Appreciating Auto Parts: A Blog of Facts and Ideas

Four Supporting Modifications and Parts You Need To Make Your Truck A True Off-Roader

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Many off-roaders focus their efforts on showy modifications. After all, a lifted suspension, burly mud tires, and extreme bumpers transform the look of your truck into something beastly. While those mods certainly can make your truck more capable off road, there are a few low-key supporting mods and parts you should install to make your ride safer and more reliable when you’re out on the trail. A High-Powered Winch No matter how capable your rig is in the dirt, chances are you’re going to get stuck at some point. Read More»

Why Your Car Warranty May Be at Risk If You Don't Do This

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Automobile manufacturers are quite confident about their product. They know how important it is to create a comfortable, economical and reliable machine, and that people will vote with their cheque book if they’re not happy. For this reason, they typically provide a comprehensive warranty, but they expect the owner to do their part at the same time. This is why preventative maintenance is so important and why that owner needs to present the vehicle for a logbook service as required. Read More»

Here Is a Thorough Discussion About Slack Adjusters

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Slack adjusters are also referred to as brake adjusters. They are an essential component of braking systems installed on trucks. Their purpose is to regulate the distance covered by the air brake before it can apply friction to the truck’s wheels. The distance increases as the driver continues to use the brake. Essentially, the working mechanism of the brakes on a truck begins with the operating rod pushing outwards on the slack adjuster. Read More»

Charging Your car Battery at Home: What you Need to Know

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In most cases, motorists rarely need to charge their car battery at all. When the car is on, the alternator charges your battery and gives it enough power to sustain various components inside your vehicle. However, there are cases where your battery is getting old (typically after five years of use) or may forget to turn off your headlights. Knowing how to recharge your battery at home is a very useful skill to have. Read More»

Essential Tips to Keep in Mind When Replacing a Turbocharger

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Think your car needs a new turbocharger? If so, you want to do the installation on your own. To help you work through the process successfully, take a look at these tips. 1. Always Start With a Thorough Diagnostic To ensure that the turbocharger really needs to be replaced, you should start with a diagnostic of your vehicle. That way, if something else is causing the issue, you can narrow in on that instead, and you can leave the existing turbocharger in place. Read More»