Three Things To Know Before Purchasing A Fifth Wheel

The fifth wheel RV is the gooseneck trailer of the RV world – it provides better weight distribution of your hauled load, which leads to a tighter turning radius and smooth haul. The issue is that you can’t just throw it on a standard hitch and call it a day. You need to make sure that your tow vehicle, hitch, and other towing accessories are up to the job of towing a fifth wheel. The following are the items you need for a safe tow. #1: The truck The most obvious item is the truck. The problem is making sure the truck and the fifth wheel are properly sized for each other. Many smaller to medium-sized fifth wheels are suitable Read More

Are Fuel Additives Good For Your Vehicle?

When your car isn’t getting the gas mileage you want or isn’t running as smoothly as you desire, someone is bound to recommend that you use a fuel additive to improve your vehicle’s performance. Usually, they can tell you amazing stories of how these substances “fixed” their vehicles. In some cases, these products may be helpful. However, these additives tend to get mixed reviews, so you need to do your research before you pour one into your fuel tank. Fuel Efficiency Some people believe that using the right additive can improve your gas mileage, but even if they do, you may not save money. These products are not going to raise your gas mileage from 18 mpg to 28 mpg, Read More

Going On A Road Trip? Get New Tires To Minimize The Chance Of A Blowout

Most people drive a limited number of miles on a daily basis, so it allows them to only worry about vehicle maintenance over the course of months. But, when you are planning a road trip, you have to pay close attention to your vehicle’s condition to avoid a problematic situation when you are on the road. If you have worn-down tires that might be able to last another month or two of regular driving, you should replace them because it is better to replace them at home than to have to do it in an emergency. This process will also drastically reduce the chance of having a tire blowout when you are in the middle of your road trip. Get Read More

How To Replace The Glow Plugs On A VW 2.0 TDI Diesel Engine

Glow plugs are needed to heat up combustion chambers in diesel engine to make the vehicles easier to start. Diesel isn’t as volatile as gasoline and the heat helps it to become combustible. A faulty glow plug won’t be able to heat up the chamber and it will be much harder to start your vehicle; especially on cold days. You need to replace the glow plugs to get your vehicle to start up quickly on cold mornings. Here is how you as a car owner can replace the glow plugs on a VW 2.0 TDI diesel engine. Disconnect Battery Remove the negative terminal on the battery. This will stop the flow of electricity through the electrical system so you don’t Read More