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How to Add Used Motor Oil to Diesel Fuel

Few realize that used motor oil can be burned as a fuel additive in diesel fuel. While used motor oil is typically recycled or thrown away, storing and disposing of the used oil can be hazardous, costly and time intensive. The savings for every gallon of used motor oil processed on-site is equivalen...More...

How to Race With E85 Ethanol

E85 Ethanol is a gasoline replacement formula made mostly from corn (although most biodegradable material can be used in the production). If you are looking to join a racing league and you want to use your E85 Ethanol vehicle, you need to look into a few specifications, and also if it is worth using...More...

All about Electric Hybrid Cars

For many, electric hybrid cars are a glimpse into the future of automobiles. They consume less gasoline, save money, and preserve the environment. The hybrid cards are favored by consumers, backed by the governments, and hailed by the environmental services. The raising gasoline price and increased ...More...

Heat Factors in Electric Motors

While electrical motors offer many advantages in a variety of applications, there are still environmental and operational factors that must be monitored, including lubrication, vibration and heat. These factors can be minimized through careful design and maintenance schedules, but will continue to a...More...

An Introduction to Electric Car Conversions and What it Takes

Do you want to hit the road without worrying much on spending a great sum of money on fuel alone? Do you want to go as far as eighty miles, without having any stopover at a nearby gas station? Do you want to run as fast as 90 kilometers per hour without causing damage to the environment? Then electr...More...

Can I Convert a Gas Powered Engine to Diesel?

When compared to gasoline, diesel fuel is about 13 percent to 14 percent more efficient, with 1 gal. of gasoline containing approximately 87 percent of the energy, expressed in British thermal units (BTUs), of that of diesel. Diesel engines tend to be more durable and last longer than gasoline engi...More...

FEMA and Wood-Burning Cars: A Strange Origin

During the Second World War, Americans and their allies faced severe rationing of countless goods, from water to metals, and everything in between. It should come as no surprise that in some places during those ... ...More...

Why Is Diesel Fuel So Much More Expensive Than Gas?

Supply and Demand for Diesel FuelDuring the summer of 2008, the prices of gasoline and diesel fuel both reached unprecedented levels up to that time, in part because of speculation that the price of oil would increase based on strained global supplies. While gasoline is primarily used as......More...

What Is the Difference of a Dry HHO Cell Vs a Wet HHO Cell?

Dry HHO cells are actually a design improvement over the wet HHO cell type. The end result of hydroxy gas is the same in both types - the difference relies on the electrolyte reservoir and electrodes plate displacement. Modern engine bays have very limited free space so the dry HHO cell system wins ...More...

How a Hydrogen Car Works

Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engines (HICEV)Prior to the 1990s, when people talked about hydrogen-driven automobiles, they meant substituting hydrogen for gasoline in an otherwise conventional car. The very first internal combustion engine, dating to the beginning of the 19th century, was......More...

Biofuel From Micro Algae

According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), biomass has the ability to be converted directly into a liquid fuel and this is a unique characteristic that separates it from other forms of renewable energy. Biofuels are organic substances or waste materials that can be converted throu...More...

How Do Solar Power Plants Take in Power?

Solar power is derived from the sun and gives off an abundant amount of energy. Solar power plants convert the power of sunlight energy into electricity through the use of special materials....More...

How to Use Polishing Bonnets

Polishing is a crucial stage of any car-care regime. A great way to perform a thorough polishing routine is to use a powered buffer fitted with a polishing bonnet over a polishing pad. The bonnet is made from extra-soft fabrics that are specially designed to work with paint finish. Using the bonnet ...More...

Latest Honda CRZ Review

All-New Honda CR-Z The world's first wise and Hot-Hatch Hybrid. The world's first Hot-Hatch Hybrid vehicle has finally showed up on Malaysian shores! The All-New Honda CRZ was formally brought to Malaysian drivers in November ... ...More...

Insight Into the Honda Insight

The Honda Insight is a hybrid car that represents something automotive analysts understand to be true: the car is as much innovative as it underscores a missed opportunity by Honda. Honda introduced the two seat Insight to the U.S....More...

Nissan Leaf Is The Car Of The 2011 Year In Europe

Nissan Leaf is a one hundred percent electric car that will appear on the market from December 2010. According to Wikipedia the name Leaf comes from "Leading, Environmentally friendly, Affordable, Family car." The model is a compact 5-door hatchback that runs only on electric motor....More...

Specifications of the 2003 F-350 7.3 Power Stroke 4x4

The F-350 is Ford's one-ton capacity heavy duty pickup truck. This model is the heaviest duty truck sold in regular Ford dealerships and serves as their workhorse pickup. For the 2003 model year, the sole F-350 model that offered the 7.3 L Powerstroke diesel engine was the King Ranch......More...

How Is Diesel Fuel Refined?

Diesel is a fuel that is typically used in diesel engines which are found mostly in trucks, locomotives, passenger cars and ships. Diesel addresses a vital fuel requirement because of its increased efficiency and economy. This fuel provides about 30-40% fuel efficiency and is readily available. Howe...More...