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The Spun Bearing: Push Rods, Drum Brakes, and Leaf Springs! Oh My!!

Interesting | February 26th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Pushrods After the Twin Overhead Cam article, I just had to bring up pushrods. Derided by many, the humble pushrod has been around as long …

282091 700 0 700x500 The Spun Bearing: A Century of Automotive DOHC Engines

The Spun Bearing: A Century of Automotive DOHC Engines

3-Series | February 19th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

“Power output is finally dependent upon weight of air efficiently burnt per minute, and this in the end is fixed absolutely by the breathing power …

BMW M62 Opposite Lock: BMW’s M6   Can we call it a Supercar?

Opposite Lock: BMW’s M6 – Can we call it a Supercar?

BMW M6, Featured Posts | February 14th, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

In BMW’s official press release they state that the M6 has “true super-car performance.” Once again, we find ourselves debating the definition of a supercar. …

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The Spun Bearing: Boutique Cars Need Engines Too

Featured Posts, Interesting | February 9th, 2012 by Horatiu Boeriu

Some fragment of an article flashed by, probably on an iPad, that got me thinking about all of the small-scale manufacturers of automobiles and their …

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The Spun Bearing – unlucky # 13

Featured Posts, Interesting | February 3rd, 2012 by Hugo Becker

The Spun Bearing: 500cc Combustion Chamber, Wave Disc Generator, and Leather vs Cloth The 500cc Combustion Chamber BMW is migrating towards a common combustion chamber …

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Opposite Lock: M Diesels Take the Stage

BMW M, Featured Posts | January 31st, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

For some time BMWBLOG has been a proponent of M diesels. Why? Because we knew they could do it, and well. Also, because we have …

ZF 9 Speed Automatic Transmission Cutaway 750x500 The Spun Bearing: ZF 9HP, FWD, and Looms

The Spun Bearing: ZF 9HP, FWD, and Looms

Interesting | January 27th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

ZF 9HP In the remote reaches of Cobo Hall one can find a number of vendors tucked away at the NAIAS. ZF was there with …

1422 750x500 Opposite Lock: Why the E30s True Successor is a Toyota

Opposite Lock: Why the E30’s True Successor is a Toyota

Featured Posts, Interesting | January 24th, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

The iconic BMW E30 has now been debated, glorified, worshiped and written about ad nauseum. If you haven’t owned an E30, and you’ve never had …

370 750x500 Opposite Lock: The ATS Lands a Few Punches; Gets Knocked Out

Opposite Lock: The ATS Lands a Few Punches; Gets Knocked Out

Featured Posts, Interesting | January 20th, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

You have to respect an underdog. That skinny man at the bar who stands up to the Schwarzenegger-looking ‘roid-popping dude hitting on his girlfriend. The …

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The Spun Bearing: Fuel, Design, and More On the ATS

Interesting | January 19th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Fuel During a discussion of the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 recently, the subject of energy density came up. Batteries have so much lower energy density than …

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