Category Archives: Technical

Anything that’s very technical. Including electronics, wiring diagrams, chip tuning, component replacing.

How to Test Vehicle’s Sensors

After you retrieve the trouble codes from your vehicle’s on-board computer, you can now check the car sensors. Always refer to your service manual for specifications on your make and model vehicle. The first trouble code to check is the throttle position sensor (TPS). The TPS is located either on the side of the carburetor… Continue Reading

The Good Oil on Exhausts Gas Turbochargers

The Good Oil on Exhausts Gas Turbochargers

The rising number of turbocharged vehicles in the market should translate to new sales potential for aftermarket workshops. Although the service life of a turbocharger should be identical to that of the engine, certain circumstances like poor maintenance, inadequate lubrication or excessive exhaust gas will require premature replacement. A turbocharger is designed to match the… Continue Reading

Is Synthetic Motor Oil Better For Your Car?

Is Synthetic Motor Oil Better For Your Car?

Transcript: In this video we’re going to be talking about why synthetic motor oil is better than conventional motor oil. And I’m also going to be including a demonstration to help prove some of these points now there’s all kinds of different ways in which you could talk about the differences between synthetic and conventional… Continue Reading

Common Vehicle Noises & Sounds and What They Mean

Common Vehicle Noises & Sounds and What They Mean

Fixing a car is much easier when you know what the problem is. All too often a car owner will have real problems with their automobile driving down the road and the second they pull into a repair shop the car starts running fine. This is a common phenomenon and frustrates mechanics everywhere. The only… Continue Reading

Diagnosing Ford LPG Issues

Diagnosing Ford LPG Issues

Running problems with Ford vehicles fitted with LPG can be tricky, especially for those who don’t do a lot of work on LPG vehicles. This diagnostic article attempts to help workshops that may not be familiar with issues in AU, BA, BF and FG Ford Falcons. The problem vehicle is a Ford Falcon fitted with… Continue Reading

More To Anti-Freeze Than Cooling

More To Anti-Freeze Than Cooling

Modern engines require a little more from today’s coolants. The requirements of many vehicle owners on the coolant in a vehicle’s cooling system are extremely low. The coolant shouldn’t freeze in wintertime and it shouldn’t overheat in the summer months. That’s it. In truth, however, the requirements on coolant for state-of-the-art engines are extremely high,… Continue Reading

Turbochargers vs Superchargers – Which Is Better?

Turbochargers vs Superchargers – Which Is Better?

Transcript: Hello everyone and welcome in this video we’re going to be talking about the differences between superchargers and turbochargers more at a high-level standpoint and discussing the pros and cons of each. Now I’ve got a bunch of different videos on very specific types both turbochargers probably about six or so different types out… Continue Reading

How To Replace Starter Motor

How To Replace Starter Motor

Changing a starter can be a difficult, time consuming job. If you’re confident that you’re able to change the starter yourself, read on! You should check several other parts before you decide it’s time to change the car starter. Check the condition of the battery. A weak battery can’t turn the starter over. Make sure the… Continue Reading

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