Tag: used engine



Continued Countdown

  Following yesterday's post on #9 and #10 of 2012's top 10 cars, here are the next two on the list.   8.  Toyota Matrix*   The Matrix is a station wagon based on the popular Toyota Corolla, MSRP $19,275, mpg 26/32.  It has a roomy interior and runs ... Read More
January 8, 2013Anthony Luna



A Year in Review

  2012 is behind us and 2013 looms before us. And the pressing question on everyone's mind is, of course, "What cars sold best last year?" Okay, maybe not pressing on everyone's mind, but we're going to answer that question for you regardless.  Through the week, then, we'll tell you which cars ... Read More
January 7, 2013Anthony Luna



Quick Catnap

  You all have heard it before and you know the idea:  Driving drowsy is dangerous!  Yet people still do it.  While the future may bring cars that make drowsy driving safe, they aren't here yet and going out on the road while tired imperils ... Read More
January 3, 2013Anthony Luna



Keeping Your Car Worth Its Salt

  Snow on the road means conditions get pretty bad.  Salt on the road means you're less likely to get hit by someone sliding into you, but on the other hand, you're also going to get salt on your car.  And that means rust, buildup, corrosion, and all sorts of fun ... Read More
December 28, 2012Anthony Luna



Just Chill

Not to bring up engines overheating again, but if yours is, it may be because of a coolant leak.  Other signs include coolant on your garage floor, the smell of antifreeze in the air, or your engine exploding into clouds ... Read More
December 14, 2012Anthony Luna


  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


That spark - that's what makes your engine go.  It ignites gas-filled air in your engine, setting it alight and pushing pistons, dozens of times a second, thousands of times a minute.  Those little spark plugs are putting a lot ... Read More
December 6, 2012Anthony Luna


While we're happy to help you find a used engine for your car, it's nice to keep your engine running as long as possible.  Taking care of it saves lots of money down the road, and can even save on gas.  For example, if ... Read More
November 29, 2012Anthony Luna


Your car's engine is the important part of the car.  Sure, you wouldn't move well without wheels, and it's nice to have a place to sit and a way to steer, but without the engine, all you have is a souped-up soapbox derby car.  ... Read More
November 27, 2012Anthony Luna