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Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 29 Mar 2014, 01:46 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,973
Posted By jksoft
Post Re: For Sale: 2002 PT Cruiser - Parts w/pics

Here are the pictures as promised. If you want to see a picture something in particular, just let me know and I'll post one up.
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Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 25 Mar 2014, 11:21 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,973
Posted By jksoft
Re: For Sale: 2002 PT Cruiser - Parts

I will get some posted. It may be a few days as I need to pull this thing out of the garage is packed in.
Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 23 Mar 2014, 08:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,973
Posted By jksoft
For Sale: 2002 PT Cruiser - Parts

--- SOLD ---

It is finally time to say goodbye to my PT Cruiser. I have put a ton of miles on it and the head gasket finally went and I just can't justify fixing it and keeping it around. So, I...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 16 Jan 2013, 07:15 am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,029
Posted By jksoft
Re: Possible blown head gasket

I used the engine block tester that Autozone has as a loaner tool (Block Tester | AutoZone.com (http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/Tools-Garage-and-Equipment/Block-Tester/_/N-25dh)) and the...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 12 Jan 2013, 11:37 am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,029
Posted By jksoft
Re: Possible blown head gasket

Finally had a chance to do some more troubleshooting.
- It looks like the fan is definitely bad. It does not come on at any temperature. I let it get up to 220 deg. and still no fan. I did check...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 10 Jan 2013, 06:07 am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,029
Posted By jksoft
Re: Possible blown head gasket

That makes sense. From that I would say there has probably been an issue since before this most recent overheating incident because the poor gas mileage started a few months ago. I do smell that...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 09 Jan 2013, 05:45 am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,029
Posted By jksoft
Re: Possible blown head gasket

I'd love to believe that it is something that simple, and hopefully that turns out to be the case, but I think a lot of the other evidence tends to point against it.

The one thing I don't really...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 08 Jan 2013, 09:06 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,029
Posted By jksoft
Re: Possible blown head gasket

Overheating is a typical cause of a blown head gasket and the overheating is usually caused by some kind of failure in the cooling system such as a clogged radiator, broken water pump, leak, bad...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 08 Jan 2013, 01:31 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,029
Posted By jksoft
Re: Possible blown head gasket

I guess my main motivation in picking up a cylinder head is more of a timing thing. I don't know what its condition is and I won't know until I get it out of the car and can inspect it. It will...
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 06 Jan 2013, 09:17 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,026
Posted By jksoft
Re: Engine repair or replace advice

I just made a near identical post to this earlier today. I am in a similar boat. My biggest concern is the downtime. I need this to be a weekend project as it is currently my daily driver and I...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 06 Jan 2013, 03:45 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,029
Posted By jksoft
Possible blown head gasket

I have an 02 Cruiser with about 175K miles on it. I had the auto transmission rebuilt not too long ago. It was touch and go as to whether or not I was going to scrap the car and get a new one or...
Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 24 Apr 2012, 07:39 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,367
Posted By jksoft
Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 23 Apr 2012, 06:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,367
Posted By jksoft
FREE: Set of Control Arms from 2002 Cruiser

FREE to a good home (just pay shipping)
1 Set of control arms from a 2002 PT Cruiser
Ball joints are still attached but will need to be replaced
Bushings and ball joints are BAD


Also...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Suspension 24 Jun 2010, 08:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 3,445
Posted By jksoft
Re: KYB Shocks, rear suspension

Just finished driving the car several thousand miles on vacation, while the suspension still seems a little softer than I prefer, it doesn't feel as bad as I initially thought. Perhaps I am just...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Suspension 03 Jun 2010, 07:44 am
Replies: 3
Views: 3,445
Posted By jksoft
KYB Shocks, rear suspension

I just finished installing KYB rear shocks on my 01 Cruiser. I was told by several different tire shops that my shocks were due to be replaced due to the cupping on my rear tires. I am not sure it...
Forum: Turbo Wheels/Suspension/Handling 02 Jun 2010, 08:23 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 28,598
Posted By jksoft
Re: Struts / Shocks?

Front Strut
Upper mounting nuts (3): 25 ft-lbs
Lower mounting bolts(2): 40 ft-lbs
Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 11 May 2009, 07:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,611
Posted By jksoft
Re: Pair of Control Arms Available

I did just buy new ones. The bushings are obviously much cheaper than the whole control arm, but after consulting with a mechanic friend, decided that replacing the bushings was too much hassle and...
Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 09 May 2009, 07:43 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,611
Posted By jksoft
Pair of Control Arms Available

I have a pair of control arms from a 2001 PT Cruiser. They need new bushings. I'm not sure what these are worth to anyone, but they are here if anyone wants them. Let me know and we can work out...
Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 21 Apr 2009, 10:02 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,883
Posted By jksoft
FS: Energy Suspension HyperFlex Master Kit for Chrysler PT Cruiser

THIS ITEM IS SOLD

I am selling a complete Energy Suspension HyperFlex Master Kit for the Chrysler PT Cruiser(01-05). The box has been opened but everything is brand new. This sells new for...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 19 Apr 2009, 04:00 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,843
Posted By jksoft
Re: Control Arm Bushings - Energy

Thanks for the advice. I was wondering about that. Unfortunately, I already have the Energy bushings and can't return them. I'll have to see how much the arms cost before I make a decision.

J
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 19 Apr 2009, 07:22 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,843
Posted By jksoft
Control Arm Bushings - Energy

I need to replace the control arm bushings on my 01 Cruiser. I am not sure if I am going to attempt it myself or not yet, but either way I already purchased the complete Energy Suspension bushing...
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