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Miata Engine Specifications

The Mazda Miata, internally referred to as the MX-5 Miata, debuted during the 1990 model year. This affordable roadster began its third generation of production during the 2006 model year.

How to Remove a Master Cylinder in a 1993 Ford Ranger

The master cylinder is an important part of the braking system. It takes the braking power produced by the brake booster and pushes the brake fluid to the front and rear brakes. As it is a hydraulic system, there are internal seals. If they go out, your brakes can go out too, which could cause an ac

What It Takes To Install A Remanufactured Engine

The engine that is the heart of any car or truck is one of the strongest pieces of equipment under the hood. It is also possible to quickly destroy an engine because of overheating, moisture ...

How to Replace the Headlight in an E34

The BMW E34 features composite headlight bulbs that can be replaced without having to replace the headlight itself. If your headlight is cracked or worn and to foggy to let through good light, it may need replacing. Fortunately, replacing the headlight on a E34 is a rather straightforward procedure,

Brake Bleeding Made Easy - No Leeches

If you've never bled a braking system before, here is your chance to see how easy it can be to bleed brakes. Get rid of spongey pedal feel or weak brakes today.

Where to Shop for Automotive Parts and Equipment

A complete range of automotive tools and equipment can be found online. Consumers do have the advantage when shopping on the Internet, as they are not only provided quality merchandise, but merchandise at a discount.

How to Remove a Rocker Cover for a 2000 Harley Road Glide

In order to perform mechanical work on the upper end of a Harley-Davidson Road Glide motorcycle, the rocker box cover must first be removed. Rocker boxes receive the upper end of the hydraulic pushrods and contain the rocker arms. Removal should proceed in an orderly fashion in a precise order of

Tips on How to Maintain Your Car

Cars require regular maintenance and care so to run efficiently. Here are some of the tips to maintain your car. Cars need attention and care to function efficiently. Make a list of the parts of ...

Types of Oil for Cars

Types of engine oils are primarily differentiated by the viscosity of the oil. This measurement is given to you by the oil grade rating printed on the oil container; for example, 10W-30. Oils with different viscosities have different rating numbers. The other big difference between engine oils is th

How Do HID Auto Lights Work?

HID stands for high intensity discharge and means that an electric arc inside the headlight bulb is the source of light as opposed to a heated filament as in standard bulbs. The electric arc burns at a higher temperature and gives a bluer, more intense light.

How to Repair Minor Dents

This is an afternoon project for those with access to the right tools. There are dent-pulling kits available that use suction cups or hot glue, avoiding the need to drill a hole into the dent. If you want your car to look like new, though, consider a trip to the auto body shop.

How do I Replace an Escort Ignition Lock Cylinder Roll Pin?

A vehicle'signition lock cylinder allows the ignition switch to operate when the matching key is inserted into the cylinder. However, individual components of the lock cylinder cannot be replaced. If any part of the unit becomes damaged or excessively worn, the the entire unit must be replaced. Most

How to Change a Fuel Filter on a Ford Focus

The fuel filter replacement process is the same for all Ford Focus models. The fuel filter removes the sediments from the gas before the gas makes it to the engine. Once that the gas leaves the gas tank, it goes into the fuel filter. The fuel filter then traps the sediments inside of the filter. Fro

How to Change a Cabin Air Filter in a 99 GMC Yukon

The cabin air filter that is installed in the 1999 GMC Yukon is a specialized filter placed behind the glove-box compartment. The filter catches particles, debris and most importantly, allergens from the air before it's blown through the vents into the vehicle. A dirty cabin air filter will reduce t

How to Install LED Taillights

Adding LED taillights is an excellent way to improve the appearance of a vehicle's exterior. In addition to providing a clean, custom look, LEDs tend to last much longer than a conventional tungsten filament light bulb. Swapping stock taillights for LED taillights is not difficult and can be done by

Warranty - Film Type and Window Tinting Prices

If you plan on shopping for window tinting, it may important to understand a few things which impact the price and quality of the film you buy. By understanding a few things, it is possible to maximize the value you receive when shopping for a professional tint job.

How to Remove the Jeep XJ Body Molding

The Jeep XJ came from the factory with a simulated wooden trim that ran down the sides of the truck. This trim looks like a wooden rod, and isn't considered appealing by some people. If you don't like the trim on your Jeep XJ, then you can remove it from the body with a little bit of time and the ri

How to Change Headlights on a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee (Limited or Laredo series) employ separate low-beam and high-beam headlight replacements. These composite halogen headlight inserts burn brighter, last longer and are better for the environment because of their size (compared to the old-fashioned full sized sealed beam u

How To Install Struts

Installing new struts on a vehicle is a simple task, even for those who don't have any technical or automotive experience. However, it is a task that can be quite time-consuming for anyone who has ...

How to Replace the Ignition Switch in a 1992 S10 Chevy Truck

Many people are under the misconception that the ignition key starts the engine. As is the case on the 1992 S10 Chevy pickup, the ignition key is simply the theft-deterrent device. Once the key is inserted into the lock cylinder, the tumblers open; you turn the key and this sends an electrical charg