Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Can You Read a Sidewall?

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What do all those numbers (and letters) really mean? Here's a short primer on tire-related terminology  that should help you get to know your four friends a bit better: * Contact Patch -  As...

New Cop Cars Blend Into The Crowd

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For decades, it has been pretty easy to visually pick out cop cars from the crowd. Even without a radar detector, alert drivers knew to slow down when they saw a Ford...

Which Matters More: Reputation or Warranty Coverage?

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Two of the factors most people consider when shopping for a new car are its overall reputation for quality and reliability (as well as that of the company which built it)...

How Technology Killed Toyota

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Toyota's troubles with run-amok cars is apparently related somehow to the drive-by-wire throttle control used in models like the Prius hybrid. With drive-by-wire, there is no physical connection between the gas pedal...

Roll-up windows work just fine for me!

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I have two "modern" vehicles - a '98 and a 2002 Nissan Frontier pick-up. Both basically identical except one is 4WD (manual control, part-time) and one (the '02) has intermittent wipers. The...

The Extinction of Affordable Tires

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Have you noticed how expensive tires - even basic tires - have become? Your run-of-the-mill radial now runs close to $100 (less mounting, tire stems and all that). It's easy to drop...

How to Bleed Brakes

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“Bleeding” the brakes just means purging air from inside the lines, master cylinder and wheel cylinders. If the brake pedal feels spongy - especially after you’ve done brake work that involved...

Pros and Cons of Alternative Fuels

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At the dawn of the automobile age, gasoline was the up and coming "alternative fuel" - vying with electric batteries and steam power. Gas ultimately won out, of course. But now...

Car Buying Tips You May Not Have Heard About

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Search around the Net and you'll find page after page of car-buying tips; many are good - some you may already know. Here are a few that you might not have...

A Better Way To Save Gas … ?

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There's an easy, uncomplicated - and entirely voluntary - way we could cut our gas consumption by a third our more, without federal fuel efficiency dictates or pocket-picking gas tax hikes. All...
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