Archive for December, 2010

12 Volt Electric Winch

A 12 volt electric winch is a battery powered device that has gears that turn a rope or cable around a drum to pull or lift very heavy loads. They are usually installed on tow trucks, passenger or work trucks, off road vehicles, atv’s, boats, jeeps and other types of vehicles. The power to a […]

Aluminum Wheel Cleaner

Aluminum wheels provide a very attractive look to virtually any vehicle. If you own aluminum wheels, it is important to keep them clean in order to keep your car looking good. The dirt that can accumulate on your wheels over time will not only damage the look of your vehicle, but it can damage the […]

Deep Scratch Remover

Nearly every vehicle owner at one time or another has noticed scratches from gravel, other vehicles or a handful of different reasons. Your car can receive pings or scratches from being hit by a small rock that is thrown up when a truck drives over it or from someone in a parking lot who inadvertently […]

Dunlop Tires

Dunlop Tires is a company that is 75 percent owned by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and the remaining 25 percent is owned by Sumitomo Rubber Industries. Dunlop is a British company that sells the Dunlop brand of tires all over the world. The company began back in 1888 with John Boyd Dunlop who invented […]

A/C Evaporator

Vehicle air conditioners have been installed in vehicles since the 1940s. Today’s modern auto air conditioners have computerized automatic temperature controls and a whole lot of other complex technologies being used in them. In the past, any backyard mechanic could recharge the coolant without really needing to take the car into the shop to keep […]

Shock Absorber Struts

Without shock absorber struts, you would be in for a very bumpy ride. Most people do not even realize what a difference shock absorber struts make in the performance of their vehicle. For those who are unsure what they are and how they work you may be interested in finding out more about shock absorber […]

Vacuum Switching Valve

Today’s automobiles are essentially all run by computer. This can be a very useful way to run a car. Computers can help technicians diagnose problems in a car. They can also help make sure that the car is running at peak performance. They can even let the driver know just exactly how many miles per […]

Fiberglass Hood Scoops

When it comes to changing the outside appearance of your car there are many things you can do. Although some changes are easier to make than others, adding a new hood scoop is just one of the ways to give your car a whole new look. Hood scoops give your car a powerful look. They […]

Vehicle Speed Sensor

It has happened to the great majority of us. We are cruising along, perhaps its summer and the windows are down, we are listening to our favorite song and life is good, then uh oh, blue lights. Is there anything worse than that sinking feeling you get when you realize that the police officer behind […]

Slotted Rotors

There has been quite a lot of debate of whether slotted rotors are really superior to drilled rotors. If you want to compare the two then you will first need to know what slotted rotors are and how they work. A slotted brake rotor is designed with slots in the surface. This allows water, gas, […]