My son was driving his Mitsubishi Eclipse on the highway...

11.01.2003

My son was driving his Mitsubishi Eclipse on the highway when the engine failed catastrophically The oil filter blew off and oil spewed all over the highway He had it towed to the nearest dealer who insists it should not...

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As a biologist I drive off-road throughout the United States...

11.01.2003

As a biologist I drive off-road throughout the United States and Mexico My four-wheel-drive Toyota Tacoma gets terrible mileage but I have a motorcycle for my everyday non-work vehicle so the mileage isn't a daily concern However in a moment...

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My girlfriend who lives in Maine insists that her all-wheel-drive...

11.01.2003

My girlfriend who lives in Maine insists that her all-wheel-drive Subaru is safer in the snow than my Buick LeSabre with front-wheel drive I maintain that my Buick has anti-lock brakes which makes it safer than her car Who is...

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My company recently moved and I now have to drive...

11.01.2003

My company recently moved and I now have to drive a hilly highway every day The drive is pleasant no traffic but my Honda Civic has a very hard time with the hills I find I have to downshift to...

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A friend was recently in an automobile accident when her...

11.01.2003

A friend was recently in an automobile accident when her accelerator pedal stuck on the Ford she was driving It made me think about what a person should do in that circumstance to stop the car in a safe manner...

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I have a new Acura MDX with a display that...

11.01.2003

I have a new Acura MDX with a display that shows the average mileage I get per gallon The computer can evidently drive the car more efficiently than I can because I get the best mileage when using cruise control...

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I have a Honda Accord with miles When I run...

11.01.2003

I have a Honda Accord with miles When I run the air conditioning condensation quickly builds up in the ventilation system and drips water onto the floor mats and feet of both driver and passenger I'm guessing there is a...

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I'm an Army warrant officer in northern Iraq as part...

11.01.2003

I'm an Army warrant officer in northern Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom All of my colleagues want the usual Iraqi Army war trophies bayonets helmets protective masks etc Well I thought of something more original I want to...

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