Monthly Archives: May 2016

What Engine Overheating Does To Your Car

What Engine Overheating Does To Your Car

How many times have you heard that claim – whether by a seller or in an add to sell a car? ” The engine overheated and it only needs to have the head gasket replaced and it will be good to go! Kent will share some of the perils of this philosophy and then show you the tool you will need to determine if the head or block are usable. From: Mercedessource

Next ARCA Race: General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200

Next ARCA Race: General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200

Photo: Some rights reserved by RiverRatt3 We’re big fans of ARCA races because we feel that it features some of the most exciting events for an amazing sport. Date: June 03, 2016 – 05:45 PM EDT Venue: Pocono Raceway Practice June 02, 2016, 01:00 PM – 01:55 PM EDT From: arcaracing.com

Parker Kligerman Wins ARCA Race Twilight 150

Parker Kligerman Wins ARCA Race Twilight 150

Photo: Some rights reserved by pocketwiley After leading both practice sessions and qualifying on pole position for the Twilight 150 at New Jersey Motorsports Park, Parker Kligerman took his No. 22 Dodge to victory lane and gave Cunningham Motorsports its second consecutive ARCA Racing Series win. “I’m on cloud nine,” Kligerman said. “This has been a banner day in my life and in my career. It’s been such a long drought for me…it feels so good to get back to victory lane. I feel especially good for Cunningham Motorsports. I wouldn’t be anywhere in this business without the Cunningham … Continue reading

How To Disconnect Automatic Transmission Lines To Remove Radiator

How To Disconnect Automatic Transmission Lines To Remove Radiator

Photo: Some rights reserved by jestermx6 Just drain transmission fluid from hoses, not from transmission itself. Learn how to remove automatic transmission lines to replace a car radiator in this free auto repair video from a master mechanic.

Gravenhurst Car Show 2016

Gravenhurst Car Show 2016

Photo: Some rights reserved by Peter O’Connor aka anemoneprojectors The 23rd Annual Gravenhurst Car Show rolls into town on Father’s Day weekend, June 18th, 2016. The Dodge Charger Marks its Golden Anniversary! The Gravenhurst Car Show is a one day, outdoor, ticketed event which draws hundreds of collector vehicles, car enthusiasts and spectators from far and wide. This year marks the 23rd Annual Gravenhurst Car Show and it is shaping up to be one of the best yet. In 2015, The Gravenhurst Car Show drew over 600 vehicles to Gull Lake Rotary Park. The Gravenhurst Car Show falls on … Continue reading

Eco-Friendly Car Maintenance

Eco-Friendly Car Maintenance

Photo: Some rights reserved by Kirt Edblom There are environmentally friendly choices for auto repair that most consumers don’t know about. Learn about “re-refined oil” and copper free brake pads. These options do not cost any more but can have a significant impact on the environment. An interview with Larry Moore, owner of Larry’s Auto Works. From:KMVT

Learn More About the Eco-Friendly Waterless Car Wash

Learn More About the Eco-Friendly Waterless Car Wash

Eco Detailing Pod- Battery Powered Complete Mobile Detailing Unit http://www.chemicalguys.com/SearchRes… Eco friendly and waterless detailing and car wash products are here! Going Green requires considering the best options to make your detailing easier while being a more efficient, effective and profitable environmentally friendly company. Going “green” requires change! Eco Detailing Pod-Waterless Eco Friendly MOBILE DETAILING UNIT. The first SMART, mobile detailing choice. The Eco Detailing Pod enables you to detail anywhere, anytime without wasting time, money or water! It is cordless, limitless and completely mobile detailing system with (ZERO NEGATIVE IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT) all self contained in an … Continue reading

Deal With an Overheated Engine On The Road

Deal With an Overheated Engine On The Road

Photo: Some rights reserved by alchen_x If you are driving and your car engine overheats, there are several steps you can take to deal with the problem. Steps If your car begins to overheat, first turn off your air conditioner. This will lighten the load on the engine. Then, turn on your heater so it will draw heat away from the engine. When you’re at a stop shift to neutral and slightly accelerate the engine. This also helps reduce the load on the engine and increases the airflow across the radiator and the coolant flow throughout the engine. If … Continue reading

What Does A Water Pump Do In Your Car’s Cooling System?

What Does A Water Pump Do In Your Car’s Cooling System?

Water Pump: The water pump is either driven by the fan belt or the timing belt on some newer vehicles. The pump moves coolant from the radiator, through the engine, and back into the radiator. The pump has a shaft with a pulley on one end and a pump rotor on the other end. When the pulley is spun by a belt, the rotor moves the coolant. The term “water pump” is a bit of a misnomer. The pump that cools an engine can carry water, but on modern cars it generally carries a coolant, which is much more … Continue reading

How To Change a Bad Thermostat

How To Change a Bad Thermostat

Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows you how to tell if your thermostat on your car is bad, and then how to replace it if it is. On most cars, a VERY simple job you can easily do yourself. From: Scotty Kilmer