What do motor oil additives do? The shelves at your local auto parts store are full of aftermarket motor oil additives and oil treatments that promise a cornucopia of benefits, such as… Increased fuel economy Reduced friction Maximum horsepower Improved engine cleanliness To provide this added performance, aftermarket motor oil additives use different chemical components
Hi, rally fans! March is here, and you know what that means – it’s time for Daytona Bike Week. And, with the 77th-annual rally set to kick off this Friday, the “World’s Biggest Motorcycle Festival” is set to draw hundreds of thousands of bikers for the 10-day event.
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.
Updated Feb. 6, 2018 Happy February, race fans! Every year in this wonderful month of love, tens of thousands of spectators and more than 400 competitors descend upon Johnson Valley (a.k.a. Hammertown) for King of the Hammers (KOH).
The simple answer No. In fact, there are wide performance differences between base oil categories. Generally speaking, Group IV base oils offer the best performance, Group III second best, and so on in reverse order. But be forewarned – there are exceptions. And, you can’t judge motor oil performance solely on base oil type.
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.