For those looking to make their ride stand out, exhaust modifications are a popular approach. By replacing a vehicle’s stock exhaust with an aftermarket system, drivers can tune a car’s exhaust note until it’s music to their ears. This type of modification can lend a vehicle a distinctive roar that sets it apart just as […]
Don’t Toss Old Tires, Oil, or Other Parts in the Trash!
Whether you’re new to working on your vehicle or you’ve been repairing cars for many years, we all struggle sometimes with knowing what to do with old parts after a repair or replacement job. It can be tempting to just toss an old tire into the trash, especially if it’s damaged, but you’re much better […]
Which Is Which: Is an Exhaust and a Muffler the Same Thing?
For many drivers, the underside of their vehicle is somewhat of a mystery. Even the average DIY enthusiast won’t spend much time under their car outside of oil changes. Therefore, it’s only reasonable that drivers would have questions about the parts of a vehicle and how they work. One excellent question many drivers have is […]
What You Need to Know About Catalytic Converters
The catalytic converter is the most important part of your car’s emissions control system. While it isn’t strictly necessary for your vehicle to function, it is critical for reducing harmful emissions. Most of the time, you will never need to think twice about it as catalytic converters are designed to last for the life of […]
An Exhaust Troubleshooting Guide for the DIYer
There are few things more alarming than a vehicle releasing smelly, smoky fumes, but when is a problem serious enough to warrant calling a professional? Diagnosing exhaust issues at home can save you a lot of time and money, so keep an eye, nose, or ear out for warning signs. Check things out for yourself […]
Car Care 101: All About Your O2 Sensor
Part of the joy of working on your own vehicle is learning about the different components and parts in it and then discovering how beautifully they all work together, every moment you’re driving, to make your car function. One part that most people never really think about is the O2 sensor – that’s “O” as […]
Everything You Need to Know about Car Exhaust Systems
Hello there! If you’re reading this, then you probably saw that title and thought, “Hey, I’d like to know more about my car’s exhaust system and how it works.” Good for you! If GI Joe taught us anything, it’s that knowledge is power (and that bad guys in jets always have ejector seats). The exhaust system […]