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My friends and I are arguing about what is best...

08.01.1994

My friends and I are arguing about what is best to prevent wear and tear on the car's brakes whether to come to a stop very gradually over a longer distance or to stop more suddenly but firmly We appreciate...

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I have an ' Toyota Celica GTS I have been...

08.01.1994

I have an ' Toyota Celica GTS I have been told by three different mechanics that even if I put snow tires on the car my car will still not perform satisfactorily in the snow because the car is too...

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Maybe you can satisfy my curiosity on a matter that...

08.01.1994

Maybe you can satisfy my curiosity on a matter that I have occasionally pondered over the last quarter-century It concerns GM's practice of providing one key that operates the ignition only and a second key that operates the doors glove...

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I enjoyed your pamphlet on ten ways you may be...

08.01.1994

I enjoyed your pamphlet on ten ways you may be ruining your car without knowing it I'm guilty of all of them Here's another habit I'm worried about How much damage does it do to your car to start it...

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I am a high school student We recently got an...

08.01.1994

I am a high school student We recently got an Caprice Classic in our school shop with a dome light problem This has one of those delay lights when you close the door this light will stay on until you...

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Why do so many men step on the gas right as they turn the engine off?

08.01.1994

Being as you are males of the species AND you know a heck of a lot about cars perhaps you can explain why menfolk tend to give their cars a burst of gas as they turn them off Should I...

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Where does all the rubber go that wears off our tires?

08.01.1994

According to the book Simple Things You Can Do To Save The Earth every two weeks Americans wear almost million pounds of rubber off their tires enough to make more than three million new tires from scratch Now I dodge...

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I have a Mustang convertible with a six cylinder engine...

07.01.1994

I have a Mustang convertible with a six cylinder engine Everytime I turn on the defroster to clear the windshield the compressor comes on and the engine idles much faster which makes it dangerous on slick streets How do I...

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arrived in the same envelope and we thought you'd want...

07.01.1994

arrived in the same envelope and we thought you'd want to see both of them we love these little lover's spats Dear Tom and Ray I usually drive between and mph and I keep my Toyota Tercel in third gear...

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I have an old style battery in my Bonneville When...

07.01.1994

I have an old style battery in my Bonneville When it needs water would it be of any benefit to add leftover battery acid from another battery instead of distilled water Wally RAY Gee Wally This is one of the...

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