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UK-based engineer, motorsport enthusiast and amateur mechanic.


Oct
1
answered If the timing belt doesn't turn with the starter, is it broken?
Oct
1
reviewed No Action Needed What does the 'cc' mean on a motorcycle?
Oct
1
reviewed Reviewed If the timing belt doesn't turn with the starter, is it broken?
Oct
1
reviewed Reviewed Sludge in the radiator
Oct
1
revised Sludge in the radiator
improved readability
Oct
1
reviewed Reviewed passenger window switch unidirectional, driver's switch bidirectional. diagnosis & treatment?
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
30
revised 97 Ford F-150 4.2 - Transmission not shifting properly
Put the car back in the title...
Sep
29
comment Possible fuel filler leak in F-150 truck
Agreed, although I'd say that if you see ANY evidence of it leaking while parked, stop using it and park it somewhere safe until it's fixed - as all it would need is a passing pedestrian to innocently flick a cigarette end into the gutter...
Sep
29
revised 97 Ford F-150 4.2 - Transmission not shifting properly
added spaces and corrected spelling
Sep
26
reviewed No Action Needed Engine light in Seat ibiza 2001
Sep
25
reviewed No Action Needed More air pressure in tyre Vs Mileage
Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
24
reviewed No Action Needed My 2003 Grand Am won’t start
Sep
24
comment Massive oil drop in the course of a few days
The oil level will increase after the car has been sat for a long time, as the oil that was in the engine will slowly flow back to the sump. How much this will change the level will depend on the car in question - different engine designs will have different drainage characteristics and will have a different range marked on the dipstick. If you've done a cold-cold comparison (i.e. both measurements taken with the engine cold) and not lost any, it sounds like you don't have a leak - I'd still be wary though, if the pressure warning light is coming on...
Sep
24
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Power loss in truck - triage options?
Sep
24
answered Why does the bike idle lower after balancing carburettors?
Sep
24
answered Massive oil drop in the course of a few days
Sep
24
reviewed Reviewed Why does the bike idle lower after balancing carburettors?
Sep
23
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Comparison between spark plugs