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87 buick park avenue threw the serpentine belt. by [email protected]
Neighbor lady wants me to help. Her dads 1987 buick park avenue malfunctioned and she limped it back to her driveway. It then vented coolant. When I checked the belt it looked good, but was off. I hand turned alternator, steering pump, airconditioning, but mostly I'm clueless. I didn't even find...
July 29th 17 11:32 PM
by Bill Vanek[_2_] Go to last post
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What is the realistic accuracy & precision of typical consumerMPG calculations (tripmeter miles/pump gallons) by root
rickman > wrote: > > Air resistance rises as the square of the speed. So faster is worse by more > than the linear proportion. I find I notice the difference when I drive > over 60. By 80 you are burning a *lot* more fuel than at 60, about 75% more > to overcome air...
July 25th 17 06:43 AM
by dsi1[_11_] Go to last post
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What is white stainless steel? by micky
What is white stainless steel? https://www.amazon.com/Tokept-Polish-White-Stainless-License/dp/B01IF0Y2MS/ref=sr_1_9?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1500779116&sr=1-9&keywords=Stainless+Steel++License+Plate+Frame The other license plate frames say they are mirror finish, which makes a lot more sense...
July 23rd 17 04:17 AM
by micky Go to last post
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Junk/salvage question by Michael[_23_]
The used car dealer tells me that the 4 junk/salvage notes in the car's records are because it went through an insurance auction. Could this be the case, or should I run from this deal as fast as possible? Thanks, Mike
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July 22nd 17 06:44 PM
by micky Go to last post
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Harley and Ducati. by JR[_8_]
www.popularmechanics.com Harley Davidson wants to take over Ducati. Ducati builds some very nice motorcycles, with that desmodromic valve system.
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July 17th 17 09:58 PM
by Kevin Bottorff[_3_] Go to last post
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How to remove CD's from broken auto CD changer? by micky
I've convened this multi-disciplinary forum, becuase this is a multi-faceted problem. How to remove CD's from broken auto CD changer? I have a 2000 Toyota Solara with a factory AM-FM-CD changer, all in the dash, not the trunk. It worked fine until about 2014, with 6 cd's in it, a full load,...
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July 17th 17 08:53 PM
by Tekkie® Go to last post
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###TIMING BELT CONSPIRACY THEORY### by [email protected]
That's funny but true.My question is if there is damage to the engine would there be any leakage or signs of oil residue? And if none is present could the chances of engine valve damage be diminished?
July 16th 17 03:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Outside edge of front tires stairstepping by Chaya Eve
Is it normal for the outside edges of the front tires to be stairstepping on the outer inch or two only? By stairstepping, I mean that you can't see the wear all that much but if you rub your hand over the tread in one direction, you can feel a lip on each side swipe tread. If you run your hand...
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July 15th 17 03:31 AM
by rbowman Go to last post
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heater inspection by micky
I'm only acquainted with car inspection in Pa.and Md. but on TV I saw a woman who bougght a used car, found out that the heater core was leaking, and didn't take it for inspection until after she fixed the heater. Is there any state where that would cause a car to fail inspection?
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July 11th 17 08:04 AM
by dsi1[_11_] Go to last post
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Wal-Mart Auto Tire Scam by [email protected]
I'd like to let people know about a fraudulent automobile tire scam going on at Wal-Mart Tire and Lube Express stores. Wal-Mart has agreements with tire manufacturers such as Goodyear and Michelin/Uniroyal/Goodrich (same company) to exclusively sell certain tires from these manufacturers. These...
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July 8th 17 01:58 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Warning, don't pour by micky
Warning, never pour fuel... into the throttle body air inlet opening in an attempt to start your car. Could result in flash fire..." I did this 2 or 3 times with carbureted cars, but I'm sure the same warning would be given for those cars if they were sold new now. However it worked well. I only...
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July 7th 17 07:21 AM
by The Real Bev[_5_] Go to last post
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How do you handle unencrypted web sites even with https encryption? by ATANARJUAT
I'm just curious how you handle logging into unencrypted web sites even when the site itself has encryption? http://wetakepic.com/images/2017/07/04/site.jpg You don't need a login to test this - you just need to type one letter in the login field to see what I explain...
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July 6th 17 02:35 PM
by lifewoutmilk Go to last post
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balance and fade by micky
Got new used car with new used radio Regarding balance and fade contols, which pop out for adjustment and then can be pushed in, so that only a little sticks out: "Adjust the balance (or fade, for the other button) and push the button back in. The balance (or fade) will be displayed and...
July 6th 17 07:50 AM
by dsi1[_11_] Go to last post
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Want to save ebay ad for car I bought by micky
I bought a car on ebay last Thursday, and his ad included ~60 pictures!, so I wanted to save them, and using Firefox, I clicked on Save Page as, which is supposed to save every little part of a webpage, and at least once I've tried that and it worked. But this time I did it with the original...
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July 2nd 17 07:10 AM
by dsi1[_11_] Go to last post
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2006 Chevrolet 3/4 ton express van, door switch problem? by [email protected]
I have a 2006 Chevrolet 2500 3/4 ton express van. Instead of a simple switch in the door frame, lately the mechanism that turns on the dome light and shuts off the radio when you open the door is failing intermittently. That is sometimes the light comes on and the radio goes off as soon as the door...
July 1st 17 02:59 PM
by Steve W.[_6_] Go to last post
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What is this? [SOLVED] by micky
This is not a question, just fyi. I'm cleaning out my old car to sell it, and I found in the ashtray an unusual plastic thing, and I was going to post a picture of it here so you all could tell me what it was, so I'd know whether to leave it in the car or keep it. I know I put it there 3 years...
July 1st 17 02:56 PM
by micky Go to last post
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What Were the Top Speeds of the 60's and 70's Muscle cars? by [email protected]
Thought it'd be funny to reply to a 17 year old topic. But uh, yeah, hello from the future, 2017, from Romania out of all places.
June 30th 17 12:14 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Sellilng a car on a lot and on ebay at the same time. by micky
I was talking to a used car salesman who has very good reatings on ebay, 188 postive in the last year, 1 neutral (becuase the Check Engine light was on when the guy got the car). and one negative. He volunteered that they had soldit on the lot just about the same time the auction ended, and when...
June 24th 17 10:13 PM
by micky Go to last post
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What has happend to gas when it gets old and starts to affect engine performance? by [email protected]
What is actually happening to the gas? Can it be treated? And can you cause harm to your engine by running it with this type of gas? Lenny
June 24th 17 03:38 AM
by micky Go to last post
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Need Weight-Split For My Car! by [email protected]
I need the weight distribution for my car but cannot find it ANYWHERE on line, even at the manufacturers website. "60/40" or "55/45" are typical splits for most front-wheel drives. This is BASIC information, like what kind of fuel the vehicle uses, and it's not available anywhere for my...
June 24th 17 03:35 AM
by micky Go to last post
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