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April 26, 2022

Ceramic vs. Semi-Metallic Brake Pads: What’s the Difference?

Brake pads are essential when it comes to driver safety. But what's the difference between ceramic and semi-metallic brake pads? These are the key points.
June 26, 2020

Dorman Loaded Knuckles Enable Easier Bearing Repairs

How to make bearing repairs easier and more predictable with loaded knuckles For professional installers, replacing a wheel bearing can be a hit-or-miss job. For do-it-yourselfers, it’s nearly impossible. This is particularly true in rust-belt regions and coastal environments. Moisture, road salt and other debris can corrode the critical mating surfaces between bearings, hubs and the rest of the assembly. That makes the whole procedure unpredictable from the standpoint of shop time, and completely impractical if you don’t have specialized ship equipment. Dorman’s OE FIX loaded knuckle assemblies fix this frequent problem by combining all the major components – suspension […]
November 19, 2019

5 Factors killing your car – Mobil 1 motor oils are designed to keep your critical engine parts in excellent condition

5 Factors Killing Your Car! Mobil 1 motor oils are designed to keep your critical engine parts in excellent condition at 250,000 miles. Learn more about how they protect against the five leading factors that could be shortening your engine life – Sludge: Mobil 1 motor oils clean up virtually all engine sludge in just one oil change – keeping your oil flowing like it should. Wear: With advanced wear protection, Mobil 1 motor oils fight friction to keep your engine running like new. Heat: Mobil 1 motor oils provide outstanding high-temperature protection between oil changes – at temperatures as high as 500°F. Deposits: You […]
September 24, 2019

New Dorman fix for Toyota Truck Differential Covers

While the toughness and reliability of Toyota trucks are impressive, their solid axles have a weak spot that often sends owners to salvage yards and online forums in search of answers. Underneath 4Runner, FJ Cruiser, Tacoma and Tundra vehicles, the cap that covers the differential is made of thin-gauge stamped steel, which lets rust eat away at it faster than other areas. The first sign of failure is typically a wet spot on the outside of the cover, or a small drip on the ground under the axle. Left to corrode further, the axle loses fluid, or water gets into […]