Saturday, January 12, 2008, 10:00am-2:00pm, our WyoTech Fremont Campus will host an Open House you won't want to miss!
You'll hear a lot of talk about where buying a hybrid car can "deliver". The truth is; there's definite energy saving benefits to be realized from owning one.
The truth is that your engine starts, virtually, without any oil. And, the time it takes for oil to reach the engine after starting the vehicle-can wear and tear down your engine over time. So you see; your oil filer is hard at work without so much as a complaint.
Having your car in the shop can be both inconvenient, and a bit scary if you're having second thoughts about the mechanic under your hood. The following are some tips about what you can don to ease the worry.
In cold weather temperature, it's easy for car doors and locks to freeze. And, especially so, if your car is parked outside and exposed to the harsh elements all night long.
Back in the day, much of the work done on autos was performed in the backyard under a shady tree. The only audience the mechanic had a droopy-eared dog watching lazily from the backyard porch. Time was in a "bottle", and it where it went, no one knows.
Harley riders come in all shapes and sizes, and to see a 422 pound Harley rider cruising coast to coast across the country is about as American as "apple pie".
The first place to start, no matter what the level of expertise, is to secure a repair manual. The second thing to do is read it! You'll have to do some research to determine if the engine can be successfully rebuilt without using complex computing mechanisms.
Miles Davis was an extraordinary musician, and probably did more to refine the direction of jazz than anyone else. His place in vanguard of the jazz idiom is secure.
When the toilet is acting up, and there's no other explanation other than it's haunted, closing the lid on the problem and repairing it can be a simple fix once you know the ropes.
The skills of an auto mechanic will vary greatly. Some mechanics develop the skills to work on all parts of a vehicle, while others can specialize in a particular field.
If you know the secret of how to flush away plumbing problems forever, you're bound to end up being quite wealthy. While the vast majority of us may not be able to lick the long term challenge, there are several things that will always pop up that we can fix right away.
No matter what goal or dream you're chasing in life, there are proven methods you can follow to make your dreams become a reality. Successful people in all walks of life have certain things in common they share. The steps are simple; the challenge is putting them in practice.
No matter what your skill level in riding motorcycles, a safety conscious mind will work wonders in keeping you safe while riding. Whether a veteran or a novice itching to attend your first motorcycle run, you should make it a point to sign up for a Motorcycle Safety Course.
While your car may not actually have an IQ, you have one, and it pays to know as much about your vehicle as possible. Some of the topics that can raise you auto IQ includes knowledge about the types of fuel a vehicle can use, how power is measured, the ignition system, brake system, electrical system, and the powertrain system.
A smoking car limping down the street with white smoke bellowing from the tailpipe is not a pretty site. It means that someone could be reaching in their pockets very soon to fork out some money for engine maintenance.
You don't have to be an expert to diagnose and engine problem, however, there are some key things you can do to nail down those pesky engine problems that leave many people with a look of wonder and scratching their heads
No matter the age or style of your hotrod, there are always some key enhancements that can make it stick out in a crowd.
Everyone knows that leather looks good on both bikers and their motorcycles. You get the perfect combination of both quality and fashion when leather is worn. However, leather, whether it's on the rider or on the motorcycle, needs to be taken care of if it's going to last over the years.
The one thing in common that many students who take automotive training have in common, is that when they're in the zone; it's almost like being pumped up with steroids. And being in the right automotive training program is even better there are no harmful side affects.
You guessed it! The wife of Tiger Woods, and a NASCAR pit crew both know what it takes for an individual, group, or team to win.
Tagged with: Articles.
Changing your car's oil filter is right up there with changing your engine oil, and while each manufacturer will vary the scheduled oil and filter changes, it's generally agreed that the oil filter needs to be change when you change your oil.
Fixing and engine can be a challenge depending on what's in need of repair. If it's as challenging as repairing a damaged engine block or engine valves, you're going to have to roll up your sleeves and plan to be involved for an extended period of time, or, take your vehicle to a professional.
When most people hear there's a four letter word involved with something, the most obvious meaning comes to mind. However there's a four letter word that can stop you dead in your tracks from making the right type of decisions or choices in life. It's called-fear!
You guessed it. Not Much! About the only things a backyard mechanic can do better than a qualified pit crew team member is break something that a qualified mechanic will have to fix down the road.
It's been over a century that Rudolph Diesel applied for a patent on what we know now as the diesel engine. Today's diesel engine is actually more effective than the gasoline engine. The result is more horsepower per gallon or liter than gasoline.
When you're out looking at the motorcycle tires to buy, two things should come to mind: safely and peak performance.
Buying motorcycle mirrors should be like anything else-let the buyer beware! Be on the lookout for how the listing reads. The parts you buy will either be aftermarket parts or (OEM), which stands for original equipment manufacturer.
At one time or other, we've all pulled over at some remote truck stop to freshen up, grab a snack, or take a power nap. However, there are those unguarded moments in which we experience a strange feeling we can't quite put our fingers on.
Riding a motorcycle can be exhilarating and fun. However, it's hard to relax and be in the moment if you're lacking the wrong type of riding equipment.
Small diesel engine generators are fast becoming an essential item for families across the country. They make perfect sense in areas that are hot spots for hurricanes, tornadoes, and cold winters. They can often be life-saving when there's no other source of power around.
No doubt, the question comes to mind, "What do I need an apprentice electrician for?" The answer is simple: For everything you can't fix, and at a price you can afford. It's not to say that an apprentice electrician comes cheap, but let's face it, they're still in the learning stages and eager to show off their new skills.
Apart from the cat getting stuck in the drain, or your wife's wedding band disappearing and suddenly showing up in the kitchen sink plumbing a year later, plumbing problems usually take on a familiar ring.
We're all looking to save money, and plumbing and heating fees can add up in a hurry.
With a little planning and commons sense, you can put off calling the experts and leave a little change in your pockets.
Picture this! Your toilet is leaking, and it appears to have a mind of its own. The plumber's out to lunch, and there's no one else around that can give a helping hand. If fact, there's no one around that "wants" to give a helping hand.
Toilet Repair can be one of those things in life that needs to be done in a hurry. For some, the very thought sends a chill up and down the spine. Toilets aren't complex components, and the fact that they all operate in a similar manner should help to curb the fear factor.
Getting your air conditioner serviced can be expensive. The worst part is watching and waiting for the AC repair person to show up. Of course, kicking your air conditioner can end up costing you a lot more money than paying for just a service call. Additionally, there might be medical bills involved.
Buying a car is an important decision, not matter what the make, model, or year. You'll be spending hard-earned money. Unless things are going extremely well financially, you may end up going to a used car dealership.
Jessi Combs - Extreme 4x42004 Graduate
collision-refinishing-technologyCo-host of Spike TV's "Xtreme 4X4" "At WyoTech, I received the skill set necessary to take me as far as my imagination will lead me." Jessi Combs' motto, "It's not how big you are in the fight; it's how big the fight is in you," has taken her a long way...
Howared Brinkerhoff2005 Graduate"WyoTech is an excellent school. When I was choosing a school, I researched my options thoroughly. The instructors and curriculum were significantly better at WyoTech, and I also liked the accelerated path. When I graduated, I had 12 job offers."