Category Archives: Maintenance

What’s The Driving Force Behind Coolant?

What’s The Driving Force Behind Coolant?

A coolant is a fluid which flows through or around a device to prevent its overheating, transferring the heat produced by the device to other devices that use or dissipate it. An ideal coolant has high thermal capacity, low viscosity, is low-cost, non-toxic, and chemically inert, neither causing nor promoting corrosion of the cooling system. Some applications also require the coolant to be an electrical insulator. Continue reading

How To Prepare Your Car For The Winter Weather

How To Prepare Your Car For The Winter Weather

Whether your city has mild weather in winter or heavy snow, it’s important to prepare yourself and your car so that it’s in top shape when you’re driving and it doesn’t break down or require any repairs. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

How to Tell If There’s Problems With Your Car’s Water Pump

How to Tell If There’s Problems With Your Car’s Water Pump

One of the most important parts of the your car’s cooling system is the water pump. Learn how to diagnose problems, and how to avoid them with this video Continue reading

Replace A Water Pump And Timing Belt – DIY

Replace A Water Pump And Timing Belt – DIY

Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 48 years, shows how you can do a water pump and timing belt replacement on a modern car. Continue reading

How to Boost Your Car’s Horsepower

How to Boost Your Car’s Horsepower

VR-12 keeps the cooling system working at its higher point of performance, which allows the vehicle’s engine to work as it was designed. VR-12 keeps the cooling system protected, thus extending its useful life. VR-12 Re-energize your antifreeze and boost your coolant, allowing it to preserve its qualities. Continue reading

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

How To Repair a Water Pump

How To Repair a Water Pump

Prevent your water pump and the rest of your car’s cooling system from being damaged using VR-12. If you have not done so far then this video may be useful. In this episode the guys from CostexTractorParts will show you how to repair a water pump with the CTP Repair Kits. Continue reading

What car maintenance should an owner do?

What car maintenance should an owner do?

Our first recommendation is the regular use of VR-12 in the monthly maintenance of your car. VR-12 compensates and revitalizes the natural evaporation of additives caused by the constant heating and cooling of the engine. Continue reading

How to Change Radiator Fluid

How to Change Radiator Fluid

Using the VR-12 you extend the life of your coolant, taking care of your car, polluting less, spending less money. However, if you do not use VR-12 is useful to know how to change the coolant of your car. Continue reading