Car Care

Detailed Tuneup Procedures

car tune up process

Previous articles have covered the most common tuneup procedures, and some more advanced. However, there are several car components mechanics tend to overlook during a tuneup. In this article, we will go over some detailed tuneup procedures. What Is an O2 Sensor? The job of O2 or oxygen sensors is …

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Should I Tint My Car Windows?

Have you seen how sleek cars with tinted windows look and are now considering tinting windows on your own car? Window tint is an easy and fairly inexpensive way of adding privacy and making your car look sharper. While window tint isn’t permanent, it does make a significant difference when …

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Benefits of A High Flow Air Filter vs. Stock

performance intake air filter

In the early 1980s, automobile manufacturers began to ditch the round, paper air filter elements typically used on carbureted engines in favor of flat filters funneling air to fuel-injected engines. Often, factory air boxes reduce power. The air inlet passages provide the engine with enough air for stock output but …

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How To Change Oil In A Car: The Ultimate Guide

Part of owning a car is making sure that you are keeping up with routine maintenance. Routine maintenance is a great way to ensure that your car or truck is running smoothly and to also head off any potential big problems. Changing the oil in your car is one of those …

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When is the Right Time To Change Windshield Wiper Blades

  It’s inevitable- the first rain of the season and you are standing in line at the local auto parts store behind fifteen people, and you are all buying the same thing- windshield wiper blades. They are one of those necessary automotive components the average driver does not think about …

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Repairs and Maintenance: New Car vs Older Cars

One of life’s pleasures is owning a car. We take great pride in keeping it clean inside and out and selecting just the right air freshener. And for many car owners, there is tremendous satisfaction in doing car repairs and maintenance themselves. The ability to truly roll up your sleeves …

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How You Can Benefit from Learning to Fix Your Own Car

Have you ever thought about trying to fix issues with your car on your own? You can apply the philosophy of doing-it-yourself (DIY) to car repairs, eliminating costly fees for someone else’s labor and increasing your understanding of your vehicle! You don’t always need a mechanic to take care of …

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Prepare Yourself for Anything with a Car Emergency Kit

car broken down on side of road

If you spend any time in your car, there’s always a chance you’ll encounter an emergency. From having a tire blowout to running out of fuel, you need to be prepared for anything to happen. Having the right equipment on hand can save you from spending hours on the side …

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Everything You Want to Know About Car Covers

Car covers

Your car might be one of your more expensive possessions. Even if you purchased it used, it’s still something that you work hard to protect. Without a garage to shield your car from the elements and theft, you leave your vehicle out in the open to receive damage. That’s why …

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How to detail your car, the proper way

So you’ve read how to wash your car the proper way, here’s how you detail your car…the proper way. But first, lets see what ‘detailing’ actually means. Wikipedia has it down as this: Auto detailing is the performance of thorough cleaning, restoration, and finishing of an automobile, both inside and …

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