Latest threads in Automotive Technologies | best threads

Subject Author Posted Replies
 
does anybody besides Audi use the trapezoidal rear suspension?
I stopped to help a little old lady with a flat tyre. She was driving an Audi, and I found the independent rear suspension to be quite interesting. Searching, I can only find SEAT (also part of VW)...
1 month ago 3
 
Roof problems on renault megane cabriolet
1999 Mk1 switch to open rooftop(after clip been released ) has no power. Cant find were fuse is located ( or power comes from)
1 month ago
 
Suuggestion For Passenger & LT Tire Makers....
Leave the "Max. Cold Pressure" figure OFF the tire sidewalls period, since more than half of drivers, vehicle owners, and even supposedly "ASE Certified" mechanics first look there for what to adjust...
1 month ago 19
 
Suggestion For Passenger & LT Tire Makers:
Leave the "Max. Cold Pressure" figure off the tire sidewalls period, since more than half of drivers, vehicle owners, and even supposedly "ASE Certified" mechanics first look there for what to adjust...
1 month ago 1
 
helicopter sound while driving with one window open
finally someone explains why it happens
1 month ago
 
Re: How long can a popping CV joint last?
thanks back off when u hear the clacking might just buy me some time when i accelerate it clacks
1 month ago
 
Motor is wheezing, as if it's breathing - why?
It's a Honda lawnmower I'm asking about, which is about 10 years old, but which runs fine most of the time. I replaced the plug, ran a tank of fresh gas, and cleaned the filter, and yet, it "wheezes"...
1 month ago 10
 
69 Manx sputtering
I have a 69 Manx with a fresh 1915cc that I built last year. So when the engine was built I used an empi progressive carb and I can?t install the heat risers because my exhaust doesn?t have the port...
2 months ago 1
 
Strangest Tire Question EVERRR...
Strangest Tire Question EVERRR... Has anyone ever calculated or estimated the area, in square inches/square cm, of the *surface of the inside* of a tire? Does at least an average exist out there, for...
2 months ago 26
 
How Tires are made
This new video shows the many steps in making a car tire from scratch: o CAR TYRES | How It's Made (December 27, 2019), by Discovery UK <>The rubber sheets are shown being made here: <>The polyester...
2 months ago 1
 
Need help buying tires , 55 to 50
I usually just buy whatever the used tire store has, but I think he had trouble finding the size I need last time, so I looked online. This is for a 2005 Toyotal Solara SLE convertible. The current...
3 months ago 13
 
Setting Front Toe
Setting Front Toe: If, for vehicle ABC, front toe is specified as -0.02°(slighty out) to +0.08°(in), where would you set it? That will depend on the drive type, suspension type and tyre type, none...
3 months ago 2
 
yerf dog 4x2 rover chain problems
I also need help with my chain and tensioner. The rover I just bought didn't have the tensioner on it, so I ordered one and can't find any info on how to install it. My email is
3 months ago
 
Questions about mounting & balancing new LT tires on new steel rims at home (match mounting marks, red dots, yellow dots, & spacers)
Mounted & balanced a set of tires for one of my kids' friends this weekend <> On brand new steel wheels the kids bought (of unknown-to-me brand or size): <> Where I'd like to ask other adults for...
3 months ago 23
 
What is woven metal mesh on exhaustpipe for ?
Just thought you guys would be happy to know that here in the future (2020), your answers just helped me tremendously.... THANK YOUS!!!
3 months ago