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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 »

US Minor

posted on 04-06-2019

Posted on a photo forum (rec.photo.digital), taken today at the Central Florida All-British Car Show: -- Cheers, Rob 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

1998 Buick Century Question

posted on 04-21-2019

My 86 yr old mother still drives and this is her car. She also has a state handicap placard which she keeps in the tilt-down glove compartment. The problem is the last time she put it away, she m... 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 »

Saturn 2002 SL2

posted on 03-14-2019

Car will not stay idling or rent I replace spark plugs thermostat Cadillac converter please tell me what's going on with my car it was running fine an d all of a sudden on my way home it just shut... read more »

Looking for a tire recommendation

posted on 01-26-2019

Hello, I don't know if anyone still checks out this group, but I thought it might bring people out of the woodwork. I have a 1982 Corvette that is getting ready for new tires. The old ones are... 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 »

Sable water pump questions

posted on 03-01-2019

Hi everyone, Whether I liked it or not (and definitely not because of sub freezing weather), the water pump on my 2000 Mercury Sable, which has Vulcan 3.0 V6 OHV engine, went bad earlier this we... read more »

79 F-100 Carb gaskets

posted on 04-13-2019

I'm installing a reman 2150 2bbl on my 5.8M 79 F-100 p/u. I see a wide variety of carb to intake manifold gaskets for replacement. Some 1/4 inch spacer composite with nylon sleeves for the studs... 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 »

Aftermarket CD player install causing car to not start!

posted on 04-20-2019

I 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 »

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

iX35/ Tucson window switch ( 2014)

posted on 03-31-2019

I need to replace the front passenger side window winder switch. Does the plastic panel the switch mounts on just lift straight up? Seems very tight, dont want to break the thing! Thanks for any h... 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

04 Quest

posted on 03-14-2019

Sliding door and hatch stopped working. Hoping it's a fuse. Anybody know where it would be located? No manual. 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

Subaru service

posted on 04-22-2019

Does Subaru also stress the importance of using its own brand of coolant and other fluids, including oil filter, as Honda does? I am soon switching from Honda to Subaru. read more »

Toyota

Key code for Toyota HiLux 1998?

posted on 02-12-2019

Toyota can't find this on their computer. Where else would this code be? Peter read more »

98 Camry V6 differential fluid shared with tranny?

posted on 03-09-2019

Is the fluid in the transmission shared with the differential in the '98 V6 model? I have the original service manual (2 books) and it doesn't say anything about it (or I wasn't able to locate it). I... 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

Workshop Manuals

posted on 04-14-2019

How do these work nowadays, with I'd guess most being available electronically? I've given up buying proper manuals now electronic versions are quite freely available, and found the last Haynes I... 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 »

Valet broke my brakes

posted on 04-22-2019

Tonight when I gave my 97 Mercury to the parking valet the brakes were normal. When I got it back the pedal had to go to the floor to stop. There are 2 systems right? Would it do that if one li... read more »

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