Tag: engine

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Nov2013

2013 Lexus GS 350 3.5L Engine

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  The Lexus GS 350 is an amazing vehicle filled with all the latest technological advancements. Powered by a brand new 3.5 L V6-cylinder 306 horsepower engine, the smooth handling car gets 19 miles per gallon in city driving and 28 miles per gallon on the highway. Add a 6-speed ... Read More
November 20, 2013Anthony Luna

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Nov2013
  The Acura was a line of luxury cars by Honda, built from 1986 to 2001. Reliable and with sharp performance, the Acura Integra was well received, particularly as it was an excellent alternative to more expensive German models. The Integra established the Acura, Honda, and Japanese manufacturers in general as ... Read More
November 4, 2013Anthony Luna

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Sep2013

What kind of MPG do Hybrids get?

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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 ... Read More
September 18, 2013Anthony Luna

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May2013

Summer Engine Troubles

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  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 ... Read More
May 18, 2013Anthony Luna

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May2013

Receiving Transmissions

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  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 ... Read More
May 1, 2013Anthony Luna

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Apr2013
  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 ... Read More
April 22, 2013Anthony Luna

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Apr2013

Reduce Reuse Recycle

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  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 ... Read More
April 11, 2013Anthony Luna

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Apr2013
  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 ... Read More
April 3, 2013Anthony Luna

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Mar2013
  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 ... Read More
March 30, 2013Anthony Luna

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Mar2013
  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... Read More
March 27, 2013Anthony Luna