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Aug
19
comment Cost of replacing struts on a 99 camry - and is it doable on our own?
@R.., if you don't have to deal with spring compressor safety, it's much less of a deal. There are three bolts at the top and two at the bottom of each strut on my car. It would still be a lot of work but managing the spring would no longer be a huge time suck.
Aug
19
awarded  Announcer
Aug
19
comment Grey smoke when idling 1999 GMC Suburban, coolant system pressure loss
@GabrielMongeon, I tend to agree - looking at the left side of the picture, it seems like there's a lot of oil on other components as well.
Aug
19
comment Purchasing a Used Car - Advice
Welcome to the site. You've asked a question that is primarily opinion-based and, as such, won't have a definitive answer. Our "chat" site is a much better place to have this sort of open-ended discussion. Please see our "about" page for more guidance on question asking & answering: mechanics.stackexchange.com/about
Aug
19
revised Grey smoke when idling 1999 GMC Suburban, coolant system pressure loss
Changed HG to head gasket for novice readability.
Aug
19
comment My gear switches out of Drive and into neutral while driving automatically
Welcome to the site: could you add the specific make and model of your car to the question body? That might help us be more specific in our advice.
Aug
19
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Aug
19
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Aug
15
comment Motor cycle maintenance tutorials
@Arun - the feedback you're getting is that you're asking too broad a series of questions. You'd be better served by becoming much more specific: e.g., pick a single bike, pick a single problem or task and ask a single question about that task. The help center has suggestions on how to ask good questions that will net you good answers: mechanics.stackexchange.com/help
Aug
15
reviewed Approve straight pipes and carb rejetting?
Aug
14
awarded  Informed
Aug
14
comment Motor cycle maintenance tutorials
Welcome to the site. You've asked an extremely broad question along the lines of "where can I find all the knowledge?" If you narrow the scope of your question, it would be more answerable.
Aug
14
comment Got a call from the mechanic saying I need new disc brakes. Can I buy them online instead?
Welcome to the site. This question is essentially unanswerable as originally written. What is missing is a specific mechanical problem that you are trying to solve. Please consult the new about page for guidance on good questions and answers: mechanics.stackexchange.com/about Your thoughts about the cost of labor vs. your own efforts are welcome on the chat page. chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/340/…
Aug
9
comment Supercharger Components That Can Fail
FYI: This is the wrong type of supercharger for the OP. This is centrifugal, not a Roots blower as on the Pontiac.
Aug
8
comment Supercharger Components That Can Fail
I found a very nice visual breakdown of the supercharger here: www3.sympatico.ca/aepa/blowerinstall.html Can you tell if the noise you're hearing is in the "snout" of the blower? Does the noise change in pitch based on engine speed? Or is it constant? Did you have an oil leak from the blower?
Aug
8
comment Steering angle sensor
Did you try the "five times, lock to lock" reset procedure?
Aug
7
revised Is it ok to give gas while releasing the clutch?
Better grammar
Aug
7
revised Should lost CV gaiter grease be replaced?
side NOTE, not NOT ;-)
Aug
6
comment Should lost CV gaiter grease be replaced?
Excellent picture: you summarized the whole problem in one shot.
Aug
4
answered Is it ok to give gas while releasing the clutch?