Tuesday, October 29, 2013

2014 Civic to Once Again Raise the Bar with Coupe World Debut at SEMA Show

Just one year after major improvements established the Honda Civic as the clear compact segment leader, Honda will further its segment leadership again with new enhancements to the Civic lineup for 2014. Details and technical changes will be announced in the coming weeks, but the world will get its first look at some of the changes when the 2014 Honda Civic Coupe makes its world debut at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas during a press conference scheduled for Nov. 5th at 9:30 a.m. PT. 

As one of the key vehicles sparking the original import tuner movement of the late 1980's and early 1990's, the Honda Civic has been the platform of choice for those seeking personalization potential and built-in performance coupled with unmatched reliability. The 2014 Civic Coupe will honor that proud tradition by making its debut among its most ardent fans, displaying multiple variations at the 2013 SEMA Show. 

Along with the Civic, the Honda SEMA booth (24987) will feature an impressive array of personalized automobiles, motorcycles and the 133-mph "Mean Mower" developed by Honda (UK) and their title-winning British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) partner, Team Dynamics. 

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Winter Car Supply Checklist!

Fall is here and winter is coming! Are you prepared? Here are some items we recommend keeping in your car - just in case:
  • Ice scraper and brush
  • Road salt
  • Flashlight (with new batteries)
  • Folding shovel
  • Jumper cables
  • Carpet strips for traction
  • Blanket, extra jacket, gloves, and socks
  • First aid kit
  • Water, hard candy, energy bars, and chocolate
  • Tire chains
  • Tool kit
  •  Portable cell-phone charger
  • Road maps
  • Emergency flares
  • Water-proof matches

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

What the heck are big blocks and small blocks?

When hearing people discuss older engines, you'll often hear them talking about a "400 big block" or "350 small block." The block is the main, bulky part of the engine (the cylinders are part of it). The adjectives "big" or "small" just refer to the size of the block. The number refers to of the volume (in cubic inches) of the cylinders. An engine can have the same horsepower and be big or small block (however, big blocks are heavier and small blocks are more limited in high horsepower).

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

The Difference Between a Turbocharger and a Supercharger Simplified.

A turbocharger is simply an engine component that uses a turbine that powers a compressor that blows more air into your engine. A supercharger is directly driven by your engine. They both allow engines to consume more fuel to deliver more power. Also, turbochargers provide more power over a period after accelerating, while superchargers provide more boost immediately when you start to accelerate.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

3 Gas Money-Saving Tips!

1. Fill up your tank all the way! The more you don't, the more times you will have to make a trip to the pump. It costs gas as well as time.   

2.  Don't top off. You waste money while hurting the environment!

3. Don't let your tank drop below a quarter. Running it on less can shorten the life of the electric fuel pump and eventually destroy it.