We're a bunch of car guys at 1A Auto, plain and simple. Between us, we have decades of automotive experience from working on and fixing vehicles, buying parts, and from just living and breathing everything about automobiles. Now, we want to share all of the expertise and knowledge we have accumulated over that time with you! Here you'll find a wealth of automotive resources including 101's on parts, repair and maintenance tips, buying guides, information about makes and models, general help, and much more.
Articles About Parts
Wheel Hub & Bearing Guide
Timing Belts Vs. Timing Chains
Tire Size Guide
Shocks Vs. Struts
Exhaust Manifolds Vs. Headers
Window Regulator Replacement
Replacement Side View Mirrors
Replacement Fog / Driving Lights
Control Arm Basics
Towing Mirrors Guide
Ignition Coils & Coil Packs
Exhaust Manifolds 101
Replacement Tail Lights
Parking, Corner, Side Marker, Turn Signal, Bumper, Repeater Lights & Reflectors Guide
Auto Radiators 101
Oxygen Sensor Basics
Starter Motor 101
What is a Cylinder Head and How Does it Work
Crankshaft Position Sensors
General Automotive Articles
Understanding Vehicle Identification Numbers / "VIN Numbers"
What are the Different Types of Automotive Brakes?
What is OBD II and how does it work?
Power Steering 101: What is it and How it Works
Distributor Ignition Systems Explained
What are the Different Types of Fuel Injection Systems?
How Fuel Injection Systems Work
What is The Difference Between Flat Plane and Cross Plane Crankshafts?
What is The Difference Between Four Wheel Drive and All Wheel Drive?
Short Ram Vs. Cold Air Intake Systems
Understanding Truck Body Styles
Articles About Makes, Models, Companies and Brands
History of General Motors (GM)