Unveiling of new Jeep Wrangler slated end of 2017
Aug05

Unveiling of new Jeep Wrangler slated end of 2017

The Jeep community, particularly folks at the JL Wrangler Forums, has recently been abuzz as details regarding the next-generation Jeep Wrangler have spun off from the rumor mill. Nameless sources and “spies” have confirmed the latest Wrangler is set to arrive by the end of 2017 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. According to the grapevine, the version people will see come December is outfitted with a 3.6-liter V6 engine and...

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What Is A Coil Pack?
Jul28

What Is A Coil Pack?

A coil pack, simply put, is an electronically controlled pack of ignition coils controlled by the car’s computer.  Its main responsibility is to build up the energy and then release the voltage through the spark plug cables so it can reach the spark plugs–and that’s how the combustion process starts. In modern cars, the distributor is replaced by this device because of two reasons: 1.) it is more reliable and 2.) it...

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How Do You Know When Your Shocks and Struts Need To Be Checked or Replaced?
Jul25

How Do You Know When Your Shocks and Struts Need To Be Checked or Replaced?

  Shocks and struts are integral parts of your vehicle’s suspension system and help keep the tires in contact with the ground for greater stability. Making sure they’re in great shape is an absolute necessity. Here’s how they work: shock absorbers control the amount of bounce created when your car’s springs rebound, ensuring proper wheel contact with the road, whereas struts reinforce the active components...

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What Does A Control Arm Do?
Jul23

What Does A Control Arm Do?

There’s a lot to what makes a car a car but having wheels is arguably one of its most distinctive features. See, without wheels, it wouldn’t be much of a vehicle used for transportation, would it? While the wheels do most of the work to make a car live up to its function, which is to travel from Point A to Point B, it wouldn’t be fair to attribute the success to just the wheels—or tires, for that matter. Have you...

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All You Need to Know About Your Vehicle’s Alternator
Jul21

All You Need to Know About Your Vehicle’s Alternator

Knowing how your car’s charging system works is the first step in truly understanding your vehicle’s alternator. Although the technology in modern cars has been developing in a real fast pace, the truth is that the charging system has not changed much in several decades. The “holy trinity” remains the same: the battery, the voltage regulator, and of course, the alternator. The battery is the one responsible in...

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Ford to auction custom F-150 Raptor to support young pilots
Jul20

Ford to auction custom F-150 Raptor to support young pilots

Ford is reaching for the sky. The renowned automaker is giving its well-loved truck, the F-150 Raptor, a facelift that’s bound to reach new heights in this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh event. Ford will be unveiling the custom truck to public auction at the annual EAA Gathering of Eagles on July 27 and based on the pictures we’re seeing, it’s going to be one for the books! Designed by Ford design manager Melvin...

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