Motorspirit: Monterey, Mid-Ohio & Road America
Aug15

Motorspirit: Monterey, Mid-Ohio & Road America

By Rob Alen Please visit www.themotorspirit.com | YouTube “themotorspirit” Pebble Beach Preview 2016 / themotorspirit.com The Motorspirit at Monterey Car Week events anchored by Pebble Beach concours and Monterey reunion races //Monterey Car Week is right around the corner: racing cars, shiny and expensive cars, good times. Attached is a personal preview of the atmosphere from previous years. For more:...

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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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Motorspirit: Mille Miglia 2017 & More
Aug03

Motorspirit: Mille Miglia 2017 & More

By Rob Alen Please visit www.themotorspirit.com | YouTube “themotorspirit” Mille Miglia 2017 Motorspirit follows 2017 Mille Miglia from start in Brescia, to Ferrara, and final night in Parma. Remembers famous unknown. //Mille Miglia 2017: –Followed the Mille Miglia from start in Bresica, to Ferrara, and final overnight in Parma; remembering a famous unknown. //Heading for Mid-West race road trip: –Mid-Ohio this coming...

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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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