Holley performance carburetors come in two distinct styles, the two barrel and the four barrel. Both configurations can be naturally aspirated or fuel injected and share similar design features pertaining to tuning cams, metering block features, jet positions, fuel float adjustment, accelerator pump
When Nikolaus August Otto invented the first practical internal combustion engine around 1867, he noted an important fact: This thing gets hot. Today, while significant advances have been made in nearly all aspects of the internal combustion engine, the thing still gets hot and it has to be cooled.
No matter what kind of car you own, finding a reputable mechanic can seem like a daunting task. If you are looking for BMW auto repair in Vancouver WA, then you have several options. By ...
The Honda Pilot is a sport-utility vehicle with a towing capacity is 3,500 lbs. for a trailer and 4,500. lbs for a boat. If you try to tow more than the weight specified by Honda Motor Company, you will run the risk of seriously damaging your Honda Pilot. However, if you tow the correct weight and d
Metal flake paint is widely used in automotive painting, both in aftermarket custom painting as well as in original equipment paint from the vehicle manufacturer. Spraying metal flake paint requires a special technique to prevent the flakes suspended within the paint from lying flat on the painted p
The 2008 Prius has a hybrid gas and electric motor, so repairs and maintenance are generally more expensive than its gasoline-only cousins. However, changing a tire on a Prius is the same as changing a tire on just about any other car, and it's one of the few repairs that won't cost you any more tha
There is a preventable tire condition that could kill or cripple you and others, and it can happen on a new tire. A small shift in routine can save your life.
Changing the spark plugs on your Chevy Cavalier can improve your fuel economy, correct misfires and increase the performance of your engine. Spark plug wires that are worn, cracked or have damage on them, can become ineffective and cause the engine in your car to run very poorly. Hard starts, stalli
disque de frein image by Christophe Fouquin from Fotolia.comFront brake pads provide cars with 70 percent of their stopping power. Given their constant use, front brake pads wear out quickly. Brake rotors, or discs, work along with brake pads and, though much sturdier, wear down as well....
So your living room couch has fallen victim to a gooey melted chocolate bar? Don't worry - just follow these steps to clean it up.
Aldan is a manufacturer of custom shock absorbers and coilovers, including shocks that are adjustable. These adjustments allow you to fine tune the ride quality of your car or truck by stiffening or softening the ride of the shock. This allows you to adjust the ride of the car to be soft for daily d
When removing a Chevy camshaft for replacement, new valve lifters should always be included. Used lifters have a wear pattern that seriously reduces the life span of a new camshaft. Removing the camshaft requires removing the timing chain. It is always wise to replace the camshaft sprocket and timin
Your car's interior components (seats, seat belts and other interior components) see dust and dirt, as well as grime buildup. Dust and dirt blows in through your car's windows and collects on the seat belts, center console and car seats. The seat belts also collect dirt fragments from your hands and
Cheap one-day trips to the Bahamas are popular with tourists in Miami.vintage cruise ship at port in nassau, bahamas image by Bo Widerberg from Fotolia.comTravelers heading to south Florida can add another stop to the itinerary by booking a one-day cruise to the Bahamas. Low-cost trips...
Most of us have heard about real carbon fiber, fiberglass or mold release products at some point or the other. Yet, most of us have to admit that when it comes to knowing about these things in some detail, we tend to falter. Contrary to what most people will tell you, one does not really have to be
BMWs are German automobiles renowned for their performance and high-quality engineering. But like any vehicle, BMWs need to be properly maintained in order for them to run reliably. One area that can have problems is the power steering system, which can suffer from leaks in the power steering hoses.
Michelin's X-Ice Xi2 winter tire is the primary challenger to Nokian's dominance of the winter tire market. Has Michelin finally caught up to the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R?
Changing the spark plugs in your 2002 Dodge Neon can create a noticeable improvement in your vehicle's performance. Worn spark plugs can make your car sluggish and can decrease its fuel efficiency. Since all 2002 Dodge Neons come with four-cylinder engines, the process of changing the spark plugs is
Emergency parking brakes used to be engaged when the normal brakes in your vehicle failed. However, this seldom happens in today's vehicles. With the advent of advanced anti-lock brakes and caliper disk brake systems, parking brakes have been relegated to mostly being engaged only when your vehicle
Even the moon buggy may have rough idling issues.cars image by Lucy Clark from Fotolia.comYour car has been running great for years, but recently it has developed a rough idle. The tachometer needle jumps erratically, and the engine surges and wanes. There are some definite causes for the...