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Classic Cars

1963 GT Hawk Interior Colors

author: benskees posted 03-11-2016

What were the carpet, door panel and seat colors that were available on '63 GT Hawk with Rosemist Metallic exterior? 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

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 »

Audi

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

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 »

FYI: 2008 Vibe? Don't use front passenger seat

author: Percival P. Cassidy posted 04-18-2016

We just got a recall notice for our 2008 Vibe (it applies to all 2008 Vibes, plus some other vehicles built by NUMMI), informing us that the front passenger air-bag inflation module is defective ... 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 »

2000 silverado helper springs

author: dh posted 01-27-2016

Hey all (if there's anyone here anymore). I have a 2000 silverado 1500 z71 and I wanted to put an add a leaf or some sort of helper springs so when I load with 1000+ lbs it doesn't sag and ban g ... 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 »

2007 Sautrn Aura Mods & Customizations

author: raXm posted 03-30-2016

Hello my name is Fabian and this is my first time on the Forum, I am looking to modify my Saturn as I already have it on rims limo tint and 1 12 in the trunk. I have recently changed the breaks, chan... read more »

Chrysler/Fiat

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 »

Tires

author: Ken Olson posted 03-31-2016

Trying to select tires for our 2012 Dodge Charger R/T AWD. Anyone else here put tires on an AWD Charger? read more »

NHTSA investigating Ram 1500 models for rear differential failure

author: MummyChunk posted 03-08-2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and its Ram brand following a number of reports regarding the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup. From AB Date In... read more »

The best laid plans

author: J. Clarke posted 05-01-2016

Got in the Jeep at work Friday, and the steering wheel would go about a quarter turn to the left and a bit farther to the right and the power steering is making the dreaded sucking sound. Checke... read more »

Cadillac issues stop-sale on recalled CTS, SRX

author: MummyChunk posted 03-08-2016

General Motors has issued a stop-sale order on the Cadillac CTS and SRX, both of which were recalled late last month. Why the stop-sale after all this time? Well, um, GM apparently doesn't know how t... read more »

Why no 1990 Mitsubishi Eclipses around?

author: Mitzu posted 04-23-2016

Will post a photo after this message. 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, jus... read more »

Ford

F-150 4WD: Replace 1 Tire ?

author: (PeteCresswell) posted 04-04-2016

The spiel I am hearing is that if one tire is replaced, the resulting small diff in tire diameters can cause damage to an AWD system. But my 2005 F-150 is 4WD, not AWD... and one of the front tires... read more »

Ford Fusion Canister purge valve recall

author: Crkeehn posted 05-04-2016

For anyone who has had it done, how long did the recall take? I have an appointment to have it done in a week or so. Carl read more »

2015 Ford Focus ST is Sleek

author: MummyChunk posted 02-18-2016

The new focus gets sleeker and improved dynamics. From AB Ford Reveals New Focus ST at Goodwood; Demonstrates Model's Enhanced Driving Dynamics on Famous Hill Climb - New 2015 Ford Focus ST makes glo... read more »

New (to me) 2000 Ford Explorer Limited - 5.0 - AWD - Pearl White

author: Spanks posted 02-19-2016

Well, the 94 Green/Teal limited finally moved on to other pastures and I had the opportunity to pick up a PRISTINE 2000 Ford Explorer Limited with the 5.0 Liter V8 Motor, All Wheel Drive in White Pea... 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 »

Honda

‚ÄúTakata airbags to blame for George Ranch High Sc hool student‚Äôs death; 10th in U.S.‚ÄĚ

author: Lynn McGuire posted 04-08-2016

‚ÄúTakata airbags to blame for George Ranch High School student‚Äôs death; 10th in U.S.‚ÄĚ http://www.click2houston.com/news/driver-in-fort-bend-county-is-10th-us-death-from-takata-air-bags ‚Äú... read more »

Hyundai

2001 hyundai 2.7 litre hyundai santa fe how did coolant get in oil

author: Jim posted 05-04-2016

Friend borrowed vehicle and heater core hose leaked. overheated. DROVE it back, stopping to let it cool and adding water. The next day, checked coolant level and oil level. Coolant most likely empty... read more »

Isuzu

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

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 »

KIA

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 »

Lexus

Final Lexus IS F rolls off assembly line

author: MummyChunk posted 02-29-2016

We all knew eventually this day would come. A sad day for Lexus. From AB View the attachments for this post at: http://www.jlaforums.com/viewtopic.php?p01260467#301260467 read more »

MINI

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 »

Mitsubishi

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 »

Nissan

[Q] Car servicing timeframes

author: Mickey MacMouse posted 05-06-2016

Which is the important timeframe for regular car service? When they do a service they always put a sticker on the windscreen saying the next service is due in six months or at X,000km. Problem is ... 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 »

Porsche

rent motorbike singapore

author: singaporemotorrental posted 03-03-2016

Singapore Motor Rental is a popular name in the motorbike hiring scenario.I t has been providing an excellent service of motorcycle hire service since past 7 years. Our hire range consists of the... read more »

SAAB

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 »

Subaru

Class Action Lawsuit letter arrived today

author: Duh_OZ posted 04-24-2016

More about it here: http://www.classactionrebates.com/settlements/subaru-oil/ Claim form here: http://www.oilconsumption.settlementclass.com/files/Yaeger%20--%20Claim%20Form%20%28FINAL%29.pdf I bou... read more »

Toyota

2016

author: Pat posted 02-06-2016

I just took delivery of a 2016 Level 4 Touring. (Traded in my 2010. Had a 2004 before that). Does anyone know what the model number is for the 2016s? (For example, the 2010 was a ZVW30). Pat read more »

1MZ-FE engine

author: F Murtz posted 05-03-2016

Does anyone know the definitive answer to the question,Are pre VVTi 1MZ-FE engines non interference and the later VVTi engines interference read more »

99 camry crankshaft seal

author: mrdarrett posted 04-25-2016

Hi, FSM Instructions say to Apply MP grease to a new oil seal lip. Is this the (smooth) side facing the crankshaft pulley? Guy here mentions it around the 3:05 mark. https://www.youtube.com/watch... read more »

Liftgate height setting on 2015 Sienna

author: Tekkie¬ģ posted 04-25-2016

Is there any way to limit the opening height on a 2015 Sienna power liftgate? My wife is short and cannot reach to reach the button to make it come down. IIRC the salesman set it with the button ... read more »

Volvo

Seat memory buttons placement 2015 XC60

author: Tekkie¬ģ posted 04-25-2016

The seat memory's reset or activate themselves whenever I slide my leg over to exit. I am disabled and to have the seat move forward and trap your foot and leg in the opening but having your ches... read more »

Volkswagen

1971 VW Westy for sale Florida $10K OBO

author: raver007 posted 01-27-2016

I have a 1971 White VW westy for sale in Central Florida. New Engine with 2000 miles on it. No leaks, all original interior available but not instal led. Original Tent, screens Front Cot, manua... read more »

Blinking red temperature light/engine hard to start

author: Megan posted 01-27-2016

I have a 2000 1.8 Turbo VW Beetle. About once a month, the engine will have a hard time turning on. It'll start, and then turn right off unless I give it enough gas then it stays on. After driving fo... 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 »

Sankey Wide Track Trailer Rear Light Lens & Front white light complete

author: Colin Emden posted 03-20-2016

I need a rear light lens (red and amber in one) also a complete front white light unit for a Sankey Wide Track Mk 3 read more »

Mazda

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 »

Miata Battery and Battery Tender Question

author: moeshefrankenstein_1 posted 11-06-2015

Hi Folks. I have not been in here for a long time, but HELP>>LOL. Since the OEM battery, in my 2000 Miata, with less than 44,000 original miles, I hav e been using the Duralast battery from AutoZo... read more »

Mercedes-Benz

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

dpf problems

author: Stephen posted 05-04-2016

Hello, I've got a 60-plate 2.0L diesel Zetec Ford Mondeo that I bought at the end of 2011, when the car would have been 1 year old. I have driven it for four years without any trouble. Then in Dec... 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 »

V6 v V8 2014 F150 truck

author: Michael posted 05-01-2016

I've decided to just go ahead and get another truck. I'm looking at 2014 F150s because I've always driven F150s and 2014 because there are great deals on low mileage used vehicles, like almost half t... read more »

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