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When you are traveling 20-30 mph, shift into high gear (6th IIRC) and push the gas 1/2 to 3/4 of the way down. If you see the RPM rise with no immediate increase in speed, the clutch is worn to the point that it is slipping. The amount of time between slight slippage and total failure is usually not very long. For a higher power car, you can expect to ...


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I wouldn't recommend drilling the hole since you don't know what's under it. If the gas (petrol) tank is under the trunk, and you go to far, you could ding or puncture the tank. Not pretty, and expensive to fix. If the open road is under it, then spray from the road could end up entering the car that way. Honestly the best solution is to find out where the ...


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If you have the space you could part out the vehicle or sell whole as is. With that amount of damage I can see the repair value is high. If you need it gone quick you will get quick price. IMO Engine 200-400 Transmission 150-300 Doors 70-100 Deck lid 50 Fenders 50 Price can change but idea... These are typical junk yard prices. If you go this route then ...


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First of all , its very smart of you to trying to learn the domain knowledge of your profession you can do the following to improve your automotive knowledge. Browse a lot , the real advice would be crank a lot but since you are behind the desk job I am assuming you will have hard time to actually work on a car or vehicle. Learn what is required, this ...


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You can go to an automotive store in your place to study from them. They are professional, it's better to learn from them than you learn it on your won. I think it's a good way!


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You have a great answer but more to add than just a comment Have jack stands and a plan Position the car on a flat surface solid surface and give yourself work room Lay out the tools and parts Emergency brake, park or reverse, and chock(s) Have a plan for exactly where you are going to jack and place the stands The owner's manual should have in ...


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You can use either jack you want For safety sake, don't get under the car unless you have some jackstands. It isn't the jack failing that kills you. It's the fact that you only used a jack and didn't have any backup. You NEVER use a jack alone if you are getting underneath the car. You ONLY use a jack to change a tire on the side of the road and you ...



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