Internal combustion is messy business, and all of the byproducts of making power are not limited to the combustion chamber and exhaust, not by a long shot. Gasoline itself is dirty. As you get closer to the combustion chamber, the effects of burning gasoline become more and more apparent…
So there you are, cruising down the highway, good tunes blasting away, traffic is clear for mile, everything is good in the world. Then your heart skips a beat. Out … Continue Reading How the Check Engine Light Can Affect Your Fuel Economy
What is a PCV valve? This component minimizes pollution, prevents engine sludge and plays a significant role in helping your car function.
What does a carburetor do, and why were they ultimately overtaken by fuel injectors? Here we’ll discuss the function and history of this component.
Just like any other car part, EGR systems need special care. Using an EGR valve cleaner can help you keep your system running smoothly.
You can certainly save yourself some frustration by cleaning the gum and varnish off your old carburetor, allowing it to function properly. Carburetors are subject to all manner of gunk- … Continue Reading How To Clean A Carburetor
If your car was built before the late 1980s, chances are the engine uses a carburetor to feed the air and fuel into the engine. Carburetors (or carbs) are complex … Continue Reading Know How Notes: What is a Carburetor?
Turbochargers are one way to get more power out of a smaller engine, but what is a turbocharger and how does a turbo work?
If you’re experiencing any of these seven symptoms of a bad mass air flow sensor, it’s worth taking a look in your engine bay to diagnose the problem.
So you finally got around to working on that old project car you had sitting outside, eh? It happens to the best of us, you lose track of time and … Continue Reading Quick Carburetor Rebuild How-To Guide For Beginners