• Direct Injection or Port Injection

    Today’s direct Injection is to port fuel injection as port injection was to carbureted fuel supply back when the industry was in transition from carburetors to EFI in the 1970s. There are differences, but the comparison is valid. And as fuel economy standards continue to demand more efficient vehicles, the…

  • Cold Starting

    Cars, while hardy, can be finicky at times. When your engine is below a certain temperature, your works to add fuel to the air mixture to start the vehicle. Positioned on the intake manifold, the cold start injector helps refine the mixture in the engine’s cylinders for better burning. However,…

  • Jeep Fuel Injectors

    Jeep Fuel Injector Fuel injectors rarely go bad but when they do, they can give you serious headaches. Don’t worry however, it’s not as bad as you think. A bad fuel injector isn’t that serious and it’s almost never terminal, it’s just a real issue to solve if you don’t…

  • Ford Truck Fuel Injector Replacement

    Ford Truck Fuel Injector Replacement Ford Powerstroke engines have been the heart of Ford Trucks for over two decades now. Boasting the common 7.3 liter displacement, they have been the heavy duty mules of the American farmers and industrialists since 1994. Just like with any other diesel engine, the power…

  • Evolution of Sports Cars

    A common misconception heard today is that the Corvette was the first American sports car. The Corvette is not even the first post-WWII sports car. And the genre goes back much farther than that. The American sports car had matured quite a bit by the time Corvette came along. But…

  • Fuel Injector Heat Soak

    Heat soak can be a big problem for your vehicle. Yet some are rarely victimized by it, while other models are more frequent victims. What is it? Why is it? And what can you do about it? First of all, heat soak is not just an injector problem. It is…

  • Fuel Injection Cleaning Service

    If you’re experiencing a rough idle, a hesitation under acceleration, poor starting or declining gas mileage it’s possible your fuel injectors are dirty. You could try fuel additive cleaners but they’re marginally effective at best. The only way to return injectors to an as-new condition is by removing and cleaning…

  • VW Fuel Injection

    By the mid 1960s, mechanical fuel injection had been successfully employed in Formula One and sports car endurance racing for more than a decade. But manufacturers were just beginning to install it on production cars. Volkswagen introduced it first in 1967 on what the company referred to as the Type…