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According to this, the Ford Contour only ever had 2 transmissions for it's entire production run (at least in the US): a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic. To make sure, look at the production sticker (usually in the driver door) for the transmission code, make sure it matches perfectly. MTX-75 is the code for the 5-speed manual, and you can find here ...


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A couple of fundamental checks (without getting into the specifics of any engine or transmission combo): power suitability Since you plan to install a bigger, more powerful engine you need to check if the existing transmission is able to handle the additional power. Any mechanical component will have some margin built into it but there are limits to what's ...


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AC compressors are made by a separate company, not by the car maker. They have a label which lists the model code. Identify the compressor model, and then begin looking around for that very compressor. To complicate things further, the same compressor model may feature different body and clutch configurations. Let's take, as an example, a Sanden SD7H15. ...


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Ultimately it depends on upon the motorcycle. Here's a couple of things to consider though: Ethanol requires a lower air / fuel ratio to burn, as stated on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoichiometry#Stoichiometric_air-to-fuel_ratios_of_common_fuels. Using E10 will effectively lean out the mixture compared to 100% gasoline, which has a higher ideal af ...


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Yes, it is possible to swap the pins on the female connectors. You must be very careful not to break the little plastic tooth that holds the metal pin in the connector. First, carefully pry out the white socket cover from the inside of the connector with a flathead screwdriver. This will expose the four pins and the tiny plastic tooth that latches into a ...


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I would go to a scrap yard and find those connectors on a scrap vehicle and make up a "crossing" adapter to fit between these O2 sensors and the vehicle connector. The cheaper ones, apparently have a short life and you may want to purchase the OEM ones in the future - because the clips and bits go brittle over time...


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All Nissan Altima from that generation have a DOHC engine, so there is no difference.


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Any "stop leak" is a temporary fix - do the job properly and repair the leak. The Bar's Stop Leak - is that the one for the cooling system ? make sure you use the correct one. That being said, I have used stop leak before but only as a temporary solution before I repaired the real problem.


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Actually, I don't think it's a car part. I think it's a bi-swivel mount for a flag stanchion so you can get it at just the right angle from anywhere. You know, for those decorative flags people put out on the front of their house? I did a cursory glance and didn't find anything which looked exactly like it ...


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As long as it came out of another like vehicle, the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) should not need reflashed. What I mean by like is, another GMC or Chevrolet 2500 HD truck of the same year. As long as we are on par there, there shouldn't be any issues with the swap.


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