Monthly Archives: February 2013

Learning Coolant Fundamentals

Learning Coolant Fundamentals

Photo: Some rights reserved by pmarkham Coolant (or antifreeze) protects your engine from freezing while defending components against corrosion, as well as plays a critical role in sustaining overall engine heat balance by removing heat. In a heavy-duty diesel engine, only one-third of the total energy produced works to propel the vehicle forward. An additional one-third is removed as heat energy by the exhaust system. The remaining one-third of heat energy produced is taken away by the coolant. This heat removed by the coolant provides a balance in the overall removal of engine heat that is critical in ensuring … Continue reading

VR12 meeting with ARCA

VR12 meeting with ARCA

Last Friday, VR12′s own, Mr. Luis Cabrera, met with two important ARCA Representatives of the Public Relations & Marketing Team: George Mergen and Mark Gundrum. There Mr. Cabrera explained everything about our product to Team Leaders of the Race car Drivers.

F1 to proceed with float in October

F1 to proceed with float in October

Photo: Some rights reserved by edwin.11 From GMM Owner CVC looks set to proceed with the floatation of formula one later this year, according to F1 business journalist Christian Sylt. Late last year, Sylt said CVC had decided to continue to delay the planned Singapore floatation until at least 2014. But in a new report for the Telegraph, he quotes a ‘senior source’ as saying CVC is now eyeing October, when it hopes the European financial crisis and the Gribkowsky corruption affair in Germany will be resolved. “In October this year, we ought to be able to look at … Continue reading

The 2013 Chicago Auto Show

The 2013 Chicago Auto Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by Nimesh M Background – First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. This year marks the 105th edition of the Chicago Auto Show. Producer – The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) is the nation’s oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. The CATA has produced the Chicago Auto Show since 1935. Dates Public Show:  Saturday, February 9 through Monday, February 18 First Look for Charity:  Friday, February 8, 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. Black … Continue reading

John Wes Townley Wins 50th Annual Lucas Oil 200 Presented By MAVTV American Real

John Wes Townley Wins 50th Annual Lucas Oil 200 Presented By MAVTV American Real

Photo: Some rights reserved by Ford Racing DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – John Wes Townley started on the pole and finished in Gatorade Victory Lane Saturday capturing the 50th annual Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real at Daytona International Speedway. The race marked Townley’s eighth start at the “World Center of Racing,” and his first career pole and win in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. His previous best finish in the series also came at DIS when he finished third in 2010. “It still hasn’t sunk all in,” said Townley of the win, which gave Venturini … Continue reading

Eco-Friendly Antifreeze/Coolant suits passenger cars and trucks.

Eco-Friendly Antifreeze/Coolant suits passenger cars and trucks.

Photo: Some rights reserved by pizzodisevo, slowly i will recover Utilizing Hybrid Organic Acid Technology (HOAT) additive package, Khameleon Universal meets ASTM D3306 specification and mixes easily with other antifreeze and coolants. Solution with recycled ethylene glycol has antifreeze and coolant service life up to 5 yr or 150,000 miles for light-duty vehicles. Available in 55 gal drums and in bulk where available, phosphate-free coolant includes bittering agent to protect children and pets against poisoning from accidental ingestion. From: news.thomasnet.com

Antifreeze/Coolant Technology

Antifreeze/Coolant Technology

Photo: Some rights reserved by woodleywonderworks Automotive antifreeze/coolant is made of ethylene glycol, water, and a chemical additive package. For many years, there was only one type of antifreeze on the market, conventional green. Antifreeze technology has become significantly more complex in the last several years with the introduction of Dexcool and other extended life antifreeze formulas. Currently, there are three main types of antifreeze on the market. They all contain an ethylene glycol base, water, dye and an additive package. What makes them different is the additive package. Conventional green antifreeze formulations usually contain a number of inorganic … Continue reading

#DAYTONA500

#DAYTONA500

Photo: Some rights reserved by eldh DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway plans to make Budweiser Speedweeks 2013 and the 55th annual Daytona 500 a memorable event in many ways, starting with the largest and most expansive social media effort in NASCAR to further engage fans at the “World Center of Racing” and at home. “Daytona International Speedway boasts the largest social media following of any racetrack on the NASCAR circuit,” said Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III. “During Budweiser Speedweeks, we’ll continue our efforts to get race fans closer to the sport, while also reaching out to … Continue reading

Basic Car Maintenance Tips to Keep You on the Road

Basic Car Maintenance Tips to Keep You on the Road

Photo: Some rights reserved by StockMonkeys.com Take care of your car and it will take care of you. Following basic car maintenance tips can help keep you on the road and out of the repair shop. A little vehicular TLC can even help stretch your fuel dollar and help the environment, too. Here are some car care guidelines: Battery Most car batteries today are maintenance-free, sealed and can last more than three years. The first sign your battery should be replaced is often trouble starting the engine. Tires A car tire inflated to 35 pounds per square inch (psi) … Continue reading

Automotive Testing Expo Europe

Automotive Testing Expo Europe

Why visit Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2013? Photo: Some rights reserved by comzeradd When: 4,5,6 June Where: Messe Suttgart, Germany Visitors to Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2013 will be able to see exhibitors displaying the technologies, services and tools that are available to improve product quality, reliability, durability, and safety. Automotive Testing Expo Europe is the leading event, dedicated to the quality, safety, reliability and durability of vehicles throughout Europe.  The show will continue to be THE launch pad in Europe for new technologies within the area of automotive test, evaluation and quality engineering. From: testing-expo.com