Hybrid vehicles always deliver the best gas mileage, right? Well, not exactly. Often times, the real world gas mileage numbers do not equal the advertised fuel economy rating on the window sticker. While this is not likely an attempt by the automakers to fool the customers, there are many hybrid ...
September 18, 2013Anthony Luna
Whether you like hot weather or cold, you have to recognize that summer is coming. And with it comes picnics, pool parties, barbeques, and summer car trouble. Yeah, winter doesn't bring the only ...
May 18, 2013Anthony Luna
Quick post for today: Ever wondered what a transmission does for your car? How it works with your engine? It's pretty simple; the transmission's function is to convert speed and torque. Speed and Torque When your engine starts to turn, it's quickly up to high rotational speeds. However, the wheels don't get ...
May 1, 2013Anthony Luna
Say what you like about buying American, the German auto market produces some of the best and most well-known cars on the market today. Particularly luxury cars - BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz are the three German companies who have a global corner on the luxury car market. But where did ...
April 22, 2013Anthony Luna
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