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Synthetic Diesel Oil Increases Fuel Economy

Study Says new AMSOIL Synthetic Diesel Oil Increases Fuel Economy up to 3%

AMSOIL INC. of Superior, WI recently upgraded a line of its Synthetic Diesel Oil for extended service life highlighting documented fuel efficiency benefits. This premium diesel oil for model year 2007 and newer heavy-duty and pickup truck diesel engines requiring API CJ-4 emission quality oil standards delivers extraordinary lubrication in diesel engines found in commercial, fleet and personal vehicles.

(PRWEB) April 26, 2009 -- AMSOIL INC. of Superior, WI recently upgraded a line of its Synthetic Diesel Oil for extended service life highlighting documented fuel efficiency benefits. This premium diesel oil for model year 2007 and newer heavy-duty and pickup truck diesel engines requiring API CJ-4 emission quality oil standards delivers extraordinary lubrication in diesel engines found in commercial, fleet and personal vehicles.

Formulated with the latest additive technology and the most advanced synthetic base oils, AMSOIL Premium API CJ-4 Synthetic 5W-40 Diesel Oil exceeds the higher performance demands of modern engines. This fuel efficient formula withstands the stress of heat, soot and acids to help prevent deposits, corrosion and wear, and its broad viscosity range offers superior protection over a wide temperature range.

/Measurable Environmental Benefits/

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Your Vehicle's Oxygen Sensor

Your Vehicle's Oxygen Sensor - the Watchdog of Harmful Emissions

BROADVIEW, Ill., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are concerned about your car's carbon footprint, it's important to know that your vehicle's O2 sensor (oxygen sensor) plays a key role in sounding the alarm if excessive harmful exhaust emissions are coming out the tailpipe.

"A properly functioning O2 sensor plays the role of a watchdog when it comes to monitoring your car's exhaust emissions, especially hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide," said Warren Suter, Director, Engine Management Systems for Bosch, which developed the automotive oxygen sensor in 1976. Bosch is the world's largest supplier of automotive parts and systems. www.boschautoparts.com.

The O2 sensor measures the oxygen in the exhaust and signals the engine's computer to adjust the air-fuel ratio to ensure that combustion is as complete as possible. This continuous process optimizes engine performance and fuel efficiency and reduces harmful emissions. A vehicle, depending on the make, model and year, can have between one and four O2 sensors at various locations in the exhaust stream.

If an O2 sensor is worn out and fails to assess the air-fuel ratio accurately, the engine's computer tries to accommodate the perceived variation and, in the process, may adjust the mixture to be too lean or too rich. The result? Harmful tailpipe emissions and possible damage to the catalytic converter and other engine components.

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Rescue Tape - a multi-function tool

Rescue TapeRescue Tape is the multifunction tool for many types of emergency repairs and many other uses.  The self-fusing silicone Rescue Tape is versatile and easy-to-use and provides a flexible water-tight seal that is resistant to fuels, acids, solvents, and water while retaining high voltage insulation properties.  

When stretched around the repair area, the silicone based tape will fuse to itself and provide a tight seal.  Removal is easy.  Use a knife to cut the tape and it comes off without leaving a sticky residue. Unlike electrical or duct tape, Rescue Tape is heat resistant; is not sticky; and is easy to remove.

Made in the USA to military specifications, Rescue Tape has many uses and is a great addition to any 4x4 tool box.  Rescue Tape is available in a variety of colors and found in many hardware and auto parts stores.  Or, order on-line from Rescue Tape.

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Take That MIG Welder To Go With Hobart's Portable CO2 Cylinder Kit

Hobart Welding Products redefines MIG welding mobility with the introduction of a Portable CO2 Cylinder Kit. An affordable alternative to heavy gas cylinders, the kit enhances welder portability and convenience. Compatible with many popular MIG welders, the kit is sold separately, (MSRP $119) or bundled with Hobart's Handler 140, (MSRP $599).

Appleton, WI (PRWEB, April 2, 2009 -- Until now, not many small MIG welders could be picked up and easily moved when attached to a heavy, bulky gas cylinder. Hobart Welding Products introduces their solution: a Portable CO2 Cylinder Kit that is compatible with many popular MIG welders and now comes bundled with Hobart's Handler 140. The kit's 20-oz. paintball cylinder improves the portability of small MIG welders by taking the place of a traditional 15-lbs., 20-cu. ft. gas cylinder, and is ideal for farmers, maintenance and repair professionals, home hobbyists and anyone who needs the extra mobility.

Compatible with many popular MIG welders, Hobart's Portable CO2 Cylinder Kit is sold separately, MSRP $119, or comes bundled with Hobart's Handler 140 MSRP $599.
Compatible with many popular MIG welders, Hobart's Portable CO2 Cylinder Kit is sold separately, MSRP $119, or comes bundled with Hobart's Handler 140 MSRP $599.

Highlights/Key Facts

  • Portable CO2 Cylinder Kit makes small MIG welders even more mobile.
  • A simple 20-oz. paintball cylinder design is an affordable and convenient alternative to bulky gas cylinders and can be refilled at most sporting goods stores for around $3.
  • Kit mounts to Handler 140, 187, and 210 models and many other popular MIG welders.
  • Kit sold separately, MSRP $119, or bundled with Hobart's Handler 140, MSRP $599.

Affordable and Convenient
The simple paintball cylinder design is an affordable and convenient alternative to bulky gas cylinders and can be refilled at most sporting goods stores for about $3. The kit can be mounted on Hobart's Handler 140, 187 and 210 models and can be adapted to fit many other popular MIG welders, connecting with the supplied hose and patented fixed-flow regulator--no adjustments needed.

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Car Touch-Ups Easy in Tough Economic Times

Web Store's 100,000 Colors Make Car Touch-Ups Easy in Tough Economic Times - Online touch up paint company sells custom mixed touch up paint for do it yourself repairs for any original car color.

New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 26, 2009 -- Got nicks, chips, scratches, scrapes? Sure, every car gets them. And they're unsightly. But maybe the middle of a recession isn't the best time to be spending money on expensive body shop fixes--or even a new car.

Automotive Touch-Up, an online vendor that custom-mixes original factory colors dating back to 1935 (yes, 1935!) believes you shouldn't have to endure the occasional ding and the aggravation that goes with it. "Just do it yourself," says store director Jeremy Thurnau. "We make it easy and economical."

What he means is, Automotive Touch-Up can perfectly match more than 100,000 OEM vehicle colors using a precise computer blending system. You can order these spot-on paints in easy-to-apply pens, aerosol sprays, brush-in-cap bottles, and for larger jobs, pint and quart cans. By following simple directions, car owners can repair scratches, nicks and blemishes in a matter of minutes. Having the exact color is key maintains Thurnau, as it can make those irksome imperfections virtually disappear, leaving your car's finish looking like new. Primers, clear coats and body repair products are also available on the website at AutomotiveTouchUp.com

To find their car's paint color, visitors can search the site's extensive color database by year, make and model. There's also a section that shows you where to locate the paint code on the car itself so you can verify that the color you order is the correct one.

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