Three more Japan car makers in recalls.
http://www.rense.com Headline News Stories 24/7 Suzuki, Nissan, and Daihatsu. cuhulin ... 26 Feb 2010 23:09
Experience with Ford Diesel Pickup?
I'm looking for a pickup to tow a fifth-wheel trailer. I'm looking at a 2008 F-350 with the 6.4L turbo. Anyone have any experience with this model? Any known issues? How do the Ford diesels compare to the Chevy & Dodge in reliability? ... 8 Mar 2010 10:52
Government Motors plans to shut down Hummer.
http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=284442 Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saturn, Hummer,,,,, cuhulin ... 26 Feb 2010 18:44
A little off topic.
Garia launches street legal electrical golf car. http://www.techchee.com Chee, it's too small for me. cuhulin ... 24 Feb 2010 14:20
Tidbit from the Toyota hearings
Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., chairman of an Energy and Commerce subcommittee investigating Toyota's recalls, said the company "misled the American public by saying that they and other independent sources had thoroughly analyzed the electronics systems and eliminated electronics as a possible cause of sudden unintende... 24 Feb 2010 16:37
Toyota Throttle Electronics Easily Confused
The floor mats and sticking pedal accounts for only 30% of the problems. The true cause of sudden acceleration is still not known so no real solution is possible. IMO it's the electronics. "In earlier testimony, David Gilbert, a Southern Illinois University professor, tells the panel he was able to produce in a l... 4 Mar 2010 11:16
And now the Bull starts
A woman testified before Congress that when her Toyota began accelerating uncontrollably she "put the car in neutral and it had no effect, I stepped on the brakes and it had no effect, I applied the emergency brake and it had no effect, I even tried to put the car into reverse and I couldn't." Huh? Putting the ca... 28 Feb 2010 13:24
Guys, I *have* to run a front plate...
Ulf <asdf(a)asdf.com> wrote in news:O_adnSylyIyZ9xzWnZ2dnUVZ8hudnZ2d(a)giganews.com: Nate Nagel wrote: On 02/21/2010 01:39 AM, Tim Wescott wrote: On Sat, 20 Feb 2010 17:09:04 -0500, Nate Nagel wrote: I dunno, years and years ago I had a VW Scirocco and the front plate bracket had been mangled bey... 27 Feb 2010 01:19
Advice Needed: Aerostar AC Compressor Clutch
My 93 Aerstar has 170,000 miles. Today when I switched on the Air Conditioning I heard a loud squeal from the engine compartment and soon smelled burning rubber. Later when I had a friend switch the AC on and off while I observed the compressor, I could see the plate initially move in to engage then quickly disen... 22 Feb 2010 14:13
Bob Celeste's Model T Ford Hybrid Electric Truck.
http://neeaa.org/bob.htm Nice. cuhulin ... 20 Feb 2010 11:22