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Tips for buying a car with 60k "highway miles".

01.01.1993

I know that one year to a human is like seven years to a dog But how many highway miles equal a city mile A local used car dealer has several Dodge Dynasty fleet cars for sale all with about...

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Why are blower motors "factory sealed"?

01.01.1993

What is meant by a factory sealed heater motor My problem started in December when I heard noises from the heater I was told by my gas station that it was the heater motor but that it is factory sealed...

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Is it safe to roadtrip in a car with a wheel that bounces like a basketball?

01.01.1993

I recently drove my girlfriend's sister's car from Seattle Washington to Salem Oregon as a favor I would have found some way to back out if I had known what I was getting into the car was a bomb Although...

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Is it possible to install a kill switch on my Tercel?

12.01.1992

I used to have a VW Bug My brother installed a cut off switch in it to ground out the ignition to make the car harder to hotwire I recently traded that car in for a two-door four speed Toyota...

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