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Reader Question: CVT Service Every 30k?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Mike asks: I have an 2018 Subaru Forester with CVT transmission. At my 28,000 mileage dealer service they said they have to change...

Buying a Used Performance Car

Buying a used car is one thing. Buying a used performance car is an additional thing. You should assume that the car has been run hard. It's what people buy performance cars...

Reader Question: Some Bike Advice?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Sam writes: On Wednesday I saw a guy riding a green and white Kawasaki Super Sherpa - decked out with a rack and...

Reader Question: Ultralight-Weight Oil and Uncle?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Larry asks: Here is another piece of lunacy, under the religion of the EPA's CAFE holy grail. I recently bought a 2018 Tundra...

Reader Question: American-Made Hybrids?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Patrick asks: What's your best recommendation for an American-made hybrid? I've been eying the Chevy Malibu to replace my Prius because I want...

Quadrajet Metering Rod Trick

One of the more intimidating aspects of tuning a Rochester Quadrajet carburetor is getting the air horn back on without damaging the primary metering road assembly, which must be seated as...

The Mysteries of Mechanical Fuel Delivery

If you’re under 40 and thinking about buying a car that’s older than you are, there are some things you may not know about -  but will need to learn about...

Reader Question: Using EV as Battery in Emergency?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Doug asks: Assume that you have your fully charged electric car at home in the garage and the electric grid is down and...

Reader Question: Running Without Air Cleaner Lid?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Stuart asks: Back in the day, I used to flip the air cleaner to get a performance boost. Your thoughts on doing this...

The New Service Schedule

Every car has a service schedule - based on miles or months, whichever occurs first. Something else may occur first, though - like a “peaceful” protest in your town. Or a...
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