The Ultimate Upgrade


Whether you’re a car fanatic looking for the ultimate upgrade or you’re searching for simple tweaks to make your vehicle run more efficiently, we’ve got you covered. From swapping out your windshield wipers to maximizing your fuel’s performance, learn the best ways to keep your vehicle in top shape.

Tires

Replace all four tires at once instead of in pairs. All four tires should have tread depths within 4/32 inches of each other.

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Windshield Wipers

Clean your windshield every gas station visit to prolong blade life.

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Brakes

Live in a cold weather climate? Replace semi-metallic brake pads with ceramic. Carbon ceramic brakes resist salt and water corrosion.

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Engine Performance

Keep your engine clean of harmful buildup with a fuel additive like Techron. As you drive, Techron cleans and protects vital engine parts, so your engine always runs at peak performance.

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Vehicle Lighting

Replace both headlight bulbs even if only one has burned out, to avoid uneven lighting. Headlight bulbs lose effectiveness after 2–3 years.

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A car’s windshield wiper system is designed to last

Pop Quiz!

When should you replace your brake pads?

When 1/16-inch
of the pad remains
Correct!
Most manufacturers recommend changing pads when they wear down to 1/8 inch. A good rule of thumb is to visually inspect your brake pads for wear every 12,000 miles.
When 1/2-inch
of the pad remains
Nope!
Pads are typically the first part of the brake system to fail–they’ll squeak loudly to let you know replacement is needed. But don’t wait for the squeak! Most manufacturers recommend changing brake pads when they wear down to 1/8 of an inch thick.
When 1/8-inch
of the pad remains
Nope!
Pads are typically the first part of the brake system to fail–they’ll squeak loudly to let you know replacement is needed. But don’t wait for the squeak! Most manufacturers recommend changing brake pads when they wear down to 1/8 of an inch thick.

How often should you replace your brake fluid?

Every
15,000 to 20,000 miles
Nope!
Most manufacturers suggest replacing brake fluid every 20,000-25,000 miles, but consider changing it earlier if it looks dirty or contaminated.
Every
20,000 to 25,000 miles
Correct!
The brake pedal moves a lever that displaces the fluid to engage your brake system. Brake fluid should be changed whenever it looks dirty or contaminated – but most manufacturers suggest replacing brake fluid every 20,000-25,000 miles.
Every
30,000 to 35,000 miles
Nope!
Most manufacturers suggest replacing brake fluid every 20,000-25,000 miles, but consider changing it earlier if it looks dirty or contaminated.

Worn headlight lenses reduce headlight effectiveness by up to

In
4,500
miles of driving, fuel additives
can remove up to
50%
of harmful carbon deposits

Engine Performance

No other fuel additive works the way Techron does to limit the harmful emissions that cause air pollution. As Techron flows through your engine, it scrubs vital engine parts and minimizes harmful deposits in the combustion chamber. This keeps air flowing properly through your engine, minimizing emissions.