Tag: used engine

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Jan2016

The Benefits of Used Engines

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  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

04

Nov2015

Snow Day Dangers

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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

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

18

Aug2015
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

14

Jul2015

On the Road Again

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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

30

Jun2015
  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

19

May2015
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

21

Apr2015
  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

03

Mar2014
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

21

Feb2014

The Most Powerful Engines: Chevy

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  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