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  • Top Blogs for Car Owners

    July 28, 2015 • Enthusiasts • Views: 2361

    There are two types of people in this world – those who care about their cars and those who don’t. When the engine light turns on you either check it out immediately or ignore it and hope it goes away …

  • Car Filter Maintenance

    3 Car Maintenance Procedures You Don’t Need

    March 23, 2015 • Enthusiasts • Views: 5986

    Believe it or not, there are some car maintenance procedures that aren’t really necessary. Common sense should tell you what your car really needs, but there are some car maintenance items that only seem necessary. Let’s look at a few …

  • Getting your car or truck ready to sell

    Getting Your Car Or Truck Ready To Sell

    February 17, 2015 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 4750

     Step 1 – Clean up your mess No matter how clean you are, there’s always going to be some traces of you left behind. An old ketchup packet in the glove box. Receipts in the door pocket, a forgotten CD …

  • Understanding and Diagnosing Rear Differential Noise

    January 22, 2014 • Enthusiasts • Views: 236238

    What is the Purpose of a Rear Differential? The differential is the final end mechanism that enables the creation of torque in the crankshaft before it is distributed through the transmission, to the drive shaft, and then to the wheels. …

  • Diesel engine oils perform functions that affect your engine's performance.

    The Difference in Diesel Engine Oils

    December 16, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 3991

    The Difference in Diesel Engine Oils There are various types of engine oils available in the market today. We describe two of the most common below: Mineral or Petroleum Diesel Engine Oils A by-product of petroleum, this oil type is …

  • Heat and friction destroys bearings in manual transmissions and other important components

    How Heat and Friction Destroys Bearings

    November 23, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Racers • Views: 3604

    A Closer Look at How Heat and Friction Destroys Bearings in Manual Transmissions There are five common types of bearings found in manual transmissions: plain, ball, roller, tapered roller, and needle. Plain bearings are those used on an engine’s lower

  • heat and friction cause a great negative impact on transmissions by affecting its internal parts.

    Heat and Friction and its Impact on Transmissions

    November 23, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 2768

    Curious of the ways that can help you spare your gearbox or transmission from these factors? Read on for a crash course about them. Manual Transmissions: The Basics Standard transmissions, also known as manual gearbox or manual transmission is a …

  • Heat and friction are factors that can affect engine performance and fuel economy in vehicles.

    Heat and Friction: Primary Enemies of Car Engines

    November 21, 2013 • Enthusiasts • Views: 10287

    Engines, Heat, and Friction A modern internal combustion engine is comprised of dozens of moving parts. Without proper oiling, these parts run against each other with tremendous speed, creating friction which then leads to heat. This heat can wear the

  • How Your Tires Affects Fuel Economy for Truckers

    How Tires Affect Fuel Economy for Truckers

    October 21, 2013 • Mostly Trucks • Views: 2043

    If you’re serious about trucking (or you just don’t want to end up making a call for tire service on the side of the road) these—and many more—are all questions you should be asking yourself and researching out. How Tires …