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You Don’t Want a Chip Off This Old Block

Chips and cracks in engine blocks are very bad news for car and truck owners. One of the biggest “OH NOs!!!!!!!!” that the owner of a vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine can have is a cracked block. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, you’re in for a major repair. The block…
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Burn Out Isn’t Just for Stressed Humans

Constant Pressure Can Burn Out Your Valves. One of the most important components of your engine is the valve – or valves, because there are more than one. Valves are the gizmos that allow the correct mixture of air and fuel to get into (and out of) the combustion chambers in your car or truck…
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