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Dec2012

Your Packing List

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It's the holiday season, and you all know what that means.  No, I don't mean the decorations and shopping and crowds and music.  This time I'm not even talking about the family and so forth.  I'm talking about the tons of people who will be flooding the roads between now ... Read More
December 18, 2012Anthony Luna

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Dec2012

Just Chill

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/ Upkeep
Not to bring up engines overheating again, but if yours is, it may be because of a coolant leak.  Other signs include coolant on your garage floor, the smell of antifreeze in the air, or your engine exploding into clouds ... Read More
December 14, 2012Anthony Luna

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Dec2012
  Remember how we said earlier that an overheated engine is bad?  Well, if you're in a Ford Escape or Fusion, overheating can have a bit more of a combustible result.   Ford Recall   On Nov. 30, Ford put out a voluntary recall on ... Read More
December 11, 2012Anthony Luna

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Dec2012
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

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Nov2012
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

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Nov2012
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

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Nov2012

Autonomous Automobiles

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If you are waiting for the advent of the self-driving car...you missed it. It arrived in 1478, made by an Italian. You may have heard of him-- Leonardo da Vinci? Granted, though it was high tech for its time, it was rather primitive compared to ... Read More
November 24, 2012Anthony Luna

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Nov2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

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We wanted to take a break today to wish you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving.  We hope you have plenty to eat, plenty to share, and plenty to be thankful for. We're thankful for all you share with us as we get to work with you, and for the ... Read More
November 22, 2012Anthony Luna

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Nov2012
Yesterday, we talked about some of the established car companies developing new electric cars.  The electric auto business is new, and there's room for the small players to make the big time. Several newer companies are trying out their stuff on the playing field of the ... Read More
November 20, 2012Anthony Luna

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Nov2012

Riding the Grid

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/ Technology
Imagine a world where only about 15% of the cars ran on gasoline. Half ran on an alternative fuel source instead, and almost 35% were electric. It sounds like a very green future, doesn't it? Would it surprise you, then, to learn that this was the case in the past? ... Read More
November 19, 2012Anthony Luna