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I want to know more about becoming an automotive historian. Can you help me ? I want to know the nature of the work, future career demand, work in my area of Simi Valley,CA, earnings, etc. I don
I am interested in buying a Saturn Vue. What is the best time of year to shop to get the best deal?
The inside tread on the rear tires of Porsche 996 are "cupping" and causing a drumming sound. Is this a rear suspension problem? Car has 130,000 miles on it.
How do I clean off melted crayon on my car fabric?
Post-Purchase Dilemma: I paid "sticker price" for a brand new vehicle. Only stopped by to "window shop" and drove off the lot with a new vehicle. I had done lots of research on reliability, reputation of the same, but no price research, as I thought it was unaffordable. They only negotiated monthly payment. I never was informed of purchase price. I ...
My son recently drove his 1995 900s Saab into 2 feet of water it was removed rather quickly but did not start. The next day we tried again and it did start and ran for quite a while but then died. What is the potential damage to the vehicle and is it worth trying to keep?
Our requirements for a car include: excellent gas mileage, excellent reliability, AWD, a good safety record, and good storage because we travel with a small sound system. Our present car, the 2000 Outback wagon, has served most of these purposes well (we would prefer better gas mileage) but we have owned Subarus for the last 20 years and are tired of them. ...

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