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Car Accessories to Keep Your Vehicle Running at Peak Performance Levels

09th July 2012
Most of us love our automobiles. They give us the freedom to go wherever we need to go whenever we want to go somewhere. Many of us take pride in our cars and try to keep them looking and running at peak performance. There are many auto accessories that c... Read >
Author: Thomas Williams

What is Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI)?

18th October 2010
An explanation of Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI), how it works, its advantages and disadvantages. Many people believe that turbocharged direct injection is the saviour of diesel engines. There is also the belief that cars that feature turbocharge... Read >
Author: Hugh McInnes

An Overview of Diesel Fuel Injection Pump

17th June 2010
The only similarity between diesel engine and the fuel engine is that they are each belonging to internal combustion engine. However, the difference between them lies in the process of ignition. The fuel engine uses sparks to ignite the fuel where as d... Read >
Author: Tauqeer Ul Hassan

HEMI: What Does It Stand For And What Does It Do?

30th May 2010
So you call yourself a car enthusiast? Are you really a car enthusiast as they say? If so, one must've heard of the HEMI. What does HEMI stand for? Once I heard the word, the first thing which came to mind was the word hemisphere. Fortunately, the word he... Read >
Author: Sturat Michael M

How Marine Exhaust Systems Work

26th February 2010
Marine exhausts systems are an important and often overlooked part of a marine engine. Most vessels have a 'wet' exhaust system. Salt water is injected at the riser - the outlet for exhaust from the exhaust manifold. This mixture of exhaust gas and water ... Read >
Author: Conrad Nguyen

Boost Engine Performance

22nd January 2008
Boosting a car's performance is one thing that all car owners in the world aim for their vehicles. Who would not like an engine that can deliver more power? However, a car owner must properly choose the parts and accessories to install on his vehicle to... Read >
Author: Anthony Fontanelle

Mazda PCV Valve: Cleaning the Mazda Crankcase of Harmful Gases

01st July 2007
As the Mazda engine operates, it keeps on burning fuel in the combustion chamber. Among the products when burning fuel are the gases which are pushed out into the exhaust valve that is located above the combustion chamber. These will then proceed to the e... Read >
Author: jessicamatthews

ENGINE RUN-ON, DIESELING

21st May 2007
Run-on by dieseling is caused by fuel in engine igniting without spark. Possible explanations: a.) Running winter fuel in warm weather. Winter formulated fuels have a higher vapor pressure, meaning that they evaporate easier. Only vaporized fuel wil... Read >
Author: John

Powertrain Parts

20th January 2007
The human body is composed of different organs. Every organ has a specific task to perform and must work in coordination with each other in order for the body to function well. The same is true with a car. The car has different parts functioning togeth... Read >
Author: Dorell Washington

Rev Up With A Titan Cold Air Intake System

13th January 2007
The name Titan conjures images of the mighty Greek gods who ruled heaven, earth, and sea. There can be no mistaking why Nissan named its full-sized pick-up truck Titan: it was bred for power and performance to rival that of, if not the Greek deities the... Read >
Author: Will Morris

You Can Replace Your Car's EGR Valve

22nd February 2006
Located smack dab on your car's intake manifold, an EGR [Exhaust Gas Recirculation] valve functions by sending exhaust gas back into the combustion chamber as "exhausted air" is much hotter than intake air. By bringing warmer gas into the combustion chamb... Read >
Author: Matthew C. Keegan

Correct Diesel Tuning, all you need to know to get improved power and economy from your diesel.

06th November 2005
Diesel tuning is more important than we think. Lets get down to the basics. Diesel is distilled crude oil (Distillate). Unlike what most 'Hollywood' movies promote of a diesel truck hitting a wall and exploding like a small nuclear bomb, oil does not r... Read >
Author: Byron Moore
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