First time startup and break in of the rebuilt engine.

  • تم نشره في 2013/09/30
  • Saturn DOHC 4 cylinder. Priming and starting the engine after a rebuild. The following work was performed.
    -Removed entire powertrain through bottom of carفيديو.html
    -Cleaned carbon from pistonsفيديو.html
    -New piston ringsفيديو.html
    -Drilled oil drain holes in pistons
    -New Bearings
    -New Crank seal
    -New Rear Main seal
    -New Oil pump kit
    -New Thermostat o-ring
    -New water pump
    -New Headgasket
    -New Professionally rebuilt headفيديو.html
    -New timing kitفيديو.html
    -Cleaned & painted valve coverفيديو.html
    -Cleaned & painted intake manifold & new gasketفيديو.html
    -Cleaned & painted exhaust manifold & new gasketفيديو.html
    -Cleaned throttle body & new gasketفيديو.html
    -Cleaned EGR & new gasket
    -Cleaned PCV valve
    -Cleaned & painted oil panفيديو.html
    -Installed oil pan with black RTVفيديو.html
    -Cleaned fuel injectorsفيديو.html
    -New fuel pressure regulator
    -New fuel filter
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  • Link Knight
    Link Knight أشهر قبل

    Meanwhile if you LOOK AT THE CAR MANUAL it will TELL YOU the breaking in procedure. They ALL DO. And what it says is to NOT TOW and NOT DRIVE IT LIKE YOU STOLE IT and also to keep varying your rpm level. So the BEST move is your average start stop traffic in light traffic in an area with traffic lights, round abouts and mergers NOT flogging the hell out of it. How have YOU NOT seen this in the standard car manuals that are left in the glovebox?

  • boostedsil40
    boostedsil40 2 أشهر قبل

    so is it normal to have low power till everything seats?i just did a kia rio for my gf and its so slow but after 15 minutes it started to get better,this was the first heat cycke and now its cooling off and im going to drive it harder next time,I drove it mixed rpm fast and slow.

  • Rocky Rico
    Rocky Rico 8 أشهر قبل

    im on too, i had to name my car satrina, now she is deader than a broke bolt in the valve cover that some idiot decided to getout with easy out and ended having to get a bigger titainium bolt due to ythe easy out tap broke.

  • Ruslan Subarist
    Ruslan Subarist 9 أشهر قبل

    Noce job👍

  • Rick A
    Rick A 10 أشهر قبل

    You get info from forums. Baaahahahahaha. Most of the idiots on those know shit.

  • Matt Garza
    Matt Garza 10 أشهر قبل

    LOL...great minds think alike. You put a hose clamp on your turkey baster. I had seriously considered doing that.

  • Maximus Destructus
    Maximus Destructus سنوات قبل +3

    All the Saturn haters are jealous because deep down they wish they had a Saturn or knew how to do an oil change.. Bwa ha ha..

  • May day
    May day سنوات قبل +5

    Although I can appreciate the efforts of those who are trying to do something like a rebuild, I have to say that forums are not the place to get information. What you have on forums is a bunch of unexperienced want to be mechanics who read a book about procedures and think they can give advice now. I've heard the term "drive it like you stole it" a lot of times, but it's incorrect and could have some disastrous long-term effects.
    The proper procedure for breaking in a freshly rebuilt motor is generally.
    1) crank the engine over without the spark plugs and the coils disabled and without the valve cover so you can see the oil filling the top in of your engine.
    2) replace the spark plugs and the cover, enable the coil, then fire it up and let it idle for at least 15 minutes without accelerating it.
    3) slowly Idol it to about 2000 RPMs and hold it there for approximately 15 minutes, then let it go back to idle again.
    4) go on a drive cycle so the computer resets itself for IM readiness on an OBD 2. ( Don't go passed 50 miles an hour)
    5) keep track of your mileage because you will need to change the oil at about 50 miles after first startup.
    6) continue break in procedure after oil change, still not exceeding 50 miles an hour for the next 450 miles, then change oil again.
    7) after second oil change you can now drive it normally and change the oil in about 1500 miles
    8) after third and final oil change the break-in period is done and you can follow your owner's manual for routine maintenance of the vehicle.

  • Warren Zevon's Angry Ghost
    Warren Zevon's Angry Ghost سنوات قبل +2

    Glad you blurred that license plate, 'cause I was a gonna track down & steal that bad boy.


  • Robert York
    Robert York سنوات قبل

    I had a 1995 Saturn SL2 with the 1.9 twin Cam I got 318000 miles out of that car before I sold it and the only reason it blew up after I sold it was because my Uncle let it run out of oil

  • Donu Duty
    Donu Duty سنوات قبل +1

    I think drive it like you stole is old skool now. What they recommend is to drive at varying speeds, don't floor it and don't cruise at a constant speed for long. I don't know what other drivers on the road may think but I can guess.

  • MissAmazanda
    MissAmazanda سنوات قبل

    All the Saturn S series are great cars but after owning two SL models it was nice to get a sport SC 2 model recently the engine has a bit more pep to it.

  • Edward Estrada
    Edward Estrada سنوات قبل

    How is it running now, shifting included sense this video was made

  • roberto badillo
    roberto badillo سنوات قبل

    You need to put a timing belt of else you will kill that battery or mess something on the pump

  • Swagsonville
    Swagsonville سنوات قبل +1

    Fckin saturns are logs of shit with wheel strapped on.
    That being said, that engine sounded VERY nice! I probably would bet that it runs better now than it did brand new!

  • GLC jonsan308
    GLC jonsan308 2 سنوات قبل +5

    All these people asking why rebuild it?
    Look and see how many miles its got on it. Its reliable cheap transportation and he willl likely get another 100,000 or 200,000 more out the car, provided no corrosion issues.
    The S-series is seprate from the cars saturn produced after 2000. They do not have the dreaded cvt that died in peoples cars. Also are a lot more reliable.

  • ns arboc
    ns arboc 2 سنوات قبل

    That is the dedication to one shifty car.

  • Efren Bonilla
    Efren Bonilla 2 سنوات قبل

    so what parts did you buy to rebuild their engine

  • Timothy Strunk
    Timothy Strunk 2 سنوات قبل

    Good job man i bought my first stick a 1995 saturn sl and its great. This was bout 2 months ago. The interior was wrecked i restored it. Bout to make an exhaust for it. Did a bunch of stuff under the hood but its ok i love working on cars. Put new spark plugs. Wires. Tpc. Iac. Cleaned throttle body. Valve cover gasket. Intake gasket. Radiator fan motor and relay. Temp sensor. Coolant flush. Oil change. Painted valve cover. New battery. Top motor mount. Etc i might put a stage two clutch in her and new pistons racing kind so i can turbo it. What do u think.

    • Jeremy Collins
      Jeremy Collins سنوات قبل

      If you want to turbo it you'll probably want new rods and pistons. Pistons will go pretty far in their own but I'd do both.

    • Timothy Strunk
      Timothy Strunk 2 سنوات قبل

      Still got to put new a.c compressor. Alternator and pully.

  • Bob Is The Builder
    Bob Is The Builder 2 سنوات قبل +13

    Because Saturn S series last forever if you take care of them.

  • Adamz678
    Adamz678 2 سنوات قبل

    Yes! I knew it was the same guy who made the ammo channel! lol

  • chaotic/Silence
    chaotic/Silence 2 سنوات قبل

    so you forgot to put the transmission cooler line back on or tighten it up :-)

    ROBERTO ESCOLERO 2 سنوات قبل


  • MrJohnnyDistortion
    MrJohnnyDistortion 2 سنوات قبل

    It sounds like the bottom end knocks on start up. How many times did you prime it with the starter turning it over and how long was each duration?

  • Tim the car guy
    Tim the car guy 2 سنوات قبل

    Who the fuck rebuilds a Saturn engine? Saturns are like disposable cameras, you throw it away and buy a new one for 500$

  • Puppet Master
    Puppet Master 2 سنوات قبل

    I had the same car. My uncle gave it to me before he passed away. I traded it for a new riding lawn mower.

  • superlew12080
    superlew12080 2 سنوات قبل +4

    Much like the Toyota 1.8L, the Saturn 1.9L may never die. We just don't know. No body (crashes, not rot), sub-frame, or tranny has ever lasted long enough to test it's true longevity.
    I speak as someone who drove a *crashed $500 5-Speed SL2 for 11 years. No joke.

  • Frosty Fox
    Frosty Fox 2 سنوات قبل +1

    no offence meant, but that is one ugly ass car!

    • Jeremy Collins
      Jeremy Collins سنوات قبل

      Frosty Fox they sure are. I have a 96 SL2 that I bought because I hate it. It's so ugly I can't make it look good. So slow I can't make it fast (well... That's not actually true. I could LS swap it. Been done before. I don't want to though) so it's perfect for someone like me who loves to build and tinker. My daily driver doesn't get messed with. My project cars and trucks can be down for all the time they need and I can still get to work. That's the whole point of these cars

  • jules ditchon
    jules ditchon 2 سنوات قبل

    the idle seemed to be adjusted up to 1200 rpm... to me as a mechanic, the idle should only be at least 900 to 1000... idling it a little higher on a newly rebuild engine could stress the parts and damage quickly during break in...

  • tischlerbmw21
    tischlerbmw21 3 سنوات قبل +2

    What a bitchin ass car! Keep It up

  • Lucky Sticker Co.
    Lucky Sticker Co. 3 سنوات قبل

    #saturngang #wagongang

  • dixonrockstar101
    dixonrockstar101 3 سنوات قبل

    I would not suggest turning the engine over with no plugs in it. It gives the opportunity for fod to be introduced into the combustion chamber. It might have worked out just fine for you this time. But I still would not suggest it. That's just me. It's your car and do as u like. I would have added about a half quart of marvel to the oil.

  • Dave S.
    Dave S. 3 سنوات قبل

    Mines looks just like this, same start sound, similar idol as this only mines sounds better.

  • Nexit Next
    Nexit Next 3 سنوات قبل +50

    I think the rebuild of the engine is more expensive then the car is worth.

    • Your Nightmare
      Your Nightmare أشهر قبل

      @amak1131 Saturn not produce cars anymore because nobody wants plastic crap especially in winter -F

    • amak1131
      amak1131 أشهر قبل

      @Your Nightmare So shitty that, 17yrs later (last original one built) you still see them and they run fine. Or, need easy fixes.

      Also, many cars went to mostly plastic panels etc. sooooo.... yea. Good try.

    • Your Nightmare
      Your Nightmare 5 أشهر قبل

      Nexit Next especially shitty plastic Saturn

    • Reaper5.56 Xx
      Reaper5.56 Xx سنوات قبل

      Jonas Lindenblatt not really you can get a remanufactured engine for most cars they are like $1500-$2000 with a 30,000 mile warranty

    • Jonas Lindenblatt
      Jonas Lindenblatt 2 سنوات قبل

      if you have the tools and you do it yourself it's definately cheaper but if you let a shop do it, you might as well buy another car.

  • Jacob Gay
    Jacob Gay 3 سنوات قبل

    sweet your from maine. same boss im in south Portland. my buddy has one of these and be beats the piss out of it

  • The Great Unknown
    The Great Unknown 3 سنوات قبل

    Did this piston trick work?

  • Omar  Cruz
    Omar Cruz 3 سنوات قبل

    Thank you ninja for helping me out that's all I need to do to start it up ...

  • Zachary
    Zachary 3 سنوات قبل +3

    surprised the thing made it that far! i hope i really hope it is good for you i wanted to keep the saturn our family had but i was too afraid of the cvt it had... oh well it was a nice car but too bad, that station wagon style that one has is really neat i would like to have one like that some day

    • GLC jonsan308
      GLC jonsan308 2 سنوات قبل

      By the way, the cvt model you had is nothing like the s series in this video.

    • Zachary
      Zachary 3 سنوات قبل


    • J Williams
      J Williams 3 سنوات قبل +1

      Sexy for sure, I personally love the combination of Barney purple exterior and coast guard orange on the valve cover. I definitely attracts the ladies.

  • DG Garage
    DG Garage 3 سنوات قبل

    Good job brother! Pretty Engine!!

  • Julio Cesar Lozano Espinoza
    Julio Cesar Lozano Espinoza 3 سنوات قبل

    mi comtario es por ke mi carro le hecho agua al radiador y no se calienta cuando salgo lejos

  • Jake Del
    Jake Del 3 سنوات قبل +3

    what a beast. that orange cover just puts the cherry ontop this beautiful piece of machinery

  • Nick
    Nick 3 سنوات قبل

    3:43 no drive belt??

    • J Williams
      J Williams 3 سنوات قبل

      most likely there are two belt sizes you can get for this engine, a shorter one for cars that didnt have Ac, and a larger one for models that do. If the Ac doesnt work or leaks, no need to spend extra $ on the bigger belt to drive the compressor.

    • Nick
      Nick 3 سنوات قبل

      @Anton Davis but the alternator

    • Anton Davies
      Anton Davies 3 سنوات قبل

      +Nicholas Ruiz probably has one without ac like i do

  • Bruh
    Bruh 3 سنوات قبل

    Are the Twin Cam engines better than the efi/ohc ones?

    • Jeremy Collins
      Jeremy Collins سنوات قبل

      Bruh yes. More power and more reliable.

  • LetsGoRacing95
    LetsGoRacing95 3 سنوات قبل +13

    i accept that my saturn is an absolute piece of balls, but it's MY piece of balls and it taught me how to drive stick so im keeping it and swapping a dual cam in her lol. i love the damn thing
    some day, SOME day far off into this millennia, people will respect the little plastic tupperware cars that everyone threw away.

      SIMPLE HUMAN 11 أشهر قبل

      @Conor Costa neither civics, nor saturns are cool. xD

    • Conor Costa
      Conor Costa سنوات قبل +1

      2000 saturn sl 1.9 dohc saturn life boi fuck the hate in Saturn's they just mad because our saturns eat civics for breakfast.

    • Etienne Roy
      Etienne Roy 3 سنوات قبل

      The Saturn Life did u made it ?? i got an 2002 sc1 sohc thinking about swaping it for a dohc just like you

  • hasbeengood
    hasbeengood 3 سنوات قبل +8

    I owned one of those for 6 yrs, I woke up at night to hate it! Spent all my days off at the garage! EVERYTHING broke on that turd and they never fixed the oil consumptin issue.
    That being said, you did a nice job... too nice for the car perhaps, but I bet you had fun doing it and learned. So just for that, I say it was worth it. Well done!

  • Mike Woods
    Mike Woods 3 سنوات قبل

    did you use break in fluid

  • PhelixJMech
    PhelixJMech 4 سنوات قبل

    What a piece of shit why would you rebuild that???

    • LetsGoRacing95
      LetsGoRacing95 3 سنوات قبل +8

      +PhelixJMech i would rebuild mine because it's my first car, because the car has been through hell and back with me, because the car has seen my best days and my worst nights. shit like that.
      just because its a piece of junk doesnt mean somebody doesnt love it.
      and after that rebuild, it's not really junk anymore is it?

  • HJR
    HJR 4 سنوات قبل

    I used to use a similar way of first getting rid of all the old oil in an engine, then pre-lubing it before I started it. Now I have to pay other people to do it and they never do it as well as I did.

  • Michael Hunt
    Michael Hunt 4 سنوات قبل

    my Saturn has the transmission kick when.its in reverse problem too. is it because there isn't enough oil going Into the torque converter or is it a bad trans?

  • David Nesbitt
    David Nesbitt 4 سنوات قبل

    It has an exhaust leak.....

    • Chase Moss
      Chase Moss 3 سنوات قبل

      maybe just sounds sexy? he didn't say what he did to the engine, maybe he beefed it up a bit

    • Brad K
      Brad K 4 سنوات قبل +3

      +David Nesbitt I hope it does, since there's no exhaust system on it.

  • Leon Springs Boys TV
    Leon Springs Boys TV 4 سنوات قبل

    it's fucking saabkyle!

  • J Williams
    J Williams 4 سنوات قبل +15

    Dude! Bright orange powder coated valve cover on a Barney (the dinosaur) purple-colored Saturn wagon? Bro, that shit is straight up fucking BRAVE AS HELL!

  • Smashed Ya
    Smashed Ya 4 سنوات قبل

    your supposed to get the rpms up when the engine cranks mate, dont let it idle. The rings proabably havent sealed and expect future problems with your engine.

  • Jorge Perez
    Jorge Perez 4 سنوات قبل +3

    If you pour in the oil through the top carefully before putting valve cover on you won't have to do all that, just turn the key. Also, drive in stop and go traffic and vary RPM's. Start at a limit of 3,000, and work your way up and after your 500 mile oil change you can drive it like you stole it.

  • ltethan649
    ltethan649 4 سنوات قبل

    i just rebuilt one of these and there i sstill smoke from tailpipe after 10 mins of running, is this normal residual burn off or is there a bigger problem?

    • Josh Howard
      Josh Howard 4 سنوات قبل +1

      +ltethan649 go to autozone an get a new pcv valve there only like $4 an and will cause the car to smoke like mad if stuck an if that don't clear it up that sucks but well it was only 4 bucks

  • 2L8 iwon
    2L8 iwon 4 سنوات قبل +1

    All that work just to go put a low cost STP filter. bad investment

    • Jeremy Collins
      Jeremy Collins سنوات قبل +1

      2L8 iwon 500 mile filter for break in... No need for some fancy filter for that short time

  • armadillo platypus
    armadillo platypus 4 سنوات قبل +2

    Never seen a saturn before...nice looking car.

    • jesimig paneda
      jesimig paneda 4 سنوات قبل

      +armadillo platypus uhhmm you can see that in demolition derby sports complex..hehehe... jowke

    • J Williams
      J Williams 4 سنوات قبل +3

      Lol uh, what? That car looks like Barney the dinosaur bent over waiting to get plowed from behind. There's a reason why no one ever fixes these wagons, only people with no taste would have thought they were attractive in any color.

  • Mind Made Designs - DIY
    Mind Made Designs - DIY 4 سنوات قبل

    Nice video

  • Av63PNT0
    Av63PNT0 4 سنوات قبل +3

    I dunno this doesn't sound right to me

    • Que Onda
      Que Onda سنوات قبل

      TWO DUDEZ GARAGE itll quiet down later because when i took my engine out it was loud as hell after first start but later as the lifters got more oil it was quiet like before

      IRONWOLF _OMEGA سنوات قبل

      Av63PNT0 very loud if you ask me .. sounds like lifter issues possibly

  • Roger Lee
    Roger Lee 4 سنوات قبل +1

    Drive like you stole on a newly built engine is how you end up breaking it again. If you get an official copy of the owners manual im pretty sure it would say keep the engine under a certain speed as well as below a certain rpm, and do not jack rabbit start from stop.

    • atticstattic
      atticstattic 4 سنوات قبل +3

      @TheOne CalledJake Except for the last bit, that's out-dated information. Drive it normally - at a variety of speeds - kinda like you stole it.