Archivos por mes: septiembre 2017

ARCA: Theriault takes another thriller, wins Crosley 150 at Kentucky

ARCA: Theriault takes another thriller, wins Crosley 150 at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2017) — It was survival of the fittest tonight at Kentucky Speedway. It was also a daring four-wide move that included Austin Theriault on a late-race restart that paid off handsomely for the Fort Kent, Maine driver. In the end, Theriault, in the No. 52 Cross Insurance Ford, held off Sheldon Creed and Zane Smith over a green-white-checker finish to win the wild Crosley Brands 150 Friday night, his seventh ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory of the season. “We had good position on the bottom and could run wide open down there,” said … Continuar leyendo

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 … Continuar leyendo

Learn About ARCA and VR-12.

Learn About ARCA and VR-12.

VR-12 has been declared an Official ARCA Participating Manufacturer. For us this is truly an honor. Continuar leyendo

What Is Coolant/Antifreeze?

What Is Coolant/Antifreeze?

A coolant is a fluid which flows through or around a device to prevent the device from overheating, transferring the heat produced by the device to other devices that either use or dissipate it. Continuar leyendo

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 … Continuar leyendo

Radiators And What They Do

Radiators And What They Do

Photo: Some rights reserved by andrewasmith Radiators are heat exchangers used to transfer thermal energy from one medium to another for the purpose of cooling and heating. The majority of radiators are constructed to function in automobiles, buildings, and electronics. The radiator is always a source of heat to its environment, although this may be for either the purpose of heating this environment, or for cooling the fluid or coolant supplied to it, as for engine cooling. Despite the name, most radiators transfer the bulk of their heat via convection instead of thermal radiation (the main exception to this … Continuar leyendo

Clear Your Radiator Of Air or “Burp” Your Radiator

Clear Your Radiator Of Air or “Burp” Your Radiator

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. Continuar leyendo

Car Cooling System And How It Works

Car Cooling System And How It Works

Explanation of car’s engine cooling system – basic principles anyone can understand, its operation and major components. Shows cross-section diagrams and test equipment in use to troubleshoot failing system. Shows basic thermostat test. Continuar leyendo

ARCA: Late-race charge gives Bell big win at Chicagoland

ARCA: Late-race charge gives Bell big win at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill. (Sept. 14, 2017) — They may not have had the best car, but they had the best strategy. Christopher Bell bolted on four fresh General Tires during the final caution; then, with a bold, bonsai move on the high-side, charged from the eighth starting position to the front over a green-white-checker finish to win the thrilling ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards SCOTT 150 Thursday night at Chicagoland Speedway. Bell, in the No. 25 Venturini Motorsports-Musselman’s Apple Sauce-JBL Toyota, had barely a top-five car but got a big break with 10 laps to go when leader Michael … Continuar leyendo

How to Test Your Thermostat

How to Test Your Thermostat

The video below explains how to test a vehicle’s thermostat with items you can find in your own home. Continuar leyendo