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    Dodge "Death Wobble" Finally Makes National News

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Miller88</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The steering stabilizer is to dampen bump steer and stop the steering wheel from <span style="font-style: italic">slight</span> wobble caused by imbalanced tires. It is <span...
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    Dodge "Death Wobble" Finally Makes National News

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: jeepman3071</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Death wobble is always caused by loose or worn parts. Putting on heavier tires only exposes the problem sooner. If the tie rod snapped, it sounds like the steering was not...
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    Gripping on Ice Patches, Hwy Speeds, TyreGrip?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: CT8</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Studded tires mat have grip on ice but no traction with anything less. </div></div> Tire Rack measured about a 5% decrease in wet and dry traction with studded General Altimax Arctic...
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    Gripping on Ice Patches, Hwy Speeds, TyreGrip?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ecotourist</div><div class="ubbcode-body">This is good advice. Develop a sense for when you're on ice - there is a feeling that the car "just got light". You can often sense ice before you can see it . . .</div></div>...
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    Dodge "Death Wobble" Finally Makes National News

    Look at what arrived in his mailbox this week: <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Chrysler Canada Inc.</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Safety Recall N62 Left Outer Tie Rod Assembly Dear Chrysler Canada Vehicle Owner: Chrysler has decided that a defect...
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    Driving On Icy Roads With 4 W.D.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: IndyIan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">True 4wd does help as sort of mechanical ABS. All cars have huge front brake bias, so you will always lock a front tire first before your back tires approach maximum braking...
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    Driving On Icy Roads With 4 W.D.

    4WD is far more forgiving than RWD, but a little less than FWD for icy highway cruising. 4WD can kick the back end out a little at times, but as long as you stay on the power it will just straighten out and go wherever you point the front wheels. FWD will just continue in a straight line if...
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    Dodge "Death Wobble" Finally Makes National News

    Time for a long-overdue update. This problem was resolved a couple years ago with a new steering stabilizer. It was simply an under-damped system. Even with the rest of the front end worn out, the problem went away with that new OEM part. He replaced the rest of the worn-out front end parts...
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    Settlement offer

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JHZR2</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Your lawyer wont like it, why? because he is working hours on the basis of if you get a settlement that he will get a big fraction. He doesnt want to put more time in for what could...
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    2012 Mazda 2 Thousand mile review.

    I wouldn't get too worked up over a fuel economy reading from a single trip. At 80 mph, my car will do 25 to 35 mpg, depending on the wind.
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    Provide payoff information before bill of sale?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: HerrStig</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You can have your check made out to the bank AND the owner.</div></div> I once did that. When I was looking at a used Pathfinder a few years ago I did a lien search and found...
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    Unidirectional tire as spare ?

    It's not going to be optimal in heavy rain, but it won't be too bad. No street tire can be optimal for every condition, especially one that's not even directional to begin with. The important thing is that tread depth is adequate and the rubber hasn't aged to the point of being unsafe. I'd...
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    Life of Brake Pads

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: mechtech2</div><div class="ubbcode-body">It is odd that the rears needed changing before the fronts! Very odd! Normally, it is 2 or 3, to 1. I suspect the fronts are not doing their job, or the sizing or valving is...
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    Bad wreck at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Dieselbob</div><div class="ubbcode-body">What I can't understand is the Toyota was 3/4 of the way along side of the GT car on the INSIDE of the corner. How the [censored] could the GT driver miss the Toyota that far...
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    Bad wreck at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: bdcardinal</div><div class="ubbcode-body">BTW Davidson has a broken back according to his twitter feed. Scary part about that shunt was the Toyota looked like it went in without scrubbing off any speed. The...
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    Bad wreck at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

    Probably some mental fatigue involved to pull a bonehead move like that. It happens.
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    My brother got his face beat in bad

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Bladecutter</div><div class="ubbcode-body">But, you proved my point to a degree.</div></div> I think the only point he proved is that it's a very good thing he was carrying a gun in that situation. Besides, gun or no...
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    Reel mowers

    I have a 22" Craftsman, for about 3000 square feet of lawn. I like it. It's quiet, takes up little space, and has no cord, gas, or batteries to deal with. Best of all, I don't need to have a shower and change my clothes after using it like with a gas mower! I don't find it significantly more...
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    Finally got my rear wheel to stay true

    I'm not a fan of butted spokes. You can really feel how much more flexible they are when you release any binding by putting your weight on the side of the wheel after a build or true. I like straight 14 gauge with lots of spoke tension. Before working on a rim I give the inside of the rim a...
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    Dashboard cover

    I ordered one from DashMat for my father's Olds convertible, to reduce reflection on the windshield. They have lots of different materials and colors available. It seemed to be of decent quality. I haven't seen the car since he installed it though.
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