INDEX January-December 2010

A

Aircon Issues, Apr 10, p6-9

ALFA ROMEO

  • Alfas still rusting: Ear to the Ground, July 10, p34

Alternative Fuels

  • Diesel & LPG Fuelling, May 10, p58-60
  • Electric Vehicles: Future of EVs, May 10, p52-55
  • Fuel from Slime: Extracting oil from Algae, May 10, p66-68
  • Hydrogen: The future is now, May 10, p56
  • The future of LPG, May 10, p62-64

AUDI

  • A2 1.4-litre petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 10, p87-91
  • A4 2001-2004, Survival Guide, Dec 10, p34-36
  • A6 Avant Project
  1. Introducing our 1.9 TDI PD 130, Feb 10, p6-9
  2. Service, Mar 10, p40-43
  3. Brake overhaul, Apr 10, p40-43
  4. New springs and shocks, aircon service, May 10, p6-9
  5. AMD ECU remap, clean-up, Jun 10, p24-27
  • A6 TDI, 200k Club, Dec 10, p64
  • TT 1.8T, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 10, p86-90

Autogas Challenge

  1. Day One & Two, Dec 10, p60-63

B

BENTLEY

  • Mulsanne/Turbo/Rolls Royce Silver Spirit, 1980-1998, Used Car Focus, Sep 10, p50-55

Brake Pipe Flaring Tools, on test, Mar 10, p34-37

Brake Pipe Bending Tools, on test, Apr 10, p44-47

Britain’s Best Bangers

  • No 1 Mercedes-Benz 190, July 10, p72
  • No 2 Peugeot 106, Sept 10, p40-41
  • No 3 Nissan Bluebird, Nov 10, p44-45

BMW

  • 530d Project
  1. Service, brakes, current drain fix, Dec 10, p28-33
  • CzeckWrecks BMW 730i
  1. Pt5 Day 6 and verdicts, Jan 10, p58-61
  • E36, Wing Swap, Jul 10, p42-43
  • E36, Rear Trailing Arm Bush Renewal, Nov 10, p36-37
  • M40, Camshaft Swap, Sept 10, p72-75
  • Million Mile BMW, Jun 10, p48-49
  • X5 4.6-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, May 10, p102-106

C

Chill Factors: Winter Motoring Tips, Nov 10, p6-10

CITROËN

  • Berlingo, Survival Guide, Nov 10, p46-49
  • C2, Survival Guide, Mar 10, p58-60
  • C3 1.4 HDI, Service Bay, Feb 10, p66-70
  • Xsara 1997-2004, Used Car Focus, Jul 10, p50-55

CM Visit

  • Bead Works, Aug 10, p90-91
  • TMD Friction, Oct 10, p34-36
  • ZF Services, May 10, p72-73

Circlip Pliers, on test, Jul 10, p30-33

Combustion: Petrol and Diesel, Mar 10, p44-48

Compliant Primers, on test, Jan 10, p34-37

Cordless Impact Wrenches, on test, May 10, p40-42

D

DAEWOO

  • Matiz, Survival Guide, May 10, p30-32

Diagnostics Demystified

  1. What’s essential and what dealer-level systems can offer us, Jan 10, p6-13
  2. Near-dealer-level diagnostics units, Feb 10, p24-30
  3. Laptop-based units, Mar 10, p24-30
  4. Diagnostic equipment under £350, Apr 10, p22-30
  5. Limitations of fault code readers and other forms to tracing faults, May 10, p22-26

Diesel & LPG Fuelling, May 10, p58-60

Dung Beetle: Bio-Bug, Dec 10, p66-67

E

Electric Vehicles: Future of EVs, May 10, p52-55

F

FIAT

  • Punto Fire, Timing Belt Clinic, May 10, p82-83
  • Punto, Starter Motor, Aug 10, p54-56

FORD

  • Fiesta 2005 1.3 Duratec, Service Bay, Dec 10, p68-72
  • Fiesta Mk5 & Mk6, Survival Guide, Apr 10, p58-60
  • Focus Mk1 Instrument panel, Ear to the Ground, Jan 10, p29
  • Focus 1.6 Zetec , Service Bay, May 10, p84-88
  • Focus TDDI, 200k Club, Jan 10, p38
  • Fusion 1.4-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 10, p86-90
  • Granada Ghia: Saved from Scrapyard
  1. Pt2 Welding, Jan 10, p26-28
  2. Pt3 Service and MoT Advisories, Feb 10, p62-65
  • On your Marques: Cougar, Fiesta, Focus, Ka, Maverick, Mondeo, Probe, Puma, Aug 10, p58-62
  • Mondeo 2.0-litre Zetec Estate, Service Bay, Mar 10, p66-70
  • Transit Connect, Electronic Diagnostics, Jul 10, p88-92

Fuel from Slime: Extracting oil from Algae, May 10, p66-68

H

HONDA

  • Accord 2.0SE, 200k Club, May 10, p74
  • Civic 1.6 Auto 2000-2006, Service Bay, Nov 10, p68-72

Hydrogen: The future is now, May 10, p56

J

JAGUAR

  • S-TYPE Project
  1. Introduction, Oct 10, p6-11
  2. Service, Nov 10, p26-30
  3. Radiator change, Dec 10, p56-58

K

K-Series Head Gasket, Aug 10, p24-28

KIA

  • GDI Engine, Spotlight, Feb 10, p13
  • Sedona, Survival Guide, Aug 10, p30-32

Kit Cars, Feb 10, p38-46

L

LAND ROVER

  • Discovery II Project
  1. Introduction, Mar 10, p6-10
  2. 96k Service, Apr 10, p34-38
  3. Rustproofing, May 10, p44-48
  4. Bilstein dampers and polyurenthane bushes, Jun 10, p36-40
  5. Injector loom, AlliSport intercooler, Power Box 2, Jul 10, p36-40
  6. Votex exhaust, Aug 10, p74-78
  7. New front bumper and polish, Sep 10, p6-10

LED Inspection Lamps, on test, Feb 10, p32-35

Liquid Fuels: Today and Tomorrow, Pt1, Sep 10, p24-27

Liquid Fuels: Future Fuels, Pt2, Oct 10, p58-61

M

MAZDA

  • 3 1.6 CiTD, Service Bay, Apr 10, p66-70

Mechanics Nightmare: Austin Ambassador tale, Apr 10, p48

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • 260E Home2Rome Banger Rally
  1. Introduction, Jul 10, p6-10
  2. Servicing our £100 banger, Aug 10, p6-10
  3. Final repairs, start of rally, Sep 10, p34-39
  4. Day two & three, Oct 10, p38-43
  5. Day four & five, Nov 10, p38-43
  • S320 CDi, Electronic Diagnostics, Jun 10, p85-89

MINI

  • MINI One Project
  1. Service, gearbox change, Dec 10, p38-42

MITSUBISHI

  • L200 axle bolts, Ear to the Ground, Apr 10, p32
  • L200 Warrior, Service Bay, Oct 10, p68-72

Multi-size 3⁄8in-drive Socket Sets, on test, Oct 10, p30-33

N

NISSAN

  • Cube, Spotlight, Jan 10, p15
  • Navara engine failure, Ear to the Ground, Feb 10, p10
  • Micra K12, Survival Guide, Oct 10, p46-48
  • X-Trial 2.2 dCi, Electronic Diagnositcs, Oct 10, p87-91

O

Oils Reviewed, Dec 10, p6-15

P

PEUGEOT

  • 206 1998-on, Used Car Focus, Apr 10, p50-54
  • 306, Diesel Pump Change, Jun 10, p42-45
  • 307 2.0-litre HDI, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 10, p105-109
  • 3008 Diesel Hybrid, Spotlight, Oct 10, p13
  • 406 1995-2004, Used Car Focus, Aug 10, p36-40
  • 407SW tailgate rust, Ear to the Ground, Jan 10, p29

PORSCHE

  • Upgraded IMS bearing, Ear to the Ground, Nov 10, p55
  • Boxster, Survival Guide, Jan 10, p46-49

Private Parking Tickets: Ear to the Ground, Jul 10, p34

Product Tests

  • Bench Drills, Nov 10, p32-35
  • Brake Pipe Bending Tools, Apr 10, p44-47
  • Brake Pipe Flaring Tools, Mar 10, p34-37
  • Circlip Pliers, Jul 10, p30-33
  • Compliant Primers, Jan 10, p34-37
  • Cordless Impact Wrenches, May 10, p40-42
  • LED Inspection Lamps, Feb 10, p32-35
  • Multi-size 3/8in-drive Socket Sets, Oct 10, p30-33
  • Retrieval Tools, Jun 10, p30-33
  • Short Chassis Jacks, Sep 10, p30-33

R

RANGE ROVER

  • Brake pads, Ear to the Ground, Jun 10, p34

Readers’ Motors

  • Nissan Primera, Nov 10, p81

RENAULT

  • Laguna 1994-2001, Used Car Focus, Jan 10, p50-54
  • Laguna II 1.8-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 10, p86-90
  • Laguna II 1.8-litre 16v, Service Bay, Aug 10, p84-88

Retrieval Tools, on test, Jun 10, p30-33

Retro Classics Supplement, Aug 10, p64-69

ROLLS-ROYCE

  • Rolls Royce Silver Spirit/Mulsanne/Turbo, 1980-1998, Used Car Focus, Sep 10, p50-55

ROVER

  • 25 1.6-litre, Service Bay, Jan 10, p66-70
  • 400, £100 Make-over, Sep 10, p42-45
  • 414 SLi, 200k Club, Apr 10, p55
  • 75, Survival Guide, Jun 10, p58-60

S

SAAB

  • 9-3 2.0t, Service Bay, Sep 10, p66-70

Self-Build Garages: Choosing materials and planning, Oct 10, p24-28

SKODA

  • Fabia 2000-2007, Used Car Focus, Dec 10, p50-54
  • Octavia TDI auto, 200k Club, Feb 10, p36

Short Chassis Jacks, on test, Sep 10, p30-33

Six of the Best: Sub 4k Brit Buys Supplement, Aug 10, p46-51

SMART

  • City Coupe/fortwo, Survival Guide, Feb 10, p58-60

Supagard, applying, Jul 10, p24-27

SUZUKI

  • Grand Vitara, Survival Guide, Jul 10, p58-60

T

Timing Belt Clinic

  • Fiat Punto Fire, May 10, p82-83

TOYOTA

  • Avensis 1997-2003, Used Car Focus, Mar 10, p50-54
  • MR2 MkIII, Service Bay, Jun 10, p66-70
  • Prius brakes, Ear to the Ground, Mar 10, p55

U

Uprated Parts Review, Jun 10, p6-10

V

VAUXHALL

  • Astra Mk2, 200k Club, Jun 10, p28
  • Astra Estate, 200k Club, Jul 10, p28
  • Astra 1998-2004, Survival Guide, Sep 10, p58-60
  • Corsa B 1993-2001, Used Car Focus, Oct 10, p50-55
  • Corsa handbrakes, Ear to the Ground, Mar 10, p55
  • Corsa water pump replacement, Aug 10, p42-43
  • Omega 1994-2003, Used Car Focus, May 10, p34-38
  • Vectra C 2.0-litre DTi, Dec 10, p84-89

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Beetle 1998-on, Used Car Focus, Feb 10, p50-54
  • Golf MkIV Project
  1. Pt7: Repair of scuffs, scratches, Jan 10, p40-44
  • Golf MkV 1.9TDI, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 10, p87-91
  • Golf MkIII, 200k Club, Mar 10, p38
  • Golf MkIV, 200k Club, Aug 10, p99
  • Passat 1998-2005, Used Car Focus, Nov 10, p50-54
  • Polo 1.4-litre TDi, Electronic Diagnostics, Sep 10, p88-92

VOLVO

  • C70 1997-2005, Used Car Focus, Jun 10, p50-54
  • V50 2.4i, Service Bay, Jul 10, p66-70

W

Warranties: Used Car, Aug 10, p70-71

Winter Motoring Tips, Nov 10, p6-10