3 Symptoms of a Bad Starter Motor (and Replacement Cost)

For automobiles, the electric starter is a boon to easily getting on the road. It was invented by Clyde J. Coleman and first patented in 1903. Coleman soon sold his patent rights to Delco which was subsequently absorbed by General Motors. When Delco joined GM, the brilliant engineer, Charles Kettering, came along for the ride. …

8 Reasons Your Car Makes a Rattling Noise When Accelerating

Is your vehicle currently producing an alarming rattling sound when under acceleration? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Believe it or not, complaints of rattling noises from various points of origin are among the most common of automotive issues. However, one cannot help but be somewhat alarmed when hearing a noise of this nature. The …

Straight Pipe Exhaust Systems (Pros, Cons, and Cost)

Straight piping your exhaust is a religion. It was brought forth by the Israelites on the seventh coming of the Lord’s name, wherein they exclaimed: “Thou shalt eliminate all resistance from thine exhaust system, so as to spit fire and therefore create more burning bushes, bro.” Shortly thereafter, as we all know, horse-drawn carriages were …