Mark Hartman, known as the G.O.B. on the boards, is in the process of restoring, or, as he likes to call it, “Resto-Modding”, a 1963 Chevrolet Impala station wagon. However, it isn’t your typical Impala wagon….
How to plug a tire Time required: About 20 minutes Material cost: ~$10 Difficulty: 2 (very simple to do, you just might need some body strength) Tools needed: Pliers, cutters of some sort (diagonal, scissors, etc), tire plug kit (obtainable just about everywhere automotive products are sold. I think I got mine at wal mart). […]
This may work on other cars as well, but I’ve only tested it on the Z32. The inside of the projector lens on the Z32 low beams gets dirty over time. If they’ve never been cleaned, that’s 15+ years of dirt and grime reducing your light output. Here’s a simple method to restore light to […]
More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Motor Oil Choosing the best motor oil is a topic that comes up frequently in discussions between motorheads, whether they are talking about motorcycles or cars. The following article is intended to help you make a choice based on more than the advertising hype. Oil companies provide […]
Tips on What Color is Right for Your vehicle and Storage Needs Available Colors Car covers are offered in an array of colors, but picking the right hue isn’t solely a matter of personal taste. Here are a few tips and points of reference to help you with your choice. If you live in a […]
Overview So why do people use synthetic motor oils rather than sticking with the old petroleum based stand-bys which are admittedly cheaper? 1. Let’s start with the cost per quart issue. Synthetic motor oils ARE more expensive at purchase. However, these oils last longer, requiring fewer oil changes. As a synthetic motor oil outlasts several […]
Before spending your money on an aftermarket filter, let’s debunk the misleading and incomplete information about filtering and horsepower in the sales literature.
What you’ll need (more or less – it’s what I’ve found works the best for me after 7 years of car detailing.) Washing Dawn – Dishwashing Detergent Meguiar’s – Gold Class Car Wash Shampoo Car Wash Mitt Meguiar’s – Hot Rims Wheel Cleaner Wheel Cleaning Brush Drying California Dry Blade Meguiar’s – Ultimate Chamois Waxing […]
By: dr-rjp I just uploaded a video I made on how to use Deep Creep (made by SeaFoam) to clean out your engine. Check it out: http://videos.streetfire.net/v…f.htm
I updated this article to include new info regarding a glazing step (which made a much bigger difference than I thought it would). Article begins below: OK… so, a detailed walk through of how I have been detailing my car. To start with, I used Chopps excellent detailing write up as my basis. IN fact, […]