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Learn what goes on under your hood

By From page A15 | February 16, 2014

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on under the hood of your car, stop by Davis Makerspace, 221 G St. Suite 1337, at 7 p.m. Wednesday and again Wednesday, Feb. 26, to find out.

Davis Makerspace member Jim Stewart will run a two-session event covering the fundamentals of internal combustion engines along with a complete tear-down and rebuild of a 5-horsepower single-cylinder gas engine.

At the first session, participants will have the opportunity to join in the tear-down. At the second session, they’ll rebuild the engine, fill it with fluids and get it running.

“Be prepared for loud noises, stinky smells, education and a lot of fun!” a news release said. All necessary equipment will be provided.

The sessions are free, with a $5 suggested donation to Davis Makerspace.

Davis Makerspace is a nonprofit community organization made up of a diverse group of builders, makers, hackers and programmers who share an interest in science, technology, art and what happens when those interests collide. They work with hardware and software, metal and wood, and anything else they can get their hands on.

For more information, email [email protected].

Enterprise staff

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