i'v did alot of searching and reading on the net about propane conversions. i'v already bought most of the parts i need to do the conversion but still have a few questions. i know the impco 425 will bolt to a holly base plate but witch one??? should i use a double pumper base plate or vac. secondaries base plate? read more...In article: carb base plate for impco 425 mixer (propane)
My '03 rsx type s has been pulling to the right for about a year and a half now. It has had two alignments and new tires and has continued to pull to the right immediately after both. It is most noticable at freeway speeds. If I let go of the steering wheel I will be completely read more...In article: RSX pulls to the right
This is going to sound a little strange but here goes... Today my wife dropped her wedding ring while sitting in the passenger seat of my car. It apparently fell onto the floor and rolled under the seat. Well, 2 hours of searching like crazy, no luck finding the read more...In article: 2001 A4 - Lost Ring Under Passenger Seat
1998 M3 convertible S52US engine, driven in Southern Arizona (summer max temps typically 115 F) Handbook says 15w-40 non-synthetic (5w-30 in low temp climates) one Dealer says 20w-50, synthethic OK another dealer says 15w-40 non-synth local Autozone parts store stocks 15w-40 but only "for diesel engines". read more...In article: best oil for e36 m3?
I replaced the rack in my '99 Ford Taurus and like a bonehead forgot the part in the manual about not allowing the steering wheel to rotate while the rack was not attached to the steering knuckles on the steering shaft (I had rotated the wheel to get the through-bolt to read more...In article: Replaced Steering Rack Now Airbag Light Illuminated
I need to replace the vapor barrier in the door of a friend's car. In my Civic the vapor barrier is held in place by a chewing-gum like adhesive that has held up well for over 10 years. Does anyone know where I can find this type of adhesive? Thanks read more...In article: Glue for door vapor barrier
Santa Fe '03 2.7 Litre motor, to get to the back plugs must remove the intake plenum. I got a new gasket, but wonder whether there is a recommeneded tightening pattern for the 5 bolts to minimize warping.... and what the torque specs might be. I could not find anything about the plenum read more...In article: Intake plenum V6 2.7L torque specs & tigntening pattern?
I think I've asked this question before; but what exactly are the POWER DRIVE and WINTER DRIVE switches for in this vehicle. What exactly do they do in terms of transmission operation? Also, in my 1995 Passport, the WINTER DRIVE switch works intermittently and read more...In article: Honda Passport - "Power" and "Winter" drive switches
I have a problem getting the doors locked on my 1999 S-type. Almost immedeately after locking (either with the remote or manually) the doors unlock again. Could it be a sticking lock on one of the doors ? Would anybody know how I can find out which lock gives the problem and what I can do to resolve this read more...In article: Door lock problem on S-type
We bought a 2004 KIA Sedona - and have never had to use a block heater until now. I have checked - and for the life of me I cannot find the block heater cord. Any hints for me on where it might be? I have searched the whole interior of the engine compartment and cannot see read more...In article: KIA Sedona Block Heater Cord
'90 LS 400, 256,000 miles. Car warms up slowly and the temp gauge only gets up to one notch above its lowest mark. I am located in the Carolinas (around 32F in the AM, 50F in the garage). Also, the cabin heat output is very low. Fan is OK. Coolant is topped up. read more...In article: LS400 Running Cold
Hi All, Please can anyone point me in the direction of some article/Offer advice on how to adjust the self leveler on an 03 cooper s with xenon headlights. The lights auto level far too low in front of the car making it near enough impossible to see anything more than about 30 yards infront of the car on read more...In article: Mini Cooper S Headlight Adjustment
Pneumatic tools were apparently used to put the drain plug bolt back in the oil pan in my Montero Sport. I spent the last two hours trying to budge the bolt to change my oil, and never got it to move, but did manage to thoroughly strip the head. Any ideas on how to get it loose at this point? read more...In article: Oil Pan Drain Plug on Mitsubishi Montero Sport
I am having trouble with my 1995 Nissan Pathfinder engine RPM tachometer. When you start the engine the tachometer will read "0" and after awhile the tachometer will start to increase and peg out. The engine is operating normal and there are no other problems or fault indication. I have check the read more...In article: 1995 Nissan Pathfinder Engine RPM Tachometer Not Working
Hi, I know squat about Porsche's but have always wanted one for fun weekend driving, in particular a cab. This pretty much mandates not spending a whole lot of money. I've come across a '79 Targa that's been converted to a cabriolet... which I thought read more...In article: Targa Cabriolet conversion
Last fall when the temps got close to freezing, the brake pedal in my 2005 Forester got very soft and mushy. I could push it almost to the floor. Pumping it a few times while still in the driveway would gain some pressure back. As the winter progressed and the temps fell further, I was having to read more...In article: Brake pedal loses pressure in cold temps
Hi guys, I accidentally spilled a substantial qty of engine oil on and around the alternator of my '92 Corolla - and now the battery has started draining rapidly (0.30 amps with the engine shut off). The mobile auto electrician has just checked the battery, and says it has a dead cell. read more...In article: Engine oil spill on alternator causing rapid battery drain?
Have 1974 Super Beetle and the Fasten Seat Belt / Brake light will come on and off at random and the buzzer is iritating me. Before I take it in to have the wiring checked... is anyone aqware of a fuse I may be able to remove to keep this buzzer from activating when read more...In article: 1974 Super Beetle Fasten Seat Belt/Brake light and Buzzer
307sw 1.6Hdi 2004 Hi, Following on from all the other problems that I have had with this car (if you have seen my ealier posts). Today I took my car into the garage to have the latest software installed and everything seemed to be fixed when I drove read more...In article: heating relay circuit problem
Hi, First post so if I waffle, bear with me! We have just had our spark plugs changed and she drove back fine from the garage but on starting her this morning, plumes of smoke bellowed from the exhaust, smelt a little like something was burning. We also just changed the oil and filter the day read more...In article: Smoke after spark plug change
I took my '82 300CD to the local Goodyear shop for an alignment last week, after having the upper and lower control arms replaced. The guy at the counter hesitated almost imperceptibly when I told him the car was a Mer- cedes, which kind of put me on my guard. Then when I read more...In article: W123 Alignment: Anything Special?
Recently bought an 07 Focus, still waiting for dealer to forward manuals... We want to power the GPS from the power socket under the radio, but it doesn't seem to work. Is there a hidden button/special plug required? Managed to open the bonnet (vague memories of fiddling with Ford badges read more...In article: Ford Focus 07 - cigarette/power socket not working?
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posted on 12-29-2013I 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 »
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 »
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posted on 11-15-2019Well folks its finally here the electric mustang by Ford called the Ford Mustang Mach E. It starts at $43,895 I think this is a big warning shot across Teslas Bow. Things are about to get a whole lo... read more »
posted on 02-17-2020We have a 2016 F-450. Looking at an 5th wheel RV with electric over hydraulic disc brakes. I know the new Fords are compatible. Can anyone tell me if the 2016 is also compatible or will we have pro... read more »
posted on 04-20-2019I bought an aftermarket cd player as well as the install kit and wiring harness. Followed basic directions to remove factory. Then followed instructions on wiring harness install and then mounting ki... read more »
posted on 12-23-2019every 60,000 km ; 's resistance betw the 2 pins connected to yellowwhite & redblack wires ( on 's plug ) with wear ( as the electrical c ontact areas , the ampere flowing through , s... read more »
posted on 02-08-2020Hey all, Looks like the starter on my 2013 Elantra GLS is starting to go. Had a couple instances the past few days where I turn the key and...click...no start. After about 5-25 key turns it will s... read more »
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 »
posted on 02-11-2020For the paltry price of only $6,200.00 Mitsubishi will gladly sell you a fake skylight to turn your windowless space into a bright wonderland (think the tv window from Back To the Future II ) READ MY... read more »
posted on 02-11-2020Don't worry gas engine lovers - you will still be able to get your petrol fix in the Macan until at least 2024. Gas Engines are still here to stay for awhile From AB The next-generation Porsche... read more »
posted on 11-20-2019Hello, It has been some time since I have used this forum... My '91 GLi has been sitting idle in the garage for several years. It now has fresh oil and fresh gas and fires right up. Shifting throu... read more »
posted on 02-15-2020Went to have a smog test done today and the smog place told me that that th eir smog machine cannot communicate with my 2004 Nissan Xterra XE 2.4L 4 cy l.....? Now the really odd thing is that the ... read more »