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Old 01-30-2016, 08:31 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Yesh! Is that top WP the factory one??

Eliminating that accessory drag should help mpgs some!

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Old 01-31-2016, 03:06 AM   #42 (permalink)
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I think it is the original it's a cheap stamped steel piece the new one is cast aluminum and seems much higher quality. I'm sure ceramic alternator bearings make such a small difference it could never be measured and they'll never pay for themselves but I've always wanted to use ceramic bearing and it could only help economy
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Old 02-03-2016, 08:54 AM   #43 (permalink)
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maybe you could pick up a cs130 at the junk yard and rebuild it. Does the sc2 have smaller pulleys, I think the power steering ones smaller.
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If the regulator fits the 121 I'll just rebuild it if not I'll be looking for a 130. I'm replacing the harmonic balancer and got a shorter belt to get rid of the ac and ps
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I'm not sure if the sc2 has smaller pulleys or not but I would love to underdrive the water pump
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I've had the saturn back up and running for about two weeks now and after having replaced the water pump , alternator, deleting the a/c & p/s along with a bad idler pulley I had my best tank yet of 43.02 mpgs. I also found out that my struts are bad so I ordered a set of kyb's and h&r lowering springs those will go on next week then a huge air dam made out of race plastic
I also got a set of Cree led headlights which are super bright but still very little range


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