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65 galaxie transmission swap


January 24, 2017, 4:03 am

I have a 65 galaxie 500 convertible with a 352 auto my cruise o matic recently went on me and id like to swap it out for a c6 because every cruise o matic ive ever had just turned out to be problem o... Read more »

Big data training in Bay area


January 17, 2017, 10:54 am

Big data online training offers full-length courses on a range of Hadoop te chnologies for the developers that is designed in a format to meet your co nvenience, availability and flexibility needs... Read more »

Leaking headlight assembly


January 11, 2017, 4:02 am

I have a 2009 Mazda CX-7. One headlight assembly has a leak resulting in moisture accumulation in the lens. If I can dry out the lens, I can use silicon caulk to seal the top part of the lens where... Read more »

What does "urging" a clutch pedal mean versus what is a "tre...


December 25, 2016, 6:44 pm

What does urging the clutch pedal mean? (And what is this treading force?) Everyone with a Toyota-4Runner 3rd-generation manual transmission and similar Toyota Tundras and Toyota Tacomas has a p... Read more »

airbags (safety not suspension) in trucks


December 23, 2016, 11:55 am

Airbags are not required for heavy trucks. Volvo has driver airbags in new trucks, and Scania even offers side airbags. Now I am curious about these. In a car, the steering wheel is about 10 degr... Read more »

How do I decide if these five tires are holed too close to the sidewall?

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December 21, 2016, 4:10 pm

How do I decide if these five tires are holed too close to the sidewall? http://i.cubeupload.com/qD9rZv.jpg Yesterday, for practice in dismounting, patching, and remounting, I patched these 5 tir... Read more »

Review of the Harbor Freight tire bead breaker (works - but requires fixes)...


December 20, 2016, 11:10 pm

I finally broke down and bought the HF Pittsburgh Bead Breaker, Harbor Freight item 92961. ( http://i.cubeupload.com/Lb3Fof.jpg ) I used that harbor freight bead breaker to break the beads on four ... Read more »

First look.


December 19, 2016, 8:08 pm

www.usatoday.com First look at Google/Chrysler minivan ...Looks like a taxi cab with that thing on top of the roof. Read more »

Automotive Technology at it's Finest.


December 15, 2016, 11:30 pm

https://www.wired.com/2016/12/google-self-driving-car-waymo/?mbid=nl_121316_p3&CNDID=16127305 Read more »

install cobalt intermediate steering shaft problem


December 15, 2016, 1:04 pm

I'm replacing the intermediate shaft (and the rack, for that matter) on an '07 Cobalt. I'm having great difficulty getting the shaft boot to seat into the opening in the firewall. The boot has a 'd... Read more »

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Honda training materials? rating: 5

I'm looking for Honda-specific training material, the sort that factory techs would have (or have had) access to. These would describe in great detail the exact function of Honda's engine managem... Read more »

Plymouth Acclaim fan relay rating: 5

Can somebody please tell me where the fan relay is? I know where the fuses are and there are a couple of relays there, but I expect the fan relay is in the engine compartment. -- Reply in gro... Read more »

Non-flammable, gasoline-like fluid for injector testing? rating: 5

Hi! I am building an injector test rig for a friend and I wonder what you can use instead of gasoline for testing. Ideally something with similar viscosity etc, but not as flammable and irritating... Read more »

Leisure Components 486 isolator rating: 5

I have a new(old stock) Leisure Components Corp. 486 battery isolator.isolator. I cant find them, on the web. They were in Cerritos, Ca. I have no hook up diagram for this. Would anyone be able to h... Read more »

cost ? timing chain replacement 1989 buick park avenue 6cyl 3.8 rating: 5

Hi all, I took my car in today because of the amount of noise it was making , thinking exhaust pipe shot, and was told the muffler was bad AND the timing chain was bad , making lots of noise at idle.... Read more »

Odd leakdown test, good compression, advice needed rating: 5

Hello, Helped some relatives find an inexpensive and good car, exhaust leak sound near the manifold or downpipe. Needed a timing belt. it smoked like the dickens off idle, and had a nasty clatter ne... Read more »

1997 Buick Riviera starting/stalling problem rating: 5

HI Everyone, I have a 1997 Buick Riviera with the supercharged 3.8 engine in it. I'm having one heck of a problem. The car has been to my local mechanic and two buick dealers and t... Read more »

Water Pump Replacement HT4100 Cadillac, Advice? rating: 5

My next auto repair job is to replace the water pump on an '86 De ville Cadillac with an HT4100 engine. I've done a few water pumps on conventional V8 engines, but this will be my first on a transver... Read more »

thermostat 88 buick park avenue rating: 5

I have an 88 Buick Park Ave. 3800 engine. I want to replace the thermostat. Sounds like a simple job to me. Until I look at it, the little bugger is under the Throttle Body. Is there a trick to takin... Read more »

Ford F150 Tempeartuer Gauge won't work rating: 5

1995 Ford F150 6 cylinder 4.9L My temperature gauge on the dash has been stuck on COLD for about a year. The heater produces hot air no problem. I changed the thermostat anyway, but it didn't make a... Read more »

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