as per your advice, I attempted to check damper. could not see any
way to check without removing all belts, couldnt evan see where it
would fail. several questions before I tear apart again. if damper
is bad, will it damage motor, internal or external balance? does
this part cost more than the gm alternator?
my though is to remove air pump and install new alt. in its place.
if leaving damper alone is o.k. like what you said about brighter
lights and wouldnt really miss the air pump. last dumb question,
would the alternator from my 89 vdp be as good or better than gm?
did install new starter, removed exhaust, removed starter, got new
bolts/nuts for smaller high torque starter, went back and got spade
end for wire, back again for super glue to temporarally hold nuts
to starter, ran extra start wire for starting from under hood,
turned key and same click as before. new wire worked fine under
hood. reinstalled exhaust and lowered car, cleaned up tools, leaned
over engine and saw wire pulled from connecter. plugged it in and
its fine. 200.00 bucks, 5 hours, and 1 trashed shirt just to find a
loose wire: 30 seconds, no money and no grease. they say an
education is expensive. I just learned a 200.00 lesson!–
zelienople,pa., United States
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