5 Tips to Keep Your Car Running Longer from E3 Spark Plugs

Want to make your car last? Don't drive like this guy, says E3 Spark Plugs. Unless you live in a place like New York City where public transportation is the rule, rather than the exception, your vehicle is a crucial part of your everyday life. It gets you to and from work so that you can support your family, hauls your stuff and gets you to the game on Sunday. But eventually, it wears out. To help extend the life of your trusty ride, E3 Spark Plugs offers a few tips. Read up. Make sure you get ALL the routine maintenance recommended in your vehicle owner’s manual. This may seem like a no-brainer, but truth be told, you’ve probably let quite a few items slip, thinking you’ll get it done next payday. Top priority: changing your engine oil, oil filter and air filter...

January 28, 2015
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Is Your Snow Blower Ready for Winter Storms? E3 Spark Plugs Offers Tips.

Is your snow blower ready for the record-breaking winter snow? E3 Spark Plugs offers maintenance tips. Record-breaking snow is collapsing barns, stranding motorists and racking up school snow days in multiple states nationwide – even the South, where’s putting a real damper on Super Bowl fans’ plans for partying and football-watching. Are you ready to tackle the wicked weather? If your snow blower isn’t in top shape, you might find yourself standing in your drive way fussing and cussing with a powerless power tool. E3 Spark Plugs offers a few tips to make sure your snow blower is up to the challenge. Before powering up the first time, check all bolts, belts and moving parts and replace any frayed, worn or cracked parts and tighten any loose bolts. Turn your...

January 28, 2015
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Winter Maintenance for Your Power Tools Starts with E3 Spark Plugs

Show your powertools some wintertime TLC with tips from E2 Spark Plugs. They'll thank you come springtime. It’s wintertime, which means your grass ain’t growing and you’re soaking up some sofa time and planning your Super Bowl party. Meanwhile, your lawn mower, hedge trimmer, leaf blower and chainsaw are stowed away in a lonely corner of your garage collecting dust. E3 Spark Plugs offers a few tips to show your trusty lawn and garden power tools a little wintertime TLC so they’ll be revved up and ready for springtime. Give ‘em a good cleaning. Use a high-pressure spray to douse the underside of your lawn mower. This will help clear away stuck-on-grass, dirt and other debris. Wipe down your chainsaw to remove oil and wood chips. And use an air hose to...

January 28, 2015
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E3 Spark Plugs is a New Proud Sponsor of Motorz TV

E3 Spark Plugs and American Powertrain this year are partnering with Motorz TV, the web-based television show devoted to how-tos for the Average Joe. Executive Producer/Host Chris Duke “keeps it real” by showing auto enthusiasts how to install products on their vehicles with common tools found in any regular guy’s garage. Chris Duke, Executive Producer and Host of Motorz TV, sponsored by E3 Spark Plugs and American Powertrain. Duke is a former Senior Editor of Ford Truck World Magazine, which began as his own hobby website, “F-15 World.” He also started Truckblog and Muscle Car Blog and publishes the Truck Hownd aftermarket product guide. Though he’s a passionate gearhead, Duke has a few other interests, too. He founded Appmoto and Runner+, an...

January 28, 2015
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E3 Spark Plugs’ Top Picks for Great Automotive Museums

Hey car buffs – Looking for something different to do with your vacation time this year? E3 Spark Plugs offers its list of three must-see automotive museums. Johnny B. Goode guitar car, a favorite exhibit at the Volo Auto Museum in Volo, Illinois - an E3 Spark Plugs' top pick for great auto museums. Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners, Michigan: Named one of the nation’s top five car museums, the Gilmore Car Museum features eight historic barns full of vintage cars, including an authentic London double-decker bus and a collection of vintage pedal cars you might remember from your own childhood; a mammoth collection of hood ornaments and name badges; and a re-created 1930s service station. When you get the munchies, stop by George & Sally’s Blue Moon Diner for a...

January 28, 2015
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With Design Changes and a Set of Ford Spark Plugs, the Next F-150 is Built for Fuel Efficiency

These days, automakers and drivers alike are looking for innovative ways to save fuel. If you drive a Ford, spark plugs by E3 Spark Plugs and a host of planned changes could make the future F-150 models among the most fuel efficient trucks on the road, officials say. 2011 Ford Harley Davidson F-150. The next generation of F-Series trucks may feature magnesium and aluminum in place of steel to lighten up on weight and fuel consumption. Tough new federal regulations designed to boost fuel economy in vehicles nationwide mandate that light trucks and SUVs must operate at 30mpg by 2016. Ford designers and engineers are working to meet or beat that deadline with an F-150 that’s just as strong as today’s models. They’re focusing on the F-150 because of its staggering...

January 28, 2015
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E3 Spark Plugs to Co-Sponsor New Mitchum Motorsports Camaro

Hey, E3 Spark Plugs racing fans – Lookout for Mitchum Motorsports‘ new Chevrolet Camaro. After a great 2010 season and a successful test at The Roar Before the 24 in Daytona, the team decided it was time to add a second GS class Camaro to its Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge program for the 2011 season. Mitchum Motorsports' #6.2 Chevrolet Camaro. Photo by Above the Fold Communications, courtesty of Mitchum Motorsports. “We have come a long way in the 12 months since we returned to GRAND-AM competition just prior to the Homestead race last year,” says team principal Chris Mitchum. “The addition of the second Camaro speaks volumes to the team’s commitment and level of effort everyone has shown. We developed the Camaro last year and it is now...

January 28, 2015
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E3 Spark Plugs Knows the Power of Failure

Surfing the web recently, we came across something that really hit home with all of us here at E3 Spark Plugs. Honda’s “The Power of Dreams” documentary series celebrates those who found the courage to follow their dreams, even at steep costs, and to turn failures into successes. The series of short films, available online, features an array of individuals including automotive and robotics engineers, racers, athletes, feature filmmakers, astronauts, aquanauts and others. Many of their successes positively impact not just the lives of those featured in the series, but lives of tens of thousands of people nationwide, even worldwide. Featured in the series are several famous names including Indy car racer Danica Patrick, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk and Robert Orci and...

January 28, 2015
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E3 Spark Plugs Congratulates Kevin Swindell on Another Chili Bowl Nationals Title Win

Kevin and Sammy Swindell, pictured on the podium at the 2010 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals, have racked up a combined seven Chili Bowl titles. Photo by STLRacing.com. Kevin Swindell made history at the 2011 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals by winning his second consecutive title – but he had to beat his own dad to do it. Kevin’s repeat win came only after holding off a final-lap charge from his father and five-time Chili Bowl champion Sammy. When the dust settled on the 50-lap main event, the two Swindells were joined by New Zealander Michael Pickens, who overcame trouble early in the event to make a hard-charging comeback; Oklahoman Jonathan Beason; and Bryan Clauson, who led the race’s first 12 laps. Kevin’s victory marks the seventh time in the Chili...

January 28, 2015
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How to Pass a Smog & Emissions Check (Hint: E3 Spark Plugs Can Help)

  If you live in a state that requires annual or biannual smog and emissions tests on your vehicle, E3 Spark Plugs has your automotive cheat sheet. Failing or dodging your mandated emissions test can result in your being denied registration of your vehicle and rack up legal infractions and fines. But a few simple steps can help assure your ride passes with flying colors. A few simple steps, including installing a new set of E3 spark plugs, can help assure your vehicle passes emissions testing. Get an oil & filter change: Dirty oil results in dirty emissions. Be sure to get your oil changed in the days just before you vehicle undergoes testing. Don’t forget to change the oil and air filters while you’re at it. If your fuel filter is five years old or older, it...

January 28, 2015
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