Monthly Archives: March 2016

How to Use Hose Clamps

Black hose clamps

There are many different hose clamp sizes and types available, depending on what you are needing one for. A hose clamp or clip is the small rounded device that is typically used to attach and a hose on to another fitting like a barb. Hose clamps can usually only be used when moderate pressures are in play. Clamps are a little to weak to withstand high pressures. For higher pressures, compression fittings or thick crimp fittings are what is typically used. Hose clamps are also used for other things besides hoses. They’ve become quite a multi use tool over time being used as duct tape and other house hold items. One tutorial showed (more…)

07 Mar 2016

Want an AC Cobra? Try a Cobra Car Kit Instead

Custom roadster

Are you super into muscle cars? If you’re one of the thousands of motorheads out there, then chances are you have caught yourself salivating at one of the fastest, most coveted cars out there: the AC Cobra. The AC Cobra is a classic, rare car that was so fast that the manufacturers had to lie to the public about the vehicle’s true horsepower! While the public and insurance providers were told that the Cobra had a horsepower of 335, it actually had a horsepower much closer to 400.
The AC Cobra was invented by Carroll Shelby, an ex-racer who set out to create the first American “Corvette Beater.” And that he did. The car went on to to be the first American vehicle to (more…)

04 Mar 2016

Keep These Buying Tips in Mind When Purchasing Your Next Car

Car dealerships in virginia

Car dealerships can offer potential buyers with many benefits when searching for a new or used vehicle. Car dealerships are lots that store many different types, prices and colors of new and used cars. Many of the auto dealer are brand specific, with a Chevy dealer, a Cadillac dealer and a Ford dealer just being a few of the options that are available. Nearly one million more vehicles were sold in 2014 in the United States than in 2013. This number will continue to grow as car dealerships increase their stock, reduce their prices and offer better incentives. There are a few great tips to keep in mind when shopping for your next new or used car.

Do your research online prior to (more…)

02 Mar 2016