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The Impact of Fuel Type on Engine Performance

When fueling, consider engine design, manufacturer recommendations and usage.

In a pandemic-influenced world, driving habits may have changed, but not vehicle needs

One of the consequences of the global pandemic that arrived in the United States last March is that vehicular traffic declined sharply for several months. People either thought twice about traveling or began to work from home as their employers locked the doors to their existing brick-and-mortar locations. While a vehicle that is not being

Pulling Codes: Multiple Misfire Personalities

The vehicle appeared to run fairly well at idle, but when taken for a test drive, did not perform well. We crack the code.

The BMW M12: One Horsepower Per One CC

In 1986, the turbocharged BMW M12 engine for F1 could produce an amazing 1,500hp for qualifying trim. Not bad for a 1,500cc engine. Even more amazing was that they used stock blocks from their road cars to manufacture the engines.

BMW Recognized for Engine-Building Excellence

The success of the BMW Group at the International Engine of the Year Awards sheds a spotlight on the engine-building excellence of the German automaker.

JASPER Offers Remanufactured Toyota 1MZ-FE 3.0L DOHC Engine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions announces the availability of its remanufactured Toyota 1MZ-FE 3.0L engine. This DOHC V6 engine is available on exchange for the following 1994-2006 vehicles: Toyota Camry, Avalon, Solara, Sienna and Highlander; and Lexus ES300 and RX300.

CRC Introduces GDI IVD Intake Valve Cleaner

CRC Industries, Inc., manufacturer of specialty chemicals for automotive technicians, introduces the GDI IVD Intake Valve Cleaner designed to remove harmful deposits from all types of gasoline powered engines.

CRC 1-TANK Power Renew Cleans A Vehicle’s Entire Fuel System With Just One Use

CRC Industries, Inc. offers CRC 1-TANK Power Renew Complete Fuel System Cleanup, a fuel system additive designed to completely eliminate carbon deposit buildup from all areas of a vehicle’s fuel system with just one use. Available in different formulations for vehicles running on gasoline or diesel fuel, CRC 1-TANK POWER RENEW can restore and significantly improve power and driving performance while increasing miles per gallon of fuel consumed, said the company.

Goodson Tools & Supplies Offers Green Fluorescent Magnetic Powder

Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders has expanded its options for dry magnetic inspection with the addition of high-visibility green fluorescent magnetic powder.

Penray’s Total Diesel Fuel System Cleaner Fights Asphaltenes, Cleanses Contaminants And Deposits

Fuel system contamination is a year-round problem for diesel-powered vehicles. Of special concern in recent years is the presence of black tar-like material in diesel fuel, commonly referred to as asphaltenes. This material can quickly clog fuel filters, fuel injectors and other critical diesel fuel system components. Penray’s Total Diesel Fuel System Cleaner is especially helpful in dissolving and preventing the formation of asphaltenes in diesel fuel, while cleaning other deposits and contaminants from the fuel system, said the company.

DENSO Launches GK3-7 Iridium Saver Spark Plug For Natural Gas Engines

DENSO has announced the availability of its GK3-7 Iridium Saver Plug for natural gas engines. Available now, this plug features a unique three-prong design to physically block rapid gas flow – allowing the proper spark to be generated, which translates into improved efficiency and superior performance, according to DENSO.

XADO Introduces 1 Stage Maximum Atomic Metal Conditioner

XADO 1 Stage Maximum Atomic Metal Conditioner is an advanced engine treatment that uses nanotechnology to rebuild metal, reduce friction and reliably protect engines from future wear, said the company.