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Recently, I wrote about my wife’s “new” car. After rolling over the sixth digit on the odometer a third time, it just seemed like it was a good idea to put her in a car with less than 320,000 miles on it. As well as I’ve maintained that car, it’s




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As many automotive DIY-ers eventually do, I’m currently knee-deep in my first engine swap. In my case, I’m not going for an exotic swap to win points at a car show. I’m also not building an sleeper that’ll win at the drag strip. I’m just doing a one-for-one swap to




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The catalytic converter is the component that functions to lessen the toxicity of emissions from an internal combustion engine.  A defective catalytic converter can influence the damage of your engine, so it must never be taken lightly.  Here are some tips to help you spot a damaged converter. Basically, a




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clutch repair
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The clutch is that part of your vehicle that controls the slippage between the engine and the transmission.  The vehicle’s wheels don’t spin when the engine does, so the function of the clutch is to let the wheel disconnect from the engine.  This will allow the driver to change gears




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engine starter
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Before performing the tips in this article, it would be best if you conduct a starter performance test using an alternator or starter test bench.  In doing this, if the starter is not performing well, it is necessary to resolve any additional vehicle side problem in the starting circuit that




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turbocharger
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Do you know that 90% of all turbocharger failures are due to some unfavorable operating conditions, and problems that are easily avoidable?  It is necessary that all of the components are properly installed and maintained, because these units have close tolerances and clearances, and usually operate at high speeds.  If




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Whether you want to perform a do-it-yourself (DIY) repair on your car by yourself for the savings, or because you want to be the only one to touch your precious vehicle, or you simply want to be prepared for any unwanted incidents, it is a must to have the necessary




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