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Can You Hold an Engine Together With Glue? (No.)

Unless you drive an Offenhauser-powered Indy 500 racer (don’t get me started), the engine in your car, tractor, lawnmower, whatever is held together with big studs and bolts. But would it be possible to replace that clamping force with an extra strong glue? YouTube channel Project Farm put that to the test with Flex Glue …

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The 2019 BMW M850i Will Have a Dipstick (!)

Photo: BMW Many German cars, and most BMWs, don’t have dipsticks and haven’t for years. They’ve been replaced by sensors and systems that will give you a dashboard warning if anything seems awry. Because if you’re paying $70,000 for a car you probably don’t want to get your hands dirty. But! BMW confirmed that the …