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News/Other Stuff

News, general interest stuff

Latest Reader Qs (6/7/2017)

Here are the latest Reader Questions... StuckinSoCal asks: Curious if you might help me troubleshoot a Oil Pressure Concern that I have.  Have a Mod Hi Mileage (145K) Avalanche with the 5.3l V8,...

New Jersey “hero” uses Traffic Stops to Get “Dates”

A New Jersey state trooper was charged Wednesday with tampering with or falsifying records to cover improper stops of female drivers, according to the New Jersey Attorney General's Office. Eric Richardson, 31, of...

Video Review: 2017 Mercedes Metris Minivan

Here’s a quick walk-around of the 2017  Mercedes Metris minivan. It’s the only current minivan that’s rear-wheel-drive. Which means it’s the only minivan that can smoke the rear tires! If you like...

I Smashed My Camera

You may have noticed I have not included video rants with my last two reviews. It's because I got driven to an act of Bruce Banner-esque rage by the got-damned little Contour Roam SOB...

Reader Qs

Well, a reader Q. Christine asks:  The other day my car started making a noise like an aerosol can being sprayed.  It lasted for a couple of minutes and than stopped.  The car...

Frog Face Says Sayonara

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk said on Thursday he will leave White House advisory councils after Donald Trump said he would withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord. This is no...

Big Easy “hero” Arrested for Rape

Bradley Smith, a deputy with the Ouachita Parish Sheriffs Offices, was arrested and charged with felony third degree rape. The sheriff's office says Smith was fired as soon as he was...

‘Roid Raging “hero” Knocks Out Teen Girl’s Teeth

A teenage girl made the mistake of walking in between a "hero's" car and became the object of his 'roid-raging fury, which cost her a couple of teeth, among other injuries....

Problems With Ford’s Automated Manual Transmission…

Nearly 7,000 owners of Ford Fiestas and Focuses are suing Ford Motor Co. over defective automated manual "PowerShift" transmissions. The suit claims that 2012-16 Focus and 2011-16 Fiesta sedans come with faulty...

A Question You Might Enjoy…

I received the love note below from an admirer and thought I'd share it with you. I personally would prefer admirers who can construct a complete sentence and complete a coherent...
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