Fuel/Oil Articles

How to Test Evaporative Charcoal Canisters

Each gasoline fuel-burning vehicle on the road produces fumes from combustion processes within the engine. Car manufacturers have devised an internal ...

2005 Chevy 1500 Z-71 4X4 Oil Specifications

The oil of a 2005 Chevy 1500 Z-71 4-by-4 vehicle should have the same weight and consistency of a 5W-30 oil, whether it be a suburban or truck. ...

How to Replace an Oil Pump

A car engine's oil pump pulls oil out of the oil pan and distributes it throughout the engine. The engine oil lubricates components, helps to ...

What Is an HEI Distributor?

HEI distributors were a type of ignition component made by General Motors. They remain popular as parts for older cars being rebuilt or ...

What Makes Cars Go Faster?

Since the early days of the automobile, designers and car manufacturers have continued to pioneer new techniques and technologies to improve ...

How to Find Out the Capacity of Your Gas Tank

There are many reasons for wanting to know your gas tank capacity. One of the most common reasons people want to find out this information is that ...

How to Clean a Chevy TBI Fuel Injuctor

A throttle body injection, or TBI, acts almost like a carburetor, except that instead of relying on jets and vacuum to regulate the amount of fuel ...

1985 Ford Van E-150 Specs

The 1985 Ford E-150 "Econoline" are classic, old-style vans often converted into small, functional motorhomes by enthusiasts. The boxy, ...

How to Replace a Ford Ranger's Fuel Pump

The Ford Ranger uses an electric fuel pump located in the fuel tank. It comes in the form of a module, which means that the fuel pump, the fuel level ...