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Tech Talk: Biomass or Bio Mess?

Addressing the issues associated with ‘Home Brewed’ Bio-Diesel

Tech Tip: Mysterious Leaking Engine Oil Seals On Subarus? Check the PCV!

The Mitchell 1 Techline has heard of a very limited number of cases involving engine oil seals leaking after being displaced from their normal positions. As the engine heats and cools, condensation can accumulate in the PCV system, which, in extreme cold, can eventually turn to ice. Upon closer inspection, technicians have reported finding accumulations

Diagnostic Dilemmas: Multiple Failure Diagnostics On High Mileage Engines

Gary Goms explains that in tough economic times, a driver has no way of knowing how many maintenance-based and component-based failures will accumulate before he or she can afford to have a technician investigate the problem once a Check Engine light comes on.

Mighty Auto Parts’ High-Performance Oil Earns Dexos Approval

Mighty Auto Parts has introduced full synthetic 5W-30 Engine Guard Motor Oil, which the company said also recently earned the prestigious dexos1 seal of approval for gasoline engines.

Memory Lane: Nuts, Bolts And Screws – Finishing A Chevy Restoration Project

Gary Goms discusses the mechanical challenges of restoring a truck that he began maintaining when he went to work in a gas station – back in 1957!

With The Support Of LIQUI MOLY, The Jimco X6 SCORE Trophy Truck From All German Motorsports Will Be Competing In The Baja 1000

The Jimco X6 SCORE trophy truck from All German Motorsports will again compete in the legendary Baja 1000 Desert Race in Mexico – lubricated by LIQUI MOLY motor oil. Although they already achieved 12th place in the Trophy Truck test run last year, expectations are significantly higher this year.

API’s Motor Oil Matters Launches Licensing Effort For Industry To Ensure Drivers Get The Right Motor Oil Installed

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has launched its licensing efforts for motor oil distributors and oil change locations as part of its expanded Motor Oil Matters (MOM) campaign. Created to bring together everyone involved in the bulk motor oil chain of custody including motor oil marketers, distributors, oil change locations and consumers, MOM is designed to ensure that drivers get the right motor oil for their cars and trucks – every time.

Casite To Unveil New Products, Packaging And 
Promotions During The 2012 AAPEX Show

The newest additions to Casite’s premium product line are the Motor Honey High Mileage Oil Treatment and Motor Honey Fuel Economy Improver, both developed to enhance the performance of most cars and trucks.

Universal Lubricants Introduces Retail Motor Oil FlexPak

Universal Lubricants, the manufacturer and distributor of ECO ULTRA, one the world’s most advanced motor oils, recently introduced the nation’s first retail motor oil packaged in a sustainable, flexible stand-up pouch. Compared to conventional hard plastic bottles, the new durable FlexPak offers consumers a faster, easier and cleaner way to change their oil, giving retailers a unique opportunity to bring customers an exciting, high-performance product in an environmentally responsible package, said the company.

New Digital Marketing Campaign Launched For Castrol EDGE

The makers of Castrol EDGE, the official motor oil sponsor of the NFL, have launched a new marketing campaign to celebrate and promote recent test findings.

German Oil, Additive Maker LIQUI MOLY to Showcase at AAPEX

German motor oil and additive company LIQUI MOLY will showcase at AAPEX in Las Vegas. The U.S. is the third largest export nation for LIQUI MOLY. “That is already good, but in the mid-term we want to make the USA our No. 1 customer,” said Manfred Fischer, export area manager for LIQUI MOLY in the United States.

Tech Talk: Career Building — Developing Engine Building Experiences in School

Though many high school automotive programs have been cut or reduced in recent years due to funding, community colleges and technical schools are seeing steady enrollment in their automotive programs.