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Any Dodge Pickup Drivers Out There?

03/24/2015 by lyn
I just bought a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 for the kid. The front disc brakes seem to be dragging. Wheels are hot and it's hard to turn the tires when jacke...
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Last comment 03/27/2015 by Unredundant
 

Cavalier Joke

03/16/2015 by Fredski
a couple of clowns from Hotrod Magazine do an internet TV show called Roadkill. its purely zany. at about the 33 minute mark theres a good joke about...
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Last comment 03/18/2015 by wayneelowe
 

Rust Spots on Brake Disks.

03/11/2015 by Tom_Consulting
I have a vehicle that has disk brakes. I "store" it for several months at a time in a regular garage. During that time the brake disks develop rust/co...
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Last comment 03/28/2015 by Tom_Consulting
 

Brake Calliper Problem

03/10/2015 by Codemaster
Does anybody know of an oil I can use on brake callipers? I remember a recent post where somebody said WD-40 is good for Water Displacement but not mu...
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Last comment 03/16/2015 by Codemaster
 

Chevy Cavalier Crank No Start

03/09/2015 by christian93
I turn the key and the engine cranks fine. but no start. it cant be the battery I just got a new one.
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Last comment 03/16/2015 by PWSlack
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Tech 101: Automatic Transmission Fluid, Part One—American Manufacturers

03/27/2015 by dstrohl
Just as vehicle manufacturer recommendations for engine oil are changing at an ever-increasing pace, so are requirements for the ever-widening ran...
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The Simple Argument for Preserving Any Old Car

03/26/2015 by dstrohl
What makes an old car special? Is it the engine under the hood? Is it the ownership history? Is it the stylistic or mechanical or technological ad...
Pathfinder Tags: classic auto Discussion project car restoration
Views: 163, Comments: 2
Last comment 03/27/2015 by Wal

Midweek Matinee: The Inside Story, 1950

03/25/2015 by dstrohl
Please excuse those of us still braving Polar Vortex winds, slogging through late-winter snow and suspiciously eyeing killer roofline icicles as w...
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Views: 68, Comments: 0
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Automotive Technology

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A Look at Google Driverless Cars

03/26/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
The Google Self-Driving Car, powered by Google's innovative program Google Chauffeur, is certainly making waves in the driving world. With human err...
Views: 96, Comments: 4
Last comment 03/28/2015 by Rixter

Radar vs. Radar Detector

03/25/2015 by HUSH
It's been a while since I've been cited for a traffic infraction (*frantically searches for wood to knock on). In September 2011 I was pulled over f...
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Views: 334, Comments: 24
Last comment 03/28/2015 by Anonymous Hero

Customer Input Improves Next-gen Chevy Volt

03/22/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The Detroit Auto Show saw General Motors reveal details regarding the Chevy Volt for 2016. Improved chemistry from LG Chem cuts battery weight about 3...
Views: 102, Comments: 1
Last comment 03/23/2015 by bullardrr
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MotorBeat

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Chevrolet Unveils 200-mile Bolt EV Concept

03/23/2015 by Jordan Perch
One of the reasons why electric reasons still can not compete in the mainstream market, besides the well-known issues like range anxiety and scarce in...
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Views: 164, Comments: 9
Last comment 03/24/2015 by pnaban

Audi Unveils a Smartwatch That Can Control Your Car

03/10/2015 by Jordan Perch
Audi has ramped up efforts for developing autonomous car technology lately, testing several self-driving car prototypes over the past few years, a...
Views: 75, Comments: 2
Last comment 03/11/2015 by Nigh

Google Looking to Enter the Ride-Sharing Business

03/03/2015 by Jordan Perch
In 2013, Google Ventures, Google's venture arm, invested $258 million in Uber, which was one of the biggest investments it has ever made. It also made...
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Lightweighting Vehicles Using Aerospace Techniques

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Metals producers are gearing up for increased sales based on Ford's decision to make an aluminum F-150 this year. (Read more.) Automakers are eager t...
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Flexible Honing for Ford Small Block Engines

12/04/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Small Block Ford Engines are V8 power-plants sold by aftermarket auto parts suppliers and by Ford Motor Company itself. Originally built at the Blue...
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Engine Cylinder Honing on Motorz TV

11/27/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Chris Duke, the host of Motorz TV, captured some great footage of flexible honing while filming "How to Complete the Rebuild of a Chevy V8 Small Bloc...

Flexible Honing for Niaskil Engine Cylinders

11/20/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Nikasil is an extremely hard material that's used to line the surfaces of engine components. Developed by MAHLE in 1967, the electrodeposited nickel...
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Valve Jobs in Classic Car Engines

11/05/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
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Leaded gasoline boosted engine compression, reduced knocking, and provided lubrication for valves and seats. An inexpensive octane booster, anti-kno...
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Flexible Honing for Douglass Motorcycles

02/29/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Douglass motorcycles dominated dirt track racing during the 1920s, and thrilled speedway racers through the late 1950s. Built by two brothers, Willi...
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