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Jun
21
comment Is there a way to check if you're being ripped off for accident repair costs?
You can't. There are too many variables and they're too specific to your situation (including the local legal posture). That's why this question is likely to be closed as too localized / shopping advice.
Jun
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
11
comment Do I need to reprogram ECU when adding custom Air filter
@Anarach, Rory is still right. It depends on the specific application.
Jun
10
comment Do I need to reprogram ECU when adding custom Air filter
Your conclusion isn't true for all engines. WRX motors are known for running too lean with some intakes. That's bad in a forced induction engine. You either get too much air (possible detonation) or the ECU panics and adds to much fuel (too rich = lower power and worse emissions). The engine will be fine within some bounds but if you exceed them, you need a tune.
Jun
8
comment ac compressor pulley making noise
Some more information would help: what kind of noise? When the car is hot or cold? Does the sound change at different speeds?
Jun
8
reviewed Approve Rear blinker failure on camper trailer
Jun
5
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Jun
3
comment Unknown part fell out of my motorcycle
@neanderslob, no judgment here. I have to secure all kinds of cables all the time and I've made much dumber choices than a couple of hair spin pins!
Jun
2
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May
31
comment What is the difference between a 180° V4 and a true boxer motor?
@Shamtam thanks, you spotted it before I did.
May
31
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May
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May
30
answered What is the difference between a 180° V4 and a true boxer motor?
May
29
answered Why did V4 engines never take off?
May
21
awarded  Popular Question
May
21
comment Can metal putty be used to repair stripped threads in aluminum castings?
They're also handy if you break a motor mount bolt....
May
16
reviewed Close Tom Tom Navigation device that records driven route?