2000 Porsche Boxster IMS Bearing Replacement

2000 Porsche Boxster IMS Bearing Replacement

GM Wants Customers to Pay for Gas Without Leaving the Vehicle

General Motors is updating its on-board digital marketplace to allow customers to purchase fuel without ever having to leave the vehicle. You’ll still have to leave the confines of the vehicle to ac

German Diesel Probe Goes Deep With Porsche

The investigative parade continues in Germany. Prosecutors investigating Volkswagen Group’s diesel-emissions scandal have now turned their attention to Porsche. Roughly 10 facilities owned by the a

Green Oval? Ford Claims Top MPG Marks for Upcoming F-150 Diesel

Ford Motor Company claims its 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel V6, due to appear under the hood of the F-150 starting in May, blows the competition out of the water in terms of fuel economy. The automake

Rare Rides: The 1992 Volkswagen Passat Syncro G60

Today’s Rare Ride is a reader submission by one Eric T. Perusing Craigslist in Frasier Crane’s hometown of Seattle, he came upon this quite uncommon Volkswagen Passat wagon. It’s a variant never

Honda Concept Previews a Smaller Type R, But Not for Us

  Honda quietly unveiled the Small RS Concept hatchback at the Indonesia International Motor Show. This concept is basically a mini Type R. It has a large rear wing, LED daytime running lights, gloss

QOTD: Missing in Action?

A phone that could only have been lost through the intervention of some kind of malevolent, omnipotent force leads us to today’s question. We’re not concerned with missing cellular devices, of cou

China Plans to Open Car Market By 2022

After weeks of unpleasant trade talk and posturing between Washington and Beijing, China’s lead economic planner announced the country would be easing limits on foreign ownership of automotive ventu

VW to Continue ‘Electrifying America’ With Help From Walmart

Volkswagen’s ongoing penance for its diesel-emission scandal includes a serious investment in to the United States’ EV charging infrastructure. But critics of the plan have previously suggested it

Buy/Drive/Burn: The 2018 Mid-size Import Sedan Showdown

This will be our third Sedan Showdown in a row. Kicking us off were some basic full-size models, and through the “Not nice enough!” complaints, the Charger took home the win. Giving the people wha

Lexus ES Sporting Modish Metal for Seventh Generation

The next-generation Lexus ES will debut at the Beijing auto show this month, which is fitting. China knows luxury and appears to be preserving high-end sedans while Americans continue to turn their ba

2011 BMW 335D; Glow Plugs

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How Are Audi Cars for Reliability?

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Pawlik Automotive – Why Do A Podcast?

After doing car maintenance and repair videos for many years, we’re doing a podcast!  But Why? Short answer, people wanted it.  We cover all makes and models of cars from the viewpoint of 38 years

2005 Toyota 4Runner, Steering Column U-Joint

Download Podcast Here Mark: Hi it’s Mark, producer of the Pawlik Automotive Show and Podcast. How’re you doing Bernie? Bernie: Doing very well Mark. Mark: So we’re talking about cars with Bern

1999 Range Rover Plugged Engine Oil Pickup Tube

Mark: Hi, it’s Mark from Top Local, we’re here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver. Vancouver’s best auto service experience, 38 years repairing and servicing, maintaining cars an

2003 Audi A4 Brake Hose Repair

Mark: Hi, it’s Mark from Top Local, we’re here with Bernie Pawlik, Pawlik Automotive in Vancouver, 38 years of servicing and repairing vehicles in the Vancouver BC area and 18 time winners of Best

2007 VW Toureg 3.6L Valve Cover 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, servicing and repairing, maintaining cars in Vancouve

From ?: 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 ?: 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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