Monthly Archives: July 2000

Auto Tech: Transmission troubles

by Jim Kerr Summer holiday travelling can be very hard on your automatic transmission. I recently talked to a couple of automotive technicians working in Kelowna, British Columbia, about transmission problems, and found them to be busier than ever repairing … Continue reading

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Auto Tech: Engine Design

by Jim Kerr The basic four-stroke automobile engine still operates in much the same manner as it did when it was first designed over 100 years ago. The force of the burning fuel pushes a piston down a cylinder; a … Continue reading

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Waiting for Wheels

By Grant Yoxon Not since the introduction of Volkswagen’s New Beetle two years ago has there been anything like it – a vehicle so appealing that people are willing to put money down without a test drive, without sitting inside … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2000 Honda S2000

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Auto Tech: Increasing fuel economy

by Jim Kerr The cost of fuel for your automobile has increased in leaps and bounds since the 1950′ and 1960’s. Even so, our fuel cost today is cheap when compared to some European countries where fuel is over $1.50 … Continue reading

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