Category Archives: 1993 Pontiac Sunbird sedan
Since I haven’t done an update for … over a year, I figured it was time. Again, not because I haven’t been doing anything. Well, nothing too exciting anyway, but here goes. Wagon: The day before moving into a new … Continue reading
Mini update about the red car … it turns out it was both a blown head gasket AND a cracked head, happy day! I didn’t look at the head too close in the middle of putting on the new gasket … Continue reading
No surprise here: yet another 100,000 mile head gasket failure! Well, it was a little early this time at around 90k. It was stumbling pretty bad on startup with some white smoke and was continually getting worse. It was a … Continue reading
Background: I decided to design this 2.0L valvetrain and cam tool as a lightweight, easy-to-build but slower-to-function alternative to my first version (link below) or for when you just want to swap rockers or lifters and aren’t worried about compressing … Continue reading
Since I’ve done this a few times now, I thought I’d share my experiences with freshening up the Sunbird’s control arms this time around. Ball joint removal: If they’ve never been replaced, you unfortunately are going to have to get … Continue reading
What else can you expect on the day of purchasing another Sunbird but that it would break down? A bad crank position sensor wire was the culprit. A couple pictures of the maroon four door’s first days – May 2011.