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How to choose the right size Hub Centric Ring

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How to choose the right size Hub Centric Ring

How do I determine the size of Hub Centric Rings I need? Measuring for Hub Centric Rings Confused by hub centric rings? Not sure what you need? We can Help! Follow the instructions below to get the two measurements you need to order Hub Centric Rings. You need BOTH measurements to order Hub Rings, the size of your rim's hole or "Wheel Center" and the size of your vehicle's hub. Once you know both measurements, Hub Rings are available at all Canadian Performance Improvements Locations. We have the parts to help you fit your wheels on your car!        What...

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How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Garage

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How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Garage

How To Rid Your Garage of Mice and Rodents Mice are known to crawl into garages to stay warm for the winter, where they can die and fill a garage with stench in the process. Mice also eat away at various wires, tubes and circuitry inside your walls. Mice are one of the most common household pests in Canada. These small furry nuisances permeate homes, garages and sheds, leaving unsanitary feces, eating unsupervised food and chewing personal belongings. One of the best ways to keep mice, squirrels and rats out of your home is to keep them out of your...

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What is AFM/DFM? Can it be Disabled?

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What is AFM/DFM? Can it be Disabled?

Can Active Fuel Management (AFM) & Dynamic Fuel Management (DFM) be Disabled? What is AFM/DFM? An In-Depth Look Author: Jacob White | 08/17/2020 Active Fuel Management (AFM) was a system GM engineers developed back in 2005 to help improve the fuel mileage from some of their V6 and V8 engine applications. AFM shuts off half of your engines cylinders to operate at a reduced power level to reduce fuel consumption when running in low load and cruise situations. By 2019, GM had developed Dynamic Fuel Management (DFM) also known as Dynamic Skip Fire, which is a smarter version of AFM....

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How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Vehicle

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How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Vehicle

How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Cars Mice are known to crawl into vents inside vehicles, where they can die and fill a car with stench in the process. Mice also eat away at various wires, tubes and circuitry under the hood. Consequently, if you do nothing to fight a mice infestation in your car, you run the risk of having future performance issues with the vehicle.   BEWARE OF MICE BEARING GIFTS Automotive technicians often discover nests and stashes of nuts that rodents love to store within the warm confines of an engine. One tech found a bird...

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