The Truth About Cars » flywheel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:00:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » flywheel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Piston Slap: The 3rd Clutch’s the Charm? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/piston-slap-the-3rd-clutchs-the-charm/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/piston-slap-the-3rd-clutchs-the-charm/#comments Wed, 12 Sep 2012 12:25:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459585   Patrick writes: Sajeev, My winter car is a 2001 Focus, 170k, duelcam, with a stick. At about 155k the original clutch was replaced. A year and a half later the replacement clutch was replaced. Now the car is in my hands, roughly a year from the previous replacement, and the clutch is in dire […]

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  Patrick writes: Sajeev, My winter car is a 2001 Focus, 170k, duelcam, with a stick. At about 155k the original clutch was replaced. A year and a half later the replacement clutch was replaced. Now the car is in my hands, roughly a year from the previous replacement, and the clutch is in dire […]

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Audi: Vorprung Durch Flywheel? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/audi-vorprung-durch-flywheel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/audi-vorprung-durch-flywheel/#comments Sun, 06 May 2012 13:54:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=443024 This weekend, Audi’s R18 e-tron quattro hits the track at the World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Spa, Belgium. Not enough that the race car is powered by a V6 diesel engine. It also uses a flywheel as energy storage. Why should we care? Audi makes noises that this technology could soon show up in production […]

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This weekend, Audi’s R18 e-tron quattro hits the track at the World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Spa, Belgium. Not enough that the race car is powered by a V6 diesel engine. It also uses a flywheel as energy storage. Why should we care? Audi makes noises that this technology could soon show up in production […]

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Piston Slap: There’s a Rattle on the Frontier! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-theres-a-rattle-on-the-frontier/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-theres-a-rattle-on-the-frontier/#comments Wed, 12 Oct 2011 14:55:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=414377     TTAC Commentator Benderofbows writes: Sajeev, I always enjoy reading Piston Slap and want to ask about my truck, a 2007 Nissan Frontier with the VQ40DE (4.0L V6), 6-speed manual, and 42k miles. Sometimes the truck will rattle while accelerating at around 2200 RPMS. This only happens after completing a long freeway run (an […]

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    TTAC Commentator Benderofbows writes: Sajeev, I always enjoy reading Piston Slap and want to ask about my truck, a 2007 Nissan Frontier with the VQ40DE (4.0L V6), 6-speed manual, and 42k miles. Sometimes the truck will rattle while accelerating at around 2200 RPMS. This only happens after completing a long freeway run (an […]

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