You have probably seen a teardrop trailer before. They are usually small trailers that are rounded on one end and then come to a tapered point on the other. These small trailers seem impossibly small to observers, but those who own them absolutely love them. These tiny recreational vehicles are just big enough for two people to sleep in. Read on to find out more about these unique camping vehicles.
A regular question customers ask me in our shop is how long should their car’s struts last? The industry standard answer is 50,000 miles on the average Asian and domestic vehicle according to Monroe, which is one of the largest strut and shock manufacturers in the world.
Lower the azulejo hidraulico so the axle separates from the leaf springs by a couple of inches which will take the load off the leaf springs and give you room to put in the new center bolt.
Once the front of the vehicle is securely supported, crawl under it and locate the oil pan on the bottom of the engine. Usually near the front center of the vehicle and slightly behind or between the front tires. Consult your owners manual or search for a diagram online if you can’t find it. Locate the drain plug.
However, discoloration does not affect the performance of your exhaust headers. They still work just the same on the inside no matter how they look on the outside. It just depends on your level of OCD.
3 or 4 bolts on top, a couple at the steering knuckle and you have the old one out. Make sure to mark the bolts at the knuckle if they appear to have an alignment cam installed. And even then, take the car down and have the alignment checked after installing new struts.
Plastic non-marring tools- These types of tools allow you to pry and leverage parts that would normally be damaged by metal tools such as screwdrivers. You commonly use these on the interior of your vehicle, such as when removing an interior door panel.
Obviously, you can always pay someone to do this maintenance task for you. Many drivers opt to have this performed in a shop not out of personal ineptitude, but rather for the convenience of driving it into a shop and driving out within half an hour. Whatever route you end up taking, you can always take a little pride away from it knowing that you’re contributing to the enhanced functionality and performance of your vehicle’s core components.