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Sometimes things don't go right, and we end up with an engine making unhealthy noises, or performing poorly. Marty recently went through this with his Levorg (CHECK THE VIDEO HERE) so I figured it was the perfect time to throw some advice out there for the people who are fortunate enough to have not grenaded an engine before. As engines are made up of thousands of individual components, there are dozens of ways they can fail - from innocuous sounding rattles to giant kabooms that end with you driving over your own crank, there are many ways to hurt your...

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We have all seen the Internet melt down when someone stumbles into an old garage and finds a long-abandoned car - but why does this happen?

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Many car fans are drawn to supercars because of their outlandish looks, wild engine sounds, and storied top speeds. But, are these famous old beasts actually fast?  Today we have cars built at home in sheds making way more power than any of these old classics, and modern supercars offer eye-watering performance. So has time passed these old nuggets by, or are they still the dreamboat poster mobiles of our childhood dreams? Way back in 1973 the Lamborghini Countach was one of the most dramatic-looking cars on the planet, and its drag strip time of 14.4@180km/h meant it was about as fast...

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Have you seen our adventures with the rusty, crusty Daihatsu Cuore? If you haven't CHECK OUT THE SERIES OF VIDS HERE where we take Australia's saddest Cuore and turn it into a racecar. People have wondered where the car came from so we tracked the fella who built car down and had a chat to him about the who, where and why of the Crusty Cuore... "My name is Brad Peachey, I’m 28 years old, and I work two jobs; one as a manager at Maccas [McDonalds], and one as a fitter for a company call Tyree which builds transformers...

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If you've seen the build of the grotty Daihatsu Cuore, you'll have seen THIS EPISODE where Marty and MOOG had to get a full rebuild of the three-cylinder EJ-D engine. Years of missed services and general neglect meant the plucky three-pot was needing a full tear-down, new bearings, and a deep-clean.  If you've bought a project with an engine you can see that has missed oil changes, done a million miles, and is ready for a birthday (but you're on a budget), then there is some good news. Building an engine is an expensive process, especially if you're farming it out to...

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