I will be the first to admit that the proper, and only way to fix a weak torsion spring in our cars is to replace the torsion spring. In the Delorean the torsion spring for the doors was easily adjusted with a socket allen wrench if it was too weak or too strong. Not so in our solstices. It either works or it doesn't. period. I would add that the addition of the coil spring to the trunk lid hinge in no way aids or detracts from the operation of the torsion spring. It is a completely separate, stand alone assist in lifting the lid. Paint it black and you won't even notice it is there. (Unless you are showing the car in the Concours D'elegance)
Well since I can't see it when it is closed I go by the sound. The spring sounds like it is stretching hard. But I also found out that the driver side hinge is sprung. The driver side of the trunk is up about 16th".
Well, this happened:
What to do? It looks like the metal was previously covered with rubber but it's all worn off now. I blame coronavirus.
I have a sewing kit and patch, but I'm concerned that it won't hold since that metal piece extrudes. I was thinking of wrapping it in heavy duty tape or...
I've had my 2007 Solstice for 6 years. The passenger side door has always just touched the hood when closing the door. Today, possibly because it was directly in the sun, the hood bent a little when closing the door. Now I have to resolve the issue.
Comparing the driver side door (spacing...
Been an avid reader on here past few weeks learning the quirks of GXP's prior to purchasing one. Would love any sage advice in regards to what seems to be an overheating situation on the one I brought home.
08' GXP, 90k miles, well taken care of, mostly highway miles from previous...