A diesel oil change is much the same as the process for a gas-powered vehicle, but there are a few key differences to keep in mind.
A fuel filter protects your engine from small particles and major damage. The most common paper-element types must be changed regularly. Learn more here.
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?
Rust is never a good thing. Let’s look at how to get rust out of a gas tank before it affects the health of the whole vehicle.
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.
If the only thing that ever goes into your fuel tank is gasoline, you may be missing out on some benefits of fuel additives. Let’s look at four kinds.
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
Diesel exhaust fluid is required for an increasing number of modern diesel vehicles.
So you finally got around to working on that old project car you had sitting outside, eh? It happens to the best of us, you lose track of time and … Continue Reading Quick Carburetor Rebuild How-To Guide For Beginners
Over time, the internals of your engine can get clogged up with all kinds of nasty stuff. Inside the crankcase, where the oil lives, varnish and tar build up on … Continue Reading How To Use Sea Foam Motor Treatment: 3 Ways To A Cleaner Fuel System