• Emergency Tire Repair

    Tires are one of the most expensive consumables that you will replace on your vehicle. Their very nature is to provide grip for traveling the road at their own expense. There are a lot of factors that contribute to the lifespan of the tire, but eventually all tires wear out. While that is common knowledge,…

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  • How to Use Seafoam Hydra Trans Tune

    Automatic transmissions are complicated components; in fact they are one of the most complicated devices in your car. Before computer-controls, automatic transmissions were even more complicated…

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    As you put away the tools from another long day of replacing parts on your daily driver, this time it was all new suspension bushings, tie rods, and ball joints, a smile flashes across your face. A job well done! you say as you hop into your car and back out of the driveway. Everything…

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  • radiator anatomy

    The largest component to your vehicle’s cooling system is the radiator, but did you know that the radiator is also connected to your transmission and in some cases your engine’s oiling system too? Inside your radiator are smaller radiators that help keep your transmission fluid and engine oil cool as well. The basic radiator consists of two tanks with a set of tubes connected with thin fins that radiate heat away from the tubes. As air passes through the fins…

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  • repair fiberglass

    Fiberglass is an amazing material, but it has a few special considertaions when dealing with damage. Here’s how to repair fiberglass body panels.

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  • How to Clean Your Intake Valves With CRC Intake Valve Cleaner

    Internal combustion is messy business, and all of the byproducts of making power are not limited to the combustion chamber and exhaust, not by a long shot. Gasoline itself is dirty. As you get closer to the combustion chamber, the effects of burning gasoline become more and more apparent…

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  • A Guide To Common Screws

    Fasteners are complicated, particularly screws. There many variations for screws, so many that it can be hard to figure out what you need, even with the old one in your hand. There are some common standards, and then there are the specialty screws that may or may not be replaced with one of the standard…

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  • How To Repair Damaged Threads

    Just a bit tighter and that should do it….. annnnnnd now it is stripped. Great, that’s not a good situation. You just stripped out a hole in a bracket that you can’t just replace. Now what? You can’t add a nut to the back side because that won’t fit, and you need to get your…

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  • 10 Car Paint Prep Tips

    So you finally decided to pull the trigger and paint your car or truck, and you want to do it yourself. Great! Now what? Unfortunately, you can’t just grab some rattle cans and start laying down color, there is a lot to do before you get to that point. Painting a car is a time-consuming…

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  • cutting and grinding metal the right way

    If you work on cars long enough, there will come a time when you need to cut or grind on metal. If you are restoring a car, that time will come sooner rather than later. There are multiple ways to get the job done, and which method you choose often depends on the purpose at…

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