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  • Your Engine And Turbo
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    Turbo or Nitrous As you are driving, you see many cars going over the speed limit. Many of the drivers are into racing and modifying their cars. In most cars there are two major modifications that can be done, they are; turbo kit, or a nitrous kit. Both increase horsepower dramatically, but one is instant and the other goes into effect after a certain rpm. Turbo, is a turbine that is connected to your engines air intake that spins to create explosive power at high rpm's. This is something that w...
  • Hybrid Car With Parallel Configurations
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    Hybrid Cars (What is a Hybrid Car?) There are two configurations for hybrid cars. The first configuration uses gasoline engine to run a generator. The generator supplies electricity to the motor, which drives the wheels, which allows the gasoline engine to run constantly while achieving optimum fuel efficiency. This thereby minimizes emissions owing to incomplete combustion. A hybrid car with parallel configurations uses both an engine and a motor to drive the wheels depending on driving conditi...
  • Motor Car Engines
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    History of Cars By Kenny Carroll Motor car, road vehicle which first appeared in the 19th Century. The steam propelled the first cars, but such vehicles were not a success and the age of the motor car really dates from the introduction of the petrol-driven horseless carriages of Gottfried Daimler and Karl Benz (1885-86). The internal combustion engine for these cars had been developed earlier by several engineers, most notably by the German, Nickolas Otto, in 1876. The main components of a motor...
  • First Generation Mitsubishi Eclipse
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    The Evolution of the Mitsubishi Eclipse The Mitsubishi Eclipse has retained its public appeal because of significant marketing-influenced changes it has undergone in its eleven-year history. There are currently three (some say there are four) generations of this car, and by looking at the first and then the third generations, one would never make the connection. The car has maintained many of its fundamental concepts and taken on several new ones. Every time that a new model is introduced, the i...
  • Standard Features Of A Car
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    Volvo the Collectable Classic In this article it stated that when Volvo was introduced to the states in 1956. The PV 444, was the first US bound automobile ever. The car had resembled a smaller version of the 1946 Ford Tutor. The car featured a two piece windshield, small engine, and all of the standard features of a car of it's time. About three years later Volvo came out with a better version of the car, the PV 544. That was the car that gave Volvo it's reputation for Swedish Quality. This car...
  • Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engine
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    Engine at Work Have you ever wondered how a car's engine works Most of today's automobile engines run on gasoline, which is also known as an internal combustion engine. Many factors are involved in getting an engine to run properly spark plug, valves, piston, piston rings, combustion chamber, connecting rod, crankshaft, and oil sump. A car's engine can be one of the most complicated mechanisms a person can own and yet it's one of the easiest to use (Romans 104). As Fullerton quoted, The purpose ...
  • Test Pontiac's New Cars
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    Glory Days, When Horsepower and Passion Ruled Detroit The book Glory Days, When Horsepower and Passion Ruled Detroit by Jim Wangers is a comprehensive look at Pontiac Motor Division in its heyday through the eyes of its chief advertiser. The rise and fall of the pop culture fad of muscle cars at Pontiac and its fall during the early 1970's is explained in this book from a man who played a large part in Pontiac's success. There are many candid stories and little known facts presented by the autho...
  • High Speed Car
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    The intricacies that are involved in turning a regular car into a "Street Racer" are many; and racers pour their souls into these magnificent machines. After seeing "the Fast and the Furious" many people have or wanted to become involved in street racing. They do not realize that this is a sport that takes knowledge, hard work, and nerve. Many of these racers have spent their lives under a car, learning the trade and improving upon it. As I have learned, this is not just a hobby; it is a way of ...
  • Muscle Car Enthusiasts And Import
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    Import vs. Domestic Muscle cars have always been a big in the United States such as the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, and Chevrolet Corvette. These cars are some of the most popular cars for the past 25 or more years, but over the past 10 years, Japanese cars are becoming more and more popular. Many people who are into muscle cars despise these "imports" and people who are into these imports have the same feelings toward muscle cars. These two types of car lovers have a strong dislike for each...
  • 1966 Impala Fuel Cost
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    The 1966 Impala vs. 1996 Impala SS It is hard to believe how the Impala has changed over the last thirty years. It went from a step up from an average car to what it is now, a full size luxury car with all of the options. Chevrolet built the Impala in 1966 with very little standard options. It came with a bench seat, AM Radio, lap safety belts, 283 cubic inch V-8, and manual transmission. They did not construct the car with any form of emission system. The federal government did not require car ...
  • McClaren F 1
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    English McClaren F 1 Do you want the fastest street legal car in the world? Well then you need to get a McClaren F 1. This car will cost you an arm and a leg, but it is defiantly worth the money. If you like high speeds and great looks you will love the McClaren F 1. The McClaren F 1 has very incredible speeds and performance. The McClaren F 1 can go the amazing speed of 226 miles per hour. Going this great speed must be the greatest rush in the world. You might as well race a drag car because t...
  • Cars For Hydrocarbon Pollution
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    Death of a Planet Air pollution is a very big problem in the United States. A large part of air pollution comes from cars. The Environmental Protection Agency says,' The most polluting activity an average person does everyday is drive their car' (1 fact sheet OMS-5). Most people probably aren't aware that they are polluting the environment. Maybe if everyone knew how serious this pollution problem is, they would find ways to reduce the pollution. Most pollution that is released by cars comes fro...
  • Industrial Revolution The Steam Engine
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    How Global Warming Relates to the Industrial Revolution Global Warming relates back to the Industrial Revolution in many ways. During the Industrial Revolution many new inventions were made that would make life easier for people back then and also in the future. One of the inventions was the steam engine which later lead to the combustion engine that is put in cars, boats, and trains. Global Warming ties in with my subject of Heat Sources because for the steam engine coal was used to produce the...
  • Turbochargers For Common Import Cars
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    HOW DO YOU MAKE THE ULTIMATE IMPORT CAR Have you seen those fixed up import cars driving down the street, and wondered what the owner did to make it look so fascinating If you don t know, now is the perfect opportunity to find out. How do you make the extreme import car The ultimate import car is based on two things, looks and speed. When people enhance the look of their cars, they want it to look unique. As for the engine, most people intensify the engine to its maximum capability. Keep in mind...
  • 2 Cycle Engines Fire
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    Ryan Polos English 101 The Technology Of A Snowmobile Engine If you study and look at the history of a snowmobile engine, it has improved in many ways. I feel they have improved in two major ways. Number one being in performance, and number two theyre more environmentally safe. In order for you to understand how this has happened, I will explain to you the engine of a snowmobile. A snowmobile engine is called a 2-cycle engine. This means unlike a 4-cycle which you would find in a car, 2-cycle en...
  • Better Internal Combustion Engine
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    Automotive History Why is it called an automobile Or now a car Why isn't it called anything else Oliver Evens applied for a U.S. patent in Philadelphia in 1792 on a steam land carriage, which he called the "oruktor amphibolous". We could of been stuck with that name if it wasn't for more reasonable people working on the same concept. George B. Selden, an attorney in Rochester, New York, applied for a patent for a " road machine" and got it. He was the first to get the patent. Shocking Developmen...
  • Cars Trucks And Sports Cars
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    EVOLUTION OF AUTOMOTIVE TRANSPORTATION In my research paper I am going to tell you how the first automobile and the evolution of the automobile helped the United States be able to expand as rapidly as it did with the help of the automobile and its many uses. With the invention of the automobile came a new sense of freedom. The automobile has been a force that has helped to set the course for the future. In the year 1903 a man named Henry Ford invented the first gas powered combustion engine. Wit...
  • Sound An Import 4 Cylinder Car
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    Since I was a young boy I have had many interests, mostly in sports. But one thing always stood out as being very interesting. My parents would always find me watching racing or car building on TV. Cars have always been a topic I've picked for papers and projects because I have a great knowledge of them I was always overcome by this potent odor of motor oil and grease, but for some reason I became used to this smell, whereas most people would be sickened by it. After I started to read car repair...
  • Engines Output
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    The engine tested was a Crossley Gas Engine, which when tested had a power output of 3.993 kW in comparison to this a typical petrol engine would have an output of approximately 70 kW and a tractor unit (used to pull an articulated lorry) would have an output 250 kW. As can be seen this is a large difference in power output however many factors must be observed to see why this is the outcome. Such factors which effect this is that the Crossley gas engine is an old single cylinder engine which an...
  • Types Of Internal Combustion Engines
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    All Things Need To Move Whether Human sAll Things Need To Move Whether Humans Or Machines All humans and machines need to move. They need something to make them move like an engine. For humans, the engine for humans is the heart. The heart connects to other parts of the body to animate it. The engine in machines connects to other parts of the car, motorcycle, washing machine to make it move. There are many different kinds of engines. There are steam engines, turbine engines, and internal combust...

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