New Car Engine Technology
Understanding The Differences, Challenges Between Crankshaft Position Sensors

I have suggested to you to watch for this and make sure that you have that, and encouraged you to be certain that it is indexed to this position and so on.  But I don’t believe that I have ever written about watching out for damaged as-cast reluctor rings, spark triggers or whatever other name

Get Your Bearings

Have you ever heard the phrase “old wives’ tales”? My father used itall the time whenever something didn’t seem to make sense to him forthe moment. For instance, most everyone knows these: “Don’t cross youreyes or they’ll stay that way” and “feed a cold, starve a fever.” Like I said, they’re “old wives’ tales.” They

EngINtel: Recycled Coolant

There isn’t one of us who has not been affected or knows someone who has been affected by the economic crisis, downturn, recession or whatever catch phrase is being used this week in an effort to try and keep us from focusing on one reality that we all are aware of – the cupboards are

EngINtel: In Lightweight Land Rockets Or Huge Ships, Bedplates Have Presence In Today

Today’s engines are smaller, lighter, more fuel efficient and have the highest output per displacement than at any other time in the history of the automotive industry. With these advantages have come designs that must be able to withstand loads and pressures that go way beyond the large displacement OHV, oil leaking, fuel guzzling street

EngINtel: Practical Builder Tips To Common Questions

Since you all indulged me last month with editorial musings, thismonth will be a couple of Practical Builder Tips (PBTs) that shouldkeep you out of hot water from time to time. They’re somewhat genericbut have been popping their ugly heads in all types of engines and theyhave no manufacturer preference so no one is immune.

More Ammunition For The Ongoing War On 4.6L/5.4L Ford Engine Misinformation

If there is a war being waged in the automotive aftermarket right now, it is one of information. More precisely, it is too often the fact that victims are suffering because of the lack thereof. Be it the “Right to Repair Act,” casting proliferation or parts proliferation, what we need to know is all changing

EngINtel: A Stack of Gifts Almost as Satisfying as Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

At this time of year, let me be the first one to to give you a gift – and it’s one you’ll  likely use again and again. Many of you may have not seen this issue, but once it bites you, you will always remember the Nissan KA24 engine series in the SOHC configuration. So