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Why Do I Need an Oil Filter Change?

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 23:38
Your oil filter does a lot to prevent damage to your engine. Here's a look at how it works and what happens when you don't get an oil filter change. The post Why Do I Need an Oil Filter Change?...

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Sweet Grabs a Pair of Top-Ten Finishes

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:35
Brad Sweet and the No. 49 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet / NAPA AUTO PARTS team finished third at Salina Highbanks in Salina, Okla., on Saturday, and eighth at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on...

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Elliott Advances in Playoffs after Top-Five Finish at Kansas

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 17:58
Chase Elliott captured his fourth top-five finish in six NASCAR Cup Series Playoff races to advance to the Round of 8 beginning next weekend. Elliott started 14th in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Round...

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Fall Motorcycle Safety: How Saccadic Masking Makes Drivers Miss Motorcycles

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 19:44
It's time to brush up on fall motorcycle safety. Drivers need to take special care to look for motorcycles, as the brain can make shortcuts that mask them. The post Fall Motorcycle Safety: How...

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Garage Lighting Like the Pros: How to Stay Lit and Stay Safe

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 17:41
Garage lighting keeps you safe and makes automotive projects that much easier. Check out these lighting options for your home garage. The post Garage Lighting Like the Pros: How to Stay Lit and Stay...

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Car Won’t Start! Alternator or Battery?

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:41
A car that fails to start can seriously hamper your plans and day-to-day life. Here's a guide to finding the culprit: alternator or battery. The post Car Won’t Start! Alternator or Battery?...

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Redlining a Car: 3 Common Automotive Myths Debunked

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:25
Your engine's redline is not something to be feared. Here are 3 myths about what redlining a car does to your engine. The post Redlining a Car: 3 Common Automotive Myths Debunked appeared first on...

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Understanding Your Oil Drain Plug

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:52
A leaky oil drain plug can make a mess in your driveway, but check out our tips for dealing with this important and inexpensive fix. The post Understanding Your Oil Drain Plug appeared first on NAPA...

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Your Rear Car Defroster: How Does It Work and How Can You Repair It?

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:27
Your rear car defroster is a lot more sensitive to damage than the one up front. Here's how to repair yours at home. The post Your Rear Car Defroster: How Does It Work and How Can You Repair It?...

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The Importance of Having Spare Keys

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:39
Spare keys are required should you get locked out of your car. Here are a few other benefits of keeping a spare. The post The Importance of Having Spare Keys appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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Elliott Finishes 16th after Late Accident while Battling for the Race Lead

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:29
Chase Elliott led three different times for a total of 26 laps in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. The No. 24 NAPA AUTO PARTS driver’s race ultimately ended with a...

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Sweet Finishes Fourth at Port Royal Speedway

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:14
Brad Sweet and the No. 49 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet / NAPA AUTO PARTS team captured a fourth-place finish on Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa. After qualifying third, Sweet would...

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Capps Advances to 12th Final Round of Season, Holds Points Lead

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:00
Reigning NHRA world champion Ron Capps drove his NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car into his 12th final round in 22 events of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series on Sunday at the Texas...

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Gilliland Leads as all BMR Drivers Finish in Top Five at All American Speedway

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:38
Todd Gilliland led the way among Bill McAnally Racing drivers as the trio all finished in the top five at All American Speedway on Saturday night in the Toyota NAPA AUTO PARTS 150 presented by TriCo...

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Torsion vs. Spring Axles

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 23:37
Selecting the right style of suspension for your trailer is a matter of picking torsion vs. spring. Each has different characteristics, so which is best? The post Torsion vs. Spring Axles appeared...

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The 5 Best Automotive Hand Tools to Stock in Your Garage

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 17:14
The best automotive hand tools take all the frustration out of your projects. Here are our recommendations for what should be in your toolbox. The post The 5 Best Automotive Hand Tools to Stock in...

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Clutch Maintenance: 3 Things to Remember to Keep Your Clutch Healthy

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 17:50
Keeping up to date with clutch maintenance will add miles to the life of your driveline — here's how you can do it. The post Clutch Maintenance: 3 Things to Remember to Keep Your Clutch Healthy...

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A Guide to MAP Sensor Cleaning

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 22:58
MAP sensor cleaning may be necessary to correct poor fuel economy, rough idle, stalling on acceleration or a check engine light. Here's how to get started. The post A Guide to MAP Sensor Cleaning...

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What Is a Carburetor Float?

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:00
The carburetor float needle, moved by the carburetor float, maintains the fuel level in the float chamber and controls fuel flow to the engine. The post What Is a Carburetor Float? appeared first on...

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Prestone – Ringbrothers Custom 1972 AMX Javelin Build: Part 5

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 22:39
The Ringbrothers and Prestone have teamed up to build a 1972 AMX Javelin that breaks all the rules. In fact, breaking the rules of car building is what got Mike Ring and Jim Ring into the custom car...

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