Tag: lights

27 Posts

Feb 01, 2002

Do fog lights work?

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Do fog lights work Do they help you see through the fog or do they just light up the fog Are yellow fog lights better than clear fog lights Should they be mounted low on the vehicle to search forth...

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Apr 01, 2000

Is it possible to install one of those old foot-operated dimmer switches in a modern car?

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I got my first driver's license in New York City in so I've been driving for a while In those years cars were heavy and primitive but they all had one feature in common that I miss a foot-operated dimmer...

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May 01, 1998

What can I do to be alerted that my turn signals are still on, short of getting a hearing aid (not an option)?

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Do you know of any device that would alert someone that the directional lights are still blinking I have a hearing deficit please don't suggest a hearing aid and I know the blinking is annoying and perhaps dangerous to other...

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May 01, 1998

Is there a car part equivalent of the appendix?

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I'm a registered nurse and I have a question that is somewhat medical in origin The appendix is an organ that is believed to have once had a function but is now without purpose except as an income generator for...

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Jan 01, 1996

$35 to get my headlights adjusted. Really?

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I was quite shocked last week when I took my car in to have the headlights adjusted I went to an official headlight adjusting station and they quoted me a price of In my book that figures out to about...

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Nov 01, 1995

Blondes Prefer Red and Other Automotive Theories

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Patrick's wife has some pretty interesting theories about cars and drivers. Will Tom and Ray side with Patrick's wife? And what do women named "Donna" have to do with it? Find out right here.

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Jul 01, 1995

Readers weigh in on the historical significance of parking lights.

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You recently asked for readers ideas on why parking lights should still be on cars This will date me but all I can remember using parking lights for was at the drive-in movies My family would all go together and...

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Jul 01, 1995

And yet another parking light aficionado...

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Parking lights needed and justified or a relic from the past Both As defined in the SAE Society of Automotive Engineers in Surface Vehicle Standard J Parking lamps whether separate or combined with other lamps are located on both the...

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Mar 01, 1995

What purpose do parking lights serve?

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My sister and I are wondering about parking lights on automobiles why do cars have them The only time we ever see a car with parking lights on is during the twilight hours of the morning or early evening and...

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Aug 01, 1994

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

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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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