Lord Funkatron

Author's details

Name: John New
Date registered: January 27, 2012
URL: http://www.infinite-garage.com

Latest posts

  1. Tech Tuesday: Spark Plugs, more than you want to know — March 26, 2013
  2. Fuel Mileage Primer : Part 3 — February 5, 2013
  3. Gas Mileage Primer : Part 2 — January 29, 2013
  4. Gas Mileage Primer: Part 1 — January 22, 2013
  5. Tech Tuesday : Basic Engine Troubleshooting — December 11, 2012

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Aug 05

Gasoline Engine basics

The majority of the passenger vehicles sold through out the world are powered by a gasoline internal combustion engine. This time Lord Funkatron will walk you through the workings and parts of a four stroke gas engine. So hit the bump and read on about the powerplant in your ride.  

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Jul 21

Brakes: A Tech Article

Brakes are the first line of safety and control in your car. You never think about them until they are not there. Trust me, its not a good feeling. And there is no moment more eye opening than feeling the brake pedal fall to the floorboard with no pressure. Today I’m going to explain what …

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May 19

Crankshafts : What, How, and Why

The crankshaft is the backbone of of any engine. The what and why are easy to understand. To put it simply, it’s what turns the downward reciprocating motion of the piston into a rotational force.

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May 12

Tires : Myths, Facts, and Legends

Last time, I defined some of the tire jargon that most newbies don’t understand. Now with a new dictionary of terms, its time to put them to use. I’m going to be talking about the different types of tires. And throw some cautions about going too far with your selections.

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Apr 07

Tires : Myths, Facts, and Legends Part 2

Last time, I introduced the idea that tires should be the first mod on your car. Now we get into the construction and language of tires. We start with a little history. Most common knowledge says that John Boyd Dunlop invented the pneumatic tire. While his invention is subject to debate, what is not, is …

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