Fixing up an old vehicle is one of the best old hobbies there is. For some guys and gals, the sense of accomplishment one gets from taking a scrap car from junk to a fully running vehicle is worth every frustrating moment and every bloody, oil-smeared knuckle. However, there may be times when you just want to throw in the shop towel because you cannot find the vintage parts you need.
- If the engine has failed on your diesel truck, don't invest in a brand new engine just yet. Talk to a mechanic about opting for a remanufactured engine instead. There are quite a few benefits to be had by purchasing a remanufactured engine for your diesel truck. Here are just a few of the reasons why a remanufactured engine is a better option. 1. You'll Save Money If you're looking at a failed engine, it's time to consider a remanufactured replacement.
- Heavy-duty diesel pickup trucks are frequently altered immediately after purchase. Whether the after-market upgrades are for work, recreation, or both, two of the most common additions to heavy-duty trucks are suspension leveling and lifting kits. Here's what you need to know. What Is The Difference Between A Leveling Kit And Lifting Kit? Leveling Kit Both after-market auto parts are meant to modify the suspension. The body of the truck is moved away from the tires, which allows bigger tires to be used, which in turn then increases the ground clearance under the truck.
- Blowing out a transmission isn't one of those things that just happens. Quite often, it is the result of poor driving and maintenance habits that put too much stress on the transmission and other moving parts of the vehicle. Although there are cases where your transmission may blow due to an unavoidable reason such as a design or manufacturing mistake, it's usually easy to avoid blowing out your transmission by doing or avoiding certain things.
- BMW engine oil is nothing particularly special. In fact, the company does not make a brand-name oil to use in its vehicles. It does, however, require that you use only synthetic engine oils. That is not a rule that should be broken -- ever. Here are the reasons why engine oil for "beamers" or "bimmers" has to be synthetic and why these makes of cars are so different from other vehicles.