Posts Tagged “Power”

Removing the Power Steering Pump Pulley

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Removing the Power Steering Pump Pulley

There are many times where removal of the power steering pump’s pulley is needed. Some p/s pump replacement kits, for example, do not include a replacement pulley and expect the mechanic to remove the pulley from the old pump and install it on the new one. Sometimes the problem isn’t a broken p/s pump, but…

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Replacing a Power Window Actuator

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Replacing a Power Window Actuator

The power windows in today’s cars are generally reliability, but something will go wrong once in a while. There are several things that can cause a power window to not open or close, but the most common is a faulty actuator/motor or a bad set of connections to that motor. Be sure to test connections…

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Review: 2016 BMW 750i combines power and elegance in a plush package

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Review: 2016 BMW 750i combines power and elegance in a plush package

Attention on the BMW’s flagship 7 Series this year has largely been on the plug-in hybrid iPerformance models – and for good reason. They are as innovative as they are beautiful. Yet the bread-and-butter for the big executive class sedan from BMW is in the gasoline-powered models. We spent a week in the 2016 BMW 750i to…

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MINI John Cooper Works Clubman pumps up engine power, all-wheel drive

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MINI John Cooper Works Clubman pumps up engine power, all-wheel drive

Mini has released specifications and information on the new John Cooper Works Clubman model, which combines the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine available in the Mini Cooper and Clubman with JCW goodies plus a unique all-wheel drive system. Read more at NewAtlas.com.

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DeltaWing and DHX to shrink electric vehicle motors without compromising power

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DeltaWing and DHX to shrink electric vehicle motors without compromising power

DeltaWing Technology Group and DHX Electric Machines, both based in Georgia in the US, are collaborating to build small, lightweight electric motors for automotive applications. The companies claim their electric motors are 75 percent smaller than equivalent-output motors for automotive applications thanks to engineering improvements in heat management. Read more at Gizmag.com.

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2014 Ford Fusion is a Stylish Power of Choice

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2014 Ford Fusion is a Stylish Power of Choice

When the Ford  Fusion first appeared on the market for the 2013 model year, we were immediately impressed with its sophisticated new look. The Fusion embodies Ford’s Power of Choice ideal, being offered in no less than seven powertrain options. The Fusion is not, of course, perfect, but it is a front-runner in the highly-contested…

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Bisimoto-tuned Odyssey has twice the power of a Lamborghini Gallardo..

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Bisimoto-tuned Odyssey has twice the power of a Lamborghini Gallardo..

Here is an interesting question: how lame is a minivan if it can both blow the doors off your Lamborghini and then vacuum them up with its built-in cleaning system? Not very, we’d say. In fact, this is about as awesome as it gets, in our book. All that’s missing is the Judas Priest background…

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