Blog Posts - V8 Engine



What Will a Trouble Code 452 on a Chevy S-10 With 4.3 Cause?

Known as the “three-quarter small-block” among Chevy enthusiasts, the 4.3-liter was one of the more interesting factory modifications of the old-school 350 engine. While popular at its introduction and through its production run, this eng...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 18, 2015

Spark Plug Torque Specifications for a 99 Ford Expedition

Ford equipped the 1999 Expedition XLT and the Eddie Bauer Edition with the 240-horsepower, 4.6-liter V-8 engine as standard equipment. The 260-horsepower 5.4-liter V-8 engine was an option available for an additional $665. Though gap and torque speci...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 10, 2015

How to Reset the Oil Service on ’04 Mercury Mountaineer

Like its sibling the Ford Explorer, the 2004 Mercury Mountaineer came standard with a 4.0-liter V-6 engine, or the optional 4.6-liter V-8. This vehicle featured a system that alerted you when it was time to change the oil via a “Change Oil Soon...

What Kind of Oil Does a 1998 GMC Yukon Use?

The 1998 Yukon from GMC came with a 5.7-liter V-8 Vortec 5700 gasoline engine and a four-speed automatic transmission. General Motors recommends oil certified by the American Petroleum Institute and displays the certification starburst on the bottle.

What Kind of Transmission Fluid Does a 96 Chevy K1500 Manual Need?

The 1996 Chevrolet K1500 had a wide range of engines that started with a 4.3-liter V-6 that produced 200 horsepower, and capped off with a 6.5-liter diesel V-8 with up to 250 horsepower. This truck also had three transmission options that consisted o...

Does a ’03 Chevy Trailblazer LTZ Have a Cabin Filter?

After a year on the market, Chevrolet slightly changed the Trailblazer for the 2003 model year with the addition of a few new goodies. These changes included an optional V-8 in the EXT model, five more horsepower from the 4.2-liter inline-six, two ne...

1999 Volvo S80 T-6 Timing Belt Removal and Installation

Download 1999 Volvo S80 T-6 Timing Belt Removal and Installation – 1. Remove ignition key. Remove engine stabilizer brace. On turbo models, remove plastic pipes between turbocharger and charge air cooler, and between turbocharger and air cleane...

Muscle Cars 2014 – Three of the Best

In 2014 Muscles Cars are still showing themselves to maintain the high-level of prestige and allure that make them such a desirable asset to car lovers across the globe. From the Far East to the UK to the Pacific North-West you will undoubtedly find...
by Muscle Cars World on Sep 9, 2014

2015 Bentley Flying Spur

The Bentley Flying Spur is a potent symbol of status and wealth. Even $100,000 luxosedans seem a pale imitation of the Spur’s quiet opulence. Square foot by square foot, it has as much hand-finished wood and hand-stitched leather as any vehicle...

2015 Audi A8

The Audi A8 has take the long road in becoming a legitimate competitor for the full-size Mercedes-Benz and BMW sedans. When it debuted with an optional W-12 engine and its aluminum space frame, we were dazzled. But, it’s the newest generation o...

2015 Audi A8

The Audi A8 has take the long road in becoming a legitimate competitor for the full-size Mercedes-Benz and BMW sedans. When it debuted with an optional W-12 engine and its aluminum space frame, we were dazzled. But, it’s the newest generation o...

2015 Audi A8

The Audi A8 has take the long road in becoming a legitimate competitor for the full-size Mercedes-Benz and BMW sedans. When it debuted with an optional W-12 engine and its aluminum space frame, we were dazzled. But, it’s the newest generation o...

2014 BMW X6

The 2014 BMW X6 is still an alchemist’s blend of coupe, crossover, and luxury sedan, with a polarizing but still head-turning design. Carrying forward into the 2014 model year with only minor updates, the X6 continues to offer a unique take on the...

2014 BMW X6

The 2014 BMW X6 is still an alchemist’s blend of coupe, crossover, and luxury sedan, with a polarizing but still head-turning design. Carrying forward into the 2014 model year with only minor updates, the X6 continues to offer a unique take on the...

2014 Chevrolet SS

For the SS, which packs a 415-horsepower version of the outgoing Corvette C6′s big LS3 V-8 under the hood, the timing might seem a little odd. As the automaker and others turn to smaller, turbocharged engines and worry about mileage numbers, th...

2015 Subaru BRZ

Three years in and more or less unchanged since launch, the 2015 Subaru BRZ is an enthusiast-oriented coupe that’s lean on weight and heavy on handling–especially in comparison to other cars in its price range. It’s priced from the mid-...

2014 Chevrolet Corvette

The all-new, seventh-generation 2014 Chevrolet Corvette has an edgy new design that’s still instantly recognizable as a Corvette, plus a new engine line, and the promise of even better handling and performance thanks to weight reduction, improv...

2014 Porsche Cayenne

The Porsche Cayenne started out as a crossover counterpoint to a lineup of lean, focused sports cars; but it’s long ago earned its place, and it’s no longer the outlier in the lineup—especially with a compact Macan crossover on the way.

2014 Ford Mustang

It’s likely the 2014 Ford Mustang conjures up memories, associations, or nostalgia. Whether you care about cars or not, it’s a known quantity to Americans, and a pop-culture reference point. And while the Mustang has a continuous lineage...

2014 Hyundai Genesis

The Hyundai Genesis has led the turnaround for a brand once best known for economy cars, low pricing, and features for the money. And with a focus on things like styling, ambiance, and refinement, the 2014 Genesis remains an interesting alternative t...


Trending Topics

Close