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

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

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

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.

Austin Theriault, Ken Schrader Racing win at Daytona

Austin Theriault, Ken Schrader Racing win at Daytona

  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2017) – Multi-car wrecks, red flags and six cautions could not keep ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship contender Austin Theriault from finding his way to victory lane at Daytona Int’l Speedway. Theriault, in Ken Schrader’s No. 52 Orlando Longwood Auto Auction Chevrolet, kept himself up front most of the way and, as a result, out of harm’s way to win the action-packed Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 Driven by General Tire Saturday afternoon. Theriault, who led just four laps, drove around the outside of Terry Jones on lap 73, and … Continue reading

Mark Your Calendars for VR-12 At MOTORTEC Automechanika Madrid 2017.

Mark Your Calendars for VR-12 At MOTORTEC Automechanika Madrid 2017.

Photo: Some rights reserved by Aaron & Alli We are very excited to have the opportunity to wow all attendees at MOTORTEC AUTOMECHANIKA MADRID, 15-18 March 2017. Spain’s Leading International Trade Fair for Automotive Industry Targeting Trade Visitors from the Iberian Peninsula, Latin America and North Africa. If you want to find us go to Stand No. 5A01C,  Stand Area:16, Hall: Pabellón 5. Come to our booth to know the Freezetone products, the VR-12 and the new product line Cristal. FACT SHEET Denomination: Spain’s Leading International Trade Fair for Automotive Industry Targeting Trade Visitors from the Iberian Peninsula, Latin America and North Africa Organised … Continue reading

Clear Your Radiator Of Air or “Burp” Your Radiator

Clear Your Radiator Of Air or “Burp” Your Radiator

Photo: Some rights reserved by maikel_nai If you are having overheating, no heat from your heater or even poor idle issues you could have air inside your cooling system and in this video I show you the best methods for getting those stuck air bubbles out of your cooling system.

How to Replace Your Upper and Lower Radiator Hoses

How to Replace Your Upper and Lower Radiator Hoses

Photo: Some rights reserved by Thomas’s Pics Learn how to diagnose a bad radiator hose visually, and by feel. Also learn how to replace the upper and lower radiator hoses. Most radiator hoses will last over 200k miles (this one was 280k) and over 15yrs. Replacing the radiator hoses is easy for both the upper and lower radiator hoses in most cars yet they charge a lot to do the job, so do it yourself and save a ton of money! From:ChrisFix

Daytona, an ARCA tradition since ’64

Daytona, an ARCA tradition since ’64

TOLEDO, Ohio (Feb. 9, 2017) – In 1964, the Dow Jones Industrial Average for the year closed at 874; the average cost of a new home in America was $13,050; gas was 30 cents a gallon; a ticket to the movies was $1.25; Dr. Martin Luther King received the Nobel Peace Prize; US Congress authorized the war in Vietnam; the first Ford Mustang was manufactured; the Beatles made their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show; and the ARCA Racing Series, just 12 years old, debuted at Daytona Int’l Speedway marking its first-ever superspeedway appearance. And the rest is … Continue reading

How to Fix a Water Pump

How to Fix a Water Pump

Photo: Some rights reserved by Hacen Dadda Fixing a water pump refers to the process of replacing an essential part of your vehicle’s cooling system. It is one of the least complicated procedures to carry out, as far as auto repairs go, so almost anyone who can operate a wrench can do this on their own. Follow these steps for how to fix a water pump. Steps Confirm that the water pump is nonoperational by examining the functionality of the bearings by manually jostling the fan blade. This applies to fan operated cooling systems. The fan bearing should remain … Continue reading