How to Change Your Car Air Filter

Replacing the air filter on a car is usually a simple procedure and can be done by most any home DIYer.   Air filters are placed on a engine so it doesn’t pull in dust or any debris that can damage the motor.   Filter replacement depends on the car but is generally done every 15,000 – 30,000… Read More »

1968 Dodge Charger Restoration on the Cheap: #4

It has been awhile since I have updated the progress on the 68 Charger project so I thought I would update the status.   I finally got the 360 bolted up with the Headers which was a pain.   I used the electronic ignition from the donor truck along with the wiring harness to fire it up.  … Read More »

Our Picks for Best Bike Rack for a SUV 2016

Getting the best bike rack carrier for your SUV is not difficult especially with the many available.   There are three types of bikes racks Roof Racks, Hitch Mount Racks, and Trunk Mounted.   Roof Racks Roof racks are a good option but do have a few negatives.   First they add height to a SUV making them… Read More »

How To Revive Old Power Tool Batteries

Reviving old power tool batteries is something we all want, and need to do. These batteries are very expensive and tossing them away can be even more expensive.   There is a life span of these batteries, however we very seldom get to use them for that entire time. When charging and killing these batteries over and over… Read More »

Automotive Computer Overview Vehicles Pre-1995: Part 1

Among the different car manufacturers, vehicle models, and years, made before 1995 there are many different computerized engine control systems. Although there are significant differences between the various systems, when compared they are actually more alike than different.   COMMON FEATURES Computers The comprehensive automotive computer is a small, highly reliable, solid-state digital computer protected inside a metal… Read More »

Basic Automotive Air Condition Theory

  This is an introduction to the basics of automotive air conditioning service and repair. The place to start, of course, is with the basics – and in air conditioning, it is extremely important that you understand the principles behind what makes an air conditioning system work. This basic knowledge will be applied throughout all phases of air… Read More »

Automotive Air Conditioning

Refrigeration and air conditioning are not discoverers of the twenty first or even the twentieth century. Simple forms of refrigeration and air conditioning were in use twelve thousand years ago.   Although these early systems were crude by today’s standards, they served the same purpose as modern units.   Many aspects of modern life were made possible only… Read More »