If your car has completely gone to scrap but you feel bad about just dumping it, there are a few things you can do to be more environmentally friendly. If it's just the engine that's gone, of course, buying a used engine ...
April 11, 2013Anthony Luna
If you hopped in your car and turned the key but nothing happened, or if you suddenly started seeing smoke pouring out of your hood, or if your engine has ever sputtered and died, you might have a bit of a problem. You see, engines aren't really supposed to do ...
April 3, 2013Anthony Luna
You step into the car and turn the key. Nothing happens. Which is when you realize that your headlights were on all night and your battery is drained. Now your car will never start! But wait... why do you need the battery to start the car anyway? The Key to the ...
March 30, 2013Anthony Luna
If you're like most people, you're used to jumping in your car and turning it on, without a thought to how the engine makes everything work. If you want to find out how this actually works, well, that's what we're discussing now. In our last post, we talked about how...
March 27, 2013Anthony Luna
If you're expecting log cabins, philosophical debates, civil wars and assassinations, you might want to think again. This is a used engine site, not a history class. Also not to be confused with the history of the Lincoln Motor company that produces non-automobile motors, ...
March 20, 2013Anthony Luna
So your car is sparkling clean outside, but what about the inside? Pop cans, wrappers, crumbs, tissues, stains... any number of things can cover the inside of a car, and every so often it's helpful to clear all of that out of your car. Cleansing Rituals: How to Clean Your Car Step ...
March 15, 2013Anthony Luna
It's that time of year again. The birds are singing, the snow is melting, and the flowers are coming out. And that means bird droppings, mud, and pollen are getting all over your car. Time to whip out the terrycloth and give your car a good scrubbing. At Home Car Wash ...
March 13, 2013Anthony Luna
If you or anyone you know uses a wheelchair, you may be interested to know that there is a new car on the market specifically for the use of people in wheelchairs. The Accessible Vehicle This car, designed by a man who is, himself, in a wheelchair, makes the near-impossible task of ...
March 10, 2013Anthony Luna
In January, Toyota sent out a voluntary recall on over 1 million vehicles, from the Corolla, Corolla Matrix, and Pontiac Vibe to the Lexus IS. They were recalled for various reasons, spanning from circuits shorting and making airbags expand prematurely to windshield wipers not being tight enough to function properly. While ...
February 13, 2013Anthony Luna
A short while ago, we posted about the powerful, smaller, turbo-charged engines that are becoming so popular with car companies. Ford, for example, has its 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine in most of its cars. Or a look at the specs on the most popular cars of ...
February 8, 2013Anthony Luna