Tag Archive: automobile maintenance and repair

Mar 02

Have you heard of “HYDROLOCK”?

                  Hydrolock (a shorthand notation for hydrostatic lock) is an abnormal condition of any device which is designed to compress a gas by mechanically restraining it; most commonly the reciprocating internal combustion engine, the case this article refers to unless otherwise noted. Hydrolock occurs when a volume of liquid greater …

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Mar 02

DIY bolt-on engine modifications

DIY bolt-on engine modifications can make our vehicles more powerful and more fun to drive, and there are lots of after-market companies that have come up with some great ideas. Thanks to their innovations, there are many changes you can make if you have the money and the time.   One bolt-on engine mod that …

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May 17

DIY Shock or strut replacement

Replace Your Shocks and Struts Every 100,000 Km or 60,000 miles. You’ve probably figured out how to tell when your brakes or tires are wearing out. Shocks and struts are just as critical and they’re much more difficult to inspect. This can be frustrating, because your shocks and struts are safety-critical components that wear out …

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Apr 14

DIY Cabin Filter Replacement

DIY Cabin Filter Replacement How many of you actually know if your car has a cabin filter? What is a Cabin Air Filter?  The cabin air filter is a filtration medium that is attached to the outside air intake of your vehicle’s ventilation system. This device helps to improve air quality and filter out pollution …

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Apr 12

Do It Yourself Air Filter Service

Do It Yourself Air Filter Service Regular air filter service is easy and important. First, check the air filter service indicator if you have one. You’ll definitely find one of these if you have a diesel air intake.  Also, knowing the location of the master airflow sensor on your car is a great thing to …

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Apr 11

The Do It Yourself Competitive advantage…

What factors give Motorheads DIY Garage a competitive advantage? Motorheads DIY Garage is a one-of-a-kind solution model that provides a state-of-the-art facility to ‘Do It Yourself’ members interested in performing their own light duty maintenance, inspections and repairs. Licensed supervision and support enhance the safety factor while membership fees translate to dramatically discounted hourly repair costs. …

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