Before you go and cut off your muffler and install a muffler delete or straight pipe, read this this article. Here is the science as to why this is not a good idea on street cars.
Feel comfortable with a wrench? Do you have a home garage? Are you the type that doesn't let anyone tinker with your car unless it's way beyond your skill-set? This section is for you. What's more, this is not just for the home mechanics. Here you will find articles about simple stuff like calculating your car's gas mileage, troubleshooting problems and preventive maintenance... Even if you take the car to a mechanic later instead of working on it yourself.
Aftermarket wheels are one of those upgrades that most car enthusiasts look forward to. However, when replacing your stock wheels it is very important to at the very least match your stock wheel weight or go lighter. Add lightness, not the contrary.
Let’s take a quick look at the popular mod of straight piping your car, otherwise known as a muffler-delete under certain circumstances. Ok practice or just downright foolish? Let’s see.
Suspension work is something many car enthusiasts do. However, compressing springs, which is a job that is often needed when doing suspension work can be very dangerous and a good coil spring compressor should be used. See why…
The use of pool noodles or insulation tubing to pad a roll cage is a very unsafe practice. For proper energy absorption during impact you need a high-density foam such as SFI-approved roll cage padding. Come see why.
What is the MPG of my car? That is a question every car owner asks him or herself at some point. You can look it up. However, there is a better solution. When you don’t own the car in question, you need to look up the specs online to find out what the MPG is. […]