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I was told that my Massive Air System is not working. What is the Massive Air System and if I drive it w/out fixing it right away, what would be the consequences?
I am trying to find a used Toyota Rav4 with a third seat and I am having trouble finding the third seat option. Anyone have any suggestions? I have been searching with keyword "third" or "3rd" but not having much success Thx.
Hello, I recently got a tune-up and noticed that the timing of the gear was a little off. It was a little strange at first but then it disappeared. A few weeks later, I was driving and I noticed that when I pushed on the accelerator the engine roared like it was on neutral (with the accelerator being pushed down) and the gear had a hard time shifting. It ...
How much rolling resistance for 775/15 tires in foot pounds per various speeds? I understand it is about 1.5% times vehicle weight. Can you give me three points (30mph, 60mph and 80mph)? Thank you.
How do I put lube into the CV Joint on my 1989 Ford Escort (left side)?
I need to get the engine re-built. How do I find a reputable engine repair shop? What should I ask when I go in? What info should be included in an estimate?
I went in to get my transmission fluids and my coolant fluids changed by recommendation from my mechanic. Without even asking me, they also did the Fuel System Cleaning. When I saw my bill, I asked if that always went along with getting the coolant changed, and he said "yes". Is this true, or did they tack on extra stuff because I am a girl and I don't know ...

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