Buying Parts For Your Heavy Equipment

Heavy equipment parts are not all created equally. Genuine parts from the manufacturer are your best option when you need replacement parts, but some aftermarket parts are also available if you cannot get what you need from the manufacturer.  Equipment Dealers Almost all heavy equipment dealers have a parts department with replacement parts and supplies for the equipment they sell. The heavy equipment parts offered through the dealer are typically the same parts used when the equipment is assembled and often have a warranty on them from the manufacturer, unless they are wearable parts like seals, bearings, and brake shoes. [Read More]

2 Signs Your Car's Power Steering Hose Is Leaking Fluid

While looking under your car, you may have noticed a few drops of a pinkish-red liquid. If so, this liquid is your car's power steering fluid. Since the steering system is a closed one, even a few drops indicate a leak somewhere. Look for the signs below that the leaks are coming from the power steering hose. 1. Your Steering Wheel Becomes Harder to Turn One indication that your power steering hose is leaking fluid is when you start to have problems with turning the steering wheel. [Read More]

Why Does Your Car Run Poorly in Moist Conditions?

Intermittent problems can be a challenge to diagnose even for experienced technicians. When you have an issue that seems to come and go, the first step is usually to ascertain under which conditions it appears. Moisture is a common trigger for many automotive problems, and you may experience poor running conditions on humid days or after a significant rainstorm. While it's never fun to experience issues with your car, noting when the problem occurs can be a great way to understand the underlying cause. [Read More]

Increasing The Performance And Fuel Economy Of Your Muscle Car

If you are a car enthusiast and have an older muscle car or performance car that is not running as well as it should, there are some improvements you can make to help increase the performance of the car. Using newer parts on your car can also increase the fuel economy and reduce the need for maintenance, leaving you more time to enjoy the ride. Carburator Problems Older carburetors often suffer from problems with the seals leaking, the needle valves sticking, and the floats becoming oversaturated with gasoline and not working correctly. [Read More]