Types of Engines for Cars?

Answer Despite the numerous types of cars available, most cars use the same basic engines. As automotive technology has developed over the past century, engines have been refined and new methods for power... Read More »

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How do hybrid cars compare to cars with standard engines?

While there is no question at this point that hybrid cars can offer better fuel economy in city driving, the long-term benefits and environmental impact of hybrid cars versus equivalent gas engine... Read More »

Why do cars not use single cylinder engines.?

Unfortunately, your total lack of understanding about internal combustion engines, precludes a detailed answer.However, if you take a look at the details of the Field Marshall tractor, you will see... Read More »

Whats your favorite paint job thats been used on engines .. cars .. cabooses?

Chessie system,…or a short-lived Southern Pacific scheme of red, orange and gray, that I've never been able to find a picture of. Today, Union Pacific d... Read More »

Do the sirens that ambulances, police cars, fire engines use make different sounds. If so, how can you tell?

WOW Craig! You got a ton on answers on this one!If I buy a model XYZ (example model number, not an actual one) Federal Signal Tone Generator and a 200 Watt speaker at attach it to an ambulance wil... Read More »