How Long Does a Timing Belt Last?

Like with so many other parts that make up your car’s engine, the timing belt is extremely crucial to the running of your vehicle. The timing belt can be found in your car’s engine, and it has the important job of synchronizing the rotation of the camshaft and the crankshaft.  If these two shafts do … Read more

Can You Run A Car Without A Battery

Have you ever been driving along the highway and had a sudden thought about your car and its inner mechanics? It is completely normal to wonder what would happen if certain elements of your car were to stop working.  Some things are obvious, such as if your windows smash or if your tire falls off. … Read more

What Should You Do If You Have A Tire Blowout?

What Does Owl Mean On Tires

A tire blowout is something that a lot of people dread, especially if you’ve never experienced one before or you have just got your license. Although a blowout can be a little scary, there are some steps that you should follow to ensure that you keep yourself and others safe on the road.  How do … Read more

How to Remove House Paint from Car

How to Remove House Paint from Car

While some people may think that house paint is something that will very rarely mix with your car, it’s surprisingly common for your car to come into contact with house paints. From a spilled tin of paint within your boot when you have to slam on the brakes, to paint splatter when you park your … Read more

How Much Does It Cost to Fix a Radiator?

There’s nothing worse than unexpected car problems. They’re often expensive to fix and might leave you without your car for a couple of days.  One of the main problems when it comes to cars is that most of us don’t understand our cars well enough to prevent problems or to catch them early. Often we … Read more

How Long Do Drum Brakes Last?

An essential part of any vehicle is the brakes. They are as vital a component as the accelerator or the engine and incredibly important for safety. Drum brakes are no different from regular brakes. They complete the exact same job of applying pressure to the wheel cylinders and actively slow the speed that the vehicle … Read more

How Many Axles on a Car?

On standard civilian cars, there will be 2 sets of axles. One is located at the front of the car connecting the 2 front wheels, and the other at the back connecting the 2 rear wheels. Stretch limousines will often have 3 sets of wheels and therefore will contain 3 sets of axles. Axles are … Read more

How To Do A Burnout In An Automatic

If you feel like it’s going to work, do it. If it doesn’t, get out as quick as you can – Richard Rawlings Hot rodding folklore and muscle car mythology have sold the wholesale idea that you can’t really do much of anything in an automatic car except slip it into drive and head toward … Read more

What Is Limp Mode?

As a car owner, you will be well aware that things can often go wrong. Cars are just big machines so it’s unsurprising that throughout their lifetime they will encounter errors. But as well as errors, vehicles also have fail-safes. These protect our cars from further damage, but they do not fix the problem. Today … Read more

What Does V6 Mean?

It’s a massive motor in a tiny lightweight car – Carol Shelby Humans are endlessly fascinated by, and addicted to, speed. Modern history has been partially shaped by our need to go further and faster than we ever could and to reach toward and break through the land, air, and water speed records that we … Read more