When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years. But how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? Twisted Metal Off Road & Diesel in Tampa, FL has the answers you need to become more in-tune with your diesel truck and engine.
We just want to take some time to honor and recognize those who have stood for us in the past as well as their families who have stood behind them. At Twisted Metal Off Road & Diesel in Tampa we commemorate the bravery of those who have fought for our freedom. Their sacrifice keeps us safe and here at Twisted Metal Off Road & Diesel, we would like to share our appreciation this Memorial Day. Regardless, of where you find yourself on this day, we hope that you take some time to pause and think of those who have lost their lives fighting for this country. To any customers or community members who have served our nation so bravely, our team here at Twisted Metal Off Road & Diesel thanks you!
Are your fleet vehicles equipped with four-wheel or all-wheel drive? More and more, companies are moving towards vehicles equipped with one or the other - they’re safer and more useful, particularly in inclement weather or less than ideal conditions. If your fleet is powered by all four wheels, Twisted Metal Off Road & Diesel in Tampa, FL has you covered.
U-joints are a small, simple component - in fact, they have changed much since the very first automobiles. However, on any vehicle with a driveshaft, its ability to move depends entirely on the u-joint being there. You’ll often hear “maybe it’s the u-joints” as a solution offered for problems with a vehicle - but what are they, what do they do, and how do you know if yours is bad? Twisted Metal Off Road & Diesel in Tampa, FL has the answers.
Our Tampa drivers have been experiencing issues with their transmissions and there are a few things that we here at Twisted Metal Off Road & Diesel feel are important to know so that you are more comfortable and confident if you are, indeed experiencing a transmission problem of any kind. First, if you drive a vehicle manufactured in the past few decades, there’s a good chance your transmission has a variety of sensors attached to it which monitors all kinds of things - fluid pressure, vehicle speed, temperature, air intake at the engine, and so on. The first thing to check is your Transmission Sensor, which is a much more affordable fix than replacing your transmission!
The time to know if your brakes are going bad is NOT when you go to stop at that red light or on the parkway when someone suddenly swerves in front of you. It's not always "just" brake pads either, your brake master cylinder could be an issue. How do you recognize the signs that you have a real problem with your brake master cylinder and just what is it? Here atTwisted Metal Off Road & Diesel in Tampa, FL we not only have the answers, but we also put together a service schedule for you and keep an eye on issues based on your driving habits, vehicle type and your description of issues you are having. We treat your car, truck or SUV as if it were ours keeping you informed of issues we find so you can get them fixed "before" there are larger repair bills so you can keep your vehicle Newer - Longer! Below is everything you need to look for and tips on your brake master cylinder.