Tag: engines

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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

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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

10

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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Jan2013

What’s Your Alignment?

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  Saving money and gas - good things to do.  One simple way to save on both is to make sure your car is aligned well.   Checking Alignment   One simple way to make sure your car is aligned well is to check your tire treads.  One way to do this is to use ... Read More
January 29, 2013Anthony Luna

24

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