Have you ever walked out of the store to a sea of clones in the parking lot, wondering why your Toyota Camry looks like a Honda Accord, which looks like a Nissan Altima, which looks like an Audi A4? If you remember the good old days of being able to spot the difference between a Chevy and a Ford at a...
By Jim Marotta The 3,000 mile oil and filter change is as much a part of the American car culture as hot rods, car hops and whitewall tires. Whether we perform it ourselves in the driveway or watch while the family “mechanic” puts the car up on the lift and drains the oil, we think of the...
Chilton Editors' Blog
16 Feb 2011
Filed under: Filed under: fuel economy, Maintenance, oil filter, oil and filter change, detergent, General Motors' Oil Life System, synthetic oil, service interval, dispersant, Chrysler's Flexible Service System (FSS), fluid specification
By Jim Marotta Trying to choose between performance and economy is often a very difficult decision, and usually there has to be a compromise between the two. However, one technology is helping to power gasoline engines to new heights of performance, while pushing fuel mileage forward by leaps and bounds...