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5 Signs You Need New Hose Fittings

Do you know when to replace your hose fittings? Turns out, a yes response to this question is critical to keeping a hose assembly and the overall vehicle in good working order. If your answer to the question is no, you may want a refresher. Discover some of the most blatant signs that indicate it's time to replace your an hose fittings. New Assembly For the most part,

Local Restrictions to Consider Before Buying A Junk Car To Work On

An old, junky car is a perfect testing ground for repair techniques when you're learning how to fix or restore a vehicle. A real challenge is working on an actual junked car -- not just an old one that barely stays on the road, but one that just doesn't run. Depending on where you live, though, you might have to meet a few requirements to ensure that you actually can

Three Ways To Modify Your Classic Chevy to Make it Handle Like a Modern Muscle Car

American muscle cars have come a long way in terms of performance. While they were once considered one-trick ponies, only competent in straight-line drag races, modern muscle cars offer handling, braking, and fuel economy on par with most competing sports cars in their price range. However, there's still something undeniably special about driving a classic muscle car

Pull It! A Junkyard Parts Primer

If you're like most people who do their own automotive work, your first instinct when replacing a part on your car is to stop by the local auto shop or your friendly dealership and order whatever it is that you might need. This has the advantage of being quick and convenient, but it's also usually pretty costly. Buying from the local automotive store can also be a rol

3 Great Tips For Keeping Your Car's Engine In Great Condition

The engine is one of the most expensive parts in your car to fix. As such, you need to take proper care of it so that these repairs are not a regular occurrence. This won't be challenging if you remember these maintenance tips. 1. Replace Engine Oil at the Correct Intervals  No engine would be complete without engine oil. It's designed to lubricate your engine an