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    Recalls: Nissan recalls over 120,000 Altimas due to... spare tire inflation?!

    A pressure regulator that over- or underinflated spare tires for five days earlier this year has led to a recall of 123,308 units of the 2013 Nissan Altima. Sedans that were manufactured from March 21-26 are those possibly affected by the temporary tire snafu, the recall for which will begin on ...

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    Official: Toyota issues recall for 150K Tacoma pickups over possible spare tire trouble

    Toyota has initiated a recall of its Tacoma pick-up from the 2001 to 2004 model years, with up to 150,000 units affected. Tacomas sold in 20 snowbelt states and the District of Columbia could have an issue with the lift plate on their spare tire carrier, which is a piece of metal that helps raise ...

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    Video: Creative carpentry - tree branch used as spare tire

    A greener kind of spare tire – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Man's indomitable spirit and ingenuity are wonderful things – they allow for man to persevere in the most trying of situations. Aron Ralston hacked off his own arm and survived after a boulder trapped him in Blue ...

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    Artist Damien Hirst selling world's most expensive spare tire cover?

    This is a spare tire cover painted by British contemporary artist Damien Hurst. It currently retails for £900. That's $1,390 based on current exchange rates. You read correctly – a tire cover that costs over one thousand dollars. Hirst's work is praised around the world, and this ...

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    Toyota recalling 600,000 Sienna minivans over corrosion on spare tire cable

    2010 Toyota Sienna – click above for high-res image gallery
    It appears Toyota just can't shake the recall bug. Since last fall, Toyota has issued massive recalls for floor mats, stuck pedals, Prius brakes, Tundra frame rust and now the Japanese automaker's minivan is getting in on the act. ...

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    Toyota extends Tundra rust recall to include 2000-03 models, totalling 110,000 trucks

    If you've been following the Toyota Tundra rust saga, you're aware that NHSTA recently requested data from Toyota about the purported frame corrosion affecting 2000 and 2001 models. Today, Toyota has extended that recall to include the 2002-03 model years, saying that a small number of trucks ...

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    REPORT: Fat people waste gas

    Gas prices have settled a bit in the past few months, but with the cost of a gallon still lingering well in the two-dollar range, many Americans are looking for ways to save a few bucks at the pump. But what if you are happy with your current car and don't want to be a new one that's more fuel ...


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