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Conventional Passenger Car Engine Oil

Before scientists engineered semi-synthetic and fully synthetic oil, people relied on conventional passenger engine oil to power their automobiles and machines. Mineral based oil can be considered the original oil. " The very first engine to undergo conventional oil treatment was the Ford Model T in 1908. Mechanics lubricated the 2.9 LL inline four-cylinder engine [...]

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Amarillo Texas' Quirky Cadillac Ranch

Take yourself on a cross-country road trip and your excursion is sure to encounter many roadside attractions. The biggest things, maybe the smallest things, or maybe some things that are just plain weird (for better or worse). Roadside attractions are as deeply ingrained in America's cultural psyche as, say, baseball and cowboy boots.Now, if you [...]

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The History of RV Camping and How to Care for Yours

It's finally camping season! We're airing out our campers and tents and cleaning off our charcoal grills. While tents have been around for quite some time, RV camping is becoming more and more popular and hasn't been around for nearly as long.Let's take a look at the history and development of Recreational Vehicles (RVs)!RV camping [...]

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Petroleum Product of the Week: Mannequins

Sometimes, it's difficult to fully envision an outfit until it's displayed on a human (or human-ish) form. Other times, it's much safer to practice first-aid and CPR on something human-like that doesn't actually breathe (or feel pain, for that matter). For these instances, we call on the mannequins.What does mannequin mean?The word mannequin is French, [...]

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Why do some countries drive on the left side of the road?

If you've ever visited the United Kingdom, Australia, or the Bahamas, you may have noticed people drive on the left side of the road. They, along with around 70 other countries in the world, drive on the left side for good reason.Choosing SidesLeft-hand side driving traces back to ancient Rome. At the time, Romans steered [...]

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Semi-Synthetic Passenger Car Engine Oils

With Semi-Synthetic Passenger Car Engine Oils, also known as Synthetic Blend Engine Oils, the name really says it all. Sometimes, it's hard to find the balance between something that's top-quality and something that won't break the bank. Well, we have your solution: —Semi-Synthetic Passenger Car Engine Oils.If you're wondering what makes this blend different from [...]

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Why were two Ferraris buried in the 1970s?

Ferraris are among the most renowned and expensive cars in the world. Throughout history, they have regarded as symbols of speed, luxury, and wealth. So why would anyone intentionally put one in the ground?Sandra West's Ferrari Coffin—California rich girl Sandra Ilene West was buried today about 9:15 a.m. behind the wheel of her $20,000 Ferrari [...]

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What made Oregon gun sales double in the '80s?

And what does this have to do with Rolls Royces? Well, it all has to do with a man who used to be called Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh later Osho. He was the leader of a movement— some would say cult— that migrated into the hills of Oregon in the 1980s.Their presence had a large effect [...]

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Polish Your Fuel with Power Service Diesel Kleen +Cetane Boost

With the arrival of Spring, it's time to clean your diesel fluid with Power Service Diesel Kleen +Cetane Boost!The diesel injector detergent provides maximum clean-up and prevents diesel deposits in modern direct injection diesel engines. The formula also restores lost power and fuel economy generated by Internal Diesel Injector Deposits (IDIDs) and external deposits.Diesel Kleen [...]

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Petroleum Product of the Week: Ball Pits

Some of my best childhood memories involve going to a nearby amusement park and playing in the kiddie park's ball pit. Children play so freely in ball pits, a concept credited to designer Eric McMillan. Before him, most parks lacked the magic they hold today thanks to his inventions.The First Ball Pit and Eric McMillan [...]

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