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News/Other Stuff

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Reader Question: 1965 vs. Now?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Dave asks: I've been looking online at new Explorers. Engines range from 2.3 liters - the same one in my Topaz - to...

Reader Question: Automated EVs on I-80?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Ray asks: I recently traveled from Sacramento to Iowa. On my trip east, I-80 was closed for most of one day starting at...

Reader Question: “Alcohol-Related”?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  John asks: I have heard the statement, "almost half of traffic deaths involve alcohol."  A state AGW once told me that the term...

Reader Question: Bennies of Using Synthetic?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Rob asks: My wife took my car in for an oil change and they put Valvoline advanced full synthetic 0W20 in my 2012...

Reader Question: EV Battery Corrosion?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Brazos asks: What stops or prevents the array of batteries in EVs from getting covered in typical battery corrosion (CuSO4) like our combustion...

Reader Question: Smooth Patriot?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Oskar asks: I have a jeep Patriot with the 2.4 liter Tiger Shark 4 cylinder engine. These engines regularly run over 200,000 miles...

Reader Question: Loose Lugs?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Fran asks: The other day, I noticed that two (out of five) of the lug nuts on my car had fallen off.  One...

Stickers, Buttons, Coasters or Magnets?

Just a quick note to advise everyone that you can now request any of the above when you support the site with a donation of $20 or more (or a $10...

Reader Question: Untrackable Car?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! John asks: What's the best modern car that's untrackable and cannot be manipulated via an onboard Onstar or equivalent system? Is there a...

Reader Question: Seatbelts, Part II?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! David asks: Can you do a part two on your piece about seta belts? It should explain how the parasitical industry, also know...
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