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Chrysler 3.5L SOHC V6 Engine (Service Notes)

If ever there was a service opportunity ripe for the taking, Chrysler’s 3.5L SOHC V6 engine (and its 2.7L, 3.2L and 4.0L cousins) is it.

Converting the Masses: Turning a Gas Powered Vehicle into an EV

While some will choose to purchase a new EV, there has been a growing group of enthusiasts who would rather convert or have someone else switch their petroleum-burning vehicles into electric drive.

A Clean Fuel Tank Improves A Fuel Pump’s Diet

Fuel pump replacement comebacks can be costly and can hurt your reputation. One of the leading causes of failure is the tank. If a vehicle gets 20 miles to the gallon, then more than 5,000 gallons of gas (from many stations) will go through the tank in 100,000 miles. And during this time, sediment, rust

Tomorrow’s Tech August 2014 Crossword Solution

Across 1. Cylinder sliders 5. Components returned for remanufacture 8. Unexpected engine stoppage 9. Combustion ____, explosive area 10. Inertia ____ seat belt 11. Mirror image (4,4) 13. Franchised vehicle vendor 15. Two-prong fastener, ____ pin 18. Ruined-fastener description 19. CV-joint cover 22. Engine-hood support (4,3) 23. Cylinder-repair sleeve 24. Showroom transactions 25. Increases cylinder’s

Tomorrow’s Tech August 2014 Crossword

Across 1. Cylinder sliders 5. Components returned for remanufacture 8. Unexpected engine stoppage 9. Combustion ____, explosive area 10. Inertia ____ seat belt 11. Mirror image (4,4) 13. Franchised vehicle vendor 15. Two-prong fastener, ____ pin 18. Ruined-fastener description 19. CV-joint cover 22. Engine-hood support (4,3) 23. Cylinder-repair sleeve 24. Showroom transactions 25. Increases cylinder’s

10 Tips to Improve Job Searches

Take our advice and eliminate little mistakes that have a huge impact on finding your next auto technician job.

Jeep Cherokee Dakar Concept Tackles the Terrain

Environmental Protection: Jeep’s latest concept vehicle is ready to handle the trails and rugged terrain of the harshest environments.

Building Top Super Comp Engines

What does it take to build a winning engine for Super Comp drag racing? The Super Comp drag racing class runs on a 8.90 time limit, with essentially no rules regarding engine displacement, carburetion or type of vehicle. Engines can burn either gasoline or alcoho, but no nitro or nitrous. Engines can be naturally aspirated

Restoring Engine-Computer Communications

For this month’s Real World case, we will attempt to provide a plan of attack for communication issues on General Motors products with the Class 2 Protocol.       Our diagnostic journey begins with a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe.   This vehicle was tested at the EPA test facility in our area and it was