Have you ever looked at a broken down, rusty, car or truck and thought to yourself, “There is no saving that heap. Time for the junkyard”? What about going to a junkyard to shop for your next car or truck? Ridiculous? Maybe not! One of the most incredible junkyards in the history of junk is Turner’s Auto Wrecking in Fresno, California—and on this episode of Roadkill, Freiburger and Finnegan hit those 100 acres of vintage sheetmetal and go digging for gold!
After considerable debate, the guys select a 1950 GMC shortbed truck that had been off the road for 26 years and put the pedal to the metal to get it running and driving for the trip home to Los Angeles. At least there was a 50-percent victory. Watch as the guys revamp the Jimmy inline six, panic over a wrecked master cylinder, sweat like race horses for four days, and explore one of the greatest old-car stashes ever!
If there’s one thing everyone in the Greater Phoenix area knows about their cars, it’s how important the cooling system is to both personal comfort and the longevity of their rides. Speaking to that need Prestone has released a new antifreeze/coolant that is said to offer advanced corrosion protection as well. They are calling their new formulation “Cor-Guard Inhibitor”.
Welcome to Part 2 in this educational series on the functioning of the diesel engine! Today in Part 2 we’re going to cover the Stages Of Combustion. If you missed Part 1 simply check last week’s posting.