Three Steps To Restoring An Antique Police Car

Automotive Blog

Car collectors often own cars of many different types from different decades. If you enjoy owning older cars, you may be interested in owning official cars as well. Police cars are some of the most common cars you can find at auction. When a police car is older, it will be retired from the force and have some of its parts removed before it is sold on the consumer market. If you wish to restore a retro police car, here are three things that you may want to find for your new purchase.

1 June 2018

Three Tips For Extending The Life Of Your Commercial Truck Fleet

Automotive Blog

If you own a business that relies on trucks, you likely have a fleet of trucks. Caring a large number of trucks can be challenging due to the unique nature of having a multitude of trucks and drivers. However, it is important that the fleet be properly maintained and cared for to help ensure that your trucks last as long as they are designed to. Here are three tips that can help you properly care for and extend the life of your commercial truck fleet:

10 October 2017

What Is Your Car's Drive Shaft?

Automotive Blog

It takes a lot of moving parts to get your car moving. If you take just one of those parts out of your car, then it isn't going to work. One important part of your car is the drive shaft. Your car's engine produces the energy necessary to get the car moving, but there has to be some way to get that energy from the motor to the wheels so that the car can actually move.

16 June 2017

4-Step Basic Safety Inspection For Your Used Commercial Semi-Truck Before Heading Down The Highway

Automotive Articles

After purchasing a used commercial semi-truck from a place like Arrow Truck Sales, you will need to make sure it is safe for driving on the highway. Before you take it out on the road, use this four-step safety inspection to make sure the vehicle is ready for use. Step 1:  Inspect Any Recaps On The Drive Tires This first step involves making sure any recaps on the drive tires are properly attached.

17 February 2015

In A Fix: 3 Fluids Your Gear Oil Should Never Resemble

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Your car's manufacturer designed the manual gearbox with a series of moving parts, such as ring gears and bearings. These moving parts rely on the fluid, or gear oil, in the reservoir for all of their protection, lubrication and cooling needs. To keep this protective substance in good shape, your car must receive regular fluid changes every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, depending on the make and model you drive. Furthermore, your transmission must have adequate seals that keep water out of the case at all times.

29 January 2015

2 Bad Habits That Can Kill Your Brake Pads

Automotive Articles

As you run errands and shuttle your family around, the last thing you probably have time for is a trip to the auto repair shop to get your brakes fixed. Unfortunately, a few small decisions could wear out your brakes early, which could cost you. Here are two bad habits that can kill those brake pads, and what you can do to change your ways. 1: Left Foot Braking Do you love your standard transmission car?

22 December 2014

Driver Behaviors Commonly Connected With Vehicle Accidents

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If someone you love has caused more than one vehicle collision in a relatively short amount of time, you can assume that individual is probably doing something unsafe while behind the wheel. Maybe the police have determined what the problem is or maybe you're still trying to figure it out, but it's important for that behavior to stop before something even worse takes place. Perhaps showing this person some statistics and behavioral factors connected with automotive collisions might be persuasive.

22 December 2014