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    Opinions on drilled and slotted rotors

    Weigh yourself on a scale holding your old rotor and then with the new. I've found the weight to be the same. Thats if you dont have a a/c scale for freon that is easier and more accurate. Even the brakes I use now weigh the same, give or take an ounce.
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    Opinions on drilled and slotted rotors

    Hello nickb2, I've been using Max Brakes out of Ontario for the last few brake jobs and they seem to be a bit better than any oem/atermarket i've used. I use the elite series which have the 3500 gray iron content, most all others are in the 2500-3000 grade. They are drilled and slotted. But I...
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    thats a good idea billr thanks
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    He helped me sometime ago and I called him and we couldnt figure the thing out. We did get the program loaded but connecting to the car and reading the info wouldn't work. I see there are so many more versions of the elm now but reading the reviews, they are having the same issues I did. thanks...
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    that tps was a last resort to try. I have the elm327 but could not get it to load in either laptop I have and one of them is only a year old?? I will check voltage at the tps but might have my friend at the shop scan it and see what he says. Otherwise if its a stuck valve or solonoid, maybe the...
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    I thought the same thing about the tps as I've had issues with them before not setting a code so I replaced it with a Napa echlin and no change? I'll do the lubegard and hope it free's up the valve. thank you for your time to reply!
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    thank you very much bp, I have a pint of sea foam in it right now. If I add the lubegard I'm not overdoing it am I? I only have about 100 miles on the sea foam and still doing the same thing so far? I'll have the lubegard today and pour it in. thanks
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    I hope so, I'll give it a try and see it cannot hurt at this point. In the meantime, is it causing further damage by not shifting properly? We are aware that it has the problem its just a pain when an automatic is not an automatic.. thanks
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    I think this tranny is a 4t65-e w/3.1 v6. It looks like the cover can be removed to replace the valves/solonoids. The case gasket is 45.00 I think at rockauto! Wow! gold plated? I'll try the lubegard first hope it buys some time. 22 yrs old but 80,000 miles I know the age has something to do...
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    I remember him, i just ordered a bottle of lube gard red I try that hope it will unstick what is stuck!! thanks for the tip.
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    thanks billr, I appreciate your input. Too bad I put dex 6 back in it. My understanding GM went to this synthetic because of sticking valves like what I have now. I dont have a shop scanner so I have to play by ear and when you place in OD, 3,2 or 1 from a stop, cold or warmed up it will stay in...
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    2017 Ram 2500 4x4 pulls to the right?

    thanks dan I will.
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    At first, I couldnt get it to go into low gear to drive up my ramps. I had to shift to low 1 and then I had first gear to drive up ramps. I need another hoist!! Now it wont shift out of first manually or automaticlly unless you let up on the pedal then it moves to second and to OD. No codes of...
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    I put a bottle of sea foam conditioner in it and still every other time from a dead stop will stick in low and have to let off the pedal to upshift??
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    Yes reverse seems to work just fine. I decided to drop the pan as it is time for a filter and fluid change, found no excessive debris in the pan normal to me. Used a wix quality filter and dex 6 fluid and now I have first gear but it dont want to shift out of it without letting of the gas. I had...
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    1997 Buick Century 4t65-e no first gear

    My buick will not shift into first gear, It seems like from a dead stop, especially when engine is cool it starts off in second gear. when fully warmed up you can manually shift from third to second but will not downshift manually into first. Its time for a filter and dex 6 fluid change I had...
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    2017 Ram 2500 4x4 pulls to the right?

    back in march the toe was set at 3 deg but now it shows 8 deg both sides no mention of caster camber or angle??
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    2017 Ram 2500 4x4 pulls to the right?

    thank you for the info. do the 2017 ram 2500 straight axle front end have caster/camber adjustments? My front end guy that I've known for years says only toe can be done on these new trucks? They want me to come back for a recheck they made some updates to their align rack which is a new Italian...
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    2017 Ram 2500 4x4 pulls to the right?

    The thrust angle was not mentioned in the specs I got with the alignment I'll have to look. On the freeway, I can drive in the left lane which is crowned to the left and the truck will drift to the right lane in no time at all. If you drive in the middle of both lanes briefly as not to get a...
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    2017 Ram 2500 4x4 pulls to the right?

    they rotated and cross-switched the back to the front which made the fronts the newest tires and checked align and within factory specs and no adjustment for camber/caster on a 4 whl drive front end. Please note I'm not mocking the tire manufacture above as to the problems I'm having! Moving the...