October 2023 - Tomorrows Technician

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October 2023 Crossword Puzzle

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1. Not so beloved car brand named after Henry Ford's son
2. Substance added in small amounts to something such as oils or gasoline
3. Type of wrench that registers the amount of applied force in poundsfeet or Newtonmeters
4. Dayton, OH native, father of the electric starting motor
5. Japanese race car track that sounds similar to the Japanese motorcyle maker
6. Number of strokes in a traditional gasoline engine's combustion cycle
7. The rubber part of the tire that touches the road
8. Zora Arkus Duntov is often credited with inventing this car
9. Along with Rhodium and Palladium, this precious metal can be found in catalytic converters
10. Drag car type with a flipup body.
11. The process in which heat and pressure combine to change the chemistry of rubber
12. Auto racer, WWI U.S. flying ace, jangly guitar namesake
13. Colorless, odorless, nontoxic emissions fluid known as DEF
14. Race course combining elements of a conventional track with a road course
15. The type of energy in any moving object
16. The part of the AC system that absorbs heat from the air in the vehicle passenger compartment
17. What the N on the gearshift indicator stands for
18. The front air dam on a race car designed to improve airflow and possibly improve front downforce
19. With a manual transmission, the leftmost pedal
20. An engine that is either supercharged or has suffered catastrophic failure

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