Monthly Archives: February 2017

THE INNOVATION GALLERY OF MOTORTEC AUTOMECHANIKA MADRID 2017

THE INNOVATION GALLERY OF MOTORTEC AUTOMECHANIKA MADRID 2017

VR-12 is always aiming to keep up with the latest in automotive aftermarket. One interesting way of checking out the best thing sout there is the INNOVATION GALLERY at Automechanika’s Madrid 15-18 March 2017. Continue reading

How and When to Use an Auxiliary Electric Fan

How and When to Use an Auxiliary Electric Fan

Some times you need a little extra airflow at slow vehicle speeds to keep your car or truck cool. Continue reading

Learn More About Radiators

Learn More About Radiators

Photo: Some rights reserved by Rob Marson ­­ A radiator is a type of heat exchanger. It is designed to transfer heat from the hot coolant that flows through it to the air blown through it by the fan. Most modern cars use aluminum radiators. These radiators are made by brazing thin aluminum fins to flattened aluminum tubes. The coolant flows from the inlet to the outlet through many tubes mounted in a parallel arrangement. The fins conduct the heat from the tubes and transfer it to the air flowing through the radiator. Here are some helpful tips about … Continue reading

How To Bleed Your Radiator

How To Bleed Your Radiator

Photo: Some rights reserved by bigpresh Bleeding a Car’s Radiator Look for symptoms that your car’s radiator isn’t working.A car’s radiator needs bleeding for the same reason that a home’s radiator does – pockets of air have become trapped in the car’s cooling system. This prevents antifreeze from circulating effectively, causing the car to overheat. If you observe one or more of the following symptoms, your car’s radiator may need bleeding: Abnormally high temperature readings on your dashboard temperature meter. Fluid boiling out of your radiator. Odd smells from your engine, especially sweet smells (caused by antifreeze leaking and/or … Continue reading

MOTORTEC AUTOMECHANIKA MADRID WILL INCLUDE OVER 100 TRAINING AND NETWORKING ACTIVITIES

MOTORTEC AUTOMECHANIKA MADRID WILL INCLUDE OVER 100 TRAINING AND NETWORKING ACTIVITIES

VR-12 and Freezetone will have a booth at MOTORTEC AUTOMECHANIKA MADRID, 15-18 March 2017! If you want to find us go to Stand No. 5A01C,  Stand Area:16, Hall: Pabellón 5. The trade fair organised by IFEMA from 15 to 18 March will include events of interest to the different areas of the sector: workshops, distributors, component manufacturers, service stations, etc. After-sales automotive professionals have a date with knowledge at Motortec Automechanika Madrid, the trade fair organised by IFEMA. Between 15 and 18 March, this great business platform will host over 100 training, informational and networking activities. Whatever the visitors’ … Continue reading

Learn How to Prevent Corrosion On Your Radiator

Learn How to Prevent Corrosion On Your Radiator

Radiator problemscan be prevented as long as proper care and maintenance is given attention to this crucial part of the cooling system. Remember that wear and tear as well as old age will contribute greatly to the efficiency of your radiator. Continue reading

What is SolarCity?

What is SolarCity?

Photo: Some rights reserved by iamme ubeyou SolarCity is an American provider of energy services, headquartered in San Mateo, California. Among its primary services, the company designs, finances, and installs solar power systems. The company had 9,051 employees as of December 2014. SolarCity has grown to meet the rapidly growing installation of solar photovoltaic systems in the United States. The overall U.S. market has grown from 440 megawatts (MW) of solar panels installed in 2009 to 6,200 MW installed in 2014.

Understand Your Car’s Thermostat Better

Understand Your Car’s Thermostat Better

The thermostat is an integral part of the car’s cooling system. It’s very important to understand how every piece works in order to understand the cooling system in general. Continue reading

What To Do With A Leaking Radiator

What To Do With A Leaking Radiator

All of us know that is best to avoid problems, that is why we created the VR-12 to avoid damages in the cooling system of your car. If you still do not use the VR-12 this information may be useful. Repair a new style Plastic Composite Automotive Radiator If you need a soldering iron, here is a great kit: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B014… From: sixtyfiveford

Clear The Air From Your Radiator

Clear The Air From Your Radiator

Kind of a request, I’ve described this procedure a few times in print but never made a video. As I said in the video if your having issues with a fluctuating idle, no heat, or an overheat problem you may want to start here. Continue reading