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55Buick, Oversteer Scientist
55Buick
Aug 11 2017
16

but a plane takes off when air flows faster under the wing than over it.. if the plane isn’t moving, how is there any air flow to create lift?

Jan 31 2017
44

Watch out, I heard those airbags can be deadly!

Jan 2 2017
1

This may or may not help but I owned a 2003 540 6spd and had a problem of dead batteries. The blower motor resistor which seems to a be common problem was killing my battery. By chance I faintly heared my blower motor running when I was up at 1am one night. Read more

Jan 2 2017
1

I’m guessing a short somewhere perhaps - so parasitic drain. My old Subaru Impreza wagon had a short from a poorly installed aftermarket alarm that I never used that meant the car constantly thought the trunk was open - the interior dome light stayed on all the time as a result (as did the trunk ajar light on the Read more

rallydarkstrike
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Jan 2 2017
2

That reminds me of a story. My dad is a contractor, but he spent the bulk of the 70's as a mechanic. Supposedly he was the local quadrajet carberator tuning ace, and given my dad’s ability to drill down on the most inane details, it sounds like the kind of thing he’d be good at. Read more

Jan 2 2017
1

Parasitic drain. I remember talking to old school mechanics about wacky “unsolvable” problems they encountered. One was like this - turned out to be a trunk light that stayed lit when the deck lid was closed. (Hey, maybe the refrigerator light never goes off either!) Read more

Jan 2 2017
1

Could be a dead battery but it is probably you alternator or some other electric drain.

Jan 2 2017
1

Could also be a bad battery, my dad bought one that collapsed a month later and went dead.

Jan 2 2017
5

If the car was just sitting then something is draining the power. If the car was being driven then your alternator is probably kaput.

Jan 2 2017
8

Looks like something is draining power. Time to break out the voltmeter.

Dec 5 2016
177

What did they expect? SUVs aren’t built for the track.

Aug 31 2016
508

I thought they solved the problem of people watching Top Gear illegally by firing Clarkson and hiring Chris Evans.

Jun 2 2016
40

Is there anything better than a sexy tail wag from a prancing horse?
Wait, that’s not what I meant.
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vajazzlemcdildertits
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