Tag: engine


  If you're old enough to remember the hit song "Mellow Yellow" from the 1960's by an English singer named Donovan, your appreciation of this Lego masterpiece will be even more enjoyable. Two guys from Australia produced this Lego crowd-pleaser, and in the process raked up a Lego bill of $60,000 ... Read More
December 16, 2015Anthony Luna



How an Engine Works

    There are pages and books available on the subject of how "things" work. Yet for those still biting their nails and wringing their hands on "just how an engine works," you're about to find out and then be able to cross this "mystery of the centuries" off your list once ... Read More
December 2, 2015Anthony Luna


On October 24th, GM revealed the LT1, the 5th generation in its small block engine line. The new V-8 has a 6.2 liter displacement, higher fuel efficiency than previous engines, and a 450-horsepower capacity. The engine will appear in the 2014 ... Read More
November 25, 2015Anthony Luna



Crimewave of Clunkers

   Your car here for $400! Around the end of last August, the legislation in St. Louis, MO, changed a bit.  But that little bit has had a dramatic impact. The government wanted to allow ... Read More
September 23, 2015Anthony Luna


  Time to go take the kids to the big soccer game.  You gather the stuff, hand out the soccer balls, make sure everyone has cleats and jerseys, almost forget your keys, get them, hop in the car, refuse yet another bathroom request or you'll be late, and turn the key.  ... Read More
September 16, 2015Anthony Luna


  A good mechanic is a great find and a bad thing to lose.   Not everyone has the time, knowledge, or experience to take care of their engine themselves.  But if you've moved, your mechanic has left, or any number of ... Read More
September 9, 2015Anthony Luna



Tire-pressure App or Gauge?

Almost every facet of life has its coinciding App on your smartphone. There are even Apps that catalog the catalogs of available Apps. It's no wonder many people are opting for a digital pathway to freedom and security rather than a hands-on and traditional approach.   There are parts of life however, ... Read More
August 4, 2015Anthony Luna


As we celebrated Memorial Day yesterday, we all had a chance to think on the things that are possible in this country because of the military.  We have opportunities and freedoms that were, before the founding of this country, pretty much unheard of.  But beyond liberties and safeties, the existence ... Read More
May 26, 2015Anthony Luna


  Leave it to the Japanese to win the award for "creativity" in automobiles; again! If you're wondering what a JDM car is, well the answer may be a bit confusing. JDM is an acronym for Japanese Domestic Market. Which means that cars are built in Japan and sold only in ... Read More
May 5, 2015Anthony Luna


  In a country where anything bigger has long been presumed superior, such value statements are being tried yet again.  The USA is finding that downsizing engines is not so horrible as was once presumed; in fact, for the most part, Americans are gladly taking ... Read More
April 21, 2015Anthony Luna