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helicopter sound while driving with one window open by jeff
finally someone explains why it happens https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/a32460202/toyota-supra-windows-down-bad/
February 27th 21 03:44 AM
by Robin Goodfellow Go to last post
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Adjust headlight by Andy
My mechanic adjusted one of my headlights because it was out of alignment due to some body work to my right fender. However, only the up/down is adjustable. I wonder why the right/left is not adjustable? I seem to recall in the 70s where both adjustment could be made. Andy
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February 27th 21 03:27 AM
by Robin Goodfellow Go to last post
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adjust toe in degrees to centerline by paul
For general purpose adjustment of toe at home what do you use? The problem with using string is it has to bend under the engine. The problem with inches is that often toe is spec'd in degrees. The problem with adjustment is back & forth rolling is a pain. If you haven't tried measuring toe you...
February 25th 21 04:34 AM
by Paul in Houston TX[_2_] Go to last post
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low-temperature thermostats by Pedro Valdez
I spotted a listing on eBay what claimed: Available for all new style LS series engine that have a separate thermostat and water neck. These thermostats are available in 160, 180 and 195°F temperatures to suit any application. Mr. Gasket's 2005 Pontiac GTO test car gained 5 hp with the 180°...
February 1st 21 05:02 PM
by ForgottenNasalPassage Go to last post
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How long have you gone with a badly torn rubber boot in a rack and pinion steering arm? by Arlen Holder
How long have you gone with a badly torn rubber boot in a rack and pinion steering arm? Please don't tell me it's dangerous, nor that it has to be replaced, nor that you can do it yourself, nor that it will last only a day, etc. My problem set is that I told someone they need to replace that...
February 1st 21 05:02 PM
by ForgottenNasalPassage Go to last post
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camber alignment tool by mike[_36_]
What's an OK but inexpensive (around a hundred bucks or so?) camber angle alignment tool for home use? I would assume it requires a mount and a measuring tool of the necessary accuracy & precision (is that about a tenth of a degree or so?) The mount would need to fit normal passenger vehicle...
January 31st 21 07:56 PM
by mike[_36_] Go to last post
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12vdc car battery charger by alan
My 40 year old steel case 6 amp automotive battery charger finally died. I only want to replace it (and I don't want a contraption that jumps cars). I just want a new 120VAC simple sturdy 12VDC automotive car battery charger. And I don't get out to the stores much lately. Mine had an analog...
January 30th 21 04:45 AM
by Xeno Go to last post
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Tires that actually last by AK[_2_]
I bought some Yokohama tires at Discount *ires. They have a 60K warranty. But after 15K miles, the tire tread indicator is already showing. Are there tires that actually last to their rated warranties? Thanks, Andy
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December 20th 20 09:55 PM
by Arlen Holder Go to last post
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Polishing my headlights by micky
3 weeks ago I polished my headlight lenses. They came out great. I had replaced a bulb and noticed again how cloudy they were, 2005 car. It took about 2 hours but would have taken less if my back didn't hurt and I had to sit down over and over, and if then I didn't start listening to the...
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December 5th 20 05:38 PM
by Scott Dorsey Go to last post
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What terminology means a soft ride? by micky
I don't need a new car now but I will and I want to understand terminology. I want a car with soft ride so I will not feel the bumps. One article refered to base, touring, performance and R/T (or Super Sport?) suspension. And I thought that was the key, but the topic went to body roll....
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December 1st 20 08:48 PM
by Tekkie Go to last post
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Costco Chevron Delo 400SDE CK-4/SN SAE 15W40 Diesel Engine Oil in a Gasoline Engine by Arlen Holder
Regarding use of this Costco Chevron Delo 400SDE CK-4/SN SAE 15W40 diesel engine oil in a gasoline engine... o <https://i.postimg.cc/MHSSNVZT/dieseloil.jpg> Long story short, I just want to ask advice of the "what oil" type, only it's quite a different question than one might normally...
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November 23rd 20 11:59 PM
by Arlen Holder Go to last post
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Can I replace my 185 tires with 195? by Martin Pison
On Wednesday, December 7, 1994 at 12:47:05 AM UTC+8, Lih-Yen Hsieh wrote: > >because the 185 or 195 is the height of the tire in centimeters. > >I hope this helps you out. > This makes me very confused. 185 cm or 195 cm is 6+ feet. mm (millimeters), not cm (centimeters).
November 22nd 20 03:34 AM
by Dylan Radtke 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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November 21st 20 08:15 PM
by Eddiie Go to last post
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Stuck passenger door lock (1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS) by Jc Maxwell
Since the keyless entry system stopped working last year, I've had to use the old-fashioned keyed locks, and number pad, to access my 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis. Driver door and trunk locks work flawlessly, but the passenger door lock is uncooperative. It seems as if it only works when the...
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November 21st 20 07:34 AM
by Steve W.[_6_] Go to last post
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Once the readiness monitors are set, if you never do a drive cycle, is it possible for a DTC to be triggered? by Arlen Holder
Curiosity question: If you (a) fill the readiness monitors, and you have no code at that moment, and then, if you (b) NEVER go through the steps of the Federal Test Procedure Drive Cycle, is it even possible for a DTC to be triggered? This is a strange question, which perhaps nobody knows the...
November 21st 20 07:21 AM
by Steve W.[_6_] Go to last post
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Request for diagnostic advice to pinpoint least expensive solution to resolve persistent P0421 OBDII DTC by Arlen Holder
The goal is to learn how to diagnose a P0421 using an OBDII scanner. Request for diagnostic advice to pinpoint least expensive solution to resolve persistent P0421 OBDII DTC given... 1. College kid's early 2000s Mitsubishi fails OBD-only smog 2. Neighbor asks me to help out (as if I know...
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November 21st 20 07:10 AM
by Steve W.[_6_] 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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November 15th 20 11:31 PM
by Elvin Opel mechanic Go to last post
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How does "salvage title" work anyway? by Arlen Holder
How does "salvage title" work anyway? A neighbor got rear ended such that her five thousand dollar 2000 model year vehicle was "totaled" and yet still driveable such that she's keeping it. The insurance company gave her two choices: 1. They pay her five thousand and they keep the car 2. They pay...
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November 14th 20 08:37 PM
by Scott Dorsey Go to last post
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Cylinder order for 2009 Mazda CX7 by AK[_2_]
I recently had an ignition coil replaced on cylinder #2 on my 2009 Mazda CX7. I found that it is a fairly simple job. I need to find out how the cylinders are ordered. I have found a very wide range of prices for those coils. From $70 for one to $50 for four. Surely the quality can't be the...
November 6th 20 04:15 PM
by AK[_2_] Go to last post
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Why do horns in small cars sound so weak and small? by butler mike
On Friday, September 24, 1993 at 10:56:37 AM UTC-4, Don T. Borowski wrote: > John R Laplante ) wrote: > : > : Big cars have horns that make 'big sounds.' Loud. Full. > : Small cars have horns that make 'small sounds.' "tinny." "beep beep". > : > : I thought of...
October 28th 20 01:17 AM
by Scott Dorsey Go to last post
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