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Catalytic Converter Failure: 3 Common Causes

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 17:22
A catalytic converter is one of the most critical components in a car's exhaust system. Here are some common signs of catalytic converter failure. The post Catalytic Converter Failure: 3 Common...

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Overfilling Engine Oil: What to Do When There’s Too Much of a Good Thing

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 21:57
Worried about accidentally overfilling engine oil? Don't panic — here's how to get things back on the level without doing damage to your vehicle. The post Overfilling Engine Oil: What to Do When...

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How Does a Car Charging System Work?

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 21:53
Your car's charging system has a hand in nearly everything that happens in your vehicle. Here's a basic look at how the magic happens. The post How Does a Car Charging System Work? appeared first on...

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How to Spot Bad Ball Joints and Bushings: 3 Classic Signs They Need Repair

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 00:14
Ball joints and bushings are the backbone of your vehicle's suspension system. Here's how to deal with them when they start to rattle and wander. The post How to Spot Bad Ball Joints and Bushings: 3...

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4 Engine Break-In Do’s and Don’ts

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 22:53
Engine break-in can be controversial. Don't punish your engine during the break-in period and you'll enjoy better performance over the life of your car. The post 4 Engine Break-In Do’s and...

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Sweet Finishes Ninth & 11th at World Finals

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 21:17
The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season came to an end this weekend following a three-day show at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. Brad Sweet and the No. 49 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet...

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Elliott, No. 24 Team Collect 19th Top-Ten Finish of Season at Texas

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 18:35
Chase Elliott and the No. 24 Hooters team battled from the back of the field to finish eighth in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. Elliott remains in the NASCAR Playoff hunt as...

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Gillliland Clinches Second Straight K&N Pro Series West Championship Title

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 17:22
Todd Gilliland clinched his second consecutive championship in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West on Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park, while his Bill McAnally Racing teammate Derek Kraus...

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5 Common ATV Maintenance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 19:46
If you want to keep your ATV in rideable condition for many years to come, then avoid these 5 ATV maintenance mistakes. The post 5 Common ATV Maintenance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them appeared...

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Car Flood Damage Symptoms: How to Avoid a Lemon

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 16:51
After hurricane season, some unscrupulous sellers will try to scrub the titles of flood-damaged cars. Here's how to check for car flood damage symptoms. The post Car Flood Damage Symptoms: How to...

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What Should My Tire Pressure Be?

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:23
With all the competing information available, do you find yourself asking: What should my tire pressure be? Here's a look at the facts. The post What Should My Tire Pressure Be? appeared first on...

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Understanding Oil Weight: What Do the Numbers on the Bottle Mean?

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 20:21
Choosing the right engine oil weight doesn't have to be complicated. Here's a look at what the numbers on the bottle actually mean. The post Understanding Oil Weight: What Do the Numbers on the...

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5 Alternator Issues and Warning Signs: How to Stay Ahead of a Potential Problem

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 22:28
Don't get caught on the side of the road with alternator issues. Learn how to spot the signs that it's about to fail before it does. The post 5 Alternator Issues and Warning Signs: How to Stay Ahead...

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Early Loss at Las Vegas Leaves Capps Out of Countdown Points Lead

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:47
Ron Capps and Don Schumacher Racing’s NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T Powered by Pennzoil team and crew chief Rahn Tobler could only watch an opportunity to extend their points lead slip away...

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Prestone – Ringbrothers Custom 1972 AMX Javelin Revealed!

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 02:00
SEMA 2017 is here which means the Ringbrothers and Prestone are finally showing the finished 1972 AMX Javelin! Prestone® Products Corporation, the leader in underhood chemicals, unveiled a...

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What Do Fuel Additives Really Do?

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 22:54
You've probably seen the significant shelf space devoted to fuel additives. Here's what they do. The post What Do Fuel Additives Really Do? appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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Elliott Finishes 27th at Martinsville after Late-Race Incident

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 15:06
Chase Elliott led four different times for a total of 123 laps in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. The No. 24 NAPA AUTO PARTS driver ultimately finished 27th after being spun...

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Prestone – Ringbrothers Custom 1972 AMX Javelin Build: Part 7

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:33
The Ringbrothers and Prestone are now turning their attention to the interior of the custom 1972 AMX Javelin build. The stock factory interior was already a fantastic design, so how do Mike and Jim...

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The 5 Most Important Shop Lights You Need for Any Job

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 03:15
Having the proper shop lights for different jobs can make things a lot easier. Here's a look at some lights every shop should have. The post The 5 Most Important Shop Lights You Need for Any Job...

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Brakes Sticking: The Possible Problems and Fixes

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 17:24
Brakes sticking indicate one of two problems: a stuck brake caliper or a failed master cylinder. Here's how to find and address both. The post Brakes Sticking: The Possible Problems and Fixes...

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