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Steven Cole

Steven Cole

I have been called a jack of all trades and a master of none. Love to tinker with just about anything. If it needs to be fixed I will try and repair it. I am a middle aged nerd who likes to joke around and work on cars, computers and houses.

how long do platinum spark plugs last?

If you feel like your car isn’t running as efficiently as it used to, your spark plugs may be to blame. Over time, spark plugs can end up with build up and other damages that cause them not to work as good; and you’ll be able to tell if your …
What is the Best Way to Clean Carbon from Engine?

Ever wondered why your engine isn’t running as efficiently as it was before? You may be struggling with a carbon problem located inside of your engine. Here we are going to not only discuss what exactly carbon in the engine is, but what it can do to your car and …
How Much Does Walmart Charge for Tire Installation?

The way our cars operate rests on the car’s engine as well as our car tires. Car tires were invented in Paris in 1888. Evolution of Tires Tires have gone through several changes through the decades and continue to advance to this day. In 1903, the tubeless tire was introduced. …
How Much is a Synthetic Oil Change at Jiffy Lube?

Regular maintenance for cars is important to make sure the car continues to operate safely and smoothly. Oil changes will help to keep engines as well as other components running smoothly. They should be performed on every motor vehicle throughout a calendar year. If drivers don’t keep up with the …
how to clean mechanic hands

Anyone who has ever worked as a mechanic or even done a DIY mechanical project could agree that the grease and oil that your hands meet is difficult to remove. Your hands are one of the most important parts of your body and can transport millions of bacteria and germs. …
best automotive technology colleges in the US

Best Automotive Colleges and Schools in the United States In the United States alone, there are 222 million licensed drivers! This makes for plenty of cars on the road and tons of opportunities for mechanics. Becoming an ASE Certified Mechanic, otherwise known as an Automotive Service Excellence mechanic, could make …
what gear to drive in snow automatic

Winter driving can be stressful. Regardless of what type of car you have, extra precautions need to be taken to ensure safety on the roads. Sure, tires that are made specifically for the snow can help, but when learning how to drive in snow with front wheel drive, there are …
how to defrost windshield with vinegar

How to Keep Windshield From Icing Up Waking up to iced over windows when you have to get to work in the morning or run errands can be a massive hassle. If you live in an area with tough winters, you are likely already equipped with the standard tools and …
reviews of impact torque wrenches for automotive

The Best Cordless Impact Wrench for Automotive use Impact wrenches are found in the toolboxes of mechanics everywhere. The chances are that if you do work in the automotive industry, you either have one or are in the market for one. With the technological advancements that have been made, the …
what type of paint to use for calipers?

How to Paint Brake Calipers with a Brush Sometimes people want change, but they can’t go as far as to buy a new car. Or, maybe you really like your car, and want to give it some more personality! Painting your brake calipers is a great way to give an …