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How scared should I be of a loose tie rod?

Safety/severity questions with a bad tie rod. [more inside]
posted by wanderingchord on Aug 4, 2012 - 11 answers

Best way to sit on the floor?

I sit on the floor a lot. It's uncomfortable and difficult to sustain. Please share with me your techniques and poses to help me achieve this. Bonus points for Alexander-related techniques.
posted by tel3path on Dec 24, 2011 - 11 answers

Show me photographic proof that you can correct your patella alignment by strengthening the VMO.

For patella alignment and tracking issues where the patella is too far to the outside of the knee the standard treatment is to strengthen the inner quad muscle (VMO) to pull the patella closer to the center. That makes nice sense in theory providing you can find a way to strengthen the VMO side of the quad significantly more than the opposite side... I would really like to see someone who has posted before and after pictures of their efforts to strengthen the VMO and what it did for their patella alignment. If this is what every doctor is recommending where is the photographic evidence that this actually works?
posted by GleepGlop on Nov 9, 2011 - 10 answers

Be still, Aztek, be still!

My sister's new-to-her 2003 Aztek shudders sometimes. [more inside]
posted by galadriel on Aug 9, 2011 - 12 answers

Tire swap time!

How much should a tire shop charge to dismount four tires from a car, mount four new tires (purchased from and provided by the customer), balance the wheels and verify alignment/camber? [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Jul 2, 2011 - 10 answers

Ambidextrous alignment in LaTeX

LaTeX question: I want to left-align the beginning of a line, and right-align the end of the line—with a huge gap in the middle if necessary. [more inside]
posted by Chicken Boolean on Mar 15, 2011 - 11 answers

Where is the cheapest alignment that will get the job done?

BayAreaFilter: Where can I get the cheapest alignment in Berkeley/Oakland or Mountain View, CA? [more inside]
posted by desl on Oct 18, 2010 - 1 answer

Will an alignment fix my tire problems?

Lowered car = tire murder. How much will a proper alignment help? [more inside]
posted by disillusioned on Jul 13, 2010 - 9 answers

Can I wait a little longer to fix my car?

Is waiting a few more weeks to get my car's wheels aligned stupid and/or dangerous? [more inside]
posted by oinopaponton on Dec 4, 2009 - 11 answers

Sleep positions or other ways to help a bad back during the night?

For the past few months, I've been experiencing a lot of back pain during sleep and when I wake up. I've tried many solutions - sleeping on top of a bunch of blankets (to make my firm mattress softer), sleeping with a pillow between my legs (helps a little but not much, it seems), putting a towel under my hips, sleeping on my back, sleeping on my stomach, sleeping on my side. In a nutshell, I'm losing it and really could use some help. Anyone with a super-sensitive back who has found a comfortable way to sleep??? I have scoliosis, so that's one thing to keep in mind. Also, if one of the strategies I mentioned above worked for you, pleae don't hesitate to mention it - maybe you tried it in a different way than I did! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!
posted by bross12 on Aug 7, 2009 - 22 answers

Car shakes at 55 mph. What service do I need?

Car shakes at 55 mph. What service do I need? [more inside]
posted by capitalist.pig on Jul 30, 2009 - 21 answers

Help my fittings line up

How does one get various threaded pipe fittings and plumbing parts to line up properly? [more inside]
posted by jclovebrew on Jan 27, 2009 - 4 answers

hunting the hunter

does anyone know of a garage in the cambridge/boston area that can do a 4 wheel alignment using a Hunter DSP machine ? [more inside]
posted by panini on Dec 5, 2007 - 4 answers

keeping my car's feet in good condition

What are some good wheel and alignment shops in or around Montclair, NJ? [more inside]
posted by jclovebrew on Nov 30, 2005 - 6 answers

Why does the first tick take so long?

When I look at an analogue clock the second hand seems to pause before racing off on its 360-degree journey, is there an explanation for this phenomenon?
posted by Navek Rednam on Feb 16, 2005 - 17 answers

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