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Ever wonder how things work on your car or truck??
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How car engines work
How diesel engines work
How cruise control works
How Horsepower works. Learn what horsepower means.
How Manual Transmissions work. What is happening as you shift through that H pattern?
How Automatic-Transmissions work. The Automatic Transmission in your car is one of the most amazing devices you will see. Click here to learn more.
How Odometers work. Mechanical odometers have been measuring miles for centuries , and they are incredibly cool inside! Learn more.
How Turbochargers work.
How Camshafts work. Learn why camshafts are so important and how a new one can radically change an engine's behavior.
How Gears work. Learn dozens of fascinating facts about gears.
How do Car Air Conditioners work?
How Fuel Injection Systems Work.
How Clutches Work.
How Differentials Work
How Car Cooling Systems Work including Fluid, water pump, engine, radiator, pressure cap, thermostat, fan and heating system
How Catalytic Converters Work
How Anti-Lock Brakes Work
How Brakes Work
How Disk Brakes Work
How Drum Brakes Work
How Power Brakes Work
How Master Cylinders Work
How Airbags Work
How Torque-Convertors Work
How Bearings Work
How Automotive Ignition Systems Work
How Power Locks Work
All About Tires
What does the weight mean on a can of motor oil?
Is it true that a diesel engine can operate under water while a gasoline engine cannot?
How does a Jake Brake work on a big rig?
What does the VTEC system in a Honda engine do?
How does a carburetor work?
How do the blueish headlights on expensive luxury cars work?
Note: We carry HD Conversion kits as well as\ bright blue and yellow bulbs if you're interested.
I would like to increase the horsepower of my car's engine. What's the best way to do this?
How does the oxygen sensor in a car work?
How does nitrous oxide help an engine perform better?
What are amps, watts, volts and ohms?
How do exhaust headers work to improve engine performance?
What is a catalytic converter and how does one work?
What is the difference between a turbo charger and a supercharger on a car's engine?
If diesel engines are more efficient, why do most cars have gasoline engines?
What speed should I drive to get maximum fuel efficiency?
What is the difference between gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, etc.?
What does octane mean?
How does a Miller-cycle engine work?
Why is it so hard to start a car in the winter?
How does a laser speed gun work to measure a car's speed compared to normal police radar?
How do they get the balls in ball bearings so perfectly round and smooth?
Could a car run on compressed air?
How does a gasoline pump at a filling station know when the tank is full?
Is there a difference between inline and V engine configurations?
How does the thermostat in a car's cooling system work?
How do I know if my catalytic converter has failed?
What does the computer in a car do? Will cars start on January 1, 2000?
How does "bulletproof" glass work?
What is the difference between a normal lead-acid car battery and a deep cycle battery?
Why do some engines use a dry sump oil system?
Do race cars use gasoline like normal cars do, or do they use something else?
When I put my car in park, what really keeps it from moving?
If daytime running lights were mandatory in the U.S., and all vehicles had them, how much extra gasoline would that use each year?
Why does my manual transmission car make a loud whirring noise in reverse?
How do 30 pounds of air in your tires hold up two tons of car?
How do they create the hopping cars in American movies?
How do tuned intake runners work on your car?
Why do brake lines have so many bends and loops?
Why doesn't gasoline burn cleanly?
What is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve?
How do stabilizer bars work?
How does safety glass work?
How much gasoline does the United States consume in one year?
What does the battery light on the dashboard mean?
How do the automobile ignition keys with chips embedded in them work?
How does a hybrid car work?
Could anti-lock breaks detect a flat?
How does a car's rearview mirror work when it's set on the upwards, glare resistant, setting?
What do the brake warning lights mean in my car?
How does an airbag work?
What is the problem with MTBE in gasoline?
How can I measure the drag on a car?
What does percent grade mean on a road?
What are the different types of brake fluid?
Exhaust System Theory
How Can I Increase Horsepower
Date modified 2/1/2017
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