Archive for: 2012

VIDEO: Flogging a Ferrari 458 Italia Spider Through Italy’s Stelvio Pass

First things first: listen to that beast. Who needs a radio when you can listen to a 562 horsepower V8 all day?

Second: listen to that shifting — pure, crisp, instant shifts that you can only get from a dual-clutch paddle system. And the downshifting? Lighting fast and rev-matched.

I’m not embarrased to say I’ve watched this video about ten times already. And if you’ll excuse me, I’ll do ten more.

Enjoy.

Testimonial: How Rislone Engine Treatment Can Clean an Engine

We just received this testimonial from Ed S. from Sterling Heights, MI:
I have a 2001 Buick LeSabre Custom with a 3.8L engine.

After about 75,000 miles it started to use oil — 1 quart for every 1,000 miles.

The dealer wanted to overhaul the engine, but I talked to the shop foreman about Rislone. I have used Rislone for all my life. The foreman said they cut the clearning by the rings down, so the crud couldn’t be removed with the regular 3,000 mi olil change.

So I put in Rislone Engine Treatment at my next oil change, and it hasn’t used any oil since. It completely stopped after that.
Here is a picture of Ed and his LeSabre:

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Posted in: Engine

Gymkhana 5: The Video

Look, if you have ten minutes to spare, watch this video. It’s probably the best driving video you’ve ever seen. I mean it.

The scoop: Ken Block pilots his 650 HP Ford Fiesta rallycar around the streets of San Francisco. What makes this different from other Gymkhana videos are the jumps: Block gets airborne several times, including once where he hits his jump sideways and basically pulls an air-drift around a corner. Crazy stuff. The only time power meets precision like this is in F1 racing. I can’t think of anything else that comes close.

Oh, what is Gymkhana? In a nutshell, automotive gymnastics. Here’s the Wikipedia page with more info if you’re interested.

Anyway, I pretty much want to be Ken Block when I…

“Your products work so well, especially compared to others.”

For anyone thinking all fuel injector treatments are the same, perhaps Gary P. from Georgia can change your mind. He says:
“Not a question, but a comment about Rislone Products. I have used the Rislone oil additive for 35 years now. ( I first used it in a ’74 Ford LTD.) I am always amazed at how it restores power to old engines, expecially when using today’s synthetic oils which I suspect have a little detergent in them. Recently I had a car that lost it’s fuel pressure every time I shut it off. I knew it was a pressure leak at the fuel pump, the fuel pressure regulator or an injector stuck open. Techron, Chemtool, STP fuel treatments didn’t help. After 30,000 miles…

Posted in: Fuel System