August 2007 Crossword Puzzle -

August 2007 Crossword Puzzle

Across
1. Oil-level indicator
5. Electrical system safety valve
9. UFO driver
10. Sudden tire failure
11. Range of piston travel
12. Invitation to hitchhiker, perhaps (3,2)
14. Modern steering-wheel-hub component
16. Diesel counterpart of gasoline octane
19. Take the wheel
21. Trips down the track, in drag-racing lingo
24. Service-station fixture, frequently (3,4)
25. Often-ignored car sound
26. Fastener type, e.g. T-15, T-40
27. Non-powered technician’s vehicles

Down
1. Dash-gauge face
2. Body-shop professional
3. CB-radio code for T
4. Battery wires
6. Leaf spring to axle housing connector (1,4)
7. Car-warranty adjective, sometimes
8. Dashboard-switch type
13. Item nicknamed bump stick
15. Intake-system item
17. CAFE is Corporate ____ Fuel Economy
18. Final word in right-side-mirror message
20. Driver ____, common accident cause
22. Accumulated cooling-system deposits
23. Alternator output, briefly

 

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