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Does the macadem road surface have a great effect on tire wear? by Arlen G. Holder
Does the macadam road surface have a great effect on tire wear? <https://i.postimg.cc/KYXHVC3n/mount32.jpg> In a previous thread, we discussed tire wear on downhill slow speed (less nominally around 30mph) steering lock to steering lock twisties due to suspension geometries (e.g., camber scrub on...
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How would you run a lateral acceleration test in a vehicle on twisty roads at no more than 40mph? by Arlen G. Holder
How would you run a lateral acceleration test in a vehicle at slow speeds from 20mph to 30mph on twisty roads and at no more than 40mph? The issue is discussed in this repair thread: o Clare - are smaller car tires easier to balance than SUV tires? ...
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June 25th 19 09:28 PM
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Us congress hearing of maan alsaan Money laundry قضية الكونغجرس لغسيل الأموال للمليادير معن الصانع by sami kamal
YouTube videos of U.S. Congress money laundering hearing of Saudi Billionaire " Maan Al sanea"
June 24th 19 05:08 PM
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Michelin introduce puncture proof airless tire (video) by [email protected]
www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3758705/posts
June 22nd 19 06:15 PM
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Air conditioner high pressure tube leak by Jack Myers
Air conditioning season is not off to a good start this year. The high pressure line that is routed under the battery developed a pinhole leak. The tube showed signs of corrosion, probably caused by battery acid. I attempted a repair by cutting out a few inches of metal tubing and bridging across...
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June 20th 19 05:35 PM
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Clare - are smaller car tires easier to balance than SUV tires? by Arlen G. Holder
On Wed, 12 Jun 2019 21:37:49 -0400, Clare Snyder wrote: > Yes and no. The smaller tire has less total mass so a small amount > of weight has more effect than it would on a bigger tire - but it is > not as far from the center (shorter moment arm) so it has less effect. Thanks Clare as I never...
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June 19th 19 05:05 PM
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Premature failure of ball joints and tire feathering by Vannessa
Hi I own a 97 f250 with a problem of a premature upper ball joint failure every 5000 KLM with outside tire feathering since new. The mechanics have not been able to solve this problem or could not bother to try. I need to replace the upper ball joint again an wonder other areas that I should be...
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June 13th 19 01:12 AM
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Ideas for a home alignment caster/camber wheel jig to lock to 14inch to 20 inch wheel rims by Arlen G. Holder
Asking for ideas from those who craft tools at home out of stock metal. o Who don't just put a magnetic camber gauge on the rim or rotor With a handful of vehicles coming due for routine caster, camber, and toe checks, I'm thinking of building a simple wheel jig to make it easier to lock the...
June 12th 19 07:36 PM
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New type of piston technology. by [email protected]
www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3755472/posts https://techxplore.com/news/2019-06-year-old-piston-reinvented-soft-flexible.html
June 8th 19 09:05 PM
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Belt dressing, pros and cons? by Micheal C. Jordan
What are the pros and cons, if any, to applying the spray-on belt dressings to a multi-vee belt? Does it get rid of a squeal? What is the liquid in the can, and how is it supposed to work? Lookinfor Bobsyour Uncle --
June 5th 19 05:59 PM
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What 3D CAD freeware might work well for this simple DXF style drawing? by Arlen G. Holder
Do you have experience with 3D CAD freeware on Windows to help advise me? o What 3D CAD freeware might work well for a simple DXF style drawing? <https://i.postimg.cc/fTGxCP62/camber01.jpg> The reason I ask is that, often, the expense of complex freeware packages is in learning multiple GUIs just...
June 1st 19 05:15 AM
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Electric car batteries can catch fire days after an accident. by [email protected]
www.arcamax.com/business/businessnews/s-2214488
May 31st 19 04:54 PM
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Rubbing the tire on the road, is it really mathematically simple? by micky
When I was in high school I was taught, or I read, that it's bad to turn the steering wheel when the car is not moving. It's hard on the front tires, wears out the tread, and one should be moving the car at least a little when turning the wheel. Did they say that? Do they still? I've been...
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May 29th 19 07:08 PM
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Cars play songs on flash drive in alphabetical order by file name. by micky
Windows relevance at the end. Last year I posted about the 3 cars I ended up having in one 2 month rental period, and about the flash drive I had made that had about 800 songs on it from the 50's and early 60's, that I recorded off of 181.FM-oldies, one of several internet radio station from the...
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May 25th 19 01:58 PM
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Premature upper ball joint wear an outside tire feathering by [email protected]
Hi I own a 97 f250 with a problem of a premature upper ball joint failure every 5000 KLM with outside tire feathering since new. The mechanics have not been able to solve this problem or could not bother to try. I need to replace the upper ball joint again an wonder other areas that I should be...
May 24th 19 11:20 PM
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Car radio that will mix sound inputs and play them at the same time? by micky
Is there a car radio that will mix sound inputs and play them at the same time? AFAICT, both the Mazda 2 that I had and the current Honda Jazz/Fit and maybe any other car I've driven lately only allowed one input to the "radio" at a time. So if I wanted to play the music on my Flashdrive, I...
May 24th 19 01:13 PM
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Google keeps a log of all your electronic parts, brakes, tools, and automotive tires digital receipts emailed to your GMail account. by Arlen G. Holder
Thanks to purposefully helpful suggestions by rbowman & Clare Snyder in this thread, we have five potential replacement free mail services to consider. Moving the on-topic potluck forward, I add value by reporting that I tested for the team the following five mail services, all of which seem to...
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May 24th 19 03:56 AM
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GM VIN restraint code digit? by [email protected]
For 21st century cars,the 7th or 8th digit is for restraint code (safety). Typically: 1=seat belts 2=driver airbag 3=2 airbags 4=side airbags but above that the codes for curtain airbags, load limiters, knee airbag varies by manufacturer. What does GM use for these ?
May 23rd 19 11:56 PM
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Ford's way to finish package deliveries: Packsge carrying robots. by [email protected]
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ford-way-finish-driverless-deliveries-040101421.html
May 22nd 19 07:38 PM
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How to keep sound on when backing up. by micky
The 2019 Honda with the touchscreen that I am renting turns off the radio/flashdrive/bluetooth sound whenever I back up. Is t here a way to stop that. If something important is on the radio, I have to park until it is over before I back up or find some place where I can make a U-turn. ...
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May 21st 19 06:31 PM
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