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Purple Bot

Purple Bot

“Dr. Dan” Lamoureux of Thornton, Illinois, was crowned the winner of the Royal Purple Reel Wars Video Contest. Lameroux’s video entitled “Purple Bot” was a finalist when it placed in the top five of the 43 videos that were... more

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By Larry Jewett - June 23, 2011 03:09 PM - Comments

Repair Costs

Repair Costs

The recent findings by CarMD.com show there is a wide disparity in car repair costs across the nation. The group has been compiling data for the past 14 years on the 10 most common repairs, all connected to the dreaded “Check Engine” ligh... more

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By Larry Jewett - June 23, 2011 03:05 PM - Comments

Thanks Dad

Thanks Dad

For most of us, this love of cars is something that was hereditary. We grew up in an environment that put cars in a prominent place and not necessarily as an appliance to get from point A to point B.... more

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By Larry Jewett - June 20, 2011 05:05 PM - Comments

Coming Home

Coming Home

Summer is the time for top down cruising and those who have the vehicles for the task are envied. Naturally, your first thought will be a convertible when it comes to dropping the top. Some may not realize that was not the only option to open up to the... more

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By Larry Jewett - June 20, 2011 04:56 PM - Comments

Car Wars

Car Wars

Latest sales figures show the Camaro is still outselling the Mustang by a wide margin. Some sources say they are seeing an increase of the 2005-2009 Mustangs traded in for a new Camaro.... more

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By Larry Jewett - June 20, 2011 04:55 PM - Comments

Not In My Backyard

Not In My Backyard

It’s always high anticipation and expectation for the Big 3 carmakers when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series brings its show to Michigan International Speedway. Since the event is in reasonably close proximity to Detroit, the companies have used it as... more

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By Larry Jewett - June 20, 2011 04:49 PM - Comments

Rally Appalachia

Rally Appalachia

Motoring With A Meaning

It started with an e-mail from Levi Elza, who will be taking part in it with his 1998 Trans Am. It’s called “Rally Appalachia,” and if you’re an auto enthusiast, it sounds like fun. (Levi is “Team Mullet, #217).... more

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Story Larry Jewitt - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

2-Cycle, 4-Cycle and Re-Cycle

2-Cycle, 4-Cycle and Re-Cycle

Increasing our dependence on pre-used oil

Friction is reality. Things that move will eventually wear, and the best way to prevent that from happening is with some form of a lubricant. Many times, the best lubricant for the job is oil. ... more

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Story Andy Bolig - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Headlight Fix for C5

Headlight Fix for C5

Spent gears can be only half of the problem

Many a C5 owner has heard that unmistakable machine gun sound emanating from the front of the car when turning on the headlights. And if that noise isn’t annoying enough, at least one of the headlights doesn’t come up, or doesn’t go down.... more

CORVETTE

Story Mark Kaufman - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

3.7L V-6 Gets Power of Envy

3.7L V-6 Gets Power of Envy

Pony Power Test

Over the course of its multi-decade existence, the Mustang has experienced an ebb and flow of horsepower, even at its very beginning. As the ’64½ cars from the spring/summer production transitioned to the true ’65 model year that fall, all non-HiPo engines experienced a gain in output.... more

MUSTANG

Story Chris Richardson - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments