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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRANSMISSION FRICTION

Posted by Zane Winberg on

The transmission of your ca is where the torque is transmitted from the engine to the wheels. Combustion in the engine propels the pistons, which is the power source for a vehicle. This power is transmitted through several interlocking gears, which can be manually or automatically selected to control the speed and power of the vehicle. The proper functioning of these gears is critical to the operation of your vehicle and keeping your ride smooth. Because the gearbox is so interdependent and a focal point of the engine it is particularly important to keep it clean, healthy and protected. If your transmission...

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PREPARING FOR AN EPIC ROAD TRIP - 5 TIPS

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As soon as that sun comes out it feels like summer is just around the corner. Even if we’ve got several months of a pretty spring between us and summer, it’s just the right time to start planning that epic road trip. You know the one I’m talking about. The one you’ve been talking about taking for years now! Whether it’s trekking across America to see the hottest new band with all of your buddies, or a family road trip to a big fun reunion back home, summers are for road trips. Now is the time to start preparing for...

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5 TIPS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF A GAS PRICE DROP

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Gas prices are sometimes unpredictable, and you can’t always just avoid buying. You need gas to get anywhere you need to go! It can feel like you’re trapped when prices soar, but is a pleasant surprise when the prices dip lower and lower. So what should you do if you notice gas prices are dropping? There’s a few ways you can use this price reduction to your advantage. Fill up! This one is obvious. Now is the time to fill up your vehicle - and keep it full. Top off your vehicle regularly while prices are low, even if you’re just...

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PURCHASING A USED CAR

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It can be the best decision you’ve ever made - or the worst. Buying a used car can feel like a minefield. You want to get a good deal on a car and maybe avoid the higher cost of something brand new, but you also don’t want to buy a lemon or get taken for a ride on a car that isn’t what it seems. How do you navigate the tumultuous waters of buying a used car? Try following these steps to keep your car buying experience safe and productive. Do Your Research. Figure out the type of car you...

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REMOTE START MYTHS

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At this time of year, people love to talk about, buy, and gift remote starters for vehicles due to the weather and temperature. More than ever it’s nice to have your car warmed up and toasty when you’re ready to head out for a commute or lots of errands on an icy morning. Many cars are now coming with remote start standard, but people are still buying remote start options for their older vehicles or the basic models that don’t feature remote start. It’s important to know everything you can about remote start and the options it gives you, especially...

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