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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

oversize head bolts/studs threads
08/21/2022 in the Technical Tips Forum
G'day iATN members, this tip might be as useful as a cracked rain gauge if you're not rebuilding very old and fragile engine blocks. I've been waiting 6 months or more for a new Scat crankshaft to arrive for my 1910 model T, that's ok because the wait has...
anti theft bolts
08/15/2022 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Electrical: 13 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L] lost an hour trying to get the antitheft bolts out of steering column that hold ignition switch in. Honda has put lefthand bolts in some cars. two taps and out they came. MARK.
06 Lambo Murcielago cylinder numbering?
07/19/2022 in the Technical Tips Forum
Helping a friend out with replacement of coils & spark plugs on his Murcielago 6.2L. Can't seem to find a reliable source for cylinder numbering. One forum had a picture from what looked like a repair manual for a LP640 and is slightly confusing how they ...
Ford Death Wobble info
07/05/2022 in the Technical Tips Forum
Hello All, I ran across this article concerning the Ford death wobble issue. It is a bit lengthy and kind of rambles, so scroll down to the last 2 paragraphs when it finally gets to the point.
vacuum pump vane failure
07/05/2022 in the Technical Tips Forum
I seem to be running into a start of a pattern failure coming into my bay. I wonder if anyone has made the attempt to reindex reluctor wheel on exhaust cam? I am into one right now. Staking cam shaft so I feel its not going anywhere until next pump failur...

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