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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Why Your Turbo Blows Oil

Oftentimes if the turbo in your vehicle begins blowing oil, people will tell you that the turbo seals must be bad but this is usually an unfounded claim. A lot of the time your turbo can still be in perfect working condition but blowing oil, so with that in mind here are a few of the most common problems and reasons that your turbo is blowing oil. The Oil Drain Is Too Small– If you purchase an aftermarket drain, oftentimes the fitting has too small of an inside diameter. This is the most common cause of oil coming from the turbo because a factory MHI Drain has 16mm inside diameter while most aftermarket drain fittings have an inside diameter of 12mm. This size difference then causes the oil to not drain efficiently and the oil can back up inside the cartridge. Coupled with new oil filling up the cartridge and all of the old oil ... read more

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Tips to Not Get Cheated While Buying Your Car Insurance Policy

Finding an insurance policy that is right for you can be a daunting process; it gets to be a lot more complicated than most people anticipate—especially if you are trying to ensure that you get the best deal possible. It is easy to fall into the trap of insurance company marketing; they tend to not tell you up front that while you may be saving money each month, your coverage is less than adequate for your needs or wishes. There are many factors that contribute to how your rate will be assessed by an insurance company. For instance, an insurance company will want to consider if the applicant has had any driving infractions, or has had their license suspended or revoked; unfortunately, such violations can be difficult, if not impossible, to expunge from your record in a timely, inexpensive fashion. However, there are other things that one can do to lower insurance rates. Shopping for car insurance is ov ... read more

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