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To settle a small disagreement between my husband and me...

06.01.1992

To settle a small disagreement between my husband and me could you please give your advice on the following He uses both feet on the pedals of an automatic car I was taught it was dangerous to use your left...

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I recently purchased an ' Jeep Comanche pick up It's...

06.01.1992

I recently purchased an ' Jeep Comanche pick up It's wheel drive five speed straight six cylinder and has only miles on it Unbeknown to me at the time of purchase I am already the fourth or fifth owner Now...

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What is Fahrvergnugen No one we know has any idea...

06.01.1992

What is Fahrvergnugen No one we know has any idea including one who speaks German We're beginning to think it's a made-up word and doesn't mean anything Debbie RAY Farhvergnugen is the slogan Volkswagen started using in its advertisements a...

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Here's a question that perhaps you can answer I've spoken...

06.01.1992

Here's a question that perhaps you can answer I've spoken with several car salesmen who have yet to come up with an answer for me on this issue I don't think it's that difficult a question so I thought I'd...

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I own a GTSI Ferrari The speedometer needle is on...

06.01.1992

I own a GTSI Ferrari The speedometer needle is on mph when the car is stand ing still I've checked out the mileage on the interstate mile markers and it's exactly ten percent over The mileage shows on the odometer...

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What is de-carbonization?

05.01.1992

In a previous column you referred to de-carbonizing an engine What is de-carbonization Eleanor RAY De-carbonization is what happens when you leave the cap off the ginger-ale bottle over night Eleanor TOM Actually Eleanor it's a very good question If...

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Nitrogen v. air in tires...

05.01.1992

You two dispense a lot of hot air What is your opinion about using nitrogen instead of air in the tires of personal vehicles Bob TOM Well Bob I can tell you're a card carrying member of the Nitrogen Users...

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A clear case of a leaky carburetor.

05.01.1992

I'm having a problem with my Buick LeSabre If I let is sit for about a week without using it I have a hard time starting it I have to pump the gas many times and try several starts before...

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The proper way to use the clutch:

05.01.1992

I just learned to drive a standard transmission and appreciated your recent column on riding the clutch Could you please give more details concerning the proper time to use the clutch Being new to this I have started watching friends...

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An argument about blowouts...

05.01.1992

My buddy and I have an ongoing argument about blowouts I say a rear tire blowing is worse than a front tire blowing--assuming you have power steering and a hold on the steering wheel He says a front tire blowing...

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