Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Automotive Dealer Supplies Filters for Cooling System Maintenance

Your cooling system is just as important as all other forms of engine maintenance, and coolant filters are vital for optimum cooling system performance. This is why you have to make sure that your automotive dealer supplies exactly what your engine requires to keep your cooling system in great working condition. At Apache Oil Company, we have Baldwin coolant filters that have two SCA formulations in order to meet you particular engine needs, and we also carry Baldwin FleetStrip Coolant Test Strips that provide an easy and convenient way to test your cooling systems.

Friday, December 5, 2014

How to Know When You’re Due for an Oil Change

In the past, the golden rule when it came to changing car oil was “every 5,000 kilometers”. However, newer synthetic oils are so efficient that the golden rule no longer applies for the average car owner.

Of course, this is not to say that you never have to go for an oil change if you’re using synthetic oil. If you notice the following signs, it may be time to replace your car oil:

Saving Up on the Gas On-site

Construction companies use up a lot of fuel for their various tasks, from transporting building materials to powering up generators for nighttime use when the main grid is out. Even if you have a ready on-site fuel service to top off your team’s vehicles for the work ahead, some issues can still nag at managers and work crews alike. You can solve these with a number of handy tips.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Fuel Injectors: Mixing It Up to Go Faster

An oil-powered vehicle’s fuel injection system is responsible for mixing fuel and air in an engine for optimal combustion and performance. A dirty fuel injector could result into reduced performance because less fuel is entering the engine. This can be avoided with regular maintenance using fuel injector cleaners.

All You Need to Know About Engine Degreasers

It can be argued that engine degreasers are among the most important automotive dealer supplies that car shops and repair centers should have. After all, a great deal of the basic job that customers demand when they drive in for tune-ups or repairs is cleaning out grease and grime from their car engine. It’s the only way to improve engine efficiency and to prevent unexpected oil leaks from happening. While others still swear to using soda and kerosene for the task, these homegrown solutions are simply outclassed by specialized cleaning solutions.