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I have an ' Toyota Celica GTS I have been...

08.01.1994

I have an ' Toyota Celica GTS I have been told by three different mechanics that even if I put snow tires on the car my car will still not perform satisfactorily in the snow because the car is too...

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I have a Mustang convertible with a six cylinder engine...

07.01.1994

I have a Mustang convertible with a six cylinder engine Everytime I turn on the defroster to clear the windshield the compressor comes on and the engine idles much faster which makes it dangerous on...

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arrived in the same envelope and we thought you'd want...

07.01.1994

arrived in the same envelope and we thought you'd want to see both of them we love these little lover's spats Dear Tom and Ray I usually drive between and mph and I keep my Toyota Tercel in third...

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I have an old style battery in my Bonneville When...

07.01.1994

I have an old style battery in my Bonneville When it needs water would it be of any benefit to add leftover battery acid from another battery instead of distilled water Wally RAY Gee Wally This is...

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Recently on one of your radio shows you had a...

07.01.1994

Recently on one of your radio shows you had a young lady from Alaska with a Toyota Land Cruiser that had been in an accident and then handled funny As I recall she said it steered funny and that she...

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I am the proud owner of a Ford Crown Victoria...

07.01.1994

I am the proud owner of a Ford Crown Victoria which is approaching miles In the four years since I've purchased it I've never changed the oil I am using a Frantz Oil Filter in addition to the regular...

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I enjoy your column very much and read it right...

07.01.1994

I enjoy your column very much and read it right after the comics With regular leaded gas becoming scarce may we--my wife and I--use unleaded gas in our Datsun without harming the engine A plain yes...

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About a year ago I purchased a Ford F- pickup...

07.01.1994

About a year ago I purchased a Ford F- pickup from my local Ford dealer's used car lot The truck had about miles and a fuel injected V engine When I first saw the truck the engine compartment was...

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Do you think it's OK for me to put spark...

07.01.1994

Do you think it's OK for me to put spark plugs in my Chevy Caprice Classic My dealer says only he can do it without mixing up the cars computer Roger RAY Of course it's OK Roger He's worried that...

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Does anyone still make manual transmissions with "hill holders"?

07.01.1994

When I was young my Dad and I each owned Studebaker autos My last one was a All of them were standard transmission cars and all of them had as standard equipment a hill-holder This rather nice device...

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