Vintage Auto Parts: Tips for Restorers and Repairers

Vintage Auto Parts: Tips for Restorers and Repairers

  • 3 Mods to Maximise the Performance of Your 4x4's Suspension System

    Looking to adjust your 4x4's suspension system to achieve the best possible riding comfort and vehicle handling? The secret to improving your Landcruiser suspension is to make suspension components upgrades that matter the most. Here are some key suspension parts that you should consider upgrading: Shocks and Struts Despite the fact that the shocks and struts on your four by four's suspension aren't physically connected, they work together to keep your vehicle stable on the road.

  • Are You Sure Your Boat Can Bring You Back from Your Fishing Trip?

    Have you finally had enough of the daily grind, as you feel that your life has been overtaken by work? If so, you may have decided to take up a brand-new hobby and one that will be passive rather than active, so you can try and restore some sanity to your home environment. You have always fancied the idea of deep sea fishing and decided to get a boat, so you can take to the high seas and disappear for a while.

  • Tips for Choosing a Turbo Heat Shield for Your Car

    Turbo accessories can help you boost the performance of your vehicle in a number of different ways. If you've already put in a new manifold, you may want to add a turbo heat shield to it. This basically covers the manifold, prevents it from losing heat and helps it to be more powerful. When choosing your heat shield, keep the following tips in mind. Make Sure the Heat Shield Is Compatible

  • Avoid These Mistakes When Choosing a Grille for Your Truck

    A grille for your truck can enhance the vehicle's overall safety, as some grilles are meant to absorb impact in case of a collision, and some also have housing units to hold winches that can be used if you get stuck while off-roading. Other grilles can just make your truck look sporty and sleek, while offering minimal collision protection. Before you start shopping for a grille, note a few mistakes you'll want to avoid in making your choice so you know you wind up with a grille that works for your needs and that will last for years to come.

  • Troubleshooting Some Common Problems With a Diesel Engine

    Diesel engines are often chosen for heavy-duty trucks and other vehicles, as they offer more towing capacity that makes it easier for the engine to handle heavier loads. Diesel engines don't use a spark plug so they don't need tune-ups, but this doesn't mean you'll never have a problem with your diesel engine. Note a few troubleshooting tips for common problems you might have with a diesel engine so you know where to start looking or what to expect when you talk to your mechanic.

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    Vintage Auto Parts: Tips for Restorers and Repairers

    My name is George. After working as a teacher for two decades, I retired, and now, my heart, hands and time are wrapped up in restoring a vintage car. I love it, and I want to share some of the minutia of that passion with others. My wife doesn't always want to hear about auto parts, but they are always on my mind. I want a place where I can share buying tips, restoration tips and repair tips, and this blog is the perfect place. I plan to write about my own restoration work as well as general info on auto parts. Thanks for reading.