KNOW-HOW NOTES: HOW TO REMOVE A RUSTED BOLT
Rusted bolts stink. It doesn’t matter if the car is just a few years old or 50, there will always be rusted or seized nuts and bolts somewhere on the car. Murphy’s Law dictates that you will find those bolts when you are in the biggest hurry to complete a project. There are many ways to remove a rusted bolt. For this article, we are focusing on one in particular — Freeze-Off from CRC. Unlike other penetrating oils, Freeze-Off adds the unique feature of hyper-cold to shock the
SEA FOAM! WHAT IS IT AND WHY SHOULD YOU USE IT?
Over time, the internal parts of your engine get clogged up with all kinds of nasty stuff. Inside the crankcase, where the oil lives, varnish and tar build up on the surfaces of pistons, rings, and lifters, as well as in the oil galleries that supply oil to all the components. This lowers the engine's ability to cool and lubricate itself, reducing the efficiency, performance, and life of the engine. The same build up occurs inside the fuel system as well, clogging the injecto
WHY DO I NEED AN OIL FILTER CHANGE?
You might have just accepted that an oil filter change needs to occur every time you swap out the oil in your car or truck engine. The reason why you need to replace your oil filter goes beyond taking money out of your pocket, however, as this crucial component plays an important role in making sure your motor lasts as long as possible. Let’s take a look at what oil filters do, and why they need to be swapped out at regular intervals to preserve your vehicle’s performance. Wh
5 ALTERNATOR ISSUES AND WARNING SIGNS: HOW TO STAY AHEAD OF A POTENTIAL PROBLEM
Alternator issues can be a big hassle if you suddenly find yourself stranded because your vehicle’s electrical system is no longer working up to spec. Fortunately, as long as you stay vigilant for signs that things aren’t going as well as they could be under your hood, you should be able to spot any potential alternator problems before they get to the point where you have to call a tow truck. Check out these five common warnings that your charging system is in need of attenti