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  • The Different Colors of Coolant

    May 12, 2017 • Enthusiasts • Views: 115235

    The Different Colors of Coolant If an engine is used without coolant (antifreeze), it can suffer extended damage especially during winter. In the summer time, cooling can be obtained using plain water in an emergency situation although not recommended much

  • Tips to Maximize the Life of Your New Car

    Tips to Maximize the Life of Your New Car

    March 27, 2017 • Enthusiasts • Views: 1234

    We all want our cars to last a lifetime. Following the tips below will ensure your car will never prematurely age. Start as You Mean to Go on When you start up your car it takes a little time to …

  • Power Steering System. What it does, how it does it and what problems to expect.

    Understanding and Diagnosing Power Steering Noise

    February 24, 2017 • Enthusiasts • Views: 115519

    What is the Purpose of the Power Steering and its Components? Power Steering (also known as power-assisted steering) is your invisible daily partner that helps you steer faster, more precisely and easier. It makes parking and low-speed maneuvers easy even

  • Fuel Filters

    How Fuel Filter Micron Size Matters in Diesel CFPP

    January 17, 2017 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 1275

    How Filter Micron Size Matters in Diesel CFPP (Cold Filter Plug Point) When winter is upon us, we always wish we were more prepared. This research article is written to help you understand the vital role of diesel fuel filters …

  • Ethanol Damage

    Why Use Fuel Stabilizer

    November 11, 2016 • Enthusiasts • Views: 1505

    Why Use Fuel Stabilizer First, is there still a need to use fuel stabilizer when storing off season gas powered tools/equipment and vehicles such as: Lawn mowers & Chain saws Weed eaters & Trimmers ATV’s, UTV’s & RV’s Snowmobiles &

  • Gelled Fuel Filter

    Thaw Gelled Diesel Fuel in an Emergency

    October 19, 2016 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 4227

    Thaw Gelled Diesel Fuel in an Emergency As you already know, gelling of diesel fuels occurs in winter conditions and affects all drivers that live in very cold areas. The secret on how to thaw gelled diesel fuel in an emergency …

  • Viscosity Guide

    5 Things You Should Know About Engine Oil Today

    August 10, 2016 • Enthusiasts • Views: 2159

    Do you know what engine oil your vehicle needs? What does 5W30 mean? When it comes to your car, there are a lot of components and moving parts that come into play to get it rolling down the road. As …

  • Quality Grease

    The Difference between AP Grease, MP Grease and EP Grease

    July 15, 2016 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 5487

    Do you know the difference between AP Grease, EP Grease and MP Grease? If not, read on for a better understanding and selection based upon what you’re greasing and the environment in which these critical automotive components will be used. …

  • Common Mistakes to Avoid When Shipping a Vehicle

    Common Mistakes to Avoid When Shipping a Vehicle

    May 12, 2016 • Enthusiasts • Views: 1014

    Setting up a ship date with an auto transport company is the safest way to transport a vehicle. Professional companies in the auto shipping industry offer multiple shipping options and full insurance coverage as well. To make sure that you …

  • Automatic Transmission

    Engine Oil Additives and Automatic Transmissions

    December 9, 2015 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 1930

    Protecting your engine is a great deal! It can save you a ton of stress and a good chunk of change by avoiding undue services & repairs for longer periods. Today we want to share something about what automotive aftermarket …