If you’re a professional installer in 2019, you probably can’t help but feel a little anxious about the long-term viability of your business when everyone is talking about electric vehicles (EV’s) taking over in the not so distant future. Make no mistake – battery-powered EV’s will play a significant role in powering the cars and…

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These days, a lot of passenger vehicles and many fairly large crossovers are coming to market with tiny 1.4 to 2.0-liter gas engines paired with turbochargers. I started to notice it a few years ago but didn’t really grasp the depth of this transition until I began car shopping recently. Turbocharged vehicles are taking over…

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ECOGARD Oil Filter X10249 is superseded to X11646 and only available as long as inventory lasts. New ECOGARD X11646 is a redesigned filter to fit the Isuzu N-Series and GM Tilt Cab Trucks where the X10249 is recommended and additional, newer vehicles.   ECOGARD electronic catalogs, iOS and Android apps have been updated to recommend…

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The search for a new car or truck can be a stressful experience. After all, it is a big purchase for many people and it’s a decision that most of us have to live with for at least a few years. Taking care of that nice new ride shouldn’t stress anyone out though. Sadly, that’s…

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Spring is here and that means changes to the weather (hopefully warmer weather), which usually allows us to get outside, work in the yard, clean up the house or garage, or open the pool. It’s the time of year when we start making preparations that will get us through the dog days of summer. Your…

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One of the most commonly asked questions about oil filters for passenger cars and light-duty trucks is “What is the micron rating of the filter?”.  The inquirer is typically seeking information upon which to make a determination as to the quality of the filter and whether it is appropriate for the application under consideration.  Often,…

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Changing engine oil every 3,000 miles/3 months was the standard recommended service interval for a long time. While many people still follow this historic standard, it is often because they are just unaware of the innovations that have been made in modern engine technology and the engineering advancements achieved in specialty lubricants that allow higher…

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