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1995 Subaru SVX Fuse-Blowing Mystery

04/23/2014 by AverageJoe
OK, so I've got my daughter's SVX-LS stuck in the shop after it left her stranded on the road some months ago. Just died with no warning. Cranks but n...
Views: 181, Comments: 14
Last comment 04/24/2014 by unclefastguy

Gone Carting!

04/22/2014 by tcmtech
Here is one of my latest projects that involved repurposing some old junk into something useful. A go cart for my daughter! It's mostly made of old 2...
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Last comment 04/24/2014 by lyn

Ethanol in Gasoline

04/21/2014 by ronseto
In my area, gas stations are now selling gasoline without ethanol. That is supposed to be because of complaints by boat owners. I thought the addition...
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Last comment 04/23/2014 by old salt

Help with 1999 Pontiac Bonneville

04/15/2014 by gringogreg
HELP! my 1999 Pontiac Bonneville SE (3.8L V6 250K miles) refuses to die. I have beaten the crap out of it, and abused it in every possible way. Sure s...
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Last comment 04/21/2014 by gringogreg

1998 Cavalier Won't Start When it Rains

04/14/2014 by silverfox41969
I have 1998 cavalier that seems to have developed and allergy to rain. When it drys up so does the car then it starts fine. Otherwise there's no fire...
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Last comment 04/21/2014 by bob c
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Would You Buy This Buick for $75?

04/24/2014 by dstrohl
Back in the 1980s, scanning the local want ads for muscle cars was a weekly ritual. Regardless of whether or not I had money, I could easily fo...
Pathfinder Tags: buick classic auto restoration
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Last comment 04/25/2014 by SolarEagle

Tech 101: What Oil Viscosity Ratings Mean

04/23/2014 by dstrohl
Choosing the correct oil viscosity can be an important factor in determining the life expectancy and performance of your engine. Using the corr...
Pathfinder Tags: oil rating Tech 101 viscosity
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Last comment 04/24/2014 by Rixter

Skills 101: Basic Metal Shearing and Engine Turning

04/22/2014 by dstrohl
For the past two years, my dad and I have been building a 1931 Ford speedster with a warmed-up Model B four-cylinder engine and a bobtail body....
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Automotive Technology

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Honda Is Developing a System That Informs Drivers of the Status of Traffic Lights

04/18/2014 by Jordan Perch
Honda has announced that it is going to start testing its driving support system, that can help drivers as many green lights as possible. The main goa...
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Last comment 04/23/2014 by Anonymous Hero

Automakers Perfect New Aluminum Welding Systems

04/14/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
New federal fuel economy requirements are pushing automobile manufacturers to use lighter materials, including aluminum. Assembling aluminum body...
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Last comment 04/15/2014 by Rorschach

Walmart Is Testing an Unconventional Fuel-Efficient Hybrid Truck

04/11/2014 by Jordan Perch
Walmart, the world's largest retailer has been working on various sustainability projects for a while now, which include using 100% renewable ener...
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Last comment 04/20/2014 by truth is not a compromise
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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
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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
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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
by Brush Research
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
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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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Flexible Honing for Stroker Engines

02/22/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
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Stroker kits are aftermarket automotive assemblies that increase engine displacement by lengthening piston travel. Along with a stroker crankshaft...
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