A Cars forum. AutoBanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » AutoBanter forum » Auto newsgroups
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

Post New Thread
Threads in Forum : Technology Forum Tools Search this Forum Feed Icon
  Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Reverse Sort Order Replies Views
May 6th 18 07:03 PM
by Sanity Clause[_3_] Go to last post
1 51
S10 2.2 lifter noise? by BOB URZ
I had previously posted last year on the problems i had with my 96 2.2 Chevy S10. To recap, the tensioner on the cam chain broke and allowed the chain to jump time. I took the head off and found 8 bent valves. I had the head into a machine shop, had it cleaned, decked, and 8 new valves and seals ...
May 2nd 18 01:18 PM
by tonysimpkins1 Go to last post
5 192
Hydraulic Floor Jack, Release Valve won't tighten by Gifters
OK, I'm trying to fix my Floor jack, the problem is when I tighten the handle it doesn't come to a stopping point, the handle keeps turning and the release valve is left open, I've first couple of parts and now there is a square hole and I assume a ball barring, I have no idea what do do from...
April 28th 18 06:43 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
3 1,880
April 25th 18 09:03 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
0 57
Using an iPad to follow a YouTube DIY without Internet to replace automotive speakers by Ragnusen Ultred
This is just one easy way to use Windows, Linux, and iOS together, to quickly and easily watch a YouTube DIY at a location that has no Internet. 1. On Windows, I downloaded the desired YouTube DIY: youtubedl https://youtu.be/Ve-kcKxbXx4 2. It's easy to transfer files into VLC over USB on...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
April 23rd 18 12:21 AM
by Jimmy Wilkinson Knife Go to last post
19 74
New cheap car by The Real Bev[_5_]
I need to shop (southern California) for a <=$4K car for a friend. I believe that I want a Carolla because they're always at the top of reliability lists and NOBODY I know wants to work on a car ever again. So I'm looking at cars in the $3-$4K range with under 150K miles which tend to be...
April 22nd 18 09:01 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
2 46
Ford Exoskeleton suit. by [email protected]
https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2017/11/09/ford-exoskeleton-technology-pilot.html
April 22nd 18 08:55 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
0 36
1996 dodge ram 1500 transmission by [email protected]
early in the winter i was driving down the freeway and my overdrive light came on. i noticed some smoke coming off my truck. i was about 3 miles from home. i noticed red fluid dripping as i pulled it in the barn. i didnt want to screw with it til the weather warmed up so it sat. today im checking...
April 22nd 18 05:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
0 45
99 Jeep Cherokee stumbles by dsi1[_11_]
My daughter told me that her Cherokee started stumbling and the check engine light turned on when she was parking it. My wife wanted to use it the next day but the horn turned on and wouldn't shut off. The horn was shut off by disconnecting the battery. A code reader indicated that the throttle...
April 20th 18 03:52 AM
by dsi1[_11_] Go to last post
0 41
Ball joint failed in six months - how do you know if a new one is good? by Bob J Jones
Ball joint failed in six months - how do you know if a new one is good?
April 18th 18 12:55 AM
by Xeno Go to last post
2 25
Testing Brake Fluid by ED
I read that I can determine the moisture content of the brake fluid in my car by using a DMM (digital multimeter). Negative lead to the -battery term and the positive lead to the brake fluid in the reservoir. Anything below .3 volts is acceptable. Any comments on the validity of this method?
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
April 15th 18 10:28 PM
by Vic Smith Go to last post
15 337
Speedometer Reading After Crash by panabiker
Over the weekend, I had a conversation with some friends on a recent accident involving NJ governor. It was reported by news media that the SUV was going at 91 MPH prior to the crash. My question was how they found out the speed, and one answer was that a speedometer would stuck at the speed the...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
April 15th 18 02:10 AM
by Steve W.[_6_] Go to last post
13 323
LGX engine power output query by pe[email protected]
This new motor is specced at 250 kW when mounted north-south in a Cadillac. But when mounted east west, it is only 231 kW in Buick or 235 kW in Opel. So what is the difference? Does the transverse installation cramp the exhaust and air intake, or did Cadillac just get a hot engine map?
April 14th 18 12:36 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
6 36
car stumbles going around corners but no MIL by Bob J Jones
For about a year now, the car stumbles when going around corners, where I can't figure out what the stumbling is due to. It didn't used to be so consistent but it's getting worse over time so now it's finally noticeable that it's the turns and not something else that makes it stumble for a split...
April 12th 18 05:20 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
8 56
Imy 2000 model Deawoo lanes sportshatch auto won't idle by Natasha Mckenzie
Deawoo lanes sportshatch 2000 model auto 90,000km won't idle, timing is perfect, spark plugs & leads fuel pump replaced . It starts with constant spraying of "start ya barstard" for about 30 seconds then splatters & stops . Any suggestions? Fuel injectors maybe? -- for full context, visit...
April 11th 18 06:27 PM
by dsi1[_11_] Go to last post
3 35
April 11th 18 04:27 PM
by m6onz5a Go to last post
0 32
Help! '66 Mustang strange overheating problem by [email protected]
Mine also over heats but I hit some bumps that sent me flying and the mustang trannys cooling lines flat, I've replaced everything over hauled the motor, no one believes me but I think it's the water ports blocked by debri ,over heats high and low idle around town on the freeway, within 15miles or...
April 9th 18 09:31 PM
by dsi1[_11_] Go to last post
4 51
are fuses always on 12V side of a device? by [email protected]
I find a lot of vehicles used "switched earth" system, where devices join to a 12 V main wire, and are switched on the earth side. But then, would the fuse still be on the hot side for extra safety? So I believe it should look like this: 12V--fuse--lamp--switch--earth
April 7th 18 12:27 PM
by Scott Dorsey Go to last post
2 43
Does Splitfire spark plugs increase horsepower? by [email protected]
On Saturday, November 4, 1995 at 2:00:00 AM UTC-6, wrote: > I have an 88 Toyota Corolla and just want some more ponies. I thought > I should start with the spark plugs. Any suggestions? My experience with computer controlled engines was an actual loss in mileage. thought...
April 6th 18 03:45 PM
by Kevin Bottorff[_3_] Go to last post
1 50
What happens when a u-joint fails? by [email protected]
QUESTION 4 EVERY BODY I HAVE A 1991 JEEP WRANGLER HAS THE 4.0 MOTOR AND IS A 5 SPEED. MANUAL TRANS. MY QUESTION IS: what would cause the rear shaft to Twist untill it Twisted In half? Its been used kinda like Skidder But NoT on Pavement! Joints didn't fail the drive shaft tube Failed! Snapping The...
April 1st 18 09:22 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
0 61
Post New Thread


Display Options
Showing threads 21 to 40 of 16722
Sorted By Sort Order
From The
Forum Tools Search this Forum
Search this Forum :

Advanced Search

New posts New posts More than 15 replies or 150 views Hot thread with new posts
No new posts No new posts More than 15 replies or 150 views Hot thread with no new posts
Closed Thread Thread is closed  
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2018 AutoBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.