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  • Say NO to Friction!

    July 21, 2015 • Enthusiasts, Mostly Trucks • Views: 1731

    Say No to Friction! Did you know that up to ⅓ of your fuel consumption is due to friction in your engine? That’s like losing ⅓ of your meal due to problems with your plate, fork and knife! You wouldn’t …

  • Car Filter Maintenance

    3 Car Maintenance Procedures You Don’t Need

    March 23, 2015 • Enthusiasts • Views: 5873

    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: 4593

     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: 217833

    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. …

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

    How Heat and Friction Destroys Bearings

    November 23, 2013 • Enthusiasts, Racers • Views: 3429

    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: 2544

    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: 9620

    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