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The Aluminum vs Steel Truck Body Debate

 

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What’s the Fuss? The aluminum truck body has been in consumer hands for quite some time now and it’s time to take a look at it’s modern advantages and shortcomings compared to steel. Some companies began to manufacture truck bodies with aluminum instead of steel and since then there has been hot debate.  The ones tempted […]

 

The Lowdown on Air Suspension

How Does it Work? Your typical air suspension system comes with some unique features and draw backs when compared to a tradition spring and shock system. The common spring assembly in an air suspension is replaced by a rubber balloon of air which simulates the coil spring. This bag surrounds and seals the shock and […]

 

Drum vs Disc Brakes

Drum vs Disc Brakes Brakes are the main stopping force for your vehicle outside of engine braking and scraping up against the occasional curb or barrier. Most brakes come in two forms, disc and drum form factors, each coming with their own benefits and shortcomings which will be covered in this article. Drum Brаkеѕ Drum […]

 

The Definitive Guide to Suspension Tuning

The Definitive Guide to Suspension Tuning Suspension tuning is the final step a lot of serious racers take in setting up their vehicles. You can spend all the money you possibly can on the best suspension components, and while you might notice some improvements, those parts aren’t set up to work together properly to give […]

 

DIY Mechanic Essentials

Lots of people like to do their own work instead of paying an arm and a leg at a shop and having to wait days to get your car back for a job that supposedly only takes a couple of hours. For those weekend warriors, having the proper tools for the job means everything. We […]

 

Top 7 Tire Maintenance Tips

Top 7 Tire Maintenance Tips

Thе Art of Mаintаining Hеаlthу Tirеѕ Tires are expensive. In tоdау’ѕ economy, thе last thing аnуоnе wants is a flat-especially, if in most cases one has tо buу thrее additional tirеѕ tо mаtсh thе nеw оnе. With a few hаndу tiрѕ аnd a little common ѕеnѕе, уоu саn bе ѕаvеd frоm a lot of ѕtrеѕѕ […]

 

Top 5 Tires For the 2016 Winter Season

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With the winter season coming up, it’s a good idea to invest in a set of good winter tires. This investment usually lasts for a couple of seasons and pays for itself in the long run by lowering maintenance costs associated with improper tire selection, increased performance over summer tires in bad weather and […]

What The Hell Is Corner Balancing?

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Corner balancing is more than nought the most commonly overlooked thing in the world of suspension. The definition of a corner balance is is the process of shifting the weight carried by each wheel to approach optimal values. Your ideal values should be the total weight of the car distributed evenly across all four wheels […]

Breaking Down Winter, All Season & Racing Tires

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The Differences Between Summer, Winter and Sport Tires. Most people think tires and just tires and will serve all of their needs. In reality tires come in a variety of different configurations to suit your driving needs and conditions. All Season Tires Maybе thе mоѕt multifаriоuѕ tуре оf tirе iѕ thе all season […]