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Will Water Harm the Power-Steering System?

01.12.2017

Craig goofed and added some water to his power steering system. Flushing it is easy--and might be worth putting on video.

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Buying An EV? Here Is How Your Electric Bill Will Change

01.11.2017

If you’re buying an EV, it is easy to predict how much electricity you will use and how much it will cost you. Here are the facts.

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CRAIGSLIST FIND: Subaru-VW Beetle Hybrid Answers the Question No One Asked

01.11.2017

Are you tired of driving a car that matches front-to-back? Have you grown weary of the workaday drudgery of cohesive design? Do you hate logic? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then your car has arrived.

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CRAIGSLIST FINDS: Cars Of The Year – Where Are They Now?

01.11.2017

Auto show season means it’s also the time when the Cars of the Year are awarded. Motor Trend is of course the best known.

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