Thursday, April 28, 2022

Sporty Test Drive in the Luxurious New C-Class

This may just be the most stylish and exclusive C-Class yet. Reduced exterior lines meet muscular details.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

10 Reasons Why Engines Lose Power Over Time

There are four things a gasoline engine requires to generate power and almost any engine problem will come down to something relating to one of these four factors. 1. Air 2. Fuel 3. Compression 4. Spark

Dirty Air Filter
A clogged air filter makes the engine work harder to pull in air, and can restrict the maximum amount of air let in. Less air means less power.

Exhaust Restrictions
The engine will have to work harder to push out exhaust gases, limiting power. Catalytic converters can clog up on engines with an improper air/fuel mixture or as a result of fuel additives reacting within. Mufflers can also fail internally, and alterations of the internal piping can result in an airflow restriction.

Fuel Injectors
Deposits can build up on the injectors over time from heat soak or poor fuel. Small restrictions can cause the O2 sensors to read a lean mixture, and so more fuel will be added to compensate. This can result in a rich mixture for the cylinders without injector problems, or even misfiring if the injector isn’t capable of injecting enough fuel.

Fuel Pumps
Overtime the fuel pump can wear out, but it might not necessarily fail catastrophically. While it may still be able to supply fuel at lower pressures, it may begin to struggle to provide fuel at higher pressures or for longer durations.

Worn Piston Rings
One of the major things that can happen over time is the piston rings will wear down, and this will allow for blow-by. Some of the high pressure air and fuel mixture combusting will pass by the pistons and travel along the cylinder walls into the crank case. This is pressure that should be pressing the piston down, so power is lost. It also means less compression as some of the air can escape as the piston travels upward on the intake stroke.

Carbon Deposits On Intake Valves/Valve Seats
If carbon deposits build up on the valves or valve seats, this can prevent the valves from closing properly. If an intake valve cannot fully close, it will allow air to escape during the compression stroke, effectively lowering the compression ratio.

Carbon Deposits On The Piston
If deposits build on the piston or cylinder walls, these deposits can create hot spots. These hot spots can result in engine knock if conditions allow for it. If the engine is capable, it will retard the ignition timing to reduce the likelihood of knock. By retarding the ignition timing, power is lost.

Fouled Spark Plugs
Spark plugs can build deposits with time. Inconsistent spark plug firing means you’re likely to misfire. Maintaining clean plugs ensures that the spark part of the equation doesn’t result in a loss of power.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

The new X7

Introducing a new perspective on innovation. The new X7. With a completely updated and upgraded exterior, the new X7 is a statement of our redefined modern and distinctive look. Special design statements bolster the innovative style, including an Illuminated Kidney Iconic Glow and Curved Display with Lightbar. Perceive greatness with the new X7:

Sunday, April 17, 2022

Jaguar F-TYPE | Strength in Numbers

F-TYPE is Jaguar design in its most beautiful form – lean, elegant and athletic from any angle. It's the ultimate British sports car.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Mercedes-Benz Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC | The Traffic Jam

The evolution of DISTRONIC Active Distance Assist: Push the pedals in traffic jams is a thing of the past since this assistance system from Mercedes-Benz was introduced.

Sunday, April 10, 2022

What's inside a BULLETPROOF CAR?

We saw a bulletproof Mercedes-Benz, Toyota Highlander, and a Land Rover. We then tested out the bulletproof windows.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric | Product Walkaround

Discover Volvo’s pure electric technology and style design featuring a personalized walkaround of the C40 Recharge. A full electric crossover SUV that represents the shape of our future.

Monday, April 4, 2022

A Tribute to Sir Stirling Moss and the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR

Farewell to a legend: “The Last Blast” follows the unparalleled drive of the famous Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR “722” in a London tribute to Sir Stirling Moss.

Friday, April 1, 2022

Best Car Safety Features | Consumer Reports

There are many ways to prevent car accidents. Consumer Reports looks at the latest technology designed to save people’s lives. Check out
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