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Parking Brakes on '09 Camry

06/29/2015 by AverageJoe
More of a rant than a question, but I need to blow off some steam. OK, so my wife had a disc brake caliper go out on the rear of her Camry, and didn'...
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Last comment 07/01/2015 by Andy Germany
 

Car Fuel Mileage Gripe

06/25/2015 by ronseto
Why do car companies advertise mileage for their cars in the following manner? One company claims 714 miles per tank (VW). Another claims 20 miles per...
Views: 293, Comments: 23
Last comment 06/30/2015 by Unredundant
 

Would You Rent Your New Mustang Out to Pay it Off Quicker?

06/24/2015 by gbb1277
I think this is fantastic. If I owned a sports car I highly doubt I would ever rent it out. But this could be an amazing feature for Ford truck owners...
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Last comment 06/25/2015 by tcmtech
 

Can You See Through a Truck?

06/22/2015 by Fredski
this has to be wildly expensive!https://youtu.be/6GNGfse9ZK8
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Last comment 06/25/2015 by James Stewart
 

New Acronym for Your Vernacular

06/18/2015 by Fredski
SVC will be seen more and more often when reading about cars. especially autonomous cars with STEREO VIDEO CAMERAS. of course we'll never get Yah to d...
Views: 151, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/22/2015 by Crabtree
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MotorBeat

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Google Says Human Drivers Are Responsible for the Accidents Involving Its Self-Driving Cars

06/26/2015 by Jordan Perch
Google has been claiming that its self-driving cars are perfectly safe and do not present any threat to road safety, encouraged by the fact that they...
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Views: 259, Comments: 28
Last comment 06/30/2015 by JBTardis

Porsche Files Patents for a Fuel Cell Vehicle

06/10/2015 by Jordan Perch
As the cost of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles drops, more and more automakers are starting to see them as one of the best solutions for sustainable trans...
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Views: 218, Comments: 6
Last comment 06/12/2015 by James Stewart

Openbay Launches an App for Car Diagnosis, That Also Helps Drivers Locate Auto Shops

05/26/2015 by Jordan Perch
Being able to detect potential breakdowns and defects on time can help car owners save a lot of money and avoid the hassle and stresses involved in de...
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Views: 156, Comments: 2
Last comment 05/30/2015 by texasron
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Automotive Technology

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Nonpetroleum Transportion Fuels Gain Ground

06/26/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Over the past decade, the use of nonpetroleum transportation fuels has more than doubled in the U.S., from 4% to 8.5%. Petroleum still dominates, but...
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Should Self-Driving Cars be Programmed to Kill You for the Greater Good?

06/22/2015 by Quasar
Imagine a situation in which several pedestrians have wandered into a crosswalk directly in front of a speeding school bus full of children. There a...
Pathfinder Tags: autonomous vehicles self-driving cars
Views: 344, Comments: 36
Last comment 06/25/2015 by James Stewart

Do You Like the Sound of Your Car? Manufacturers Will Make Sure You Do

06/18/2015 by gbb1277
Remember the days when we used to make the car noises with our lips while playing with our match box cars? With new and old technologies we are able...
Views: 196, Comments: 6
Last comment 06/30/2015 by James Stewart
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Deliveries of Retro California Black Plates Stamped from Original Molds to Begin Soon

06/30/2015 by dstrohl
When California's DMV announced that, should the Legacy Plate Program succeed in bringing back the state's iconic black plates, many feared tha...
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Views: 41, Comments: 2
Last comment 07/01/2015 by Ed Watts

Spinning Vinyl While Cruising the Interstate

06/29/2015 by dstrohl
I spotted this in-car record player mounted under the instrument panel of a late-1950s Dodge this past weekend at a car show, and it just stopped...
Pathfinder Tags: classic auto Music stereo vinyl
Views: 144, Comments: 5
Last comment 06/30/2015 by Unredundant

After Devastating Fire, Restoration Begins on One of the World’s Oldest Beetles

06/25/2015 by dstrohl
For much of the latter half of the Twentieth Century, comedians compared the ubiquitous Volkswagen Beetle to the cockroach-both of them so hard...
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Last comment 06/30/2015 by Unredundant
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It All Started with Johnnie: Random Facts About Tyres

06/24/2015 posted in Building & Design Blog
by Cygnet
The earliest tyres were bands of leather, then iron, (later steel), placed on wooden wheels, used on carts and wagons. Historically, the spelling wa...
Views: 348, Comments: 14
Last comment 06/26/2015 by Charlie Greenwood

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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