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Does your OUT OF STATE vehicle (car, mc, truck) have a 49 or 50-state stick...

December 14, 2018, 1:11 am

Does your OUT OF STATE vehicle (car, mc, truck) have a 49 or 50-state sticker? There is some disagreement on the Android/Apple newsgroups related to the proposed 5-year retroactive California text... Read more »

Surgical Hand Gloves Manufacturing

December 13, 2018, 7:27 am

Medical Gloves Production, Sterile Surgical Gloves, Latex Surgical Hand Glo ves, Rubber Glove, Disposable Gloves, Medical Examination Gloves http://bit .ly/2EtcJbm Manufacturing Plant, Detailed P... Read more »

New pickup trucks.

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Do you know of any good iOS or Android freeware apps that perform home alig...

November 16, 2018, 8:16 pm

Do you know of any good iOS or Android freeware apps that perform home alignment measurements & conversions? I openly admit that the (conversion) math makes my head explode. Only someone who has d... Read more »


November 9, 2018, 9:10 pm says, Something I did not realize about headlights, HEADS UP: Read more »

Smog, didn't pass test

October 30, 2018, 4:19 pm

Oregon,2 year test, no cost of fails. 1995 Toyota Tercel, 228k miles. Last 2 tests (4 years) passed with 8% HC, since I use 85% ethanol for test only. This time it is 237ppm. (220 ppm allowed). Slig... Read more »

2002 Chevy one ton 3500 5.1L express van starting problem

October 30, 2018, 1:47 pm

I'm selling this van for parts value as the frame is bad. It has been sitti ng for a long time and does not get started very much. For the past few mon ths after not being started for awhile (inte... Read more »

Self driving cars and moral decisions-who will live, who will die?

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Homework 10 home automotive repairs starting from an oil change and ending ...

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October 17, 2018, 1:07 am

I'm taking a night class on auto maintenance in adult school. There is no grade and no tests. Just learning. And fun. The teacher asked today, the first class, for us to bring next week a list of ... Read more »

NY stretch limo fatal crash - officials seized airbag module - why?

October 9, 2018, 10:56 am

Some guy on the evening news claimed it was the vehicle's black box recorder eh? Some of the airbag controllers I have seen are quite simple and independent. They would not be logging data. I wou... Read more »

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88-90 GM 3800 V6 Balance Shaft help

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What's to pulling and reinstalling this balance shaft? A special tool is mentioned in the manual, but is it necessary? Any tips? Read more »

96 tercel cold starting problems

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Hello, I just bought a 1996 toyota tercel only to find out the very next morning it wouldnt start. After turning the key all the dash lights would light but there was no cranking (silence). After s... Read more »

Where is pcv valve on 1987 Lincoln Town car?

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The oil change places and I cannot find the pcv valve on the 5.0 liter engine on a Lincoln Town Car. (I assume it would be the same on 87 Ford Crown Victoria) They say its somewhere on back of engi... Read more »

Thermal efficiency and SFC

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Was pondering some stuff on thermal efficiency yesterday. Got to wondering about something. Can one convert specific fuel consumption to thermal efficiency? Seems to me if one takes energy conte... Read more »

Help diagnose '93 Escort OBD code 172

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Our '93 Escort 1.9L with 98K miles has had the check engine light on for a while. The memory codes scanned 122 (TPS signal low) and 172 (running lean). I cleaned the TPS connector and reset the cod... Read more »

Used Oil Analysis of CAMRY'S Pennzoil Platinum 5w-30 after 4,920 miles

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About 7 months ago, I mailed to Blackstone Labs a used motor oil sample that came out of my oil pan's drain plug when I did an oil change. Here are the results of the UOA (used oil analysis). O... Read more »

Vacuum hoses.

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1983 Dodge van, 318 engine, automatic transmission, Carter Thermo Quad model 9342S carburetor.Are there any photos/pictures online that show which vacuum hoses connect to the vacuum line outlets on... Read more »

Lights flickering (pulsing) when alternator cold and/or with light-moderte ...

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I'm hoping that someone has seen this condition and has a solution. I have noticed lately that upon startup and until the engine/alternator/whatever warms up, I get a pulsing in my headlights. It is ... Read more »

DMM freq & O2 sensor cross counts?

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Can a DMM/DVOM, w/frequency capability, measure how many times per second 0.45V is being crossed? Read more »

old camber/caster gauge usage

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Another decades old tool I've dug up. The Weaver 3 way gauge. The actual gauge portion is very much like the modern gauges and using it shouldn't be a problem. Plus the instructions are written on ... 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.