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    Video: Watch Larry Kosilla resurrect the finish of this barn-find 1966 Porsche 912
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    Larry Kosilla, the founder of the Ammo NYC line of car cleaning products, has his own show YouTube's Drive network – we saw his work before when he gave a Ferrari 288 GTO a two-day detailing job. On this episode, Kosilla gets called in to do his best with a 1966 Porsche 912, a car that was ...

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    Study: Female drivers avoid touching dipsticks
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    In a study conducted by UK used car website Autoquake.com, it seems that women are less likely to to perform basic maintenance compared to men. According to the study, women are far more likely to avoid checking their vehicles' oil level, with 12 percent of survey respondents admitting they never ...

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    Video: Prestone melts GM 3.6-liter engine block with blowtorches to show importance of coolant
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    It doesn't take a gearhead to know that engine coolant is vitally important to the overall health of your car or truck. Still, thousands of vehicle owners ignore their coolant every year to the detriment of their precious powertrains. Prestone wanted ...

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    PSA: Eating in the car increases risk of food poisoning
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    Ever eat in your car? If so, we're thinking there is a good chance there is currently at least one french fry stuck between the driver seat and the center arm rest. That's pretty bad, but a study by researchers from British auto accessories retailer Halfords shows that there probably are a lot ...

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    Ashes to residual ashes: take care of your car in areas of falling ash
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    For those of you who have to deal with falling ash from fires, such as the folks in Southern California right now, the most important car care tip for you could be not to let ash interact with water on your car or remain on the car for a long time. If ash and water -- even nighttime dew -- get ...

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    Master Mechanics vote for 3,000-mile oil change interval
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    In a survey conducted by Valvoline, sixty-percent of ASE certified Master Automobile technicians questioned said that a vehicle's oil should be changed every 3,000 miles. Twenty-nine percent said between 3,000-5,000 miles is acceptable and just two percent voted that between 5,000-10,000 miles is ...

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    Battle of the sexes a wash when it comes to car care
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    A recent nation-wide survey by Jiffy Lube casts strong doubt upon the age-old image that men know more about cars than women. When asked, for example, where to find a tire's air-pressure, two-thirds of the men answered incorrectly as opposed to 45-percent of women. The percentages were the same ...

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