• What You Should Know About Your Brakes and Master Cylinder

    Replacing the master cylinder for your brakes or clutch is a fairly simple task – unbolt the old one, bolt the new one in place, swap the lines and you are done, right? Not exactly. While the actual swap process is easy, there is one more step in the middle that you absolutely must do before…

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  • How to Upgrade Ignition Coils

    The Ford overhead camshaft modular V8, commonly referred to as the “mod motor”, is an excellent engine with good efficiency and performance potential. These engines have been popular since the original version that began production in 1991, and it remains a popular platform for performance. There have been several iterations of ignition systems on the…

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  • How to replace a broken wheel stud - DIY auto - NAPA Know How Blog

    Sweat is beading up on your forehead, the mid-day sun blistering the skin on the back of your neck and a blast of 80-mile an hour wind about knocks you over from the semi-truck screaming down the highway. You had a blow out, and now you are stuck on the shoulder of a busy highway…

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  • Trucks are designed to get used. Whether you haul a trailer or two tons of bricks, how the truck handles its payload depends in large part by the shocks. How the factory outfitted your truck varies greatly, some trucks are sold as work trucks with heavy-duty shocks and springs, but most trucks on the road today…

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  • So you are cruising down the road, just minding your own business when all of a sudden, the rear view comes to life with cherries and berries. Yup, you are getting pulled over. You weren’t speeding, rather a burned out headlight. You can save yourself some hard-earned cash by taking care of that bad bulb…

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  • How to flush a radiator - NAPA Know How Blog

    Most people don’t concern themselves with the status of their radiator until a problem occurs, but many of these issues can be prevented with some annual maintenance. While most of us add some antifreeze to the cooling system right before the first hard freeze of winter, summer time provides the best opportunity to flush the…

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  • Unless you are Danny Tanner (Full House reference), your vehicle’s upholstery and carpeting is going to get dirty. If you have kids, it may even get downright disgusting. Spills, greasy food, ink, pet stains, all of these are potential hazards to your upholstery. Once these stains set in, ordinary cleaners are not going to get…

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  • With the summer months on the horizon, it is time to prepare for hitting the open road. Nothing is more satisfying after a long winter than an epic road trip with friends or family. The key to a successful journey is to complete it intact, and that means ensuring that your conveyance is properly prepared…

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  • Increasing your headlights adds safety for you and other drivers.

    Whether you drive a classic truck, muscle-era Chevelle or a Chevy Citation, good quality headlamps are a must. Most of us have new daily drivers; these cars often have HID (High-Intensity Discharge) and use far better technology to light your path, making your evening drive safer. The classics we enjoy owning and driving on the…

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  • proper wheel alignment fuel economy - NAPA Know How Blog

    Did you know that there is more to getting good fuel economy than just watching how hard your right foot presses the go-pedal? Automobiles are a system, not just a bunch parts thrown together. Each subsystem must be functioning at its peak in order to maintain the vehicle’s overall peak performance. Some components have large…

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