The Truth About Cars » Piston Slap http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:30:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Piston Slap http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/piston-slap/ Piston Slap: The Truth About Throwaway Motors (Part III) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-truth-throwaway-motors-part-iii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-truth-throwaway-motors-part-iii/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1160794 Kenneth writes: Which cars and trucks that have throwaway motors? I was one payment from finishing my debt on a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser and my timing belt came off. Immediately, my valves were destroyed. I would not want to buy another engine like that. I am now $20,000 in debt buying another car. (Toyota Corolla) Thanks […]

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Kenneth writes: Which cars and trucks that have throwaway motors? I was one payment from finishing my debt on a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser and my timing belt came off. Immediately, my valves were destroyed. I would not want to buy another engine like that. I am now $20,000 in debt buying another car. (Toyota Corolla) Thanks […]

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Piston Slap: Deep Six the 626? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-deep-six-626/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-deep-six-626/#comments Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:05:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1275713 Joey writes: Hello Sajeev, I’ve been a reader of yours for years and greatly enjoy your style. (Woot! —SM) My question is about my ’97 Mazda 626, with a hair over 215,000 miles on it, that’s been in my family for its entire life. It’s reliable, economical, and generally in good condition. However, I am up for […]

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Joey writes: Hello Sajeev, I’ve been a reader of yours for years and greatly enjoy your style. (Woot! —SM) My question is about my ’97 Mazda 626, with a hair over 215,000 miles on it, that’s been in my family for its entire life. It’s reliable, economical, and generally in good condition. However, I am up for […]

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Piston Slap: The Monolith Panther Tow Vehicle? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-monolith-panther-tow-vehicle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-monolith-panther-tow-vehicle/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272337 Rob writes: Hello Sajeev, I’m untangling a logistical nightmare and I think a Panther can help. This particular nightmare involves relocating from Urbana, IL to Idaho Falls, ID, a 1964 Corvette convertible that’s sitting in Richmond, VA, and a Grand Marquis in New Jersey. The Corvette “ran when parked” in my father-in-law’s garage in 1982 […]

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Rob writes: Hello Sajeev, I’m untangling a logistical nightmare and I think a Panther can help. This particular nightmare involves relocating from Urbana, IL to Idaho Falls, ID, a 1964 Corvette convertible that’s sitting in Richmond, VA, and a Grand Marquis in New Jersey. The Corvette “ran when parked” in my father-in-law’s garage in 1982 […]

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Piston Slap: Cold Feelings About Depreciated ICE? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-cold-feelings-depreciated-ice/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-cold-feelings-depreciated-ice/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 13:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271193 Bruce writes: Hi Sajeev, In the comments for “QOTD: Are All These Turbocharged Cars Going to Last?” there was a long discussion on whether dashboard entertainment systems were also a weak point in modern cars. Well, it’s turned out to be a weak point in my 2004 Acura TSX. It’s a first-generation TSX with a 6-speed manual gearbox […]

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Bruce writes: Hi Sajeev, In the comments for “QOTD: Are All These Turbocharged Cars Going to Last?” there was a long discussion on whether dashboard entertainment systems were also a weak point in modern cars. Well, it’s turned out to be a weak point in my 2004 Acura TSX. It’s a first-generation TSX with a 6-speed manual gearbox […]

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Piston Slap: Cool Thoughts on Electric Fan Conversions http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-18/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-18/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 13:00:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269073 Robin writes: Hi Sajeev, Back with a topic that might be real to many Texans and others of warmer climes. I’m close to 220,000 miles on my 94 Nissan D21. She’s still motoring along and I’m doing my to keep her maintained. We’ve just come through the dog days. Back when it was hitting 112° […]

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Robin writes: Hi Sajeev, Back with a topic that might be real to many Texans and others of warmer climes. I’m close to 220,000 miles on my 94 Nissan D21. She’s still motoring along and I’m doing my to keep her maintained. We’ve just come through the dog days. Back when it was hitting 112° […]

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Piston Slap: Frontier E-brakes Getting Shafted? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-frontier/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-frontier/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269017 TTAC commentator suburbanokie writes: Greetings, Another longtime listener, firsttime caller … I have a two-parter. First: My 2007 Nissan Frontier will soon be due for a rear brake job. I’ve never worked on rear disks. Should I replace the emergency-brake shoes as well as the service brake pads, or will a simple inspection of them do for now? Also, I’ve had […]

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TTAC commentator suburbanokie writes: Greetings, Another longtime listener, firsttime caller … I have a two-parter. First: My 2007 Nissan Frontier will soon be due for a rear brake job. I’ve never worked on rear disks. Should I replace the emergency-brake shoes as well as the service brake pads, or will a simple inspection of them do for now? Also, I’ve had […]

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Piston Slap: Beaten by a Winter Beater? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-beaten-winter-beater/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-beaten-winter-beater/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260921 Mo writes: Sir, I’m hoping to get advice from you and/or the B&B regarding my new-to-me 2004 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport (soon to be superleggera due to rust). Included is a link to pictures I took of the underside of my car and brakes with descriptions. [Thanks for those! – SM] Questions: – First and most important: […]

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Mo writes: Sir, I’m hoping to get advice from you and/or the B&B regarding my new-to-me 2004 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport (soon to be superleggera due to rust). Included is a link to pictures I took of the underside of my car and brakes with descriptions. [Thanks for those! – SM] Questions: – First and most important: […]

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Piston Slap: Justy-fied Freestylin’ over CVTs (PART VI) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-justy-fied-freestylin-cvts-part-vi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-justy-fied-freestylin-cvts-part-vi/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260809 TTAC commentator Patrickj writes: Sajeev, an update: My 2006 Ford Freestyle that started this series has been traded in after 184,000 miles. It’s replacement is a 2015 Subaru Legacy, so I guess I wasn’t scared off by the CVT. The reason for getting the Subaru is mostly because of the second A/C failure of the summer in the […]

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TTAC commentator Patrickj writes: Sajeev, an update: My 2006 Ford Freestyle that started this series has been traded in after 184,000 miles. It’s replacement is a 2015 Subaru Legacy, so I guess I wasn’t scared off by the CVT. The reason for getting the Subaru is mostly because of the second A/C failure of the summer in the […]

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Piston Slap: Because You Don’t Sell Your First! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-dont-sell-first/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-dont-sell-first/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 13:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256297 TTAC Commentator Matador writes: Dear Sajeev/Sanjeev, I own two cars (and two older pickup trucks): a 1995 LeSabre with 223,000 miles and a 2001 Audi A6 Avant with 165,000 miles on the clock. I drive 80-100 miles per day for work. Between work and personal miles, I drive about 45,000 miles per year. The trucks aren’t daily […]

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TTAC Commentator Matador writes: Dear Sajeev/Sanjeev, I own two cars (and two older pickup trucks): a 1995 LeSabre with 223,000 miles and a 2001 Audi A6 Avant with 165,000 miles on the clock. I drive 80-100 miles per day for work. Between work and personal miles, I drive about 45,000 miles per year. The trucks aren’t daily […]

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Piston Slap: Si or No to ‘Minus 1′ Tire Sizing? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-si-no-minus-1-tire-sizing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-si-no-minus-1-tire-sizing/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 13:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256065 TTAC Commentator 70Cougar writes: Sajeev, I am probably the first owner of a Civic Si to ever want to downsize his rims, so I’m looking to the expert on -1 matters: you. (Woot! –SM) I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si sedan with the factory 17-inch wheels. I’ve always preferred the same generation EX’s 16-inch five […]

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TTAC Commentator 70Cougar writes: Sajeev, I am probably the first owner of a Civic Si to ever want to downsize his rims, so I’m looking to the expert on -1 matters: you. (Woot! –SM) I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si sedan with the factory 17-inch wheels. I’ve always preferred the same generation EX’s 16-inch five […]

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Piston Slap: Dodging the Grand Wagoneer’s Destiny? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-dodging-grand-wagoneers-destiny/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-dodging-grand-wagoneers-destiny/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2015 13:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250081 Shandor writes: I used to have an ’84 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. When it died, I replaced it with a new ’99 Dodge Durango. It seemed to be a fairly solid, updated replacement for the Wagoneer. My mechanic, who was a master Jeep mechanic, said that Chrysler came up with the Durango to fill the gap in […]

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Shandor writes: I used to have an ’84 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. When it died, I replaced it with a new ’99 Dodge Durango. It seemed to be a fairly solid, updated replacement for the Wagoneer. My mechanic, who was a master Jeep mechanic, said that Chrysler came up with the Durango to fill the gap in […]

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Piston Slap: The Nissan Maximum Replacement? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-maxima/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-maxima/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 13:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250257 TTAC Commentator Eliyahu writes: Sajeev, My 2001 Maxima, bought new, just rolled past 100,000 miles. It’s still a good car, but the mechanic says it has a very slight oil leak from the main seal. While not strictly necessary, the pitted original windshield could be replaced, the radio only gets Click and Clack, and the driver’s […]

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TTAC Commentator Eliyahu writes: Sajeev, My 2001 Maxima, bought new, just rolled past 100,000 miles. It’s still a good car, but the mechanic says it has a very slight oil leak from the main seal. While not strictly necessary, the pitted original windshield could be replaced, the radio only gets Click and Clack, and the driver’s […]

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Piston Slap: High Mileage, Low Maintenance Camaro? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-fallacy-high-mileage-vehicles/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-fallacy-high-mileage-vehicles/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2015 13:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1247330 Casey writes: Hello Sajeev, I have another question for you. My wife has wanted a Camaro and lately I have been thinking about surprising her with one for her birthday or maybe Christmas, so I have been searching the listings for a nice used example. First thing I noticed is these cars sure seem to […]

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Casey writes: Hello Sajeev, I have another question for you. My wife has wanted a Camaro and lately I have been thinking about surprising her with one for her birthday or maybe Christmas, so I have been searching the listings for a nice used example. First thing I noticed is these cars sure seem to […]

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Piston Slap: A Citation Against Conventional Wisdom? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-citation-conventional-wisdom/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-citation-conventional-wisdom/#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1246042 “V” writes: Hello Sajeev, Conventional wisdom says wait until the second model year of a new vehicle since that’s when the automaker will have fixed the glaring flaws decried by the “beta testers” who bought the first model year. Is this always true? Do automakers fix problems “on the sly” so that, say, a 2016 model year car manufactured […]

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“V” writes: Hello Sajeev, Conventional wisdom says wait until the second model year of a new vehicle since that’s when the automaker will have fixed the glaring flaws decried by the “beta testers” who bought the first model year. Is this always true? Do automakers fix problems “on the sly” so that, say, a 2016 model year car manufactured […]

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Piston Slap: An Exedy-ous from Logical Clutching? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-exedy-ous-logical-clutching/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-exedy-ous-logical-clutching/#comments Thu, 17 Dec 2015 13:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241617 James writes: Hi Sajeev, I’ve got a 2003 Impreza WRX (blob-eye) that’s covered 96,000 km now. I bought it two years ago from the original owner, who seemed to take very good care of the car (every receipt since new). The car has been almost faultless. About 4,000 km ago, at 92,000 km, the original clutch was […]

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James writes: Hi Sajeev, I’ve got a 2003 Impreza WRX (blob-eye) that’s covered 96,000 km now. I bought it two years ago from the original owner, who seemed to take very good care of the car (every receipt since new). The car has been almost faultless. About 4,000 km ago, at 92,000 km, the original clutch was […]

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Piston Slap: Scootin’ Around A Classic Car Valuation? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-17/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-17/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241513 Cheryl writes: I have a 1982 Chevrolet Chevette Scooter and I’m trying to determine its value. It has manual transmission and no A/C. Is there a source you recommend I contact? Thank you for your help! Sajeev answers: Cheryl, you don’t know how long I’ve been waiting for this moment. For something, anything, related to the Chevy Chevette. […]

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Cheryl writes: I have a 1982 Chevrolet Chevette Scooter and I’m trying to determine its value. It has manual transmission and no A/C. Is there a source you recommend I contact? Thank you for your help! Sajeev answers: Cheryl, you don’t know how long I’ve been waiting for this moment. For something, anything, related to the Chevy Chevette. […]

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Piston Slap: Stumped by Starter Woes? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-stumped-starter-woes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-stumped-starter-woes/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1236585 Bob writes: Dear Sajeev, I have a 1996 Nissan Pathfinder that I bought new and has since accumulated 90,000 miles . I plan on driving it until it dies because I still enjoy it and it gets me to all the great fishing spots, plus I have a “fun” car in the garage (’74 TR6) for when the weather is […]

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Bob writes: Dear Sajeev, I have a 1996 Nissan Pathfinder that I bought new and has since accumulated 90,000 miles . I plan on driving it until it dies because I still enjoy it and it gets me to all the great fishing spots, plus I have a “fun” car in the garage (’74 TR6) for when the weather is […]

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Piston Slap: Wants vs. Needs? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-wants-vs-needs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-wants-vs-needs/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1236537 David writes: Sajeev, I have never written into an advice column, but have always wanted to. I hope you respond! I think it’s important to separate your “wants” from your “needs”. Living this way and growing up in an urban area (Chicago), I never owned a car. Instead, I borrowed cars from friends or rode my […]

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David writes: Sajeev, I have never written into an advice column, but have always wanted to. I hope you respond! I think it’s important to separate your “wants” from your “needs”. Living this way and growing up in an urban area (Chicago), I never owned a car. Instead, I borrowed cars from friends or rode my […]

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Piston Slap: A Triumph Over A Sticky Clutch? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-triumph-sticky-clutch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-triumph-sticky-clutch/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2015 13:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1231377 TTAC commentator krhodes1 writes: Hi Sajeev, Here is one for you and the B&B: ’74 (more or less) Triumph Spitfire with a clutch issue. The clutch feels “sticky”, doesn’t release smoothly, and makes starting off in first a little challenging. Otherwise, the clutch works fine once you are moving. A bit of background: the clutch and […]

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TTAC commentator krhodes1 writes: Hi Sajeev, Here is one for you and the B&B: ’74 (more or less) Triumph Spitfire with a clutch issue. The clutch feels “sticky”, doesn’t release smoothly, and makes starting off in first a little challenging. Otherwise, the clutch works fine once you are moving. A bit of background: the clutch and […]

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Piston Slap: My Pick Up’s Failing Clutch Pick Up? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-pick-ups-failing-clutch-pick/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-pick-ups-failing-clutch-pick/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 13:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1231337 TTAC Commentator halftruth writes: My 2012 Tacoma has a temperamental clutch. Sometimes it catches high, sometimes low. This is most annoying on a grade when the pedal comes up and very little happens, then — boom! — it grabs all at once or it catches a little at a time and eventually works as it should. […]

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TTAC Commentator halftruth writes: My 2012 Tacoma has a temperamental clutch. Sometimes it catches high, sometimes low. This is most annoying on a grade when the pedal comes up and very little happens, then — boom! — it grabs all at once or it catches a little at a time and eventually works as it should. […]

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Piston Slap: Spare Me Your Noisy Rubber! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-spare-noisy-rubber/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-spare-noisy-rubber/#comments Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224873 TTAC Commentator gtemnykh writes: About 5,000 miles ago, I installed new General Altimax RT43 tires on my 2012 Honda Civic LX, a well-regarded tire according to most sources. Everything was great when I first had them installed: No noticeable increase in noise and much better wet grip. It was only several thousand miles later that […]

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TTAC Commentator gtemnykh writes: About 5,000 miles ago, I installed new General Altimax RT43 tires on my 2012 Honda Civic LX, a well-regarded tire according to most sources. Everything was great when I first had them installed: No noticeable increase in noise and much better wet grip. It was only several thousand miles later that […]

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Piston Slap: So Hot, Yet So Cold! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-16/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-16/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224649 Nick writes: Hello Sajeev, (I really wanted to put the “n” in there.) I have a ’97 Prelude that will sometimes cycle on and off its air conditioning when it’s unbearable hot outside (June-September here in Phoenix). Air will come out nice and cold, then it will get real warm suddenly for about 30 seconds before getting […]

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Nick writes: Hello Sajeev, (I really wanted to put the “n” in there.) I have a ’97 Prelude that will sometimes cycle on and off its air conditioning when it’s unbearable hot outside (June-September here in Phoenix). Air will come out nice and cold, then it will get real warm suddenly for about 30 seconds before getting […]

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TTAC Project Car: Getting Down To Business! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ttac-project-car-ford-sierra-gets-business/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ttac-project-car-ford-sierra-gets-business/#comments Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1223305 Farewell to our Ford Sierra’s reasonably adequate, high compression and emissions free 2-liter Pinto motor because it’s time to visit Lima, Ohio — not Peru — with a bonus question for the truly tech-savvy among the B&B. There’s a guy named Bo that’s earned quite the reputation in TurboFord-land. I’ve seen his handiwork kicking ass at LeMons races, but was […]

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Farewell to our Ford Sierra’s reasonably adequate, high compression and emissions free 2-liter Pinto motor because it’s time to visit Lima, Ohio — not Peru — with a bonus question for the truly tech-savvy among the B&B. There’s a guy named Bo that’s earned quite the reputation in TurboFord-land. I’ve seen his handiwork kicking ass at LeMons races, but was […]

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Piston Slap: Less Octane = More CVT? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-less-octane-cvt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-less-octane-cvt/#comments Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1220561 Steve writes: Sajeev, My wife drives a first-generation R50 Mini base model with the dreaded CVT. This is a transmission widely reported (read: complained about on message boards) to not last well beyond 75,000 city miles. Hers is just now clearing 80,000 and it shows no signs of early struggles, even under the hellish torment of […]

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Steve writes: Sajeev, My wife drives a first-generation R50 Mini base model with the dreaded CVT. This is a transmission widely reported (read: complained about on message boards) to not last well beyond 75,000 city miles. Hers is just now clearing 80,000 and it shows no signs of early struggles, even under the hellish torment of […]

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Piston Slap: Oil Burning and Carbon Cleaning (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-oil-burning-carbon-cleaning-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-oil-burning-carbon-cleaning-part-ii/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1220521 Arley writes: Dear Sanjeev, [Oh, come on!!! —SM] I have a ’03 Jetta 1.9-liter TDI. Do you know if the emission controls were tampered with on these models? If they are not part of the recall, am I to assume everything is as it should be? Resale value has dropped noticeably. After your (and reader) recommendations regarding […]

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Arley writes: Dear Sanjeev, [Oh, come on!!! —SM] I have a ’03 Jetta 1.9-liter TDI. Do you know if the emission controls were tampered with on these models? If they are not part of the recall, am I to assume everything is as it should be? Resale value has dropped noticeably. After your (and reader) recommendations regarding […]

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