Most people equate engine wear and deposits with a sudden, catastrophic engine failure that leaves you stranded alongside the road. In reality, wear and deposits are more likely to erode engine power and efficiency over time. Here’s how it works and what you can do about it.
AMSOIL-sponsored Team Hybrid has dominated the import tuner scene for almost 24 years. The team has perfected the art of winning despite heavy competition. Its ever-increasing trophy haul, multiple awards and substantial magazine coverage have proven its stature.
Continuing where we left off after the first half of the year, here’s what AMSOIL was up to for the second half of 2018. Thanks again to Lindsay Premo for contributing her expertise on the race & event highlights of 2018.
The need for power and speed is an age-old desire dating back to the chariot races of ancient Rome. It’s since inspired all manner of racing and events. Competitors today can drive everything from modified lawnmowers to top-fuel dragsters capable of more than 11,000 horsepower.
The answer seems simple: probably about five quarts. But, if you drive a small car with a four-cylinder engine, it’s likely closer to four quarts. However, the V-8 engine in your truck could require about seven quarts. My in-laws’ RAM diesel pickup takes 12 quarts of motor oil.
“Adventurous” is a good word to describe Tiffany Stone. The Jeep enthusiast, motorsports-programming host and model isn’t afraid to push herself to new heights (sometimes literally – more on that below).
Thanksgiving day, 2016. While my family was gathered in my dining room, imbibing spirits and making merry, I was in the shed disassembling the carburetor on my snowblower, reeking of petroleum as rivers of gasoline flowed under my jacket cuffs and saturated me to the elbows.