With miles on my ' Ford Explorer I've reluctantly decided...

08.01.2003

With miles on my ' Ford Explorer I've reluctantly decided it's time to take the plunge and start shopping for a new car As a traveling insurance salesman in LA not the city -- Lower Alabama I spend thousands of...

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' Ford Explorer I've reluctantly decided it's time to take...

08.01.2003

' Ford Explorer I've reluctantly decided it's time to take the plunge and start shopping for a new car As a traveling insurance salesman in LA not the city -- Lower Alabama I spend thousands of hours in the driver's...

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I have been lusting after a convertible for a number...

08.01.2003

I have been lusting after a convertible for a number of years and recently found the car of my dreams a Saab turbo convertible It has a driver's-side air bag and anti-lock brakes However my know-it-all friend claims that all...

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A neighbor asked me -- as the neighborhood fix-it guy...

08.01.2003

A neighbor asked me -- as the neighborhood fix-it guy -- to repair the torn-up carpet in the back of her car In the process of putting some screws with washers around and through the floor of the car I...

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My husband is one of the smartest people I know...

08.01.2003

My husband is one of the smartest people I know He can also be one of the biggest knuckleheads if given the chance When my husband is done washing the car he will then open the hood and run the...

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I have a VW Golf T which I have enjoyed...

08.01.2003

I have a VW Golf T which I have enjoyed owning -- except when I have taken it to the shop for brake pads When I brought it in at miles the dealer told me that I needed not only...

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I haven't bought a used car since when my mechanic...

08.01.2003

I haven't bought a used car since when my mechanic dad helped me buy a Nova Here's my question I want to have my choice vetted by my own mechanic before the sale is final What are the logistics of...

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What is the formula on the gas pump all about...

08.01.2003

What is the formula on the gas pump all about R M -- what's the R What's the M -- James TOM It's all about octane James Octane is a hydrocarbon that when burned in an engine has a very...

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I have a Nissan Maxima that my wife took to...

08.01.2003

I have a Nissan Maxima that my wife took to the dealer for a -mile checkup The mechanic changed the oil rotated the tires and balanced the wheels My question is Is it necessary to rebalance the wheels each time...

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I have a Lexus RX I am out of the...

08.01.2003

I have a Lexus RX I am out of the country most of the year so I don't generate the miles necessary to require an oil change However my owner's manual suggests that the oil be changed every year anyway...

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I have a Lexus RX I am out of the...

08.01.2003

I have a Lexus RX I am out of the country most of the year so I don't generate the miles necessary to require an oil change However my owner's manual suggests that the oil be changed every year anyway...

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