Turbo Lag – Explained

What is turbo lag and how does it work? What causes turbo lag? This video explains why it takes time for an engine to build boost and therefore increase power in turbocharged engines. Please feel free to rate, comment, and subscribe! And don't forget to check out my Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/engineeringexplained Also check out my official website: Make suggestions, participate in forums, enter for Car of the Month, learn through logically ordered lessons, read FAQs, and plan your future! http://www.howdoesacarwork.com NEW VIDEOS EVERY WEDNESDAY!

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Should You Warm Up Your Car Before Driving?

Should You Warm Up Your Engine Before Driving Your Car? Is Synthetic Engine Oil Better? - https://youtu.be/tYkg0oDUXs8 Subscribe for new videos every Wednesday! - https://goo.gl/VZstk7 Cars with electronic fuel injection do not need to be warmed up before lightly driving off. This is because fuel injected engines can compensate for temperature changes. Cold engines run rich to compensate for poor fuel atomization. This means extra fuel is injected into the combustion chamber. Now fuel is a solvent, so when extra fuel gets on the cylinder walls, it washes away the oil from the cylinders and pistons. Less oil on the cylinder walls means less protection, and because the oil is cold it makes it harder for it to be replaced. This means the longer you spend with your engine cold, the more wear you’ll have. Idling the engine doesn’t put much heat into it, so the car remains cold for a long duration. If it’s cold outside, you can wait 15-30 seconds to ensure that oil is flowing, but you don’t need to wait for the engine to be warm. It will heat up faster by driving the car lightly. By heating it up faster, the oil gets to operating temperature more quickly, and this is what you want to prevent wear. If it’s really cold outside, the time it takes to scrape off the windows so you can see will be plenty of time for oil to start circulating, so you can get in and go once you can see out the windshield. And don't forget to check out my other pages below! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/engineeringexplained Official Website: http://www.howdoesacarwork.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jasonfenske13 Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/engineeringexplained Car Throttle: https://www.carthrottle.com/user/engineeringexplained EE Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsrY4q8xGPJQbQ8HPQZn6iA NEW VIDEO EVERY WEDNESDAY!

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The Differences Between Inline Four & Boxer Four Engines

Subscribe for new videos every Wednesday! - https://goo.gl/VZstk7 Related Videos Engine Balance - http://youtu.be/aonbwOxooGA Primary Balance - http://youtu.be/9Bdc9CuBOzc Secondary Balance - http://youtu.be/gdHQ8aTfiQQ 3D Printed I4 - https://youtu.be/LglOUj7AsQA 3D Printed Boxer 4 - https://youtu.be/y5oRsvRH_Ig 3D Printed Models - Big Thanks To Eric Harrell: Straight-4 Model: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:644933 Boxer-4 Model: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1643878 In this video we are going to be comparing inline four cylinder engines with boxer four cylinder engines, and talking about the individual advantages and disadvantages of each engine layout. We have a 3D printed EJ20 Subaru boxer engine, as well as a 22RE Toyota inline-four engine. We’ll start fairly basic and work our way through several different topics for each layout, including the four strokes, the firing interval and order, the vibrations of each layout, the packaging differences, the cylinder head differences, and finally a bit about the sound. Looking at either layout, they’re both based on the same four strokes. Intake, compression, power, and exhaust. Both engines fire one cylinder for every 180 degrees of crankshaft rotation, but they have slightly different firing orders. On each engine, we can see cylinders one, two, three, and four. For the boxer engine, the firing interval is one, three, two, four, while on the straight four it’s one, three, four, two, so the order of the last two cylinders firing is switched. On the boxer engine, you’ll notice the pairs of pistons move in and out together. This means that the primary forces when the piston reaches the top of the cylinder, as well as when they reach the bottom of the cylinder, are canceled out. On the inline four cylinder engine, it’s the same story, the primary forces cancel out as the pairs of pistons reach the top and bottom at the same time. When we get into secondary forces, however, the engines begin to differ. Secondary forces are created due to the piston traveling faster at the top half of the piston than at the bottom half, something I’ll include a link to in the description for a video that breaks it down in great detail. What you need to know though, is that when the piston reaches the very top of the cylinder, or the very bottom, the secondary force points up or out from the piston. Now with the boxer engine, since the pistons point opposite each other, these forces are balanced out, resulting in a very smooth running engine. For the inline four, all of the forces point...

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Drilled, Slotted & Vented Brake Rotors – What’s Best?

When replacing your brake rotors, you may opt to upgrade to drilled, slotted, or vented rotors. Which brake rotor is best? What brake rotors will perform better? What are the best options for performance brakes? Ultimately, vented disc are great for heat rejection. Slotted rotors can aid in moving debris away from the rotor, and potentially adding a biting surface for the pad to contact. Drilled rotors aren't used in professional racing due to the stress failures they tend to have. Related Links: Car Part Kings - http://www.carpartkings.com/ CPK Brake Rotors - http://www.carpartkings.com/brake.html Related Videos: Disc Brakes - https://youtu.be/OjrY7G8o99U Drum Brakes - https://youtu.be/LX4mqzoe3BY ABS - https://youtu.be/kc9eavLa_cI Braking Distance - https://youtu.be/Vx4Gigi8uL8 Brake Caliper Location - https://youtu.be/HEIk0hJ7eGk F1 Brakes - https://youtu.be/YNlGwXdGpAI Please feel free to rate, comment, and subscribe! And don't forget to check out my other pages: Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/engineeringexplained Official Website - http://www.howdoesacarwork.com Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/jasonfenske13 Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/engineeringexplained To help create more videos, check out my Patreon page! http://www.patreon.com/engineeringexplained NEW VIDEO EVERY WEDNESDAY!

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What Is Rev Matching?

What is Rev Matching? Manual transmission driving. Why is it necessary to rev match? What are the benefits of rev matching? What happens if you don't rev match? Driving a 2016 Nissan 370Z which features automatic downshift rev-matching. Related Videos: Manual vs Automatic - https://youtu.be/2Ld6xhJuGBk Clutches - https://youtu.be/pJj8NvDUSFs 370Z Nismo vs Mustang - https://youtu.be/gMaXik0tEJA 370Z Nismo Review - https://youtu.be/yI9x8nUj0Tg And don't forget to check out my other pages below! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/engineeringexplained Official Website: http://www.howdoesacarwork.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jasonfenske13 Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/engineeringexplained Car Throttle: https://www.carthrottle.com/user/engineeringexplained EE Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsrY4q8xGPJQbQ8HPQZn6iA To help create more videos, check out my Patreon page! http://www.patreon.com/engineeringexplained NEW VIDEO EVERY WEDNESDAY!

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