How to Change Your Car’s Air Filter

Dirty and clean air filters

The air filter prevents dirt, dust, leaves and other debris from entering the engine and causing wear. On most vehicles, changing the air filter is simple.



How to Test Engine Compression

Test engine compression

Testing engine compression provides a snapshot of the health of your engine. In this video, we show you how to do it and how to interpret the results.



Why Upgrade Your Differential Cover?

Banks Power differential cover

There are several reasons to upgrade your differential cover, including increased strength, better heat dissipation and reduced weight.



What are CAFE Standards?

Gas lines

CAFE standards were created in the 1970s to combat the rising cost of gasoline due to unrest in the Middle East. Here’s how they’ve changed over the years.



AMSOIL vs. Mobil 1: How We Perform

AMSOIL vs Mobil 1

AMSOIL Signature Series and Mobil 1 are two of the best motor oils out there. So, which is better? We find out in industry-standard testing.



Why do European Cars Require Special Oil?

Audi

European cars require oil that protects the emissions system, meets certain viscosity requirements, meets strict OEM requirements and more. We explain here.



Oil Life Monitors – Everything You Need To Know

Oil life monitors are great tools, but they have limitations. Here’s everything you need to know about the oil life monitor in your vehicle.



Why is My Car’s Engine Burning Oil?

Several factors can contribute to a car burning oil. Worn or stuck piston rings. Worn valve seals. Low-quality motor oil. Here’s what you need to know.



Can I Use Diesel Oil in My Gas Engine?

You can use diesel oil in a gas engine provided the diesel oil meets the appropriate specifications and viscosity requirements of your engine.