Category : Auto Parts & Maintenance & Repairs : Cars & Vehicles

How to Rust Proof

Maintenance
Rust eats away at metal until the structural integrity of the object is lost. Rust-proofing is the best way to keep rust from forming and causing serious damage to your car, boat, tool or furniture. Rust starts very small so it is important to examine any metal object that is often exposed to moistu

Removing Catalytic Converters

Maintenance
Getting Under Your VehicleThe catalytic converter on your vehicle is in a very tight area under your car. If you pay a mechanic to hydraulically lift your vehicle into the air, you might as well pay them to remove the catalytic converter. So simply raise the car yourself by driving your...

How to Lower a Ford Expedition

Maintenance
Lowering your truck or SUV can improve the handling, give it a sportier stance and improve the overall looks. The Ford Expedition is a large SUV that carries a large load, so you have to make sure that the lowering components you use are up to spec. In this case, the project vehicle is a 2002 Ford E

How to Burn an Exhaust Valve

Maintenance
While manufacturers engineer engine valves to withstand their Faustian environment for years on end, even slight spikes in operating temperatures can damage these components. The exhaust valves get the worst of it, since they have to pass thousand-degree gases with only milliseconds of respite to co

How to Troubleshoot Brakes

Maintenance
The difference between having brakes that work properly and brakes that do not work properly can mean life or death. Your brake system is a vital part of your car and deserves immediate attention when something in the brake system is not working as it should. The most-common brake problems can be tr

How To Change A Car Tire?

Maintenance
The procedure involving the changing of a tire of a car is easy to remember but hard for most of us to do as it requires a lot of physical strength. Nevertheless, the knowledge is extremely essential especially if we find ourselves in a situation where no professional help is available in close prox