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10.06.2009 · Posted in Shopping and Fashion

No matter how good an air compressor is, it can't do all jobs. Compressors have different sizes and levels of power. In order to figure out which air compressor is right for you, you first need to determine the power requirements for your air tool. Once you've done that, then make sure to choose an ...

Top 10 Automotive Myths

09.23.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Myth #1: Brake dust is the reason my brakes are squeaking. Fact: Squeaky Brakes is never caused by brake dust. Brake Dust is caused by simple using your brakes and the brake pad (or brake shoe) wearing down over time. Some of the brake pad/shoe will show up on the brake rotor (or drum) as ...

Top 10 Automotive Myths

09.23.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Myth #1: My brakes squeak because of brake dust. Fact: Brake dust is caused by brake pads (or brakes shoes) wearing down on the rotor or drum. Small particles of the brake pad/shoe gather on the rotor or drum in the form of brake dust. However, this duct is never the cause of squeaky brakes. ...

How to Change Spark Plugs

09.16.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Recently, I was encouraged to get my spark plugs changed when a friend of mine was looking over my car. It made me start to wonder what exactly spark plugs do, and the whens and whys of changing them. Here are some things to help anyone else who is wondering the exact same thing. ...

Axles 101

09.16.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

When your car feels a little different or is making different noises it is usually trying to tell you that it needs some work done on it. It's always smart to look into the problem right away because the longer you drive while the noise goes on the more damage could happen to your car. ...

Vehicles Safety and Emissions

08.26.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

My husband is from California and I'm from Utah, and just the other day we tried to figure out if we needed to get safety and emissions this year or not. We spent a good amount of time arguing before we decided to look it up and find out. Since safety and emission testing is ...