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
The vehicle appeared to run fairly well at idle, but when taken for a test drive, did not perform well. We crack the code.
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.
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 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 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 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 for Engine Builders has expanded its options for dry magnetic inspection with the addition of high-visibility green fluorescent magnetic powder.
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.
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.
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.
The backbone of an engine and the foundation of the bottom end is the crankshaft. Voodoo Crankshafts from Lunati are engineered from 4340 non-twist forged steel that is known for its durability and strength in high-performance applications, said the company.