2000 Porsche Boxster IMS Bearing Replacement

2000 Porsche Boxster IMS Bearing Replacement

Is the Toyota Yaris iA Getting a (Formerly Rejected) Sibling?

Three years ago, I stood in the Palais des congrès in Montreal as representatives from Mazda Canada introduced the next-generation Mazda 2, a model that never made it to either Canadian or American

Nissan Goes on About Inspiration: I’m Skeptical, but Kyoto Craftsmen Are Still Great Artisans

Nissan introduced the Xmotion (pronounced Cross Motion) CUV concept at the NAIAS in Detroit the other day. The company says the Xmotion is inspired by the Yokahama-based automaker’s Japanese herita

Lexus Is Plenty Aware That Everyone Wants a Successor to the LFA

Lexus’ LFA was a car nobody could have anticipated. Limited to just 500 production models, the $350,000 status symbol was as prestigious as it was rare. Strange, considering Lexus is known as a luxu

The Dead Zone: New Roadside Service Sees Electric Hyundais Take One for the Team

Reading about Hyundai’s new customer service program, it’s hard not to think of the M*A*S*H episode where a supply shortage forces the surgeons to donate their own blood to the patients they’re

McLaren Confirms SUVs Aren’t for Supercar Manufacturers

Let’s take a moment to consider how ubiquitous sport utility vehicles and crossovers have become. They are, quite literally, everywhere, and reason for this is that they’ve morphed into a jack-of-

Rare Rides: The 1991 BMW Bertone Freeclimber, or BMW’s First Actual SUV

We’ve been on a bit of a continental streak lately here at Rare Rides. First, the Cadillac Allanté showed us American engineering with Italian design. Then, the Gordon-Keeble coupe from 1965 mixe

TTAC Hot Takes: At NAIAS, Michael’s Tie Goes for a Walkabout

(TTAC Hot Takes are video roundup posts which will occur whenever we can get Michael Accardi into hair and makeup. These posts are a mandate of our VerticalScope overlords, who are fascinated with the

Seven of Mine: Chevrolet Assimilates Another Cog Into the Camaro

Corvette customers have enjoyed the choice of a seven-speed manual since its introduction in the macho C7. Paired with the Vette’s V8, the 144-pound transmission is made by Tremec and incorporates a

Dan Gurney, One of the People Who Has Made America Great

He called his cars — made in California — Eagles, and his friends and fans nicknamed him Big Eagle. His company and team were the All American Racers (though they raced Toyotas for some time). He

Ask Jack: A Real Pain In the RS?

Did you watch HBO’s new David Simon show, The Deuce? It takes a while to get started, kind of like Season 2 of The Wire, also a Simon creation, but it eventually acquires some real momentum. Anyway

2011 Subaru WRX STI, TPMS Installation

Mark: Hi, it's Mark from Top Local. We're here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver, Vancouver's best auto service experience. How you doing, Bernie?​Bernie: I'm doing good. Mark: We'

Ford Econoline Vans, How Reliable Are They?

Mark: Hi, it's Mark from Top Local. We're here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver, 18 time winners of Best Auto Repair in Vancouver, as voted by their customers. How you doing, Bernie?

2007 Toyota Prius, ABS Brakes

Mark: Hi, it's Mark from Top Local. We're here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver. Vancouver's best auto service experience. How are you this morning, Bernie?Bernie: I’m doing very w

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 5.7L V8 Maintenance Service

Mark: Hi, it's Mark from Top Local. We're here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver, 18-time winners of Best Auto Repair in Vancouver as voted by their customers. How are you doing Berni

2002 Porsche 911; Electrical Short Repair

Mark: Hi, it’s Mark from Top Local, we’re here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver, Vancouver’s best auto service experience. Merry Christmas Bernie.Bernie: Merry Christmas MarkMa

2006 Toyota Matrix, Brake Backing Plate Replacement

Mark: Hi, it's Mark from Top Local. We're here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver, 18-time winners of Best Auto Repair in Vancouver as voted by their customers. And Vancouver's best au

2002 Volvo S40, Camshaft Gear Replacement

Mark: Hi, it's Mark from Top Local, we’re here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in beautiful Vancouver, BC where the rain never stops. So we're here talking about a 2002 Volvo S40, and what was

2003 Volvo V70, Check Engine Lamp with EVAP code

Mark: Hi, it’s mark from Top Local, we’re here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver. Vancouver’s best auto service experience, 18 time winners of Best Auto Repair in Vancouver. How

2006 VW TDI Jetta, Camshaft and Lifter Replacement

Mark: Good morning, this is Mark at Top Local. We're here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver, the world famous Bernie Pawlik. They are 18 time winners of Best Auto Repair in Vancouver.

2013 Ford F150, 5.0L Spark Plug Replacement

Mark: Hi, it’s Mark from Top Local, we’re here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver, Vancouver’s best auto service experience, 18 time winners of Best Auto Repair inVancouver as vo

From bhupender: Porsche Boxster Engine Swap

Porsche Boxster Engine Swap

Door Sub Upgrade

One can tell the Boxster is a real sports car because the designers made no effort to fit it with a particularly good sounding stereo. I can just picture a German engineer sitting at his desk saying:

How to Fix the Climate Control LCD

When I first got my Boxster, the climate control display was all but useless. The numbers didn't display properly and the vent controls (top, bottom, middle, etc) were completely blocked out by what l

From mike: Your engine is toast. It most likely experienc...

Your engine is toast. It most likely experienced a catastrophic IMS bearing failure. If and when you buy a used engine, be sure to replace the IMS bearing and rear main seal while the engine is out.

From JimBob: It all depends on what you want and how much m...

It all depends on what you want and how much money you are willing to spend. The best thing that you can do is to learn all you can about your options and understand the tradeoffs: Option 1: Used (eB

From Steven Brown: From what I've read, you could be looking ...

From what I've read, you could be looking at a new engine for like $3-4,000. The engine is not likely to be rebuildable. The best engine replacement is at www.flat6innovations.com, but they are not ch

From Paul Nurse: try posting on the new site called bidfix, it&...

try posting on the new site called bidfix, it's for people that need something fix (even auto repair), you put what you need done or what the problem is and let people/companies in your area bid on fi

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