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Chart of forgotten lubrication points on an automobile and type of lubricant to use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #361 Sep 1995 (v.45#8) pg. 54

A look at the special lubricants that will improve your car's performance.
HANDY ANDY Nov 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 33

Keeping your car lubricated. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #682 Feb 1985 (v.81) pg. 31

Preventive maintenance for automobile interiors. Tips on cleaning, lubricating, and vinyl repairs.
HOME MECHANIX #734 Jun 1989 (v.85) pg. 12

Guide to the six basic oils used to lubricate automobiles.
HOME MECHANIX #751 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 (v.86) pg. 8

Tip: How to replace grease plugs in inaccessible areas with right-angle fittings with long stems.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1979 (v.4#4) pg. 16

Tip: How to improve the fit between a worn or damaged grease fitting and the grease gun.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Apr 1982 (v.71#4) pg. 39

Oil your car to keep it quiet and increase its life.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #451 Dec 1965 (v.61) pg. 104

How to lubricate your car. Tips on tools needed and special information on major US cars and where to find their grease fittings and plugs.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #585 Feb 1977 (v.73) pg. 94

Lubrication of your car. Part 1. Applying the right lubricant whenever and wherever your car needs it.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1965 (v.123#5) pg. 160

Lubrication of your car. Part 2. When, where and how to do chassis lubrication.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1965 (v.123#6) pg. 162

How to lubricate an automobile at home.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1969 (v.131#4) pg. 154

Car Care Guide. How to lubricate the chassis.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1973 (v.139#5) pg. S20

Car Care Guide. A complete guide to lubricating your car.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1974 (v.141#5) pg. S20 (168+)

Fall Car Care Guide. A look at lubrication services you should perform regularly. Covers engine lubrication and fluid-level inspection and chassis and body lubrication.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1979 (v.152#4) pg. 150

Tip: Cut open a flat-sided plastic container of fresh oil for lubricating bearings and pistons during engine reassembly.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1988 (v.165#7) pg. 37

Chassis lubrication of modern automobiles. Some tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1989 (v.166#5) pg. 189

Advice on avoiding lubricants with silicone anywhere under the hood of a car.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1998 (v.175#7) pg. 109

How to set up and run a home auto-lube center. Change oil, oil and grease your own car. Est. cost: $110.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1971 (v.198#2) pg. 98

Understanding your car's lubrication system.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Oct 1969 (v.40#10) pg. 76

Making parts last longer. Tip on lubrication, preservatives, and minor alterations that will help extend the life of auto parts.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #165 Apr 1990 (v.14#9) pg. 30
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #167 Jun 1990 (v.14#11) pg. 29

Data sheet indicates which modern lubricants should be used in various models of early automobiles (1923-1935).
SKINNED KNUCKLES #172 Nov 1990 (v.15#4) pg. 31
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #174 Jan 1991 (v.15#6) pg. 33
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #183 Oct 1991 (v.16#3) pg. 33
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #184 Nov 1991 (v.16#4) pg. 35

A continuous lubricator for a brake cable is made from a 35mm film canister filled with grease.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #188 Mar 1992 (v.16#8) pg. 22

Tip on making a pressurized filler for manual transmission and rear end lubricants from a 30# Freon tank.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #188 Mar 1992 (v.16#8) pg. 23

Fabricate a manually operated preluber for an automotive engine that is not operated regularly.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #195 Oct 1992 (v.17#3) pg. 21

The evolution of pressure lubrication systems.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #198 Jan 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 15
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #199 Feb 1993 (v.17#7) pg. 34 (1928 Pierce Arrow Series 81 system)

Information on the various types of auto grease and their compatibility.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #259 Feb 1998 (v.22#7) pg. 36
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #260 Mar 1998 (v.22#8) pg. 33
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #261 Apr 1998 (v.22#9) pg. 32, 36
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #262 May 1998 (v.22#10) pg. 31
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #264 Jul 1998 (v.22#12) pg. 33 (Ford long fiber grease)
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #265 Aug 1998 (v.23#1) pg. 34 (Ford long fiber grease)
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #266 Sep 1998 (v.23#2) pg. 35 (Ford long fiber grease)
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #267 Oct 1998 (v.23#3) pg. 35 (Ford long fiber grease)

Fundamentals of grease lubricants.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #268 Nov 1998 (v.23#4) pg. 13

Lubrication basics. Part 1. General introduction.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #269 Dec 1998 (v.23#5) pg. 8

Lubrication basics. Part 2. Simplified lubrication theory.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #270 Jan 1999 (v.23#6) pg. 17

Lubrication basics. Part 3. Base oils and types of lubricants.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #271 Feb 1999 (v.23#7) pg. 13

Lubrication basics. Part 4. Engine oils and gear oils.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #272 Mar 1999 (v.23#8) pg. 9

Lubrication basics. Part 5. Grease.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #273 Apr 1999 (v.23#9) pg. 12

Lubrication basics. Part 6. Problems in lubrication.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #274 May 1999 (v.23#10) pg. 19

Uses and replacements for 600W gear oil lubricants for auto transmissions.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #282 Jan 2000 (v.24#6) pg. 34

Caution on lubrication requirements of brake systems equipped with vacuum boosters.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #282 Jan 2000 (v.24#6) pg. 35