3 Options For Getting Rid Of Old Catalytic Converters

If you have been working on old cars and have a few old catalytic converters on hand, you might be wondering about the best way to get rid of them. There are actually a few different ways of doing so; these are three different options that you can look into. 1. Sell Them Used Someone in your area could be looking for a catalytic converter for a car that they are working on, or they might be looking to gather up a bunch of parts to sell for scrap. Read More 

Hit The Salvage Yard And Fix Up That Old Pickup That’s Sitting In The Weeds

If you've got an old pickup truck sitting in the weeds rusting away but you would like to do something with it, and it still has a decent engine, then you should get started fixing it up. You could make the process of restoring it (or at least getting it into good shape) a project you work at on weekends. It's totally doable on a budget, as long as you know how to source good used auto parts, and are adept at searching salvage yards for the right materials. Read More 

Everything You Need To Change Your Car’s Oil This Weekend

If you're looking to get started working on your car, but have never done any serious automotive work, then you might not be ready to start with something such as rebuilding a transmission or replacing an alternator. However, changing your car's oil is a great way to start learning about your car and working on it. It's something that needs to be done on a semi-regularly basis, so you should learn how to do it anyways and save yourself the cost of bringing the car in to a shop. Read More 

When The Valves In Your Car Cannot Be Reached: How Custom Valves Can Help

There are many cars and trucks on the market with valves in them that are difficult to reach. These valves often require special tools with extension arms to reach them when they need to be opened or released. That means that your mechanic may charge you extra because he or she has to either take apart your vehicle's engine or buy and use specialty tools. Instead, you could bypass these issues with custom valves that did not originally come with your vehicle. Read More 

Slow Engine Turn Over In A Car: What You Should Know

Does it take a while for the engine to turn over when you turn the key in the ignition? The problem can be directly related to the engine itself, but it can also be signs of a deeper problem: your starter motor needs serious repairs. Find out in this article what causes an engine to not turn over efficiently, as well as what a starter motor costs to repair if it is needed. Read More