Category: Auto Repair

How To Start a Car That Has Been Sitting For 1 Year

July 29th, 2020 by

So you’ve dug into your garage, thrown away the stacks of outdated automotive magazines, found the dusty carcass of your old car, and decided it’s time to revive your baby? An excellent thought as now’s the perfect time to start a long-dead car. Sitting cars can suffer from a variety of maladies, including stale gas,

Junkyard Gem: 1991 Ford Festiva with 317K miles

July 28th, 2020 by

Most cars that make it to astoundingly high mileage figures tend to fall into one of two categories: engineering masterpieces that ended up being hard to kill (and got a lifetime of at least the most important maintenance items) or machines that inspired unquestioning love from owners willing to keep opening their wallets for decades