Archive for January, 2009

Engine Knock Sensor

Most people don't know that they have an engine knock sensor on their vehicle, unless of course they have had issues with engine knocking and then they learn all about what causes engine knock, what is sounds like, and even what their vehicle does when there is engine knock. The purpose of the engine knock […]

Serpentine Belt

The serpentine belt is used in a lot of cars and it gets its name from the way it winds itself through the car, much like a snake would wind itself around something. A serpentine belt is simply a belt that is continuous and is used to drive many different devices or parts of a […]

Wide Angle Mirror

Depending on the type of vehicle you drive or where you drive, you may benefit from the installation of a wide angle mirror. A wide angle mirror can help give you the vision field that you need to safely maneuver when backing up, when driving in tight spaces, parking, or even when you are pulling […]

Car Air Conditioner Compressor

If you have a vehicle and you live in a climate where you need an air conditioner as you go down the road, you will be counting on, in large part, the air conditioning compressor to do its job. The air conditioning compressor is often referred to as the heart of the air conditioning system […]

Engine Head Gasket

If you've been told that you have to have your engine head gasket replaced you may not even be sure what this means, you just know that you are going to have to pay for what could be a costly repair, depending on your vehicle and your mechanic. A head gasket is something that is […]

Alpine Car Audio Equipment

Alpine car audio is one of the biggest names in the business. If you are looking for car audio equipment that will be worth the investment and allow you to get the quality sound that you are looking for, Alpine car audio components are a great purchase. When you start shopping for Alpine car audio […]

Car Air Filter

A car air filter is a device that purifies the air that enters into the combustion engine of the car. It removes the pollutants from the air such as dirt particles, pollens grain, mold and other such substances and makes the air free from particulate impurities. If these particulate impurities are allowed to remain in […]

All Terrain Tires

All terrain tires are tires that are needed by those who go off road or have an all terrain vehicle. There are many different types of these tires on the market today and it can be difficult to discern which are the right tires for your vehicle. Do you really need the most expensive set […]

Control Arm Bushing

Most people have never heard of a control arm bushing, but when the control arm bushing has gone bad or needs to be replaced on your vehicle chances are you will know it and suddenly you will become very familiar with the name as well as the purpose of the part. It's important to differentiate […]

Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

How often do you put air in your tires and actually use a tire pressure gauge to ensure that your tires are inflated properly. Most of us just sort of "eye it" and we fill the tire until it looks like the others. In theory this is an acceptable way to pump your tires up […]