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Hippe van lives! by bob
www.impomag.com/news/2013/09/long-strange-trip-ending-vws-hippie-van who knew they still built them? bob
September 24th 13 04:27 AM
by Geoff Welsh Go to last post
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hamster drives truck by bob
www.impomag.com/videos/2013/09/volvo-trucks-hamster-stunt bob
September 22nd 13 07:44 PM
by JR[_8_] Go to last post
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the importance of thermostats by jim beam[_4_]
someone i know recently demonstrated that their modern function is apparently poorly understood. back in the day, a thermostat just sat on the high side of an engine, and opened when the coolant temp convecting around it raised enough. if there was a problem, like the thermostat failing...
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September 22nd 13 01:04 PM
by Tegger[_4_] Go to last post
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How to test 7MGE ign control module? Hit & miss starting problem 89Toyota Cressida by [email protected]
My '89 Cressida with 7MGE has developed a problem where it takes numerous tries to start. Crank a few - pause - crank a few - pause - crank a few - pause - crank a few - starts Once it finally starts it runs like a clock. No problem. It got worse over the period of probably a month or so - now it...
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September 22nd 13 02:25 AM
by Geoff Welsh Go to last post
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Anyone know of an inexpensive K+CAN obd2 diagnostic cable (orK+DCAN) with pins 7 and 8 intact? by Jordan[_4_]
I'm looking for a diagnostic cable for an older BMW E39 of 2002 vintage without the 20-pin round pacman connector, so I only need the 16-pin standard obd2 connector. Most cable ads don't say if both pin 7 and pin 8 K lines are intact. Most K+DCAN cables have the 8th pin disconnected (for the...
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September 22nd 13 12:52 AM
by Nate Nagel[_2_] Go to last post
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do any contemporary cars use spiral bevel diffs? by [email protected]
Hypoid gears waste energy. However the spiral bevel is noisier and has to be bigger to handle the same torque that hypoid gears can. So I presume muscle cars and trucks do not use spiral bevel gears. I was curious if anybody uses spiral bevel gears in the interests of saving fuel.
September 21st 13 01:36 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Latest car insurance telemarketing gimmick by geo pearl
I answered the phone and was told that they had spoken to me six months earlier and that they weren't selling anything. They said that their car insurance rates had been sharply reduced and would I like a rate quote? I said no thank-you and they hung up before I could beat them to it.
September 21st 13 03:13 AM
by geo pearl Go to last post
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water filter for washing car? by [email protected]
I know this sounds crazy but I am wanting to experiment with a filter and housing to use attached to my spigot outside my pole barn garage. The purpose would be to wash my cars so there are no water spots and no need to dry them. I have three vehicles and it takes alot of time to wash them. Also,...
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September 20th 13 01:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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From OP: Re Previous Oil Question by Bob[_53_]
Hello, Thanks for all of my previous post replies from you all. Appreciate it very much. Great Forum. All set now. Just wondering about this a bit, so thought I'd ask also. a. I know it is a no-no to mix "regular" oil with "Synthetic" oil. I see that many of the offering say "Synthetic Blend"
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September 17th 13 02:47 AM
by Bill Vanek Go to last post
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atomic Prius? by [email protected]
We have nucular powered submarines, what about a land vehicle? How small can you make a urannium steam engine? It strikes me as the ultimate carbon emission reducer - -- Rich
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September 16th 13 02:32 AM
by bob Go to last post
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Nissan NV200 (London taxi) weird driveshafts by [email protected]
The Nissan NV200 was a bog standard MPV on the Nissan-Renault B platform. Nissan wanted to get the London taxi market, but the NV200 is FWD. So they added an extra universal joint to driveshafts, allowing the wheels to turn more. This reduced the turning circle from 11 m to 7.6 m !!!!!! Now I have...
September 15th 13 07:36 PM
by jim beam[_4_] Go to last post
1 123
Oil: 5W-30 Rather Than 5W-20 ? by Bob[_53_]
Hello, My son has a 2005 Honda Accord, 6 Cyl. The Manual says to use 5W-20 Oil. He's having a rough time finding it around where he lives. Would 5W-30 be O.K. and safe ?
September 10th 13 05:50 PM
by jim beam[_4_] Go to last post
7 152
why a chevy cavalier 1997 would be lossing power or speed while beingdriven please someone what could by [email protected]
i have a chevy cavalier 1997 and while is been driven looses power can anyone give me an answer of what can be causing that kind of trouble please call 516 508 1981
September 10th 13 04:41 AM
by Anthony Cruz Go to last post
3 110
97' Chevrolet Cavalier : Timing Belt or Chain? by [email protected]
i was wondering if anyone knows why a chevy cavalier 1997 will loose power will been driven it gets so lasy what could be causing that kind of problem please call 516 508 1981 thanks ask for jose or nora
September 10th 13 02:43 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
0 111
Mid & rear engine placement safety implications by [email protected]
I guess this is a first time ever I have splintered anything into a separate thread, cause this is so OT of the original OT I feel entitled to do so :^) Do be sure to crosspost to alt.autos.porsche when replying please. GG is significantly more retarded in its new installment (to disallow...
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September 9th 13 07:48 PM
by jim beam[_4_] Go to last post
30 440
New Type of Fuel Efficient Vehicle by PolicySpy[_3_]
There's a new type of fuel efficient vehicle and the government is not interested at all. The new fuel efficient vehicle is a motorized bicycle. But isn't a motorized bicycle a mopad ? Well, according to most governments a motorized bicycle with an internal combustion engine is a mopad and...
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September 6th 13 06:57 AM
by PolicySpy[_3_] Go to last post
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rear engine versus mid engine? by [email protected]
What is the demarcation between rear engine and mid engine cars? I presume a rear engine is when the center of gravity of the engine is behind the rear axle.
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September 5th 13 03:24 AM
by AMuzi Go to last post
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Save Willow run by bob
www.impomag.com/articles/2013/08/birthplace-rosie-riveter-willow-run-bomber-plant bob
September 4th 13 05:28 AM
by jim beam[_4_] Go to last post
1 236
fwd **** propagation by [email protected]
I'm under the impression that Porsche is among very few car mass production companies that are impervious to the "valuable input" from the marketing folks. Bmw was like that before the numb electric steering went on 3xx (in F90?) and the upcoming front wheel drive 1xx ****mobile. Am I wrong here...
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September 3rd 13 05:24 PM
by T0m $herman Go to last post
105 1,353
Mid section of the exhaust is toast, cat converter a suspect? or justthe age... by [email protected]
the middle bottle ("resonator") in my A4 B6 is toast beyond repair and there does not seem to be an aftermarket can available. So before I bring $450 US to the local audi dealer I should ask this: is there a catalytic converter on the way out or anything else? I'd rather understand why the rear...
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September 3rd 13 04:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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