Tag: Piston Slap

Piston Slap: Droppin’ Knowledge on Headlight Wiring Voltage Drop

<img data-attachment-id="1574809" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cars-1840934_1920.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1280" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="SUV Headlight" data-image-description=" CC0 Public Domain Free for commercial use No attribution required ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cars-1840934_1920-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cars-1840934_1920-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1574809″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cars-1840934_1920-610×407.jpg” alt=”SUV Headlight, Public Domain” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cars-1840934_1920-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cars-1840934_1920-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cars-1840934_1920-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cars-1840934_1920-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cars-1840934_1920-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Randy writes: A few weeks ago I installed a […]

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Piston Slap: That Gritty Feeling in Your Brakes?

<img data-attachment-id="1676790" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-20t-wheel-tire-brembo-brakes.jpg" data-orig-size="770,664" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Cadillac ATS Brembo Brake Caliper" data-image-description=" Image: automotiveaddicts.com ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-20t-wheel-tire-brembo-brakes-406×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-20t-wheel-tire-brembo-brakes-610×526.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676790″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-20t-wheel-tire-brembo-brakes-610×526.jpg” alt=”Cadillac ATS Brembo Brake Caliper, Image: automotiveaddicts.com” width=”610″ height=”526″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-20t-wheel-tire-brembo-brakes-610×526.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-20t-wheel-tire-brembo-brakes-75×65.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-20t-wheel-tire-brembo-brakes-406×350.jpg 406w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-20t-wheel-tire-brembo-brakes-768×662.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-20t-wheel-tire-brembo-brakes-120×103.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2015-cadillac-ats-coupe-20t-wheel-tire-brembo-brakes.jpg 770w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>TTAC Commentator 1500cc writes: Hi Sajeev, I have an […]

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Piston Slap: Droppin’ a Dime on Quarter Panel Replacement?

<img data-attachment-id="1675728" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/IMG_0110.jpeg" data-orig-size="320,240" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Smashed Mustang Quarter Panel" data-image-description=" Image: OP ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/IMG_0110.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/IMG_0110.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1675728″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/IMG_0110.jpeg” alt=”Smashed Mustang Quarter Panel, Image: OP” width=”550″ height=”413″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/IMG_0110.jpeg 320w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/IMG_0110-75×56.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/IMG_0110-120×90.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 550px) 100vw, 550px”>TTAC regular Mikey writes: A lady backed into my Mustang a few weeks ago. She was cool and […]

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Piston Slap: All Abarth That Bad Diagnosis!

Chris Writes: Greetings Sajeev! We’ve just been informed that our 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth has 180-180-180-20 compression and likely needs a new engine. Options are somewhat clouded by a remaining note of about $6,000. Looks like this boils down to: Get out, despite the sunk costs and remaining note, and get into amore conventional car. […]

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