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  • Diesel engine oils perform functions that affect your engine's performance.

    The Difference in Diesel Engine Oils

    December 16, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 3298

    The Difference in Diesel Engine Oils There are various types of engine oils available in the market today. We describe two of the most common below: Mineral or Petroleum Diesel Engine Oils A by-product of petroleum, this oil type is …

  • Highlighting the Benefits of Ethanol Fuel

    December 2, 2013 • Enthusiasts • Views: 3539

    What is Ethanol? Ethanol is a high-octane and clean-burning motor fuel type produced from renewable resources. It is a type of grain fuel, mostly produced from crops like corn. Ethanol is not used as motor fuel in its unblended form. …

  • Heat and friction destroys bearings in manual transmissions and other important components

    How Heat and Friction Destroys Bearings

    November 23, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Racers • Views: 3084

    A Closer Look at How Heat and Friction Destroys Bearings in Manual Transmissions There are five common types of bearings found in manual transmissions: plain, ball, roller, tapered roller, and needle. Plain bearings are those used on an engine’s lower

  • heat and friction cause a great negative impact on transmissions by affecting its internal parts.

    Heat and Friction and its Impact on Transmissions

    November 23, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 2133

    Curious of the ways that can help you spare your gearbox or transmission from these factors? Read on for a crash course about them. Manual Transmissions: The Basics Standard transmissions, also known as manual gearbox or manual transmission is a …

  • Heat and friction are factors that can affect engine performance and fuel economy in vehicles.

    Heat and Friction: Primary Enemies of Car Engines

    November 21, 2013 • Enthusiasts • Views: 8500

    Engines, Heat, and Friction A modern internal combustion engine is comprised of dozens of moving parts. Without proper oiling, these parts run against each other with tremendous speed, creating friction which then leads to heat. This heat can wear the

  • How Your Tires Affects Fuel Economy for Truckers

    How Tires Affect Fuel Economy for Truckers

    October 21, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 1762

    If you’re serious about trucking (or you just don’t want to end up making a call for tire service on the side of the road) these—and many more—are all questions you should be asking yourself and researching out. How Tires …

  • Using the right transmission and number of gears can improve fuel economy for truckers.

    Avoid This Common Mistake To Get Better Fuel Economy for Truckers

    October 15, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 6196

    Which Transmission For Better Fuel Economy For Truckers How many gears are the best… 9, 10, 13, 18? There are so many options out there to choose from. What do they all mean? Which one gets the best gas mileage …