Archive for August, 2009

OBD Scan Tools

Have you ever visited your mechanic and heard them say that they will "scan" your car or truck? Or have you ever later looked at your mechanic's bill and saw some kind of charge for "diagnostics"? What does that mean? It sounds like something out of Star Trek, doesn't it? Well, mechanics these days, unlike […]

Performance Clutch Kits

Improving the performance of a car is not just a matter of upgrading the engine and wheels. Other components also need to be upgraded if they are to handle the new conditions. This especially applies to the stock brakes and clutch which suffer more from overheating and excessive wearing. A performance clutch kit, often called […]

Wheel Chock

A wheel chock is used to keep a vehicle in place while it is being towed on another vehicle. The wheel chock holds the wheels in place so that there is no movement during the transporting of your vehicle. People who are taking their motorcycles on a road trip will use these safety devices to […]

Magnaflow Performance Exhaust

Equipping a vehicle with high performance parts is something that many people choose to do. The aftercare market of high quality parts has blossomed in recent years as more people are choosing to include these parts on their vehicles for increased performance, looks as well as just plain fun. The Magnaflow performance exhaust is a […]

Windshield Wiper Blades

Windshield wiper blades should be changed as soon as they show signs of wear. Worn blades leave water streaks across the windshield that can impair vision during rain storms and increase the chance of an accident. It only takes a few minutes to change windshield wiper blades, and the only tool needed is a flathead […]

Power Brake Booster

A power brake booster will increase the performance of the breaks on your vehicle, thereby making it much safer and easier to stop. It will give superior braking performance by boosting the pressure as you step on the brake pedal. A power brake booster also will allow for much less foot pressure to be applied […]

Timing Belt

The timing belt connects the crankshaft with one or more camshafts, and it also drives the water pump in many engines. It allows the engine to move the valves while keeping them synchronized with the pistons. It is often called a camshaft belt, or a camshaft chain because some engines use a chain instead. A […]

High Output Alternator

An alternator in an automobile is really an electrical generator that produces an alternating current to power the electrical system in the vehicle when the engine is running. It will also charge the battery on the vehicle. The electrical current that an alternator generates is used for the lights, fan, ignition, radio, etc. A high […]

Mitsubishi Parts

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to go directly to the car manufacturer for Mitsubishi parts, especially if your car is more than a couple of years old. In fact, car manufacturers only produce the steel sheeting that goes on the car and other parts are outsourced. In addition to going to auto part […]


If you want to increase the horsepower and torque of your engine you should add a turbo charger to it so that it will have more horsepower. A turbocharger is a gas driven exhaust turbine that compresses air as it is taken into the engine. When the air is compressed, its density is increased and […]