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The Choice Between An Electric Or A Belt Driven Cooling Fan

The Choice Between An Electric Or A Belt Driven Cooling Fan

Even in the water cooled engine, air flow plays an important role. The movement of air across the fins of the radiator is as essential as the movement of coolant through the tubes of the radiator. Without air flow the car would certainly overheat, which is the reason the radiator is mounted in the... read more

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2011 Shelby GT350

Mustang Sales Lagging Camaro, Ad Blitz Coming

Sales of the 2010 Ford Mustang are trailing the 2010  Chevrolet Camaro by a significant margin through April. Ford sold 20,836 Mustangs, while Chevrolet sold 29,907... read more June 1, 2010 by  0

Fiat 500 Abarth

Give Me Some (Fiat) Panda Love

Many, many years ago, on a continent far, far away (Europe), I got a ride in a Fiat Panda, the original one, which I think had a rousing total of 45 horsepower, and possessed... read more June 1, 2010 by  0

2006 GMC Canyon Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD SLE1 Angular Front Exterior View

GM Finally Considering Entering The Compact Pickup Market In The U.S.

According to sources leaking information to, GM is considering entering the compact pickup truck market. The Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon twins are due for... read more May 31, 2010 by  0

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Chrysler To Debut The New 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

With more than a year having passed since its unveiling, Chrysler has begun production of the new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which will hit the market in a little while, with... read more May 30, 2010 by  0

Gas pump

Summer Driving Tips To Save At The Pump

As summer starts to creep into the end of May, the temperature is usually not the only thing to rise. For many, Memorial Day signals the unofficial start of summer, and with... read more May 27, 2010 by  0

1997 Oldsmobile 88

Valvoline's 300,000 Mile Engine Guarantee

Since March 1, 2010 Valvoline has been offering to guarantee your engine for up to 300,000 miles, if you “religiously” use their motor oil. The company's material is... read more May 26, 2010 by  0

2011 Volvo S60

2011 Volvos To Keep An Eye On

2011 Volvo S60 The newly redesigned S60 is going to make a name for itself in the luxury mid-size sedan class. Boasting a 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine that can push out a... read more May 26, 2010 by  1

Consumer Reports rates the Subaru Legacy

Help! Doug: Why The Discrepancy Of Subaru Engine Ratings By Consumer Reports?

Question: The April 2010 Consumer Reports' "Annual Auto Issue" gives the 2004 Subaru Legacy's four-cylinder engines the worst possible rating. I read this, but still had a... read more May 25, 2010 by  0

2010 Porsche Boxster Spyder

Porsche Boxster - Greatest Ad Ever? Maybe

I came across this older Porsche Boxster ad recently and thought to myself, this ad summarizes in under two minutes what makes Porsche cars some of the most desirable on the... read more May 24, 2010 by  1

2010 Scion xD 5dr HB Man (Natl) Front Exterior View

Top Safety Features Of The Scion xD

Being one of the most affordable small cars in the automobile industry, one wouldn’t usually expect the Scion xD to have the bells and whistles that luxury vehicles... read more May 24, 2010 by  0

2010 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-door Coupe S Engine

Why 'Cheap' Oil Changes Aren't So Cheap

This Friday a customer brought me a car with the oil pressure light on. He had recently had an oil change done on the car by a local chain quick-lube shop. The car, a late... read more May 23, 2010 by  0

Building the 2011 Bentley Mulsanne's V-8 Engine

Help! Doug, I'm Baffled Over Consumer Reports Reliability Ratings of Used Subaru Legacys - Part 1

Question: The 2010 Consumer Reports' April "Annual Auto Issue" gives 04 Legacy's 4 cylinder engines the worst possible rating. I still had my mechanic look at a 04 Legacy I... read more May 21, 2010 by  0

2001 Plymouth Neon Highline

About Your Car's Gasket

The last time I had seen my friend’s son he had asked me about a car problem. So when we met again I inquired how it worked out. His reply was that the “gasket” was... read more May 20, 2010 by  0

2010 Buick Regal GS Concept

Making Buick Regal Again, It Ain't Easy

You know when you surf the web for good car news, you know, the stuff that gets your blood pumping when you see big, fat wheels, torque-melting power from a turbocharged... read more May 20, 2010 by  0

2010 Land Rover Range Rover

How GM Should Have Saved HUMMER

_How GM Should Have Saved HUMMER     I am saddened and angered by the demise of HUMMER. A uniquely American creation, HUMMER could have been SO much more than what... read more May 20, 2010 by  0


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