Monthly Archives: January 2017

Fix a Head Gasket With Engine Block Sealer

Fix a Head Gasket With Engine Block Sealer

 Some rights reserved by chuckoutrearseats Remember to avoid these repairs on your car using VR-12 in monthly maintenance. But if you have not done so, here is one of the possible consequences and a cheap repair option A leaking head gasket can be quite the problem. If you don’t want to take your car in for a proper head gasket replacement, you can try fixing it on your own with engine block sealer. Scroll down to Step 1 to learn how to fix your head gasket. Method 1 Quick Fixing the Head Gasket Drain all anti-freeze from the radiator. After you … Continue reading

How to Maintain Your Car Engine for Higher Efficiency

How to Maintain Your Car Engine for Higher Efficiency

Photo: Some rights reserved by Damian Morys Photography A central element to keeps the cooling system working at its higher point of performance, which allows the vehicle’s engine to work as it was designed is the use of VR-12 in your monthly maintenance routine. However, there are other complementary aspects that must be taken into account. Car engines are the vital and central operating units of any vehicle but sadly, none of us spend much time looking after the engines. Engines need to be looked after regularly and analyzed frequently and given general maintenance to keep them running. To … Continue reading

Augmented Reality Windshields?

Augmented Reality Windshields?

Photo: Some rights reserved by dvanzuijlekom Imagine your car’s entire windshield working like Google Glass. Instead of peering through dust and grime to see the boring real world of traffic, you would see cars and key road features deeply integrated with data—colorfully highlighted and annotated for greater safety, convenience and enjoyment. Imagine the scenario: you’re driving along an unfamiliar road at night, and suddenly the car flashes up a warning directly in front of you on the road. It’s the same size, shape, and position as the deer lurking on the verge, allowing you to quickly identify the danger ahead … Continue reading

Learn To Check Your Coolant Level

Learn To Check Your Coolant Level

 Some rights reserved by the superash It’s important to know the basics about your car’s cooling system so you can maintain it properly. Where is the engine coolant located in your car? Why is it important to keep the coolant levels at the proper level? Important, always remember to fill your cooling system with VR-12. Find out in this video!

How To Deal With A Leaking Radiator Hose

How To Deal With A Leaking Radiator Hose

Photo: Some rights reserved by taylor.a Always remember, it’s better to be safe, use VR-12 in regular maintenance and avoid problems in your car’s cooling system. But if you have not used VR-12 yet these instructions can be useful to you. Replacement of a leaking radiator hose on your car is fairly easy. All you need are a few basic tools and minimal mechanical skills. You can save money on a mechanic and leave yourself with a sense of accomplishment if you learn how to replace a leaking radiator hose. Steps Begin by identifying the leaking radiator hose that … Continue reading

Check Out #Climate App for iPhone

Check Out #Climate App for iPhone

You’re ready to take action against climate change, and you’re not alone. #climate (hashtag climate) was created with your leadership in mind, harnessing social power for the greater good. We have built a platform for radically simple amplification that unites vital, tangible, climate-saving solutions from the leading climate orgs with the most thoughtful, impactful influencers. #Climate is a new non-profit created by the tech community to amplify the most impactful climate change actions from the leading non-profit organizations. Via its iPhone app, #Climate makes it simple and rewarding for leading influencers to share the climate change actions they care about … Continue reading

How to Diagnose a Cooling System Problem

How to Diagnose a Cooling System Problem

Photo: Some rights reserved by crudmucosa Visually Inspecting Your Coolant System Allow the engine to cool.Your engine bay gets extremely hot while the engine is running, so poking around the engine bay before it has a chance to cool can result in serious burns. Allow the engine to cool for a few hours before opening the hood and looking for evidence of a coolant leak. If the hood still feels warm, the engine inside is likely very hot. If your vehicle has been overheating, it will take even longer for it to cool enough to be safe to touch. … Continue reading

How to diagnose problems in a car’s cooling system. Be cool with your vehicle / Episode 11.

How to diagnose problems in a car’s cooling system. Be cool with your vehicle / Episode 11.

Be Cool with your vehicle / Episode 11. Knowing about your vehicle’s cooling system. Dave Bowman talk about how to diagnose problems in a car’s cooling system and the necessary preventive maintenance.

Engine Cooling Tips When You’re Out On The Road

Engine Cooling Tips When You’re Out On The Road

Photo: Some rights reserved by fred ross lord Tips You can still drive while your engine is hot if you are stuck in an unfamiliar area or the road is dark. Drive your vehicle slowly until it hits the red zone, and then stop and turn off your engine until it cools down enough to start again. This should work to get you to a safe location if you are only going a short distance. Warnings Opening your radiator cap while it is still hot could result in bodily harm, as it is under pressure. Video:EricTheCarGuy Article provided by … Continue reading

Check Out How F1 Cars Keep Cool

Check Out How F1 Cars Keep Cool

Thanks to the advent of turbochargers, big inter-cooler radiators enter the F1 vernacular since 2014. Where will they be sited? And how large they be? Craig Scarborough talks us through the radiator layouts – and talks, too, about the problems of keeping all the electrics at manageable temperatures. One engine supplier lists 30-odd extremely heat-sensitive individual components that will need protection… Craig talks in the studio of The Racer’s Edge and includes his own drawings in the conversation. From:peterwindsor