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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 cur...
13 hours ago 12
 
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?
22 hours ago 2
 
yerf dog 4x2 rover chain problems
2 days 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 pur...
4 days ago 22
 
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!!!
1 week ago
 
###TIMING BELT CONSPIRACY THEORY###
Just my rotten luck: Back in summer of 2003, had a local independent change out my 1996 Ford Contour(Mondeo) belt, low 60,000s. He had the car for three days, because he did all the work hims...
1 week ago 8
 
'Salvage' titles
Is there any reason to ever buy a salvaged car for anything but a throwaway price? I'm talking about "normal" people here, not the Roadkill Garage guys... Two friends, two disasters. One friend...
2 weeks ago 8
 
Open Question Diagram for the spark plug wire layout for hyundai SF 3.5 L 2006
Open Question Diagram for the spark plug wire layout for hyundai 2006 3.5 L
3 weeks ago 2
 
What would cause belts to squeal when heater fan is turned on?
I have a 2015 Toyota Camry and when I turn on my heater whether it's at low or higher speeds it squeals not too high of a pitch just irritating pitch what are your thoughts
3 weeks ago 4
 
Chevrolet 428??
Yes it was in the Bonneville. You could get a dealer option/install for your Firebird, the Formula 400 cars in 68 and I think in 69 as well. I've seen a 68 Formula Firebird with a 428 Ram Air 4 speed ...
3 weeks ago
 
ECU programming
i bought a used ECU for my vehicle. I am considering flashing the ECU myself. I noticed that there is some Chinese companies that are selling a USB cable. I already have one. So can I use openecu sof...
3 weeks ago 1
 
Hard or soft braking
I recently read (don't ask me where, it was a couple of months ago) that brakes last longer with harder+shorter pressure than with softer+longer pressure. Opinions?
4 weeks ago 54
 
What's the tale of ceramic brakes?
I'm not familiar with ceramic brakes, but they come with a lifetime warranty. Are they really that good? Do they threaten any other brake system components? Do they really last forever? Any inform...
4 weeks ago 30
 
What actually happened with the parking brake?
A few weeks ago I accidentally left the parking brake on for a 25 mile drive, highway in the middle with about five miles on each end that were side roads. On the last five to seven miles, the br...
1 month ago
 
What actually happened with the parking brake?
A few weeks ago I accidentally left the parking brake on for a 25 mile drive, highway in the middle with about five miles on each end that were side roads. On the last five to seven miles, the br...
1 month ago 8