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Forum: Turbo Performance 29 Oct 2005, 12:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,777
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
1ptturbo, More than likely, you are hearing...

1ptturbo,

More than likely, you are hearing the "nylon rubbing sound." You know, the sound you hear when you rub your fingernail on a nylon windbreaker.

First, get under the car and look for...
Forum: Stage Turbo Kits 22 Oct 2005, 12:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 3,482
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
To access the plugs on a PT with the turbo...

To access the plugs on a PT with the turbo plastic manifold, all you need are two universal joint socket adapters connected in series with the spark plug socket. This has been performed and verified...
Forum: General Turbo Discussions 22 Oct 2005, 11:55 am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,531
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Before Stage 1, the plastic intake manifold, AMX...

Before Stage 1, the plastic intake manifold, AMX TTAB pipe, and a K&N drop-in filter, my car (2003 GT) would routinely get 17 MPG city and 25 MPG highway. Now, after the mods, the car still gets 17...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Suspension 04 Oct 2005, 11:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 4,073
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Actually, 215/50/17 fit just fine. Yokohama and...

Actually, 215/50/17 fit just fine. Yokohama and other tire manufacturers also show 215 wide tires as acceptable to mount on 6" wide wheels.

Scott
Forum: Turbo Wheels/Suspension/Handling 02 Oct 2005, 05:19 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 7,513
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Here's an idea for a set of black wheels with a...

Here's an idea for a set of black wheels with a metal lip:

http://www.discounttiredirect.com/direct/findWheelDetail.do?wd=17&pc=57964&rw=7&bp=5-100

They come in 17 x 7 and 18 x 7.5 sizes. ...
Forum: Turbo Wheels/Suspension/Handling 02 Oct 2005, 05:13 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 7,513
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Gary, From past experience, if you order...

Gary,

From past experience, if you order wheels from Discount Tire or the TireRack online from their recommended lists (put in the year and GT model), they will *guarantee* the fitment of the...
Forum: General Turbo Discussions 01 Oct 2005, 12:17 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 6,418
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
My past two trips have averaged 30-31 MPG. I...

My past two trips have averaged 30-31 MPG. I have an '03 GT with an AutoStick, Stage 1 and a plastic intake manifold. My two trips (each 360 miles minimum) were done at 70 MPH with cruise control. ...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Suspension 18 Aug 2005, 07:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 4,771
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Do NOT mistake the slot built into the bushing as...

Do NOT mistake the slot built into the bushing as a rip. Make sure! The slot is normal. The slot is used to position the bushing so that it is installed properly. Check the service manual for all...
Forum: Turbo Wheels/Suspension/Handling 13 Jul 2005, 06:08 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,237
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Hey Mr.2U, Before you start your flame war...

Hey Mr.2U,

Before you start your flame war with Ian, consider this:

1) Ian was one of the FIRST people to modify a GT and report his findings.

2) Look at the number of posts Ian has made and...
Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 12 Jul 2005, 10:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,507
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
coopj40, More than likely, the heated mirror...

coopj40,

More than likely, the heated mirror connector is further down in the door rather than behind the sail panel (small triangular piece that covers the internal wiring for the mirrors). You...
Forum: General Turbo Discussions 07 Jul 2005, 10:34 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 17,330
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
I am one of the fortunate owners of the new...

I am one of the fortunate owners of the new plastic GT intake manifold. I have yet to install it, but from what I see, I like it a lot. First, access to the spark plugs is pretty much the same. ...
Forum: Sound and Security Forum 16 Jun 2005, 07:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 5,894
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
JL Audio makes a 10" Stealthbox for the PT that...

JL Audio makes a 10" Stealthbox for the PT that is made of fiberglass.

www.jlaudio.com

Scott
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 04 Jun 2005, 09:25 am
Replies: 20
Views: 56,466
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
The headgasket was a problem for the 2.0 L...

The headgasket was a problem for the 2.0 L engines in the first generation Neons. However, when Chrysler switched to a MLS (multi-layer steel) headgasket, the problem went away.

The PT uses an...
Forum: General Turbo Discussions 31 May 2005, 11:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,196
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
QSD, The GT and turbo lite brake pads are...

QSD,

The GT and turbo lite brake pads are the same part numbers. The GT does NOT use thinner pads, so the PT pads are the same. However, the shims are DIFFERENT. I just found out the Chrysler...
Forum: General Turbo Discussions 30 May 2005, 08:53 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,895
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Bob, Your GT has the high output turbo is...

Bob,

Your GT has the high output turbo is rated at 220 HP, compared to the 180 HP turbo available in the Touring and Limited Editions.

The PT does not have a boost gauge as standard or...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Suspension 24 May 2005, 07:03 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3,683
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
robinjoe, FYI: Centerline (...

robinjoe,

FYI:

Centerline ( www.centerlinewheels.com ) makes wheels that do not require hub-centering rings. Why? Because the wheel you order is made specifically for your hub bore.

A...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 23 Apr 2005, 08:06 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,654
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Does the Whipple come with the newer computer? or...

Does the Whipple come with the newer computer? or the diffuser plate? If not, RUN AWAY from the deal. I have friends with Whipples who cannot stop the check engine light from coming on.
...
Forum: Sound and Security Forum 17 Apr 2005, 08:41 am
Replies: 1
Views: 2,840
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Katie, I know it will be a big pain, but...

Katie,

I know it will be a big pain, but could you post some pics of the Sirius tuner pack, particularly pics of the sides where the connectors are? I have a sneaking suspicion that the Sirius...
Forum: Turbo Wheels/Suspension/Handling 12 Apr 2005, 09:05 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,946
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Gary, What brand of sway bars was the quote...

Gary,

What brand of sway bars was the quote for?

If the bars come with the rear endlink install kit (since you do not have one), then the price is reasonable.

BTW, I have the Progress...
Forum: The Detail Shop 09 Apr 2005, 10:24 am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,015
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Goldenturtle02, Most areas now have...

Goldenturtle02,

Most areas now have "Hazardous Waste Disposal Days." I would take any substance (paint, car batteries, aggressive cleaners, etc.) to one of these collection sites. In my area, we...
Forum: Vendors & Buyers Forum 05 Apr 2005, 07:12 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,100
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
QSD, Tommy is saying that the '05 Stage 1...

QSD,

Tommy is saying that the '05 Stage 1 part numbers do exist. More than likely, the kits will be the same price as the '03 and '04 kits. Tommy is saying that the '05 kits cannot be ordered...
Forum: Sound and Security Forum 05 Apr 2005, 07:04 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 20,695
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
I believe Metra, American Terminal, Scosche, and...

I believe Metra, American Terminal, Scosche, and others sell speaker bracket adapters for Chrysler vehicles, in case you do not want to fabricate your own. The brackets will allow you to install...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 05 Apr 2005, 06:59 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 12,699
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Marty, I do not remember the part number for...

Marty,

I do not remember the part number for the shims. However, your dealer's parts counterperson can easily look them up for you.

Scott
Forum: General Turbo Discussions 04 Apr 2005, 06:49 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,429
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
QSD, Do NOT put the breather line on the...

QSD,

Do NOT put the breather line on the FIPK unless you have a catch can installed. It has been my experience that the breather line pukes a lot of oil into the stock airbox, so a catch can is...
Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 04 Apr 2005, 08:23 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,265
Posted By ElectricBlueGT
Andy is referring to the Prototype Power VAK...

Andy is referring to the Prototype Power VAK system (the solid turbo uppercharge pipe and air filter to turbo housing pipe) for turbo PT Cruisers.

www.prototypepower.com gives you the details on...
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