by Stan Maloof, photos by the author Looking for a way to DIY a reasonably priced upgrade to my Chevy Silverado, I decided to purchase an air intake system on autopartswarehouse.com. On a recommendation from a friend, I purchased the Volant Closed Air Intake System. I didn’t know anything about the Volant brand prior to purchase, so I wasn’t sure what to expect when it … [Read more...] about Volant Closed Box Air Intake System P/N 155536 Install – 2016 Silverado LT 5.3V8
Looking for an affordable way to improve your vehicle’s performance? You may want to consider installing a throttle body spacer. It’s one of the most common automotive aftermarket options that you can simply bolt on to enhance your vehicle’s performance although some people remain skeptical about its benefits. So the question is “Do throttle body spacers … [Read more...] about What Does a Throttle Body Spacer Do?
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
The Mass Air Flow Sensor (MAF) determines the amount of air entering your car’s engine and transmits data to the Engine Control Unit (ECU). If the signal is not within the normal operating range, it will display the mass air flow sensor code P0101 and illuminate the vehicle’s “Check Engine” light. Other causes of code P0101: MAF sensor or wiring is too close to … [Read more...] about How Do You Check a Mass Air Flow Sensor?
If you’ve spent any time under a hood you’ve seen crusty nasty battery terminals and may have thought nothing over it or simply brushed some off and waited for it to appear again. Cleaning the battery terminals is great preventative maintenance and prevents your car from having charging starting issues that end up costing way more to diagnose in the future. Let … [Read more...] about How to Clean Corrosion from Battery Terminals