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Experts sound off on power, performance, and maintenance

Aug

22

OWI LAUNCHES NEW PROGRAM AIMED AT GIVING BACK TO THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

Northbrook, IL – Announcing Old World Industries as the proud sponsor of Mexico en el Carazón 2018.  Mexico en el Carazón is an initiative that every year with great success brings from Mexico to the Mexican-Mexican-American community and the American public in general, a high-quality show which presents the most representative of music, dance and…

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Jul

26

PEAK Launches Line of OET Coolants

DID YOU KNOW … The mix of vehicles on the road has changed significantly over the last 20 years? (AutoCare Association, 2018; IHS/ POLK, 2015)   Currently in the US almost half of all passenger cars and light duty vehicles on the road are Asian brands (IHS/ POLK, 2015).  As the vehicle population shifted from being…

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Jul

23

FORCE Wins #159 at Mile High Nationals in Denver

John Force captured his 149th Funny Car victory Sunday at Bandimere Speedway in Denver, Colorado. The winningest driver in NHRA history defeated Matt Hagan, Cruz Pedregon, daughter Courtney Force, and long-time rival Ron Capps in the finals. After outrunning Matt Hagan, then beating Cruz Pedregon on a hole-shot, Force, the number five qualifier, faced the number…

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Jul

05

PEAK® Coolant & Antifreeze, BlueDEF® Diesel Exhaust Fluid Partner with Haas F1 Team

HAAS F1 PARTNERSHIP   Old World Industries announced today that it has partnered with the Haas F1 Team in the FIA Formula One World Championship. PEAK and BlueDEF will be featured on the nose of the team’s racecars driven by Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen throughout the remainder of the 2018 season beginning with this weekends…

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Jun

20

Transmission Failure? Don’t Lose Your Cool.

No driver ever wants to experience transmission failure. They can be a real pain to deal with and quite a costly repair, too. Depending on what type of car or truck you drive, you might be looking at thousands of dollars to repair or replace a transmission.   Why did the transmission fail?   90%…

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Jun

12

How To Spot A Blown Hose and Prevent It

A blown hose in your cooling system is a common mechanical emergency that has happened to the best of us. Don’t blow your own top if you have one. Here’s what you can do to diagnose a blown hose and prevent a #MechanicalEmergency.   Check the condition of your hose.   Over time, the hose…

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Jun

11

A Great Weekend for Team PEAK

The PEAK team had a fantastic weekend!  Clint Bowyer won the rain shortened NASCAR race in Pennsylvania while Courtney Force continued her dominance in the Funny Car category, winning her fourth race of the season in Virginia.  Check out all the race highlights below. NHRA   Courtney Force dominated the Funny Car category this weekend…

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wiper blades for snow

May

31

Avoid Thermostat Failure With A Simple Check-Up

  When thermostat failure happens in your vehicle, you’ll feel it. On a winter day, while everyone’s freezing outside, you’ll be inside your car freezing, too. It’s not always easy to diagnose why your thermostat malfunctions or fails, but generally it’s likely you haven’t been performing simple coolant maintenance.   What does the thermostat do?…

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dr collatn 18-degrees

May

15

3 Steps to Keep Cool and Avoid a Blown Head Gasket

Blowing a head gasket is a common mechanical emergency, but it’s not worth losing your own head over. Blown head gaskets are easy to prevent with regular check-ups. It’s all about keeping cool under pressure. And, that’s sound advice for both the car and its driver. What does a Head Gasket do? The head gasket…

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May

01

Prevent Car Water Pump Failure Before it Happens

Having your water pump fail can put a real damper on your day. If you’ve just discovered a pool of water and coolant underneath your car, you might be wondering, what happened? Diagnosing the problem can be as easy as testing your coolant and checking the levels in the reservoir. What causes a vehicle water…

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Feb

16

PEAK Receives NASCAR Drive for Diversity Award

11th Annual Awards Upholds Industry Commitment to Inclusion DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - As spectators and fans travel near and far to witness first-class racing, industry leaders and personnel gathered Thursday morning at Daytona International Speedway to honor pioneers of diversity at the eleventh annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity Awards. “The NASCAR Drive for Diversity Awards…

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make sure air pressure is right

Jan

04

5 Of The Most Commonly Overlooked Car Maintenance Issues

Caught up in the day-to-day flow of life, it's easy to overlook certain aspects of automotive maintenance - especially if there aren't any immediate consequences to doing so. Over time, however, letting things slide here and there can add up to a problem you'll eventually have to deal with down the road, and it's possible…

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