Is that $129 engine flushing service really necessary?

04.01.2000

While having my Toyota Camry miles serviced recently the service technician handed me a brochure and told me it was time to have my engine flushed to the tune of by something called the Bilstein R- Engine Flush System I...

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I'm considering some modifcations to my engine to get more horsepower. Good idea?

04.01.2000

Earlier this year I purchased a new Dodge Dakota Sport pickup with the liter V- Magnum engine and five-speed transmission I would like to make some minor modifications to the engine to increase the horsepower but I'm not sure if...

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Which is a more effective defroster: recirculated air or fresh air?

04.01.2000

As soon as winter arrived my sweet wife and I started our yearly battle over running the defroster Do you recirculate the air within the car or allow that fresh freezing outside air to come in She claims the outside...

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Have you heard of a problem with Ford Explorer alloy wheels coming off?

04.01.2000

This is the craziest thing I've ever experienced Two months ago I had the rear tires replaced on my ' Ford Explorer Two days ago the vehicle was wandering all over the road I thought I had serious alignment problems...

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Is there a way to fix my damaged oil pan without removing the engine?

04.01.2000

I have a problem with an oil pan on a Chevy S- pickup It's a liter V- with two-wheel drive and miles on it The side of the pan above the drain plug has a crack that seeps a little...

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Worst Car of the Millenium: the results are in!!

04.01.2000

been counted RAY Today we present the results of our Worst Car of the Millennium contest TOM We asked our newspaper readers and radio listeners to nominate cars for this prestigious dishonor and we got thousands and thousands of suggestions...

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Any thoughts on whether it's too early for me to consider buying a hybrid?

04.01.2000

Being the crunchy granola bicycle-riding tree-hugging kind of person I am I'm considering one of the new gasoline electric hybrid cars that are coming out Do you have an opinion on these hybrids and on the idea of purchasing a...

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Does a car last longer if you use premium gas instead of regular?

04.01.2000

I was wondering if a car lasts longer with premium gas instead of regular unleaded If I use regular unleaded instead will the car die faster My car is a Pontiac Bonneville -- Emily RAY The only way premium gas...

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Is it possible to install one of those old foot-operated dimmer switches in a modern car?

04.01.2000

I got my first driver's license in New York City in so I've been driving for a while In those years cars were heavy and primitive but they all had one feature in common that I miss a foot-operated dimmer...

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