Friday, March 16, 2012

1995 Saturn SL2 Starter Replacement

1995 Saturn Starter repacement

Tools Needed
  • 10mm socket
  • 14mm socket
  • Rachet
  • Extention
  • 1/2 inch socket
  • Jack and jack stands

First thing you must do disconnect the battery terminals

The starter is located  under the car
 toward the back of the engine

The starter is only held on by 2 bolts
and can be removed by a 1/2 inch socket

before removing the starter you must remove
 3 wires connected to 2 studs on the starter.

I was unable to show you the exact process because it was hard taking pictures under the car.

I Hope this helps someone

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Monday, March 5, 2012

How to change fix and replace an old faded emblem on a BMW

Car of choice mine is a 91 735i

This is the old faded emblem i will be replacing

 Simply take a small flat head screw driver and slowly go a round
and slowly pry it off. It is only held in by two rubber cylinders.

 Once pulled off this is what you will see.

 Your new emblem will have to prongs on the back of it
simply slid them right in the two holes on the car.
make sure the emblem is up right and not upside down.

Finally you will end up with a shinny like new emblem on your car.

I picked my emblem up off of
it only cost 5 bucks for two of them

these where not like the original though.
the ones i got where made of plastic
where as the stock ones where made of aluminum

Your preference i guess.

1988-1992 bmw 735i distributor cap and rotor replacement

1988-1992 BM 735i

Tools Needed

  • 3mm Allen Wrench
  • 8mm socket
  • ratchet
  • flat head screw driver
 pull the cover off at the front of the engine near the fan.
may need to use a flat head screw driver here

This is what you will see with the cover off.


 You can not see these because the fan in the way but there are 3
8mm bolts that need removed as pointed
on on the new distributor cap going in.

 once the 3 bolts are removed the cap can be taken off
you will now see the rotor inside.

this is removed by 3  3mm Allen wrench bolts

Once removed the new one can be put on same way
the old was was removed.

 Now take the new distributor cap and start moving over the spark plug wires over one by one making sure you are putting them on at the same place there where on the old cap.

it is now ready to be put back on by sliding the cap back over the rotor and putting the 3 8mm bolts back in tightly.

Then the plastic cover can now be snapped back into place.

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