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Adjust headlight by Andy
My mechanic adjusted one of my headlights because it was out of alignment due to some body work to my right fender. However, only the up/down is adjustable. I wonder why the right/left is not adjustable? I seem to recall in the 70s where both adjustment could be made. Andy
Today 02:35 PM
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Help - 450SL Hard starter by [email protected]
Em terça-feira, 3 de outubro de 2000 04:00:00 UTC-3, RD Thompson escreveu: > I have a Mercedes '78 450SL with CIS fuel injection that has spent > more time sitting than driving (which is part of the problem, I > presume). > > Anyway, my problem is hard starting when it is hot. When the car is >...
Yesterday 10:34 PM
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Torque Wrench Safety Question by [email protected]
I recently bought a torque wrench - the modern shaft collar design, 20-150ft lb torque, and the appropriate size six point sockets for the lugnuts on mine and my wife's cars. I recently loosened and re-torqued my wife's wheel lugnuts to spec, or maybe 1lb over, but what was really scary was how...
May 30th 20 03:23 AM
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3.3L Chrysler V6? by [email protected]
On Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at 6:42:21 PM UTC-4, the fly wrote: > Looking at buying a new car while I can get 5 yrs. at no interest. > Does anyone have much experience with the Chrysler 3.3L V6 used in the > mini vans? (Town & Country, Caravan, etc). > Any reliability or serviceability...
May 24th 20 03:37 AM
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hI aLL! what lateral g-force can old cars achieve? by longtrennguoi
A modern vanilla sedan can do 0.9 g, maybe more with good tyres. I saw a video on Youtube of some guy fitting a triangulated 4-link suspension to some chrome-bumper car, and managed to get 0.52 g on cornering, which seems rather poor. Must have had sh*t tyres. Sorry, I haven't been able to find it...
May 23rd 20 05:25 AM
by Xeno Go to last post
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May 22nd 20 06:03 PM
by Steve W.[_6_] Go to last post
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does anybody besides Audi use the trapezoidal rear suspension? by [email protected]
I stopped to help a little old lady with a flat tyre. She was driving an Audi, and I found the independent rear suspension to be quite interesting. Searching, I can only find SEAT (also part of VW) with it. But theirs (on FWD ****box) looks like a cheaper implementation of the Audi setup.
May 16th 20 11:54 AM
by Xeno Go to last post
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Roof problems on renault megane cabriolet by Karmann[_1_]
I have a 2002 megane cabriolet, had a flat battery on Monday and had to manually close it. Now the hatch on the boot won't open again electrically to be able to open the roof. Renault say once the manual strap is back in it should open. Any ideas anyone?
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May 14th 20 02:29 PM
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helicopter sound while driving with one window open by jeff
finally someone explains why it happens https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/a32460202/toyota-supra-windows-down-bad/
May 13th 20 11:16 PM
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how to use this battery charger- BRADEX by [email protected]
The charger will show a very low rate on the meter. When it stop dropping for a couple of hours that is when you know the battery is fully charged. I have a 20 year old Bradex 4amp charger which I use on the low setting. It still charges the big battery on a 2,2 crd Pt Cruiser very well but...
May 8th 20 01:43 AM
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Motor is wheezing, as if it's breathing - why? by Arlen Holder[_4_]
It's a Honda lawnmower I'm asking about, which is about 10 years old, but which runs fine most of the time. I replaced the plug, ran a tank of fresh gas, and cleaned the filter, and yet, it "wheezes" like it's breathing, normal rpm, and then slower rpm and then normal rpm and then slower rpm and...
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May 7th 20 11:09 PM
by Arlen Holder[_4_] Go to last post
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What exactly does cold pressure mean? by Tom Adams
I help maintain a Ford E350 used for a vanpool. The door panel spec says that the rear tires require 80 psi. The sidewall specs on the rear tires say that the maximum pressure is 80 psi. So, what does cold pressure mean exactly? If I check the tires on a cold morning (say 35 degrees) I will end...
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May 7th 20 12:41 AM
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69 Manx sputtering by [email protected]
I have a 69 Manx with a fresh 1915cc that I built last year. So when the engine was built I used an empi progressive carb and I can’t install the heat risers because my exhaust doesn’t have the port for them. I believe that my sputter may be caused by condensation building up. How can I get...
May 6th 20 07:33 PM
by Scott Dorsey Go to last post
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Strangest Tire Question EVERRR... by [email protected]
Strangest Tire Question EVERRR... Has anyone ever calculated or estimated the area, in square inches/square cm, of the *surface of the inside* of a tire? Does at least an average exist out there, for broad categories: passenger car, SUV-light truck, and commercial truck? Just curious, Thanks!
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May 5th 20 04:00 AM
by Arlen Holder[_4_] Go to last post
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What size nut goes onto a typical US passenger tire Schrader valve? by Leon Schneider
What size nut goes onto a typical US passenger tire Schrader valve? To insert the tire valve, I know there is a ridiculously cheap cross-type valve tool where you thread it on the outside of the tire valve to pull the tire valve through the hole in the wheel rim, but for emergency use I just...
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April 30th 20 07:05 PM
by Eli the Bearded Go to last post
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Kia cylinder numbering system by [email protected]
KIA 2008 Rondo 2.7 Liter V-6. Still trying to solve my P0302 (misfire cylinder 2) problem. Replaced the three easy spark plugs, erased the codes, car ran fine for about 5 minutes and then the code reappeared. BTW, I also switched the three coils hoping the problem would prove a bad...
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April 18th 20 12:04 AM
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How Tires are made by Arlen Holder[_3_]
This new video shows the many steps in making a car tire from scratch: o CAR TYRES | How It's Made (December 27, 2019), by Discovery UK <https://youtu.be/dLwsoM3WnuQ> The rubber sheets are shown being made he <https://youtu.be/dLwsoM3WnuQ?t=44> The polyester sheets are shown he ...
April 6th 20 02:10 AM
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Need help buying tires , 55 to 50 by micky
I usually just buy whatever the used tire store has, but I think he had trouble finding the size I need last time, so I looked online. This is for a 2005 Toyotal Solara SLE convertible. The current tire is 215/55R17, as recommended by the maker. Questions come to mind: 1) I once had 2...
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April 5th 20 12:36 PM
by micky Go to last post
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Setting Front Toe by [email protected]
Setting Front Toe: If, for vehicle ABC, front toe is specified as -0.02°(slighty out) to +0.08°(in), where would you set it?
April 4th 20 05:50 AM
by Arlen Holder[_3_] Go to last post
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yerf dog 4x2 rover chain problems by rjwylie
I also need help with my chain and tensioner. The rover I just bought didn't have the tensioner on it, so I ordered one and can't find any info on how to install it. My email is .
April 2nd 20 05:17 PM
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