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What's the deal with "quiet" rotors (gray iron, etc) and zinc-pla...

February 20, 2017, 2:53 pm

I've noticed on sites like rockauto there are rotors for sale that are described as quiet. Supposedly there is a type of iron (called Gray iron) that has a different microstructure that is less pr... Read more »

California driving conditions in the Santa Cruz Mountains this week!

February 12, 2017, 6:27 pm

These are real photos taken this very week of what's going on in the Santa Cruz mountains due to the Pineapple Express dropping unheard of rain in California (drought my ass!). Highway 17 landsl... Read more »

Das ist British quality!

February 10, 2017, 1:32 pm

A poor guy locked out of his Range Rover found a way to get in: Fiskars to the rescue! Read more »

GM 1970s airbags?

February 5, 2017, 2:15 am

GM made a limited run of Chevrolet fleet cars with ACRS way back in 1973, 7 years before the Europeans had airbags. Then in 1974 it was offered on Cadillacs and Buicks as an option for people who h... Read more »

Buying used steel wheels

February 3, 2017, 6:16 am

hiya, I need to buy four steel wheels for my altima. Tire rack sells them brand new at $60 each. There must be a cheaper way to handle this. Are there any important tips you'd like to share a... Read more »

who would paint a DMC-12?

January 24, 2017, 9:47 am

The DeLorean car. I saw one today in a driveway. It had been painted black, and the guy was stripping it back to stainless steel. Must be a labour of love, as the house was a run-down hovel. I ha... Read more »

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 »

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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 »

Re: 2000 malibu 3.1 engine shuts off while driving, after stopping the car... rating: 5

New developement, HOPEFULLY ITS FIXED>> FINGERS CROSSED> Yesterday, we completed the crankshaft sensors replacement, and plunked in a new crankshaft oil seal while its apart. We took it for a te... Read more »

Taurus daytime driving lights rating: 5

The daytime driving lights stay on even when the 97 Taurus is turned off. The high beams do not seem to work either and the highbeam indicator is on when the headlights are off. Any ideas??? Read more »

GM HEI distributor rebuild questions rating: 5

Subject: GM HEI distributor rebuild questions I'm rebuilding a '77 GM HEI distributor and have a few questions. The GM service manual and other repair manuals don't cover these details. Can you answ... Read more »

89 g.m. 3.8 harmonic balancer -right or left thread pattern?? rating: 5

The harmonic balancer in my 89 riviera is seperated at the rubber and making a bad noise. I have my impact ready to go but question the right or left handed thread pattern.Also, would it be a ok to h... Read more »

Chrysler 3.0 water leak - Part II rating: 5

I determined a while back that my '93 Shadow was losing water from the water tube under the intake. Of course, with the intake installed you can't actually SEE where the water is coming from. So,... Read more »

1998 Rav4 Problem Code P0401 ( EGR insufficient flow ) rating: 5

Hello, Anyone know George Ganann ? Or does anyone know what was the problem with his 1998 Rav4. I just purchased a 1998 Rav4 less than a month ago. Problem Code P0401 ( EGR insufficient flow ) turned... Read more »

Collapsed Lifter-318 rating: 5

Trust me when I tell you I have good reasons for these questions :-), Engine is an old dodge 318 i) what exactly is meant by a collapsed lifter? ii) does this mean the valve for that lifter a)doesn't... Read more »

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 »

Can a Missed Shift Damage a Transmission? rating: 5

What's the worst damage a full-power missed shift could possibly do? If it matters, the transmission is a Tremec T56. Thanks! -- More reasons why PayPal SUCKS: Read more » is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.