Airbags are an important safety feature on today"s automobiles.airbag image by Dimitar Atanasov from Fotolia.comFor automakers, safety is a priority, and according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, airbags significantly increase automobile safety. Every new car, including the...
The GMC 6.5 Turbo refers to a line of engines made by General Motors for pickup trucks they made starting in 1982. These lines of trucks were used primarily for hauling and towing. The engine was a V-8 Diesel. The turbocharged engine allowed for increased torque output. This is a common way for manu
The Volkswagen Beetle is a successful and cult car model from the Volkswagen auto company. While the original Beetle car model was discontinued in 2003, the new Beetle model is still being manufactured as of 2010. The new Beetles, as well as the original Beetles, should be properly maintained and re
Welding a panel patch to a vehicle is a challenging process that takes both time and skill. The process should only be undertaken by someone with welding experience. Safety is an important issue with welding, because the hot metal can cause serious burns to skin. Even looking at a hot welding iron c
An excessively worn control arm bushing can lead to damage to other suspension components, as the bushing softens the contact between the control arm and vehicle frame. On a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am, a hydraulic press is needed to replace the control arm bushings. However, the entire control arm can be
Cracked or broken auto glass can be a major safety hazard. Getting it repaired right away can help save drivers a lot of money and ensure their safety on the road.
Refrigerators are not the most complicated appliance in the house, but it still takes a lot of parts working together perfectly to keep your food cold. If one of those parts breaks down, or begins to, you may start to hear new noises from your refrigerator. Fridges make some noise during regular ope
Mercedes power windows are more convenient than their manual windows when they are working properly. But, unlike manual windows, Mercedes power windows are privy to electrical difficulties that can impede their functioning. The most detrimental difficulty that a power window can experience is the br
Replacing main bearings is a critical part of any engine rebuild. They are usually replaced along with other internal parts while the engine is out and completely disassembled. This allows for a complete inspection of the crankshaft journals around which the bearings sit, as well as the opportunity
Molybdenum is a Group 6 chemical element. On the periodic table, molybdenum is abbreviated Mo and has an atomic number of 42. With the sixth highest melting temperature of any element and the ability to form hard carbides, molybdenum is commonly used in steel alloys.
Pressurized GasGas can be contained in a tank in a variety of ways, from liquid to dissolved. However, if a gas is contained as a gas, which is the most common method, then it is put under a tremendous amount of pressure. All gases have a natural state of pressure that they prefer, but...
In school, most of the people do not value the importance of their education but as people grow older, there is one course that people should take seriously because it could be the course that could save their lives, their family and their properties.
Reading games help children with their reading skills.book image by Pali A from Fotolia.comChildren who read at lower levels are often held back in many activities and later can be limited in their career options. For these reasons, the importance of literacy and assessment of a child"s...
Recently stock market fall, it has an impact on income and ability to pay for college. The tuition fee, room rents, book expenses, travel and other college expenses are continuing while slowdown in economic. Today's economy situation, it is much more difficult to obtain a student loan and EMI
Have you ever wondered why good grades are so important to get into a medical school?
If you are a single mom, you really need a college education to go far in this world. In fact, one of the most difficult decisions I ever had to make was going back to college. To earn more money, some can go the route of finding an additional job or two on the side to make ends meet. I was able to
Follow the exploits of intelligence agents and spies in literature. Spy tales are an important part of adventure literature. Have you enjoyed James Fenimore Cooper's classic "The Spy"? What about the legendary tricks of Ian Fleming's James Bond? Read more about collections of spy