Oscaro Now Carries Synergy Tie Rod Ends and Ball Joints

The specialists at Synergy have been engineering the highest quality vehicle components for over ten years. All parts go through rigorous testing and are proven on some of the toughest terrain from all over the world. They then take this rigorous testing to ensure your vehicles replacement parts last longer than the originals that came on your truck new.

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Why Do We Become Attached To Cars?

We love our cars, in fact, in a recent Autotrader survey, 70% of drivers feel “very attached” or “somewhat attached” to their car. We don’t become this attached to our other possessions. We don’t name our smartphones or talk to our houses so why do we become attached to cars?

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How To Replace An Oxygen Sensor

The oxygen sensor’s (or lambda sensor) main purpose is to keep the engine running as efficiently as possible in order to reduce emissions. For a gas engine to run optimally, it needs a specific ratio of gas and oxygen. Too little air and there will be left-over, unburnt fuel causing the engine to run rich. Too much air can cause poor performance and excess nitrogen-oxide. Both of these scenarios result in air pollutants.

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Millennials Don’t Drive

When it comes to millennials and driving there’s a pervasive notion that they’re just not into cars. MTV wanted to find out if this was true and did an in-depth study on millennials and their driving habits. The study consisted of over 3000 Millennials (aged 18 to 34), 400 Gen Xers and 403 Baby Boomers. What they found might change the way you look at today’s youth.

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Waterlogged WRC Rally Car Rebuilt in 3 hours

On Friday during the WRC Rally in Guanajuato Mexico, Estonian Ott Tanak and co-driver Raigo Molder hit the bank coming round a bend, promptly losing control of the vehicle, possibly due to a snapped tie rod. In the video, Tanak and Molder can be seen swimming to safety as the Fiesta sinks into the reservoir.

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20% Off Shocks and Struts + Up To $120 Back!

Have you been wanting to upgrade your suspension but are reluctant to take the plunge and purchase? Perhaps 20% off shocks and struts will convince you. Still not enough? How about $120 back in Mail-in rebates from manufactures like Monroe, Rancho and KYB?

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Fixer’s Ride: Volkswagen Vanagon

The Vanagon is the third generation of VW transporter vans that was in production from 1979 to 1990 with U.S. imports stopping shortly thereafter. Originally fitted with an air-cooled rear engine that had notorious reliability issues, they were replaced with water-cooled 1.9 and 2.1 liter engines in 1983. Compared with it’s predecessors, the Vanagon is more reliable, (slightly) more powerful and substantially more comfortable. Despite it’s unassuming appearance and mechanical issues, this boxy van has captured the hearts of countless generations. For baby boomers, they bring back memories of family road trips. For generation Xers, the Vanagon represents counter-culture and for todays generations, the Van symbolizes freedom and adventure, an escape from what many consider a cluttered and complicated life.

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Women Under the Hood: International Women’s Day

On March 8th, in celebration of International Women’s day, Oscaro is encouraging women everywhere to get under the hood. Not a women? Encourage your wife, girlfriend, mother, daughter, niece, or friend to get involved with auto repair. Rather than showing them the repair, let them take the lead on it. It’s 2015 and it’s time to drop the stereotypes and discrimination and get more women under the hood.

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