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Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 01-28-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By Makeyousaab
thanks tweek. Is there a way to check it before...

thanks tweek. Is there a way to check it before spending the $$$?

It doesn't look like too bad of a job.
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 01-27-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By Makeyousaab
1999 9-3 convertible weird clutch issue

Hello all,

I have been having a rather strange problem with the clutch on my 9-3. After driving the car for several miles the clutch will become spongy and will not disengage. I know there is...
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 05-25-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Makeyousaab
so do they just get bolted up to the frame under...

so do they just get bolted up to the frame under the bumper?

I am looking to tow a 5x8 trailer with the usual bed, clothes, etc.
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 05-25-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Makeyousaab
tow hitch on a OG9-3

Can you put a tow hitch on a 1999 convertible? If so, does anyone know where to buy one? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 04-18-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By Makeyousaab
problems with the adjustable Koni Kit

Hey guys,

Three years ago I installed the Koni Sport Kit (Springs and Shocks) on my 1999 9-3 convertible. Lately, I have noticed that the car's suspension is rather "mushy". If I have the Koni...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 11-04-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,158
Posted By Makeyousaab
Yeah I need to check the fan. I;m thinking about...

Yeah I need to check the fan. I;m thinking about replacing the thermostat anyway...I have noticed the car is not fully coming up to operating temps when its cold.

Car has 205K on the...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 11-03-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,158
Posted By Makeyousaab
can they leak and let air in to get pressurized?

can they leak and let air in to get pressurized?
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 11-03-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,158
Posted By Makeyousaab
coolant system pressurizing

I was idling my car when it started smoking from under the hood. It seems like it was shooting out coolant from the reservoir. When I went to loosen the cap, the entire system was under incredible...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 06-10-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,944
Posted By Makeyousaab
This issue was in fact fixed by replacing the...

This issue was in fact fixed by replacing the rear hub assembly. I do not know how the bearing had a wobble, perhaps the race was bent, but everything works just fine.

Thank you for all of the...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 05-30-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,944
Posted By Makeyousaab
I will take it apart again and remove the ebrake...

I will take it apart again and remove the ebrake shoes. I also do not want to throw parts at a car with 200k on the clock if I don't have to!

I suppose of the shoes are not the problem it HAS to...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 05-29-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,944
Posted By Makeyousaab
Nothing behind the rotor. I wonder if the ebrakr...

Nothing behind the rotor. I wonder if the ebrakr shoes could possibley contribute?
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 05-29-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,944
Posted By Makeyousaab
well i have taken everything apart. The reason I...

well i have taken everything apart. The reason I know the rotor "wobbles" is because with a brand new rotor and new pads causes the same problem. While I rotate the rotor you can visibly see it push...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 05-28-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,944
Posted By Makeyousaab
rear wheel bearing toast?

my pass. rear brake rotor wobbles as it rotates. This has caused the rotor to wear unevenly on the outside. I am wondering if the solution to this is replace the wheel bearing? All bolts are tight...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 01-27-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,031
Posted By Makeyousaab
can you smell gas after trying to start the car?...

can you smell gas after trying to start the car? You can always crank it then pull a spark plug out and smell it, see if it smells of gasoline. This will help narrow down whether you are missing fuel...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 01-23-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,221
Posted By Makeyousaab
it can get clogged from metal debris and any...

it can get clogged from metal debris and any sludgy oil. Since it is at the bottom of the engine, the heavy "crap" falls down there and it would not appear under the valve cover as readily.

You...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 01-10-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By Makeyousaab
don't do this with the clip pushed in all the...

don't do this with the clip pushed in all the way! you may break the line that runs to the slave cylinder. The fitting should be pushed down as far as it can go, try holding the nipple in place from...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 01-09-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By Makeyousaab
i hate doing this as well. Try pushing down as...

i hate doing this as well. Try pushing down as gently as possible on the fitting while inserting the clip. It will be obvious once it is seated. If you look closely at the nipple coming off of the...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 12-30-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,333
Posted By Makeyousaab
thanks Nahum...It appears one of the bolts...

thanks Nahum...It appears one of the bolts connecting to the timing cover ripped the threads out of that section. My future bracket will have only 3 bolts to mount up to...oh well, I'm not about to...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 12-29-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,674
Posted By Makeyousaab
you really need to do this with a pressure...

you really need to do this with a pressure bleeder.....it is just how they are made. Once air is in the system you are SOL.

if you are resourceful you will find another way to apply constant...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 12-29-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,333
Posted By Makeyousaab
serp. belt tensioner broke off?

my upper idler pulley sheered off the engine block tonight...didn't know that could happen.

Just got the car towed home. I'm not sure exactly what it is that failed. I can see exposed threads from...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 10-29-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,981
Posted By Makeyousaab
have you replaced the spark plugs? You'd be...

have you replaced the spark plugs? You'd be surprised what kind of issues come from them being fouled. did you try cleaning the O2 sensor when it was off?
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 10-18-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Makeyousaab
may sound stupid....but are the lights turned on?...

may sound stupid....but are the lights turned on? If you don't have your external lights on the fogs dont come on
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 10-17-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 59,749
Posted By Makeyousaab
I think he wanted a close up of the tits I...

I think he wanted a close up of the tits

I do too
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 10-11-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 27,964
Posted By Makeyousaab
I just recently replaced mine as well. I took my...

I just recently replaced mine as well. I took my strut off as I was working alone. I used dry ice from a local store to "chill" the bushing. You can also "super cool" acetone by placing it in dry ice...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-10-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By Makeyousaab
if the intake side bearing failed you absolutely...

if the intake side bearing failed you absolutely have oil inside the intercooler/intake. I'd be worried if there is gasoline inside of the intake however.....You could drive it for a bit, see if the...
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