Beneath the guttural rumble of a car engine is an incredible amount of force.
As soon as you step on the gas, fuel vapor mixed with air begins exploding, driving metal pistons in and out of chambers where temperatures regularly hit 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
First, fuel and air fill the cylinder as the piston drops.
As the piston returns to the top of the cylinder, it (2) compresses the fuel mixture before (3) a spark from the spark plug ignites the mixture, the force of the explosion pressing the piston back down.
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A Wonder Lake man told Vernon Hills police that someone smashed the driver's side window on his 1993 Chevrolet while it was parked overnight at the Hawthorn Shopping Center last weekend. Nicholas Steward, 33, had been reported missing Sept.
All names presented here were gathered at a past date.Their original cabin was built in the vicinity of today's intersection of Virginia Street and Van Buren Street. Najah Beardsley's family was the second to settle in the area; his grandson, William Beardsley, was the first white child born on the Crystal Lake prairie, on May 7, 1837. It was changed to Crystal Lake sometime before 1840.