Can an older car be used as an everyday car and have minimal to no minor or major repairs such as a 1965 to 1970 mustang or camaro?
Yes, I have one in my 1970 Chevy C-10 pick up.
Yes you can, but you'll need the TCM and harness to match the trans. There is no governor in the 4L60 so it relies on inputs from the speed sensors to manage shifts. You'd be better off finding a 700R4. They're cheaper, easier to find, and ratios are the same as the 4L60. It's even got lockup con...
Should you take a Chevrolet Suburban to the dealer for repairs or use an independent car repair shop?
A dealership will charge more (I work at one), but it will likely be done RIGHT. Especially if you take it to a Chevrolet dealer! We've been taking our truck to Bill Heard and they have no record, as of today, on repairs done last month and in the past. The same problems have been repaired there ...
Sure, if the problem is due to mechanical defect.
There is no simple answer to this question as most european countries allow motorcycle use at a lower age than car use.
A car can be used as a weapon just like a knife, hammer, rock etc can be used as a weapon.Basically anything can become a weapon if that's how it's being used.Yes, a car can be a weapon, although causing death or destruction is not it's intended purpose, like a firearm.
I need to rent a passenger van that can hold at least eight people. Do companies such as enterprise rental or avis have vans like this?
Definetely yes, either one of those companies offer what they call mini-vans, that can fit up to 8 people , must of these rental cars business, have these mini-vans and some of them offer special rates if you rent them for several days o more.
Can a repair shop keep a vehicle as collateral for repairs if the owner is still making payments on the vehicle to a used car dealer?
YES! Pay your repair bill and the problem goes away.
There are several ways to connect your Ipod to a car audio system.The least expensive is an FM transmitter and they can be found on EBay or most electronics stores for a very reasonable price. Connect an Ipod or other music player and they transmit the signal on an FM signal that can be received ...
Even if it's empty, chances are, somebody still owns it. If you don't have their permission to park your vehicle on that property, they could have it towed.
No such engine as a Pontiac 400 Big Block.The back of the Pontiac engine block has a different bell-housing bolt pattern than the Chevrolet. Pontiac and Olds bell-housing bolt pattern match. Chevrolet and Buick match. Unless you have a dual bolt pattern transmission (GM did make them) the Pontiac...
Load weight and lengths play as big factor in each state's DOT laws as well as the type of driver's license you are holding. Specific roads also play a factor as well. I like the trailer length is maxed out around 53 feet.
Yes, it will fit with modifications. The motor mounts will need to be changed, and you may need to have custom headers built. If the car was originally a 6 cylinder you will need a larger radiator, and the transmission mounts and drive shaft will have to be changed.
Can you insure a car titled to your son Or will it have to be in the parents name He will be listed as principle driver of the car on the parents policy Would this effect an accident claim?
The vehicle must be insured by the person whose name appears on the title. Only the person who holds the title/deed to property has insurable interest in said property, thus they are the only ones who can take out an insurance policy to protect it. If the parents wish to insure the vehicle on the...
Damages like leaks, computer diagnostic problems, and alignment issues are some of the most common unnoticed results of a minor car accident.So if you hit a car and there are no visible damages, it is still best to stop and exchange information with the owner or driver of the other car.
Yes, it is possible. When the military decommissioned their M151 MUTT vehicles, they were deemed unsafe for on-highway use by the general public, and were cut in half before being sold to the general public. Many people rebuilt them by connecting the two halves back together. The many variables o...
There is only so low a car goes in value.In general, buying a higher mileage newer is better than buying an older car with less miles.The reason for this is simple: parts in a car, especially the rubber components deteriorate over time, regardless of mileage.It's entropy at work.
Parkers can be used to look up the price of a used car in the UK by entering the manufacturer and model of the car or cars that you are interested in. Parkers will return with all the information available for this particular make and model.
Can one make subwoofer type enclosure to go in the trunk of a car by taking an old home speaker such as a Technics SB-CR77 removing the midrange and tweeter and installing a car-audio amp inside?
Yes you can but it may look a lil out of place.Iwould tell you to buy a box made for car audio stuff.
A common cause of car overheating is a low-cost thermostat stuck closed, restricting coolant flow.Low engine coolant level.The heat exchanger inside your car that keeps you warm on cold days can cause your engine to overheat.If the heater core is plugged, coolant flow restricts.
What are some good after-market car part companies online such as JC Whitney or Andy's Auto Sport and that preferably have free catalogs sent out?
Almost all of the aftermarket manufacturers have a website of some kind. Summit, Jeg's, Edelbrock are just a few names.
There is no real advantage when it comes to where the used car was located when it comes to buying a used car. You should always buy a used car from a reptitable dealer and always have the car check out with your local mechanic.
How do you make a movable car with a plastic bottle as a frame and what household materials can be used to make wheels that move the car?
use the bottle-cap or us e any circular object such as checker pieces or even poker chips.
Do all 1989 Camaros have a fan switch in the car that has to be turned on and off every time you drive and if so why?
umm i don't know of any car that has a manual fan switch the only reason someone would put one in is if the fan didn't come on by itself
Everything that is not metal or glass! Plastics, hoses, belts, wire insulation, tires, seat covers, seat cushions, floor mats, head liners, dash boards, heating and cooling ducts, door seals, O-rings etc. The list is huge. The products used to make a car run that are petrochemical are gasoline, m...
Is there such a thing as Magentic pulse assisted combustion Magnetic repulsive force used to help push down the piston in an internal combustion engine?
Yes but why would i explain and just give that knowledge of power away. sorry
You can back up to it with a tow truck and tow it away
What are the laws on car modifications in the UK with regards to body mods or visual mods such as body kits and all of that?
Body additions must be securely attached and not have sharp edges that could cause injury. They must not obscure the working of any of the lights.Lighting must not interfere with the normal operation of regulation lights or be confused with emergency vehicles.The police do not like any blue light...
It depends what country you're in. In the UK, you cannot legally drive a car on the public highway until you're at least 17.
Can you take out a used auto loan and use the 'to be purchased' used auto as collateral for the loan?
In most areas yes, it is called collateral.
What can you do if you bought an older used car several months ago from a private party and cannot find any of the paper work?
Most if not all states require the original title to be negotiated between buyer and seller. So if you lost that, you'd need to go back to seller, beg him and pay his expenses ($25 in NH) to apply for a replacement title. Go with him to MV in person or else wait a long time. Have him re-sign the ...
From what I heard, when you first get your driver's license, you can have one family member sit in the car with you but this excludes cousins. I don't really remember how long you have to have your driver's license before you can start driving minors around but it is usually 6 months to a year. I...
How long do car stereo amplifiers such as ones used to power subwoofers usually last and what makes them go bad anyway?
I can't tell you "How long...usually last..." because the life of an amplifier depends on many factors, all related to the care or ABUSIVE TREATMENT it receives. I can tell you that longer periods of continuous use, and at higher power output [volume] levels, contribute to shorter life. Also, the...
I have to drive an hour to work and an hour home every day. For under 11000 what is the best truck I can get that has has high mpg and will last a long time.?
No truck gets great mileage however some are better than others. A 2wd Toyota Tacoma will serve you well and is very reliable. Ford and Chevy are both good trucks if you want full size.
What is a good car under 8000 used or not that you can tune up and is fast stock to get as your first car?
Volkswagen Jetta VR6. They come stock with 190 hp. I own one and mine has 240 hp now.
In the UK a Used Car dealer can sell cars from Home, this is quite normal.It depends on the local zoning laws where he lives. It is also very normal here in Ky for people to sell cars from their home. In Ky you can sell up to 4 cars per year without having a dealer's license.It really does depend...
you would have to run a pulley from the main pulley on the motor to a power converter that is hooked up to a battery storage system and be able to wire that into your main panel box in your home. but you wont be able to generate enough power to run your hole house. plus gas prices are to high to ...
What tools and information may be utilized to repair an intermittent concern on a late model vehicle?
define interrmittent concern
Yes the tag and papers will have to be changed in the new owners name.
Since the car is financed, it already is collateral for a loan. Your car loan uses the car as collateral for that loan.I think the only way for you to use the car as collateral for a different loan is to have the NEW lender pay off your car loan, tack the ammount of the car loan on to the new loa...
Would a person who puts sirens and light beacons on their car for no apparent reason be considered a nutcase or an egomaniac?
Could they possibly be a firefighter? Local volunteer firefighters in Canada have such things in their car.
The dealer is not going to care if you have a license except for identification. You would only need to show proof of insurance if you are financing the vehicle because if they are not financing it, they have no interest in what happens to it once it is off their lot.
Yes any company or individual can donate a car and use it as a tax write off. there are many charities requesting vehicle donation and it is a great way to give back to the community.
you can use solar power because 1 minute of sunlight is a year supply of solar energy!
Can a used car dealer repossess a car if they have an unsigned title to that car and that car did not leave the property?
no it can't because the used car is used
How old do I have to be to get my Penn-DOT Medical card and do I need to have my license or can I have my permit?
I'm not sure of any minimum age restrictions, but it's a bit pointless to get if you're under 18... you need a DOT medical card for any vehicle requiring a CDL, and for any CMV with a GVW of 10,001 - 26,000 lbs. operating across state lines. In PA, you can't do either at 16 or 17.You don't need a...
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If you bought a used car 'as is' and the engine broke 5 days later is there anything you can do to get your engine repair by the used car dealer?
"AS IS" means exactly that. You agreed to accept the car with absolutely no guarantees or recourse.
Why would a brand new battery need to be charged or jumped every day The car's power keeps losing its charge every day since about one week or so after replacing the battery with a brand new one.?
check to see if the alternator is working properly or maybe an alternator wire came loose with the new battery installation.
Is it better to use seat covers on a brand new car to keep the seats clean, or are they really just for older cars?
They can be for whatever car you like that you feel is appropriate to cover the seats for extra protection.
Yes, technically speaking, you can start the engine without coolant. BUT... with no coolant in it, you take the risk of the engine overheating and permanently damaging parts in the engine that are critical for it to operate at all. I stress the importance of the coolant because of the inherant ri...
Why would persuading car users to stop using their cars as much would be more useful than stopping train or bus users?
Cars compared to public transport(bus or train) move less amount of people using more fuel and producing more carbon footprint.
How do you register vehicle that you agreed to repair and owner agreed to sale to me but owner died after repair. owner has no relatives how can i title and register car?
The only way is to have had a written agreement of the seller's plans...notarized. If you don't have that, you can't register the car.
Same scenario in The United States. In the State Of New Hampshire , there is no requirement of the state to have insurance. If you have a car financed, the financial institution will require that you have full coverage but other wise, you can drive freely withou5t insurance. But if you have an ac...
you probbaly need new fuel injectors
If your car does not pass the New York state vehicle inspection and emissions tests that are required and the exhaust is the reason then you will need to have it repaired. After the repair is complete you will have to go through the inspection again. If your car passes the first time there is no ...
Hydrogen is a very powerful fuel that is also the basis of what we already use as far as fuel goes. It is the separation of these hydrogen atoms from the fossil fuel that is the source of our energy. Powering automobiles from hydrogen would be very easy, although fuel tanks would be mounted on th...
12 Household Items that Can Be Used for Cleaning Your Car: Vinegar. Vinegar has lots of uses in the home and in the car. Dawn Dish Soap. Dawn, when mixed with a bucket of water, becomes an inexpensive car soap. Rubbing Alcohol. Rubbing alcohol is great for removing stains. Cornstarch. Too...
If it is a scratch in the paint there are touch up kits available from a car dealership's parts department. For a dent and scratch add some dent filler to the touch up kit to fill in the dent.
only if the person can get financed on the vehicle without you otherwise your stuck until payoff if repoed you are responsible had to pay off my ex-wifes car after divorce
Yes, it is a sneaky way they have learned to use to their advantage, it's easier for them to locate for recovery.
A variety of Scan tools can be use Though the best is the factory/dealer tool suited to your vehicle. eg. A Mitsubishi is best suited to the Mitsubishi MUT (multi use tester)as it can preform all the functions available by the car and the codes will have accurate descriptions. Where as some after...
Can you split the pump from the ecu on an abs unit to replace it or do you have to replace it as one?
It only comes as one whole unit. and yes you will need to replace it as one
Can i sign a car title as a minor in the state of Pennsylvania if it is a cash sale to a private seller?
No. Minors are not able to enter into legal contracts.
not knowing what year, make or model this is, it may have broke a timing belt.
VTEC is an acronym Honda use for Variable Cam Timing, and relates to the ability to alter cam timing through the rev range of an engine. It has nothing to do with transmission type, and can be used with any trans, manual, or any of the auto configurations.
absolutely. there are many "bolt on" parts that can add ponies or the internals can be modified to get them from within.
Why after the car has ran for a long time such as along the highway it will die when you slow down and stop either at an exit ramp or stop lightect engine-2.0L OHC 4-cylinder?
Check the gas filter it could be plugged (The gas filter has been checked and recently changed, because that's what we thought was happening.. but did not fix the problem.)Does anyone else have suggestions on what this problem might be?Your torque converter lock up clutch (TCC) solenoid is sticki...
In a car repossession does the bank have the right to withhold information such as the name of the tow company?
No they don't, but let me tell you FORD did it to me for almost a week. And unless you have the $$ to sue them, they will drag it so the Repo People get more money for storage.
It can be driven but unless the airbag is stuffed back in or cut out it will get in the way while steering. Not to mention you won't have an airbag if you get into another front end collision.
Second gear. Using the brakes on a downgrade is very hard on them and can (frequently does) lead to early brake failure. You may need to use your brakes a bit on a steep downgrade, but a lower gear is the better choice.
Why would my 2002 Montero stall out when I come to a stop and be completely dead with no engine turnover no electrical as if the battery were dead and then start up again 5 to 30 mins later?
Check connections of battery cables at both ends of positive and negative cables.
In the state of California can a auto repair shop repo your car and keep it on their lot and do repo companies need to be bonded?
Does the repair shop have a lien on your car for you not paying them for repairs to the car?If they do have a lien then yes they can seize the vehicle until you satisfy the lien. As Tank said, they need to have a lien on the title. You have to have signed an agreement with the shop stating that t...
If buying and older vehicle how can you check the vin to see if the vehicle is not stolen or if it is the correct vin for that vehicle without having to purchase the vehicle then have the police check?
When buying a car you like, get the vin off the drivers door and call it into your state dmv office and run a carfax. Also, look at the title and registration carefully and make sure the seller has i.d. to prove he is the person on the title.
How do I know that air filter of my car needs to be repair or replace How long does an Air Filter last?
It should be inspected once a year because critters are known to nest in there. Replacing the filter every 35K is a good practice but it really depends on how dusty the driving conditions are.
Do the older backless car seats or boosters that have a portion that comes across the front of the child and holds the seat belt meet safety regulations?
I can't find anywhere on the net that says either way. I did find something that said use a newer booster and described the kind with just the seat, not the thing across the front, but that seemed more for extra safety than law. If this booser is pretty old, then it is probably a better idea to b...
Only your insurance company can answer that - mine does / allows for it...
When you start a car and put it in drive is there supposed to be a slight shake in the engine or should it be just as smooth as when in park?
When you are sitting with your foot on the brake and the engine running and you select drive, depending on the quality of your vehicle, there might be a slight jolt or thump as the engine is then suddenly trying to move the car along the ground. So if the tick-overspeed is too low the sudden extr...
it gets you exercise and it's cheaper, as you don't need to pay for gas.
Depends on the car, if you have an older car, eg. Ford model A, then no
Never probe airbag wiring with a power probe or multi-meter unless you have isolated the circuit by disconnecting both the airbag module and airbag component. As long as you have disconnected these you will be fine.
What would a car have to go through to be imported from japan to US.its right hand drive but as far as you know that's not illegal?
right hand drive is most likely LEGAL in US, but your imported vehicle might have to go through an inspection. If the exhaust system didn't meet US emissions standards, it would have to be made to meet those standards.RHD vehicles are legal in the US - Jeep even manufactures some for rural contra...
Independent of regulations, children between the ages of 4 and 8, or weighing under 80 lbs, should sit in a booster seat.
Does the key have to be in the ignition and turned on to open the trunk or does the car need to be running?
I have yet to see a vehicle where this is necessary, although that isn't to say it doesn't exist - it's just not the norm, especially as people often access their trunk after they exit a vehicle, and without the intention of getting back into the vehicle.
well, other than needing a massive amount of quarter rolls, there is no legal problem with it.
We signed the papers to finance a truck for my son. If I remember correctly, it was registered in his name, but we paid the bill. It has been a long time ago.
This is a very easy do it yourself fix. Go to an auto parts store and buy an adhesive kit made by Permatex. It will walk you through the installation process. Cost about $10RickI'm a retired ASE Master/L-1 Technician. I still keep current with the latest automotive technology. Visit my blog for c...