Helping Other Drivers Out

Is Your Engine Detonating? Here Are A Few Measures To Eliminate The Problem

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Engine detonation, which occurs when the air/fuel mixture occurs outside the combustion cylinder, is more than just a nuisance due to the pinging noise it makes – the detonation produces severe shocks that can easily ruin engine components like pistons, spark plugs, head gaskets, and others. For this reason, you should prevent detonation by: Using High-Octane Fuel The octane rating of a fuel is an indicator of how well it resist auto ignition when it is subjected to high pressure and heat.…

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Three Common Ways Your Car Tells You It's Time For A Tune Up

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Having your car tuned up is just as important as changing the oil. However, because tune ups are completed less frequently, it’s common for people to question whether or not a tune up is needed. A good rule of thumb is to get a tune up every two years or 30,000 miles, whichever comes first. But keep in mind that how often a car needs a tune up varies depending on the year, make, and model of the vehicle.…

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Remove Auto Emblems Yourself To Cut Auto Body Repair Costs

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When doing body work on your car, there may come a time in which you need to remove the emblems that are glued or taped into place by the manufacture. Below, you will learn how to carefully and safely remove the emblems from your car. Record the Placement If you plan to put the emblems back onto your car, it is important that you record exactly where they are positioned prior to taking them off.…

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