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1983-1987 FORD F-250 / F-350 DIESEL TRUCK
from 2023 in ( education / research / tech / auto )

If you want a reliable diesel truck, this guy says these are extremely easy to work on and reliable.It's mentioned as the last of four diesel trucks to buy in this video.The 250 is a 3/4 ton and the 350 is a 1 ton. There's a huge difference with the 1 ton being a dually (4 rear wheels) and towing capacity.In my opinion, the idea... read more

OUR CARS
from 2022 in ( life / travel / transportation / auto )

Those who read my last story know I drive a Ford Escape. I love it but need to trade it in soon. The transmission shudders a bit at certain speeds, certain RPMs. I need to sell it before the transmission fails. It's got about 125K, 75K of which I put on it after I bought it used. I'm thinking of replacing it with the slightly larger Ford... read more

NEW CARS DESIGNED TO FALL APART
from 2022 in ( life / help / transportation / auto )

Plastic engine parts.Stop spending $20K on plastic! CAR WIZARD shows how this '95 Lexus LS400 is the perfect car. Prices on cars have gone through the roof, and they are mostly made out of brittle plastic pieces that won't last past your auto loan. You won't believe how many miles it has and how l... read more

EMISSIONS TEST
from 2020 in ( culture / humor / transportation / auto )

/images/emissions-convo.webp A mostly one-way text conversation (click image) I had with my wife yesterday while she worked and I tried to get her car emissions tested. I was laughing at my own situation a... read more

THE TRUTH ABOUT ELECTRIC CARS
from 2020 in ( education / research / transportation / auto )

AnonymousSee projectavalon.net/forum4/showthread.php?106383-Electric-CarsElectric-Cars... At a neighbourhood BBQ I was talking to a neighbour, a BC Hydro executive. I asked him how that renewable thing was doing. He laughed, then got serious. If you really intend to adopt... read more

SCOTTY KILMER EXPLAINS NEW CAR REPAIR
from 2019 in ( life / help / transportation / auto )

You probably can't fix it yourself, and your mechanic might not be able to, either. Almost a metaphor for our times. See youtu.be/3zL7P-etsDI?t3Scotty Kilmer explains new car repair . By the way, this guy's great. In various places he says: Honda makes the best engines but Toyota makes the best c... read more

TOO FUNNY
from 2017 in ( culture / humor / transportation / auto )

This is too funny not to share. Almost every driver has been there -- when parking in a large lot or garage, it can be easy to misplace a car.But while most drivers locate their cars after a frustrating few minutes, one German man has been searching...See metro... read more

WIFE'S JETTA
from 2017 in ( culture / humor / transportation / auto )

Driving wife's Jetta while my car gets serviced. I called it a piece of $h! while I tried to climb out. Its door hit me in the forehead during the struggle.So, I guess we're even.... read more

IF YOUR BRAKES GO OUT
from 2017 in ( life / help / advice / auto )

If your brakes ever go out, just shift into Park. Better to ruin the transmission than to die! You're welcome!Don't ask. :)... read more

SHAKING WHILE BRAKING
from 2013 in ( life / help / transportation / auto )

Three and a half hours in the titlePep Boys hrefpepboys.comPep Boys waiting room is always time well-spent, wouldn't you agree? :) I'm home now, appreciating the comfort of my office chair, but Pep Boys seriously needs to consider putting more comfortable seats in their waiting area. I did g... read more

AUTO REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE ESTIMATES
from 2012 in ( life / help / transportation / auto )

We hear this is a good website to estimate how much a car repair should cost. : repairpal.com/Auto Repair and Maintenance Estimates Auto Shop and Mechanic Ratings : RepairPal .RepairPal inde... read more

HOW TO REPLACE A HEADLIGHT BULB IN A HONDA ACCORD
from 2011 in ( life / help / transportation / auto )

ehow.com/how-4519985-replace-headlight-bulb-honda-accord.htmlHow to Replace a Headlight Bulb in a honda.com/ honda.com/Honda Accord I just followed their instructions to fix my wife's headlight (after she got pulled o... read more

NEW MP3 PLAYER FOR MY CAR
from 2010 in ( culture / music / tech / auto )

I am now the proud owner of this amazon.com/dp/B0018P7WZ2/refox-ya-oh-productvery cool device, here . Thanks to Heather and Brady for the suggestion!You might also like /pages/all-time-favorite-songs/All-Time Favorite Songs , /pages/favorite-songs/Current Favorite Song... read more

A DAY WITHOUT MY CAR
from 2009 in ( culture / humor / transportation / auto )

I'm just testing this download.live.com/writerWindows Live Writer software. UPDATE: There's now a newer, openlivewriter.org/open-source version here. It was a dark and stormy night ... No, it was an unusually cold day ... yeah, that's it ... for the fir... read more


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