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Injen/AMSOIL Diesel Air Intake Systems

Have a later model diesel-powered pickup and need more power to haul and tow? One well accepted way to obtain greater horsepower and torque is to install a cold air intake system. As an added benefit these systems can enhance performance with the same or even improved fuel economy. Read More »

Cool Runnin’

TV ads for sports beverages that are formulated to keep your body properly hydrated, while restoring vitamins and minerals that you need to perform properly under hot and demanding conditions, should serve as a reminder that your car is much like the body of a world-class athlete. When sufficiently fueled and fortified with the proper fluids; your car, truck or SUV should get you from the starting block to the finish line, without working up a sweat or stopping for a breather along the way. Read More »

Radiators Caps Are Important Too

While radiator caps look simple and do not cost much, they are critical for a properly Operating cooling system. A faulty cap can result in overheating, loss of coolant or major engine damage, so it is important that it is checked periodically and replaced if necessary. Read More »

Hose Replacement Takes Care of Many Problems

Coolant hoses can certainly wear out in the life span of your vehicle -- in fact, consumers reported in a national survey that two to three times as many radiator hoses failed while driving in their vehicle's fifth year than its fourth. Read More »

Hose Replacement Takes Care of “The Enemy Within”

The average four-year-old car has been driven nearly 70,000 miles, a mileage interval that most technicians believe is the time many parts wear out. Coolant hoses are no exception and the age of the car is a good indicator of when replacement should be considered. Read More »

Give a Good Squeeze to Detect a Bad Hose

Until recently, the most common method of checking engine coolant hose was to visually inspect its outside cover for signs of wear or "ballooning" under pressure. This method is no longer considered completely reliable in light of research that proves most hoses fail from the inside out. Read More »