Tag: engine

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Mar2013
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, ... Read More
March 20, 2013Anthony Luna

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Mar2013
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 ... Read More
March 15, 2013Anthony Luna

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Mar2013
  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  ... Read More
March 13, 2013Anthony Luna

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Mar2013

Wheelchair Accessible

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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 ... Read More
March 10, 2013Anthony Luna

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Feb2013

Toyota Recalls

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  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 ... Read More
February 13, 2013Anthony Luna

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Feb2013
  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 ... Read More
February 8, 2013Anthony Luna

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Feb2013

Big Game, Big Cars, Big Ads

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  If you're one of the millions who watched the Super Bowl on Sunday, you may have seen a few ads.  A few... ha, that's a laugh.  In fact, some people watch it for the ads alone.  Which is why companies spend so much on their ads for the Super Bowl, ... Read More
February 5, 2013Anthony 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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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