Category Archives: Mike the Car Guy

This weeks M-B

Ok.. Big change this week. The Power Wagon has been replaced by the hot rod Mercedes Benz C63 AMG. This thing is a real beast. 450+ HP in a small sedan. WOW. Let you know more soon. MH

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2011 Ford Super Duty FX4 Truck Review in Texas

Recently Ford Motor Company approached me to test-drive a few of their vehicles. Evidently, they have identified me as a “social media influencer.” While I don’t know if I deserve the title, I have been actively working the net for … Continue reading

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2011 Dodge Power Wagon

Driving a new 2011 Ram Power Wagon this week. It is sure a big Bubba truck. Feeling a little empowered after driving a Smart Passion Coupe a couple of weeks ago. (and you thought my job was glamorous) I got … Continue reading

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SunPro Gauges Review

Sunpro Gauges. Many of you love to do little things to your vehicles to jazz them up a little. Here is something that not only looks cool, but serves a great purpose. That is adding a few gauges from Sun … Continue reading

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GM’s new Volt and Cruze debut at Houston’t Lone Star Chevrolet

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of attending the debut of the Volt and the Cruze at Lone Star Chevrolet. The people at the dealership were friendly and always ready to help. Of course the big draw was the new … Continue reading

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Mazda AC woes

Mike:
Chuck writes: I have a 84K mile 2006 Mazda Tribute that had a AC compressor fail last December. Since then, I have had it fail two more times. Is starts by getting noisy and a week later, it quits cooling. My repair guy has been good and replaced them under warranty, but I can’t keep doing this. It is starting to make noise again. What can I do? Continue reading

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Mike the Car Guy University

In response to all of the great e mails I get every week, I will soon be doing a series of classes on understanding your vehicle, and using that knowledge to extend its useful life. Details are still being worked … Continue reading

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Ford Re-Invents the Explorer for 2011

Ford has been on a roll lately. With everything seemingly going their way, there was still work to do on their lineup. Mainly, it was time to update the one of the best known vehicles in America, the Explorer. Ford … Continue reading

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Toyota Camry AC Problem

Walter writes: I have a 89k mile 2004 Camry that has had one AC problem after another. The latest is a leak that can’t be found. I have to add Freon every 6 months and no one can detect a … Continue reading

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Brake Dust on Wheels

Bart writes: The other day you were talking about eliminating the black brake dust that gets on our front wheels. Can you tell us again?

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