Hi guys! I'm new to this internet thing, so I need some help. Will a reply be sent to my e-mail address, or do I need to check the group listing occasionally? Anyway, my question deals with the backspacing/offset for wheels for my 1964 GT Hawk. My desire is to put American Racing Torq Thrust wheels read more...In article: Backspace/offset for wheels on my 1964 GT Hawk
I took my Acura NSX in for the California smog test and it passed with no problems -- except it showed several readiness monitors were "not ready". The technician suggested driving on both the freeway and surface streets, then bringing the car back for a recheck. It didn't help so now I've been read more...In article: Acura Drive Cycle and Readiness Monitors
I drive a Land Rover, and bought a Webasto heater unit. On Ebay I find several Telestart-units for this. Normally, a Telestart T70, or T80 would do. Volkswagen and audi cars seem to have T90-telestart-kits. Is there a difference? Can I use a complete T90 Volkswagen Telestart kit read more...In article: Webasto telestart T90 : useful for other cars?
I'm thinking of buying a 2006 or 2007 3 series. I was wondering what the consensus is around here about BMW's engines. I had a bad experience with my current car, an Audi 1.8 turbo, and don't want to go through that again. I've heard good things about BMW's 6 cylinder read more...In article: How good IS BMW's 6 cylinder engine?
When replacing the filter in the automatic transmission, I noticed that there is no magnet on the inside of the pan. Is it normal ? The vehicle is 1997 Venture with a 4T-60E transmission. Should I add a magnet before I put it back together ? The residue looks clean with no burnt smell and no metal shavings. read more...In article: Transmission Pan has no magnet, is it normal ?
The driver's side lower door hinge is separating from the door. The sheet metal is torn. This is clearly visible. Does anyone have any sage advice? My plan is to pull the door, hammer the hinge back into roughly the correct location, and weld it, inspect the uppe read more...In article: 97 ZJ Door hinge repair suggestions
It is getting cold and my vinyl convertible roof has shrunk to the point where I can not put it up! I have been unemployed for 1 year and can not afford to buy a new one... Does anyone know any softeners retail, commercial, industrial or otherwise that I can use to soften and stretch my vinyl top? read more...In article: Help, please... My convertible top has shrunk
The price for these HID hi/lo kits has gotten very low. It looks like it is not tough to do. I might make a good winter project in my garage while it is 10 below out and I can't work outside. I would love to hear more comments about how well these Xenon headlights read more...In article: HID kits for Honda 98 CRV - Are they a good idea?
I have a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe with a 3.5L engine and 92,000 miles. For the past week or so, I have noticed a very slight smell of antifreeze/radiator fluid every once in a while. I assumed that it is a radiator hose leak or possibly a leak in the heater core. But, the vehicle read more...In article: 2004 Santa Fe leak source?
My daughter has a 2001 Rodeo AWD with the 3.2 engine. To make a long story short, I suspect the dipstick is the wrong one. I know I have seen references giving dipstick lengths, but cannot find it. Can anyone tell me what the length of the dipstick should be? ( Dealer read more...In article: rodeo dipstick length
I'm in the UK. I recently bought myself a UK spec 2004/54 Jaguar X-Type 3.0 Sport Premium Estate (5-speed manual) that has done 18,000 miles. I remain to be convinced that this was a smart move. I have concerns with the brakes. The brake pedal is soft and spongy and has too much travel. read more...In article: Jaguar X-Type Spongy Brakes
Hello all, I am by no means a "car guy". By that I mean, I can do minor repairs but I wouldn't know where to begin to overhaul the engine. I have a 2000 kia sephia with close to 150k miles on it. Yesterday I noticed it runs sluggish when accelerating and started idling rough. read more...In article: 2000 Kia Sephia Idle's Rough and sluggish accelleration
Because of the Christmas holiday, I was able to have an RX330 loaner for 4 days while my RX300 was in for its 15,000 mile service. I had some time to compare the two, and overall, I prefer my RX300. Here are my thoughts... Ride: The RX330 and RX300 are virtually tied for ride. I really didn't read more...In article: RX330 compared to the RX300
I have a 2005 Mini Cooper Convertible. Top was down. When the top was raised, it stopped after pushing the roof frame forward to the windshield frame. Then it stopped, and the red light started flashing rapidly. That was repeated again a day later. read more...In article: 2005 Mini Cooper Convertible Top won't close
I cannot get this thing to stop leaking its oil out all over the place. Have had the oil pan re-sealed multiple times with some pretty expensive sealant, no luck. Oddly, it will only start to leak when driving at highway speeds. It doesn't leak at all (after re-sealing) around town but once on the open read more...In article: mighty max oil leak....
Hi all. My Terrano is cutting out on me driving or idling and all lights on the dashboard come on. I have put a couple on LEDS on the both sides of the ignition switch unfortunately both LEDS stay on regardless of outcome. Sometimes whilst driving (Actual speed does not appear to matter.) the read more...In article: 1996 Nissan Terrano R3m Diesel 2.7 turbo
Hi, I went to service my AC the other day, and I could not find the low pressure port on teh early 944 (i have a 1984 944). It is different from the later 944's that i've seen. On the late 944's the low side port is near the driver's side shock tower. On mine, it is no where read more...In article: QUESTION: where's the early 944 A/C low pressure port?
Hello, I have just bought a 1996 9000 CS eco. It's my first Saab and I think it's great. It is running fine under normal conditions but when I go to overtake ;) the fuel cuts out as soon as the turbo kicks in. Someone has suggested that an APC Solenoid or control box has gone bad and is protecting the engine when read more...In article: APC problem, Saab 9000CS lpt Bucking under boost
Would anyone that's actually owned both a Toyota vehicle and a Volvo care to comment on the quality of each? Consumer Reports and other publications usually put Toyota at the top, and my personal experience is that is very much warranted. But many Volvo owners swear that their read more...In article: Volvo vs. Toyota Quality
My car is a 2000 Beetle, 2.0 ltr gas engine. About a week ago I suddenly got a blinking red temperature light while driving. I had been driving about 20 minutes at the time. I checked the coolant and oil, both were normal. The next two days I was fine read more...In article: Blinking red temperature light - what does it mean?
Our 2003 E500, with 48,000 miles, just started showing the following malfunction message : "MALFUNCTION ELECTRICAL CONSUMERS SWITCHED OFF". Can anyone tell me what this malfunction message means, and how serious the problem likely is? Thanks. read more...In article: í03 E500 "Electrical Consumers Switched Off"
I have an M reg Peugeot 306 XLD. Recently the ignition key return spring has given up. That is to say when you turn the key to its furthest position to start the engine it stays there and doesn't spring back. You have to manually turn the key back. There is no spring action at all. Thinking it might be a read more...In article: Ignition key return spring
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author: merkilegur posted 08-14-2016I have a 1926 Standard Six Duplex coupe that was made in Canada. I know the re were 97 of them made in that year in Canada. Mine had the #2 version of the dashboard. That is the rare one. I have N... read more »
author: Matt posted 02-15-2015I 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 »
author: MummyChunk posted 02-29-2016The 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 »
author: MummyChunk posted 03-07-2016Audi 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 »
author: mf101723 posted 08-16-2016I think this may have started after I had a smog test months ago and maybe a connector was jarred a little loose but not sure. Both lamps come on, so metimes they don't. Seems to happens more in... read more »
author: Ed Pawlowski posted 07-02-2016On 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 »
author: Richard posted 06-21-2015I 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 »
author: tesla sTinker posted 05-11-2016Grand 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 »
author: Wallace 59 posted 08-02-2016Dodge journey front brake lock s while driving read more »
author: MummyChunk posted 02-28-2016Ford 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 »
author: Rich posted 07-05-2015I 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 »
author: cazza13 posted 02-07-2015Really 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 »
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author: Wes posted 08-01-2016I am planning to replace serpentine belt and the belt tensioner in my Camry 2005 4 cyl. Any advise/points how to make this seemingly difficult job ea ser? I have a general idea after watching on... read more »
author: Sharon posted 08-05-2016It is a Peugeot 207cc 2009 model read more »
author: ChoppedNuts posted 02-04-2016Whether 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 »
author: MummyChunk posted 03-08-2016If 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 »
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