What Is a Detonation in a Car's Engine?

Answer Unless you own a diesel-engine vehicle, detonation is something to be avoided at all costs. This condition has probably lead to the early demise of more engines than any other.DefinitionAlso known... Read More »

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List of Cars With a 502 Engine?

The Chevrolet-produced 502 is a big block V8 with 502 horsepower and 565 ft-lbs of torque. Originally designed for racing Corvettes in the early 1960s, the engine was eventually produced for consum... Read More »

Does Cadillac make V6 engine cars?

Yes, Cadillac makes a V-6 engine. Cadillac started putting new 3.6-liter V-6 engines in its CTS model in 2008, which replaced an earlier 2.8-liter engine. The 3.6-liter engine puts out 263 certifie... Read More »

How to Use Detonation Nanodiamonds in Car Oil?

In recent years, scientists have been experimenting with detonation nanodiamonds. These are tiny, buckyball shaped diamonds (Sp 60 Fullerenes) that can be added to car oil that will help the engine... Read More »

Can Bad Spark Plugs Cause Detonation?

Spark plugs are calibrated electrical malfunctions in the same way a carburetor is a metered fuel leak. Spark plugs operate under some of the harshest conditions imaginable, but must continue to pe... Read More »