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muffler by [email protected]
I wanted to be a cheapskate, and other things, and get my old muffler welded, but when I took it off I found a 3/4" hole on top where the retainer strap held it. Is this some kind of be-metallic effect? I want a new one now (autozone $32.99), so when I install it should I put a fiber glass pad up...
September 12th 18 04:08 PM
by Xeno Go to last post
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NAPA vs. Autozone vs. O'Reilly... price and quality? by phaeton
Using online catalogues, i've priced out the parts to rebuild the front end on my truck. (In-store pricing might be slightly different) This will mean 2 upper control arm assys, 2 lower ball joints, control arm bushings all around, and inner and outer tie rod ends for both sides. At NAPA, it's...
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September 11th 18 02:17 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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1987 Chevy R10 p/u with sb 350 TBI by Scott
Hello gents. I am in the process of doing some work and need help from anyone with knowledge on these old square bodies. My grandest mistake so far on this vehicle was scrimping on the installation cost of my reman'd engine about 3 years ago. Ive been chasing leaks and performance issues ever...
September 11th 18 02:57 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Harmonic balancer, ways to replace by [email protected]
On Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 5:18:03 PM UTC-5, James Gregory Lirette wrote: > Easy way too remove balancer with out damaged parts or vehicle > > -- > for full context, visit https://www.motorsforum.com/tech/harmonic-balancer-ways-to-replace-122213-.htm I used a harmonic dampener puller. They...
September 10th 18 11:57 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Technology for overhead camera view? by [email protected]
On Friday, September 7, 2018 at 5:59:39 PM UTC-5, wrote: > Lots of new cars can show not only the views from various corner and rear > cameras, but an overhead view, showing people walking nearby etc. Where > the heck do they get that image?! Surround view cameras? ...
September 10th 18 04:07 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Tesla is for jazz cabbage smokers! by Nomen Nescio
pray their self-driving software works! ya don't want cheech and chong steering!
September 8th 18 02:11 PM
by Nomen Nescio Go to last post
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GM automatic gearbox ratings - how meaningful? by [email protected]
Supposedly the last 2 digits are a load rating ... but what units? But how come a 4L60E could withstand and LS1 engine, but the 6T65E was fuggered by the smaller LS4 with several percent less maximum torque?
September 7th 18 11:17 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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What options exist for getting duplicate automobile remotes? by Arlen Holder
On 1 Aug 2018 20:57:28 GMT, "Retired wrote: >> Car is just bought by a kid just learning to drive (he's 16). >> 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES >> >> Neighbors asked me what their options are for getting duplicate fobs. >> http://www.bild.me/bild.php?file=7287633keyfob.jpg >> >> It came with only one...
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September 1st 18 12:56 PM
by micky Go to last post
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What happens when a u-joint fails? by [email protected]
It does start to vibrate some at speeds of 60 n above n when u take off it's ok then as u gain speed it is like I'm hydroplaning but there isn't any water on the hyw .. n when I break I hear some Poppin noise .. I'm worried
August 24th 18 06:55 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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P0171 and P017n Was: What tools do I need? (P0420 Bank 1 catalytic inefficiency on a 15 year old dual-cat vehicle) by micky
In alt.home.repair, on 21 Aug 2018 10:56:52 -0400, (Scott Dorsey) wrote: You seem to know what I wish I knew. Pardon me for horning in on this thread. >The FIRST thing that I would do would be to swap the upstream sensors from >side to side and see if the readings move from...
August 23rd 18 04:35 AM
by Bob F Go to last post
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P0171 and P017n Was: What tools do I need? (P0420 Bank 1 catalytic inefficiency on a 15 year old dual-cat vehicle) by micky
I posted this already, and experience tells me both this and the previous one will probably show up, but it's still strange that the first one hasn't showen up on my computer in about 3 hours. In alt.home.repair, on 21 Aug 2018 10:56:52 -0400, (Scott Dorsey) wrote: You seem to...
August 21st 18 09:12 PM
by micky Go to last post
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what lateral g-force can old cars achieve? by [email protected]
A modern vanilla sedan can do 0.9 g, maybe more with good tyres. I saw a video on Youtube of some guy fitting a triangulated 4-link suspension to some chrome-bumper car, and managed to get 0.52 g on cornering, which seems rather poor. Must have had **** tyres. Sorry, I haven't been able to find it...
August 21st 18 04:45 PM
by Kevin Bottorff[_3_] Go to last post
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what's the condenser for on a mechanical voltage regulator? by [email protected]
Just tried my '66 GTO's mechanical voltage regulator on my friend's '69 Firebird and it started charging his battery again. Even though he had bought a new voltage regulator a month or so ago. (And then an alternator.) His does not have the condenser installed on the voltage regulator like mine...
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August 21st 18 04:40 PM
by Kevin Bottorff[_3_] Go to last post
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ignition hard to turn by Tim R
It's an older Chevy. Occasionally the key didn't want to turn, but enough jiggling and I could get it to start. Now it's every time, and I'm never sure I'll get it. Would spraying lubricant into the keyhole help, or make it worse?
August 15th 18 11:21 AM
by J.B. Wood[_2_] Go to last post
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Help! '66 Mustang strange overheating problem by [email protected]
On Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 6:19:10 AM UTC-4, wrote: > The guy I got the 94 Saturn SL 2 from said it overheats in slow traffic, and I was living with it, recalling WWII fighters that had to take off and fly to avoid overheating. Then one day I realized the electric auxillary fan...
August 13th 18 05:48 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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How to refill a leaking Sam's club "Michelin" floor jack by Comboverfish
Way back when, in one or more newsgroups, I suggested the blue 3.5 ton quick rise jack as sold by Sam's Club, to those who were looking for a cheap, functional, and strong floor jack for home use. I wanted to offer some tips I recently discovered when confronted with the problem of fixing or...
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August 13th 18 12:18 AM
by Shannon Go to last post
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1994 Plymouth Acclaim check engine light by
The check engine light keeps coming on in my girlfriends Acclaim. It has oil and coolant. What else could be causing the light to come on? Thanks.
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August 10th 18 10:18 AM
by Waydejr Go to last post
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Emissions test failure - no OBDII communication by Mark[_27_]
I have a '97 Lexus ES300 (131K miles). My Connecticut Emissions test failed today due to no OBDII communication. The guy said he couldn't get a reading. He suggested it could be as simple as a blown fuse or as complex as the computer itself. I did some search on google and various forums. It was...
August 8th 18 11:35 PM
by Hank Rogers[_2_] Go to last post
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Advice for stripped threads upstream oxygen sensor exhaust manifold by Arlen Holder
Car is just bought by a kid just learning to drive (he's 16). 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES Neighbors asked me to teach him how to replace the oxygen sensor (due to emissions code). The threads were stripped and "filled" with some kind of hardened "metal paste". The new part is a Denso 234-4739...
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August 8th 18 06:11 AM
by rbowman Go to last post
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Why can't people figure out warp versus runout versus disc thickness variation by Arlen Holder
Why, for Christs' sake, can't people figure out the difference in the English language between warp versus runout or disc thickness variation? There has been a perennial argument since the 70's when someone got the notion that brake rotor (aka disc) "warp" is the same as "dtv" (which it's not),...
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August 8th 18 02:09 AM
by dsi1[_11_] Go to last post
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