Vehicle Maintenance

October 16, 2021

You learn a lot of great things from your father and grandfather. Maybe it’s how to track a deer, change a tire, fix a leaky pipe, and perhaps how to change your oil. While we all learned a thing or two from our grandfathers, they has probably passed on a few myths regarding motor oil

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The Science Behind Our Stiction Eliminator
October 8, 2021

Is your vehicle dealing with stiction? Although stiction is mostly seen in Ford 6.0L and 7.3L engines, stiction can be an issue on any vehicle. This sticky friction is caused by caked-on oil varnish build-up residue that occurs on HEUI-type diesel injectors, bearings, turbos, and engine components. Stiction build-up often results in hard starts, rough

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The Development of the Original Stiction Eliminator
September 28, 2021

When there’s a problem with something, the natural reaction is to find a way to fix it. However, when you are one of the largest engine manufacturers in the world and you come across a problem with a motor that has already penetrated the industry, you better act fast in discovering a solution, or there

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August 27, 2021

Seeing your fuel mileage tumble, noticing a harder start up, and possibly even a rough idle are signs you need to visit the fuel injector cleaner aisle at your local auto parts store. Once you stroll down that aisle you instantly have a sensory overload with flashy colors, familiar and unfamiliar names, “guarantees”, and benefit

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Do Oil and Fuel Additives Void Car Warranties?
August 6, 2021

I just bought a new car/truck and I want it to last with no out of pocket maintenance fees and as little wear and tear as possible. I’d like to try Hot Shot’s Secret fuel and oil additives – would using Hot Shot’s Secret void my new car warranty? Answer: No. All Hot Shot’s Secret

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an RV driving through the snow
June 21, 2021

When you’re planning to hit the road with your RV or motorhome after a long winter, you’ll first want to de-winterize it. This process helps you prepare your RV for warm spring and summer days, ensuring it can perform at its best. Learning how to correctly de-winterize your motorhome can help you prevent potential issues

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Transmission Fluid Flush vs. Change
June 11, 2021

Anyone who knows anything about how to maintain a vehicle, knows that it is important to keep clean fluids flowing inside the motor at all times. If not, the fluids; whether we are talking about engine oil, gear oil, hydraulic fluid, or transmission fluid, will begin to break down and eventually fall so far out

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Diesel Additives Are Not Just For Winter
May 18, 2021

When it comes to maintenance and protection of your vehicle, oftentimes people will associate additives for only the winter months. While it is important to use additives in the winter months, it is important to maintain that same protection in the hotter summer months. Since you won’t be using the more winter-appropriate products in the

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