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Is the 2009 Nissan 370z a Sports Car or just Sporty

If there’s one term that’s improperly thrown around these days, it’s “sport.” Not only is a bulky Ford Edge crossover available with a “sport” package, but Dodge used to offer a Caravan “sport.” Minivans are many things, but sporty they are never. While the misnoming of “sport” continues, thankfully, the …

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Comparing the Civic Hybrid and the Toyota Prius

Both the Honda Civic and Toyota Prius are green machines that combine gasoline engines with assisted power from electric motors. They are environmentally friendly, produce fewer emissions and have improved fuel economy. Prius has a slightly larger engine at 1.5 liters to the Civics 1.3 liter engine, but the combined …

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The 2011 Bmw 3 Series Coupe and Convertible

If you’re one of those people that appreciates luxury more then conservation then the new 2011 BMW coop and convertible are the perfect cars for you. The 2011 BMW coop and convertible may not be much in the way of fuel economy, but they are sure to impress. While the …

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Easy windscreen wiper blade replacement

Windshield wipers blades should be replaced whenever they are no longer functioning at optimal performance. Summer heat and ice in the winter cause wiper blades to deteriorate. Fortunately replacing windshield wiper blades in not usually difficult and few tools are needed if any. Wiper blade size Purchase the correct size …

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An Overview of Automotive Manufacturing in Japan

Japan has experienced nationwide problems that have taken a toll in recent years on its automotive manufacturing industry. In 2008, it was the world’s largest manufacturer; a year later, it has lost its standing to China. Then in March 2011, the deadly earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan caused massive …

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2010 Honda Accord Review

It is business as usual this year for the 2010 Honda Accord. Honda introduced the latest generation Accord style in 2008 and so far all we get is a few minor tweaks in 2010. So, if a new look and latest fashion are your forte, then you might want to …

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Lost Oil Pressure

The oil pressure light or gauge is a very important monitor of engine lubrication system. If the oil pressure light illuminates or the oil pressure gauge drops to “0” (zero) due to a failure in the engine’s lubrication system you only have a very few minutes to turn the engine …

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Diesel vs Gas

20 Years ago if you walked onto a dealer lot you could pick up a brand new truck with a loud stinky smoky diesel engine that had less power then the equivalent gas powered pick up. Fast forward 20 years and the archaic diesel engines of yesteryear have been replaced …

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Motorcycles Safety Tips Driving Bikers

We’ve all seen them – the motorcyclists who weave around through traffic, speed down the highway, and wear simple cotton t-shirts to go for a ride. There are motorcyclists who don’t wear helmets or eye protection, or who even bother to signal when slowing down or turning. Each one of …

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