Here is one more installment of Animagraff’s spectacular animated infographics. This disc vs drum brakes animation is a useful tool in helping to visualize how these various complex parts work on a car.
Here is yet another spectacular animation showing how a supercharger works vs how a turbo works. If it’s been hard for you to picture the inner-workings of a turbo or supercharger, you’re not alone. I’ve always struggled to understand the internal mechanics and these animated infographics help solve that issue.
Ask anyone who has seen a motorcycle zooming between cars in traffic and you will hear two sides: that lane-splitting is safe, and lane-splitting is dangerous. Here are my thoughts on whether or not motorcycle lane splitting is safe or dangerous.
The animated infographic visually shows how a car engine works step by step. The very talented Jacob O’Neal researched, wrote, and designed this graphic.
When upgrading the stock 4th generation 4Runner head unit, you can use other Toyota head units, aftermarket head units, or even Scion head units. Since I’m an fan of using OEM parts for upgrades, I started with a Scion T1806 and then moved on to a T1814…
High mileage 3rd generation Toyota 4Runners are notorious for having excessive throttle play. This is a result of excessive slack in the throttle cable, which directly affects throttle response. Doing a bit of easy maintenance here can produce some quick results and easily revive your 3rd gen 4Runner!
My 2003 Toyota 4Runner is a V6 SR5 4×4 that has a non-sealed transmission unit. This system has a transmission fluid dipstick, unlike the later years’ 4Runners that have a sealed transmission with no dipstick. The following procedure outlines a flush and fill for my car.