Category Archives: Maintenance

What You Need To Watch Out For Regarding Your Car’s Water Pump

What You Need To Watch Out For Regarding Your Car’s Water Pump

Water pumps typically fail one of two ways: the shaft seal starts to leak, or the impeller inside breaks, comes loose or the blades erode and wear down (which is more of a problem with pumps that have plastic impellers). Continue reading

The Pressure Cap And What It Does

The Pressure Cap And What It Does

When the pressure inside the cooling system increases above its psi rating, the pressure cap releases some of the coolant into the overflow tank. It does this by use of a spring loaded valve. Once enough coolant has exited the system to reduce the pressure, the valve closes again. Continue reading

How To Change Your Radiator’s Valve

How To Change Your Radiator’s Valve

Changing a radiator valve on your car can be hard and dirty work. However, if you follow these steps carefully, there should be no problems replacing the valve. Continue reading

10 Best Race Car Maintenance Tips

10 Best Race Car Maintenance Tips

I thought I would take a couple minutes and talk about my top ten list of the most important and most overlooked maintenance items to get done before you go to the track. Continue reading

Internal combustion engine cooling

Internal combustion engine cooling

Internal combustion engine cooling uses either air or a liquid to remove the waste heat from an internal combustion engine. For small or special purpose engines, air cooling makes for a lightweight and relatively simple system. Continue reading

Tips To Solve An Engine Overheating

Tips To Solve An Engine Overheating

The best way to keep your car properly is to avoid problems. Use VR-12 and avoid engine overheating. However, if you have not yet used VR-12, these tips can be useful. Continue reading

How to Find That Sneaky Coolant Leak In Your Cooling System

How to Find That Sneaky Coolant Leak In Your Cooling System

Sometimes we know we have coolant leaking from under the hood of our but it’s hard to pinpoint exactly where it’s coming from. Take a look at this video for some tips on how to locate the leak and fix it right away! Continue reading

Best Tools To Keep At Home For Car Maintenance

Best Tools To Keep At Home For Car Maintenance

It’s one of the most important things whenever you want to fix anything in your car -> Tools! Continue reading

How To Correctly Clean Your Radiator

How To Correctly Clean Your Radiator

In order to clean radiators, use a bug cleaner and soapy water before washing it off with a hose or pressure washer. Continue reading

How Racing Cooling Systems Are different

How Racing Cooling Systems Are different

VR-12 recently announced the release of its new product the VR 12 Racing Coolant, which will be available to all racing competitors. Continue reading