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What Is A Supercharger And What Are Some of Its Key Functions?

11th June 2012
Superchargers are widely used in the automotive industry as air compressors. One of the main functions is to amplify the torque and horsepower of an internal combustion engine therefore supercharging the car's performance. The power can come automatically... Read >
Author: jameschap

Maintenance Tips for e36 BMW

19th December 2011
These articles will be an ongoing source of BMW maintenance and tips and maybe some tricks to keep your beloved BMW in shipshape condition. I will also cover general maintenance like oil changes, brake pads replacement, etc., but as a rule these articles ... Read >
Author: jamesvh

Importance of turbochargers

05th October 2011
Have you ever marveled at the performance of supercars on the highways? Part of this extreme performance is down to the massive, futuristic engines under the bonnet. However a common overlooked contributor to this performance are the turbochargers which a... Read >
Author: k3zuya

How to Make HHO Gas On Demand

05th July 2011
Learning how to make HHO gas for your car could be one of the most rewarding things you've ever done. When HHO is generated "on demand" to supplement a car's regular fuel, this clean and powerful gas can boost mileage by 20-50%. It's as easy as installing... Read >
Author: Jasper Lucas

The 2.8L Audi A4 Engine

29th June 2010
The B5 platform-based Audi A4 was sold between 1996 and 2001. The top Audi A4 engine in Europe was a 2.8l V6, one of nine engines shoppers could choose from in Europe. In North America the only Audi A4 engine available at launch was the 2.8l V6, which was... Read >
Author: lowmileageengines.op@gmail.com

A Cost Analysis: Replacing a 2004 or 2005 BMW 745i Engine Assembly

23rd June 2010
The premature failure of the BMW engine found in the 745i is a rarity when one compares the 745i to other comparable vehicles such as the Cadillac STS or Lincoln Town Car. Yet it does happen, and drivers with little experience paying for large auto repair... Read >
Author: lowmileageengines.op@gmail.com

The powerful and thrifty 2010 Volkswagen Eos 2.0 TSI Engine

26th February 2010
Volkswagen's Eos convertible returns for 2010 with no changes to its standard 2.0-liter turbocharged four. The 3.2-liter VR6 engine available in earlier years was dropped in 2009. The Eos shares its turbocharged, 16-valve 2.0 TSI engine with the Volksw... Read >
Author: Ronnie Tanner

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

Smog Prevention with EGR Valve

18th January 2008
Exhaust emissions, when not properly controlled, are not only harmful to the environment but to the engine as well. How is this possible? When the combustion temperature reaches above 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit, nitrous oxides are formed. This means that ... 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

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
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