Thermostat Tune-Up

The purpose of a thermostat is to reduce engine warm-up time, maintain optimal running temperature, and help with heater output, if so equipped. When an engine is cold, a number of undesirable events occur. Wear rate of the internal parts is excessive due to poor lubrication and friction.


Turbocharging Basics

Here’s a layman’s description of how a turbocharger can cause an engine to operate as if it were twice its mechanical size. Plus some tips for keeping turbochargers in tip-top shape.