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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/
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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: 51, Comments: 5
Last comment 08/21/2014 by SolarEagle
 

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: 257, Comments: 21
Last comment 08/21/2014 by Andy Germany
 

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: 385, Comments: 15
Last comment 08/18/2014 by Bazzer Englander
 

Car New

08/17/2014 by mattmro444
I have some old parts of my oldest subaro... Now I want to buy another one. So parts of all the old car will be sold by reasonable prices, do you all...
Views: 84, Comments: 5
Last comment 08/19/2014 by AverageJoe
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

1295 blog entries, 3265 comments (4 Viewing)

Jacksonville, Florida’s Ford Plant: A Wistful Monument of the Great Depression

08/20/2014 by dstrohl
Long gone are the nearly three-quarters of a mile of conveyor belts. A couple inches of water have pooled up in parts of the facility, the roof...
Pathfinder Tags: Despression factory Ford manufacturing
Views: 192, Comments: 5
Last comment 08/21/2014 by catman58

On the Generational Shift in Car Collecting

08/19/2014 by dstrohl
What cars will younger enthusiasts want to collect? What cars won't they collect? What cars are they collecting right now? We can almost guaran...
Pathfinder Tags: classic auto collection youth
Views: 130, Comments: 0

Non-Profit Vocational Program Aims to Teach Youth How to Resurrect Classic Cars

08/18/2014 by dstrohl
High school auto shop classes have dwindled in numbers nationwide, thanks to funding cuts. Vocational colleges that teach young adults to work on...
Pathfinder Tags: classic auto project car restoration youth
Views: 92, Comments: 0
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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: 189, 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: 321, 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: 179, Comments: 4
Last comment 08/03/2014 by jack of all trades
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Automotive Technology

151 blog entries, 2808 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: 133, Comments: 4
Last comment 08/21/2014 by Nigh

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: 201, 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: 252, Comments: 6
Last comment 07/09/2014 by rashavarek
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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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The Diesel Episode

08/23/2013 by motorztv
In this 75th episode, Chris tells you everything you ever wanted to know about diesel engines. For the past 5 seasons we haven't talked about them, a...
Views: 488, Comments: 1
Last comment 08/23/2013 by ronseto
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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
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Engine Cylinder Honing on Motorz TV

11/27/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
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Flexible Honing for Niaskil Engine Cylinders

11/20/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
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Valve Jobs in Classic Car Engines

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Flexible Honing for Douglass Motorcycles

02/29/2012 posted in BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog
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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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Flexible Honing for Stroker Engines

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Stroker kits are aftermarket automotive assemblies that increase engine displacement by lengthening piston travel. Along with a stroker crankshaft...
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