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Why Does My Car Keep Stalling?!

Short answer: your car’s stalling because the engine isn’t receiving what it needs to function, or you’re trying to do something that will damage it. Longer answer: keep reading. When your car stalls, your engine essentially stops working for one of several different reasons, most of them mechanical in nature. Any engine can stall, though, […]

Turbochargers vs Superchargers: A Big Difference or a Lot of Hot Air?

As increased government regulations and a general shift toward more environmentally responsible technology has many auto manufacturers looking to downsize overall engine size, an age-old technology is allowing them to deliver the same power and performance drivers have become accustomed to. Once reserved for high-performance vehicles, heavy construction equipment, and niche luxury brands, turbochargers – […]

Getting to Know the Big Three Diesel Engines: Cummins, Duramax, and PowerStroke

Ask any mechanic at your local Ram 2500 dealership or service center to choose between a Cummins diesel or a gas-powered engine for a heavy-duty truck, and they’ll always choose the Cummins. Why? Diesel engines are notorious for their capability, efficiency, and longevity. Long-time Dodge and Ram fans will tell you, “Nothing beats a Cummins.” […]