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Oily Bits: The Intake System

To allow an engine to function properly, and for it to be controlled, it needs an intake system. Intake systems for petrol engines, which should be designed to deliver a balanced flow of air to each cylinder in the engine, consist of several parts: the intake manifold, a fuel delivery system, a throttle assembly and an air filter.

By Mar. 2, 2014

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Oily Bits: The Combustion Process

It's almost impossible to hear the phrase "Suck, squeeze, bang, blow" and not smile.

By Oct. 30, 2013

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Oily Bits: Engine layouts and types

You've probably heard a particularly interesting or powerful-sounding car pass by. Regardless of manufacturer, one of the key factors that help generate that particular noise is the number of cylinders in the car's engine.

By Dec. 1, 2013

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Oily Bits: Introduction

In a ten part series, our very own Mechanic will talk us through just what goes on 'under the hood'.

By Sep. 14, 2013

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Circa's bite-sized bits of news (pictures)

This news app for Android helps you stay on top of the news with small bursts of information.

6 Images By Feb. 7, 2014

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Oily Bits: The cylinder head and valve train

Our mechanic takes us through the cylinder head and valve train and continues his explanation of how engines really work.

By Jan. 12, 2014

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Oily Bits: The Basic Design of an Engine

This month, our mechanic takes us through the basics of an engine.

By Oct. 20, 2013

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Told to turn off Xbox, stepson allegedly stabs stepdad's Harley to bits

In what appears to be a domestic dispute that went off the road, an argument over an Xbox leads to the alleged destruction of a fine bike.

By Mar. 23, 2014

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GTA Online update arriving to fix broken bits

Rockstar Games says the fix for Grand Theft Auto Online for the PlayStation 3 is in place -- and the one for Xbox 360 is coming before the weekend strikes.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Conan O'Brien helps politicians secure their digital bits

The highly capable Junk Squad is here to help politicians not expose their digitalia like Anthony Weiner, but rather without dysfunction.

By Jul. 26, 2013