nac.. american engineering
thejimrose at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 14:18:04 PST 2008
really?! hmm i've always wondered what they were like to work on.
On Jan 30, 2008 2:13 PM, Grant Lenahan <glenahan at vfemail.net> wrote:
> My 986 boxster is about 5x easier to work on than my C5 audi.
> Its VW, not Germans, nor Americans nor Toyotans.
> Mark J. Besso wrote:
> > I believe the Porsche 944/968 has the oil filter mounted that way.
> > I'm not going from anything fact-based, but I'd be willing to guess that
> > wasn't engineered by an American.
> > ~Mark
> > On Wed, 30 Jan 2008 11:32:23 -0800
> > thejimrose <thejimrose at gmail.com> wrote:
> > american engineering or just not german? =)
> > first time i popped the hood on my gf's 05 4runner i was FLOORED to
> > find the
> > oil filter sitting, messy side down, in an aluminum funnel at the top
> > of the
> > engine bay. no wonder toyota charges her like 40$ for an oil change..
> >> FWIW, my Cadillac Escalade looks like it might need an alternator
> >> soon (at
> >> only 85,000 miles since I purchased it new). Starting to drop
> >> voltage
> >> occasionally at low RPM. The beauty? Right on top of the engine.
> >> Probably
> >> a 10 minute job, including getting the tools. Special tensioner
> >> tool?
> >> 1/2"
> >> breaker bar (or ratchet). Sometimes (and I hate to admit this), I
> >> really
> >> admire American engineering.
> >> Mark Rosenkrantz
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