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This Is How You Have to Ship Bugatti’s $3M Supercar

08/31/2014 by europium mkII
When you drop $3 million on a special-edition Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, you want everything to be perfect. That's why, before it leave...
Pathfinder Tags: Bugatti Veyron
Views: 347, Comments: 15
Last comment 09/01/2014 by phoenix911
 

Plug That Plane In!

08/21/2014 by Fredski
Nasa heads vertical: http://www.engadget.com/2014/08/20/the-big-picture-nasas-electric-plane-achieves-vertical-takeoff/
Views: 277, Comments: 6
Last comment 08/22/2014 by Tornado
 

Rodeo Running Funny

08/20/2014 by az mech
I have a 1/99 Isuzu rodeo 3.2 V6 5 Speed trans. List of changed components are as follows : O2 sensors ( all 4 ) catalytic converters (2) ECU, EGR, Ma...
Views: 184, Comments: 10
Last comment 08/26/2014 by bob c
 

Hyundai Genesis 2012 Brakes

08/18/2014 by Hyndai Genesis
Hi, Three times in 2013 my brakes haven't worked properly. When I hit the brakes for a gradual stop, it feels like I am braking on metal. The first...
Pathfinder Tags: 2012 Genesis very intermittent brake problem
Views: 312, Comments: 22
Last comment 08/23/2014 by Hyndai Genesis
 

Waiting a Few Hours Before Going Anywhere

08/17/2014 by Uncle Bryan2YG8B9HQ
Have a 2000 Cavalier that will not start immediately after it has been driven, wait a few hours then it will start. It turns over, thought maybe I ran...
Views: 427, Comments: 15
Last comment 08/18/2014 by Bazzer Englander
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Franz Ferdinand’s Fateful Phaeton Update

09/02/2014 by dstrohl
Recently, Hemmings Daily ran a story on the car that shaped the events that touched off The Great War a century ago, the 1910 Graef & Stift that A...
Pathfinder Tags: classic auto Franz Ferdinand history military
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Things We Learned During the 2014 Car Week on the Monterey Peninsula

08/29/2014 by dstrohl
Once again, the Hemmings editorial team has done our best to cover the extensive events on California's Monterey Peninsula during the seven-day...
Pathfinder Tags: classic auto display show
Views: 139, Comments: 1
Last comment 08/29/2014 by Unredundant

Old School Can-Do: 1945 Speed and Custom

08/27/2014 by dstrohl
Two years ago, Jeremy Baye decided to pursue his longtime dream of making a living customizing cars. On July 27, 2012, he opened his very own shop...
Pathfinder Tags: classic auto hot rod project car restoration
Views: 230, Comments: 1
Last comment 08/27/2014 by SolarEagle
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Automotive Technology

152 blog entries, 2809 comments (0 Viewing)

Reinventing the Wheel

08/20/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Two materials companies have teamed up with a German automaker to reinvent the wheel. Instead of metal, the new configuration will be a composite...
Views: 251, Comments: 5
Last comment 08/23/2014 by SolarEagle

Manufacturing Goes Virtual

07/24/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Ford's IntoSite pilot project takes manufacturing into the virtual world, eliminating much of the risk of innovation, enabling global collaboratio...
Views: 224, Comments: 0

Plug-in Sales Outpace Previous Hybrids

07/08/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Plug-in hybrid and electric car sales are far ahead of those of first generation hybrids at the same stage in each technology's development. A report...
Views: 272, Comments: 6
Last comment 07/09/2014 by rashavarek
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MotorBeat

31 blog entries, 433 comments (0 Viewing)

H2FIRST Can Enhance Much Needed Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure

08/15/2014 by Jordan Perch
The fact that the lack of fueling infrastructure is one of the biggest hurdles for hydrogen-powered vehicles is very well known to both the auto indu...
Pathfinder Tags: california Energy H2FIRST hydrogen infrastructure ...
Views: 205, Comments: 12
Last comment 08/17/2014 by C-Mac

Buying a New Car is Better for the Environment Than Keeping Your Old One

08/08/2014 by Jordan Perch
The debate over whether it's more eco-friendly to keep driving your old car or replace it with a new one has been going on for several years now,...
Pathfinder Tags: Economy efficiency emission fuel new cars ...
Views: 325, Comments: 24
Last comment 08/15/2014 by Andy Germany

A New Electronic Payment System to Protect Customer Privacy at EV Charging Points

08/01/2014 by Jordan Perch
In addition to range anxiety, long recharge time, and high purchase price, another issue surrounding electric cars has been brought into focus late...
Pathfinder Tags: ASTAR charging electric cars EVs Payment System
Views: 181, Comments: 4
Last comment 08/03/2014 by jack of all trades
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Motorz

44 blog entries, 71 comments (0 Viewing)

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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