Categories for Performance Vehicles

The History of Performance Vehicles

November 15, 2022

The automobile was invented in the late 1800s and was perfected throughout the 20th century. From the Ford Model T to the Ford GT40, the automobile underwent a gradual transition from a slow and reliable form of basic transportation into truly impressive performance vehicles capable of traveling hundreds of miles per hour for up to a full day without stopping for anything other than fuel and a change of tires and brake pads. The following is a quick look at the history of performance vehicles over the years. Ford Model T Standardizes Production The Model T is not recognized among performance... View Article

Is Upgrading Leaf Springs Worth It?

August 15, 2022

For those that have springs in their car or truck that are simply not doing the job, upgrading might be the option that you need. So, what does it mean to upgrade your leaf springs and is it worth it? For some, upgrading your leaf springs is not an option or is not the greatest option, but taking the time to learn a bit about it can help you determine what is going to work for you. Leaf Spring Replacement Replacing your leaf springs with the same type of spring is not the same thing as a suspension upgrade. With... View Article

What Is the Purpose of a Sway Bar?

August 1, 2022

There are a lot of parts of a vehicle that you will want to know about if you are going to get serious about keeping your vehicle properly maintained and balanced at all times. This means that you may need to look at a sway bar upgrade and other things you can do to ensure your vehicle is as well maintained as possible. At Auto-Truck Service Inc., we focus on ensuring you can get the sway bar upgrade you require at any time.  What Is a Sway Bar? The sway bar is important to the way that your wheels and... View Article

Can You Put a Turbo in Any Naturally-Aspirated Car?

September 14, 2021

If you want to add more horsepower, you might first think of modifying the intake and exhaust. Combine that with new tires and suspension tuning for handling corners, and you’ll get a boost. But if you really want to go faster, at some point you’re going to need to increase the engine’s output. One way of doing that is to add a turbo charger. You may be wondering how simple turbo charger installation is for a naturally-aspirated car. Let’s look at how you can take your car to the next level. How a turbo charger functions If you just slap... View Article

Are Tuners Worth It?

August 31, 2021

The bottom line is that high-quality engine performance tuners are absolutely worth the money. The shift firmness on its own makes this a great investment. By retuning your car’s engine for performance, you’ll boost torque and gain increased power output. While these magic chips might sound too good to be true, you can rest assured that, if installed properly, they’ll do wonders. Let’s look at all the benefits of engine performance tuners and how they function. How tuners work Whether you know them as tuners, chips or programmers, these tiny electronic devices are utilized to optimize your engine’s performance. This... View Article

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