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Do Diesel Engines Use Regular Oil?

Do diesel engines use regular oil? The short answer is no. Diesel engines are internal combustion engines, however they don’t use a spark plug to ignite the fuel mixture, they use compression, lots of cylinder pressure. Did you know oil spontaneously explodes when put under a certain amount of pressure? In the process of combustion [...]

Who Invented the Motor Car?

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This is kind of a loaded question, which could warrant a much longer answer. OK, The key being “motor car”. Asking, what type of motor do you mean? An ICE [internal combustion engine], such as the type of engines used since the turn of the century? Steam cars, which [...]

How to Clean Car Engines

It sounds crazy, but we get calls from folks asking questions like, how to clean car engines. It is not crazy really, in fact it’s a good idea to ask such a question before pouring soap on your engine and hosing it off. There are several viable methods of cleaning your engine. For whatever the [...]

What size engine is in my car?

That is a good question. Lots of folks think what size engine is in my car but don’t really care. Until perhaps that info is needed, for what ever reasons. You would think it’s easy to figure out, yet in many cases it’s like looking for something that should be obvious, yet seems to be [...]

How long does it take to replace a car engine?

How long does it take to replace a car engine?

An exact time for engine replacement can not be made, in the course of replacing an auto engine, complications may occur. Every engine replacement job takes a different length of time. Different cars present different degrees of difficulty also. Old vehicles [...]

How Engines Work

How engines work? A good question that often gets overlooked. An engine, the type of engines cars and trucks use is called an Internal Combustion Engines [ICE]. Because the preponderance of vehicles use ICE’s, we will focus on the such. Both gasoline auto engines and diesel engines are of the ICE variety. Except for the [...]

Acura TL Engines for Sale

Do you know what one of the best selling luxury sedans in the USA is? The Acura TL. It’s a mid sized sports sedan introduced in 1995 to replace the Vigor. Acura has produced 4 generations of the TL. Yet, for a Japanese car, it’s interesting that the latest TL model is only sold in [...]

Hyundai Accent Engines for Sale

Hyundai Accent Engines for Sale

If you own a Hyundai Accent you are not alone, It has a huge global market and some geographic areas use a different name for it, like in Venezuela it is marketed as the Dodge Brisa. It is considered one of the most dependable sub compact cars. [...]

VW [B6] Passat Engines for sale

The Volkswagen Passat is a very successful car. I want to discuss the Passat B6, which was made from 2005 to 2010. The reason I’m choosing this car is because a friend of mine has one, a 2006 model with the 3.2 liter FSI V6 engine coded AXZ. He was very concerned and wanted me [...]

Chevrolet Avalanche Engines for Sale

Three of the most most popular Chevy V8 engines in the last 10 years are the 5.3 liter V8, 8.1 liter V8 and 6.0 liter V8. All three of these engines are offered in the Chevrolet Avalanche. The Avalanche was introduced in 2001 and is still in production. If you have arrived at our [...]