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Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 17 Mar 2020, 03:50 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By Dill
Re: Resurrection

Thanks everyone for the posts of encouragement!

Yesterday I ran my Ozone machine and left the doors closed all night and today. I'm about to go out and start the airing out process.

I had fully...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 06 Mar 2020, 12:42 am
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By Dill
Resurrection

FIVE YEARS!

Thats how long it has been since my last post where I describe the issues my PT has and whether I should fix it......
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 12 Sep 2017, 11:28 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By Dill
Re: 2005 PT Vert N/A 5-spd possible tranny issue

Which one of these kits would have everything I would need?

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/chrysler,2005,pt+cruiser,2.4l+l4,1440606,transmission-manual,clutch+kit,1993

Car won't move out...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 09 Sep 2017, 09:19 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By Dill
Re: 2005 PT Vert N/A 5-spd possible tranny issue

Hello,

PT has 180k on it. Timing belt recently changed so was hoping for another 100k on it.

Check engine light has come on and gone off. Read codes but nothing shows up. I do not believe the...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 09 Sep 2017, 07:59 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By Dill
2005 PT Vert N/A 5-spd possible tranny issue

Howdy everyone.

My 2005 PT convertible with a 5 Speed manual transmission has not been running right lately.

Recently I replaced the following parts:

Oil sending unit
Valve cover gasket...
Forum: Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 22 Sep 2015, 12:09 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By Dill
Re: 2003 Dream Cruiser - Parts or repair - LA area

Man... Makes me wish I lived on the other side of the US. I wound sell my current PT and fix this up and love it for a lifetime! 03 Dream and a Stick! Perfect!
Forum: General Turbo Discussions 11 Sep 2015, 12:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By Dill
Re: Please tell me that this is not stock

Isn't a straight pipe good for the turbos? Not stock but I think over the years I have heard of others doing it for gain.. I think... Am I right?
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 06 Sep 2015, 09:17 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By Dill
Re: PT Birthday Written on Underside of Hood?

Mine is in blue versus yellow. 2002 pt
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 06 Sep 2015, 09:09 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,454
Posted By Dill
Re: Overheating... with all new parts!

When you are idling and its overheating do you hear the fan turn on? It should be very noticeable?

I've replaced the fan in my PT 3 times in 5 years. Could be that your new fan died already. I...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 05 Sep 2015, 10:41 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By Dill
Re: PT Birthday Written on Underside of Hood?

My pt has a smiley face on the underside!
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 04 Sep 2015, 08:53 am
Replies: 32
Views: 5,297
Posted By Dill
Re: black housing headlights?

Some bravery, yes.

To be honest I pulled the headlights out of my parts PT I had at the time and did it then swapped them out when it proved successful.

So I would only do this if you are okay...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 03 Sep 2015, 01:16 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,297
Posted By Dill
Re: black housing headlights?

Light - Album on Imgur (http://imgur.com/a/QhYMb)

Better pictures after working to restore the lenses
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 03 Sep 2015, 09:49 am
Replies: 32
Views: 5,297
Posted By Dill
Re: black housing headlights?

It's sticky but not messy. Much like chewing gum
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 03 Sep 2015, 08:54 am
Replies: 32
Views: 5,297
Posted By Dill
Re: black housing headlights?

Sure! I got the instructions off of here somewhere years ago.

Preheat to 250
Put headlight in oven on pan (no bulbs or rubber bezel just the plastic)
Bake... 10? Minutes
Remove from oven and...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 02 Sep 2015, 07:57 pm
Replies: 11,982
Views: 1,424,398
Posted By Dill
Re: What did you do to your Cruiser today?

Today I painted my bumpers again. 4 years and they held up great. While I was at it I painted my pillars, side mirrors, rear wiper arm and the black plastic under the windshield. I'm trying to get...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 02 Sep 2015, 07:05 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,297
Posted By Dill
Re: black housing headlights?

I baked mine in the oven and pulled out apart, sanded, taped off what needed to be reflective and painted the rest with grill paint. Held up so far 3 years.
Forum: Tech & Performance Forum 01 Sep 2015, 08:08 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 42,829
Posted By Dill
Re: Stiff transmission when hot?

This thread rocks. Previously installed the Boogers years ago. They are holding up great. 4 years later this is happening and the pedal adjustment did it. While I'm not sure if it is just a band aid...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 29 Jul 2015, 05:10 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,552
Posted By Dill
Re: List of problems with my PT and the cost of repair

I really like this case and I really like you folks! I think my best bet is to buy the parts myself, one by one then party the mechanic hits hourly rate to do one side at a time. This will ease the...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 26 Jul 2015, 09:23 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,552
Posted By Dill
Re: List of problems with my PT and the cost of repair

Okay. I can look up parts, but what tools would I need to do the job? Just assume I have nothing, no jack or wrenchs.

Edit: By job I mean only the front end stuff. Not the engine mount or the...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 22 Jul 2015, 04:07 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,552
Posted By Dill
Re: List of problems with my PT and the cost of repair

Yeah, at the cost of repair I've looked on Craigslist and found a few cruisers with the standard easy issues like overheating at stop lights for under $2000 haha. It's so tough because this car is...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 21 Jul 2015, 11:50 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,552
Posted By Dill
Re: List of problems with my PT and the cost of repair

Thanks guys, miss you all. I've got an 87 Winnebago and everytime I ask questions on their forums I get grumpy response's. Post on the spark forum and no one is even on there haha.

So doing it...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 20 Jul 2015, 09:25 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,552
Posted By Dill
List of problems with my PT and the cost of repair

Howdy folks!

Skip to the words below the line of -'s if you don't care about the story leading up to this moment and just want the meat, but the story is nice!

It has been a long time since I...
Forum: General PT Cruiser Discussions 24 Jul 2014, 02:01 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,544
Posted By Dill
What causes the Radiator Fan to die?

Hello folks!

It has been a while since I was last on here! I am sure some of you remember me, the newbies may not haha!

Anyway I am on here because I am having an issue. I am on my third...
Forum: Welcome New PT Cruiser Members 30 Jun 2013, 08:06 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,989
Posted By Dill
Re: Hello Everyone Here's my Story

Hi from Raleigh! Where in NC are you?
Forum: Welcome New PT Cruiser Members 30 May 2013, 08:16 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By Dill
Re: North Carolina PT signing on

Welcome from raleigh
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