There are many small pickup trucks that have plenty of room for larger engines that they wear not originally designed for, but some modifications need to be done. You will need to make adjustments to install a larger V8, transmission, and drivetrain in your truck. The following tips will help you prepare your mini truck for the installation of a larger V8 engine and transmission: 1. Beef Up the Front and Rear Suspension to Support the Extra Engine Weight
17 July 2019
Getting into an accident on the road is never ideal. The damage it leaves behind may cause you a lot of stress. Fortunately, collision repair shops exist today to get your vehicle back to looking like it did prior to the accident. There may be several of these shops in your area, but you can make the right selection thanks to these search tips. Gather Multiple Quotes You will probably receive different estimates for how much it will cost to fix your vehicle.
13 June 2019
If you noticed some rust spots around the wheel well or another area of your vehicle, then it's important you understand why the rust is forming, how to remove it, and how to prevent future rust formation. To this end, here's everything you need to know about auto body rust. What Exactly Is Rust? When iron is exposed to oxygen, it oxidizes and forms iron oxide. Iron oxide is commonly referred to as rust.
21 May 2019
Owning a car means that at some point, you are going to need to receive some type of auto services. While many of the problems are mild, some problems may be more severe and require immediate attention. When it comes to your car, one of the first signs of a problem is unusual smells, especially smells that resemble a type of food. If you smell something unusual in your car, it can be a sign of a serious mechanical problem or it could simply mean that there is spilled food in the car and have a mildew problem.
19 April 2019
Misinformation about caring for an automobile can lead to vehicle owners accidentally causing sizable damage to their vehicles. Unfortunately, some car owners may not take the time to learn about the truth concerning the more common myths and assumptions that concern automotive maintenance and repair. Myth: High-Quality Shock Absorbers Are Only Useful For Those That Drive Off-Road The suspension system for the car is essential for providing you with a smooth ride.
12 March 2019
When most owner-operators hear the words "truck maintenance," they immediately think about their tractor and its engine, transmission, etc. However, very few drivers think about the trailer portion of their truck and its own needs for maintenance, as well. If you have been servicing your tractor on a regular schedule but haven't done the same for your trailer, then it's time for an in-depth inspection and perhaps some repairs. Though your trailer should be professionally inspected by a mechanic at a heavy truck repair services shop, you should follow each of these tips while you are waiting for an open appointment:
31 January 2019
When vehicle owners encounter problems with their cars, they can be unsure of what exactly is occurring and how they should address it. Considering the sizable safety risks along with the costs of repairing serious vehicle damage, knowing how to respond to routine problems can be an important skill for anyone that owns a motor vehicle. Why Is the Vehicle Suddenly Riding Roughly? A vehicle that has a rough ride can be extremely unpleasant to use.
3 December 2018
When you have a vehicle, it is very important to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that the transmission is starting to have some trouble. This way, you will hopefully be able to spot the signs that indicate that you need to take your vehicle to a transmission repair shop, such as AAA Commercial Transmission. The sooner you can get the transmission repaired, the less likely it is that you are going to be stranded on the side of the road from a failed transmission.
22 October 2018
Two of the things that you have to do when it comes to staying on top of your regular car care is to look after for your tires and brakes. There is more that you should be doing to your tires and brakes than many people realize, and this leaves a lot of them experiencing tire issues that can be avoided with proper care. And, it can cause someone to need to replace all of their tires before they would have otherwise had to.
6 September 2018
If you are doing an auto restoration, classic cars often have the problem that they were manufactured before auto safety glass was invented. This can make restoration challenging when you need to repair or replace the glass in your classic car. Here are some auto glass repair tips to give your car modern safety glass and prevent problems: 1. Updating Old Glass with Safety Films to Keep Your Car All-Original
6 August 2018