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Directions: Stamp of Approval

Raw power has a stamp of its own as seven-time NASCAR National Champion Richard Petty helped dedicate the ‘America on the Move: Muscle Cars Forever’ stamps. Petty, his son Kyle and Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe together dedicated the limited-edition stamps at the Daytona International Speedway where “The King” won a record seven Daytona 500 Championships.

Memory Lane: Welcome To My World

I have often been accused of living in a time warp. And, I would have to plead guilty, but with an explanation. All of my customers are working on vehicles that are 60+ years old or older, so that’s the environment I am in every day.

World’s Finest Cars Gather for the Elegance at Hershey

With a show field limited to no more than 60 of “the cr

Around The Shop: Duebber’s Automotive In Cincinnati, Ohio

If there’s one steady theme running through 40 years of business at Duebber’s Automotive in Cincinnati, OH, it’s stellar customer service. It’s the tradition passed from the original two-bay shop founded in 1973, to the eight-bay shop transitioned in December to the capable hands of current owner, Marc Duebber.

Book Report: The Complete Book of Camaro

This lavishly illustrated book, weighing nearly four lbs., details all five generations of the Camaro’s production run:

Tech Tip: Coil-On-Plug Misfire Diagnostic Tips For Ford/Lincoln/Mercury Engines

The misfiring cylinder must be identified through Self-Test misfire codes or through WDS Power Balance. Rule out base engine problems; rule out fuel problems; and then look at
ignition problems (be sure to rule out coil primary circuit issues).

Exploring the Service Needs of the Ford 4.0L V6 Engine

The 4.0l SOHC engine was found under the hood of many Ford SUVs and light trucks, as well as 2005-10 Mustangs.

2014 Corvette LT1: The Engine Under the Hood

The art and science behind its combustion system makes the Corvette LT1 one of the most advanced V8 engines in the world.

Fuel For Thought: A Study On The Causes Of Foul Fuel

In this study on the causes for foul fuel finding its way into your customer’s vehicle tank, we find that there are normally three reasons – refinery mistakes, poor

Memory Lane: Chrysler Hemi’s War Effort

So, you think you know your Chrysler history? And you can name every application Chrysler ever put a Hemi engine into? Well, I have one I bet you’ve never heard of. Chrysler, like most automotive companies, secured contracts during World War II to build tanks and airplanes, as well as guns and ammunition.

Pulling Codes: What Is Our Position On This? The Story of P1512

P1512 is a code that involves electronic throttle control (ETC), or throttle actuator control (TAC), and in many situations, a technician may be tempted to replace the throttle body assembly right away. This article will attempt to provide a better plan of attack.

Directions: Are You Ready for the Most Tested Fuel in History?

In mid-August, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to grant a partial waiver for 15% ethanol (E15) content in gasoline for 2001 and newer model year cars and light trucks.