A Petroleum additive that keeps small particles from combining with oil and creating sludge

Dynamo-meter (Dyno)

A dynamo-meter (dyno) is a device used for measuring force, torque or power produced by a vehicle’s engine.

DTE – Distance Til Empty

DTE is an acronym for “distance til empty”. You will see this displayed on vehicle instrument panels that calculate how much farther your vehicle can go before it runs out of gas. You will usually see a specific mileage. One thing to keep in mind is this is a rough estimate and can change based on your driving style.

In the example below you see that the DTE is 40 miles:


Drive Shaft

Drive shaft is the mechanical linkage that is required to transmit power from the engine to the wheels. When the engine and wheels are away from each other like in a front engine rear wheel drive vehicle, a driveshaft is used to connect the two.