Two Auto Battery Care Tips

Your car's battery is essential for allowing the vehicle to operate, and while this is one of the most important parts of a vehicle, it is common for individuals to be unsure of how to care for their car battery. This can result in the battery suffering a failure or developing extensive damage over the course of time. To avoid these risks, you should make sure to do the following two tasks at least once a month for your car. Read More 

Replacing Your Clutch And Transmission? Should You Purchase New Or Go The Salvage Route?

If you've recently been surprised by the sensation of a "mushy" clutch when shifting, or occasionally feel your transmission lurch and shudder when transitioning from one gear to another, you may be concerned you're facing an expensive clutch and transmission repair or replacement. Fortunately, with recent declines in the price of steel, aluminum, and other metals (and a corresponding decline in the scrap value of older vehicles), auto salvage yards have never been fuller. Read More 

Good Gift Ideas for a Mechanically Inclined Person

If you are looking for a good gift for someone in your life that likes to do a lot of odd jobs around the house or who spends time doing work on their own cars, then you should consider getting them tools or other equipment that can help make their projects easier. Consider some of the tools and equipment listed here as possible gift ideas for them. A work bench Read More 

What Every Truck Driver Should Keep In Their Semi Truck In Case Of A Breakdown

Every truck driver should have some ability to repair their truck in the event of a breakdown. These tools and useful items can help make that possible. Tire Pump, Patch Kit and Tire Gauge  If your tire goes flat along the side of the road, these tire-repair tools may enable you to re-inflate the tire just enough to get to civilization. As an alternative, you can also buy an all-inclusive tire repair kit. Read More 

What Is A Flooded Engine?

As a car owner, the last thing you'd want your car to have an issue with is the engine. Hearing the words 'flooded engine' may make you think you're in for an expensive fix, but the answer can be much more simple than that. This is a common problem, especially for cars that have carburetors. Learning a few simple tricks can save you and maybe your car if you're ever in a pinch. Read More