Car Care

Can Cars Drive Through Water?

driving in flood water

Unless we are talking about heavy-duty and extensively modified off-road vehicles, it is safe to say that cars and water don’t mix well. There are various mechanical and electrical components not likely to cope well with anything more than a few splashes. Still, that doesn’t mean that puddles on the …

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Why You Should Invest in A Battery Jump Starter

As a driver and car owner, you are very likely to have a flat car battery at some point. In most cases, this will happen when you need your car the most. Being stuck in a car that is unable to start because of a dead battery is not only …

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Checking and Cleaning – A Guide to A Detailed Tuneup

automotive tuneup

In previous article, we have covered a basic tuneup procedure, explaining what needs to be done to keep your engine in good shape. While these steps are great as a general preventive maintenance, there are additional things you can do to make your car run even better. Fuel Trims When …

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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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