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  • Gear Slip Oil

    Sunday 31 July 2016

    The purpose of the differential gears that are present in on-road drive axles is to permit each wheel to turn at a different speed than the other to prevent “wheel skip” when the vehicle is turning.  Unfortunately, this causes conventional rear-wheel-drive axles to have a disadvantage when one wheel is on a slippery surface.  All of the torque gets transferred to this wheel resulting in wheel spin, while the other wheel and the vehicle do not move. One of the more common w... read more

  • Motor Oil Matters

    Sunday 31 July 2016

    Motor Oil Matters is a recently developed program by the American Petroleum Institute (API). The goal of Motor Oil Matters is to ensure that drivers are always getting the right motor oil for their vehicles.  API has established a motor oil chain of custody that ensures distributors are able to identify and certify the oil they are delivering is the correct oil for customers’ vehicles. API will certify motor oil distributors and oil change locations and identify businesses that meet... read more

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