Tag: Piston Slap

Piston Slap: Will EVs Bankrupt Mechanics, Dealerships?

Marc writes: Hi. Long-time reader, and have had a past question answered. With all the hype surrounding electrification, there is one aspect I see little discussion about — the impact on the service and parts business. If the majority of profits at a dealership comes from service and parts, what is the impact of no […]

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Piston Slap: From Dull Corolla to a True Sprinter?

<img data-attachment-id="1707832" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/piston-slap-from-dull-corolla-to-a-true-sprinter/my-baby/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/my-baby.jpg" data-orig-size="400,316" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Toyota Corolla owned by Lucas" data-image-description=" Image: OP ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/my-baby.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/my-baby.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1707832″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/my-baby.jpg” alt=”Toyota Corolla owned by Lucas, Image: OP” width=”500″ height=”395″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/my-baby.jpg 400w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/my-baby-75×59.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/my-baby-120×95.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px”>Lucas writes: Hello, Sajeev. I have a 1993 Toyota Corolla (Aussie spec, pictured here) and am […]

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Piston Slap: Tranny Talk on Electrified Motors?

<img data-attachment-id="1695822" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/11/ford-mustang-lithium-900-horsepower-entirely-electric-six-speed-manual/mustang-lithium/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/DHF24679_C1-e1573075397644.jpg" data-orig-size="4350,2509" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"16","credit":"FREERS PHOTOGRAPHY LLC","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"Ford and Webasto today reveal Mustang Lithium, an ultra-high-performance battery-electric Mustang fastback prototype. With more than 1,000 ft.-lbs. of torque and more than 900 horsepower instantaneously available, this Mustang amps muscle car performance to a new level and helps gauge the level of […]

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