‘DIY’ Category

  1. Recommended oil change intervals

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    August 13, 2017 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    Comparison of 7500 mile vs 15,000 mile oil change intervals

    The oil change interval that your car maker recommends might not be the best for long-term engine health.


  2. DIY – Front end creak remedy for 2006 BMW X3 (E83)

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    February 13, 2015 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    Anybody can potentially repair a creaking BMW front end in minutes at no cost!


  3. DIY – Front control arm bushing replacement BMW Z4 (E85) or 3-series (E46)

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    February 13, 2015 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    Replacing the front lower control arm bushings on a 2007 BMW Z4 (E85) or 3-series (E46) is easy, if you …
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  4. Hidden Mazda RX8 spark plugs

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    March 7, 2014 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    There actually is an easy way to access the spark plugs on a Mazda RX8! Accessing them from the top …
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  5. Universal and wobble joints

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    February 28, 2014 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    Universal and wobble joints can save your sanity, and the skin on your knuckles, when the fastener you are trying …
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  6. Mazda RX8 Clutch Pedal

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    February 21, 2014 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    The Mazda RX8 is a great car! It does have some quirks, a weak clutch pedal bracket being one of …
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  7. Sizing PEX pipe

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    February 13, 2014 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    Part of making sure that your new “car wash” shower will work is providing adequate water flow. During the planning …
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  8. Where has the Quirky Uncle been?

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    January 18, 2014 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    As you might have noticed, there hasn’t been any new content posted to this blog in a few months. Why …
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  9. DIY – Polishing Oxidized Headlights

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    October 3, 2013 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

    Don’t let this happen to you! Headlight oxidation is preventable! Polycarbonate headlights are prone to oxidation that limits their light …
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  10. DIY – How to correctly aim car mirrors

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    September 27, 2013 by quirkyuncle

    Aiming the mirrors in your car correctly is vital for safe driving. Unfortunately, many of us aren’t pointing them in …
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