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Should I Use an Engine Flush?
June 16, 2022

Using an engine flush is a common way to clear out the buildup in your engine, but there is a lot you should take into consideration before making this decision. An engine flush is not always the best choice for your vehicle.   What Is an Engine Flush? An engine flush is an aftermarket chemical

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4 Wheel Drive vs All Wheel Drive
June 3, 2022

Some cars have a feature called All Wheel Drive while others have 4 Wheel Drive, but if most cars have 4 wheels, then wouldn’t all four-wheel drive vehicles also be all-wheel drive? Not exactly. As a rule of thumb, using 4WD and AWD will roughly double your traction during acceleration. As all-wheel drive does help

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Basic Car Terms Everyone Should Know
May 27, 2022

We’ve heard them before, but do you know what some of these common car terms truly are? Some of these terms can feel like a different language to some. So, we are going to break down some of the most common car terms out there, so you sound like a true car expert. Fuel Injector

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UNDER THE HOOD Newsletter 4
May 25, 2022

Get Under the Hood of your vehicle and learn more about your car, truck, semi, or other vehicle and the industries around automotive with our newsletter. In this edition learn more about why fuel prices are surging and tips to improve fuel economy.

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Controlling Your Fuel Saves You Money!
May 17, 2022

Investing in quality fuel protects your car and improves mileage Pain at the Pump Every day you drive past gas stations and watch the fuel prices tick upward. That is when a powerless feeling settles in knowing that you have no choice but to bite the bullet and pay sky high prices for the same

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Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring
May 13, 2022

Every year men and women across the country commence on the first nice day of spring for a little “spring cleaning”, a day that can’t seem to come soon enough for us here in the Midwest. It’s always nice when you finally take down the storm windows, clean out the garage, and maybe even set

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Stiction Eliminator
May 10, 2022

We have been testing Hot Shot’s Secret Stiction Eliminator since 2004 and have found it to be 90% effective in fixing HEUI injectors. Trucks having problems were hooked up to a diagnostic computer and tested. Computer analysis showed anywhere from 1 to 6 injectors needing replacement. A treatment of Hot Shot’s Secret Stiction Eliminator was

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Does my oil need a TBN Boost
April 29, 2022

The Total Base Number, or TBN of an oil represents the amount of active detergents and dispersants that are present in the oil. Many people only consider the purpose of oil to be for lubricating the engine. Although this may be its primary function, an oil is also intended to clean and maintain the cleanliness

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April 26, 2022

Get Under the Hood of your vehicle and learn more about your car, truck, semi, or other vehicle and the industries around automotive with our newsletter. In this edition learn more about how to choose a high-quality fuel additive and prepare your vehicle for spring.

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