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Tips/Advice

Tips/Advice


Reader Question: AWD Coupling?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Josh asks: Do FWD based AWD have a center differential or a viscous coupling system, because I thought that only RWD based AWDs...

Reader Question: Chains and 4x4s?

Here's the latest reader question,along with my reply! Dan asks: What is your opinion on getting tire chains for a 4x4? I know it's probably overkill most places and I haven't been...

A Tale of Two Idles

Before there were computers in cars, all it took to adjust the engine idle speed was a screwdriver and five minutes or so. You turned in - or out - a screw...

Reader Question: No Dipstick?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Shane asks: I read your review of the new BMW 4 Series (here) and wanted to ask about something you didn't mention, the...

New Cars Aren’t Expensive . . .

New cars are actually very affordable - assuming you don’t buy an expensive one. The problem is that many people don’t buy the affordable ones - the ones you can buy,...

Parts and Ammo

Some people are stocking up on ammunition, which is never a bad idea as ammo retains its value better than gold or silver and - unlike gold and silver- is actually...

Reader Question: Injecting Old Cars?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Bruce asks: I'm just wondering why you seem opposed to installing a fuel injection system (e.g., the FAST throttle body unit) on an...

Plug n’ Play

One of the great things about old cars is you can selectively update them with modern technology without them turning into modern cars. An overdrive transmission - but not air bags. Better...

Reader Question: Ram 1500 Thoughts?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Rick asks: I found out yesterday that my 2008 Ford F150 is pretty much done for. I was informed by my mechanic that...

The Unnatural Automatic

In the FX series, The Strain, there is a character who is not quite human and not quite vampire. He battles the vampires on behalf of the humans. He is Mr....
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