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I am a high school student We recently got an...

08.01.1994

I am a high school student We recently got an Caprice Classic in our school shop with a dome light problem This has one of those delay lights when you close the door this light will stay on until you...

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What is a Ford "long block" engine, and does "remanufactured" mean the same thing as "rebuilt"?

08.01.1994

I had an engine replaced under my Ford warranty on my Escort wagon They told me I was getting a long block which they said was a new engine The engine arrived in a crate but I see on the...

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Why do so many men step on the gas right as they turn the engine off?

08.01.1994

Being as you are males of the species AND you know a heck of a lot about cars perhaps you can explain why menfolk tend to give their cars a burst of gas as they turn them off Should I...

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Where does all the rubber go that wears off our tires?

08.01.1994

According to the book Simple Things You Can Do To Save The Earth every two weeks Americans wear almost million pounds of rubber off their tires enough to make more than three million new tires from...

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Since I entered graduate school in California my two dogs...

08.01.1994

Since I entered graduate school in California my two dogs have been homesick for the mountains of Nevada near Lake Tahoe I told my dad I would give him my miles Subaru if he would also take the two...

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I'm very confused about motor oil For instance there are...

08.01.1994

I'm very confused about motor oil For instance there are two-letter ratings on the sides of the container Some say SG and some say SH What do they mean Thanks Lewis TOM The ratings are performance...

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I've heard you mention your mediocre book from time to...

08.01.1994

I've heard you mention your mediocre book from time to time How do I get my hands on one Lang RAY Well the first place I'd check is one of those cent bargain bins I think that's where most of...

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If you could have any car, new or old, what would it be?

08.01.1994

If you could have any car new or old what would it be Rich TOM It would be a black AMC Ambassador convertible to replace the one my brother crushed one day when I wasn't looking I called that car...

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My friends and I are arguing about what is best...

08.01.1994

My friends and I are arguing about what is best to prevent wear and tear on the car's brakes whether to come to a stop very gradually over a longer distance or to stop more suddenly but firmly We...

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Last summer while on a trip my Buick LeSabre with...

08.01.1994

Last summer while on a trip my Buick LeSabre with miles overheated due to the radiator being clogged Replacement of the radiator solved the problem I annually drain flush and replace the antifreeze...

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