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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

When Should You Replace the Serpentine Belt?

30th January 2012
And Why You Can’t Ignore it While there are no “hard and fast” rules as to when you should replace the serpentine belt in your vehicle, industry experts suggest you should start considering it around the 4th or 5th year of ownership. Belt failure, ... Read >
Author: Steve Helwig

Stroker Kits - Even Today, There Still Ain't No Substitute For Cubic Inches!

21st April 2011
If you're looking for extra torque and horsepower for your engine, there are of course many options. From simply fitting a set of headers, or having your engine management system chipped, right through to the more complex business of turbo charging and su... Read >
Author: Kimyia Varzi

What is the basic purpose of a Torque Multiplier?

15th February 2011
What is a Torque Multiplier, then? Changing a tire might be occasionally an impossible task.If too much time has elapsed between tire changing, the lug nuts may possibly turn out to be stripped or stuck together. This obstacle may be overcome with the ... Read >
Author: Harriet Washinton

Standard SAE Flywheel Dimensions and Its Application to Tractor Repair

13th December 2010
SAE Housings and Flywheel Dimensions needs to be understood by the mechanic, farmer, or DIY individual, as its necessary to correctly identify tractor engine components for repair, engine replacement, or transmission replacements. SAE is an abbreviation f... Read >
Author: Marlon Khan

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

Diesel Pump and Diesel Engines.

28th April 2010
Diesel pump or as it is frequently known an injection pump typically is used to fuel a diesel engine, injection pumps can be used to supply fuel to a petrol motor also. A diesel pump, in the early engines, would have been powered by the engine using a ... Read >
Author: Andy C Gregory

Tool Tips-jigsaw uses and maintenance

15th April 2009
JIGSAWS The jigsaw makes light work of cutting curves and intricate shapes in wood, plastic etc. The workings are the same for all types and models. With the machine plugged in, the speed selector in tuned for optimum performance and depending on the t... Read >
Author: handymantips.co.uk

How Often Do I Need To Change My Oil Filter?

24th July 2007
Car makers worry about their reputation. Well at least some of them do. But they also care about beating the competition by advertising for low maintenance cost. Those car manufacturers calculate the estimated annual maintenance cost based on changing the... Read >
Author: kmustaffa
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