Automotive

Top Common Automotive Problems with Simple Fixes

Top Common Automotive Problems with Simple FixesThere are rare times your vehicle breaks down on you and you will definitely need the help of a mechanic. Most of these times  can be  a headache-  some problems your vehicle are causing are simple ones  you can fix yourself and save some money, sometimes lots of money. You may be thinking, “But I am not... Read More »

Understanding Automotive Electricity – The Basics You Need to Know

Understanding Automotive Electricity – The Basics You Need to Know  A car’s electrical system is a closed circuit that has an independent source of power, the battery. This operates on small fraction of the power used by household circuits. Aside from the main charging, ignition and starting circuits, there are other circuits which power electric motors, lights, the sensors and gauges of the electrical... Read More »

Understanding Alternating Current (AC) vs. Direct Current (DC) – Which is Better?

Understanding Alternating Current (AC) vs. Direct Current (DC) – Which is Better?What is the main difference between AC or alternating current and DC or direct current? Based on its name, direct current is an electric current travelling in just a single direction as compared to alternating current that occasionally reverses direction. Negative and positive poles in an electric or magnetic field create a condition wherein electrons... Read More »

Q&A on Youtube. Is there Helicoil sets for 7/16 bolt diameter- Yes

Yes but you need to know what the thread pitch is. Here is a link to two different common thread pitches. I hope this helps. Here is a video on how to find the bolt size and thread pitch and below is a video on how to use a helicoil set / fix stripped threads.... Read More »