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BOOM! New EyeSpy video examines explosive situations

August 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Explosions are the inevitable result of heat, pressure, and pent-up energy. And with so much of those ingredients in the modern automotive engine, it’s not surprising that technicians sometimes encounter the evidence of an explosive calamity under the hood. Check…

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EyeSpy | Creative DIY repairs… the sequel!

July 8, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Missed an episode? Go to the EyeSpy homepage to get caught up. DO YOU HAVE EYESPY WORTHY PICTURES? If you have pictures of unbelievably creative DIY repairs that had you instantly reaching for your camera [or phone] and you’d like…

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EYE SPY: A box full of clamps… and it still wasn’t enough!

June 10, 2019 by Allan Janssen

It took a box full of clamp – 15 in total – to secure the exhaust pipe on this mid 90s Chevrolet pickup. This picture was sent in a while ago by Mike Devries of VIP Autopro on Wharncliffe Road…

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EyeSpy 8 | Father Time

May 28, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Father Time can be cruel -- especially to vehicles. The owners of these aging rides clearly didn't bother to keep up with preventive maintenance!

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EYE SPY: The ravages of time

May 28, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The passing years take an inevitable toll on vehicles. Our latest video offers a glimpse of how vehicle owners sometimes forget to pay the toll!

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EYE SPY: Delaying the inevitable

May 6, 2019 by Allan Janssen

In a fit of blind optimism, the owner of this 2003 GMC Envoy thought he could keep his exhaust system working with some aluminum tape, clamps, and darning twine. Yves Marceau, owner of Marceau Mécanique Auto in Saint-Damien-de-Buckland, Que., said…

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EYE SPY: Strange strategy for reducing brake noise

April 24, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Customer spreads packing grease over brake parts to quiet the metal-on-metal grinding sound.

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EyeSpy 7 | Touch Wood

March 25, 2019 by Adam Malik

Missed an episode? Go to the EyeSpy homepage to get caught up. DO YOU HAVE EYESPY WORTHY PICTURES? If you have pictures of unbelievably creative DIY repairs that had you instantly reaching for your camera [or phone] and you’d like…

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EYE SPY: Tethered connection

February 19, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Seen anything crazy in the bay lately? Send us a photo and we'll add it to our EyeSpy collection.

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EyeSpy 6 | Wheel Whepairs

February 5, 2019 by Adam Malik

Missed an episode? Go to the EyeSpy homepage to get caught up. DO YOU HAVE EYESPY WORTHY PICTURES? If you have pictures of unbelievably creative DIY repairs that had you instantly reaching for your camera [or phone] and you’d like…

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EYE SPY: Ball joint blunder

January 25, 2019 by CARS Magazine

Jay Ball of Jeds Auto Repair in Cape Breton, N.S., sent us this picture a ball joint on a Chrysler Sebring.

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EyeSpy 5 | Get a Grip!

December 7, 2018 by CARS Magazine

Missed an episode? Go to the EyeSpy homepage to get caught up. DO YOU HAVE EYESPY WORTHY PICTURES? If you have pictures of unbelievably creative DIY repairs that had you instantly reaching for your camera [or phone] and you’d like…


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