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Light those tires up. by JR[_8_]
Google,,, Goodyear's Illuminated Tires
July 27th 13 05:28 PM
by JR[_8_] Go to last post
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New way to charge your cell phone by bob
http://www.electronicproducts.com/Power_Products/Batteries_and_Fuel_Cells/Cellphone_battery_dead_Just_power_it_with_your_pee.aspx?terms=urine A little hose in the car like fighter pilots have and this may have some automotive use down the road. ;) Maybe you can recharge that EV by taking a...
July 26th 13 09:35 PM
by JR[_8_] Go to last post
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Steve McQueen's Last Ride Goes Up For Auction. by JR[_8_]
www.wired.com This Friday on Mecum Auto Auction, on TV. He had Good taste in cars and trucks.
July 25th 13 05:19 PM
by JR[_8_] Go to last post
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New German car battery. by JR[_8_]
If you want to Google it, whatever. inhabitat.com Germans develop car battery that can last 27 years
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July 24th 13 04:37 PM
by JR[_8_] Go to last post
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LS1 to a 42LE transaxle by Bruce
I am working on a custom build of a mid engine car. I have but a 42LE tranaxle from a 2000 chrysler 300 onto a 2001 corvett LS1 motor. Does anyone know where I could get some help with the wiring to make this set up fuction. I could make it shift manually but that defeats the dream. -- posted...
July 24th 13 04:49 AM
by jim beam[_4_] Go to last post
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Not so distant auto tech by bob
www.impomag.com/news/2013/07/5-new-features-could-be-your-next-car bob
July 23rd 13 12:34 AM
by Nate Nagel[_2_] Go to last post
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how the airlines play seat games with you by bob
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/business/2013/07/airlines-arent-afraid-use-your-fear-bad-seat-against-you/67087/ bob
July 17th 13 01:11 PM
by Some Guy[_3_] Go to last post
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mini brake wtf by jim beam[_4_]
i looked at a mini yesterday - stunned to find this thing has two serious parking/emergency/hand brake issues: 1. the brake cable wasn't connected to one of the rear caliper lever arms - apparently it's been like this since new since the brakes have never been touched and there was no evidence...
July 8th 13 06:47 PM
by JR[_8_] Go to last post
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what if mesh guard for MAF sensor is missing? by [email protected]
I noticed in two different cars that the airflow sensor was missing the honeycomb mesh guard that is used to promote laminar flow across the wires. What is the effect of this? I presume the mixture would be too rich or lean, but then the ECU would monitor the exhaust oxygen sensor and would...
July 7th 13 11:48 PM
by Geoff Welsh Go to last post
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spoked wheels obsoletion by AD[_2_]
given that spokes are alive and well on bicycles I have to ask why they are gone from the car wheels. motorcycles held a little longer than cars it seems, but spokes are long gone in standard, touring and sport triangle (not sure if harley and wannabes have them or not) so, was it the looks alone...
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July 4th 13 04:29 PM
by JR[_8_] Go to last post
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helical spring washers by Brake Dive, Acceleration Squat and Body Roll Bros Suspension Works
according to this: http://www.boltscience.com/pages/helicalspringwashers.htm they are not effective (making the matter worse actually) and yet I think I saw them in some application lately. Why are they still made?
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July 4th 13 02:35 PM
by jim beam[_4_] Go to last post
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Way to mount manual tire changer to garage by [email protected]hoo.com
I am thinking of getting a manual tire changer. But I dont want to drill holes in my garage floor. Can anyone think og an ingenious way to mount it that does not require drilling into the floor but that would still allow it to work well?
July 2nd 13 04:19 PM
by JR[_8_] Go to last post
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Fuel comparison charts by Existential Angst[_2_]
Perty inneresting. http://www.afdc.energy.gov/fuels/fuel_comparison_chart.pdf Apropos of some recent diesel discussions, diesel fuel all by itself should give 13% more mpgs, just from the higher btu's per gallon alone. And, funnily enough, diesel appears to be about 13% more expensive at the...
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July 2nd 13 05:17 AM
by Ed Huntress Go to last post
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lubing wheel lug nuts, does the lube kind really matters? by Brake Dive, Acceleration Squat and Body Roll Bros Suspension Works
does it really matter what you lube the threads with? local shops recommend graphite based lube claiming motor oil would make subsequent disassembly harder rather than easier and I was thinking using leftoever manual tranny oil living in snowbelt and running winter and all season sets on...
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July 1st 13 09:11 PM
by Nate Nagel[_2_] Go to last post
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Speaking of Powered Liftgates...and 6 speed automatics by Ashton Crusher[_2_]
rented a Dodge Caravan for a week. Had powered sliding side doors and powered lift gate. Cool. But once the cool wore off all the powered bull**** does it make opening and closing the darn things much slower then non-powered ones. And of course there's more stuff to break. I know they have to...
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good brand of tie rod ends for F-250? by Nate Nagel[_2_]
Hi all, have a friend with a 4WD F-250, not sure of year, she was told she needed new tie rod ends. Looking for opinions on a quality brand - in the past I was under the impression that Moog was always good and reliable but based on some comments on one of the Jeep groups that I follow it...
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June 30th 13 03:07 AM
by Vic Smith Go to last post
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We Buy Junk Cars by JR[_8_]
So says a local TV commercial. What do they do with those junk cars?
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June 29th 13 10:40 PM
by Brent[_4_] Go to last post
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Aluminum Chassis with Fiberglass Bodywork by [email protected]
There are two cars with an aluminum chassis and SMC bodywork. This is the Corvette chassis: http://www.sae.org/servlets/dlymags/dailymag/articleImage.jsp?imgsrc=/dlymagazineimages/11722_15507_ACT.jpg&alttxt=C7 Corvette...
June 29th 13 08:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Kidding was RIGHT!!?? Holy ****.... by Existential Angst[_2_]
Ogawd, it pains me to say this, but Kidding was right.... about everything.... ESP his ROI..... I'm SO chagrined, so egg-faced, I feel I need to catharsize myself pubically.... Here's how it went: So ahm idling my miserable effing life away, musing over Fits'n'Volts'n'**** -- ACHING, PINING...
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June 28th 13 10:52 PM
by whoyakidding's ghost Go to last post
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GM's marketing makes no sense by Nate Nagel[_2_]
Just saw an ad for the Caddy ATS on TV late last night. Supposedly it's a really nice little car; I don't know, I haven't driven one. But all the reviews I've read/watched position it as a legitimate competitor to the BMW 3-series. The specific ad that I saw made a big deal out of the...
June 28th 13 02:18 AM
by Ashton Crusher[_2_] Go to last post
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