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Why aren't cars using better gear ratios for better gas mileage...or are they?

12.01.1996

Since everyone is complaining about cars getting poorer gas mileage with the recent raising of speed limits why don't manufacturers start using better gear ratios in cars so the engines are turning slower while the cars go faster -- Frank...

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Is the clutch pedal really unnecessary when shifting?!

12.01.1996

Ranger that I use for delivering this newspaper I often allow my friend Vinnie to drive it I noticed that he does not use the clutch pedal when he drives He says that it is unnecessary When I asked some...

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Is it a problem that most luxury cars haven't yet implemented front-wheel drive technology?

12.01.1996

I am starting to shop for a luxury automobile For the past years I have owned front-wheel-drive cars All the major luxury brands now have old rear-wheel-drive technology My understanding is that FWD is the better technology both for saving...

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Stalling in the rain...caused by any number of things.

12.01.1996

in good condition But after it sits in a large downpour it stalls suddenly in traffic Now I don't drive it after a rainstorm Do you know what my problem may be Thank you -- Mary RAY Did Oldsmobile sell...

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