Rust repair and body work comes along with just about every old car project. For the novice builder, these tasks can mean a costly trip to the body shop or lots … Continue Reading Rust Repair 101 – How To Fix A Rust Hole
If your car was built before the late 1980s, chances are the engine uses a carburetor to feed the air and fuel into the engine. Carburetors (or carbs) are complex … Continue Reading Know How Notes: What is a Carburetor?
There are many reasons to hook a trailer to your car or truck. Whether it is for work, recreation or out of necessity, safe trailering is important. Here are 11 trailer towing … Continue Reading NAPA Know-How Notes – 11 Trailer Towing Tips
We have all had it happen. You are turning a wrench and then BAM, the head of the bolt rounds off, the wrench slips, and you bust your knuckles on the edge of something sharp. It never fails; there is always a sharp edge next to a rounded bolt waiting for your tender knuckles. Here are some tips and tricks to removing rounded-off bolts…
A modern gas cap serves several functions. Today’s fuel systems require a complete seal on the tank, without it, there can be issues down the road.
When a problem comes along, you must pull it. Even if you are not strong, youuu must pull it, pull it good! Sorry, got caught up in a little 80’s … Continue Reading A Guide To Common Pullers & Pulling Tools
Rust is the bane of existence for most gearheads. Unless your vehicle is made entirely of plastic or fiberglass, rust will eventually sink its claws into the metal and cause … Continue Reading Molecular Deconstruction – How to Remove Rust
All GM trucks and SUVs used plastic heater hose connectors (disconnects) for the heater hoses from 1999-2014. The problem with this is that over time, the plastic becomes brittle and … Continue Reading How to Replace Chevrolet/GMC Heater Hose Connectors
Flats tend to happen at the worst time in the worst places. If you are on the road or outside of normal business hours and your vehicle has a flat … Continue Reading Know How Notes – Emergency Tire Plug Repair
Gasoline has a shelf-life. Within a few months, untreated gas fades in potency and can gum up the internals of the fuel system. Within 6 months, stored fuel can completely … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How To Use Fuel Stabilizer