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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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November 1, 2022

The Einstein of Additives is back, and this time Chris Gabrelcik is joined by Lubrication Specialties Chemical Engineer Kevin Adams and Director of Branding Kyle Fischer for a lively discussion about the critical functions of fluids. “It’s like the blood that’s in your veins; you don’t even think about it,” notes Kevin. “And these guys

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October 28, 2022

WHY YOUR SYSTEM NEEDS GEAR OIL Mechanical systems are subject to extreme amounts of pressure and heat. Adding gear oil is a must to protect this system from extensive wear and tear.  But what is gear oil? Simply put, it’s a lubricant designed specifically for high-pressure systems, including: – Gearboxes – Transaxles – Differentials – Transfer cases You can

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October 25, 2022

Oil additives are crucial to an engine’s performance, as they improve the base motor oil and protect an engine’s metal components. Some are skeptical of oil additives, but when you select the right kind, they’re well worth the hype. The best oil additives are particularly effective at increasing the time between service intervals, enhancing an

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October 25, 2022

Kyle from Hot Shot’s Secret joins us today to talk winter fuel! What temperatures start to give fuel issues? Does this vary pump to pump and how can we avoid fuel gel? We also talk about what to use when the fuel is completely gelled and ways to get the truck running.

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Trust Hot Shot's Secret for Improved Injector Performance
October 21, 2022

Fuel injectors become dirty and clogged when deposits build up after thousands of miles of frequent use. When this clogging occurs, the engine does not receive the correct amount of fuel it needs, causing lower fuel economy or a decrease in power. It’s vital to clean fuel injectors regularly and effectively to help remove harmful

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gelled fuel filter
October 21, 2022

What To Do If Your Diesel Fuel Gels As the cold sets in for the winter, many around the country start thinking of their vehicles and the need for winter maintenance. Unless you’re someone who lives in Florida, southern California or perhaps Texas, the chances are good that temperatures are dipping below freezing and affecting

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