Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Keeping Tail Lights Clean on the Inside

Even if a vehicle is immaculately spotless, it will still have a dirty appearance if the tail lights are dirty. It might seem like an easy fix to quickly clean the tail lights, but oftentimes the dirt and grime is on the inside of the tail lights, making it much more difficult to clean. You may […]

What does the V stand for in V6?

Many car manufacturers and mechanics talk about V6 engines and their pros/cons. The engines are installed in millions of cars and are known to be weaker than the common V8 engine. However, V6 engines are not the weakest engines available in cars and can actually provide vehicles with impressive power. The V in the term […]

Can Water be Used Instead of Windshield Washer Fluid?

Formulated to remove grime and bugs, windshield washer fluid is a mixture of solvent, detergent and antifreeze agents. Used in conjunction with a pump and windshield wipers, washer fluid can be sprayed onto the windshield when the vehicle is in motion or stationary. Sold in various formulas, all washer fluids have some type of antifreeze agent, […]

Wheel Alignment: Toe In vs. Toe Out

The tires that are on an automobile are actually attached to the vehicle with a complex network of suspension components that keep the wheels facing the correct direction. The general direction of the tires when measured in relation to the body of the car is known as the wheel alignment. Many different factors can change the […]