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Honda Dealership Mechanic Fired Because Her Coworkers Watched Her Adult Videos At Work

This story is pretty frustrating to hear about, especially if you believe that whomever you happen to work for does not get directorial control over your whole life. This is the story of Kirsten Vaughn, a former mechanic at Don Ayres Honda in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and also someone who made amateur adult videos. Read […]

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Replacing The Vent Window In My Pao Was A Good Reminder That Rust Hates Us All

If cars have a nemesis, it’s rust. Rust is our Satan: a malevolent force that lurks everywhere, and if you’re not careful can completely possess your car, destroying it with silent and brutal determination. Any given repair job on a car has the specter of rust lurking around, even on cars that aren’t really all […]

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Replacing The Vent Window In My Pao Was A Good Reminder That Rust Hates Us All

If cars have a nemesis, it’s rust. Rust is our Satan: a malevolent force that lurks everywhere, and if you’re not careful can completely possess your car, destroying it with silent and brutal determination. Any given repair job on a car has the specter of rust lurking around, even on cars that aren’t really all […]

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British Police Officer Stops Car With A Tire That Looks Like It Has Black Plague Or Some Shit

It’s unusual to encounter a tire that is genuinely, biologically disgusting, but that’s pretty much exactly what happened in Derby, England, when a police officer noticed that a minivan had a front tire that appeared to be suffering from a severe dermatological disease. Being a tire, this wasn’t exactly the case, but…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Car Talk’s Long Goodbye

Let’s get something out of the way up front: Ray Magliozzi hates cars. And not in a my-car-is-a-pain-in-the-ass-and-it’s-always-breaking kind of way (though there is some of that too), but in a they’re-killing-the-planet kind of way. “How could you not?” Ray told me earlier this year. “They’re ruining the fabric of… Read more…

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Car Talk’s Long Goodbye

Let’s get something out of the way up front: Ray Magliozzi hates cars. And not in a my-car-is-a-pain-in-the-ass-and-it’s-always-breaking kind of way (though there is some of that too), but in a they’re-killing-the-planet kind of way. “How could you not?” Ray told me earlier this year. “They’re ruining the fabric of…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Preventive Maintenance You Need to Do On Your Car (and When)

If you have a car, it can be tempting just to ignore any type of maintenance unless something goes wrong. We probably don’t have to tell you that this is a bad idea. However, not everyone agrees on what preventive maintenance is, what you should do and when you should do it. Let’s clear that […]

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Sacramento County Says It’s Illegal to Work on Your Own Car in Your Own Garage

There’s an interesting discussion happening over at the Grassroots Motorsports forum right now, and presumably at many other places off-line. It’s about laws in Sacramento County stating, essentially, that almost any auto repair you do on your property is illegal. Of course, this is deeply troubling to almost everyone…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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