1A Auto Automotive Articles

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 and trucks. 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 101s on parts, repair and maintenance tips, buying guides, information about makes and models, general help, and much more.

Empower Video Series

Articles About Parts

Tips for Finding Auto Parts

Car Part Terminology

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

Weatherstripping 101

Replacement Fog / Driving Lights

Control Arm Basics

Towing Mirrors Guide

Ignition Coils & Coil Packs

Exhaust Manifolds 101

Replacement Headlights

Replacement Tail Lights

Alternators 101

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

Shop for Parts

Front Wheel Bearings

Ceramic Brake Pads

HID Headlights

Shock Absorbers

Tow Mirrors

General Automotive Articles

Understanding Vehicle Identification Numbers / "VIN Numbers"

Automotive Differentials Explained

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)

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