October, 2007 Archives - Tomorrows Technician
October 2007 Crossword Puzzle

Across 1. Diagnostic drive by service technician (4,4) 5. Loose-piston noise 9. Term for unevenness in carburetion 10. Term for shuddering clutch action 11. Shifting device in Formula One car 12. A company’s trucks, collectively 14. Removable item with ratchet sound (3,3) 16. Term for washer-equipped wiper (3,3) 19. Serpentine belt ____ pulley 21. Procession

Trucking Into Performance Mods

  When Andre Soto of San Diego, CA, got his 1996 Toyota Tacoma truck during his junior year of high school, he wanted to modify it and add some performance features, but wasn’t really sure how. “I started going to car shows, and all I saw were all Hondas or Acuras,” Soto said. “I then

De-Bugging New Beetle Engine Quirks

Adapted from Larry Bailly’s articles in Import Car

Passing Inspection

Adapted from Gene Markel’s article in Brake & Front End

Filtering Out Future Problems

Adapted from Larry Carley’s article in Counterman

Picking up Bad Vibes: Diagnosing a Shake, Rattle & Roll

Adapted from Larry Carley’s Article in Brake & Front End