I look into fuel additives when a car is getting up in miles. I found a great store online that has information about the different fuel and engine additives you can get for different vehicles. I found out the first one was made by Bell in 1909! The additives for gasoline and diesel engines began early in the car and engine making industry. I remember that PTFE was popular for a long time for pouring into the oil. PTFE is just another name for the brand of non-stick coating they put on pots and pans.
Another interesting thing I found out about additives for engines is that bleach is used in some of them. Bleach, or sodium hypochlorite, is extremely slippery. Read all »
There are times when you just have to ride comfortably. I recently totaled my car out which meant that I was going to be without wheels for an extended period of time. That is, until my insurance company offered me a chance to rent a car. Somehow I was able to secure a limousine service in Bergen County NJ instead of renting some Kia! It was pretty awesome and I still do not know how I have managed to get away with it but for a week straight I was able to kick back in luxury as my insurance company paid for limousine services.
My friends thought I was crazy but I didn’t care – they were more than happy to accompany me whenever I asked! I seriously went everywhere that I could with a limousine. To the grocery. To Yoga. To the bar. To work and back. Everything was charged to the insurance company who never bat an eye at the costs. Read all »