How To Change The Serpentine Belt On Your Toyota V6

For a while now on my daily driver (2007 Toyota Camry) I’ve had this terrible squeaking noise. It’s the kind of noise that drives you crazy and makes you hate driving it. Some days it would go away and other days it would come back with a vengeance, so I knew it was the belt. I figured out that my engine, the V6 2GFRE, has an easily changeable serpentine belt. It’s a fairly simple task so I decided to do it myself and knock out the noise once and for…

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How To Fix Anything On Your Car Yourself- Mostly

So you want to know how to fix anything on your car yourself eh? If you’re anything like me you like to wrench on your car when you get the chance; whether its to save money, experiment, or just maybe the problem doesn’t seem big enough to warrant a visit to an actual mechanic, as was the case with my most recent wrenching experience. The Problem So its march, and it’s been pretty cold lately. My daily driver (2007 Toyota Camry) had develop a weird noise coming from the steering…

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Best Cars Under $5k: The Cursory List

I consistently have friends and family looking for advice on car purchases. The question that comes up the most is best budget car for the lowest price. Specifically what are the best cars under $5k, because well, nobody has money to spend anymore. The one advantage to obsessing about cars is you can occasionally talk about them and give some useful advice. So to make it easier for myself I decided to write down a list of what I think is the best value in cars these days. We’re talking…

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