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Developer/Car Mechanic


Sep
29
answered Estimate for head removal / reinstall
Sep
29
comment Riding mower won't start with new battery
+1, I'm betting on corroded contacts somewhere (which lower effective voltage), and/or a bad relay.
Sep
23
comment What's a good place to buy after-market auto parts?
This depends wildly on where you are located.
Sep
23
awarded  Critic
Sep
23
answered my ford focus 2009 has a lot of vibration when the A/C is off?
Sep
23
answered How can I tell if the AC is discharged?
Sep
23
answered Hesitation and backfiring on sudden acelleration when warm
Sep
10
comment Cylinder 1 and 4 has low compresion, after engine has been redone
Was the engine broken in properly after being rebuilt? What was the compression right after the rebuild?
Aug
19
awarded  Necromancer
Aug
8
comment 1995 Chevy s-10 4 cylinder running hot but not overheating
Checked the timing?
Aug
8
comment Volvo 940 Drivers power window won't go up
+1, if the motor were dead it wouldn't go down. Plus, a lot of manufacturers run full current through the switches, which induces corrosion.
Aug
6
awarded  Student
Aug
5
awarded  Scholar
Aug
5
comment Wheel re-torqueing, how is it done?
I see, so the answer is: Just make sure they are still torqued--don't loosen and re-tighten. Thanks. I feel better knowing that I am doing it the correct way.
Aug
5
accepted Wheel re-torqueing, how is it done?
Aug
5
answered Understanding NA Ford Escort air conditioning modes
Aug
5
revised How to prevent a car from boosting?
added 15 characters in body
Aug
5
answered How to prevent a car from boosting?
Aug
5
answered Keeping floor mats from moving - no hook on car floor
Aug
5
comment Good template for keeping maintenance records?
Ha, I've thought of doing the same exact thing. And I made a simple PHP MPG calculator as well...