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'34 Roadster
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'34 Roadster
2004 2 $7.20
'35 Ford relica Roadster
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'35 Ford relica Roadster
2005 3 $7.20
25 ways to preserve your car.  A diligent approach to maintenance will help any vehicle give good service indefinitely, and assist in maintaining its value.
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25 ways to preserve your car. A diligent approach to maintenance will help any vehicle give good service indefinitely, and assist in maintaining its value.
2000 4 $7.20
45 easy things you can do to help your car get through the winter unscathed
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45 easy things you can do to help your car get through the winter unscathed
2001 4 $7.20
A look at the equiment options faced by anyone serious about vehicle refinishing.
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A look at the equiment options faced by anyone serious about vehicle refinishing.
2004 3 $7.20
ABS braking - how it works and simple fault finding and fixing
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ABS braking - how it works and simple fault finding and fixing
2001 3 $7.20
Accident Repairs Special - lead loading - one repair where lead loading gives a better and more durable result.
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Accident Repairs Special - lead loading - one repair where lead loading gives a better and more durable result.
2006 3 $7.20
Accident Repairs Special - repairing a twisted front end.
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Accident Repairs Special - repairing a twisted front end.
2005 4 $7.20
Accident Repairs Special - rust protection.
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Accident Repairs Special - rust protection.
2006 4 $7.20
Accident Repairs Special - sill replacement - cars today might not rust like they used to, but that doesn't mean they can't be bent round a tree.
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Accident Repairs Special - sill replacement - cars today might not rust like they used to, but that doesn't mean they can't be bent round a tree.
2006 4 $7.20
Accident Repairs Special - unbending mangled rear quarters - the alternative to replacing a rear wing.
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Accident Repairs Special - unbending mangled rear quarters - the alternative to replacing a rear wing.
2003 4 $7.20
Air power - choosing a compressor.
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Air power - choosing a compressor.
1997 4 $7.20
Airbags - demystifying the modern car safety feature which can be anything but safe if not handled correctly during repair.
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Airbags - demystifying the modern car safety feature which can be anything but safe if not handled correctly during repair.
2003 3 $7.20
All about aircon - demystifying air-conitioing and explaining what's involved in tracing and fixing faults.
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All about aircon - demystifying air-conitioing and explaining what's involved in tracing and fixing faults.
2004 4 $7.20
Are reconditioned units really a con?
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Are reconditioned units really a con?
2001 3 $7.20
Bad vibrations - identifying the source of annoying shakes on the move.
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Bad vibrations - identifying the source of annoying shakes on the move.
2000 3 $7.20
Bargain buys - Fiat Tipo
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Bargain buys - Fiat Tipo
2000 2 $7.20
Batteries - find out about car charging systems.
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Batteries - find out about car charging systems.
1998 5 $7.20
Batteries - ways of prolonging batteries' lives and how to choose good chargers and jump-leads.
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Batteries - ways of prolonging batteries' lives and how to choose good chargers and jump-leads.
1996 6 $7.20
Because of ever-changing legislation, and despite supposed increased European harmonisation, taking your car to France still requires some careful preparation.
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Because of ever-changing legislation, and despite supposed increased European harmonisation, taking your car to France still requires some careful preparation.
2003 2 $7.20
Belts and chains - how to change the timing belt on Vauxhall's Ecotec engine.
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Belts and chains - how to change the timing belt on Vauxhall's Ecotec engine.
2006 2 $7.20
Belts and chains - Renault/Volvo 1.9 diesel - how to change the timing belt on the 1.9-litre diesel engine found in anything from a Renault Laguna to a Volvo S40.
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Belts and chains - Renault/Volvo 1.9 diesel - how to change the timing belt on the 1.9-litre diesel engine found in anything from a Renault Laguna to a Volvo S40.
2005 2 $7.20
Belts and chains - VW SOHC - how to change the timing belt on Volkswagen's SOHC engine.
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Belts and chains - VW SOHC - how to change the timing belt on Volkswagen's SOHC engine.
2006 2 $7.20
BMW - keeping your BMW alive.
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BMW - keeping your BMW alive.
2003 2 $7.20
Brake disc backplate renewal.
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Brake disc backplate renewal.
2004 1 $7.20
Brakes - explaining different overhaul and repair techniques.
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Brakes - explaining different overhaul and repair techniques.
2001 3 $7.20
Brakes - understanding anti-lock brakes. What prompted their arrival and how do they work?
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Brakes - understanding anti-lock brakes. What prompted their arrival and how do they work?
1996 4 $7.20
Buying classic registration numbers at auction.
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Buying classic registration numbers at auction.
2001 3 $7.20
Buying oils and care car products in bulk can save you a fortune.
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Buying oils and care car products in bulk can save you a fortune.
2003 2 $7.20
Buying used - what really happens at car auctions - looking at reserves, buying techniques and lifting the lid on the auction ring
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Buying used - what really happens at car auctions - looking at reserves, buying techniques and lifting the lid on the auction ring
2002 3 $7.20
Buying used - what really happens at car auctions - where the cars come from, and how the reserves are set
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Buying used - what really happens at car auctions - where the cars come from, and how the reserves are set
2002 3 $7.20
Buying, using and living with an engine stand by the Colchester Institute.
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Buying, using and living with an engine stand by the Colchester Institute.
1997 4 $7.20
Cambelts - performance tips - high performance cams - art or science?
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Cambelts - performance tips - high performance cams - art or science?
1995 2 $7.20
Cambelts - Vauxhall V6 cambelt swap.
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Cambelts - Vauxhall V6 cambelt swap.
2003 4 $7.20
Car trading - trade secret of preparation, selling and dealing with complaints.
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Car trading - trade secret of preparation, selling and dealing with complaints.
1998 4 $7.20
Car trading from home - Part 1 - getting set up.  Have you ever fancied becoming a part-time motor trader?  You might be able to but you need to approach it in a proper, businesslike way.
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Car trading from home - Part 1 - getting set up. Have you ever fancied becoming a part-time motor trader? You might be able to but you need to approach it in a proper, businesslike way.
2002 4 $7.20
Car trading from home - Part 2 - how to obtain stock at trade prices
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Car trading from home - Part 2 - how to obtain stock at trade prices
2002 3 $7.20
Cars to keep forever - a list of cars that, if you look after, you will never need to replace.
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Cars to keep forever - a list of cars that, if you look after, you will never need to replace.
2005 4 $7.20
Catalytic converters mystify and alarm most of us - usually for no good reason. This article explaines how they work, explodes the myths and tells how to spot a duff one.
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Catalytic converters mystify and alarm most of us - usually for no good reason. This article explaines how they work, explodes the myths and tells how to spot a duff one.
2005 2 $7.20
Cellulose painting.  Cellulose is certainly the most traditional sprayed car paint but it's far from old hat.
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Cellulose painting. Cellulose is certainly the most traditional sprayed car paint but it's far from old hat.
2004 4 $7.20
Changing a clutch - most cars still need at least one clutch change in their life.  We look at what's involved.
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Changing a clutch - most cars still need at least one clutch change in their life. We look at what's involved.
2008 4 $7.20
Changing the clutch on a Skoda.
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Changing the clutch on a Skoda.
1998 3 $7.20
Choosing a jack.
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Choosing a jack.
1998 4 $7.20
Choosing precision tools
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Choosing precision tools
1999 4 $7.20
Claiming off insurance - most insurance claims are settled smoothly and easily. Some aren't. Here is some advise for when the going gets tough.
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Claiming off insurance - most insurance claims are settled smoothly and easily. Some aren't. Here is some advise for when the going gets tough.
1996 4 $7.20
Common faults with air-conditioning units.
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Common faults with air-conditioning units.
2007 3 $7.20
Comparing various compressors.
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Comparing various compressors.
1997 5 $7.20
Demystifying buying bits from a breakers yard
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Demystifying buying bits from a breakers yard
1999 4 $7.20
Diesel engines - tracing faults in diesel engines can be daunting to those who are used to petrol units.  This easy-to-follow guide makes it a lot easier
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Diesel engines - tracing faults in diesel engines can be daunting to those who are used to petrol units. This easy-to-follow guide makes it a lot easier
2001 4 $7.20
Do 'lubricated-for-life' gearboxes have a shorter life than their oil change counterparts?
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Do 'lubricated-for-life' gearboxes have a shorter life than their oil change counterparts?
1997 3 $7.20
Electrics - how to track down electrical faults using a multimeter.
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Electrics - how to track down electrical faults using a multimeter.
1995 5 $7.20
Electrics - problems with power - sorting out most electrical problems is relatively easy, after you have discovered what and where they are.
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Electrics - problems with power - sorting out most electrical problems is relatively easy, after you have discovered what and where they are.
1996 5 $7.20
Engines - are you still struggling to come to terms with electronic engine management? Part one of this mini-series takes us back to basics.
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Engines - are you still struggling to come to terms with electronic engine management? Part one of this mini-series takes us back to basics.
2006 4 $7.20
Engines - Bottom end - Discovering the importance of oil and how to put things right when that factor is ignored.
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Engines - Bottom end - Discovering the importance of oil and how to put things right when that factor is ignored.
2008 3 $7.20
Engines - diagnosing engine faults by listening to the engine.
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Engines - diagnosing engine faults by listening to the engine.
1998 4 $7.20
Engines - diesel cars are renowned for their enviable engine longevity but that doesn't mean you can neglect them. Here's how to make a diesel even more reliable.
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Engines - diesel cars are renowned for their enviable engine longevity but that doesn't mean you can neglect them. Here's how to make a diesel even more reliable.
1996 3 $7.20
Engines - dismantling a small block straight six SOHC BMW engine.
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Engines - dismantling a small block straight six SOHC BMW engine.
2000 4 $7.20
Engines - dismantling the popular VTEC engine from Honda.
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Engines - dismantling the popular VTEC engine from Honda.
2003 4 $7.20
Engines - how to fit the VVC cylinder head onto a 1.6 or 1.8 K-series engine.
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Engines - how to fit the VVC cylinder head onto a 1.6 or 1.8 K-series engine.
2003 4 $7.20
Engines - reconditioning an oil pump.
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Engines - reconditioning an oil pump.
1995 3 $7.20
Engines - replacement engines - how not to get conned in the recon game.
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Engines - replacement engines - how not to get conned in the recon game.
1996 5 $7.20
Engines - Rover 216 block rebuild.
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Engines - Rover 216 block rebuild.
1997 2 $7.20
Engines - sticking valves syndrome which causes compression loss, poor starting, potential engine failure and big repair bills.
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Engines - sticking valves syndrome which causes compression loss, poor starting, potential engine failure and big repair bills.
1997 2 $7.20
Engines - Top End.  We discover that modern engines might not need the same attention as older units, and that's because beneath the covers, much has changed over the years.
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Engines - Top End. We discover that modern engines might not need the same attention as older units, and that's because beneath the covers, much has changed over the years.
2008 3 $7.20
Engines - Vauxhall Isuzu Diesel - how to dismantle the engine and what to watch out for
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Engines - Vauxhall Isuzu Diesel - how to dismantle the engine and what to watch out for
2001 4 $7.20
Engines - Volvo - dismantling a Volvo five cylinder twin-cam engine at Dragon Engines.
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Engines - Volvo - dismantling a Volvo five cylinder twin-cam engine at Dragon Engines.
2003 3 $7.20
Engines - XU engine - found in many Citroens and Peugeots.  How to dismantle one and the problems to expect.
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Engines - XU engine - found in many Citroens and Peugeots. How to dismantle one and the problems to expect.
2001 4 $7.20
Engines - you can't repair a damaged turbocharger yourself. But you certainly can replace a troublesome turbo with an exchange unit.
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Engines - you can't repair a damaged turbocharger yourself. But you certainly can replace a troublesome turbo with an exchange unit.
1997 3 $7.20
Everything you need to know about buying car insurance.
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Everything you need to know about buying car insurance.
1996 3 $7.20
Exhausts - performance tips - exhaust technology explained.
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Exhausts - performance tips - exhaust technology explained.
1995 2 $7.20
Factory visits - behind the scenes at Double 'S' , a stainless steel exhaust manufacturer at the leading edge of tube bending technology.
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Factory visits - behind the scenes at Double 'S' , a stainless steel exhaust manufacturer at the leading edge of tube bending technology.
1995 4 $7.20
Factory visits - Eastwood Automotive Restoration Techniques - a US mail order company over here.
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Factory visits - Eastwood Automotive Restoration Techniques - a US mail order company over here.
1995 3 $7.20
Factory visits - Hella components factory, Banbury.
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Factory visits - Hella components factory, Banbury.
1996 2 $7.20
Factory visits - Quinto Hazell Clutch Factory - behind the scenes at one of Britain's biggest manufacturers of clutch components.
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Factory visits - Quinto Hazell Clutch Factory - behind the scenes at one of Britain's biggest manufacturers of clutch components.
1996 4 $7.20
Filling isn't bodging! - panel repairs are rarely good enough to pain on directly.  We see how even cosmetically awful panels can be filled back to perfect shape. - accident repairs special
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Filling isn't bodging! - panel repairs are rarely good enough to pain on directly. We see how even cosmetically awful panels can be filled back to perfect shape. - accident repairs special
2005 4 $7.20
Finding and fixing injector faults
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Finding and fixing injector faults
2001 3 $7.20
Fiur-whell-drive transfer box - the workings of four-whell-drive transmission might sound like a scary and alien concept, but it's easily broken down into chunks and nothing for you to be scared of.
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Fiur-whell-drive transfer box - the workings of four-whell-drive transmission might sound like a scary and alien concept, but it's easily broken down into chunks and nothing for you to be scared of.
2008 3 $7.20
Fuel injection. Old carburettors will only give you a delivery of fuel which is an average of what you actually need. Pollution control is now so demanding that a really efficient system is required, which delivers exactly the amount needed and no more.
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Fuel injection. Old carburettors will only give you a delivery of fuel which is an average of what you actually need. Pollution control is now so demanding that a really efficient system is required, which delivers exactly the amount needed and no more.
1998 5 $7.20
Fuels of the future - LPG/CNG, bio, electric or hydrogen?  Which will provide our transport-fuel in future?
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Fuels of the future - LPG/CNG, bio, electric or hydrogen? Which will provide our transport-fuel in future?
2008 4 $7.20
Gearboxes - if you have a noisy or problematic manual gearbox, the thought of delving inside can be daunting, but should it be?  We look at what can be done on a DIY basis.
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Gearboxes - if you have a noisy or problematic manual gearbox, the thought of delving inside can be daunting, but should it be? We look at what can be done on a DIY basis.
2008 3 $7.20
Getting around disasters when things don't go well.
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Getting around disasters when things don't go well.
1997 4 $7.20
Go for gas! How to save 40% on your fuel costs with LPG.
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Go for gas! How to save 40% on your fuel costs with LPG.
2006 3 $7.20
Hoe to prepare your car for its MoT.
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Hoe to prepare your car for its MoT.
2001 4 $7.20
How LuK's Dual Mass Flywheel works.
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How LuK's Dual Mass Flywheel works.
2006 3 $7.20
How to build a Striker Ki Car.
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How to build a Striker Ki Car.
2005 4 $7.20
How to choose a good set of spanners.
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How to choose a good set of spanners.
1998 4 $7.20
How to drive like Damon Hill - taking to the track for a day.
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How to drive like Damon Hill - taking to the track for a day.
1997 3 $7.20
Ignitions systems - why and how they work.
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Ignitions systems - why and how they work.
1998 4 $7.20
Investigating the world of bio-diesel
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Investigating the world of bio-diesel
2007 6 $7.20
Is LPG really the fuel of the future?  Is DIY canversion viable?  What's a gas-converted car like to live with?
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Is LPG really the fuel of the future? Is DIY canversion viable? What's a gas-converted car like to live with?
2001 6 $7.20
It won't start - a look at fuelling problems.
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It won't start - a look at fuelling problems.
2001 3 $7.20
Keep your cool - how your car's cooling system works and some tips on maintaining it in top condition.
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Keep your cool - how your car's cooling system works and some tips on maintaining it in top condition.
2001 3 $7.20
Looking at piston rings and radiator leak stoppers being made.
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Looking at piston rings and radiator leak stoppers being made.
1996 2 $7.20
Low-tech rectification methods that work - minor rust and paint repairs.
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Low-tech rectification methods that work - minor rust and paint repairs.
1995 2 $7.20
LPG conversions are investigated and a full conversion of a modern vehicle to gas power is undertaken.
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LPG conversions are investigated and a full conversion of a modern vehicle to gas power is undertaken.
2003 5 $7.20
Magneti Marelli. It can be more cost-effective to overhaul this popular Italian alternator than to buy an exchange unit.
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Magneti Marelli. It can be more cost-effective to overhaul this popular Italian alternator than to buy an exchange unit.
1995 3 $7.20
Making a garage into a workshop.
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Making a garage into a workshop.
1995 4 $7.20
Micrometers and caliper vernier gauges for accurately measuring finely engineered components.
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Micrometers and caliper vernier gauges for accurately measuring finely engineered components.
1997 4 $7.20
Mini - how to fit Metro vented discs and four-pot calipers onto a Mini.
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Mini - how to fit Metro vented discs and four-pot calipers onto a Mini.
2003 4 $7.20
Minx at 50.  What is it like to own, drive and maintaina 1958 Hillman Minx in 2008?
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Minx at 50. What is it like to own, drive and maintaina 1958 Hillman Minx in 2008?
2008 4 $7.20
Modern methods for welding plastics.
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Modern methods for welding plastics.
1997 4 $7.20
MoT - don't ask for a fail - concluding look at pre-MOT checks you can do before the test with the underbonnet, steering/suspension, brakes and exhaust emissions.
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MoT - don't ask for a fail - concluding look at pre-MOT checks you can do before the test with the underbonnet, steering/suspension, brakes and exhaust emissions.
1996 3 $7.20
MoT - help and advice on getting your car through the dreaded annual 'trial by MoT'.
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MoT - help and advice on getting your car through the dreaded annual 'trial by MoT'.
2003 3 $7.20
MoT Testing - how to get your car through it and how to become a tester.
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MoT Testing - how to get your car through it and how to become a tester.
2005 4 $7.20
Multimeters and Diagnostics Supplement - fault finding. Modern skills and knowledge tied in with practical experience and know-how.
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Multimeters and Diagnostics Supplement - fault finding. Modern skills and knowledge tied in with practical experience and know-how.
1996 4 $7.20
Multimeters and Diagnostics Supplement - hi-tech tools for hi-tech motors.
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Multimeters and Diagnostics Supplement - hi-tech tools for hi-tech motors.
1996 5 $7.20
Multimeters and Diagnostics Supplement - how to cope with electronics.
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Multimeters and Diagnostics Supplement - how to cope with electronics.
1996 3 $7.20
Multimeters and Diagnostics Supplement - training in electronics.
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Multimeters and Diagnostics Supplement - training in electronics.
1996 1 $7.20
New cars tried and tested - Citroen Xsara Picaso 1.6 SX.
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New cars tried and tested - Citroen Xsara Picaso 1.6 SX.
2000 1 $7.20
Oils -  ACEA oils - the new grading scheme.
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Oils - ACEA oils - the new grading scheme.
1997 2 $7.20
Oils - all about oils for your engine - what those complex-sounding API, SAE, CCMC and ACEA oil ratings really mean, and how to pick the best engine lubricant for your car.
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Oils - all about oils for your engine - what those complex-sounding API, SAE, CCMC and ACEA oil ratings really mean, and how to pick the best engine lubricant for your car.
1995 4 $7.20
Oils - there's a lot more to modern oil than most people realise.
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Oils - there's a lot more to modern oil than most people realise.
2003 3 $7.20
Oils - There's so much more to oil than you would expect.
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Oils - There's so much more to oil than you would expect.
2000 3 $7.20
One good turn - describing the complexities of dealing with a broken wheel stud on a PT Cruiser.
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One good turn - describing the complexities of dealing with a broken wheel stud on a PT Cruiser.
2008 2 $7.20
Overhaul your MIG welder.
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Overhaul your MIG welder.
2001 2 $7.20
Panel beating/body repair - filling isn't bodging, if it's done correctly.
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Panel beating/body repair - filling isn't bodging, if it's done correctly.
1996 3 $7.20
Panel beating/body repair - how to replace bolt-on wings.
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Panel beating/body repair - how to replace bolt-on wings.
1995 4 $7.20
Panel beating/body repair - how to sort out a badly crumpled Volvo front wing in an hour and without spending more than £50.
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Panel beating/body repair - how to sort out a badly crumpled Volvo front wing in an hour and without spending more than 50.
2003 2 $7.20
Panel beating/body repair - refinishing special - part 1 - all you wanted to know about paintwork.
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Panel beating/body repair - refinishing special - part 1 - all you wanted to know about paintwork.
2003 3 $7.20
Panel beating/body repair - refinishing special - part 2 - how to spray 2K completely by the book, with proper booths, baking and colour mixing facilities.
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Panel beating/body repair - refinishing special - part 2 - how to spray 2K completely by the book, with proper booths, baking and colour mixing facilities.
2003 3 $7.20
Panel beating/body repair - refinishing special - part 3 - 2K pain, exploring how to use it responsibly and legitimately.
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Panel beating/body repair - refinishing special - part 3 - 2K pain, exploring how to use it responsibly and legitimately.
2003 3 $7.20
Performance tips - performance air filters.
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Performance tips - performance air filters.
1995 2 $7.20
Personalised number plates are not strictly for poseurs - owning one can make sound financial sense.
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Personalised number plates are not strictly for poseurs - owning one can make sound financial sense.
1996 3 $7.20
Planning permission for home and commercial workshops.
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Planning permission for home and commercial workshops.
1995 2 $7.20
Power steering is becoming an increasingly popular fitment to many cars. Here is what to do if it all goes wrong.
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Power steering is becoming an increasingly popular fitment to many cars. Here is what to do if it all goes wrong.
1996 3 $7.20
Practical advice on putting together a basic electric tool kit.
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Practical advice on putting together a basic electric tool kit.
1995 3 $7.20
Problems with electrically-operated windows.
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Problems with electrically-operated windows.
1995 4 $7.20
Radiators - what to look for when assessing secondhand radiators.
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Radiators - what to look for when assessing secondhand radiators.
2002 1 $7.20
Removing dents  - accident repair special.  With a little know-how panels with minor dents can normally be repaired satisfactorily.
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Removing dents - accident repair special. With a little know-how panels with minor dents can normally be repaired satisfactorily.
2005 3 $7.20
Servicing LPG systems
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Servicing LPG systems
2007 2 $7.20
Silicone brake fluid - the arguments for using it.
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Silicone brake fluid - the arguments for using it.
2001 2 $7.20
Smart repairs - correcting scuffs and minor bodywork damage needn't be expensive.
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Smart repairs - correcting scuffs and minor bodywork damage needn't be expensive.
2004 3 $7.20
Spare parts - common Volkswagen group part numbers means there's no cheap Skoda parts, unless you go outside the dealer network.
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Spare parts - common Volkswagen group part numbers means there's no cheap Skoda parts, unless you go outside the dealer network.
2003 2 $7.20
Spare parts - goodbye scrappie? The management of used car parts.
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Spare parts - goodbye scrappie? The management of used car parts.
1995 2 $7.20
Spare parts - how to use parts from other cars, looking at fitting an additional cooling fan, ideal for towing or gaining a few extra bhp over an original mechanical fan.
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Spare parts - how to use parts from other cars, looking at fitting an additional cooling fan, ideal for towing or gaining a few extra bhp over an original mechanical fan.
2003 3 $7.20
Spare parts - niche car makers make no secret of the fact that they use parts from bigger manufacturers. But how do owners stand when it comes to availability and prices, and will Rover's demise spoil things for the Elise?
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Spare parts - niche car makers make no secret of the fact that they use parts from bigger manufacturers. But how do owners stand when it comes to availability and prices, and will Rover's demise spoil things for the Elise?
2005 3 $7.20
Spare parts - Parts Direct - keeping your car on the road.
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Spare parts - Parts Direct - keeping your car on the road.
1996 1 $7.20
Spare parts - sourcing supplies from a cross Europe has allowed Nissan to keep their parts prices competitive - and some are even made in the UK.
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Spare parts - sourcing supplies from a cross Europe has allowed Nissan to keep their parts prices competitive - and some are even made in the UK.
2003 2 $7.20
Spare parts - the fact that Citroen's computers don't list stock prior to the mid-1980s doesn't appear to bode well, but getting hold of Citroen spares is actually very easy.
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Spare parts - the fact that Citroen's computers don't list stock prior to the mid-1980s doesn't appear to bode well, but getting hold of Citroen spares is actually very easy.
2003 2 $7.20
Spare parts - when MG Rover dropped Unipart in early 2002, there were bound to be problems. But is parts availability now back on track and what are the alternatives?
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Spare parts - when MG Rover dropped Unipart in early 2002, there were bound to be problems. But is parts availability now back on track and what are the alternatives?
2003 2 $7.20
Steering and suspension - how to stay on the straight and narrow with steering.
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Steering and suspension - how to stay on the straight and narrow with steering.
1996 4 $7.20
Steering and suspension - motorists need shock absorbers more than might imagined.
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Steering and suspension - motorists need shock absorbers more than might imagined.
1996 6 $7.20
Sump scraping - modifications to give you extra ground clearance and other tricks of the trade.
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Sump scraping - modifications to give you extra ground clearance and other tricks of the trade.
2000 2 $7.20
Surviving HVLP - a look at the future of vehicle straying in the UK.
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Surviving HVLP - a look at the future of vehicle straying in the UK.
1997 4 $7.20
Swapping bolted front wings - accident repairs special.
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Swapping bolted front wings - accident repairs special.
2004 4 $7.20
The CAN wiring system explained.
Article from Car Mechanics

The CAN wiring system explained.
2006 2 $7.20
The growing sophistication of modern cars is making life difficult for automatic transmission specialists.
Article from Car Mechanics

The growing sophistication of modern cars is making life difficult for automatic transmission specialists.
1998 3 $7.20
The increased use of plastic in car construction is considered, along with the repair and refinishing options available.
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The increased use of plastic in car construction is considered, along with the repair and refinishing options available.
1995 3 $7.20
The K series engine from Rover, highlighting a full strip down along with the problems to look out for and the modifications that can be made
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The K series engine from Rover, highlighting a full strip down along with the problems to look out for and the modifications that can be made
2000 4 $7.20
The option of hiring the workshop equipment you need, rather than buying it.
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The option of hiring the workshop equipment you need, rather than buying it.
1995 2 $7.20
Timing Belts - like them or loathe them are something most of us have to deal with at some time.  We give advice on changing them.
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Timing Belts - like them or loathe them are something most of us have to deal with at some time. We give advice on changing them.
2008 4 $7.20
Tool and equipment test/comparisons - diagnostics with the Gunson Fault Sensor Simulator.
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Tool and equipment test/comparisons - diagnostics with the Gunson Fault Sensor Simulator.
1995 1 $7.20
Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - Advanced Diagnostics' AD300.
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Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - Advanced Diagnostics' AD300.
2003 2 $7.20
Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - Carsoft, the laptop-based diagnostic testing system.
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Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - Carsoft, the laptop-based diagnostic testing system.
2005 2 $7.20
Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - compressed air is very useful in the workshop and these days the equipment's remarkably inexpensive.
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Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - compressed air is very useful in the workshop and these days the equipment's remarkably inexpensive.
1995 4 $7.20
Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - dial gauges - some ways in which a dial test indicator (DTI) can make life easier in the workshop and how to get a good one cheaply.
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Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - dial gauges - some ways in which a dial test indicator (DTI) can make life easier in the workshop and how to get a good one cheaply.
1996 3 $7.20
Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - finishing the air power series by looking at the long-term future of air tool usage.
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Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - finishing the air power series by looking at the long-term future of air tool usage.
2003 2 $7.20
Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - motoring money savers - diesel lift pump repair.
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Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - motoring money savers - diesel lift pump repair.
1996 1 $7.20
Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - Powerboost from Ecotek Technologies put on test.
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Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - Powerboost from Ecotek Technologies put on test.
2003 2 $7.20
Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - Tech 2.
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Tool and equipment tests/comparisons - Tech 2.
2005 2 $7.20
Tools and equipment tests/comparisons - going wireless - if you have never taken cordless power tools seriously, now is the time to start.
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Tools and equipment tests/comparisons - going wireless - if you have never taken cordless power tools seriously, now is the time to start.
2003 3 $7.20
Tools and equipment tests/comparisons - hand tools - advice on what to buy when starting from scratch.
Article from Car Mechanics

Tools and equipment tests/comparisons - hand tools - advice on what to buy when starting from scratch.
1995 3 $7.20
Tools and equipment tests/comparisons - special tools - making life easier when working on engines.
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Tools and equipment tests/comparisons - special tools - making life easier when working on engines.
1996 5 $7.20
Towing - a look at the legalities of towing and some of the modifications available to improve your tow car.
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Towing - a look at the legalities of towing and some of the modifications available to improve your tow car.
2005 3 $7.20
Towing - finding out how to fit a tow bar and service a trailer.
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Towing - finding out how to fit a tow bar and service a trailer.
2005 4 $7.20
Towing may not be as difficult or expensive as you think.
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Towing may not be as difficult or expensive as you think.
1996 4 $7.20
Trolley jack overhaul - an inefficient trolley jack isn't just annoying, it can be dangerous. But contrary to popular belief they-re usually dead-easy to overhaul as demonstrated here.
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Trolley jack overhaul - an inefficient trolley jack isn't just annoying, it can be dangerous. But contrary to popular belief they-re usually dead-easy to overhaul as demonstrated here.
1995 3 $7.20
Turbocharger troubles - explaining how the turbo works, how to be sure you really have turbo trouble, and the best way of fixing it if you have
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Turbocharger troubles - explaining how the turbo works, how to be sure you really have turbo trouble, and the best way of fixing it if you have
1999 5 $7.20
Tyres - is the dodgy remould a thing of the past and can motorists at last buy with confidence?
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Tyres - is the dodgy remould a thing of the past and can motorists at last buy with confidence?
1995 3 $7.20
Upgrading your car's sound system, replacing a defective one or installing one from scratch.
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Upgrading your car's sound system, replacing a defective one or installing one from scratch.
2000 4 $7.20
Using bodyfiller - filler is an essential refinishing process.  We explain how to use it properly.
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Using bodyfiller - filler is an essential refinishing process. We explain how to use it properly.
2004 3 $7.20
Weber carrb swap - How to exchange a Pierberg carburettor for a new Weber on a Volkswagen automatic in two hours!
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Weber carrb swap - How to exchange a Pierberg carburettor for a new Weber on a Volkswagen automatic in two hours!
2004 2 $7.20
Welding equipment spotlight - serious accidents inevitably involve some welding.  We see how welding technology makes life easier.
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Welding equipment spotlight - serious accidents inevitably involve some welding. We see how welding technology makes life easier.
2005 4 $7.20
Wheels - a clean set of wheels improves the overall appearance of you car.
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Wheels - a clean set of wheels improves the overall appearance of you car.
1997 2 $7.20
Wheels - four wheel, or total alignment is the only true way to set up your car's tracking properly. It could also save you money.
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Wheels - four wheel, or total alignment is the only true way to set up your car's tracking properly. It could also save you money.
2003 2 $7.20
Where there's smoke - ever failed a roadside test?  We have a theory about these tests and why seemingly good cars fail them.
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Where there's smoke - ever failed a roadside test? We have a theory about these tests and why seemingly good cars fail them.
2000 2 $7.20
Wipers and washers - some helpful advice on keeping windscreen wipers and washers in tip-top working order.
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Wipers and washers - some helpful advice on keeping windscreen wipers and washers in tip-top working order.
2005 3 $7.20
Workshops - secondhand workshop equipment.
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Workshops - secondhand workshop equipment.
1996 4 $7.20
Workshops - shelving and storage in a garage workshop.
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Workshops - shelving and storage in a garage workshop.
1995 2 $7.20
Your own workshop built from scratch.
Article from Car Mechanics

Your own workshop built from scratch.
1995 3 $7.20