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I have a '93 Toyota Land Crusier recently jacked up 3 inches 36 inch tires winch brush bar and running boards etc for serioul off road use. The engine fried itself! I am about to put a 350 crate moto? with after market fuel injection Chevy GM transmision and transfer case into this thing for about $10,000. What do you think. Rebuilding the Toyota has ...
I am in the process of replacing my 1997 Kia Sportage with another "new" used car. I've been looking quite a bit at the Jeep Liberty Sport, since it is comparable in size to my Kia and I don't think it would be a problem for me to drive. Usually I have a friend who works on cars check it out for me, but he is not available anymore to do that. However, he ...
I put new tires on my 1992 Pontiac Grand Prix this summer. After a few weeks,I noticed a shaking when reaching the speed of 62.It had thrown a weight.I got that fixed.Now,at times,it seems like I am getting a flat while going down the road.There is a flapping sensation or something going on under the car. The "Service Engine Soon" light comes on after the ...
I need help! I read about AskPatty.com in the NY Times, and I thought, what a great idea! I think I may have been fleeced more times than a Merino ewe. I just have had many, many bad experiences with auto mechanics, and though I'm a journalist typically more than comfortable with confronting injustice, I'm shy about doing it without solid information ...
Car is a 1992 Pontiac Grand AM,six cylinder, 3300 engine, 68,000 miles. Last April or May while slowing down for a stop light at an intersecration, the engine suddley started "chugging" and quit completely. Put in park and turned key and car started immediately. Upon shifting it into drive the engine killed.This would continue for about five times before ...
I own 2001 SL1 Saturn. It has 118,000 miles (had 9900 when I bought it in Jan. 2006. The service engine soon light came on this morning. What does that mean?
my dad gave me an 01 toyota tacoma that runs great. he had it down in south texas, but i live in colorado with sometimes extreme cold. what type of oil should i put in the engine? he was using 10w30 motor oil. it has over 200,000 miles. r

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