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Aug
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answered 1940 Buick Super brake master cylinder removal
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Jun
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comment What type of Anti-Seize compound should be used on spark plugs?
Permatex is the brand I see most here in the US. They have three on their website. Nickel and copper, and one that doesn't state the contents in the name. But that one says it's a mix of aluminum, copper, and graphite.
Jun
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answered 2009 Mini Cooper. How do I open the trunk?
May
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comment Running with straight water as coolant in the summer. Is it fine?
Many race tracks require you to drain all coolant and replace with just water, as spilled coolant in the event of a crash or mechanical failure can make the track slippery. This is common on strips for drag racing, and for tracks with motorcycles. I've always used Water Wetter in my motorcycle, though many just use plain water.
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answered what can be the reason my old diesel Mercedes won't start?
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answered 96 Legacy Overheating
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Jan
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answered Honda Odyssey 2003 makes squeaking noises on cold start
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comment Why should the fuel petcock valve be turned to “Off” position when not using the vehicle?
It is often referred to as hydrolock. Here is one reference: ridingoutloud.com/what-is-hydrolock-and-how-do-i-avoid-it Note that article references vacuum controlled petcocks, and points out that while they are convenient, they can fail.
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answered Why should the fuel petcock valve be turned to “Off” position when not using the vehicle?