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    Try posting to the below, too. Be sure to post in the forum specific to that model: saturnfans.com
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    billr replied to the thread R134a port caps.
    No R12 pieces used. Just standard screws and some brass. The cap in the pictures is the smaller one, on the low side. The high side...
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    billr replied to the thread Moth in Engine!.
    I have had two in my yard in the last few years. One got a dog on the nose. It was amazing how fast that venom worked! Within just 10...
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    billr replied to the thread ac blows cold then hot.
    See my other "A/C ports" thread. As to the spark-plug threads, 14mm and 18mm were standard 50 years before your "50 years ago"; by the...
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    billr replied to the thread R134a port caps.
    I put the pictures with this thread. Those are simple brass "cups" with an M8 x 1.0 screw threaded in and soft-soldered. Loctite would...
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    billr replied to the thread ac blows cold then hot.
    "BTW, thats a hundred per coupling. But well worth it. " You, too, read the link you posted. The $104 cdn is for a set consisting of...
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    billr replied to the thread ac blows cold then hot.
    Did you bother to look at the link you posted? Those are metal covers over plastic caps; won't seal any better than the stock ones. I...
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    billr replied to the thread ac blows cold then hot.
    I sure don't know about all R134a ports of that era, but my '94 Saturn has regular-type Schrader valves, and they gleefully develop...
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    billr replied to the thread ac blows cold then hot.
    The first thing to suspect is a low refrigerant charge. Does the compressor rotate when A/C is supposed to be on, but you get only warm...
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    If you have a decent scope, checking C or L is fairly easy. It is more cumbersome than a dedicated tester, but is the practical way for...
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    billr replied to the thread Very rusty fuel injectors.
    I am in California (and away from the coast). "Rust" here is just a brown patina, like weathered copper.
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    billr replied to the thread Very rusty fuel injectors.
    I suppose I should have asked for you to post pictures of the rust. Yeah, if you think it is bad enough that a hole has rusted through...
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    billr replied to the thread Very rusty fuel injectors.
    Rust on exterior, non-sealing, surfaces is only cosmetic. If the engine was running OK before, I would just replace the damaged...
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    billr replied to the thread Very rusty fuel injectors.
    Is there a question there?
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    billr replied to the thread Moth in Engine!.
    Not a problem, ignore it. The moth, that is... the socket would have been a worry. Years ago we lost one of the 5/16" nut holding the...
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