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What does putting sugar in a gas tank do?

During the days-long shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, some people vented their frustration by suggesting people fill gas tanks with sugar.

The days-long shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline led to panic-buying, leaving some gas stations without fuel on the East Coast. While some people stocked up, others voiced their frustrations about the impact taking home extra gasoline could have during the shortage.

Some people vented on Twitter, saying they hoped people who were stocking up would have their gas tank filled with sugar, with the idea that doing so would ruin the car.

THE QUESTION

Does putting sugar

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The DC Avanti: India’s First Sports Car

The Avanti is the first sportscar born and bred in India, designed by the legendary automobile designer Dilip Chabbaria.

Avanti was designed and marketed by Chabbaria’s design company, DC. The sports car was named after the Studebaker Avanti of Studebaker Corporation, America, from the 60s. The DC Avanti made its first appearance in the Auto Expo 2012 and created a massive stir among automobile enthusiasts because of its stunning design and projected performance specs. DC started shipping the vehicle in 2015, and fifty of these sports cars were sold.

What the Avanti packed beneath its skin was unlike many other

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2022 Chevy Blazer Drops Base Engine, Adds New Colors

  • Chevy is updating the Blazer lineup for 2022 with new colors and options.
  • There’s no more base L model, meaning a turbo 2.0-liter four is the new standard engine.
  • A 308-hp 3.6-liter V-6 is optional on LT and Premier models and standard on the RS.

    The Chevy Blazer enters 2022 with a few more color options and one fewer engine choice. The base L model is no longer part of the lineup, meaning its 193-hp naturally aspirated 2.5-liter inline-four isn’t offered anymore. A 228-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four now serves as the base powertrain, with a 308-hp 3.6-liter V-6 available as

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    A Look Back At The 100 Year History Of Mercedes-Maybach

    Gottlieb Daimler could not have chosen better words when he coined the famous Mercedes-Benz motto “Das Beste oder Nichts,” meaning “the best or nothing.” The world-renowned brand has lived up to this mission statement throughout the decades, consistently delivering groundbreaking innovation and superior automotive design. With the name Maybach, Mercedes Benz pays tribute to the automobile designer Wilhelm Maybach (1846-1929) and his son Karl.

    From the moment the W 3 Maybach Motorenbau GmbH’s first serial production model was unveiled in September 1921, a legendary vehicle was born. From the four-wheel brakes (the first German car to have such a function)

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    Rats suspected of setting fire to a car engine


    Mice Vale, Australia, mice suspected of fire in car – Photo: Assembly / R7, FACEBOOK / FIRE AND RESCUE NSW STATION 385 with MOSS VALE

    A family of mice is suspected of setting fire to a car engine in Moss Vale, Australia. Fortunately, the flames were handled by the local fire department, which found rodents’ nests between the gears.

    The corporation’s Facebook post stated, “Good reminder to be on the lookout for signs of unwanted guests.”

    The text also warns of the arrival of the colder months in the Southern Hemisphere, a time when animals seek shelter to keep warm

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    Toyota’s ‘hydrogen engine’ car roars through 24-hour enduro

    NAGOYA, Japan — A sports car developed by Toyota Motor flew across the finish line to become the first vehicle running on a hydrogen engine, and not merely fuel cells, to complete a 24-hour endurance test.

    Toyota entered the Corolla Sport into this year’s Super Taikyu Series held Saturday and Sunday in Japan’s Shizuoka Prefecture, between Tokyo and Nagoya. Unlike most hydrogen-powered vehicles, which employ fuel cells that use hydrogen to generate electricity for motors, this auto ran on a repurposed gasoline internal combustion engine used in the GR Yaris, with some slight modifications.

    The auto produced almost no carbon

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    The Subaru Forester Model Year Most Likely To Need An Expensive Engine Rebuild

    With the cost of used cars rising, if you are shopping for a previously owned Subaru Forester, you want a dependable vehicle. There are some models to avoid, or it could cost you a lot of money in repairs. The most expensive repairs on an older vehicle are an engine rebuild and transmission replacement. Consumer Reports lists eleven cars most likely to need an engine rebuild.

    CR lists the eleven cars most at risk for expensive engine repairs, ranked in order starting with the one with the highest problem rate. They are the 2014 Kia Optima, 2013 Kia Sorento,

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    7 Cars With Exclusive Engines

    Toyota’s luxury flagship sedan, the Century, is pure Japanese Domestic Market, but that doesn’t stop us from loving it. The Century Royal version is Japan’s official state car, but both versions are completely bespoke, all the way to the Century’s V12 GZ series engines.

    There are only two of those engines, and both were exclusive to the second generation Century built between 1997 to 2017. The 1GZ-FNE version runs on compressed natural gas and makes 255 hp and 299 lb-ft of torque and was available 2003-2004. The gasoline-powered 1GZ-FE makes 295 hp and 355 lb-ft. However, those are the official

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    10 Cheapest V12 Sports Cars On The Used Market

    The engine is the beating heart that makes every sports car thrilling and cool enough to justify its price tag. A disappointing engine means that a car can be incredibly unsuccessful, whereas a fantastic engine can push the car into instant classic status. And for many decades now, sitting at the top of the hill in terms of refinement, performance, and exclusivity are V12 engines.

    A V12 engine signifies power and high performance. The fast speeds associated with V12 cars make them desirable for many enthusiasts — as is true with eye-wateringly expensive cars like the McLaren F1 and the

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    2021 Chevrolet Corvette vs. Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0: Mid-Engine Showdown

    Chevrolet Corvette Full Overview

    Frustrating, right? Everyone loves a winner, no one aspires to be a loser, but one cannot exist without the other. On the subject of horsepower and performance, there’s a more powerful car, a faster car, and a slower car, and there’s only one choice—otherwise, why bother harvesting test data to begin with?

    The Eternal Corvette vs. Porsche Face-Off

    These inevitable Porsche versus Corvette stand-offs usually raise subjectivism versus objectivism in our minds like bile in our throats. After all, the Corvette—in all its modern permutations—is the de facto victor on the performance-per-dollar front; it

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