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Forum: Technology April 15th 18, 09:58 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Retired
Testing Brake Fluid

On 4/15/18 2:50 PM, wrote:
> If you use the battery, chassis of the car, or master brake cylinder as an electrode, that is very problematic. You have voltages created by...
Forum: Technology January 2nd 18, 05:14 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 32
Views: 122
Posted By Retired
How long can a popping CV joint last?

On 1/2/18 1:39 AM, The Real Bev wrote:

I wonder how laying heavy chain
> (keep 20 feet or so of it in your trunk) down in front of a tire would
> work. Zigzaggy, not straight out.
>

>

When we...
Forum: Technology December 18th 17, 02:28 AM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By Retired
difference between the 168 and 194 bulbs? marker lamp

On 12/17/17 7:06 PM, wrote:
> Thank You!
>...
Forum: Technology December 10th 17, 03:19 AM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 62
Posted By Retired
Kumho tires

On 12/9/17 10:09 PM, wrote:
> I bought new about eight years ago for my 1983 Dodge B250 van. I had the van in storage for almost two years. Last week when I drove the van I...
Forum: Technology October 15th 17, 07:53 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By Retired
Directional And Asymmetrical Tire Designation(s)

On 10/15/17 1:51 PM, Bob wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On a tire that is both Asymmetrical and Directional, how would they
> likely be marked for mounting ?
>
> Just a simple arrow showing rotational direction...
Forum: Technology October 1st 17, 07:19 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By Retired
Tire Wear Question ?

On 10/1/17 12:47 PM, Bob wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Have a 2009 Buick LaCrosse.
>
> Using Michelin all-season tires; do not change them
> out over the summer.
> About 40-50 K onĀ* them now.
>
> I noticed...
Forum: Technology September 27th 17, 07:48 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By Retired
Catalytic converter

On 9/27/17 1:56 PM, Molly Brown wrote:
> Thank you for the information.
> Unfortunately Rockaway Recycling is located in New Jersey.
> In order to sell it to them I would have to cut out my catalytic...
Forum: Technology September 27th 17, 06:21 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By Retired
Catalytic converter

On 9/27/17 1:02 PM, Molly Brown wrote:
> I live in Southern California. I replaced the catalytic converters on my truck and have been looking for a place to sell the old ones to compensate my cost of...
Forum: Technology July 17th 17, 05:39 PM Posted to alt.home.repair,rec.autos.tech
Replies: 40
Views: 502
Posted By Retired
Do the Toyota Camry headlight polishers actually work well?

On 7/17/17 12:15 PM, Oren wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:16:15 -0000 (UTC), "Danny D."
> > wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:11:15 -0700, Oren wrote:
>>
>>> Danny,
>>>
>>>...
Forum: Technology July 17th 17, 03:04 AM Posted to alt.home.repair,rec.autos.tech
Replies: 40
Views: 502
Posted By Retired
Do the Toyota Camry headlight polishers actually work well?

On 7/16/17 8:07 PM, Danny D. wrote:
> Overall, do those yellowed polycarbonate headlight deoxidizing
> chemicals or
> 1600-grit polishing solutions actually work well enough to be
>...
Forum: Technology July 5th 17, 04:33 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech,alt.home.repair
Replies: 16
Views: 130
Posted By Retired
Warning, don't pour

On 7/5/17 10:45 AM, micky wrote:
> Warning, never pour fuel... into the throttle body air inlet opening in
> an attempt to start your car. Could result in flash fire..."
>
> I did this 2 or 3 times...
Forum: Technology May 26th 17, 03:00 AM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 25
Views: 298
Posted By Retired
2004 Jeep Liberty

On 5/25/17 9:49 PM, Michael wrote:
> On Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:48:41 PM UTC-5, Michael wrote:
>> On Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:33:57 AM UTC-5, Steve W. wrote:
>>> Michael wrote:
>>>> On...
Forum: Technology May 23rd 17, 08:53 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 25
Views: 298
Posted By Retired
2004 Jeep Liberty

On 5/23/17 3:29 PM, Michael wrote:
> On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 5:44:58 PM UTC-5, Michael wrote:
>> On Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 1:12:11 AM UTC-5, Steve W. wrote:
>>> Michael wrote:
>>>> I have a...
Forum: Technology August 25th 16, 05:46 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By Retired
From OP: New Battery And State Inspection Question, Please

On 8/25/16 12:12 PM, Bob wrote:
> Thanks for replies.
> Much appreciated.
>
> Retired: Don't understand the page 5 graph you suggested
> Could you explain it, please ?
>
> And, the basic...
Forum: Technology August 25th 16, 04:27 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By Retired
New Battery And State Inspection Question, Please

On 8/25/16 10:03 AM, Bob wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Had a new battery installed yesterday.
>
> Today, I went for a state inspection sticker, and they told me that
> they couldn't do the inspection due to...
Forum: Technology July 18th 16, 06:21 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By Retired
Sunshade Color

On 7/18/16 7:51 AM, J.B. Wood wrote:
> Hello, all. I've had one of those inexpensive (foil on cardboard)
> windshield sunshades for quite some time and I've never
> understood why one side is...
Forum: Technology March 25th 16, 09:00 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By Retired
Mobil 3309 transaxle fluid - more

On 3/25/16 4:38 PM, Retired wrote:
>
>>
>> I got a fluid transfer pump.
>>
>> Got out 2.5 quarts.
>>
>> Will repeat 2 more times a month apart.
>>
>> Andy
Forum: Technology March 25th 16, 08:38 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By Retired
Mobil 3309 transaxle fluid

>
> I got a fluid transfer pump.
>
> Got out 2.5 quarts.
>
> Will repeat 2 more times a month apart.
>
> Andy

A Volvo dealership I worked at did tranny flushes by disconnecting one
Forum: Technology March 16th 16, 05:59 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Retired
Interchange

On 3/16/16 1:27 PM, Jc Maxwell wrote:
> On Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 4:34:09 PM UTC-6, Percival P. Cassidy wrote:
>> On 03/14/2016 11:29 AM, Cole Harren wrote:
>>
>>> Is Mazda and mitsubishi...
Forum: Technology February 5th 16, 09:39 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By Retired
"Your car doesn't HAVE a pcv valve"

On 2/5/16 2:14 PM, AMuzi wrote:
> On 2/5/2016 1:03 PM, geo pearl wrote:
>> I drove into the local Jiffy Lube today to
>> get my car serviced. Since it had 101,000
>> miles on it, I thought I'd get...
Forum: Technology August 30th 15, 05:29 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Retired
Did Buick make a 3.1L V6 for 2002 LeSabre?

On 8/30/15 11:56 AM, wrote:
> Good morning, We're searching for a first car for my daughter and
> stumbled on a 2002 LeSabre Ltd. with 50k miles. Surprisingly, for
> a teenager,...
Forum: Technology May 17th 15, 07:42 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By Retired
Removing Pine Tar and Bird doo: What to use ?

On 5/17/15 1:44 PM, Bob wrote:
> Hello,
>
> New Subaru Outback, 2015
> Twilight Blue Metallic.
>
> Car is left outside, so has accumulated a fair amount of bird-doo, and
> also resin from trees. ...
Forum: Technology April 6th 15, 08:20 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Retired
checking coolant by specific gravity?

On 4/6/15 4:18 AM, wrote:
> I had a used engine fitted and the greasemonkey's invoice includes
> $100 for radiator coolant. But I think he has used the cheapest
> classic car...
Forum: Technology April 4th 15, 05:36 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Retired
Engine Oil

On 4/3/15 11:42 PM, species8350 wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have 10W/40 Enhanced Mineral Oil in the sump of my Pug 205 1.6 GTI.
>
> Will 10W/40 Semi Synthetic Oil be compatible with the existing oil?
>
>...
Forum: Technology January 6th 15, 09:49 PM Posted to rec.autos.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Retired
Tire Question ?

On 1/6/15 3:59 PM, AMuzi wrote:
> On 1/6/2015 11:46 AM, Bob wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> My new 2014 Subaru Outback came with Bridgestone Dueler oem
>> tires.
>> 225/65-17
>>
>> I want to replace them with...
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