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Re: Dodge Dart electrical problems/starting problems

January 24, 2020, 6:19 pm

And rn before that, as I recall! :) I had a 1970 Dodge Dart in 1980 just after I left grad school but I don't remember anything about the electrical system so I can't help the OP. At about 100K, t... Read more »

Bedford Dormobile/Camper Vans

January 23, 2020, 11:34 am

Hello, all. During a viewing of the PBS Call the Midwife 2019 Holiday Special a Bedford motor vehicle is shown transporting the nurse/midwives to their TDY location in the Outer Hebrides. One s... Read more »

Tesla and Volkswagen.

January 20, 2020, 5:05 pm ... These two Sites at, Read more »

LGX versus LGZ engines

December 30, 2019, 11:26 am

The LGX develops maximum torque at 5300 RPM. That seems quite high (well compared to the old pushrod GM3800 which peaked at 3600 RPM). There is a sister engine the LGZ, for heavier vehicles with ma... Read more »

Why does the torque & power curve always cross at the same point?

December 24, 2019, 12:55 am

A friend told me that the torque and power curve on all cars crosses at the same point but I don't get why. Can you explain it in simple sentences? Read more »

GM cars without steering wheels.

December 23, 2019, 7:12 pm

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Solar Car Prediction.

December 5, 2019, 4:16 pm Read more »

Intelligent choice of oil filter?

November 26, 2019, 1:30 am

It's a camry where I went to walmart and they had Fram, Mobile 1, K&E, Super Tech, Bosch, and others. I know enough to realize price is never an indicator of quality but what is? What spec can we... Read more »

2004 camry le 4 banger - how do I find the right front brake pads

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November 7, 2019, 12:46 am

2004 camry le 4 banger - how do I find the right front brake pads and rotors at the best price? It's making noises when I brake like scraping metal but very high pitched. What's the right brand an... Read more »

loose wheel sheering off studs

November 4, 2019, 8:49 am

The wheel nuts clamp the wheel on tight, so that friction holds the wheel onto the hub - actually the disc brake rotor. So the warning is that if the wheel is loose, then the studs are taking the w... Read more »

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Zemco ZT11 Cruise Control

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I'm the proud (?) new owner of a n.o.s. Zemco ZT11 Cruise Control P/N 127354 NIB and only missing the Installation Instructions. Anyone out there with any info ? I've tried a URL search with no joy. ... Read more »

Re: Scratched flywheel

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No Dave Baker - Puma Race Engines ( One's taste in music is the key that fits the lock of each individual person's psyche. Read more »

Crackling Sound from Heater Core - Caprice

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Hi, I've found a crackling / snapping sound coming from my heater core. If I pinch off one of the heater hoses, the noise stops. The noise comes on acceleration, and at a slight rev in n... Read more »

broken lip on harmonic balancer - fixable?

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I did something really stupid trying to remove a harmonic balancer -- used a couple scrap bolts in the pulley bolt holes held in place by a pry bar while I torqued on the balancer bolt. Unfortunatel... Read more »

84 Toyota Celica 22R-E Misfire

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Ok earlier I posted a topic about this car not staying running well i fixed that problem and now im tryin to find the miss. All the spark plugs are new (NGK) and the wires and distributor cap and r... Read more »


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Hi, I plan to store my car in garage for six months for the winter months. Last spring I returned from down south and tires were about 8 pounds less. Do you think it is ok to overinflate tires this t... Read more »

Car won't start after 15 minutes of trying - then started

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Have a 2012 Nissan Vera hatchback. Went yesterday to start car after not starting it for a week. Would not start for about 15 minutes, then finally started! 1. Battery strong 2. No warning lights ... Read more »

howling carburettor?

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the carburettor is making a howling sound when the trottle is opened wide. any idea what that is? important? I was dignosing the EGR system, looking at a vacuum guage on the hose at the top of the va... Read more »

automatic transmission-reverse gear won't engage

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My '95 Eagle Vision (similar to a Dodge Intrepid) automatic transmission won't shift into reverse. The other gears engage just fine. Anyone else ever had this problem? Does anyone have any diagnose t... Read more »

Temp gauge barely moves and using coolant

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'87 Ford Ranger sold to me by a friend a bit ago, and he commented that the temp gauge only barely moved into the 'normal range' and as I observed it over the next few months, 'barely' was an accur... 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.