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Classic Cars

1962 Hawk GT Value

author: Scooter Danielson posted 05-14-2016

I recently saw a 1962 Hawk GT with a 289 engine and automatic transmission. It is essentially in original condition (1 paint job at some point) with no rust, runs great, drives great, etc. You ... read more »

Will a 1957 chevy truck hood fit a 1955 (second series)

author: Matt posted 02-15-2015

I have a 1955 chevy truck second series that has a poor condition hood. I can get my hands on a 1957 chevy truck hood at a good price. The seller says it will fit no problem. Does anyone know if it w... read more »

Request for group feedback...

author: Edd Hartley posted 03-03-2010

My name is Edd Hartley and I am a UK based professional photographer who specialises in vehicle and automotive photography. I am working on a project to offer professional car photography to member... read more »

New addition to the fleet...

author: SteveH posted 03-05-2016

1980s DDR magnificence! https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/E2TgFSjVLOq5NpZCoU_aAdMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=directlink https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/mCXaSm3R_smY60-kk4WxntMTjNZETYmyPJy0l... read more »


Acura recalls 2013-2014 ILX, ILX Hybrid over fire-prone headlamps

author: MummyChunk posted 02-29-2016

The Acura ILX just can't seem to catch a break. From AB Statement by Acura Regarding Headlight Recall: 2013-2014 Acura ILX 07/08/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. 14,078 model-year 2013-2014 ILX vehicles affe... read more »


Startup will make your Audi A4 self-driving for $10k

author: MummyChunk posted 03-07-2016

Audi is on the cusp on Self Driving becoming affordable. From AB Elevator Pitch: Cruise is the first highway autopilot for your car. It uses cameras and radar to keep your car in its lane and a safe ... read more »


BMW confirms new Mexican plant

author: MummyChunk posted 03-08-2016

After over a year of speculation, BMW is finally officially announcing that it's building a factory in Mexico. From ESPN BMW Group to build new plant in the NAFTA region; Mexican state of San Lui... read more »

General Motors

1991 GMC Vandura 2500 rough and erratic idle

author: Darell Gholston posted 04-26-2016

/I just purchased a 1991 GMC Vandura 2500 5.7 engine with 70679 miles on it. I replaced the fuel pump, O2 sensor, Temp sensor next to the thermostat new plugs wires and distributor car, MAP sensor an... read more »

Re: Brainless Tesla driver crashes, dies while car in Autopilot mode

author: Ed Pawlowski posted 07-02-2016

On Fri, 1 Jul 2016 20:41:48 +0000 (UTC), Leroy N. Soetoro My car has the adaptive cruise control. It really works well and I can follow another car for miles with speed changes, braking, and neve... read more »

1959 Pontiac Laurentian for sale

author: travis.best posted 06-28-2016

I'm posting here as I reluctantly have to sell my project car. By posting in a Pontiac community I'm hoping someone may be interested in completing my hope to put this limited run model (only 1008 w... read more »

Corvette Stingray gets 627 HP by Callaway

author: MummyChunk posted 02-22-2016

Job well done. They under promised and over delivered! From AB 2014 CALLAWAY CORVETTE HP, TORQUE UPDATE: 627 bhp, 610 lb-ft Callaway engineers have finalized Callaway Corvette powertrain management s... read more »

200 silverado 1500 fuel pump

author: dh posted 06-21-2016

Hey all, I have a 2000 silverado 1500 z71 with 89k miles. I never run the truck und er 1/4 tank of fuel. I recently noticed the fuel pump has a considerable w hine that can be heard 30' from the... read more »

2016 Chevrolet Camaro powers up, slims down

author: MummyChunk posted 02-04-2016

Don't be fooled by its familiar appearance, the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is vastly different than its iconic predecessors. From AB Redesigning the sports coupe was a heady task, especially as its archri... read more »

Still kicking...

author: shanewarfel posted 09-13-2015

The Firebirds are gone, along with the books and magazines. So are the long hours of replacing things that weren't broke to make the car faster. If I see a second generation Firebird broke down a... read more »

I'm back

author: Oppie posted 06-15-2016

I had been accessing through Teranews.com which appears to have gone belly up again. Now posting through eternal-september.org read more »


Hi. If someone can help me to solve a problem I have on my Panda with Dualogic?

author: Richard posted 06-21-2015

I put my Panda in N shift, with the key at the MAR position (without starting up the engine) and push the car about 1 m (to roll it with the engine off) and then put the parking brake. I left it like... read more »

Caravan 98 It has spark, It has fuel, will not start Codes said, PCM Internal fault, Replaced it,, will not start

author: tesla sTinker posted 05-11-2016

Grand Caravan SE will not start. Changed PCM, because it gave a code 53. Was driving along and all of a sudden, blank. Dead. Lights on dash odometer went out at that moment when it quit. Turn... read more »

Now that's just too much like work

author: Budd Cochran posted 05-27-2016

I met a man the other day that had an '86 W-150 with some pretty major wiring issues ... as in the P.O. screwed up the OEM wiring causing the system to fry. So, I'm helping him out by assisting ... read more »

pto drive shaft to winch drive

author: zane 79 landcruiser long body posted 06-09-2016

i am having problems with an old koenig 100. the bolt securing the drive shaft to the winch came off and the small shim which pits into the winch input shaft was lost (Alan bolt). I made a new shim o... read more »

2006 srx running issues

author: jim1975 posted 05-26-2016

I have an 2006 SRX 3.6and number 4 cylinder was misfiring so I swapped number 1 and 4 coil packs to see if it was the coil pack and now it will start then quits tried leaving the battery unhooked fo... read more »

Deceitful.. Or unlawful??! 1965 owner, since 8/26/1989, ripped off and WHOM WILL CARE!!??

author: carmonkeysparady posted 07-01-2016

In search for truth answers, and a dear friend. I Am Seeking out Something called integrity. Honesty in a verbal contract. A handshake, and agreed tr ansaction in PENDING to conclude. I want SOME... read more »


1998 Ford F-150 three door.

author: Doug posted 07-25-2016

My cruise control stopped working one day while driving. My question is is their a relay or transistor or an electrical component that would cause this, I was told there is one behind dash above... read more »

2002 taurus noise

author: clare posted 07-10-2016

Noise in back of Ford Taurus We have a 2002 Ford Taurus that we bought 4 years ago with about 54000km on it, sporting an almost new set of T rated Tiger Paw Touring tires (about 10,000km on them) ... read more »

Unable to find cigarette lighter socket on 2010 Ford Focus

author: mutantcamel posted 07-16-2016

I've just acquired a Ford Focus, but I'm unable to find the socket. There is a compartment at the bottom of the main unit where the radio and other controls are, but this is empty. There is nothing n... read more »

Security Door Dealers

author: Sudeepbizzkp Cs posted 06-18-2016

Security system in Bangalore - list of safety machine (all sorts) sellers, shops, stores in Bangalore and get protection machine businesses, vendors contact addresses, cellphone numbers, expense... read more »

Ford F-35 Lightning II Edition Mustang appears at EAA Oshkosh

author: MummyChunk posted 02-28-2016

Ford is back at the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, WI, on July 31 auctioning off its seventh Mustang for charity, and this is one seriously mean looking 2015 'Stang... read more »


engine problems

author: james001383 posted 07-18-2016

ok i have a 2001 honda civic ex 1.7l v-tech and my problem just recently started....i was driving down the interstate and my car just suddenly shut off and started right back up but wouldnt go over 4... read more »


Spark training in bay area

author: vasuinfo1100 posted 07-19-2016

Spark is an Apache project as lightning fast group figuring out/calculatin g. Spark training in bay area It has a growing and successful open-source community and is the most active Apache projec... read more »


Anyone know how to remove the front grille on a 1999 Isuzu Amigo

author: Rich posted 07-05-2015

I know there is a screw by the emblem & the the 4 tabs at the top.....but on mine there are tabs located under the headlight that I can't seem to figure out.. How to release or get to. This is the th... read more »


Jaguar confirms XE reveal for September 8

author: MummyChunk posted 02-24-2016

I can't wait to see it! From AB WORLD PREMIERE OF ALL-NEW JAGUAR XE ANNOUNCED FOR SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 - The all-new XE will be a Compact Sport Sedan from Jaguar - The XE will go on sale in 2015 in Euro... read more »


How To Get Duplicate Key For My Soul?

author: Robert Cohen posted 04-28-2016

Lost one of two keys, so is there a way to get a duplicate. it's probably about from $25 to about $75, but it could be anything of course. read more »


2005 LS430 Glove Compartment Light Replacement

author: anonymous posted 07-14-2016

My wife's glove compartment light in her LS430, has died. As I learned today, as it was in the dealer for oil change, inspection. etc. The story I get from my wife is that apparently, to fix the prob... read more »


Compair mini aoto transmission vs mannual

author: chinthakasri1982 posted 05-10-2014

I am going to rebuilt a mini rover classic car and I would like to put a automatic engine. Please be kind enough to acknowledge me what I'd good auto or mannual? read more »

Mini Countryman plug-in hybrid out for a snowy stroll

author: cazza13 posted 02-07-2015

Really anxious to see what this plug-in has to offer. The Mini has come a long way from a little laugh to one of the hottest little cars on the road. FROM: AB When Mini launched the Countryman in 2... read more »


Why no 1990 Mitsubishi Eclipses around?

author: Mitzu posted 04-23-2016

I'm just curious why these are so hard to find. I've got a 1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse I'm restoring to new condition. Still runs like a bat out of hell, just needs some cosmetic items - plastic p... read more »


navigation maps x9 2016 Q50

author: test posted 07-20-2016

Can anyone suggest where I can download the newest navigation maps? usenet or torrent would be appreciated. TIA read more »

Nissan Maxima Odometer

author: RobertK posted 02-08-2016

2000 Maxima odometer display erratic information. Cannot read actual mileage. Everything else okay read more »

Dealer Fuel System Service?

author: JimR posted 07-24-2015

My Nissan dealer is recommending a Fuel System Service on my 2010 Altima with 61,000 miles. What is it? They want $249 which seems pricey to me. What would you do? read more »


Like Porsche Cars? Join, Pledge in Crowdfunding Campaign for VIP Book Top10 World Best Elite Luxury Cars!

author: streaminfobrokers posted 06-29-2016

You are specially invited to Join, Pledge in Crowdfunding Campaign New 2016 first in world VIP Book Top10 World Best Elite Luxury Cars! Watch this invitation on Youtube as Video with Music https:/... read more »


2000 9-5

author: cole posted 11-12-2015

Gas tank door doesn't open. Tried new O ring - didn't last. Any suggestions? read more »


Are Subaru USA a bunch of incompetents?

author: basia posted 07-24-2016

Two Subaru Service Bulletins address the issue of clogging oil line mesh filters in turbo cars. Bulletins are dated 2007 and 2008. Each bulletin includes a picture of the screen and bolt wher... read more »


Used 2009 model

author: Shaine Lee Mata posted 07-10-2016

I purchased a used 2009 model with about 120K miles. I thought I would inherit problems; but, a friend of mine owns a Prius with more than 200K. He says all he has had to do is get oil changes and ... read more »

SatNav on 2016 Avensis (big screen)

author: Keith posted 07-12-2016

Is there a way of preventing the satnav from selecting routes that use single track (paved and unpaved) roads? Just had several hairy moments towing a caravan in the Pyrenees along roads that d... read more »

Need to know what this is called and

author: hotdona123 posted 07-18-2016

99 Toyota camry this is causing my car not to start if its grounded it will start but cant figure out where it goes Will try to post pictures in a second read more »

2008 Tundra chrome trim

author: Just Passing Through posted 05-19-2016

I just bought this truck and noticed that the rear bumper is chrome but the front one is body colour (white). Have I got an accidented/repaired vehicle or was such a mix a possible option? It's ... read more »


Security system in Bangalore

author: Sudeepbizzkp Cs posted 06-23-2016

Security system in Bangalore - list of safety machine (all sorts) sellers, shops, stores in Bangalore and get protection machine businesses, vendors contact addresses, cellphone numbers, expense... read more »


Spark training in bay area

author: vasuinfo1100 posted 06-28-2016

Spark is an Apache project as lightning fast group figuring out/calculatin g. Spark training in bay area It has a growing and successful open-source community and is the most active Apache project... read more »

fast idle

author: Fred91 posted 06-12-2016

my 1991 Jetta, 5 speed, 1.8lt. gas engine idles fast, 1500rpm when hot, and I can smell the raw gas at the tail pipe. Have changed the temperature coolant sensor. Air sensor is good. Any suggestions... read more »

Other Makes and Models

Windshield washer problem

author: tommy205 posted 03-27-2016

I have a 2014 Citroen berlingo multispacer. I have a problem with my windshield washer. 90% of the time when I try to spray the water on the front window, the wiper will come on but the water will ru... read more »

Rain water in Footwell

author: species8350 posted 01-15-2016

Re. Pug 205 1.6 GTI I noticed a large puddle of rain water in the footwell on the driver's side. Can anyone suggest where the rain might be entering the car read more »

Land Rover fails in its bid to block Chinese copycats

author: ChoppedNuts posted 02-04-2016

Whether it is smartphones or vehicles, there is just no respect for the creation of something. Anyways, no person with money is going to buy this knockoff. I want the real thing! FROM: EG China is... read more »

Tartarini switch/gauge wiring

author: Dave posted 05-20-2016

I have a new tattarini switch with 4 wires but don't know what dose what red , black ,brown and blue read more »


2016 Mazda2 revealed

author: MummyChunk posted 02-24-2016

Here is a sneak peek at the 2016 Mazda2 ahead of its official debut. From AB ALL-NEW 2016 MAZDA2 MAKES GLOBAL DEBUT IRVINE, Calif. (July 16, 2014) ¬Ė The all-new 2016 Mazda2 was today unveiled in Jap... read more »

2005 miata

author: Janice Kowalski posted 05-30-2016

I have a 2005 Miata and want some opinions on cleaning and conditioning a black rag top.it has the back glass window. it is looking a little dry and would like to preserve it so it will look brand n... read more »


Vacuum lines daigram M110 W126 280Se

author: Buribenz posted 09-27-2014

I swapped the top of my engine. Some of the vacuum lines were left on. After all the alignments we find that we are unsure about some of the vacuum lines. We also have a no start. It appears as if th... read more »

Mercedes rolls out Sport Package Plus for CLA250

author: MummyChunk posted 03-08-2016

If you dig the style of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class but can't quite stretch from the $29,900 MSRP of the CLA250 to the $47,450 CLA45 AMG, we've got a bit of good news for you: Mercedes is offering a ... read more »

Maintenance and Modifications

2008 3 series BMW clock reset

author: terry.shitcrumbs posted 07-25-2016

Hello all. Car is a 335d msport and the problem I have is that the dash clo ck (time keeper, rather than odometer) keeps poor time and frequently rever ts to zero, especially after a couple of days... read more »

Was it really available as a Kit or is it a lash up?

author: Peter Hill posted 04-22-2016

https://www.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for-sale/beetle-project/11866133 read more »

Little Deuce Coupe

author: pedro1492 posted 07-24-2016

I always thought they sung big slip daddy referring to the differential. But looked up lyrics and it is pink slip so they raced for registration papers of other car. Funny how mis-heard lyrics fit... read more »

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