What Does A Vehicle Air Filter Do, And When Should It Be Replaced?

Why Is A Vehicle Air Filter Important? NYC is first in a lot of things, but clean air sure isn’t one of them. This is where the vehicle air filter comes into play. The air filter cleans the air entering the engine (not to be confused with the cabin air filter). Engines require combustion, which [...]

May 30th, 2018|

Why and When to Change Antifreeze / Coolant: 4 Easy Antifreeze Tests for the DIY Mechanic

Antifreeze / Coolant serves a critical role in engine operation. It circulates through the radiator and dispels heat, to keep the engine from overheating – while also transferring heat to the heater core, where it can be used to warm the car in winter. Antifreeze also keeps this important fluid from freezing in winter. Even [...]

December 19th, 2017|

“And if you don’t know, now you know.”

Arch Auto Parts–Homegrown In Queens & Keeps Getting Better Arch grew up right here in Jamaica and has grown to 12 stores in Queens, Brooklyn, and Long Island. While we have grown in number of stores, we have also grown in the number of products, brands, and services that we offer. Here’s an overview of [...]

October 4th, 2017|

Winter Is Coming – Detail Your Car While You Still Can | Autoblog Video Series Ep. 1

If you are thinking about fully detailing your car, you picked a perfect time of year. You have maybe a month before any excuse will be good enough to procrastinate until spring. Autoblog has made step-by-step videos to get you through the process. This is the first episode in a 10 part series that gives [...]

September 21st, 2017|

DENSO and IBIDEN – More Technologically Advanced Exhaust Systems On The Way

As regulations on emissions get more strict, internal combustion engines, including gasoline, diesel, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid engines - and exhaust systems - must be more efficient. DENSO and IBIDEN are working to stay ahead of this trend by working together to develop technologically advanced exhaust systems. The plan is combining the expertise of IBIDEN [...]

May 30th, 2017|

Trico Wiper Blades Celebrates Taxi, Uber & Lyft Drivers at Times Square

Trico celebrated 100 years of wiper blades on the biggest stage possible: Times Square during December. As a company dedicated to helping people see better, it only makes sense that they wanted to be seen by as many people as possible (about 7.5 million by their estimates). The giant neon billboard featured a driver appropriately [...]

May 25th, 2017|

Why Do Catalytic Converters Fail?

Before You Ruin Another Catalytic Converter   Catalytic converters turn harmful pollutants into more environmentally friendly gases and frequently outlive their warranties. So, why do catalytic converters fail? Put simply, it usually isn’t their fault. If catalytic converters fail early, it is likely a symptom of another problem. The tricky part is diagnosing what that [...]

May 21st, 2017|

Sway Bar / Stabilizer Link – What Is It And When To Replace?

Sway Bay - The Missing Link (Stabilizer bar, Sway bar, Anti-sway bar, Anti-Roll bar)   Sway bar link, Stabilizer bar, Sway bar, Stabilizer link, Anti-sway bar, Anti-Roll bar or some other combination of these words…Just like your friend Robert (Rob, Robbie, Bobby, Bob), this guy can’t get his name straight. Don’t let that throw you [...]

May 17th, 2017|

Why Race Cars Are Using the Federated Sport AGM Battery | 1:27 min. Video

AGM batteries have twice the cycle capability and 20x the vibration resistance of typical lead-acid batteries. Find out why even race cars are getting on board by using the Federated AGM Power Sport Battery. Two Guys Garage expert Kevin Byrd explains why AGM batteries from Federated are shaking things up in the car world. Race [...]

May 17th, 2017|

AGM Batteries Are Better | 1:40 min. Video

AGM batteries are becoming increasingly common as the OE standard because of cars’ growing electrical demands. Things like start/stop technology may require cars to have a secondary AGM battery in addition to the primary battery. Whether your driving a truck, car, or ATV, Federated Auto Parts has an AGM battery for you. In this video [...]

May 15th, 2017|
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