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8 Little Known Facts about the Muscle Car

Almost every red blooded American male loves a good muscle car. And why shouldn’t they? The Muscle Car is part of what makes American cars so special. They were created in America for everyone to love and drive. And we did just that! Not only did we fall in love with the muscle car when it was first created we still love it today. From the classic originals to the modern muscle car, we love them all! Here are a few facts about the muscle car that you probably did not know already.

Fact 1:

Mercury Cougar tail lights were used for the 1967 Shelby Mustangs while the 1968 model incorporated the ones from 1966 Ford Thunderbirds.

Fact 2:

Chevy never produced a 1983 Corvette. The second generation ended up in 1982 and the third generation started in 1984. Some say Chevy needed more time to fit the emission regulations, others claim it was quality bugs at the factory. All 1983 prototypes, except for the one that is at the Nation Corvette Museum, were destroyed.

Fact 3:

Daytona’s aerodynamic drag coefficient is 0.28 – great one for nowadays too. The radical height of the rear wing is said to be not that necessary, the idea was to be able to fully open the trunk.

Fact 4:

Pontiac T-Top roof for the 1976 models were made by Hurst. But they leaked, so Pontiac developed their own version and launched it in the 1978 models. Still, so of the 1978 Firebirds had the Hurst one (aka “Hurst Hatch”).

Fact 5:

The 1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 had three different engines installed. The “S-Code” was hardcore but had warranty problems due to incorrect assembly process so the lighter-duty version “T-Code” was developed. The product ended with “A-Code” which had new valvetrain.

Fact 6:

Chevy did not allow any other Chevrolet to be more powerful than that of its top performance car – the Corvette, until the LS6 was made.

Fact 7:

Chevrolet actually developed the ZL-1 427 engine for races. COPO Camaro used that V8 at the Can Am series.

Fact 8:

Pontiac picked up the leftover GNX turbocharged engines from Buick and used those for 1989 20th anniversary Trans Am muscle cars.

Tire Myths

Tires are a vital part of every car and how one billion cars get from point A to point B. Some of these truths and myths make sense, they are the ones we have heard of but some will surprise you on how crazy they are and how we never knew that before. So what are these crazy tire myths and the truths about them you ask, keep reading to find out.

tire mythCrazy tire myth number one:

Car manufactures and tire manufactures have printed on the inside of the car or on the outside of the tire on how full to fill your tire, this is the tire pressure or PSI. But what you probably didn’t know is that it is a myth that tires need to be inflated based on this number. The number provided is actually the maximum that the tires should be filled to, anything more than this and your tire could cause some major accidents or even burst.

Crazy tire myth number two:

Another crazy tire myth is that lowering the tire pressure will better the grip you get on wet surfaces. This is actually really dangerous because then the tire grooves that are there to help disperse the water actually trap the water in the tire giving you less grip on the road and giving the potential risk of hydroplaning or having your car lock up; become a greater possibility.

Crazy tire myth number three:

During the summer time, the air in tires expands due to high temperatures and thus tire pressure should be reduced by a few PSI. This is a big myth, since the rubber on the tires keeps the heat from getting in. The air pressure inside the tire will stay the same temperature if the pressure stays the same. However, if you do reduce the tire pressure the temperature of the tire pressure will heat up since there is less pressure which will cause the tire walls to flex or bend. We advise you to maintain the company recommended PSI even during summer months.

Crazy tire myth number four:

Tire pressure should be reduced in the winter months to improve handling. As we just mentioned, you should not reduce the tire pressure in the summer and you should never reduce the tire pressure in the winter either. In fact, during the winter time you should increase the tire pressure by 2 PSI for every 3-4 degree drop in temperature.

Crazy tire myth number five:

Winter tires are only required during snowfall. This one is a simple one, if you stay in a place where the temperature is below 10 degrees we suggest winter tires for the sole purpose of they are better equipped to handle extreme cold than regular tires are. Even if it isn’t snowing there or it never snows there, if the temperature drops below 10 degrees you should have winter tires on.

Crazy tire myth number six:

Valve caps are used to prevent the tire from losing pressure. This one is one of the craziest but the truest tire myths at the same time. Valve caps are used to prevent dust, water, mud and other things from getting into your tire and causing air pressure loss. So you could make the assumption that valve caps are used to prevent tire air pressure loss but you would be missing the crucial point as to how the tire would lose the air pressure.

GO15Not only will the tires help your car become more efficient but so will GO15. When you use GO15 engine treatment there is an improvement in the ring to cylinder wall seal. This reduces gas blow-by, increases compression and therefore delivers more power and less fuel wasted. In effect, GO15 creates a Higher Combustion Efficiency resulting in improved mileage and performance.

No matter where you are in the world and what the weather is like there, you should always check your tire pressure once a week to make sure you have no leaks and you are driving safely everywhere you go. And, don’t forget the GO15 in your car to help it run smoother and more efficiently.

How do gas prices effect your engine treatment?

The more you spend on gas, the more you spend on the engine of your car and the engine treatment then too. The cost of gas has always been going up, so then the cost for engine treatment has been increasing too. And with the steady increase in gas comes the pain we feel when we see how much it is costing to fill that tank all the way up. But here in the United States we do feel less of a pain at the pump than most countries. There are only 5 countries that feel less of a pain at the pump than Americans do. Four of those five countries are OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) members; those five countries are Venezuela, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Luxembourg.  Despite the fact that gas is so expensive, we in America are lucky because we have access to GO15. GO15 will help increase your fuel economy and lengthen your engine’s life.

What Country pays the most for gas?

Save on Gas PricesThere are only two countries that have extreme pain at the pump. Pakistan and India both have a gallon of gas that costs more than one whole day worth of work. In Pakistan the average daily wage is $3.55 yet a gallon of gas costs $4.08.

Norway, however, has the most expensive gas price in the world. They are topping the list at $9.79 a gallon of gas. Even though their gas price is so high, it only costs Norwegians 3.6% of their daily income to pay for a gallon of gas.

GO15 Helps Reduce the impact of Gas Prices

WhiteSMALL However, GO15 is proven to help you save at the pump. When you use GO15 there is an improvement in the Ring to Cylinder Wall Seal. This is developed by GO15 and that creates a Higher Combustion Efficiency resulting in improved mileage performance.

Although when it comes to the consumption of gas, Americans are number one, at 1.2 gallons per person each day. That is 31% more than Canadians who are number two in consumption. While our average daily consumption is the highest in the world, our percentage of daily income spent on gas is average, if not less than average of that of the rest of the world. Americans average a daily income of $151 and of that we spend 2.5% of it to buy gas.

Self-Driving Cars Available Sooner Than You Think

Google has been working on the technology so cars can drive themselves. They could be available within the next 10 years.

The self driving cars from Google are already travelling on freeways problem free and the driver is there in case they need to take over the steering wheel. They are able to handle more and more situations you would come across driving through city streets. These were problems a few years ago but now almost solved.

“We’re growing more optimistic that we’re heading toward an achievable goal – a vehicle that operates fully without human intervention,” project director Chris Urmson wrote. The benefits would include fewer accidents, since in principle machines can drive more safely than people.

The cars are not perfect and still need human help when it comes to certain things like stop signs or when other drivers signal you to go around them or merge into a lane of traffic.

To date, Google’s cars have gone about 700,000 miles (1,126,000 kilometers) in self-driving mode, the vast majority on freeways, the company said.

2014 Trucks with Worst Fuel Economy

Below is a list of the 2014 vehicles with the worst fuel economy. Each vehicle class had a few cars that fell behind in the fuel efficiency category and could use some improvement in the upcoming years. This data comes from the website.


If you are an owner of one of these trucks and the cost of gas is a burden on you, GO15 engine treatment can help. Not only will you get better gas mileage and increase your fuel economy, but your engine will last longer and run better.

WhiteSMALLGO15 is proven to help you save at the pump. When you use GO15 there is an improvement in the Ring to Cylinder Wall Seal. This is developed by GO15 and that creates a Higher Combustion Efficiency resulting in improved mileage performance.

These reductions in surface tension reduce the metal-to-metal friction and result in an improvement in all of the fundamental operating efficiencies including increased fuel mileage, longer engine life and a significant lowering of emissions.


Avoid Higher Gas Prices in March

March is one of the worst months of the year to buy gas and the reason is simple. Oil Refineries undergo maintenance this time of year as they are transitioning to a formula for the warmer months ahead.

When they go through this maintenance they cut production of fuel which limits gasoline supply.  As a simple rule of thumb is that a lower supply leads to higher prices. The increase in gas prices will be around 10 cents a gallon  and possibly up to 20 cents a gallon in California. According to the Energy Department’s U.S. Energy Information Institute,  the average gas price is $3.48 which is higher than a week ago. Usually the maintenance lasts until April or May so you can avoid these increases if you use GO15 in your vehicle.

GO15 engine treatment is proven to help you save at the pump. When you use GO15 there is an improvement in the Ring to Cylinder Wall Seal. This is developed by GO15 and that creates a Higher Combustion Efficiency resulting in improved mileage performance.

These reductions in surface tension reduce the metal-to-metal friction and result in an improvement in all of the fundamental operating efficiencies including increased fuel mileage, longer engine life and a significant lowering of emissions.

What is the best engine treatment and engine cleaner?

As professionals for more than 25 years in the auto industry, we have seen many oil additives and engine treatments/restorers, most of which do not benefit the oil or engine.

Marketing today leads the consumer to believe they need to change their oil every 10,000 miles. This is actually hurting the automotive service business, however benefiting the manufacturer with increased levels of later life repairs.

Our company has been maintaining a new state of the art Mercedes for 15 years, among others. Continuing to change the oil at 3000-3500 miles and this car has never had an engine blow, or has been severely damaged, dirty or in need of a ‘chemical cleaning’. In fact, some gunk is good.

There are few engine oil treatments that actually help increase friction modifiers in conventional and synthetic oils. Oil longevity and clean engines can only really result from frequent oil changes…far more frequent than manufacturers typical recommend. Friction modifiers/oil engine treatments are supposed to make oil do a better job, by giving oil help to protect against high friction/metal to metal contact areas in the engine.

For our company, a better way to address engine wear is to repair the engine where the friction and metal to metal contact is. Using a product from Engineous USA, Inc. called GO15 engine treatment, repairs the damage and restores the metal surfaces to like new. Some of the great byproducts are a cleaner engine, cleaner engine oil, more power, increase fuel economy, and less pollution. The clean engine part is done naturally. The product bonds with the metal surfaces, thereby releasing the dirt because it bonds under it.

GO15 is not an engine cleaner, but it is an engine treatment designed to help repair friction causes, and it lets the engine oil do what it supposed to, and naturally friction is noticeably reduced. GO15 is added to the engine oil, but it only used the oil as a delivery mechanism to get to the parts it can work on best.