How to Measure Engine Bearing Clearance

When rebuilding an engine, there is nothing more critical than getting the bearing clearance correct. Every engine has its own bearing clearance specs, but the measuring procedure does not change. There are two main methods used for checking bearing clearance – Plastigage® or gauges. Plastigage® has its place, as it serves a purpose for backing…

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Plug nozzle

The best hose nozzles include misters, gun style and wands, depending on your application.

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MacGyver Essential Car-Tool Kit: Don't Leave Home Without It

For an essential car-tool kit, who better than MacGyver to teach us about solving problems with a few common household items?

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Gas cap

Trying to figure out how highway mpg vs city mpg will affect your overall fuel mileage can be a headache. How do those numbers get calculated, anyway? And how close are they to what you’ll actually experience in real-world driving? Sometimes the efficiency figures shown on your car’s window sticker can seem like a bit of automotive voodoo…

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Chase Elliott Sonoma Raceway Preview 24 3M Chevrolet NAPA 2016 rendering

CAREER-BEST FINISH: Chase Elliott earned his career-best finish earlier this month at Michigan International Speedway. Elliott led 35 laps en route to a second-place finish. The runner-up result not only marked his career-best finish, but it also continued his top-10 tear. The Dawsonville, Georgia, native has earned a top-10 finish in each of the past…

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Eggleston NASCAR K&N West Sonoma Raceway preview BMR NAPA Filters feat

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (June 21, 2016) – Drivers in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West will tackle their first road course event of the season with the Chevy’s Fresh Mex 200 at Sonoma Raceway (California) on Saturday. The annual visit to the winding 1.99-mile track in Northern California’s wine country will feature four Bill McAnally Racing…

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NAPA AUTO PARTS Funny Car Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund patriotic paint scheme body Ron Capps NHRA Norwalk

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (June 21, 2016) – Ron Capps finds himself in a little “enemy” territory, but the longtime fan of San Francisco sports teams, above all, is a major-league fan who applauds any outstanding accomplishment. In preparation for this weekend’s NHRA Summit Racing Nationals at Norwalk, Ohio, Capps arrived in Downtown Cleveland Monday afternoon after…

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Todd Gilliland meeting young fans autographs FriStafford 2016

STAFFORD, Conn. (June 17, 2016) – A challenge for the win in the final laps left Todd Gilliland getting shuffled back to a fifth-place finish in the Stafford 150 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race Friday night at Stafford Motor Speedway in Connecticut. Running second in the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry in…

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