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Siren Notification Inside Cars

10/01/2014 by sharpstick
I was recently passing through an intersection with a green light. In the lane next to me was a school bus that had not started to move yet. Appar...
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Last comment 10/02/2014 by sharpstick

370MPH Crash

09/29/2014 by Fredski
watch him lose his canopy....then control @370
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Last comment 09/30/2014 by sanweld

Proportion Valve on 93 Ford F250 7.3

09/28/2014 by zack307
im confused on why my proportion valve on my 93 ford it leaking. brakes are very squishy. the valve comes off the master cylinder and the 2 holes wher...
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Last comment 09/29/2014 by Autobroker

Hard Left Turns

09/26/2014 by Territt
I'm not sure what is going on with my pickup. When I turn to the right i can turn with one finger, but when I turn left i have to put some muscle into...
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Last comment 09/30/2014 by Autobroker

Massive Demand for Green Vehicles does not Translate into Sales (new study)

09/22/2014 by Jordan Perch
Upon our readers' request, we conducted a study about the desire vs. the actual purchase of green cars and got some interesting numbers: * 38% of re...
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Last comment 09/29/2014 by lrsheldon
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

1318 blog entries, 3351 comments (6 Viewing)

Buick-Built 1970 GS Stage 1 Show Car Heads to Auction

10/02/2014 by dstrohl
Looking to draw attention to its muscle car offerings for the 1970 model year, Buick pulled a pair of white GS Stage 1 models, with sequential se...
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Antique Tool and Part Catalogs

10/01/2014 by dstrohl
Maybe you just picked up some obscure tool at a swap meet and are now wondering what it is. Perhaps the ahooga horn on your Model A is missing...
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Last comment 10/02/2014 by phoenix911

How a Bunch of College Kids Convinced Detroit to Cut Smog in 1970

09/30/2014 by dstrohl
The whine of a turbine filled the air. Electric cars scooted around without making a sound. Steam cars chuffed their way to the starting line....
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Last comment 10/01/2014 by adreasler
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Automotive Technology

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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

A Glimpse into the Rarefied World of Rare Cars

09/04/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
By the time you read about the cars featured in this story, high-rolling automobile enthusiasts from around the globe will have paid record pric...
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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...
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Last comment 08/23/2014 by SolarEagle
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Innovative Headlight Technology Aims to Improve Nighttime Driving Visibility

09/19/2014 by Jordan Perch
High beam headlights are a pretty common cause of accidents, blinding drivers of oncoming cars through the glare they create while driving at night...
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Last comment 09/30/2014 by Unredundant

Nano-Supercapacitors Can Help Cut EV Batteries Charging Time

09/12/2014 by Jordan Perch
Since the recharging of an electric car is one of the biggest hurdles that's preventing a mass acceptance of these alternative fuel vehicles, devel...
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LG Chem Challenging Tesla With Its Own Long-Range Battery

09/05/2014 by Jordan Perch
Elon Musk has been saying repeatedly that his company's priority is the advancement of electric vehicle technology and the promotion of the global...
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Last comment 09/10/2014 by SolarEagle
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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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