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February 20, 2023

What Is a Fuel Treatment? Fuel treatments can transform the way your vehicle runs. You may not notice much at first, but over time, a good fuel treatment regimen can improve fuel efficiency, break down internal buildup and corrosion and increase your car’s power. In short, fuel treatments maximize vehicle performance, and if you aren’t using

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January 11, 2023

Protect Your Fuel System From Contamination Kyle from Hot Shot’s Secret joins us on the podcast to talk fuel, contamination, and more! We also hear about their involvement in some major racing news.

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January 6, 2023

One of the most overlooked fluids inside a vehicle is transmission fluid. Like any other critical automotive fluid, transmission fluid wears down over time. Operating your vehicle with dirty or contaminated transmission fluid can cause excessive wear and tear on your vehicle’s most vital components, potentially leading to breakdowns and costly repairs. Keeping your transmission

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December 14, 2022

The Einstein of Additives and his cool crew are back, and this time Chris Gabrelcik, Kevin Adams and Kyle Fischer bring Kevin and Willie into the Hot Shot’s Secret kitchen for some high-level mixing, blending, and baking. “We want to first of all protect the oil, protect the machinery, protect the fuel system,” says Chris,

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December 7, 2022

The transmission sets your car’s speed by powering the wheels. Shifting from one gear to the next should be a seamless experience. If your car has a hard-shifting, slipping or jerking transmission, it might be a sign that your transmission needs immediate repairs. Hard shifting is bad for transmission because the underlying problems can eventually

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The Ultimate Gearhead Gift Guide
November 30, 2022

’Tis the season for diesel and gasoline themed gifts for all of the gearheads in your life. Hot Shot’s Secret is the one-stop destination for all of your holiday gift buying needs. We have products and bundles that are sure to excite all of the gun lovers and vehicle enthusiasts in your circle. Keep reading

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November 18, 2022

Your transmission is essential to your vehicle’s performance, and you want it to hold up for a long time without needing repairs or a replacement. When you want to extend the life of your CVT (continuously variable transmission) or automatic transmission and increase its performance, you may want to turn to transmission additives. The best

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November 9, 2022

While anyone with a car or truck knows it’s essential to keep tabs on your engine oil, did you know your transmission fluid is just as important?  Transmission fluid lubricates and cools the metal parts in your transmission. Essentially, it prevents the excessive buildup of friction which creates a smooth shifting experience. Without transmission fluid,

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The Science of Motor Oil Viscosity
November 7, 2022

The debate rages on whether 5W-20 or 5W-30 is the better oil choice. Some swear by one, and others argue just as passionately for the alternative. To make matters more complex, some manufacturers recommend an acceptable range of oils rather than one specific type. Understanding the distinctions — and consulting your owners manual — can

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