Tag: used

23

Sep2015

Crimewave of Clunkers

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   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

16

Sep2015
  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

09

Sep2015
  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

18

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

01

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

22

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

11

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

03

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

30

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

27

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