straight on shot in your how to or I might have noticed. I'll order the timkens from rockauto.. Those will have the seal I'm assuming correct? Got a pic...
by cgneon
Sat Aug 30, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: rear bearings keep goin bad.
Replies: 12
Views: 363

torqued to spec, followed your how-to when i did them Stupid question, am i supposed to be able to see these bearings like this? when i swapped the last one there was some gunk/grease and a bit of rust around the nut, so water apparently got in. its a 20min job to swap the rear, so ill throw this on...
by cgneon
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: rear bearings keep goin bad.
Replies: 12
Views: 363

rear bearings keep goin bad.

granted i dont put more than 3k a yr on the car, but i have been through 3 rear hub bearings in the past 1.5yrs. replaced both rears, then replaced drivers rear, now drivers rear is whiiiirrrrrring again... heavy rains means we drive through some high water now and again in florida parking lots. 6" ...
by cgneon
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: Front end clunk (did a search)
Replies: 20
Views: 1456

sorry to bump this thread but was OP's issue ever resolved? im having the exact same problem and getting rdy to take my neon to the shop. 01se 78k same symptoms as OP and a definte down clunk-up clunk when turning left into work small dip up on drivers side. can also feel say going 20ish, let off ga...
by cgneon
Wed Dec 04, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: key wont turn, tumblers worn out, how to replace?
Replies: 9
Views: 298

update, went and got a new key made that was solid metal, instead of the rubber grip, got some PB blaster from work, and a quick smack with some vice grips it finally freed up, so i got it pulled and undid the battery cables until i get the new part... probably just gonna use the new keys, and not e...
by cgneon
Wed Dec 04, 2013 6:25 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: key wont turn, tumblers worn out, how to replace?
Replies: 9
Views: 298

yes have tried both keys
by cgneon
Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: key wont turn, tumblers worn out, how to replace?
Replies: 9
Views: 298

thanks for the info, ordered the replacement lock this morning, but what do i do if i cannot get it to the run position.. i have been trying for a few hours, and nothing, smacked with a hammer, etc. do i need to hammer a screwdriver in and force it to turn with vicegrips? i dont care about having a ...
by cgneon
Mon Dec 02, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: key wont turn, tumblers worn out, how to replace?
Replies: 9
Views: 298

key wont turn, tumblers worn out, how to replace?

so, tumblers i guess are worn out, has happened before, and slamming the key in seemed to unstick it, but now i think its done. was fine this morning, went to drive it just now and key wont turn, wiggled the steering wheel while trying to unstick it, now that is locked, i see the tumbler and key on ...
by cgneon
Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:16 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: timing belt replacement, age or miles?
Replies: 4
Views: 384

FYI the car sees less than 3k mikes driving a year.
by cgneon
Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: timing belt replacement, age or miles?
Replies: 4
Views: 384

timing belt replacement, age or miles?

simple question, what would you recommend, belt looks fine,

76k on my 01 12yr old car, original belt, but low miles...
by cgneon
Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: looking for a how to on replacing oil pressure sending unit.
Replies: 6
Views: 379

looking for a how to on replacing oil pressure sending unit.

made a post last year, at 74k, after a decent drive, where im up to 3krpm or so, whenever i come to a light and rpms drop to idle 750ish, my oil light dings. i have no leaks, no smoke, no low oil, no driveability issues, just the damn ding. after much googling, im guessing that sensor/ sending unit ...
by cgneon
Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:54 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: oil light dings every 5-25seconds or so, random, no leaks
Replies: 12
Views: 535

cgneon wrote:yes it was cleaned and level rechecked before the pic was taken. car was sitting overnight and checked cold this morning.
There's that much oil in it? WTF I've never seen that before..[/quote]


yup, guess ill have to go borrow a small siphon from work.
by cgneon
Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: oil light dings every 5-25seconds or so, random, no leaks
Replies: 12
Views: 535

yes it was cleaned and level rechecked before the pic was taken. car was sitting overnight and checked cold this morning. Just ran to the grocery store, which was only a couple mile round trip and no ding, i was at low speed and low rpm the whole way.. seems higher rpms on main road did it, i will h...
by cgneon
Sun Nov 11, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: oil light dings every 5-25seconds or so, random, no leaks
Replies: 12
Views: 535

can too much oil cause that oil light to come on? like i said, just had oil change recently, and checked the level cold this morning and the level was well above the X in the MAX lettering. with as little as a i drive, finally getting a little trip in yesterday for 30-45min got me too much pressure?...
by cgneon
Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: oil light dings every 5-25seconds or so, random, no leaks
Replies: 12
Views: 535

ty for the links, but not really helpful, it is def the oil light lighting up and dinging each time. not just random dings
by cgneon
Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: oil light dings every 5-25seconds or so, random, no leaks
Replies: 12
Views: 535

oil light dings every 5-25seconds or so, random, no leaks

like i said, oil light started dinging today, every 5-20seconds, while driving, at lights, etc.. stopped to check level, i just had an oil change a month ago, and i do not drive far, so less then 100miles since change. oil level is fine, no leaks, maybe a little too high, but i checked it hot. 2001 ...
by cgneon
Sun Jun 24, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: 1gn springs
Replies: 7
Views: 716

1gn acr/rt springs 2"drop.... ride depends on roads.... good roads, your golden.. shit roads its bouncy bouncy time.. get megan racing springs and be done with it..
by cgneon
Mon May 14, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: brake problem...
Replies: 5
Views: 292

the rear hub and bearing is a one peice unit, just junked the old and replaced with new.... took 19$ and 20minutes... all is good now..
by cgneon
Mon May 14, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: where does your 2nd gen temapature guage stay when at full t
Replies: 19
Views: 1232

mine is about 1/4 or a smidge above which shows 190-200 degrees on my scanguage...
by cgneon
Sat May 05, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: 02 drivers side foglamp removal
Replies: 3
Views: 214

disassemble as in remove it? theres 2 bolts holding it in, i cannot remember the size, but i just reached in from the front lower grill area to unbolt it, yes its a pita, yes it involved me using a small wrench and going by feel and unbolting it 1/4 turn at a time, and if you still have the fender r...
by cgneon
Sat May 05, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: brake problem...
Replies: 5
Views: 292

update, jacked up both sides again and spun the tires, def driver side noise, broke it down, looks like bearing is making the noise, it is basically new which is why i ruled it out, installed last year, less than 3k miles on it, but i guess its a bad batch.. ordered a new one, will install next week...
by cgneon
Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: brake problem...
Replies: 5
Views: 292

fattycrack wrote:Did u check the ebrake shoes?
that i did not since i have never used the ebrake before,,, ever.. except when i did the swap, a year ago, but before that never, and after that never...

but i will check it this weekend, although i do not think it is it..
by cgneon
Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: brake problem...
Replies: 5
Views: 292

brake problem...

wheel bearings have less than 3000 miles on em, did a 1gn disk swap a year or so ago.. everything was fine until a couple days ago we got a light rain, no big deal.. get to driving, and feels like when you have a ton of surface rust, figured ok, take a second to rub off.. but its still there, increa...
by cgneon
Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: superbrightleds.com
Replies: 10
Views: 663

i prefer oznium.com.

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