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Classic Cars

1955 engine colors

posted on 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 »

Plug spanner size

posted on 12-09-2018

Here's a question for classic car types. Which arose from a question on a FB group. And I was surprised no one seemed to know. You've lost your dedicated 14mm plug socket - but the engine design w... read more »

1971 Ford F-250

posted on 07-15-2018

I am listing a truck for sale for my mother. She says it has a rebuilt motor with around 1,000 miles on it. The motor is dirty and my mom says it's because there is a hose missing and it's blowing d... read more »

MG5 European Prototype (?) spotted in Colorado with reluctant chinese driver

posted on 12-29-2013

I thought everyone might like this. MG Prototype spotted in Colorado. Don't take any more (pictures)! --chinese guy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRakRcBLokg Yeah I know only the old cars are c... read more »

Acura

Here comes the 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid with Acura NSX Tech

posted on 03-15-2017

> Using the Hybrid tech of the new Acura NSX - here comes your 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid > > From AB > > > > If you like the hybrid tech of the Acura NSX, but don't need a six-figure, 19... read more »

Audi

Wow - here is the all new 2018 Audi RS 5 coupe. Adds some spice to the Audi Sport model line

posted on 07-16-2018

> Check out this beautiful green 2018 Audi RS 5 coupe. Audi has added this head turner to the Audi Sport Model line which is sure to attract some attention. > > > > HERNDON, VA, March 12, 20... read more »

BMW

1988 BMW 735i

posted on 11-25-2018

I'm actually wanting to sale my 88 735I BMW. It needs a head gasket possibl y. It just ran hot and I parked it cuz I had to buy a larger vehicle anyway . I don't want a lot for it either although I... read more »

General Motors

2001 chevy s10 Upstream oxygen sensor wires

posted on 04-25-2018

Hello I hope someone can help me out , I bought a new front o2 sensor cause the code for the old one was being shown and when I went under to remove t he old and replace with the new upstream fro... read more »

misfire

posted on 08-29-2018

have a silverado 2500 with 6.0. it has a low rpm misfire. what can cause this. oreillys only said misfire when they ran a scan. read more »

1997 Silverado 1500 with starter problems

posted on 01-14-2018

I have a 97 Silverado with just over 200,000 miles. I recently replaced the entire motor with a turn key crate 350. Since the replacement, I have gone through 3 batteries. When they're tested they ar... read more »

2008 Vibe TPMS won't reset

posted on 09-22-2018

A couple of days ago when I drove the Vibe, the TPMS indicator was flashing, then turned solid yellow. Today I remedied the low tire pressures and tried to reset the system but without success: ... read more »

1993 Saturn SL L4-1 FAILED SMOG...why?

posted on 03-02-2018

I just bought a 1993 Saturn SL1 and It's not passing smog . The guy said that there's not enough power when he presses on the gas. What can I do .. read more »

Identification of General Motors V8 small block engines.

posted on 08-15-2018

When I was working in the Middle East I bought 2 Corvettes and as I had con tacts with a car breakers Yard and they could not pay me for work I did, se veral times they took old Chevrolet small blo... read more »

How efficient is a gas engine?

posted on 11-27-2018

Gas engines are internal combustion engines that operate on gas fuels such as coal gas, producer gas, biogas, landfill gas or natural gas. http://bit. ly/2P4EtUz In the UK, the terms are ambiguous... read more »

New Teaser for Camaro Track Concept

posted on 03-06-2017

> In a stunning green - here is the new teaser from GM for what is sure to be a beastly Camaro concept. > > From CS > > > > Chevrolet has released an intriguing teaser image of a special C... read more »

Chrysler/Fiat

1983 CJ7 Hazard Lights Won’t Stop Flashing

posted on 03-12-2018

I have a 1983 Jeep CJ 7, and I cant seem to find a switch or toggle to stop the hazard lights from blinking. The only way I can get them to stop is by pressing on the brake. As soon as I release my... read more »

1972 Plymouth Fury Windshield Washer Reservoir Needed

posted on 11-25-2018

Hi - I've tried, unsuccessfully, to find a replacement windshield washer re servoir for my 1972 Plymouth Gran Fury II (C body) car. The part number is 3431154 They are not making it anymore and... read more »

1999 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 318 what will interchange

posted on 07-23-2018

I need a transmission and motor. What model jeeps will interchange motor and transmission , and what year model dodge trucks will interchange ? It has a 318 5.2 automatic read more »

01 dodge caravan electrical issue

posted on 01-08-2019

So I have a nice dodge caravan that I don't want to give up on, I recently replaced a headlight pigtale and the FCM? Right beside the battery.fixed the head light 3 weeks ago.. so I took a big trip a... read more »

Fiat Punto 2001 mk2 sudden power loss - still not solved

posted on 04-02-2018

Hi, I have a Fiat Punto mk2 2001. After a DIY engine oil and oil filter change, the car was not running smoothly and after a day or two we experienced loss of power. It is very noticeable when accele... read more »

2006 srx running issues

posted on 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 »

Ford

This Company Will Make You a Modern 1966 Shelby GT350 Mustang

posted on 02-23-2018

Starting @ $189K... https://www.maxim.com/rides/revology-shelby-gt350-2018-2 This Company Will Make You a Modern 1966 Shelby GT350 Mustang Anything Carroll Shelby put his name on turned to gold,... read more »

Ranger Shifter

posted on 12-06-2018

Ever since I bought my 1996 Ranger I've been banging my thumb into the cig lighter in the dash when shifting into low gear if I'm not carefull. Always had in mind to bend the shifter back -but afte... read more »

The Redneck Bowl is set

posted on 01-02-2018

At least Oklahoma showed up and gave it a shot. Clemson...might as well have forfeited the game and stayed home. Talk about choking and being found on the road dead. Put some dresses on those ... read more »

Another rare one - Mercury Mountaineer SportTruck Prototype

posted on 09-20-2018

> Here is another rare gem - by none other than Ford. This Mercury Mountaineer (same as the Ford Explorer) SportTruck Prototype > > > This SportTruck is 1 of 1 and was built for over $50k in 1... read more »

Ford Announced a Recall of 2012 to 2018 Focuses

posted on 10-26-2018

I usually don't take recalls seriously. Why? Two short stories. One, bac k in 1999, I bought a 1999 Ford Escort new. Well, new for the most part. It was brought in on dealer exchange and I go... read more »

Honda

2000 Honda Civic, Wet Floor, Driver Side Front

posted on 12-26-2018

Hi, I have a 2000 Honda Civic 4 door sedan. It is outside all the time (no garage). We had a lot of rain this year. The floor on the driver's side front is wet. I looked at the windshie... read more »

Hyundai

Can't find heater core hoses -- 2004 Santa Fe 3.5L

posted on 11-20-2018

I have a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 3.5L AWD. I want to back flush the heater core, but I can't find the hoses that go to the heater core. I can only see the main radiator hoses that go in and out o... read more »

Isuzu

1989 4 cylander 5 speed won't start

posted on 09-13-2017

Went to the store came out truck would not start replaced fuel pump fuel filter still won't start turns over fine any suggestions I would be greatfull read more »

Jaguar

Jaguar confirms XE reveal for September 8

posted on 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

Rear suspension 2014 Sportage

posted on 02-21-2018

On rough roads/bumps there is a small knock from left rear suspension. Sounds like a shock absorber bush is on way out. Checked it visually and tugged/levered on various bits with no sign of movem... read more »

Lexus

Sway Bar Upgrade

posted on 12-19-2018

I'm interested in sway bar upgrade for better handling. Any recommendations for 1999 Lexus GS400 ? See Sway Bar Upgrade here... https://www.clublexus.com/how-tos/a/lexus-is-gs-performance- modifi.. read more »

MINI

Its time for MINI TAKES THE STATES 2018

posted on 07-16-2018

> Ok eastcoast and westcoast MINI enthusiasts. It is now time for MINI TAKES THE STATES 2018 Hope to see your there > > > > Munich/Orlando/Portland. A two-fold start signal will launch the ... read more »

PIC: Special MINI vehicle auctioned off at MINI Design at the Festival of Speed 2018

posted on 07-12-2018

> A very special MINI auction at MINI Design at the Festival of Speed 2018 > > Wow - what a great looking MINI. Wonder who the lucky high bidder will be > > > At this years edition of the... read more »

Nissan

Tire warning light sensor replacement

posted on 11-10-2018

I'm getting low tire pressure warning but all tires have 39 PSI. I double- checked. Anyone get this done? Expensive? I can live with out the warnings - have for decades in other cars. FWIW - 20... read more »

'04 nissan maxima cold start rattle

posted on 08-18-2017

I recently bought a '04 Nissan Maxima with a 3.5L v6. when I inspected the car it was warm and i didnt notice the rattle. when the vehicle is cold ONLY it will rattle for 1-2 seconds and disappear. ... read more »

Dealer Fuel System Service?

posted on 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

Here is your 2018 Panamera Sport Turismo Wagon

posted on 03-02-2017

> In Geneva the new 2018 Panamera Sport Turismo Wagon was revealed and it is a great improvement. I am sure you all will be lining up for a purchase > > From AB > > > > Late last ... read more »

Subaru

Crosstrek

posted on 01-22-2019

I've just discovered that the Crosstrek model is called XV in Europe. Anybody knows what that XV signifies besides being the Roman number 15? There is a good chance I am going to buy an XV after I... read more »

Toyota

Sway Bar Upgrade

posted on 12-19-2018

I'm interested in sway bar upgrade for better handling. Any recommendations for 1999 Lexus GS400 ? See Sway Bar Upgrade here... https://www.clublexus.com/how-tos/a/lexus-is-gs-performance- modifi.. read more »

Key fob not working in cold

posted on 01-03-2019

I've had my 2012 Camry and three fobs to it for about 3.5 years now, and have never had any issue with the fobs working until this fall. The last few months the fobs have become intermittent at best,... read more »

Dexron type ATF power steering fluid

posted on 12-25-2018

The cap on the power steering reservoir says to use Dexron type ATF. When I went to parts store they didn't have any in the power steering fluid section. The sales person pointed out transmission flu... read more »

samuel l

posted on 07-26-2018

i have a problem w prius 05 i replace coolant control valv but the code still is the same them after i replaced waterpump elect and the code persist any one have or had this problem can help ... read more »

Volvo

Is this part correct for 1993 S90?

posted on 11-06-2018

My husband's 1993 S90 had a problem with the heater/AC. We'd turn the AC on this summer, and heat would pump out. The mechanic said it needed part num ber 3522797, which I found on the Volvo Parts... read more »

Volkswagen

Uhaul tow

posted on 02-18-2018

Hi. I’m looking to pickup a bug. I’ve owned 2, time for ano ther. I’d need to tow it. I see uhaul rents towing trailers, reall y wheels and ramps. I’d like to hear from people here how go... read more »

How efficient is a gas engine?

posted on 11-27-2018

Gas engines are internal combustion engines that operate on gas fuels such as coal gas, producer gas, biogas, landfill gas or natural gas. http://bit. ly/2P4EtUz In the UK, the terms are ambiguous... read more »

Other Makes and Models

What is the spec of Series 3 Landrovers wheel nuts?

posted on 11-05-2018

Many years ago in 1975 and 1976 I drove on my own, from UK to Abu Dhabi, wh ere I worked for an oil company. I used series 3 Landrovers on both trips a nd, knowing there were a few patches of sand ... read more »

Peugeot 205 door

posted on 11-27-2018

The front passenger door on my Peugeot 205 won't open, MOT is due soon. read more »

CITROEN CARS

posted on 02-22-2018

2018 Citroen C3 Aircross 1.2 PureTech 110 Feel 5 door Petrol Hatchback. ... 2014 Citroen Berlingo Multispace 1.6 e HDi 90 Airdream VTR 5dr AUTOMATIC WHEE... ... 2006 Citroen C5 2.0 Diesel MOT 24... read more »

Here comes the Range Rover Velar

posted on 03-02-2017

> Here is the incredible new Range Rover Velar. Quite a looker and some even better stuff underneath that skin. > > From AB > > > This is Range Rover's crossover, the Velar. As you might re... read more »

Mazda

Re: Spitfires, Hurricanes and Sports Cars (NMC)

posted on 12-11-2018

Hahaha. Just found this old thread when searching for something on Google so I had to point out that, 20 years on, your Hypersonic airliner still hasn't got off the drawing board. ;-) -- Kennedy... read more »

2016 Mazda2 revealed

posted on 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) The all-new 2016 Mazda2 was today unveiled in Jap... read more »

Mercedes-Benz

Message "P R O D" on a mercedes audio 10

posted on 09-05-2018

The car radio plays for about 30 seconds, stops playing, and then says : P R O D on display. Somebody? This does not look like a queston for a code, it does not accept any push on the buttons. I ... read more »

Maintenance and Modifications

headlamp glass MOT?

posted on 01-20-2019

There is a small crack at the bottom corner of the headlamp glass on my Saab 9000. Yes, made of real glass, no nonsence those days. Caused by a stone hit on motorway, I remember I heard a loud noi... read more »

Daytime Running Lights and indicators

posted on 07-29-2017

Anybody got any experience of these: http://tinyurl.com/yao843rj (link goes to Ebay) They're apparently a straight swap for the indicator bulbs. In DRL mode they show white, then in indicator mo... read more »

Re: Merry Christmas! OBDII Android/iOS freeware recommendations

posted on 01-02-2019

I don't love or hate it, because it doesn't affect my ability to use the Carista BLE Bluetooth adapter (or any other) AT. FUCKING. ALL. I couldn't care less whether some shitty adapter won't work, ... read more »

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