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References for Steel and Aluminium Wheels

10/28/2014 by euklid123
I am looking for information on steel and aluminium wheels. It should include historical, chemical and most of all technical information on that topic...
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Last comment 10/29/2014 by Brave Sir Robin

Watch the Lift Off

10/27/2014 by Fredski launch of private rocket tonight 645 ET
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Last comment 10/28/2014 by Fredski

Smarter Safer Cars

10/24/2014 by Fredski seems like all the manufactures have some version of this in the works
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Last comment 10/26/2014 by jdsighter

How to Burn Stale RFG in a Carburated Car?

10/23/2014 by indianajo
RFG in Indiana goes stale in my car, then it won't start. I have a carburator that requires the "gas" to lift up out of the fuel bowl into the venturi...
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Last comment 10/28/2014 by bob c

(Electric) Rotary Wing

10/23/2014 by rotate1953
Self rotating The Larger Wing is turned by Electric motors & props.Working on 2nd. r/c demonstrator.Hoping to Promote E.V. as Cockpit & Power...
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Last comment 10/24/2014 by phoenix911
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Stopping Car Thieves With an SMS

10/29/2014 by Jordan Perch
Car theft is one of the most common crimes in the United States, with almost 700,000 vehicles stolen in 2013, and a very small percentage of them b...
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Last comment 10/31/2014 by LOCKDUKE

Can Steel Fend Off Aluminum's Assaults In the Battle for the Auto Industry?

10/17/2014 by Jordan Perch
Governments all over the world are imposing tougher emissions standards as an important step in the fight against global warming, forcing car manuf...
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Last comment 10/22/2014 by truth is not a compromise

The Connected Car - The Next Battlefield for Automakers

10/10/2014 by Jordan Perch
By all means, in-vehicle connectivity and smart cars will make roads safer and ease congestion, as it will allow cars to talk to each other, rece...
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Last comment 10/13/2014 by IanR
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Adding Sizzle to Spark Plugs

10/30/2014 by dstrohl
Let's face it, spark plugs weren't known for igniting the imagination (too soon for a bad pun?). Despite having "spark" in the name and initiatin...
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Last comment 10/31/2014 by Unredundant

After a 25-Year Slumber, the VH1/Peter Max Corvettes Resurface

10/29/2014 by dstrohl
In 1990, a Long Island carpenter by the name of Dennis Amadeo Amodeo won the prize of a lifetime for a Corvette fan: one of every year Corvette...
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How I Made and Lost Nearly $500,000 on Old Cars in a Few Months

10/28/2014 by dstrohl
[Editor's Note: Tom Hardy uploaded the following story about four Buick Skylarks that he let slip away to the My Hemmings pages and we thought it wor...
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Last comment 10/29/2014 by phoenix911
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Automotive Technology

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VR's Wild and Wonderful World

10/26/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
If you think that virtual reality isn't a serious engineering tool but merely the stuff of video games, read this thorough report on how VR is chang...
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The Dawn of Active Suspensions?

10/15/2014 by HUSH
If you want to gauge the trickle down of technology from development to consumer availability, the automotive industry is a good test subject. Huge...
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Last comment 10/16/2014 by Anonymous Hero

Who Controls Your Car?

09/22/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Cars rely on computers to optimize performance, and these systems often reside on the same network that connects the vehicle to the Internet. This...
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Last comment 09/25/2014 by Noudge79
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Work Truck Makeover (Season 6: Episode 2)

12/08/2013 by motorztv
In this 76th episode of Motorz, Chris takes a heavily used (and active) 2002 Chevy 1500 work truck from a local landscape maintenance company and perf...
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Lightweighting Vehicles Using Aerospace Techniques

08/25/2014 posted in IHS ESDU Blog
by SavvyExacta
Metals producers are gearing up for increased sales based on Ford's decision to make an aluminum F-150 this year. (Read more.) Automakers are eager t...
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Flexible Honing for Ford Small Block Engines

12/04/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Small Block Ford Engines are V8 power-plants sold by aftermarket auto parts suppliers and by Ford Motor Company itself. Originally built at the Blue...
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Engine Cylinder Honing on Motorz TV

11/27/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Chris Duke, the host of Motorz TV, captured some great footage of flexible honing while filming "How to Complete the Rebuild of a Chevy V8 Small Bloc...

Flexible Honing for Niaskil Engine Cylinders

11/20/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Nikasil is an extremely hard material that's used to line the surfaces of engine components. Developed by MAHLE in 1967, the electrodeposited nickel...
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Valve Jobs in Classic Car Engines

11/05/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Leaded gasoline boosted engine compression, reduced knocking, and provided lubrication for valves and seats. An inexpensive octane booster, anti-kno...
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Flexible Honing for Douglass Motorcycles

02/29/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
by Brush Research
Douglass motorcycles dominated dirt track racing during the 1920s, and thrilled speedway racers through the late 1950s. Built by two brothers, Willi...
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