The driver of the Buick was taken from the scene on a stretcher. It has some serious pull when it got going. For mine I had it chipped, full 3 inch exhaust, Magnaflow muffler, manual boost controller, Intake. I with no signs of any injury, and her with only bruising. Emissions label is under hood. Faults: Nothing unusual with this car has happened. .
Great visibility on all sides, most comfortable sporty seats I've sat in yet, and I'm very picky. That's awesome you still have yours! Can anyone please help us figure out what is wrong with this car. I am responding to the review titled nerve wrecking. Rather the only difficulties I've had are in the limited availability of parts for this model. I am selling my car, only because of the rust, I want to move on before it starts to get bad, and I'll miss it.
Amazing mid range power, it just flew on the highway. Once the turbo spools between 3500 and 4000rpm, you're gone, it blows away most cars within reason. I would have loved to keep it but it just had too many issues and I didn't have proper storage at the time. Exhausts were often custom, parts were fabricated, turbos were bolted on from other cars. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2. I've had mine for decades and just can't seem to part with it.
She's a beast, runs out on the highway like a scalped ape on crack. Very thirsty returns only 20mpg. It wasn't as readily available as many sought after Honda engines, but some work and ingenuity was just part of the game with these cars. Answered on Aug 14, 2010 The non-turbo 2. It was my daily driver until the head gasket blew.
The same year 88-92 ford probes have the same engine, which makes finding parts easy. Never had the car not start, I rarely am able to plug it in during our long, -20 winters and it starts first try, everytime. Dealerships will bend you over and have their way with you for many new parts, used is the best way to go. Firing Order is 1-3-4-2 Front of vehicle is Number 1 spark plug. These codes are clues to whatever component is acting up. It had major rust issues, too. Definitely keep your eyes open for one, as they are the perfect sleeper with a little fabrication and ingenuity.
Despite the problems I've had, most mx6 owners have even less problems than me, I think the previous owner abused my car. Check the shaft bearing within the distributor--it the upper shaft noticeably moves in any particular direction, that can can change the reluctor to pick-off coil relationship possibly causing misfire. Despite having a very limited aftermarket selection of parts, people did what they could with this more obscure import. The result was a more linear, higher revving power band that produced around 300 horsepower. We have had trouble from the beginning with this car, such as oil leaking into the spark plugs, fuel filters, stalling, hard to start engine, engine revving at high speeds, engine jerking while traveling, and now we have this whistle that I have no idea why. The 626 was lost some years ago, when my wife and I were leaving the local shopping center.
Essentially, it was a stroked 2. Many folks were able to achieve well over 200 horsepower with some work on the turbo model but, the most notable improvements were from those who swapped the 2. Take the car to Autozone or similar business for a free scan of the computer and take note of any codes that show up. Model year 1992 Year of manufacture 1991 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2015 Engine and transmission 2. My car is jerky, stalls, is hard to re-start after stalling, etc. Should be on your Emissions label under the hood.
Sadly, life was too busy to keep up with the car. Year of manufacture 1992 First year of ownership 2004 Most recent year of ownership 2004 Engine and transmission 2. It has an output of 162. A rebuild for performance reasons 4 years ago showed that even with regular hard use, the cylinder walls hardly showed any wear. The clutch in the turbo car lasted a full 230k miles before being replaced. I bought the car used and have every problem that you have had. Handles well, especially with some decent tires.
Definitely a fun car with a lot of good memories. A 5 speed manual transmission transfers the power to the driven wheels. I am having the same problems and cannot figure out what I need to do to correct the problems. A young driver in a Buick Century was driving at 50 in a 25 on the road around the parking lot and smashed into the passenger side of my 626 at the A pillar. General Comments: Inside the seats feel too small and uncomfortable like they are made for small japanese, it's a J-Spec so that is true. I could never manage to find the perfect one.