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How Long Does a Car Motor Last?

November 10th, 2011
That is a question that could have several answers. So many items can play into the lifespan of an engine. Did you buy the vehicle new? What type of maintenance did the engine have? What is the vehicle used for? And then you have variables you can’t predict. So, how long does a car [...]


Do Diesel Engines Use Regular Oil?

November 3rd, 2011
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?

October 20th, 2011

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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 Find an Oil Filter on Car Engine

October 17th, 2011

How to Find an Oil Filter on Car Engine

More people want to start to change their own engine oil and filter in this day and age then ever before because of the poor economy. For more than 20 years, it’s been customary to go to an oil change place or perhaps [...]


How to Clean Car Engines

October 12th, 2011
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 [...]


Acura TL Engines for Sale

August 23rd, 2011
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

August 4th, 2011

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

July 29th, 2011
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 [...]


Toyota Venza Engines for Sale

April 27th, 2011

Toyota Venza Engines for Sale

Toyota just introduced the Venza, in 2008 to be exact. It seems unlikely, yet GotEngines.com receives inquiries regarding replacement Toyota Venza Engines for sale on occasion, already. A mid sized cross over wagon, it was designed to compete directly with Honda Crosstour. It is an American car [...]


Chevrolet Avalanche Engines for Sale

April 5th, 2011
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 [...]