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What Causes On The Turbocharger Overheat?
Automotive
Advertisement Causes of Overheating: Hot shut down. DPF issues, such as regeneration, resulting in increased exhaust gas pressure and temperatures which leads to overheating of the turbine side of the turbocharger. Remapping, chipping or over-fueling. What is Overheating? Overheating is …
Common Rail Diesel Injection (CRDI Basics)
Automotive
Advertisement Diesel injection systems in history Generality The system common-rail(CR) is now the fuel system of the fuel mostly used in compression ignition engines. Major advantages over predecessors: Pressure Injection independent of the rotation regime of the engine Flexible control …
Torsen Differential
Automotive
Advertisement With the debut of the Audi 80 Quattro in fall 1986, Audi introduced a new center differential. A component that was still strictly mechanical, but highly efficient. The name Torsen was a contraction of the words “torque” and “sensing.” …
Think Before You Clean (Maintaining) Your Wheels
Automotive
Advertisement Different wheel finishes require different cleaning techniques (methods)!  Let’s discuss how to avoid damaging your wheels and keep them looking great. Painted/Machined Wheels To maintain a “factory appearance” on this painted/machined finish wheel, frequent cleaning is needed. Only use …
Nitrogen in Tires
Automotive
Advertisement A fuel-efficient, eco-friendly alternative to compressed air. Here’s how using Nitrogen in your tires can help you keep your car running newer, longer. Tire Pressure Because of its larger molecular size, nitrogen migrates through a tire three to four …
Learn All about “Automotive Rivets”
Automotive
Advertisement Rivets provide an effective way to fasten two materials together without welding, adhesives, or any specialty tools or skills.  They can be used in automotive and non-automotive applications, but for this article, we’re going to focus on automotive rivets.  …
How Tires Fight Water to Keep You Safe
Automotive
Advertisement Rain Tires Need Greater Grip The level of grip on wet surfaces is a crucial performance factor for wet weather tires.  Unlike tires that can move easily on dry surfaces, the requirement for a stronger grip on the slippery …