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Subaru Lancaster H6 Smoke on start up
Have a 2000 model which has 129000km on it. Has been going fine until today when I started it up to shift it after it had sat for about an hour and a half after I had come home from work and clouds of blue-ish white-ish smoke came out for about 10 seconds...
neighbours corolla 2e engine has a oil leak. her friend filled engine up wif oil. literally. it pissed oil out everywere on SH1. but still has 1 litre too much in. what sort of damage would have been done inside engine! was driven for 4 days like that.
Is there a general rule of thumb when the radiator cooling fans should come on! I'm not sure yet if I have a loose connection, defective relay etc. or just have to leave idling for more time! (Fans came on a couple of days ago but now seem reluctant t...
1995 Mitsubishi Diamante
Hi all, I have a mighty fine diamante V6 in the garage.ex police impound special. Problem with engine/electrics.starts good, idles good but as soon as put into drive & press accel pedal, engine misses like its being governed & is undriveable. F31 ...
Buying a car in the NI, can it be done without me
being there! Ive been in the market for another car for a few months and have untill Xmas to get one, or spend money on my wreck. Ive been watching XR6 AU11 and 111s and have found that in Auckland and other NI cities I can get the same car same KMs same ...
Ford owners! what would you rather have.
I have had falcons for long time and about 3 years ago went from EL XR6 5 speed to BA xt model auto and i have to say the EL was far better car,lots of little things going wrong with BA, Has any one else had this opinion of these two models,am thinking ab...
Whats the best radar detector on the market for around 500 dollars
Car part Q
I have some fiberglass panels that I have been asked to sell on behalf but I have no idea what they are called and I keep forgetting to ask the owner. Thay come off a late model Porsche Boxter and go behind the seats when you go "topless". Anyon...
Dragracing at Fram starts today
comp meeting #1 starts today under the IHRA umbrella. after yesterdays test n tune, looks like its going to be a great start to the season.
Gone.haha, was only a matter of time.
I've noticed a regular poster in here has got the ban stick. All his posts are gone. All i'll say is GOOD JOB! Those who'll know him will know who i mean & those that don't think yourself lucky you don't LOL.
Servicing palmerston north
who do you use to service your car, and what sorta cost am i looking at! TIA
Hi guys, I have quite a big bonnet I need to get down to New Plymouth from Auckland. Can you recommend any good freight companies who could do this! Time isn't a problem, just looking for the cheapest way!
What the general concensus on these!
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx!id=397810257 Ive always had a soft spot for the VL;s and Im wanting to replace my current EL Falcon with a wagon due to getting a big dog soon. 3L and manual have got me interested as well as it wont be much $&...
Reliable Panel Beater in Hamilton - Recommended!
Anybody in Hamilton able to recommend a good, reliable and trustworthy panelbeater in Hamilton (or Waikato, as will travel but not over 30mins) who can panel beat a dent in our 2001 Honda Odyssey passengerside front gaurd! We dont know how it got the dent...
Citroen ax11 trs
where is the bonnet release on these
My rights when selling
a car. How long do the new buyers have to return car if they dont like it or find something wrong with it! we put aiwi on papers
Code for Commodore
Does anyone know a cheap (or free) place I can get the code for my car. I had to change the car battery and now I've lost the code for my car. Will try a dealer only as a last resort.
American radio can it work here!
have an american radio, jensen brand is it possible to get it to work in nz! t i a
New remote key for Commodore!
The buttons are broken on my remote key, does anyone know how much they are to buy! Car is a 98. Thanks.
Want DTM Blitz or GMAX Enigma wheels
Really like this style of wheel, if anyone has some I want to buy them!
Which of these is a better one to buy!
Its a tos up over a suzuki escuo and a mitsubishi pajero diesel. I do about 50 kms a day, which of these would be better! http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx!id=422183368 or http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/used-cars/suzuki/escudo/auction-42244378...
Air condition cabin air filters
Are these really necessary! I had a look at the cabin air filter holder behind the glovebox of my 2002 Honda Civic and there are none there.obviously the Honda dealer had taken them out before the car was sold.
One for the boys.
Member profiles in Community - before it gets pulled.
What extras did you put on your first car
My first car was a '54 EIP Vauxhall, put Y branch on front pipe, then straight pipes to the rear with 2 cooper mufflers. Also added, remember the aerials about 14 foot long, on both front guards and 2 racing mirrors for good measure.
"good and bad cars to buy"
It's hard when car hunting as most makes of cars seem to all have some kind of problems. the typical don't get a euro (I've had 6 and can't complain about them), don't get a mitsi, don't get anything airbagged, don't get this d...