Category : Auto Parts & Maintenance & Repairs : Cars & Vehicles

How to Clean a Hydraulic Hose

Maintenance
Hydraulic hoses are found on machinery that uses fluid power to do work. The machinery pumps fluid through hydraulic hoses at a very high pressure, and to endure this kind of constant pressure, the hoses are built with several layers of rubber and woven wire. One obvious reason to clean your hydraul

How to Apply Meguiar's Gold Wax

Maintenance
Every automobile owner wants his vehicle to look its best. Using quality products to detail your vehicle is an efficient way to keep your car in show-room condition year round. Meguiar's products have been in use since 1901, offering the finest in automotive detail applications for more than a centu

How to Mount a Tachometer

Maintenance
While most modern motorcycles come with tachometers from the factory, sometimes designers opt not to install them. Sometimes they are available as factory options, perhaps because the bike's designers think that several different face style options may appeal to bike buyers. If that is not the case,

Auto Thermostat Repair

Maintenance
The thermostat on your vehicle allows coolant to flow when the engine is hot and stops the flow when the engine is too cool and needs to be warmed up. When the thermostat goes bad, it can cause either overheating or excessive cooling. Most people understand the problems caused by overheating; over-c

How to Install Wheel Locks

Maintenance
Automotive wheel theft is a common occurrence. One way to protect your vehicle wheels is to install locking lug nuts. Locking lug nuts require a special "key" to remove them from the wheel. This not only prohibits someone from stealing your wheels, but it also prevents you from having to deal with t

How to Fit a Monitor Into a Car

Maintenance
Installing a TV monitor in your car sounds like an intimidating task and because of this, most people would rather pay to have it installed for them. In reality, the task is not as hard as it sounds; each step is a straightforward task that uses a common household tool. You do not have to install an

How to Make a Car Louder

Maintenance
After watching car movies like "The Fast and the Furious," you might be inspired to have your car look and sound like that. Although making your vehicle look like that may cost you a lot of money, making it sound louder and cooler doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. With the proper techniques