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Converting drum brakes to disc brakes.

01.01.1993

I own a ' Ford Mustang that has the old drum brakes I need to convert the old brakes to disc brakes but I have not been able to find a mechanic who's willing to do the work Do you...

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Your wheel might be bent but if your front end is wiggling, get it checked out immediately.

01.01.1993

My Pontiac bought new has been a great car and currently has miles on it At miles it began to wiggle as if a tire or tires were out of balance New tires purchased with balancing and alignment didn't help...

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Accelerator pedal is howling, and we might know what's causing it!

01.01.1993

I have a Oldsmobile Regency Brougham When driving in a very heavy rain storm suddenly a loud roar howling sound is heard If I press down on the accelerator pedal the sound becomes louder but when I release pressure completely...

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Is "posi-traction" just another name for "limited slip differential"?

01.01.1993

I called two Chevy dealers and one four-wheel-drive specialist and got three different answers Then I talked with my boyfriend who happens to be very mechanically inclined and that was the icing on the cake of confusion I own a...

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Will a rebuilt engine that is too tight ever loosen up, or does it need another rebuild?

01.01.1993

I recently had my cubic inch Ford V totally rebuilt using sixty thousandths over sized pistons A new water pump and a new oversized heavy duty radiator were in stalled After installation there has been an unacceptable overheating problem The...

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Too short for your seatbelt? One reader has discovered a solution!

12.01.1992

I've seen several letters in your column recently from people whose shoulder belts cut across their necks When I bought my Ford pickup three years ago I had to figure out a way to strap in my five year old...

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Is there any difference between gasoline and oil in Canada and the United States?

12.01.1992

I have a Toyota Camry with a six cylinder engine I am anticipating touring Montreal and Quebec with my car and am wondering about the gasoline and oil in Canada I use premium octane gas and API grade S-G motor...

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Why would Mark's oil light flash only when the AC is on?

12.01.1992

In I was driving my VW GTI across the country I was moving so my car was packed At the time my car had about K on it I was driving on the interstate with the air conditioner running and...

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Is Maura's Land Cruiser seranading her, or is her clutch going out?

12.01.1992

You're not going to believe this but I can actually play jingle bells by tapping my gas pedal My gas pedal seems to control an annoying whistle coming from the engine of my ' Toyota Land Cruiser Speeding climbing hills...

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Why would towing something with my turbocharged Dodge Caravan void its warranty?

12.01.1992

I have a Dodge Caravan with a four cylinder turbocharged engine I read in the owner s manual that the warranty is void if you tow using a turbocharged engine Why is the warranty voided John RAY Because it is...

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