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NEW CARS DESIGNED TO FALL APART
( life / help / transportation / auto )

Plastic engine parts. Stop spending $20K on plastic! CAR WIZARD shows how this '95 Lexus LS400 is the perfect car. Prices on cars have gone through the roof, and they are mostly made out of brittle plastic pieces that won't last past your auto loan. You won't believe how many miles it ... read more

GAS BUDDY FINDS STATIONS THAT HAVE GASOLINE, DIESEL OR BOTH
( life / travel / transportation / fuel )

No mention of their snack supply. Here's the link: tracker.gasbuddy ... read more

AUTO-GYRO
( life / travel / transportation )

I've seen this gyrocopter taking off and landing from the John C. Tune Metro airport. Maybe he's doing sales demos or something. Pretty cool looking. See autogyrousa /... read more

EMISSIONS TEST
( culture / humor / transportation / auto )

A mostly one-way text conversation (click image) I had with my wife yesterday while she worked and I tried to get her car emissions tested. I was laughing at my own ... read more

THE TRUTH ABOUT ELECTRIC CARS
( education / research / transportation / auto )

From: AnonymousSee Electric-Cars... At a neighbourhood BBQ I was talking to a neighbour, a BC Hydro executive. I asked him how that renewable thing was doing. He laughed, then got serious. If you really intend to adopt electr... read more

SCOTTY KILMER EXPLAINS NEW CAR REPAIR
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You probably can't fix it yourself, and your mechanic might not be able to, either. Almost a metaphor for our times. See Scotty Kilmer explains new car repair. By the way, this guy's great. In various places he says: Honda makes the best engines but Toyota makes the best c... read more

TOO FUNNY
( culture / humor / transportation / auto )

This is too funny not to share. Almost every driver has been there - when parking in a large lot or garage, it can be easy to misplace a car.But while most drivers locate their cars after a frustrating few minutes, one German man has been searching... See ... read more

WIFE'S JETTA
( culture / humor / transportation / auto )

Driving wife's Jetta while my car gets serviced. I called it a piece of $h! while I tried to climb out. Its door hit me in the forehead during the struggle.So, I guess we're even.... read more

ALTERNATE ROUTE
( life / travel / transportation / traffic )

Don't you hate it when you take an alternate route to get away from a slow driver only to have them end up in front of you later? Yeah. That's all I wanted to say. But, since you're here, look at this: ... read more

SHAKING WHILE BRAKING
( life / help / transportation / auto )

Three and a half hours in the Pep Boys waiting room is always time well-spent, wouldn't you agree? :) I'm home now, appreciating the comfort of my office chair, but Pep Boys seriously needs to consider putting more comfortable seats in their waiting area. I did g... read more

LIT MOTORS BUILDS A CAR THAT BREAKS THE RULES
( education / research / transportation / tech )

Right now, electric cars are not sustainable, he says. The average electric car battery pack is four times larger than ours, with one-third the range. If every ca... read more

FORD'S HEMP-POWERED, HEMP-MADE CAR
( education / research / transportation / tech )

I just thought this was interesting: v 54vDcPCQM8And here's another article on the same subject: 10 X Stronger Than St... read more

300,000 MILES, AND NOT ONE ACCIDENT
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Ever since Google began designing its self-driving cars, they've wanted to build cars that go beyond the capabilities of human-piloted vehicles, cars that are much, much safer. When Sebastian Thrun announced the project in 2010, he wrote, "According to the World Health Organization, more t... read more

AUTO REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE ESTIMATES
( life / help / transportation / auto )

We hear this is a good website to estimate how much a car repair should cost. Auto Repair and Maintenance Estimates Auto Shop and Mechanic Ratings : RepairPal. RepairPal independently certifies auto repair shops nationwide for... read more

HOW TO REPLACE A HEADLIGHT BULB IN A HONDA ACCORD
( life / help / transportation / auto )

How to Replace a Headlight Bulb in a Honda AccordI just followed their instructions to fix my wife's headlight (after she got pulled ... read more

A DAY WITHOUT MY CAR
( culture / humor / transportation / auto )

I'm just testing this Windows Live Writer software. UPDATE: There's now a newer, "open-source" version here.It was a dark and stormy night ... No, it was an unusually cold day ... yeah, that's it ... for the fi... read more

BILL AND TARA'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE
( culture / movies-tv-video / transportation )

It started out as an innocent attempt at dinner and a movie on a Saturday night. It turned into... Tara's nightmare!We had dinner at Schlotzsky's, each of us ordering one of their 8" personal pizzas. Tara got her usual barbecue chicken. I tried ... read more


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