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Design and quality of modern cars
They can have as much as they want now. There are no if's, and's, or but's about it. I'll give you a story that goes back to my childhood. When I was a kid, my parents bought one of those...
Parts for the Mercedes
Here is the thing about Mercedes.Their parts are easy to find because Mercedes-Benz always makes parts for their cars. It doesn't matter how old they are, they still make parts for those cars. But be warned, they can charge you...
Honda and Acura
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What is the name of the wire that runs from the alternator to the solenoid?
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I need help identifying these car parts... Also how do you take out a stripped screw?
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I have a 2004 Chrysler Voyager with European specs and the mechanic here in Germany wants to charge me $300 for the part.
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Cooling System - 1996 Chevrolet Lumina
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Opinion about Audi
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I need a website where i can find spare parts.
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Brake pads for 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek
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Opinion about Alfa Romeo 146
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Advice on choosing a luxury car
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Advice on buying a used and reliable car to repair at home
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Opinion about the mid '90's BMWs
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Advice on maintaining a 20+ year old Mustang GT Coupe
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Need help with roof rack on my car
Hello. I’m not sure if there is an aftermarket part/attachment for the anchor points. I would suggest that you contact the dealer to see if they make this type of attachment, or a different type of roof rack that can...
Missing a part for the center console of my car
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