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Elliott, No. 24 Team’s Day Ends Early at Indianapolis

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 15:43
A promising start to Chase Elliott and the No. 24 NAPA AUTO PARTS team’s run in the 24th annual Brickyard 400 was cut short due to an engine issue. Elliott started 16th in Sunday afternoon’s race at...

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How Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Work?

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 19:09
Hydrogen fuel cell cars are relatively new, and availability is restricted to California. Here's a look at the science that makes them possible. The post How Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Work?...

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How to Drill Metal: A Beginner’s Guide

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 16:54
If you're a dedicated DIYer, sooner or later you're going to have to drill something. Here's a quick and dirty guide to how to drill metal. The post How to Drill Metal: A Beginner’s Guide...

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Car Air Conditioning Peak Performance Check

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:31
While serious car air conditioning diagnosis and repair should be left to the professionals, here are a few simple ways to improve A/C efficiency at home. The post Car Air Conditioning Peak...

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Know-How Notes: Common Radiator Failures

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:08
With summer on the horizon, we start thinking about road trips and summer drives with family and friends. You make sure the luggage is packed, the oil is changed, and the tires are aired up, but what...

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Road to Race Day – Behind The Scenes of NASCAR: Teaser

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:44
Complex Networks, Film 45, Markay Media, and NASCAR champions Hendrick Motorsports have teamed up on an original eight-part documentary series that journeys deep inside the teamwork, sophistication...

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Fuel Injection System 101

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:06
A fuel injection system requires the harmony of many different parts and sensors all working together to optimize efficiency and power in your engine. The post Fuel Injection System 101 appeared...

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Brad Sweet Finishes on Podium Three Straight Nights

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:29
Brad Sweet closed the gap on World of Outlaws points leader Donny Schatz over the weekend with another string of podium finishes. The Kasey Kahne Racing NAPA AUTO PARTS team had a busy week with four...

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Road Trippin’! Prep your Emergency Toolbox for Summer

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:49
Summer roads carry thousands of families traveling the highways and byways of these United States, searching for fun and togetherness in the sun. Along with that, the roads come with different perils...

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Alexander Rossi Brings Home Hardware from Toronto

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 20:37
Alexander Rossi stepped on to the second step of the podium after the checkered flags flew at the Honda Indy Toronto Sunday.     The weekend full of struggle changed for Rossi and the No....

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Summer Tire Pressure: 4 Quick Tips to Keep You Rolling

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 20:09
Maintaining summer tire pressure is a simple task that can save you from a lot of trouble. Here are four things to keep in mind. The post Summer Tire Pressure: 4 Quick Tips to Keep You Rolling...

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Gilliland Dominates Competition in Winning K&N East Event at New Hampshire

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 18:17
Todd Gilliland dominated the competition in winning the United Site Services 70 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday. It marked the second win in three...

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Elliott Scores 11th-Place Finish for NAPA Racing Team at New Hampshire

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 17:51
After qualifying 11th, Chase Elliott and the No. 24 NAPA Racing team finished 11th in the NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday. During the 75-lap Stage 1 session, Elliott...

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The Power Inverter — Plugging in on the Road

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 16:35
Factory-installed or aftermarket, a power inverter means you'll never be without the right power source on the road or even during a power outage. The post The Power Inverter — Plugging in on the...

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4 Ways to Dry Your Wet Car Seat Fast

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 16:41
Did you leave your windows down in the rain? Don't panic! Here are 4 remedies for a wet car seat that will have you on the road in no time. The post 4 Ways to Dry Your Wet Car Seat Fast appeared...

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Understanding Engine RPM Basics

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 16:55
Engine RPM is not only the most common measure of engine power, but it's also a key aspect of driving efficiently and diagnosing potential problems. The post Understanding Engine RPM Basics appeared...

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Eight Signs of a Blown Head Gasket

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 19:01
The signs of a blown head gasket can be subtle. Here's a look at how the head gasket works and how to diagnose a failed head gasket. The post Eight Signs of a Blown Head Gasket appeared first on...

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How to Save Fuel: Hypermile Secrets You’ve Been Missing

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 18:26
Better fuel mileage is a goal we all share. Here are some tips on how to save fuel that you may not have considered before. The post How to Save Fuel: Hypermile Secrets You’ve Been Missing...

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Summer Cooling System Checklist

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 21:27
Your car's cooling system can suffer under the stress of high temperatures all summer long. To avoid a breakdown, follow this checklist. The post Summer Cooling System Checklist appeared first on...

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Capps Drives NAPA Funny Car into Route 66 Winner’s Circle, Gets Sixth Win of Year

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 21:49
Ron Capps won his 56th NHRA national event title on Sunday at Route 66 Raceway near Chicago, and it likely was the most difficult for him to celebrate. The driver of the NAPA Intrepid Fallen Heroes...

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