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What should I do if my Ontario licence plate is peeling?

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What should I do if my Ontario licence plate is peeling?

If your licence plate looks like this, you are advised to visit a Service Ontario location to have it replaced. My Ontario licence plate is peeling. What should I do? If your licence plate is less than five years old, they will replace it free By Mike Pearson - Stoney Creek News Ontario licence plates must be kept clean and free of obstruction by any device that prevents digits from being accurately photographed, under Section 13(1) of the Highway Traffic Act. But what should you do if the outer layer of your plate is bubbling or peeling, making it difficult to read?...

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Install Child Seats in your Old School Ride

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Install Child Seats in your Old School Ride

Making your Classic Car Child Seat Friendly I’m gonna go out on a limb here and guess that if you’re reading this you love cars, just like me. I’m also gonna assume that for those of you who have a family, you love your kids too, just like me. One thing I do know for sure, is that car people like to share our hobby with others… our friends, our families, and in my case, my young children. I’ve got a 6-year old and an 18-month old, and they both like my old car, which is great! The problem is,...

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Edelbrock Pro-Flo 4 EFI Review

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Edelbrock Pro-Flo 4 EFI Review

Edlebrock’s Pro-Flo 4 EFI System Dyno Tested On A Junkyard LS By BRIAN HAVINS - Originally published on enginelabs.com Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) is not a new concept in the automotive industry. American Motors Corporation (AMC) designed the first commercial EFI system, called the Electrojector. (Hello AMC Forum members!) This system was developed by Bendix back in 1957. Since that time, fuel injection has gained popularity as it increases an engine’s efficiency as well as drivability. It’s impossible to find anything but fuel injection on modern cars these days. Over the years, enthusiasts have figured out ways to utilize factory...

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PROBLEM READING YOUR 0-15 PSI LIQUID FILLED GAUGES? VENT THE GAUGE.

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PROBLEM READING YOUR 0-15 PSI LIQUID FILLED GAUGES? VENT THE GAUGE.

Why is my Liquid Filled gauge unpredictable? Product: 0-15 Liquid Filled GaugesProblem: Gauge does not read correctly.Solution: Vent the gauge.For an accurate pressure reading on a liquid filled gauge, you should vent the gauge before taking a pressure reading. You should vent the gauge whenever the temperature of the gauge has changed significantly (either heated up or cooled down).Venting is easy to do and takes seconds. To vent the gauge carefully push the side of the vent plug (the part under the plug lip) with your thumbnail to equalize the gauge case pressure with the atmosphere (reference pressure). Do not remove...

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How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Vehicle

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How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Vehicle

How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Cars Mice are known to crawl into vents inside vehicles, where they can die and fill a car with stench in the process. Mice also eat away at various wires, tubes and circuitry under the hood. Consequently, if you do nothing to fight a mice infestation in your car, you run the risk of having future performance issues with the vehicle.   BEWARE OF MICE BEARING GIFTS Automotive technicians often discover nests and stashes of nuts that rodents love to store within the warm confines of an engine. One tech found a bird...

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