• how to install a helicoil insert

    You are just about finished with your most recent maintenance project, one more bolt to tighten and…. dang it, wouldn’t you know the threads just blew out in the cylinder head. You remove the bolt and it is coated with aluminum, which means that the threads in the head are stripped, not the bolt. Now…

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  • JB_weld_RTV_guide

    If you have done any amount of DIY auto mechanics or maintenance, you have likely been around RTV silicone. Also known as gasket maker, RTV silicone has many purposes in the automotive world, but it is mostly used to seal parts together. What you may not know is that there are several types of RTV…

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  • new driver tips

    As the parent of the newly-licensed driver, your life just became very different. Your little one has reached the age of driving, and while they are excited to get out and explore the world on their own, you are likely a nervous mess of emotion. There are so many questions you ask yourself “did I…

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  • 3M_intake_system_cleaner

    Engines are dirty. Everything about them involves an accumulation of dirt, grit, carbon, and gunk on every component. While that can be tolerated on the outside, it does not work so well on the inside of the engine…

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  • DitchPig® Kinetic Energy Recovery Rope

    Getting stuck in the mud, snow, or sand is usually no fun. Whether from adverse driving conditions or just part of a fun weekend adventure, when the tires are spinning but you are going nowhere, the fun times tend to drop off pretty fast. Nobody enjoys digging a car out of the mud, which is…

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  • how to use JB Weld windshield repair kit

    Cruising along the highway, you are stuck behind a cement truck. Practicing safe driving, you have allowed two full car lengths between you and the truck. Suddenly, the tranquil serenity inside your car is shattered as a small stone gets kicked up by the truck and dings your windshield. Sometime these are glancing blows that…

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  • gas tank repair

    When you get a pinhole leak in your fuel tank, not only are you literally pouring money onto the ground, but also creating a dangerous situation. Repairing a fuel tank can get difficult, especially when the it is full of fuel. Not to worry, there is a temporary solution to your fuel drip problem: gas tank…

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  • JB weld product line

    When it comes to repairing broken parts that are hard to find, expensive, or just need a minor fix, JB Weld is the go-to epoxy of choice. What started out as a simple method of cold welding in 1969 is now the world’s premier epoxy repair brand, and for good reason – it works. How…

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  • How To Replace A Control Arm Bushing

    All cars have wear items. These are sacrificial lambs that take the abuse of road driving so that the main components don’t have to. Many of these come in the form of bushings or joints. The suspension is where most folks find themselves dealing with these wear items. While technology has vastly improved the life…

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  • How To Use JB Weld KwikWeld

    JB Weld has tons of products available for specific types of repairs, but the generic epoxies- JB Weld and JB Weld KwikWeld are the main types. This particular article is all about KwikWeld, the fast-setting version of JB Weld epoxy.  The original JB Weld has a strength of 3,960 psi, which sets in 4-6 hours…

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