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Alternator Technical Advice

Importance of Power Belt Tension

Importance of Power Belt Tension

The tension belt is a pulley-mounted system that is loaded on a spring or pivot point mechanism. This unit is known as the Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS). It supplies tension to engine belts. When functioning the entire system properly keeps the...

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How Does A High Output Alternator Work?

How Does A High Output Alternator Work?

A vehicle comes with a stock alternator from the factory to meet the basic electrical needs of a vehicle. Even though the vehicle comes with an alternator that can fulfill the basic needs of the car such as supplying power for the lights and sound system. However, since the vehicles today are highly upgraded a great alternative to a standard alternator for supplying amps is high output alternator.

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ACDelco High Output Alternator Review

ACDelco High Output Alternator Review

If your engine is not starting or turning over, your car is losing its power battery, your headlights are dimmer than before, your car is making noises or your alternator warning light illuminates, then you are in need of a high output alternator to replace your broken alternator.

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Radiator Technical Advice

TYC 2102 Radiator Review

TYC 2102 Radiator Review

The TYC Jeep Wrangler 1-row plastic aluminum replacement radiator will restore your vehicle’s factory cooling efficiency. TYC radiators are equal to OE construction or number and placement of fluid tubes and cooling fins.

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Fuel System Technical Advice

Chevron Techron Concentrate Plus Fuel System Cleaner Review

Chevron Techron Concentrate Plus Fuel System Cleaner Review

When you drive your cars for a few miles and can hear the engine making sounds and can feel that your car is not as smooth for a drive as it used to be, then the first thought you have is to probably take your car to a mechanic. Based on experience of customers and reviews of experts, we have found that the problem might be the unclean fuel in your tank which is caused by a dirty fuel tank.

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Brake System Technical Advice

Why Are Cold Cranking Amps Important?

Why Are Cold Cranking Amps Important?

Cold Cranking Amps are a rating system developed by the Battery Council International, to state the power a battery has. The cold cranking rating is how long a battery can put out enough power to start your car for 30 seconds at zero degrees Fahrenheit. For some...

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Exhaust System Technical Advice

Dynomax 39510 Dual Exhaust System Review

Dynomax 39510 Dual Exhaust System Review

The Dynomax Super Turbo Muffler Cat-Black Dual Exhaust System has a sleek stainless steel look and a patented flow director design channels exhaust flow and eliminates turbulence. The large internal flow tubes improve exhaust flow and reduce backpressure....

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Free Flowing Exhaust Frees Up Power

Free Flowing Exhaust Frees Up Power

The faster exhaust can get out of your engine, and out of the pipes, the more power you can have in your car. The nature of the internal combustion engine is such that the exhaust system itself inhibits performance to some degree. Race cars often have no mufflers and have a free-flowing exhaust system so they can get the most out of their engines.

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Best Universal Catalytic Converter Review

Best Universal Catalytic Converter Review

Catalytic converters are devices that are installed into the exhaust system of modern automobiles to reduce the level of pollution in the exhaust gas produced by the car. It is built with materials that facilitate chemical reactions changing pollutants like carbon monoxide produced from the exhaust system into carbon dioxide and water before it is released into the atmosphere.

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Automotive Battery Technical Advice

Importance of Power Belt Tension

Importance of Power Belt Tension

The tension belt is a pulley-mounted system that is loaded on a spring or pivot point mechanism. This unit is known as the Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS). It supplies tension to engine belts. When functioning the entire system properly keeps the...

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Do You Need A Jump Pack?

Do You Need A Jump Pack?

A battery jump pack is something you might carry for years and never need, but the one time you do need it, you will appreciate having it. A battery jump pack is essentially a battery charger, or a device to start your car when your battery is dead. People...

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Why Are Cold Cranking Amps Important?

Why Are Cold Cranking Amps Important?

Cold Cranking Amps are a rating system developed by the Battery Council International, to state the power a battery has. The cold cranking rating is how long a battery can put out enough power to start your car for 30 seconds at zero degrees Fahrenheit. For some...

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Thermostat Technical Advice

Starter Technical Advice

Importance of Power Belt Tension

Importance of Power Belt Tension

The tension belt is a pulley-mounted system that is loaded on a spring or pivot point mechanism. This unit is known as the Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS). It supplies tension to engine belts. When functioning the entire system properly keeps the...

Do You Need A Jump Pack?

Do You Need A Jump Pack?

A battery jump pack is something you might carry for years and never need, but the one time you do need it, you will appreciate having it. A battery jump pack is essentially a battery charger, or a device to start your car when your battery is dead. People...

Why Are Cold Cranking Amps Important?

Why Are Cold Cranking Amps Important?

Cold Cranking Amps are a rating system developed by the Battery Council International, to state the power a battery has. The cold cranking rating is how long a battery can put out enough power to start your car for 30 seconds at zero degrees Fahrenheit. For some...