If you consider yourself to be clueless about what goes on under the hood of your car, there’s no need to be embarrassed, many car owners know little about how their vehicle’s engine functions. Learning how a car engine functions may seem like a difficult task, but it’s quite easy to understand the basic functions of a standard engine.
We stumbled upon a great infographic that describes how each component of a engine works. After reading this infographic, you will have a better understanding of your engine’s functions and the causes of common mechanical problems.
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According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, muscle cars are by definition, ”any of a group of American-made 2-door sports coupes with powerful engines designed for high-performance driving.” They are characterized by a large V-8 engine, 2 doors, mid to full-size, and straight-line speed.
Learn what type of vehicles are classified as muscle cars, when they were most popular, and what they’re used for.
Types of Muscle Cars
Although what qualifies as a muscle car is much debated, full-size cars, compacts, and pony cars (like the Ford Mustang or Dodge Challenger) are usually included in this category.
Era of the Muscle Car
Although the 1949 Oldsmobile Rocket 88 is often cited as the first muscle car, the 1960′s and 1970′s are considered the era of the muscle. Recently, several muscle cars have been resurrected by American auto makers, but the popularity of the muscle car today has yet to match that of its height in the 60′s and 70′s continue reading…
Did you know that the pony on the Ford Mustang faces left because its designer, Phil Clark, was right handed? Or did you know that since the 1968 classic American thriller, Bullitt, the Ford Mustang has been featured in over 500 films. We found a great infographic (courtesy of AutoInsurance.org) with a lot of interesting facts about the Ford Mustang, from its debut in 1964 to its recent history.
If you fancy yourself to be a true Mustang enthusiast, this infographic is a must-read. And, hey, after reading it you too can ask people “did you know…” questions about the classic American muscle car.
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Welcome to our new dealership blog. Selling cars is a people-oriented business, that’s why we embrace social media – there’s simply no better way to keep in touch with our huge family of customers. We’re hoping to keep our past customers engaged, entertained, and educated, and we’re hoping to help potential customers make the decision to buy from us and join the Ohio Corvettes and Muscle Cars family.
Although we post some fun stuff on Facebook and Twitter, the really good stuff will be here on the blog. This blog will be the main foundation of our customer outreach efforts, so be sure to bookmark it, or add it to your reader.
We’ll be posting all sorts of interesting stuff to help you get the most out of your vehicle. We’ll be sharing tons of do-it-yourself car maintenance tips, important industry-related information, info that’ll help you make the best decision when purchasing a corvette, muscle car, or classic car.
Most importantly, we want to hear what you have to say! Leave us comments on our Facebook page, send us a tweet, or comment on our blog posts. Actually, let’s start now – leave us a comment below and let us know what you’d like to see in our blog. We’re launching this blog for our customers, so really, it’s your blog – let us know what we should write about!