Tag: used engine



The Benefits of Used Engines

  Why buy a whole car when it's your engine that needs help?  Why buy a new engine for the car you're fixing when you can buy a used engine?  Well, what's the point?   There are 3 ... Read More
January 6, 2016Anthony Luna



Snow Day Dangers

As winter continues, it's important to stay safe.  We talked about saving your car from salt, but keeping yourself and others safe in winter weather is equally important.   Safe Cars, Dangerous Roads   Ice, snow, sleet, and other winter weather makes for slippery conditions.  Try ... Read More
November 4, 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


Your beloved car has finally driven its last mile. Now all you can think about is how much money it will cost to fix it. Eventually, you might think; is the car even salvageable at this ... Read More
August 18, 2015Anthony Luna



On the Road Again

Greetings to our readers! We at Southwest Engines wanted to let you know that, despite our long hiatus, we are back up and moving along on our blog. We'll be getting you more information on new cars, old engines, car companies and automobile-related legislation that may affect you. Subjects we ... Read More
July 14, 2015Anthony Luna


  Over the last 60 years, there have been hundreds of engines to debut onto the car market. However, some engines have proved to be more beloved that others. Check out five of the most successful car engines ever built. Honda V-Tec Engine When the Honda V-Tec engine first hit the streets, car ... Read More
June 30, 2015Anthony Luna


If you think you have problems with getting heated and blowing up at people, imagine what a 2-ton car would do if it lost its cool.  If your engine overheats, it could quite literally blow its ... Read More
May 19, 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


The 60's produced serious muscle cars, but the Plymouth Barracuda stood out. The wrap around back glass was unique, the largest back glass of any general production automobile at that time. The glass was tinted to avoid overheating passengers but it gave a great panoramic view of the road ... Read More
March 3, 2014Anthony Luna



The Most Powerful Engines: Chevy

  Whenever it comes time to discuss a car's statistics, the engine is the first place people turn. They want to know how much horsepower it has, how many cylinders, how much torque (even if they don't know what torque does, they want to know), and all of the other associated ... Read More
February 21, 2014Anthony Luna