The Wire Harness Carries The Juice

So what is the wiring harness on your vehicle?  Well, the fact is that there are several wiring harnesses on that car or truck that you drive.  First, though, what is a wiring harness? A wire harness is the group of wires that leads from electrical parts to the engine or other part.  There are…

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The Watered Down Jaguar X-Type

The marriage of Jaguar and Ford Motor Companies had many industry observers wondering what effects of that union would be apparent in the vehicles produced.  Would standard Ford thinking affect the classic Jaguar, or would the opposite be true? Or more likely would more subtle differences take place, hardly noticeable to the general public? In…

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The Volvo S60

Let’s face it:  Volvo faces an uphill battle in the United States.  In a crowded field of luxury sedans, Volvo is middle-of-the-pack at best.  No, it is not a bad car; it simply never found its place in the United States, and thus has never been fully appreciated like some of the bigger names. The…

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The Volkswagen Scandal Continues

Volkswagen continues to stagger after it was discovered weeks ago that the giant automaker had installed software on eleven million cars worldwide that would hide their emissions of toxic gasses.  Most of the eleven million cars were sold in Europe, and recently countries are launching their own investigations into this giant scandal.  The investigations are centering on how high up the corporation chain knowledge of this cheating existed and who, specifically, is to blame for these corrupt decisions.

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The Trusty Radiator

So are you in the market for a used radiator? Are you feeling a little inadequate because you aren’t even sure what a radiator does? Well you have come to the right place because we are going to give you a quick, 300 words on used radiators and by the time we get done you…

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The Throttle Regulates Air Intake

What is a throttle?  You have all heard of it, but what exactly does it do?  Any guesses?  The most common usage of the word relates to aircraft, as in increase throttle for lift-off, but it may surprise you to know that every vehicle that you drive has a throttle as well. In a vehicle,…

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The Subaru Impreza Is Worth A Look

When your competition is the likes of the Ford Focus, the Mazda 3 and the Hyundai Elantra, you better have your act together and deliver an impressive package.  Well, the 2013 Subaru Impreza is just such a package. The Impreza has always had the impressive all-wheel drive that has been Subaru’s trademark, and they have…

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The Subaru Forester Is A Solid Choice In Compact SUV Class

Is it a station wagon? Is it small SUV?  What the heck is it? We are speaking about the Subaru Forester, and whatever you want to call it, make sure you also call it successful. The Forester debuted in the late 1990s as an answer to the other Japanese companies and their new SUVs.  It…

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