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How Can I Clean My Windshield so I Can Actually See in the Rain?

01/25/2015 by nivek2421
I have used Windex, vinegar, Baking soda / water mix, Alcohol, all kinds of different wiper blades etc., but there always seems to be some kind of res...
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Last comment 01/27/2015 by tonyhemet
 

Air Bearings

01/22/2015 by Fredski
many people like myself hoped for a prototype or two and now we'll get that. the concept of an air bearing to lift heavy loads is a proven concept.htt...
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Last comment 01/24/2015 by redfred
 

Hyperloop To Get Built

01/22/2015 by Fredski
looks like Elon wants to work on a few prototypes before committing to a full scale train http://www.livescience.com/49498-hyperloop-test-track.html
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Last comment 01/22/2015 by Rixter
 

Stranded

01/20/2015 by Anonymous Poster
I have a Ford that I can not open the hood on. The hood cable broke when I pulled it. Is there any way to open the hood?
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Last comment 01/21/2015 by jt
 

The Science Behind Windshield Wiper Failure

01/19/2015 by nivek2421
I have driven and owned many vehicles in my life and have always had the windshield wipers go bad on the drivers side and leave streaks at the most in...
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Views: 857, Comments: 108
Last comment 01/27/2015 by bluebelly
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Automotive Technology

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Faked Engine Noise is Overhyped

01/28/2015 by HUSH
Last weekend the 2015 North American International Auto Show wrapped up, and on display were many innovations and trends, as noted by this Eng360 a...
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Last comment 01/28/2015 by Brave Sir Robin

Do Fluoropolymers Herald the End of the Car Wash?

01/20/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Imagine driving down a dirt road without ever having to clean the dust or mud off your car. Or, hiking a rugged, mucky trail and never having to pick...
Views: 46, Comments: 1
Last comment 01/25/2015 by Nigh

Self-Service vs. Full-Service, That Is The Question

01/14/2015 by HUSH
For the first time in ages, five bucks is gas money. Most prices I've encountered in the Empire State are less than $2.75, and at least for now, the...
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Views: 194, Comments: 14
Last comment 01/27/2015 by Janissaries
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MotorBeat

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Google Working on an In-Car Infotainment System to Counter Apple's CarPlay

01/26/2015 by Jordan Perch
Google has been trying to ensure a bigger presence on cars' dashboards for a while now, engaging in a fierce battle for dashboard supremacy with Appl...
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In-Car Connectivity to Be the Talk of CES 2015

01/05/2015 by Jordan Perch
Cars have taken a special place at the Consumer Electronics Show in recent years, and this year's edition of the popular electronics and technology t...
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Toyota to Introduce Affordable Active Safety Technologies

01/02/2015 by Jordan Perch
Although Toyota has been saying that it's not looking to build a self-driving car in the near future, the company has been developing various technol...
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Views: 92, Comments: 3
Last comment 01/04/2015 by gringogreg
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Midweek Matinee: Horse Sense In Horsepower, 1936-ish

01/28/2015 by dstrohl
Sponsored by Plymouth, this chunk of celluloid might be overlooked as just another ode to "safe and courteous driving in the modern era," but thi...
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Ron Pratteā€™s Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake Tops Barrett-Jackson Sale

01/27/2015 by dstrohl
When Ron Pratte announced that he'd be selling his extensive collection at Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale sale, it was a given that many of the lot...
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Views: 221, Comments: 1
Last comment 01/28/2015 by DodgySolenoid

Driving Impression: 1940 Ford Business Coupe

01/26/2015 by dstrohl
Note: I write up driving impressions of virtually every car I photograph within a couple of days of the drive, so everything is fresh in my mem...
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Lightweighting Vehicles Using Aerospace Techniques

08/25/2014 posted in IHS ESDU Blog
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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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