Car Quiz # 2
How much do you know about car related stuff? Take quiz #2 and find out.
What does a harmonic balancer do?
Keeps the fuel pump from getting hot
Keeps the crankshaft vibration to a minimum
Helps the transmission shift smoothly
Makes it easier to change your oil
What is the better "Timing Set" to have in a high performance engine?
Stock single row chain
Double roller chain
Gear drive system
Belt drive system
What is "cam walk"?
The valve springs are not strong enough for the cam
The cam bearings are worn out
It's when you take your cam out for a walk
The cam is moving back and forth in the block
What is a flex plate?
A device used for removing rocker arms
A plate that goes under the carburetor
A large diameter plate that bolts to the crankshaft
A small diameter plate that bolts to the camshaft
How does an increase in rocker arm ratio improve engine performance?
It lets more exhaust gas out of the engine faster
The lobe lift of the camshaft is increased
It increase's the valve diameter
Both A and B
What is one benefit of using a shorter connecting rod?
They're easier to adjust
So the rod wouldn't have to travel as far up and down
It's cheaper to buy
It would be better for maximum torque
What is a Spool used for?
It goes in the transmission to help change gears faster
It's a device that is placed between the distributor housing and cap
So both rear wheels turn the same speed
It's nice to have around if you intend to sew something
What is a reverse lockout switch used for?
So the engine can be started in reverse only
So the engine can be started in any gear
So the engine can be shutoff in reverse
So the engine can be started in park or reverse
Every 100 pounds of weight removed from a vehicle results in a lower elapsed time of how much in the quarter mile?
One full second
One half second
One tenth of a second
One hundredth of a second
When you here the name "Valve body", what would you be talking about?
When you here the name "Power valve", what would you be talking about?
When you here the name "Crush sleeve", what would you be talking about?
When you here the name "Residual valve", what would you be talking about?
What is Cowl induction?
You have air entering from the rear of the hood
You have an engine that is under power
The transmission is being shifted fast
You have air ride suspension
When you hear someone say that a car is a 50 footer, what are they talking about?
The car goes very fast for the first 50 feet
The car is 50 feet long
The paint job sucks
The car was built in the 1950's
Your driving along and suddenly you notice the engine is overheating. What can help cool down the engine?
Rolling down the windows
Driving faster putting more air through the radiator
Getting behind another car helping your aerodynamics
Turning on the heater
Engine oil does more than just lubricate, what else does it do?
It helps keep the engine cooler
It works great for getting rid of gophers
It suspends particulates
Both A and C
Which item is considered Unsprung weight?
What is the firing order for a typical small block Chevy?
What is meant by a 4 - 7 cam swap?
It's when you have a cam that has four cam lobes compared to seven
it's when you trade four cams for seven cams
The number four and seven get changed in the firing order
The number of cam bearings has increased from four to seven
How many head bolts does a typical small block Chevy have per side?
A camshaft has 17 lobes on it but only 16 are used for the opening and closing of valves. What is the other one used for?
For the oil pump
For the fuel pump
For the water pump
For the transmission pump
At what speed is your engines cooling fan not needed?
20 MPH and above
30 MPH and above
40 MPH and above
Are you kidding, you need it at any speed
Most vehicles on the road today have a 12 volt DC electrical system. What does "DC" stand for?
What is the typical small block Chevy cylinder head valves angled at?