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  1. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hi Guys, my 1.4L turbo has some new problems that I'm hoping you can help me with. On a recent road trip the check engine light came on after a few hours of driving and I noticed reduced power, especially on starting from stop and on uphills. Felt as if the turbo boost wasn't working. Once we...
  2. Gen1 Diesel Technical Discussion
    Last year, i noticed that my Diesel performed badly in the Summer because of the heat. (90F and higher with 80% humidity, classic Montreal summer) So i decided to make some small changes this year to try to reduce the under-hood heat and intake temps. :th_coolio: 1st i removed part of the...
  3. Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    File this one under reuse: Diesel brothers - I've let my old fuel filter drain for five weeks and today I got tired of looking at it. So I placed it in my weber BBQ kettle and put a lighter to it. That thing burned about 30 minutes and threw off a lot of BTUs. Not much smoke or smell...
  4. Gen1 Audio & Electronics
    I just saw this article on Tech Crunch. Thought it was interesting. The battery only weighs 6 lbs. It uses a supercapacitor combined with LiFePO4 batteries. It only has 10 amp hours though. But it could be interesting for those trying to reduce weight in their Cruze. And no more lead-acid. Ohm...
  5. Gen1 Engine/Transmission Tutorials
    Made a quick vid while working on the car today. I got rid of the factory shorty vent tube that only goes a few inches off the reserve and added a 5ft hose. Smell has been greatly reduced but is still evident when the car first hits operating temp. Might be residual in the HVAC system, should...
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