Why Do Car Batteries Corrode? Ask Alex #3

Hey guys! This week I want to aswer Kevin’s question back on the post where I reviewed my favorite car batteries. Kevin asked: Why do car batteries corrode? So i’m going to dive right into it to help you find out why this happens, what’s the effect it may have in your car’s functioning and how to get rid of corrosion! Quick Navigation The reason SOME car batteries corrode:When does this happen?Negative effects of corroded terminals.How to clean the terminals from corrosion.Wrapping Up: The reason SOME car batteries corrode:I’m sure you’ve seen this before: Corrosion (this blue-ish dust) on the battery’s terminals happens only … Read more

Where does synthetic oil come from? Ask Alex #1

In this new series I’ll be answering questions that I recieve on the comments, on twitter or by email.  Today’s question is “Where does synthetic oil come from?” by Aaron via email. Before I get down to the differences between conventional oil and synthetic oil, what kind of synthetic oils exist and where they come from, here’s the article that lead to the question from Aaron:Synthetic Oil Change Interval​Let’s dive right into the topic! Quick Navigation How to know the origin: The base oil.​Full synthetic oils: Groups 4 and 5 base oilsGroup IV Base Oils.​Group V base oilsUh-uh. Natural Gas?​Wrapping it up. DISCOVER … Read more

How to wax a car properly [Step-by-step guide]

Do you want your car to be freaking shiny and looking like brand new? I know you do. I’ll teach you right now how to wax a car properly for ultimate protection, looks and awesomeness. Many car owners think wax are a thing from the past you know, from our grandpas era where car paints weren’t resistant at all.​ These car owners are very much mistaken: wax has long been essential to smart car care and preserving the resale value of your vehicle. Waxing your car has long been viewed by many car owners as just a way to make the paint look shinier on … Read more

Synthetic Oil Change Interval. All you need to know to Stop Wasting Money.

Following the correct synthetic oil change interval is an extremely important thing when it comes to keep your car’s engine running nice and smooth for a long time. But we all know that synthetic oil does cost some good money so we don’t want to change it prematurely, right? We also don’t want to extend its service life too long and end up damaging the engine. So, let’s find that sweetspot. Quick Navigation HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU CHANGE OIL?The 3000 miles rule.Synthetic and Full Synthetic.Synthetic oil change interval: What manufacturers say.FACTORS THAT AGE OIL QUICKER.From 3000 miles to 20000 and back to 10000. … Read more

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