Why You May Want To Convert The Front Drum Brakes On Your Car Or Truck To Disc Brakes


Classic cars and trucks often came from the factory with drum brakes on the front, and while they were fine when manufactured, they may not be sufficient now. For owners of classic cars that have added larger engines for more power and updated the transmission and rear end gears to give the vehicle more acceleration, stopping it also needs to be addressed. A front disc brake conversion kit can be the best way to do that.

16 September 2021

The Advantages Of Buying Car Parts From A Used Auto Part Distributor


If you are the owner of a busy mechanic's shop, you need to keep your costs as low as possible for your customers. They do not want to pay exorbitant costs to get their cars fixed. If you inflate your prices, you could lose their business. To keep your prices as low as possible, you can use pre-owned refurbished components in your customers' repairs. You can get the parts that you need to provide low-cost services to your customers from a used auto part distributor.

10 December 2020

Options For Disposing Of Your Unwanted Vehicle


For those that are needing to dispose of an unwanted vehicle, there are many options available. However, some car owners will simply assume that this will always mean placing an ad in the classifieds or otherwise having to find a buyer for their vehicle on their own. This is not necessarily the case. Here are three ways you can dispose of your unwanted vehicle. Trade The Vehicle If you know that you are going to be buying a new car in the near future, it can be worth it to check as to whether you can trade the vehicle towards this purchase.

27 November 2019

3 Tips To Help You Declutter Your Garage


If you're lucky enough to live in a house with a garage, you know what a useful space it can be. You can use your garage to shelter your car from the elements, and it can even become a work space for various projects. Of course, garages are also a fine source of extra storage space. Unfortunately, your garage can get cluttered over time. If your garage is feeling cramped and stuffed full of junk, here are three tips to help you declutter:

6 February 2019

Dealing With An Old Junk Car And Saving Or Making Money On Cleaning Up The Mess


Having an old junk car around your property is something that may give you a mess to deal with. In the past, the common solution was to just have an old car hauled off. Paying for someone to remove a car is costly. Instead of paying to have the junk car removed, you can make money with your old car. Here are some tips to help turn a junk car removal project into extra cash for your bank account:

14 March 2017

Protecting The Rubber Hoses In Your Vehicle From Premature Wear


If you own a vehicle, you most likely have a routine in place for the maintenance of the main components that help it run properly. One portion of the vehicle that some people overlook is the maintenance of any rubber hoses used to transfer liquid or air to other parts of the machine. Here are a few steps you can take to ensure hoses used within your vehicle last for as long as possible.

5 January 2017

What To Do With A Failed Classic Car Restoration


Restoring classic cars is a hobby for many people across the country. These cars are throwbacks to bygone eras and many get enjoyment from making them roadworthy again. However, sometimes this is just not feasible. Some classic cars cost too much money to get running again while others are just too damaged. Recouping the investment in these cases can be difficult. When a classic car project becomes a junk car, there are a few ways to get some money back.

29 September 2016

Drive with Your Transmission in Mind


Taking care of your transmission involves far more than maintenance. While maintenance is an important part of the equation, how you drive your vehicle has a lot to do with the condition of your transmission. With routine maintenance and proper driving habits, you can avoid malfunctions and extend the life of your transmission. Failing to Inflate Tires Tires play a very important role, even when it comes to your transmission. When your tires are properly inflated, they take some of the load off of your transmission when it comes to helping your vehicle move.

14 July 2016

How To Check Your Car Before You Go On A Trip


Before you set out to go on a road trip, it is always a good idea for you to look at the systems of your car that tend to have problems and that are the easiest for you to troubleshoot on your own. By taking a few moments to thoroughly go over your car, you can save yourself the trouble of ending up broken down on the side of the road or needing to have repairs taken care of while you are in the middle of a trip.

12 February 2016

3 Tips That Will Help You Save Money On Parts For DIY Car Repairs


If you are a handy person, there may be a lot of repairs that you do yourself. This may include car maintenance, such as changing the oil and doing minor repairs. Knowing how to get the best prices on your parts can help you extend these savings. Here are some tips that will help you save when you are looking for auto parts for your DIY car repairs: 1. Rebuild Your Old Parts By Replacing Worn Pieces

12 February 2016