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Strange Rubbing Noise in My Silverado

11/27/2014 by Labyguy
Hi Guys, I have a 2003 Silverado with over 145K miles on it. 4WD. In the past couple of weeks, I've heard a rubbing or scrapping noise coming from the...
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Last comment 11/27/2014 by Labyguy
 

When 345=215

11/25/2014 by Fredski
watch this F12 Ferrari zip with an F1 driver at the wheel. the speed is shown in KM. he takes it well past 200 MPH. to 214 on a public hwy!https://www...
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Last comment 11/26/2014 by reward54
 

Watch Elons Latest Blast Off and Landing

11/23/2014 by Fredski
http://www.theverge.com/2014/11/23/7271019/elon-musk-shows-off-spacex-x-wing-rockets-and-spaceport-boatshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgLBIdVg3EM n...
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Last comment 11/26/2014 by Gavilan
 

Autonomous Robots

11/22/2014 by Fredski
this covers business models and more but what caught my eye was the autonomous robots that never collide and how that feeds into the rapid changes in...
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Last comment 11/24/2014 by adreasler
 

98 Chevy Cavalier, Slow Crank Won't Start

11/16/2014 by trez260
my 98 cavalier is having the same issue where it will not start. it turns very slowly and occasionally stutters as if it wants to start, but it do...
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Last comment 11/18/2014 by bob c
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

1347 blog entries, 3475 comments (3 Viewing)

Original Originals

11/27/2014 by dstrohl
(Editor's note: This first appeared, in modified form, in the April 2007 issues of Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car. It's still sound advice, which i...
Pathfinder Tags: classic auto Parts repair restoration
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“There’s a very fine line between unique and strange."

11/26/2014 by dstrohl
"I have a saying that I've stuck with as a designer," said retired AMC and Chrysler designer Vince Geraci. "There's a fine line between unique an...
Pathfinder Tags: amc design Marlin rambler
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Last comment 11/26/2014 by europium mkII

What's That Smell?

11/25/2014 by dstrohl
Over the last 29 years, it's happened more times than I can count. The second I spray degreaser, carburetor cleaner, primer, paint or anything...
Pathfinder Tags: garage repair restoration smell
Views: 254, Comments: 11
Last comment 11/26/2014 by SimpleMind
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MotorBeat

39 blog entries, 506 comments (0 Viewing)

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
Views: 126, Comments: 1
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
Views: 267, Comments: 15
Last comment 11/23/2014 by Anonymous Hero

Stopping Car Thieves With an SMS

10/29/2014 by Jordan Perch
Car theft is one of the most common crimes in the United States, with almost 700,000 vehicles stolen in 2013, and a very small percentage of them b...
Pathfinder Tags: car theft car thieves III Kenya SMS ...
Views: 321, Comments: 14
Last comment 11/03/2014 by bob c
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Automotive Technology

158 blog entries, 2826 comments (1 Viewing)

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...
Views: 126, Comments: 0

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...
Pathfinder Tags: autonomous car passenger railroad supply chain
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Last comment 11/07/2014 by Brave Sir Robin

VR's Wild and Wonderful World

10/26/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
If you think that virtual reality isn't a serious engineering tool but merely the stuff of video games, read this thorough report on how VR is chang...
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Motorz

44 blog entries, 71 comments (0 Viewing)

Work Truck Makeover (Season 6: Episode 2)

12/08/2013 by motorztv
In this 76th episode of Motorz, Chris takes a heavily used (and active) 2002 Chevy 1500 work truck from a local landscape maintenance company and perf...
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: cylinder deglazing engine cylinders engine hones engine rebuilds Flex-Hone
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: Flex-Hone flexible honing valve guide honing valve guides valve stems
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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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