Monthly archives: September, 2015

Ford Rouge Factory Tour

If you’re a car enthusiast or just looking for something fun to do during your next trip to Detroit, don’t miss the exciting factory tours offered by the Henry Ford Museum. Tickets range from $28 to $35 depending on the package you get and include two different city attractions. Two of these packages even include the Ford Rouge Factory Tour! You’ll start the tour on a tour bus at the Henry Ford, which will play a video of the history of the Rouge factory on the way to the factory itself. At the plant, you’ll sit in a comfortable theater to watch films about the past and future of the…




Car Belts and What They Do

There are various belts on your car that perform important functions, and it’s important to know the difference so you can identify problems. Here’s a quick rundown of car belts and what they do: The most important belt is the serpentine belt, which has actually replaced most of the belts that used to exist in cars. If you have an older vehicle, you might have a power steering belt and others for various other purposes, but newer cars will have a serpentine belt and sometimes a timing belt. The serpentine belt connects the engine to front-mounted accessories. It’s stretched around several points to form V-shapes which provide more compact with…