Category: Engines



Continued Countdown

  Following yesterday's post on #9 and #10 of 2012's top 10 cars, here are the next two on the list.   8.  Toyota Matrix*   The Matrix is a station wagon based on the popular Toyota Corolla, MSRP $19,275, mpg 26/32.  It has a roomy interior and runs ... Read More
January 8, 2013Anthony Luna



A Year in Review

  2012 is behind us and 2013 looms before us. And the pressing question on everyone's mind is, of course, "What cars sold best last year?" Okay, maybe not pressing on everyone's mind, but we're going to answer that question for you regardless.  Through the week, then, we'll tell you which cars ... Read More
January 7, 2013Anthony Luna



Keeping Your Car Worth Its Salt

  Snow on the road means conditions get pretty bad.  Salt on the road means you're less likely to get hit by someone sliding into you, but on the other hand, you're also going to get salt on your car.  And that means rust, buildup, corrosion, and all sorts of fun ... Read More
December 28, 2012Anthony Luna


That spark - that's what makes your engine go.  It ignites gas-filled air in your engine, setting it alight and pushing pistons, dozens of times a second, thousands of times a minute.  Those little spark plugs are putting a lot ... Read More
December 6, 2012Anthony Luna


While we're happy to help you find a used engine for your car, it's nice to keep your engine running as long as possible.  Taking care of it saves lots of money down the road, and can even save on gas.  For example, if ... Read More
November 29, 2012Anthony Luna


Your car's engine is the important part of the car.  Sure, you wouldn't move well without wheels, and it's nice to have a place to sit and a way to steer, but without the engine, all you have is a souped-up soapbox derby car.  ... Read More
November 27, 2012Anthony Luna


While a Jeep Patriot may stop unexpectedly, the NHTSA has been receiving reports that old Ford Taurus and Mercury Sables have been experiencing the opposite problem—they can't stop when you want them to.   According to 50 complaints sent to the NHTSA, some ... Read More
November 1, 2012Anthony Luna