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Automotive Technical Tips Forum

Professional automotive forum primarily for the submission of time-saving technical tips, vehicle repair procedures, helpful hints, etc. This forum is strictly oriented towards sharing helpful tips, and not for asking technical questions, as you might find in the Technical Discussion Forum. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Technical Tips Forum

lack of heat inside vehicle
10/30/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
customer installed HellCat engine into 2010 Jeep Cherokee SRT8 model. Runs great. No heat inside the Jeep, or it comes and goes according to customer. Vacuum coolant out and filled it back up thinking we had a air bubble. heater hose gets hot, other one i...
Pumpkin Carving
10/28/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
Carving out a pumpkin can be dangerous especially if you slip with a knife. I just used a rotozip style bit in my Dremel with my grand daughter and it worked quite well. The bit is designed to cut drywall. Happy Halloween everyone.
Trans flushing with cooler thermostat?
10/26/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Transmission: 08 Toyota Sequoia Limited 5.7L] Wondering how others do transmission flushes on vehicles with cooler line themostats? I did one on a Toyota Sequoia the other day and I was able to prop the thermostat open with a pin from a timing belt tens...
Can a point ignition fool you?
10/25/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
In my area, I work on quite a bit of older pre 70's gas tractors and farm trucks, so I see many of these with points. The biggest issue with this equipment is that it sits for periods of time, so nature takes it course. On a couple I have checked recently...
DIY toe alignment aka poor boy turn plates
10/21/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
I have performed front end work for many years and own an alignment machine. Sometimes my alignment rack is tied up for one reason or another. Once in awhile have to do a close setting and send one off for alignment. Being that toe is the highest wear mea...

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