The Truth About Cars » balance http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 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: To Love, To Hate Aftermarket Rimz (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/piston-slap-to-love-to-hate-aftermarket-rimz-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/piston-slap-to-love-to-hate-aftermarket-rimz-part-ii/#comments Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:11:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=647754 Sajeev writes: In our last installment of this particular ‘slap, a reader had a question about aftermarket wheels.  The solution was rather simple, the wheels discussed were not hub-centric.  But I also mentioned a horrible “death wobble” problem with my aftermarket reproduction SVT Cobra wheels on my Fox Cougar, solution TBD.  It was a big […]

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Sajeev writes: In our last installment of this particular ‘slap, a reader had a question about aftermarket wheels.  The solution was rather simple, the wheels discussed were not hub-centric.  But I also mentioned a horrible “death wobble” problem with my aftermarket reproduction SVT Cobra wheels on my Fox Cougar, solution TBD.  It was a big […]

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Piston Slap: To Love, To Hate Aftermarket Rimz http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/piston-slap-to-love-to-hate-aftermarket-rimz/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/piston-slap-to-love-to-hate-aftermarket-rimz/#comments Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:24:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482628 Lance writes: Hey Sajeev, A long time (since roughtly 2006ish) TTAC reader, I thought you might be able to help me out a bit, or point me in the right direction. My car (2007 Honda Civic Si Sedan, 17300 miles when bought used off lease, now currently around 39000 miles) vibrates terribly at highway speed. […]

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Lance writes: Hey Sajeev, A long time (since roughtly 2006ish) TTAC reader, I thought you might be able to help me out a bit, or point me in the right direction. My car (2007 Honda Civic Si Sedan, 17300 miles when bought used off lease, now currently around 39000 miles) vibrates terribly at highway speed. […]

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