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Auto Paint Tips & Tricks

Painting a car is not easy. There is a lot of hard work and time involved to get a nice paint job. There is no substitute for the hard work in preparing a car to be painted, but there are some tips and tricks to help you out along the way.

The Importance of Car Accessories

Investing into car accessories for both the inside and outer part of your vehicle is one of the best things to do if you want to turn your car into a fancier and more luxurious model. In the following lines you will be presented with some really useful information about the options you will get to c

How to Choose a Muffler

Your car's muffler is a crucial component of the exhaust system. The main purpose of a muffler is to quiet (or muffle) the engine sound as it exits the motor. As the sound travels down the exhaust, it enters the muffler and is routed through a series of tubes that control the sound. Not all mufflers

How to Put Antifreeze in a Car

Properly formulated antifreeze is essential to protect an engine against temperature extremes and rust corrosion. Antifreeze should be replaced every 12 months to ensure optimal performance. If the antifreeze in your vehicle is old, dirty or rusty in color, it is time to fill your vehicle's cooling

How to Install the Pipes on a Yamaha Blaster

Yamaha's YFS200 Blaster all-terrain vehicle uses a two-part exhaust pipe to expel spent gases from the machine's two-stroke motor. Attached directly to the motor is a bulbous expansion chamber that tapers to a narrow pipe connected to the muffler. Removing and installing a new set of exhaust pipes o

Specifications for an LT1 Cam

Inside an internal combustion engine, the camshaft, or "cam," rotates to open and close the valves that allow air to enter and exhaust gases to exit the cylinders. It is a long rod with various teardrop-shaped lobes that push against valve lifters to open the valves and pull the valves...

How to Fit a Welding Helmet

Putting on a MIG welding helmet is different than putting on most other headgear, but not by much. The main issues are comfort and safety. You want the hood to fit snug, but not so much that it hurts. And you also want it to fit so that you can see out the window without compromising anything else.

How to Flush a 1992 Toyota Camry Radiator

There are many ways to flush a 1992 Toyota Camry's radiator. One new and popular option is radiator power flushing by a shop that uses a specialized machine. This system replaces over 95 percent of the coolant, a number hard to achieve by any other means. That's not to say a good approach and some k