Tagged: engine

Tuning an Engine by the Spark Plug. The Basics of Reading a Spark Plug. 3

Tuning an Engine by the Spark Plug. The Basics of Reading a Spark Plug.

When tuning a performance engine the spark plug is a important tuning tool.  Being that there are many different tuning techniques, I will keep this article about the basics of spark plug reading on...

4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L GM Truck rough idle? Trouble Codes PO300, PO171, PO174 and PO332? 25

4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L GM Truck rough idle? Trouble Codes PO300, PO171, PO174 and PO332?

These two conditions seem to be very common, and requires similar repair procedures (removal of the intake manifold). Gm has recognized these problems and has issued a parts revision and TSB (Technical Service Bulletin)...

What is an Electronic Throttle Body, Throttle-By-Wire, Fly-By-Wire, or Drive-By-Wire? 3

What is an Electronic Throttle Body, Throttle-By-Wire, Fly-By-Wire, or Drive-By-Wire?

Electronic Throttle Bodies? Where’s the throttle cable? As you may already know opening the hood in a modern car reveals systems alot different than that of years past. As engine life has been extended...

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