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2001 Cavalier 2.2L Will Not Fire with Starter Fluid

12/21/2014 by rhn0327
My sons car died right as his wife was getting home. She thinks she knows a lot so she always intersperses her "symptoms" with things that make no sen...
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Last comment 12/22/2014 by Andy Germany

Is This Really a Good Idea?

12/19/2014 by lyn
Startup: Musk's 'hyperloop' is feasible and should be nationwide OK, "hyperloop" is feasible. But is it practical, profitable and a good idea? 760 M...
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Last comment 12/22/2014 by James Stewart

1998 Chevy Cavalier. Is the Anti-Theft Preventing My Car from Starting?

12/18/2014 by LadyX
I have a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier coupe, 2.4 engine. Recently, I had a brake light put in and as soon as the guy put it in, my car refused to start. Th...
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Last comment 12/20/2014 by Codemaster

99 Ford Escort Automatic Transmission Won't Move

12/14/2014 by Spacoli
Hi to all. I had no warning one cold morning I shifted my 99 escort into gear (automatic) and nothing happened. It was just like it was in neutral. An...
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Last comment 12/18/2014 by Charlie Greenwood

'72 Vette Lock Cylinder Removal

12/13/2014 by lyn
For all the good it will do, unless you have done this before, there's no need to give helpful hints or websites. I've looked already. And, I did thi...
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Last comment 12/19/2014 by lyn
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Driver’s Education in the United States is Broken, But How Would You Fix It?

12/22/2014 by dstrohl
Last week's news piece about a ban on commercial vehicles longer than 30 feet on U.S. 129 in Blount County, Tennessee, really struck a nerve with...
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Last comment 12/22/2014 by phoenix911

Corvette LT1, Hellcat supercharged Hemi make 2015 Wards 10 Best Engines list

12/18/2014 by dstrohl
When it comes to exceptional performance in American cars, the good old pushrod V-8 is still at the top of the heap. The editors of WardsAuto hav...
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Last comment 12/18/2014 by lyn

Jimmy Shine’s Trendsetting Bare Metal 1934 Ford Pickup Heads to Auction

12/17/2014 by dstrohl
Long before he became known for his appearances on hot rod-related television shows, long before he started traveling the globe as a hot roddin...
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Ford's Huge Gamble – the Aluminum F-150 – Goes into Production

12/03/2014 by Jordan Perch
Although the Ford F-150 has been the bestselling vehicle in the United States for over thirty years, and there didn't seem to be any new vehicle on t...
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Last comment 12/06/2014 by Brave Sir Robin

Fraunhofer Institute Developing Autonomous Electric Cars

11/14/2014 by Jordan Perch
Though the hype about automated driving was prompted by Google's prototype self-driving car a couple of years ago, in the meantime, many self-drivin...
Pathfinder Tags: concept cars electric cars Fraunhofer self driving cars
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Last comment 11/18/2014 by PWSlack

Harman Introduces Road Noise Cancellation Technology

11/07/2014 by Jordan Perch
Vehicle interior noise is largely caused by road noise that is generated when tires come in contact with the road, along with wind, and it's pretty...
Pathfinder Tags: car accidents car noise car tech HALOsonic Harman
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Last comment 11/23/2014 by Anonymous Hero
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Preparing for a Driverless Future

12/02/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The emergence of the "connected" car marks the melding of information systems and safety devices, with mobile technology providing the catalyst fo...
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Turning Promising Prototypes into Real Products

11/10/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
In the UK, there's an "unusual" manufacturing venture supported by the likes of Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Steel. Appropriately named "Proving Fac...
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Driverless Cars vs. Railroads, Round 1

11/05/2014 by HUSH
First let me self-expose a bias: I'm a rail fan. Maybe not as big a rail fan as this guy, but a rail fan nonetheless. It began in the days when I w...
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Last comment 11/07/2014 by Brave Sir Robin
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Lightweighting Vehicles Using Aerospace Techniques

08/25/2014 posted in IHS ESDU Blog
by SavvyExacta
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
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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Last comment 11/24/2012 by ferd

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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