I continue to see ads for battery chargers and battery...

04.01.2002

I continue to see ads for battery chargers and battery jumpers that operate through cars' cigarette lighters instead of the battery terminals I have never tried one because I'm concerned that too many amps would be flowing through the lighter...

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I have a four-door Jeep Cherokee and I'm worried that...

04.01.2002

I have a four-door Jeep Cherokee and I'm worried that the low rear seat which doesn't have headrests might be dangerous in an accident I noticed this when my son recently went from being in a child seat which extended...

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During a safety meeting at my workplace we were discussing...

04.01.2002

During a safety meeting at my workplace we were discussing tires and driving in the snow Several folks suggested that you could get better traction in the snow by letting some of the air out of your tires I disagreed...

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I have a question about horizontally opposed or boxer engines...

04.01.2002

I have a question about horizontally opposed or boxer engines To the best of my knowledge only Porsche and Subaru use this type of engine design now Subaru goes so far as to point out the advantages of this design...

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I have become very interested in someone and I'm trying...

04.01.2002

I have become very interested in someone and I'm trying to decide if I should ask him out or not I noticed that he drives a Subaru Forester and I cannot figure out what that says about the kind of...

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With the recent economic downturn and less work to do...

04.01.2002

With the recent economic downturn and less work to do my co-workers and I have found ourselves sitting around our cubicles wondering about various trivial matters Today an argument erupted between myself and Scott in the cubicle next to mine...

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I have been a do-it-yourselfer for many years now None...

04.01.2002

I have been a do-it-yourselfer for many years now None of the cars I presently own has anti-lock brakes But I will have to buy a new car soon and most of the cars I am considering come with ABS...

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My son who owns his own car seems to take...

04.01.2002

My son who owns his own car seems to take pleasure in showing off the power of his engine by spinning his wheels upon takeoff He says it's harmless fun I say he is burning rubber and costing himself money...

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I read your article about the study you did in...

04.01.2002

I read your article about the study you did in which dealers charged more for the same repairs than independent shops But I have a question I have a competent mechanic who I have used on my vehicles for years...

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Usually your advice and comments are not only scintillating but...

04.01.2002

Usually your advice and comments are not only scintillating but also accurate Alas I am forced to come to the defense of the poor father-in-law you wrote about a few weeks ago He wanted to know if his cruise control...

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I have miles on my Saturn and I've always been...

04.01.2002

I have miles on my Saturn and I've always been happy with the dealer's service I've had all of my maintenance done on schedule and now I find that I'm putting in about quarts of oil between changes possibly more...

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