Three Types Of High Tech Transmissions And How Expensive Their Auto Transmissions Repairs Can Get

Once, you had the choice of a standard transmission or automatic transmission. Now you have a few more choices, courtesy of the newer "green" cars on the market. That also means you may have some expanded or reduced expenses when it comes to auto transmission repair. Here are the differences among these newer transmission types and what you can expect to pay to have them repaired. Hydrogen-Powered Cars and NO Transmission

Three Aftermarket Parts For Increasing Fuel Economy

Whether to help prevent climate change or to reduce the strain on your budget, it makes sense to do whatever you can to improve the fuel economy of your vehicle. Proper maintenance will help to make sure that your car is running the way it should, but to really boost the performance of your vehicle, you need to add aftermarket parts. Knowing which parts will help you to get the most for your money.

Tips For Effectively Organizing Your Toolbox

When you're an automotive enthusiast, you'll often find yourself at an auto parts store on the weekend, loading up on not only parts but also specific tools to get the job done right. Over time, you'll accumulate a sizable collection of tools that you'll need to store so that they're tidy and easy to sort through. A large toolbox (such as those from Service Van Equipment & RV Specialists) with a series of drawers of various depths is often the answer -- and it's ideal if it's on a rolling stand to allow you to freely move it around the garage.

Buying Used Tires: When To Consider And When To Avoid

If you are dealing with a strict budget and suddenly find yourself in need of a new tire, it's tempting to jump at used tire deals to quickly and cheaply get working tires again. However, buying used tires can be more than a bit of a minefield. There are some great deals out there, though, if you're careful. However, depending on your circumstances, you may be better off with completely new tires.

Understanding Drive Shaft Measurements For Lifted Suspensions

Any time you add a lift to the suspension of your truck, it's important to ensure that the entire drivetrain maintains the geometric angles required to keep the truck handling properly. If you're installing the lift on your own, chances are good that you're familiar with most of those components, including the drive shaft. Here's a look at what you need to know about how the lift affects your drive shaft and what you can do about it.