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Classic Cars

1955 engine colors

author: Gerek posted 12-05-2016

Mention was made in a previous post of a large dealer showroom book which shows the correct 1955 engine colors. How might we obtain one of these boo ks, or possibly a color scan of that particul... 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 »

1967 Land Rover with 2.6L Rover motor with a Weslake Head

author: 217blackpoint posted 01-07-2017

I am working on my Tan 1967 Land Rover Station Wagon 109. Alex from British Motor in Sacramento CA USA is reviewing the Motor and setting tappets for me. He calls ask why due you have a Rev ... 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 Service in Greater Seattle area?

author: Ed Presson posted 12-25-2016

Does anyone have experience with a BMW service mechanic that they would recommend in the North Seattle/Shoreline/Lynnwood/Edmonds area? read more »

General Motors

4wd stuck on 1991 chev 1500 wt

author: ryan.mower4 posted 01-24-2017

So I have had to use 4wd the last few days. Tonight I had to use it to plow through some snow. I have never had a issue. I got through the snow and pu t it back in 2wd, but the light stayed on. I ... read more »

GM ready to test autonomous cars on public roads

author: MummyChunk posted 02-14-2017

> GM is ready and wants to start testing their autonomous cars on a road near you. Hopefully they have the technology perfected enough to where innocent people do not die > > From AW > > Gene... read more »

2001 Pontiac grand prix gtp

author: dragonfly posted 02-03-2017

OK, my car just completely shut down while driving.. tried to put in neutral and restart and it didn't. I have no power what so ever to it. No dash lights, nothing.. the ignition switch will not turn... read more »

c6 interior question

author: ralphee posted 09-18-2016

Hello. I went to look at a friends corvette, he is selling.. i have had a 76, 93, 96, 00, 01.. at various times. The one i saw today is a dark red 06 convertible. he is not sure of the pac kage... read more »

6 Cyl: Adequate ?

author: (PeteCresswell) posted 02-04-2017

Full crew cab, 200# driver plus 500# load. Will a six-cylinder engine be adequate to merge into 70 mph freeway traffic? -- Pete Cresswell 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 »

2002 sl1and 2002 sl2 have both

author: Steven moen posted 10-07-2016

Sl series .both have severe oil leaks on motor and I've seen many others .but I can't find out where it's coming from .I pressure washed it clean .it leaks can't find it .engine was coated with oil... 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 »

Oil sludge residue build up?

author: johnnywalker54 posted 01-03-2017

Can oil gunk build up if you have been doing routinely maintenance oil changes at jiffy lube for the last 2 and a half years? My engine seized recently and I took it to a dodge dealership for diagnos... read more »

it struck me,

author: Spinpath posted 01-07-2017

We vibrate, we heal, we are reborn. We exist as chaos-driven reactions. read more »

Timing chain keeps breaking

author: Giggs toy posted 11-29-2016

Hi I inherited my dads 71 cj 5 I grew up in the back seat it is very special to me any way before he passed he built the odd fire v-6 and had nothing but trouble finding the correct timing chain we ... 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 »

What's the deal with "quiet" rotors (gray iron, etc) and zinc-plating?

author: MoPar Man posted 02-20-2017

I've noticed on sites like rockauto there are rotors for sale that are described as quiet. Supposedly there is a type of iron (called Gray iron) that has a different microstructure that is less pr... read more »

Ford

2005 F150: Ignition Key Will not Turn

author: (PeteCresswell) posted 02-11-2017

Drove to the Y, worked out, got back in the vehicle, inserted key in ignition.. Key would not rotate, gearshift lever locked. Seems to have plenty battery. Came back today, tried the spare key, s... read more »

FREE to use

author: amie posted 02-18-2017

No Bottlers Please _ // V _ ,'.`-. | `. `. ( `. `-. _,.-: `. `-._ __..--' ,-';/ `. `-. `-..___..---'... read more »

2006 wagon ~ back windshield wiper stopped working.

author: Sandyb posted 01-23-2017

Do I need to replace a motor back there ? 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 »

1 ignition key 1999 Mustang

author: jamieliz101 posted 02-20-2017

I have recently gotten a 1999 Ford Mustang. It only has 1 key, I want to make copies of the key but I don't wanna spend a lot of money. Can you help me? read more »

Honda

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author: amie posted 02-18-2017

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Hyundai

Pooo1 Error (fuel volume regulator) on iX35

author: John posted 02-15-2017

Car is still under warranty so this is more from personal interest. Just bought a Code Reader and it says there is a P0001 error. Most likely it is a connector issue. Has anyone an idea where the ... read more »

Isuzu

2000 rodeo stuck in 4wd after hitting button at 75mph

author: andrew sievers posted 10-18-2016

The lights flickered and now my windows, wipers, blinkers and heater fan don't work. What could the problem be? I've checked all relays and fuses, changed ECM. Help! 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

Need Tire Valve Extenders To Take The Air Pressure Readings: 2013 Soul

author: Robert Cohen posted 01-14-2017

There is a brand, SLIME, which my W-Mart probably carries, though it seems to be out, of course, because it's probably mostly what people need/buy. The good people that stock and order should reali... read more »

Lexus

RX330 2014 wont reverse or drive

author: LexusOwner posted 02-06-2017

Hi. Yesterday I tried to drive my car out of the garage and realised it wasn't moving in reverse. However I could move forward. Felt like something was stuck behind the tire. I finally turned the car... read more »

MINI

classic mini cluth

author: ruwan posted 11-05-2016

Hi , Im from Sri Lanka. im driving classic 1000cc carb manual mini for 2 years now. I went through a surgery few months back so because of that its hard for me to use the clutch but i dont want to ge... 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

4G15P engine's auto gearbox ( 3 forward gear ) dipstick can be flung off by humps on roads.

author: pbx5619 posted 10-14-2016

ATF inside too, then torque convertor can't work, only lock up clutch can. Users better tie this dipstick to something firm, or replace dipstick with e.g. a ( lighter ) plastic plug. read more »

Nissan

carpenters close to you|carpenters local

author: Sofiya Sony posted 12-07-2016

We give woodworker administrations to family units and workplaces, to help repair furniture, entryways, windows, broken entryway handles, pivots, hand les and so on.carpenter work, woodworking ser... read more »

Nissan maxima 2000 coil 3 keeps getting burnt

author: Abiodun posted 01-14-2017

Good afternoon, I have a nissan maxima 2000 which I purchased from a friend. Recently I started noticing some vibrations and the temperature in the car slightly increased. Took it to an auto mechanic... 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

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 »

SAAB

Subaru

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author: amie posted 02-18-2017

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Toyota

toyota prius 2007 hybrid pack issue

author: zeron192 posted 01-28-2017

i have a Toyota Prius 2007 the red triangle goes on and off after driving it for about 50 miles and wherever i go they say to replace the hybrid pack due to code P0A80 but i have replaced it 3 times ... read more »

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author: amie posted 02-18-2017

No Bottlers Please _ // V _ ,'.`-. | `. `. ( `. `-. _,.-: `. `-._ __..--' ,-';/ `. `-. `-..___..---'... read more »

1991 Toyota Xtracab 4x4 random problem with not starting after warmed up

author: Handyman posted 11-01-2016

I've got a 1991 Toyota Xtracab 4x4 with a 3.0 V-6 and 460,000 miles (it i s nearly broke in) that has been my daily driver for the past 25 years. L ast Friday I pulled the plenum to replace the... read more »

Volvo

Lemon Law 2016 Volvo

author: embroad posted 02-06-2017

Hi, wondering if anyone has recent experience with Volvos and lemon laws in Oregon? My XC90 has had 5 service appts to fix issues with the EVAP system and no fix has lasted more than a couple months... 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 »

Other Makes and Models

Citroen C5 3.0 Exclusive auto 2005

author: mathias.elonga posted 08-01-2016

Good day. Does anyone know if the ES9J4S is an interference engine or not. Thank you read more »

pug307 hdi

author: kevin posted 01-09-2017

iv changed my fule fillter the car starts up for about 40 seconds and then she stops runing iv tryed to rebleed it but she dose exlea thesame even direley iv given her a littel bit of throttel she th... 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 »

04 Freelander counterweight ring on the viscous coupling

author: Alan posted 02-12-2017

Wonder if you can help please. The counterweight ring on the viscous coupling has come loose - clearly this was 'stuck' in place at manufacture. What can I use to stick back in position please? it fi... 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 »

It's ALIVE!

author: XS11E posted 01-24-2017

I'm amazed! I mail ordered a new battery for the 1992 Mazda Miata knowing it would be almost impossible for me to install with arthritis making both hands pretty non-functional but... no problem... 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 »

Radio dont work

author: Keith's posted 01-15-2017

Went to replace the antenna complete and the pig tail came apart and the wires touched and the fuse blow for the radio replace the fuses for the radio and still dont work will work if i jump the blue... read more »

Maintenance and Modifications

Firing up an engine that's been sitting for years

author: Chris posted 02-19-2017

Hi all, I'm going to need to fire up a car engine that hasn't been run for 5 years! It's a 5 cyl. diesel Volvo of 2008 manufacture. Any suggestions as to how to go about this to minimise 'shock'... read more »

Immo off

author: Keykamp posted 01-30-2017

Hi,can I get an immo off for Iveco daily eeprom 95640 read more »

What's the deal with "quiet" rotors (gray iron, etc) and zinc-plating?

author: MoPar Man posted 02-20-2017

I've noticed on sites like rockauto there are rotors for sale that are described as quiet. Supposedly there is a type of iron (called Gray iron) that has a different microstructure that is less pr... read more »

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