dedicated to Dan Gade a friend we didn't know we...

01.01.2002

dedicated to Dan Gade a friend we didn't know we had until we read this obituary by Sally Ryen in The Davis Calif Enterprise Dan Gade not only restored cars but he restored hearts as well Students and staff at...

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I am writing to ask your opinion about some advice...

01.01.2002

I am writing to ask your opinion about some advice my husband gave me I have a Subaru Legacy with miles I just had the brake pads and rotors replaced My husband insists that I have to break them in...

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I have a new -week-old Ford Focus with miles on...

01.01.2002

I have a new -week-old Ford Focus with miles on it My -year-old son was driving it alone at about mph and he decelerated quickly because he thought he missed his turn He is adamant that he didn't hit anything...

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Yesterday during my biannual car washing my -year-old squirted water...

01.01.2002

Yesterday during my biannual car washing my -year-old squirted water up the tailpipe I did not see her do this but I was alerted when she came around to the front and asked Would it be OK to get that...

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It gets a bit cold in the winter in Fairbanks...

01.01.2002

It gets a bit cold in the winter in Fairbanks Alaska and I have had an ongoing dispute with several wives and girlfriends about an important issue When a car has sat outside all night and one starts it in...

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I recently purchased a Mitsubishi Mirage The previous owner bragged...

01.01.2002

I recently purchased a Mitsubishi Mirage The previous owner bragged that he used only the best oil in it and he showed me an empty quart of Mobil synthetic oil to prove it I bought the car because it was...

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Please advise your readers Winter is here and I've heard...

01.01.2002

Please advise your readers Winter is here and I've heard this advice again Carry kitty litter in your car as a traction aid I assume the idiot giving this advice doesn't live in the North like I do With a...

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Please advise your readers Winter is here and I've heard...

01.01.2002

Please advise your readers Winter is here and I've heard this advice again Carry kitty litter in your car as a traction aid I assume the idiot giving this advice doesn't live in the North like I do With a...

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I'm years old and have a Mercury Marquis that will...

01.01.2002

I'm years old and have a Mercury Marquis that will probably be my last car so I would like to keep it looking nice I run it through the local car wash at least once a month and it has...

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Following the advice of my mechanic I recently refused to...

01.01.2002

Following the advice of my mechanic I recently refused to give someone a jump-start for fear of racking up another bill for a new alternator Was I a bad Samaritan or was I justified in leaving this guy stranded --...

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My Toyota T- 's air bag deployed while I was...

01.01.2002

My Toyota T- 's air bag deployed while I was parked in my garage with the motor running I had my seat belt on and I reached down to the passenger side took a small handicapped parking sign and put...

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Recently I was told by my mechanic that one should...

01.01.2002

Recently I was told by my mechanic that one should keep one's tire pressure within percent of the maximum stated on the tire What is your take on this -- Hank TOM My take is that I would take my...

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