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History on Muscle Cars

History on Muscle Cars

Although the age of muscle cars was short-lived, it still defines a generation in America and has offered us some of the most collectible cars in automotive history today. With the muscular appearance, piercing lines, wide silhouettes, these cars looked mean. The definition of a muscle car is a mid-sized car, with a V8 engine,… Continue Reading

I, H and V Engines

I, H and V Engines

Engines with 8, 6, 5 or 4 cylinders power most modern cars. There are exclusions, of course, maybe especially the 10-cylinder engine in the Dodge Viper of the 12-cylinder engines installed in many high-end sedans. But most modern cars employ the more common cylinder amount. The engine cylinder is where combustion processes occur. Inside each… Continue Reading

The Basics on V8 Engines

The Basics on V8 Engines

What is a V8? The term “V8” refers to an engine with eight cylinders that are mounted on a crankcase containing two banks of four cylinders that each share a common crankshaft. The layout of this forms a “V”. Each of the cylinders contains a piston that is regulated by the crankshaft. History The very… Continue Reading

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