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Carburetor Hold Down Nuts; Injector Cleaning; Dragging Honda Brakes; Rear Brake Adjusters; Porsche 911 Cooling Fan Removal

June 1991 | By | Reply More
German Time: Porsche 944 Timing Belts

German Time: Porsche 944 Timing Belts

It’s not too often that you see an overhead cam engine equipped with two drive pulleys, four driven pulleys, two timing belts, three different types of timing belt tensioners, and five shafts. But that’s exactly what you’ll find in the Porsche 944.

February 1991 | By | Reply More
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Porsche Transmission Noises; Hyundai Parking Pawl; Dead BMW Speedometer

October 1990 | By | Reply More
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New Life For An Old Wooden Ruler; Jaguar Flooding Problem; Porsche Turbo Replacement; VW Cylinder Head Holder/Axle Boot Installer

August 1990 | By | Reply More
Volkswagen Dynamic Oil Pressure Testing

Volkswagen Dynamic Oil Pressure Testing

The problem is, the oil pressure warning light doesn’t really provide much warning. By the time it lights up, at least some engine damage has probably been done.

March 1990 | By | Reply More
Volkswagen Transaxle Repair

Volkswagen Transaxle Repair

The Volkswagen transaxle covered in this article has been with us in this basic form since it was used in the first VW Rabbit way back in 1975.

February 1990 | By | Reply More
Volkswagen Cruise Control

Volkswagen Cruise Control

As cars get more and more complicated, the proper diagnosis of many of their electrical systems often requires new nd sometimes expensive test equipment.

July 1989 | By | Reply More
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Refrigerant Tank Recycling; Diesel Glow Plug Quick Check; Volvo Mystery Miss; Porsche 911 Brake Warning Light

June 1989 | By | Reply More
Audi 5000 Turbo Emission Overview

Audi 5000 Turbo Emission Overview

As computer chips replace vacuum hoses. the old concept of emission control changes. The Audi Turbo is a good example of new approaches to old problems.

January 1989 | By | Reply More
Porsche 911 Timing Chains

Porsche 911 Timing Chains

And now for something completely different. Put those rubber timing belts out of your mind for a moment.

October 0199 | By | Reply More
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