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EYE SPY: California Cruiser

October 24, 2014 by CARS Magazine

A shop down in California sent in this picture of a cylinder head on a PT Cruiser Turbo. The owner of the vehicle claimed he performed his own repair on the blown head gasket.

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Look ma! No bolts

October 20, 2014 by CARS Magazine

Crazy DIY repair secures engine with a tie-strap. Another EyeSpy disaster in the making!

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EYE SPY: Jugging along

October 15, 2014 by CARS Magazine

This vehicle came into the Kal-Tire in Cache Creek, B.C., and the owner requested a quote for steering components.

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A story of neglect

October 10, 2014 by CARS Magazine

In this business, we see neglect, damage, and corrosion all the time. But keeping the vehicle on the road is only good for the customer if its safe to drive! Heres a good example from our EyeSpy collection, thanks to...

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Eye Spy: Bad bimmer brakes

September 11, 2014 by CARS Magazine

The caliper was hanging off, the piston and both pads we missing, and based on the rust on the rim and the buildup on the caliper pad bridges it had been like that for a while

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DIY MADNESS!

July 8, 2014 by CARS Magazine

We're working on a new EYE SPY poster that you can pull out of an upcoming issue and hang on your wall to remind consumers that automotive repairs are best left to the professionals!

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Eye Spy: Wood and wires!

April 22, 2014 by Ad Ops

This 2001 Dodge Caravan was towed into Centre Mondial de lAutomobile in Bealac-Garthby, Quebec. When technician and tow-operator, Isaac Custeau went to hook it up he was speechless.

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Eye Spy: Serious corrosion

April 17, 2014 by CARS Magazine

The owner of this 2002 Subaru Outback had several issues starting the vehicle in the cold and diagnosed it themselves as a bad battery.

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Pull-out EyeSpy poster for your shop!

June 5, 2012 by CARS Magazine

The June 2012 Reader's Issue of Canadian Technician features a mini poster that underscores the importance of regular vehicle maintenance by a trained professional.

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Our 2012 Reader’s Issue

April 3, 2012 by CARS Magazine

Your day job is fixing cars, not writing articles. But over the years, youve shown that youre remarkably capable when it comes to expressing your points of view.


So, you’ve taken a picture of something interesting in the shop? We’d love to see what you’ve found!