As everyone knows, changing gears in a manual transmission vehicle is not as easy as in an automatic transmission vehicle because it involves discontinuing the engine power flow to the transmission, which is essentially what a clutch is for. A clutch is a mechanical tool comprised of a high-friction covered disc (a.k.a. a clutch disc) bolted to the flywheel. It is used to … [Read more...] about How a Clutch Works
Guides for Brakes, Suspension, and Steering
by Rob Mullner, Chief Enthusiast AutoPartsWarehouse Trucks are the popular vehicles measured in US unit sales because of their abilities to tow, haul and transport your favorite recreational equipment cross town or cross county. With the right suspension, your truck can do even more while continuing to offer comfort, safety and utility. As an example of the … [Read more...] about Bilstein B8 Suspension Upgrade, 2017 Ford F-150 FX4
How long should brakes last? This is a question we hear all the time but unfortunately has no good answer to. Brakes last as long as they will when considering their composition, their use, and the general maintenance of the vehicle. Perhaps the more important thing to notice is consistency rather than length of time. If you have to replace front brake pads thrice for every … [Read more...] about How Long do Brakes Last
According to a report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2015, brake-related problems are considered a critical reason and accounted for about 22% of crashes where vehicle failure was cited as cause. This statistic underlines the importance of having perfectly operational brakes when driving. Road safety, as Auto Parts Warehouse has always … [Read more...] about How Much Do Brakes Cost?
The worst thing to experience while driving is to lose control of your car. This typically happens when parts of your steering system become loose. For instance, your rack and pinion. These two components are regarded as the heart of the steering wheel system. When they perform defectively, it can spell trouble and make your steering faulty and unreliable—this is … [Read more...] about What Happens When Rack and Pinion Goes Out?