Monthly Archives: September 2016

SEMA Show 2016

SEMA Show 2016

Photo: Some rights reserved by Absolute Perfection Media The SEMA Show takes place November 1 – November 4, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center located at 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109. The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more. The 2015 SEMA Show drew more than 60,000 domestic and international buyers. The displays are segmented … Continue reading

Mazda MX-5 Miata, a Green Vehicle?

Mazda MX-5 Miata, a Green Vehicle?

Learn more about the Mazda MX-5 Miata and why it’s green, in its own way. Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c…

How The Engine Cooling System Works

How The Engine Cooling System Works

Photo: Some rights reserved by nakhon100 Check out this cool animation that shows us how our car’s cooling system works in detail. From: LabTech Tube

Next ARCA Event: Kansas ARCA 150

Next ARCA Event: Kansas ARCA 150

Photo: Some rights reserved by balpeck We can’t have enough of ARCA. Fast cars, professional drivers provide very exciting races! You can’t miss ‘em! Kansas ARCA 150 Date: October 14, 2016 – 07:30 PM CDT Location: Kansas Speedway From: arcaracing.com

How to Change a Car Radiator

How to Change a Car Radiator

Photo: Some rights reserved by okchomeseller Proper radiator maintenance is crucial to keeping your car running at peak performance and for avoiding costly engine damage due to overheating. This job is usually not very difficult, however any home mechanic should have a Haynes or Chilton manual for their car handy in case of any difficulties. Part 1 Draining and Flushing the Cooling System Take off the radiator cap. Only do this when the engine is cool. This will release pressure on the cooling system and prevent vacuum lock when draining. Squeeze the radiator hoses. If you feel a crunching … Continue reading

Austin Cindric Wins Crosley 150

Austin Cindric Wins Crosley 150

Photo: Some rights reserved by Kentuckyguard SPARTA, Ky. (Sept. 23, 2016) – Austin Cindric, on a gutsy call from his crew chief Brian Wilson, drove to victory lane Friday night at Kentucky Speedway, becoming the eighth different first-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards winner in 2016. Cindric, in the No. 99 Pirtek Ford, pitted just once for service on lap 26, then stretched his fuel mileage in overtime to win the eventful Crosley 150 on General Tire Super Weekend. Cindric led the final 53 laps of the ARCA Racing Series event and scored his first victory in five … Continue reading

New Hampshire Auto Show 2016

New Hampshire Auto Show 2016

Photo: Some rights reserved by Rahul S. Nair NEW HAMPSHIRE AUTO SHOW See the latest in automotive technology at the 2017 New Hampshire Auto Show, Friday, November 18 – Sunday, November 20, 2016. See hundreds of new cars, trucks, SUVs, alternative fuel and off-road vehicles. Bring the family for a day of activities including test drives and much more. Ticket Pricing Adults (13+) = $8 Seniors (62+) = $6 Children (7 – 12) = $5 Active Military (w/DOD ID) = FREE Children (6 & under) = FREE Show Hours Friday Noon–9pm Saturday 10am–9pm Sunday 10am–5pm ** FREE PARKING ** … Continue reading

Green Car of the Year

Green Car of the Year

Photo: Some rights reserved by Janitors The Green Car of the Year is an award from the Green Car Journal. The winner is selected by an 11-member panel comprising automotive and environmental experts. Invited jurors have included Mario Andretti; Carroll Shelby, Jay Leno, Carl Pope (Sierra Club), Christopher Flavin (Worldwatch Institute), Jonathan Lash (World Resources Institute) and Jean-Michel Cousteau (Ocean Futures Society). A separate Green Truck of the Year award was launched in 2015. In early October 2015, the 2009 and 2010 awards were rescinded as a result of Volkswagen emissions scandal. Winners   2006 — Mercury Mariner Hybrid … Continue reading

Changing A Broken Cooling Fan

Changing A Broken Cooling Fan

Photo: Some rights reserved by Eva Rinaldi Celebrity and Live Music Photographer Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 47 years, shows how you can easily replace a broken radiator cooling fan yourself. Why pay a mechanic for something you can do yourself? And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vognj… . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video on the scotty kilmer channel on Youtube, https://www.youtube.com/user/scottyki… , … Continue reading

Reminder About Radiators

Reminder About Radiators

Photo: Some rights reserved by Franck_Michel Radiators are heat exchangers used for cooling internal combustion engines, mainly in automobiles but also in piston-engined aircraft, railway locomotives, motorcycles, stationary generating plant or any similar use of such an engine. Internal combustion engines are often cooled by circulating a liquid called engine coolant through the engine block, where it is heated, then through a radiator where it loses heat to the atmosphere, and then returned to the engine. Engine coolant is usually water-based, but may also be oil. It is common to employ a water pump to force the engine coolant … Continue reading