If you’re anything like us, the highly anticipated sights and sounds of hot rods, muscle cars and restomods returning to the open road makes you a bit giddy. It’s a sure sign of road trips, car shows and all things summer.
April is here, and for those who love to spend time at the drag strip challenging their reaction time, on a dirt strip hooked to a sled, or tied down on a roller dyno grunting for power, the diesel competition season is upon us.
A shock oil’s number-one task is to deliver consistency. Consistent dampening despite temperature changes. Consistent rebound despite different terrain. Consistent performance so you can ride or drive confidently.
The primary difference between the two is their respective boiling points. I suspect I know your next question. But first, some background. The U.S. Department of Transportation classifies brake fluid into four main categories:
Each year, thousands flock to the Carlisle, Pa., fairgrounds for the sights and sounds of the Carlisle Events Car Show Series. Whether your automotive preference lands you firmly in the Ford, Chevy or Mopar camps – or somewhere else altogether – there’s something for everyone at Carlisle.
Changing your oil every 3,000 miles is a practice passed down for generations. The origin likely stems from the noble effort to provide consumers with a simple vehicle-maintenance rule that left plenty of room for error.
There are daily driver vehicles that clock thousands of miles each year. There are seasonal vehicles that only clock hundreds. And then there are some whose odometers move only when being loaded or unloaded from a trailer. In any instance, sometimes a vehicle needs to be stored.