6 January 2017
If you have to replace hydraulic hoses, or any kind of hose on your vehicle for that matter, you need to get the correct thickness of hose for the job. There are many factors involved with fitting and selecting the correct hose, which is why it is so important that the thickness and diameter be accurate. Here is how to properly measure for thickness and more reasons why it is important.
29 September 2016
Depending on the state that you live in and the year that your automobile was manufactured, you may need to have your car inspected annually. With few exceptions, cars in the United States have to successfully go through and pass vehicle exhaust emission inspections in order to be registered for road use. Make certain that your car will pass inspection by making sure that its exhaust system is up to code and meets local emissions regulations.
19 July 2016
There are many problems that you can have with your car, which can sometimes be only small problems that can wait, such as the AC or radio not working due to a blown fuse. There are other problems like brakes that are starting to squeak and problems starting your car that can be signs of serious issues developing. If you want to avoid serious car trouble, here are some of the small issues that you will want to pay attention to:
19 May 2016
Did you buy an old house that you plan on gutting down to the studs, and you aren't sure what to do with all the debris? Before you throw all of the items from the inside of the house in the dumpster, consider taking as much as you can to the scrap metal yard. Not only is this going to save you money because you won't have to pay to haul as many loads to the local dump, but there is some money to be made when you scrap all the old metal from the house.
31 March 2016
If there are some changes you want to make to your muscle car but you don't have the money to have the work done at a popular auto enhancement shop in the area, you can still get the changes you want. You just have to be smart about what you spend, and take the time to find some of the parts on your own. You'll want to find someone to do the work for you, and instead of getting the parts from the popular auto enhancement catalogues you want to find alternative sources.
25 March 2016
Many, if not most, Americans are unfamiliar with salvage yards. If they've thought about them at all, it's as a repository for discarded automobiles. While most salvage yards do have old cars, they offer a number of services and benefits to the average consumer. Reasons to visit your local salvage yard 1. To find auto parts. While the cars at the salvage yard may not run, they offer a gold mine of functional auto parts.
23 March 2016
If you love hitting the racetrack or otherwise driving fast, you probably feel pretty comfortable behind the wheel. However, you have to think about how much more dangerous it can be to drive your car at faster speeds. Although following the regular safety tips -- like ensuring that you wear your seat belt and paying close attention while you are driving -- can help, it's also smart to consider making adjustments to your car.